Walker County sports

  • Al Barba, Kennesaw State
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Kennesaw State outfielder and former Heritage Lady General Olivia Tamewitz was named as one of 25 finalists for the Schutt Sports / NFCA Division I National Freshman of the Year Award, it was announced by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) on Thursday, April 20.

  • Scott Herpst
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After a split in a dramatic doubleheader on Wednesday, the Gordon Lee Trojans traveled to Alpharetta on Thursday to face King’s Ridge Christian in the third and all-important final game to determine the 2017 Region 6-A champion.

  • Scott Herpst
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The Heritage Lady Generals got four goals from Anna Boley and a hat trick from Brianna Smotherman as they put a bow on Senior Night with a 10-0 win over county neighbor Ringgold.

  • Scott Herpst
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The Heritage Generals wrapped up the No. 2 seed and at least one state playoff series at home after a 12-0 shutout at LaFayette on Thursday. The win gave Heritage a sweep of the three-game series and spoiled Senior Night for the Ramblers on the final night of the regular season.

  • Scott Herpst
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Gordon Lee scored seven runs in the top of the very first inning, staked themselves to a 9-1 lead after the top of the fourth, then held on for dear life to finally put away King's Ridge Christian in the third and deciding game for the Region 6-A championship.

  • Robert Magobet and Scott Herpst
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A handful of athletes from Ringgold and LFO High Schools' track teams will head to Atlanta's Pace Academy on Saturday, April 29 for the Class AAA state sectionals after qualifying at the Region 6-AAA meet in Calhoun on Tuesday and Wednesday.

  • Scott Herpst
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The Ridgeland Panthers football program added another name to its ever-growing list of college signees on Wednesday when senior Jermiah Conyers signed on to continue his playing career at Dodge City Community College in Kansas.

  • Scott Herpst
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One day after the LaFayette boys' tennis team was ousted from the Class AAAA state tournament, the Lady Ramblers suffered a similar fate at home on Wednesday as Oconee County, the No. 3 seed from Region 8, swept the singles matches and moved on with a 3-0 victory.

  • Scott Herpst
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The Ridgeland Panthers led Northwest Whitfield, 3-2, headed into the bottom of the fifth inning on Tuesday, but gave up three runs in the frame and saw their state playoff hopes take a big hit with a 5-3 loss to the 6-AAAA frontrunners.

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Dribbling in an effort to matriculate the ball down the field in the world’s most popular game, Jayce Yunyong was doing his job to the best of his ability, helping his Lakeview Middle School soccer team advance the possession in scoring territory in his very first year of playing middle scho…

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