The annual Ridgeland Thanksgiving Classic will tip off this Saturday afternoon at Panther Gymnasium and feature 20 games spread out over a four-day period.
Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School sports
Last year, the GHSA elected to send all competition cheerleading squads to Columbus, regardless of their finish at their respective region tournaments, so all teams could compete at the state competition.
Although he finished a little lower in the overall standings than he did a year ago, Saturday was still a big day for LFO senior cross country runner Erik Martinez.
The 2018 Ringgold Lady Tigers entered the season without a single senior on the roster and, although the season had its ups and downs, the Blue-and-White still found a way to win a second consecutive Area 6-AAA championship.
The fourth-seeded LFO Lady Warriors put up a valiant effort against top-seeded Ringgold in the Area 6-AAA tournament at Ringgold High School on Saturday, but came up just a little bit short in their attempt to knock off their Catoosa County rival.
The LFO Warriors continued their push toward their first state playoff appearance since 2007 with a solid 41-18 victory over Coahulla Creek Friday night at Tommy Cash Stadium.
The North Georgia Cross Country League moved back to the course at Heritage High School on Thursday for the Fast Break Challenge and private schools from Chattanooga were among those leading the way.
The LFO Lady Warriors assured themselves of a spot in the Class 3A state volleyball tournament for the sixth consecutive year after a narrow 25-23, 25-23 home victory over Coahulla Creek in the first round of the Area 6-AAA tournament on Thursday.
The fourth North Georgia Cross Country League meet of the 2018 season was held at the Grove Level course in Dalton on Tuesday and it was two Whitfield County-area squads taking the team titles.