The Ridgeland Panthers broke out their hitting sticks in a big way in Game 1 of a doubleheader against Southeast Whitfield at Jay Smith Field on Friday night. However, the bats cooled off considerably in the nightcap as the Raiders rallied to win Game 2 and salvage the final game of the thre…
Walker County sports
The Heritage Generals scored five times in the final two innings in a comeback attempt on Saturday, but couldn't overcome six errors in a home loss to Dalton in a battle of state-ranked clubs.
The Ringgold Middle School baseball team stepped out of conference play to host New Hope out of Whitfield County on Friday night at Seabolt Field and improved to 8-2 with a twinbill sweep.
The LaFayette Ramblers went into this week's three-game series with Gilmer hoping to build on the momentum gathered from taking two of three from Southeast Whitfield last week.
The LFO boys' soccer team rebounded from Thursday's loss to Adairsville with their biggest scoring output of the season in a 7-0 home win over Haralson County on Friday.
For the first time since 2005, the Lakeview Middle School Warriors hosted a co-ed soccer match, defeating the St. Mary’s Knights, 4-0.
One night after needing a late-inning rally to take down upset-minded Mt. Zion, the Gordon Lee Trojans made sure the only drama on Friday night would be where to stop for food on the way home.
The Saddle Ridge Mustangs and Trion Bulldogs battled in a slugfest at LaFayette High School on Thursday with the Bulldogs erupting late to post a 23-8 victory.
The Oakwood Christian Eagles trailed 3-2 going into the bottom of the sixth inning Monday night at Maryville Christian, but gave up four runs in the home half of the inning and dropped their season opener, 7-2.
The Ringgold Tigers shook off Wednesday's tough, 12-inning loss to No. 10-ranked North Murray by blanking Coahulla Creek, 5-0, Thursday night in Whitfield County.
The Chattanooga Valley Middle School Lady Eagles went on the road Thursday evening and got two second-half goals in a 2-1 win over the Lady Tigers. Ria Cox scored six minutes into the second half, while Sydney Coats knocked home the game-winner 13 minutes later.
A back-and-forth final three innings on Thursday eventually swung the way of the Dade County Wolverines, who picked up a 3-2 win over Rossville in an NGAC contest.
The Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe Warriors losing streak reached five in a row - all in region play - with a 6-4 loss to the Haralson County Rebels in Tallapoosa on Thursday.
Down 2-0 at home to Mt. Zion on Thursday, the Gordon Lee Trojans finally got things going and ran their Region 6-A mark to a perfect 7-0 with a 5-2 win over the Eagles.
With the North Georgia Athletic Conference track championship a little over a month away, eight of the league's 10 schools (all but Dade County and Trion) converged on LaFayette High School to see where they stood early in the short season.
The Rossville Middle School girls' soccer team picked up their first win of 2017 and avenged a season-opening loss to Saddle Ridge with a 1-0 win in Rock Spring.
The LaFayette Ramblers got a 34 from Cole Ingram and a 35 from Riley Grant as they carded a 144 on Thursday and beat Gordon Lee by 21 strokes in a nine-hole match at the LaFayette Golf Course.
The Heritage High School Generals dropped to 5-2 for the year and to 4-1 in Region 6-AAAA with a 5-0 sweep at the hands of the Gilmer Bobcats on Wednesday in Ringgold.
It will go down as the longest match in the history of the Lakeview-Ringgold soccer rivalry, but even a full 24 hours still wasn't enough to settle the score.
The Ringgold Middle School girls' soccer team got four goals and one assist from Joanna Medlin in a 6-0 win over Rossville on Monday. Maggie Reed added a goal and an assist, while Sophie Reed also found the net once.
Caylee Carpenter assisted on four goals and collected one of her own as the Heritage Lady Generals won a weather-shortened 6-0 decision at visiting LaFayette on Tuesday.
There is still plenty of baseball games to be played in Region 6-AAA, but four games into the region slate, the contenders are already beginning to separate themselves from the rest of the pack.
The Gordon Lee Trojans got seven strikeouts and just one walk out of pitcher Dylan Burnett through four innings on Wednesday and collected 10-1 victory over Rossville in an NGAC league game. The contest had been scheduled for earlier in the season, but postponed due to bad weather.
Even after a little extra rest due to a rain delay the previous night, the Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe Warriors weren't able to get off the schneid in region play on Wednesday.
The lightning and storms that moved into the northwest Georgia area on Tuesday evening brought a premature end to the Lady Rambler Invitational at the LaFayette Golf Course.
The LaFayette Middle School golfers got a 42 from Grant Langford and finished with a team score of 215 to win a three-team match at the LaFayette Golf Course on Monday.
Although rain suspended and eventually ended the game in the fifth inning, the Gordon Lee Middle School Trojans continued to pour it on, shutting out the Heritage Generals, 8-0.
Isaiah Blackburn struck out 11 hitters and allowed just one hit in Lakeview Middle School's 6-0 shutout win over Saddle Ridge Tuesday afternoon in Fort Oglethorpe.