They weren't allowed to say it all season long, but on Friday night, they could scream it from the top of their lungs.
Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School sports
Just one week after finding out the new classifications for all of the schools in the GHSA, the state's high school governing body rolled out their new region alignments on Tuesday afternoon.
The North Murray Mountaineers scored 17 points in the final 3:04 of the first half and tacked on one more touchdown in each of the final two quarters to pick up a 31-0 victory at LFO on Friday night.
Ask anyone that follows the sport of softball and that has lived in this part of the state for the last 40 or 50 years and they will all tell the same story of how northwest Georgia used to dominate slowpitch softball on the high school scene.
The LFO Warriors picked up a big road victory at Sonoraville on Friday night as they hung on for a 27-26 win. The victory denied the Phoenix a playoff berth, while also keeping their own state playoff hopes alive.
The LFO Lady Warriors saw their season come to a close with a loss to No. 1-seeded Jefferson in the first round of the Class 3A state playoffs on Saturday.
The LFO Warriors scored 22 unanswered points in the second half to rally from a 10-7 halftime deficit and post an important 29-10 road victory at Coahulla Creek on Friday. night.
There were two big prizes on the table for the top-seeded Ringgold Lady Tigers as they began play in the Region 6-AAA volleyball tournament at Murray County High School on Saturday.
With less than two weeks to go before the region championships, cross country teams in Catoosa and Walker County battled teams from all over northwest Georgia and southeast Tennessee at the Fast Break Challenge, hosted by Heritage High School, on Thursday.
The LFO Lady Warriors picked up a hard-fought win over Adairsville on Thursday, but dropped a tough three-setter to host Southeast Whitfield in the final tune-up matches before the Region 6-AAA tournament.
It was a big Monday night of softball for the LFO Lady Warriors as they picked up two elimination game victories to stay alive in the Region 6-AAA tournament at the Calhoun Recreation Center.