Morehead State women's basketball junior guard Jazzmyn Elston has been tabbed as the Ohio Valley Conference Newcomer of the Week, the league announced last Tuesday morning.
Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School sports
Senior Jacob King scored 17 of his 21 points in the second half as part of a double-double to help lift LFO to a ninth consecutive victory on Saturday.
The Ringgold Lady Tigers and the LFO Warriors extended their impressive winning streaks on Friday as the Catoosa County rival schools split a pair of Region 6-AAA games in Fort Oglethorpe.
The Heritage Generals fell short of qualifying for the Class 4A State Duals, but gutted out a third-place finish in the Area 6-AAAA tournament at Gilmer High School on Saturday.
Most of the local wrestlers from the Catoosa and Walker County area tested themselves at the Murray County Invitational in Chatsworth on Saturday and it was a big day for Gordon Lee's Penn Askew and LaFayette's Matthew Wallin.
Down by as many as 14 points in the first half, the LFO Warriors staged a comeback on Friday night and picked up their fourth consecutive victory with a 62-57 home victory over Sonoraville.
The LFO Warriors trailed by six points after one quarter, but would come back to defeat Chattooga, 51-41, to claim the boys' championship in the South Crest Bank Holiday Tournament at Gordon Lee High School on Saturday.
Gordon Lee and LFO will face off in a boys' semifinal game at the Southcrest Bank Holiday Tournament on Friday night at Gordon Lee High School. Tip-off is set for 8:30 p.m.