For the third consecutive year, Gordon Lee High School swept the Area 3-A Public School track meet at Darlington High School.
Ringgold, Gordon Lee and Lakeview met at Ringgold High School for a three-team meet as final tuneups continued before the upcoming NGAC track championships.
Back on March 30, the Gordon Lee Trojans suffered a disappointing 1-0 loss to Aurora Central Catholic High School out of Illinois on the final day of the Chattanooga Central tournament.
The Chattanooga Valley Eagles scored eight runs in the top of the fourth inning to help polish off an 18-2 victory over Saddle Ridge Thursday afternoon in Rock Spring.
Thursday night saw a rematch of last year's NGAC finals and perhaps of potential preview of this year's conference championship series as the Gordon Lee Trojans got a big night from Blake Rodgers in a 5-0 victory at Ringgold.
The Gordon Lee Trojans and LaFayette Ramblers continued to prep for upcoming area tournaments with a head-to-head, nine-hole match at the LaFayette Golf Course on Thursday.
The Warriors got seven strong innings from Riley Mosier on Thursday night, but could not get enough offense going in a season-ending, 1-0, home loss to Coahulla Creek.
The LaFayette Ramblers closed out the 2019 season Thursday night in Jasper with a doubleheader loss to state playoff-bound Pickens, 5-0 and 4-3.
Zach Barrett gave up just one run on four hits and the LaFayette Ramblers picked up a 7-1 victory over Dade County on Thursday. Barrett walked three batters and had six strikeouts in five innings. Nick Adams would throw two scoreless innings, allowing just one hit and one walk with four strikeouts.
The Ridgeland Panthers split their final two regular-season games in Ellijay on Thursday night, losing 4-1 in the opener before beating Gilmer, 7-3, in the final game of the three-game series.
The Heritage Generals' appearance in the Class 4A state tennis tournament come to an end on Wednesday with a 5-0 loss to Region 7 champion Denmark in Forsyth County.
The Ringgold Tigers saw their region finale bumped up by a day in anticipation of bad weather, but it made no difference as the Blue-and-White completed back-to-back perfect records in 6-AAA with an 11-1 victory at Adairsville on Wednesday.
With five events remaining on Tuesday, the Heritage Lady Generals held a slim 5.5-point lead over Gilmer in the race for the overall Region 6-AAAA championship. However, Heritage could not hold off the Lady Bobcats down the stretch and had to settle for a runner-up trophy.
The Heritage Generals picked up a Region 6-AAAA track championship at Southeast Whitfield High School on Tuesday as the Navy-and-Red amassed 158 points for a comfortable victory in the team standings.
The LaFayette Ramblers got three goals from Jacob Brown and two from Rob Hannah in an 8-1 victory over Chattanooga Valley on Tuesday. Dylan Brown, Caden Hinton and Joey Durham each netted one tally in the win.
The Adairsville Lady Tigers were ready to celebrate an unbeaten run in Region 6-AAA on Tuesday, but the visiting LFO Lady Warriors had other plans.
The Oakwood Christian High School Lady Eagles scored six times in the first inning, 11 times in second and three more times in the fourth as they picked up a 20-8 victory over Howard Tuesday night in Chattanooga.
The Gordon Lee Trojans will play for the Region 6-A championship and an all-important automatic bid to the state playoffs on Thursday after holding off St. Francis, 4-3, in a region tournament semifinal game in Chickamauga on Tuesday.
Things did not look promising for the Heritage Lady Generals in their Class 4A state tennis opener against Denmark on Tuesday, but the ending sure turned out nice.
The Class 4A state tennis tournament for the LaFayette Ramblers and Lady Ramblers turned out to be a short one as they were swept by traditional state powerhouse Marist Tuesday afternoon in Atlanta.
The Ringgold Tigers hit four home runs on Tuesday, one in each of the innings they batted, as they closed out their regular season home slate with a 17-3 victory over region and county rival LFO.
A pair of runs by the Pickens Dragons in the top of the fifth inning proved to be the only runs of the evening in a 2-0 victory at LaFayette in Game 1 of a three-game Region 6-AAAA series.
Wyatt Blevins went 2-for-3 and knocked in a pair of runs, but it was not enough for the Saddle Ridge Mustangs on Tuesday as they dropped a 13-2 home decision to Dade County.
The Saddle Ridge Mustangs played their final regular season conference match on Tuesday and ended their NGAC slate the same way they started it...unbeaten.
The Lakeview boys trailed 1-0 at the half on Monday, but scored five unanswered goals by five different players to score a 5-1 win over Ringgold.
Will Allen (Heritage) The senior sharpshooter helped lead the Generals to the Region 6-AAAA championship game and later earned first team All-Region honors by scoring 15.8 points a night to go with 5.9 rebounds and 2.8 assists, while shooting 76 percent at the foul line.Garrison Baggett (Oak…
LaFayette High School has seen many great athletes walk through its halls over the decades in a number of different sports, not the least of which is boys’ basketball.
Choosing the 2018-2019 Catoosa County Boys’ Basketball Player of the Year was a difficult decision with several outstanding players deserving of the honor.
Rachel Akers (Ringgold) The junior post player and first-team All-Region pick helped the senior-less Lady Tigers to the No. 1 seed in the 6-AAA tournament after averaging 12 points, seven rebounds, two assists and two steals a game.Reagan Armour (Heritage) The Lady Generals won the 6-AAAA ti…
LaTyah Barber exploded on to the north Georgia high school basketball scene a year ago as a freshman, but for those who follow hoops in the area, it was hardly a surprise.
Emily Wiley was already an accomplished basketball player before her senior season even began. Still, in case anyone had forgotten just how good she was, she offered a refresher course in her final season at Heritage High School.
The Gordon Lee Trojans got a tough test from King's Ridge Christian on Monday night, but the Navy-and-White survived the challenge and advanced to the semifinals of the single-elimination Region 6-A tournament with an 8-5 victory over the Tigers in Chickamauga.
The Heritage Generals tuned up for the upcoming Class 4A state tournament with a game against traditional Class 3A power Calhoun on Monday, but the Navy-and-Red would manage just two hits in a 5-2 road loss.
Four North Georgia Athletic Conference track teams met up at Heritage on Monday afternoon and the event ended in victories for the Heritage girls and the Chattanooga Valley boys.
The Oakwood Christian High School Lady Eagles took the softball field for the first time in two weeks on Friday night, and led 7-4 going into the bottom of the sixth inning at Lookout Valley.