Walker County Sports

This past basketball season, the Lookout Valley Yellow Jackets quietly turned in an 18-win campaign and captured the District 4-A regular season championship, all while being led by a 5-foot-11 guard that played much bigger than his size.

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I'm sitting here at my kitchen table pecking away on my laptop, quietly celebrating what has been an unbelievable day for prep sports in northwest Georgia, specifically for Gordon Lee High School.

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State baseball semifinal matchups usually pit two teams, many times from opposite ends of the state, and some times for the first time.

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The traveling party of Charlton County Indians supporters arrived in northwest Georgia on Friday and immediately put up several signs temporarily renaming Claude Hendrix Field "The Swamp" and self-proclaiming the Chickamauga baseball complex as "The Home of the Indians".

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In a little less than two weeks, LaFayette High School senior Matthew Newsom will enjoy one of the biggest days of his life as he will don cap and gown, walk across a stage and collect a diploma, signaling the unofficial finish line of his childhood.

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The Oakwood Christian Eagles gave up four runs in the top of the first inning, trailed 5-1 going into the bottom of the third, but still found a way to rally for a 7-6, five-inning victory over visiting Berean Academy on Monday.

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Gordon Lee High School will host its annual Trojan Baseball Camp, June 4-7, from 8 a.m.-12 noon each day. The camp is for players, ages 5-12, with a cost of $100 per camper, which includes snacks and drinks.

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The Heritage High School Mini General Cheer Camp will be held inside the high school gym, June 4-6, from 9 a.m.-12 noon each day.

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The Gordon Lee Trojans and Lady Trojans are headed back to the Class 1A Public School state golf championships in three weeks and will do so area champions.

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Rossville pitcher Zack Harrison did not allow a hit and Dyllan Curtis came through with a huge bases-clearing hit in the top of the fifth inning to lift his team past Trion, 4-3, in a battle of the Bulldogs on Monday.

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Facing what head coach Casey Payne called "the best team we've faced all year", one of the best seasons for the LaFayette Ramblers' soccer program in nearly a decade came to an abrupt end with a 7-0, first-round loss at LaGrange in the opening round of the Class 4 state playoffs.

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