The Ringgold Tigers didn't have to look too long or too far away to find their next head baseball coach as longtime assistant and former Ringgold player Drew Walker was officially introduced as the new Tigers' skipper on Wednesday.
Catoosa County Sports
Ringgold senior Gavin Noble recorded another top-five finish at the GHSA Class 3A state championships as he tied for fourth at the Cateechee Golf Club in Hartwell.
Significant advantages in depth and a plethora of standouts from the Catoosa-Walker County area were not enough for Team Georgia on Tuesday night as they dropped both ends of the annual Tennessee-Georgia All-Star Basketball Classic to their rivals from the Volunteer State.
With 18 holes in the books at the GHSA State Golf Championships, the Gordon Lee Trojans and Lady Trojans are still in the hunt for a state title sweep.
After 12 seasons, numerous region titles, several deep playoff runs and a pair of state finals appearances, Brent Tucker is stepping down as head baseball coach at Ringgold High School.
It had been several years since the LFO girls’ soccer team had seen a player sign on to play at the collegiate level before senior Jordan Carver recently put her name on a letter of intent to play at Shorter.
Each year, approximately 16,000 students apply to the United States Naval Academy and, each year, only about eight percent are admitted to Annapolis and only after an extremely rigorous and thorough application process.
On the walls of LFO High School are several signs, using “LFO” as an acronym to describe the characteristics of a Warrior: “Lead by example. Focus on success. Own your actions.”
Fresh off a fifth consecutive Region 6-AAA baseball championship, the Ringgold Tigers had seven members of its team selected to the All-Region team.
The Gordon Lee Trojans track team made the long drive to Albany last weekend and returned home with a fourth-place finish in the Class 1A Public School team standings and three individual state titles.
After coming ever so close to winning team state championships the past few years, the Gordon Lee Lady Trojans' track team will go into Saturday at the Class 1A Public School state meet in Albany with a chance to win their first crown since 2014.
Unless something really bizarre happens on Saturday, the Gordon Lee Trojans' track team will not be bringing home a state team title from Albany.
The first day of the 2019 GHSA Class 1A Public School state track meet has finished in Albany and the Gordon Lee Lady Trojans find themselves atop the team standings.
LFO High School's athletic department, its athletes, coaches and supporters, recently gathered at the Catoosa County Colonnade to honor its own in the first annual Feather Awards.
After tasting defeat for the first time all season late Tuesday night, Gordon Lee Middle School head baseball coach Jeff Guffey said he was interested to see how his Trojans would respond on Wednesday.
For most of the first half on Tuesday night, the Heritage Lady Generals made things tough on the Columbus Blue Devils, the No. 1-ranked team in all of Class 4A.
The Gordon Lee Trojans came into Monday's doubleheader with Ringgold needing two wins to claim an unbeaten season and a conference tournament title.
Just about six months removed from its best season in several years, the LFO Warrior football team recently returned to the gridiron for two weeks of spring practice. The two weeks culminated this past Friday night with a scrimmage at East Ridge High School in which the Warriors prevailed, 29-7.
The past few years have witnessed a resurgence for the LFO High School girls’ soccer program as they have taken big steps toward earning state playoff berths and becoming contenders in Area 6-AAA.
Sisters Jennifer and Jessica Coates are usually together a lot and that includes on the softball field where the two have played on the same teams for virtually their entire lives.
Three members of the Ringgold High track team and three members of the LFO High track team will represent their schools at the Class 3A state meet in Albany next weekend.
The 2019 season was another outstanding season for the Ringgold Tigers. Unfortunately for the Blue-and-White and their fan base, it was an outstanding season that ended much too soon.
The Ringgold Tigers will battle for an NGAC baseball title early next week after sweeping Catoosa County rival Heritage by identical 4-1 scores in the semifinals of the conference tournament on Thursday.
It's already been an incredible sports year for female athletic teams at Heritage High School and that trend continued on Wednesday.
The Heritage Generals scored four times in the bottom of the first inning on Tuesday and advanced to the semifinals of the NGAC baseball playoffs with a 6-1 home victory over Lakeview.
Both the Heritage Lady Generals and the LaFayette Lady Ramblers will be returning to the Class 4A state golf tournament later this month after top-five finishes at the area tournament in LaGrange on Tuesday.
Considering their performances all season, the Heritage girls and the Ringgold boys came into the 2019 North Georgia Athletic Conference Track Championships as the teams to beat.
The Heritage Generals finished as runner-up, while LaFayette Ramblers took home third place in the Class 4A area golf tournament in LaGrange on Monday.
Region 6-AAAA announced its All-Region baseball team for 2019 and several area players were honored for their achievements on the diamond this past season.
Being one of the top girls’ basketball players and top student-athletes in all of north Georgia, Heritage senior Emily Wiley had her share of options as to where to continue her athletic and academic career.
The final major track meet before the 2019 NGAC Championships next week took place at LFO High School on Friday as seven of the schools that will participate in the conference championships faced off in the Lakeview Invitational, a likely preview of next week's big event.
The Ringgold Tigers will go into the NGAC tournament as the No. 2 overall seed, but not before picking up two final non-conference wins over the weekend.
The Calhoun boys ran away with the Region 6-AAA track title at home on Thursday, while the Lady Phoenix of Sonoraville edged out the host Lady Jackets for the championship trophy on the girls' side.
The Lakeview Warriors led 10-0 after two innings and were up 14-2 after three complete, but had to hold on for a 14-10 victory over Dade County Thursday afternoon at LFO.
For the first time since they made a run to the state semifinals in 2013, the Heritage Lady Generals' soccer team is through the second round.
Bolstered by a 67 from Buck Brumlow, the Cartersville Purple Hurricanes won the Heritage Five-Star Invitational at Windstone Golf Club in Ringgold on Thursday by a slim two-shot margin.
The Ringgold Tigers got a five-inning combined no-hitter from Ross Norman and Ty Gilbert in a 10-0 win over the Chattanooga Patriots in Ringgold on Thursday.
With as many big games as they've pitched over the last three-plus years, it's no surprise that Ringgold seniors Holden Tucker and Wyatt Tennant came out with impressive mound performances in the Tigers' opening-round series of the 2019 Class 3A state playoffs.
Led by a thrilling finish in the 1600-meter finals, the LFO boys finished Day 1 of the Region 6-AAA Track Championships at Calhoun High School in second place in the overall standings.
A little bit of history was made at the North Georgia Athletic Conference Golf Championships at the LaFayette Golf Course on Tuesday.