The Heritage Generals got 10 of their 11 overtime points from seniors Cole Wilcox and Luke Grant as they defeated Signal Mountain, 55-51, to advance to the championship of the Dalton Thanksgiving Tournament at Dalton High School on Tuesday.
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The Heritage Lady Generals got a stiff challenge in the second half on Tuesday, but weathered a couple of runs by the Notre Dame Lady Irish to pick up a 51-45 victory on the opening night of the Ridgeland Thanksgiving Tournament.
If the Heritage Generals are to win the Class AAAA State Duals later this season, Woodward Academy is one of the teams they will likely have to go through.
The Heritage Mat Generals, missing two veterans with injuries, dropped both ends of a tri-match at Pickens on Thursday, losing to Adairsville (40-35) before a lost to an improved Dragons squad (55-21).
The Gordon Lee Trojans traveled to Woodstock to participate in their first tournament of the new season on Saturday and returned home to Chickamauga sporting their first tournament championship trophy of the new season.
Arguably the most decorated high school baseball player to come out of Catoosa County - and still with one more season to play - Cole Wilcox made his college choice official on Wednesday as he signed with the University of Georgia in front of friends and family in the school's theater.
Heritage High School will roll out the red carpet for the school's first-ever home football playoff game this Friday night as the Generals will welcome the Troup Tigers to Jeff Sims Field.
The Gordon Lee cross country teams bettered last year's third-place finishes in the Class A Public School state meet, but they still fell a little short of the top prize.
Competition cheerleading squads from the Catoosa-Walker County area will head to Columbus next weekend to compete for state championships.
A party 10 years in the making will finally be held at Jeff Sims Field next Friday night as the Heritage Generals will play host to the Troup Tigers in the opening round of the Class AAAA state playoffs.
High school swimmers in Catoosa County took the pool at the Baylor School in Chattanooga on Wednesday for their first meet of the season as they faced Signal Mountain and the host Red Raiders.
The Heritage High School cross country teams both qualified for the Class AAAA State Championships early next month with top four finishes at the Region 6-AAAA Championships on Tuesday.
The Heritage Generals scored 21 points in each of the first two quarters and bounced back from last week's loss to Ridgeland with a 49-13 victory at LaFayette on Friday.