With the Region 6-AAA tournament slated to begin on Sept. 26, and several postponed games still needing to be made up, the Ringgold Lady Tigers took to Hazel Brown Field on Monday hoping for a win that would improve their chances of a better seed in the postseason.
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A three-game losing streak to the Adairsville Tigers was snapped on Friday night as the Ringgold Tigers rallied from an early 21-0 deficit to win a 47-42 shootout on Don Patterson Field.
Former Ringgold High School star athlete Slade Dale has been named the most recent Southern Athletic Association (SAA) Offensive Player of the Week after quarterbacking the Berry College Vikings to a 28-14 win over LaGrange (Ga.) this past Saturday.
Just over three months ago, former Ringgold High School and Georgia Southern University baseball standout Logan Baldwin was selected in the 21st round of Major League Baseball’s June Amateur Draft by the San Francisco Giants.
Ringgold hosted Dade County and Southeast Whitfield in a pair of non-area matches on Thursday and finished 1-1 on the evening, beating the Lady Wolverines, 25-6 and 25-15, but losing to the Lady Raiders, 25-14 and 25-18.
Another Ringgold High baseball player recently added his name to the long and storied list of Tigers who have gone on to play at the next level.
The Ringgold Lady Tigers opened the Region 6-AAA North portion of their schedule on Tuesday and moved to 1-0 with a 26-24, 25-12 victory over visiting Coahulla Creek.
It was only fitting that Big Head Todd and the Monsters was blasting from the public address speaker between innings at Hazel Brown Field on Tuesday during Ringgold's game with Murray County because the Lady Tigers were going "boom boom boom boom" on the Lady Indians.
The Heritage Generals and Ringgold Lady Tigers headed north to Cleveland, Tenn. on Monday night for a game at Lee University with the Navy-and-Red claiming a wild, 11-10 victory in nine innings.
If you look back at the annals of high school football history, you would be hard-pressed to find many running plays that resulted in negative 45-yards.