Zoie Metcalf first starting playing volleyball at the age of seven and ever since the day she first picked up a ball, she's dreamed of playing in college.
Ringgold 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.
Kale Davis crossed the finish line in 19:15 as the Ringgold Tigers placed 21st overall in the Class 3A boys' state cross country championships in Carrollton on Saturday.
The Ridgeland Panthers took another step toward a home playoff game with a hard-fought 31-21 win over an improved Gilmer team in Ellijay on Friday.
Heritage junior Allison Craft was the top finisher from Region 6 in the girls' Class 4A state cross country championship race on Friday at Carrollton High School.
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.
Three teams, all located within just a few miles of each other in the top corner of northwestern Georgia, all had designs on bringing home state fastpitch softball championships back from Columbus on Saturday.
The Ringgold Tigers found themselves in an 8-8 battle at halftime against Haralson County on Friday night, but the Rebels' ground game would be too much in the second half as the visitors from Tallapoosa pulled away for a 28-8 victory on rain-soaked Don Patterson Field.
The Ringgold Lady Tigers rebounded nicely from Thursday night's upset loss by hammering Lumpkin County, 10-1, in an elimination game in the Class 3A state tournament in Columbus on Friday.