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A large contingent of the Catoosa Great White Sharks swim team traveled south to Tifton on the weekend of July 14-15 to compete in the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association (GRPA) Class B/C State Meet in Tifton and several of the team members returned with Top 8 finishes.

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After finishing second in the Dizzy Dean District 1 tournament back in early June and following that up by winning the Dizzy Dean North Georgia Sanctioned State tournament early in July, the outstanding play hasn't stopped for the 14-year-old Boynton Red Sox.

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The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Athletics Department hosts its annual UTC Night at the Lookouts on Thursday, July 13 at AT&T Field. All Chattanooga Mocs fans and supporters are invited to join members of the Mocs football team as the Chattanooga Lookouts host the Jacksonville …

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The Catoosa Great White Sharks capped their Chattanooga Area Swim League White Division season with a 520-286 home win over the (Cleveland, Tenn.) Waterdogs on Monday, giving the Sharks a perfect 7-0 meet record on the year.

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A large contingent of the Catoosa Great White Sharks swim team recently traveled to Ellijay to compete in the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association (GRPA) District 5 meet and several Sharks earned berths in the GRPA State Class B/C Championships, which will be held in Tifton next weekend …

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After a pair of victories in their first two tournament games, the 8-year-old LaFayette Rangers couldn't keep up the pace at the Dizzy Dean North Georgia Sanctioned State tournament in Gordon County earlier this week.

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The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour (HJGT) traveled to Myrtle Beach, S.C. on July 1 to host the Second Annual Stars and Stripes Jr. Classic at the World Tour golf course. The golfers fought through a windy Saturday to find sun and lower scores on Sunday. Overall, the players had a great weekend c…

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A few months back, I took on the enormous challenge of serving as Sports Editor for both the Catoosa County News and the Walker County Messenger simultaneously, and it was much more of a task than even I imagined.

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The Catoosa Great White Sharks continued to lead the way in the Chattanooga Area Swim League’s White Division with their sixth victory in six tries this season Thursday night in Cleveland, Tenn.

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The Peach Belt Conference has released its 2016-17 Presidential Honor Roll with a record 1,720 student-athletes recognized including 129 from the University of North Georgia. The Presidential Honor Roll recognizes all student-athletes at the 14 PBC member institutions who had a GPA of 3.0 or…

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The Georgia Northwestern Lady Bobcats volleyball team and basketball team have picked up recruits from the Chattanooga area this season and the men’s basketball team recently decided to follow suit.

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Former LaFayette High School state long jump champion Damarcus Simpson jumped 8.36 meters (27-feet, 5¼-inches) on his sixth and final attempt to make the medal stand at the 2017 U.S. Track and Field Outdoor Championships in Sacramento, California on Sunday.

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The third annual Ridgeland High School Cheerleading Kids' Camp will be held July 10-12 at Ridgeland High School from 6-8 p.m. each night. The cost is $40 per camper, which includes a T-shirt and a snack. Campers are asked to bring their own water.

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The move back down to the Class A Public School level proved to be a boon for Gordon Lee High School athletics during the 2016-17 school year, but perhaps no teams benefited more from reclassification than the Trojans and Lady Trojans’ track teams.

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