Sports

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This past basketball season, the Lookout Valley Yellow Jackets quietly turned in an 18-win campaign and captured the District 4-A regular season championship, all while being led by a 5-foot-11 guard that played much bigger than his size.

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I'm sitting here at my kitchen table pecking away on my laptop, quietly celebrating what has been an unbelievable day for prep sports in northwest Georgia, specifically for Gordon Lee High School.

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State baseball semifinal matchups usually pit two teams, many times from opposite ends of the state, and some times for the first time.

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An outstanding season for the senior-heavy Heritage Generals came to an abrupt end as the six-time state champion Cartersville Hurricanes, loaded with several Division I commitments, sent the Generals back to Boynton with sweep of their Class 4A state semifinal series, 6-5 and 10-2.

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After finally making it past the third round of the Class 3A state playoffs, the Ringgold Tigers' quest for a state championship ended on Tuesday one round short of the championship finals.

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The traveling party of Charlton County Indians supporters arrived in northwest Georgia on Friday and immediately put up several signs temporarily renaming Claude Hendrix Field "The Swamp" and self-proclaiming the Chickamauga baseball complex as "The Home of the Indians".

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In a little less than two weeks, LaFayette High School senior Matthew Newsom will enjoy one of the biggest days of his life as he will don cap and gown, walk across a stage and collect a diploma, signaling the unofficial finish line of his childhood.

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The Oakwood Christian Eagles gave up four runs in the top of the first inning, trailed 5-1 going into the bottom of the third, but still found a way to rally for a 7-6, five-inning victory over visiting Berean Academy on Monday.

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After the top two teams in the North Georgia Athletic Conference faced off in a one-run contest just over a week ago, everyone expected two - or possibly three - close games between Ringgold and Gordon Lee when play began in the tournament finals Monday at Frank Seabolt Field in Boynton.

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The Ringgold Tigers took advantage of control issues by Franklin County pitchers and punched their ticket to the Class 3A state quarterfinals for a third consecutive season with a sweep of the visiting Lions Thursday evening at Bill Womack Field.

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Gordon Lee High School will host its annual Trojan Baseball Camp, June 4-7, from 8 a.m.-12 noon each day. The camp is for players, ages 5-12, with a cost of $100 per camper, which includes snacks and drinks.

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The Heritage High School Mini General Cheer Camp will be held inside the high school gym, June 4-6, from 9 a.m.-12 noon each day.

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The Gordon Lee Trojans and Lady Trojans are headed back to the Class 1A Public School state golf championships in three weeks and will do so area champions.

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For the third straight year, Ringgold's Gavin Noble will participate in the Class 3A boys' state golf tournament as an individual player after the junior shot a 72 at the Area 6-AAA tournament at Fields Ferry in Calhoun on Tuesday.

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