Sophomore pitcher Rachel Gibson turned in another masterful performance and the Heritage Generals stayed unbeaten with a 2-0, non-region home victory over county rival Ringgold.
Catoosa County Sports
The Heritage Generals scored solo runs in each of the first three innings and countered a solo run by Pickens in the top of the sixth inning with three more in the bottom half of the frame as they closed out the Nettes, 6-1, in the Region 6-AAAA opener Tuesday afternoon in Boynton.
The Heritage Lady Generals turned in a solid effort at home on Tuesday as they raised the curtain on the 2018 volleyball season with a pair of victories against non-region opponents.
The LaFayette Lady Ramblers, coming off a 40-win campaign in 2017, wasted no time in racking up W's in their season debut on Tuesday as they swept Rome, Coahulla Creek and LFO to begin the season with a 3-0 mark.
Two teams expected to challenge for area championships met in Chickamauga on Tuesday night as Gordon Lee and Ringgold squared off on the first night of the 2018 season.
The LFO Lady Warriors got three hits each from Haley Stahl and Lyndsey Teague as they pounded out a 14-2 victory over Murray County Monday afternoon in Chatsworth.
After a fourth-place finish in the 2017 United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) Men’s Golf National Championship at Penn State University, the Georgia Northwestern Bobcats are gearing up in preparation for a return trip to State College, Pa. in the fall.
The LFO Lady Warriors made their way back up the Region 6-AAA softball ladder last fall, finishing as the region’s runner-up (to eventual state champion Calhoun) and picking up a first-round series win in the state playoffs before seeing their season come to a close.
Heritage High School opened just over a decade ago and it didn’t take long for the school’s volleyball program to start establishing itself as one of the top programs in the area.
Sophomore Haley Stahl pitched six innings and had an RBI-double, but it wasn't enough for the LFO Lady Warriors, who dropped their season and Region 6-AAA opener to Haralson County, 6-2, Tuesday afternoon in Tallapoosa.
Record-setting heat greeted the Heritage Generals and Ringgold Lady Tigers as they opened up the 2018 softball season at newly-remodeled Hazel Brown Field on Monday.
After several seasons of knocking on the door, the Ringgold Lady Tigers finally broke through with an area volleyball championship in 2017 and went on to the Sweet 16 of the state tournament before finally seeing their season come to a close.
After losing some key seniors to graduation last season, the LFO Lady Warriors still managed to make it back to the state tournament. And with a large contingent of players returning this fall, the Red-and-White are focused on even bigger goals for 2018.
Although there were big victories to celebrate, the 2017 season was a bit of a tough pill to swallow for the proud Ringgold High School softball program.
Chattanooga State’s inaugural women’s volleyball team has added an additional nine signees, bringing the number of team members to 12. The women have been practicing throughout the summer in preparation for their opening match at home on Aug. 28 against Hiwassee College beginning at 6 p.m.
The final championship trophies of the 2018 Rick Honeycutt World Series were awarded late Friday night at the LFO Recreation Fields in Fort Oglethorpe.
There are three more sets of championship rings to be given out at the 2018 Rick Honeycutt World Series championship and three local teams still have chances to claim two of them on the final night of the tournament.
When professional basketball legends like Reggie Miller and Lisa Leslie follow your Instagram account, you know you’ve had some success. For former Georgia Northwestern Lady Bobcats guard Kenisha “Scooby” Watkins, that fame has come by way of a summer blockbuster.
Another baseball player in a long line of Ringgold Tigers made a college commitment on Monday and this one was extra special for head coach Brent Tucker.
With less than a month until the start of the 2018 regular season, area high school football teams have begun to ratchet up the intensity with the official start of pre-season practice right around the corner.
Rossville’s 10U softball all-stars had to settle for the runner-up trophy in the recent 2018 Dizzy Dean state tournament after losing to Union County in the finals.
Four teams in the Chattanooga Area Swim League’s upper-tier Blue Division distanced themselves from the rest of the field during the 2018 CASL City Meet this past weekend at the Arlene Crye Municipal Pool in Fort Oglethorpe.
Holli Covey of Rossville competed in the 26th annual International Finals Youth Rodeo, July 8-13, at the Heart of Oklahoma Exposition Center in Shawnee, Oklahoma.
Two of the top players in the Catoosa and Walker County area were honored by MaxPreps this past week with spots on their All-American teams.
Heritage’s Cole Wilcox entered his senior season with higher expectations than perhaps any player in Catoosa County in over a quarter-century.
Spend just a few minutes with Spencer Alexander and you quickly realize that three things are definitely important to him - golf, education and family - and not necessarily in that order.
The Austin Peay Governors have always pulled players from the metro-Chattanooga area, but the Clarksville, Tenn. school is beginning to make inroads into northwest Georgia with its recruiting in recent years.
After making the GHSA Class 4A state playoffs in 2017 as the No. 3 seed from an extremely tough region, the Heritage Generals entered the 2018 season hoping for a return trip to state.
When it came to finding the back of the net during the 2018 girls’ high school soccer season, no one did it better than the Heritage duo of senior Brianna Smotherman and sophomore Anna Boley.