The Ringgold Tigers didn't have to look too long or too far away to find their next head baseball coach as longtime assistant and former Ringgold player Drew Walker was officially introduced as the new Tigers' skipper on Wednesday.
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Ringgold senior Gavin Noble recorded another top-five finish at the GHSA Class 3A state championships as he tied for fourth at the Cateechee Golf Club in Hartwell.
With 18 holes in the books at the GHSA State Golf Championships, the Gordon Lee Trojans and Lady Trojans are still in the hunt for a state title sweep.
After 12 seasons, numerous region titles, several deep playoff runs and a pair of state finals appearances, Brent Tucker is stepping down as head baseball coach at Ringgold High School.
Fresh off a fifth consecutive Region 6-AAA baseball championship, the Ringgold Tigers had seven members of its team selected to the All-Region team.
The Gordon Lee Trojans track team made the long drive to Albany last weekend and returned home with a fourth-place finish in the Class 1A Public School team standings and three individual state titles.
After coming ever so close to winning team state championships the past few years, the Gordon Lee Lady Trojans' track team will go into Saturday at the Class 1A Public School state meet in Albany with a chance to win their first crown since 2014.
The first day of the 2019 GHSA Class 1A Public School state track meet has finished in Albany and the Gordon Lee Lady Trojans find themselves atop the team standings.
Three members of the Ringgold High track team and three members of the LFO High track team will represent their schools at the Class 3A state meet in Albany next weekend.
The 2019 season was another outstanding season for the Ringgold Tigers. Unfortunately for the Blue-and-White and their fan base, it was an outstanding season that ended much too soon.
The Calhoun boys ran away with the Region 6-AAA track title at home on Thursday, while the Lady Phoenix of Sonoraville edged out the host Lady Jackets for the championship trophy on the girls' side.
Bolstered by a 67 from Buck Brumlow, the Cartersville Purple Hurricanes won the Heritage Five-Star Invitational at Windstone Golf Club in Ringgold on Thursday by a slim two-shot margin.
With as many big games as they've pitched over the last three-plus years, it's no surprise that Ringgold seniors Holden Tucker and Wyatt Tennant came out with impressive mound performances in the Tigers' opening-round series of the 2019 Class 3A state playoffs.