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The top-seeded Oakwood Christian Middle School Eagles certainly looked the part on Thursday as the Navy-and-Gold blew past the Cleveland Christian School Crusaders, 42-15, in a Southern Christian Athletic Association tournament semifinal at the Rossville Athletic Center.

Despite 16 saves by keeper Riley McBee, including a penalty kick, the Ridgeland Lady Panthers could not find the offense they needed in a 1-0 home loss to Dade County on a rainy Thursday night in Rossville.

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It was a tough start to the 2019 baseball season for the Heritage Generals on Monday as visiting Calhoun - ranked No. 9 in the latest Georgia Dugout Preview Class 3A poll - scored eight times in the top of the first inning en route to a 15-0, four-inning victory.

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Six local wrestlers competed for state championships at the Macon Coliseum on Saturday, but only Ridgeland's Jacob Mariakis (Class 4A, 152 pounds) was able to emerge with state gold as he tied a Ridgeland school record with his third state crown.

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The Georgia Northwestern Bobcats shot 67 percent in the second half and scored 59 points in final 20 minutes on Saturday night, but it was still not enough to overcome a 22-point halftime deficit in a 106-89 loss at West Georgia Tech.

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An 18-win season came to an abrupt end for the Ringgold Lady Tigers in Norcross on Friday night as they dropped a 61-47 decision to Region 7 champion Greater Atlanta Christian in the first round of the Class 3A state playoffs.

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The LaFayette Ramblers finished the regular season with a sparkling 24-2 overall record - one of the best in all of Class 4A - but their playoff run would be a short one as they dropped a 48-43 first-round road decision at Region 7 runner-up Marist in the opening round of the Class 4A state …

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Two decisive runs, one to start the game and one to start the third quarter, ultimately proved to be too much for the home team to overcome as the Heritage Generals saw their season end with a 78-50 loss to Blessed Trinity in the first round of the Class 4A state tournament on Friday.

After a narrow loss at Coosa to begin the 2019 baseball campaign on Monday, the LaFayette Ramblers dropped to 0-2 on the season with a close loss to Dade County Thursday evening in Trenton.

The Oakwood Christian Eagles said thank-you to seven seniors on Tuesday night and those seven seniors were rewarded with a 66-52 home victory over Cleveland Christian in the home and regular season finale in Chickamauga.

Down by seven points early in the game on Tuesday, the Georgia Northwestern Bobcats came roaring back to take the lead at halftime and went up by double digits in the second half. However, the visiting Dalton State College club team would have the final say as they rallied for an 82-69 victo…

The Oakwood Christian Middle School Lady Eagles' quest for an ISC tournament championship came to an end on Monday as they had to settle for second place, following a 27-21 loss to Grace Baptist Academy of Chattanooga.

Hunter Hodson is known throughout northwest Georgia as a baseball standout and he has also provided valuable minutes on the basketball court this season.

KISSIMMEE, Fla. – After an exciting day of movement atop the leaderboard, FLW Tour pro Buddy Gross of Chickamauga (Ga.) took the lead Saturday after the final bass had been weighed at the FLW Tour at Lake Toho, presented by Ranger Boats with a five-bass limit weighing 19 pounds, 12 ounces.

The Oakwood Christian Middle School Lady Eagles are one win away from an ISC tournament championship after taking down Berean Academy, 30-18, in a semifinal game Saturday at St. Jude in Chattanooga.

The Ridgeland Panthers outhit the Buford Wolves on Saturday, but could not find enough offense to knock off arguably the state's best Class 5A team as the Black-and-White opened the 2019 baseball season with a 6-3 loss in Gwinnett County.

On a day in which the Georgia Northwestern Lady Bobcats honored and celebrated the lives of those touched by breast cancer, the home team was also able to celebrate a victory of its own.

One night after seeing a six-game winning streak snapped, the Oakwood Christian Eagles began a new winning streak on Friday with a 57-44 home win over Liberty Christian School.

Over the last four or five seasons, the Heritage Lady Generals versus the Northwest Lady Bruins has morphed into arguably the top basketball rivalry in all of Region 6-AAA, boys or girls.

After the seventh-seeded Ridgeland Panthers pulled off the upset against second-seeded Gilmer on Tuesday night, another upset would highlight Thursday's action at the Region 6-AAAA tournament at Southeast Whitfield High School.

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