Ringgold High School sports
The Austin Peay Governors have always pulled players from the metro-Chattanooga area, but the Clarksville, Tenn. school is beginning to make inroads into northwest Georgia with its recruiting in recent years.
It was back in middle school when Gavin Noble began to establish himself as the perhaps the top upcoming golfer in Catoosa County and a potential high school star.
The Ringgold Lady Tigers have boasted some of the top girls’ golfers in the northwest Georgia area in recent years and that trend continued this past season with Miranda Rich.
Rising Ringgold senior baseball player Andre Tarver is already widely known as one of the top high school baseball talents the state of Georgia and in the Southeast.
Ringgold High School seniors Seth Pittman and Collin Cook first became friends in the fifth grade, forming a bond that continues to strengthen to this day.
It was a banner year for high school baseball in the Catoosa/Walker County area and that success was recognized by Georgia Dugout Preview Magazine, who put a total of 22 players from the two-county area on their recent All-State Teams.
A strong start to the school calendar year and a strong end to it helped Gordon Lee High School finish second overall in the Georgia Athletic Directors Association's Directors' Cup standings for Class 1A.
All-Region baseball teams for Regions 6-AAA and 6-AAAA were announced this week and several players from the Catoosa-Walker County area were selected.
Back in December, following her selection as the Catoosa County Volleyball Player of the Year, Ringgold’s Ricki Lynn Bickley said she would like to play volleyball in college, but only if the right opportunity presented itself.
Eighteen holes of the Class 1A public school boys' state golf championship are in the books and the Gordon Lee Trojans are halfway home to another state championship.
After finally making it past the third round of the Class 3A state playoffs, the Ringgold Tigers' quest for a state championship ended on Tuesday one round short of the championship finals.