Rossville’s 10U softball all-stars had to settle for the runner-up trophy in the recent 2018 Dizzy Dean state tournament after losing to Union County in the finals.
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Four teams in the Chattanooga Area Swim League’s upper-tier Blue Division distanced themselves from the rest of the field during the 2018 CASL City Meet this past weekend at the Arlene Crye Municipal Pool in Fort Oglethorpe.
Holli Covey of Rossville competed in the 26th annual International Finals Youth Rodeo, July 8-13, at the Heart of Oklahoma Exposition Center in Shawnee, Oklahoma.
Two of the top players in the Catoosa and Walker County area were honored by MaxPreps this past week with spots on their All-American teams.
As the 2018 Northwest Georgia High School Anglers Association's Anglers of the Year, Gordon Lee's Colby Chapman and Will Smith already knew what it took to finish high on the leaderboard when it came to local tournaments.
As a freshman, Gracie O’Neal turned in one of the best all-around school years that any athlete in Walker County has enjoyed in a good long while.
Caleb Hopkins was already in the midst of a fine senior season for the Gordon Lee Trojans when senior catcher Dylan Minghini, the 2017 Walker County Baseball Player of the Year, went out with a knee injury just about a month into the season.
Spend just a few minutes with Spencer Alexander and you quickly realize that three things are definitely important to him - golf, education and family - and not necessarily in that order.
Back in the off-season, even before the 2017-2018 school year had begun, LaFayette boys’ head soccer coach Casey Payne was already hard at work.
The Fort Oglethorpe Recreation Association will be hosting a fundraising tournament for longtime Georgia Dizzy Dean State Director Robert Sexton June 29-July 1 at the Fort Oglethorpe Recreation Complex.
After recording over 1,000 career assists during her playing time at LaFayette High School, Emily Redden graduated in May thinking that she may have played her final volleyball match.
Over the last few years, the Stump on Sports Tennessee-Georgia All-Star Softball Classic has been highlighted by close games and offensive outbursts.
Midway through their dual meet season, the Catoosa Great White Sharks have found life in the Chattanooga Area Swim League's Red Division to their liking.
Youth golf in Walker County has exploded in recent years and the boys’ programs at LaFayette and Gordon Lee High Schools have been right on the forefront.
The past three seasons have seen a resurgence in the girls’ golf program at Gordon Lee High School with a fifth-place showing in Class 2A in 2016, a tie for the Class 1A public school state championship last year and a runner-up finish this past May.
There is no truth to the rumor that the Georgia Northwestern Lady Bobcats will change colors from navy blue and silver to red and white next season, but their 2018 signing class is beginning to take on a decidedly LFO-ish hue.
The Tennessee-Georgia All-Star Softball Classic, the oldest of the Stump on Sports All-Star Series, will see its 21st version take place this Tuesday night (June 19) as the annual doubleheader will begin at 6 p.m. at Chattanooga's Frost Stadium.
There had been 16 previous Stump on Sports Tennessee-Georgia All-Star Baseball Classics and in none of the previous games had a player ever had a night like Cole Phillips had this past Friday.
Some of the best prep baseball talent the northwest Georgia area has to offer will take on their counterparts from the southeast Tennessee area in the 17th Annual Stump on Sports Tennessee-Georgia All-Star Baseball Classic this Friday night.
After a second-place finish at the Class 1A Public School state cross country meet back in the fall, Gordon Lee junior Jasper Wilson appeared to be primed for a big spring on the Trojans’ track team.
One of the most versatile players in Bartow County will trade in the royal blue and gold of Cass High School for the navy blue and silver of Georgia Northwestern next basketball season.
Throughout his 11-year run as head coach of the Georgia Northwestern Bobcats men’s basketball team, head coach David Stephenson has always had an eye out for self-motivated players to bring into the program.
Maxwell Ford and Kaleiya Romero started out strong, stayed consistent for three rounds and bested an outstanding field of competitors to win the 2018 Evitt Foundation Ringgold Telephone Company (RTC) Junior All-Star at Windstone Golf Course this past week.
Gordon Lee’s Tucker Windham and Macall Miller joined some of the top prep golfers in the state for the Georgia North-South All-Star matches on Wednesday and Thursday at the Sunset Country Club in Moultrie.
2015 Gordon Lee High School graduate Conard Broom just completed his third season at Mercer University in Macon by being named a third team All-American by Baseball America.
The 2018 District 1 tournaments for Georgia Dizzy Dean Baseball will get going this Friday night in four different locations in the northwest Georgia area.
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.
For over a decade, Marvin "Stump" Martin was the architect of the Stump on Sports Tennessee-Georgia All-Star Football Classic and its biggest supporter.
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.
The Kennesaw State University cheerleading roster will continue to have an extreme northwest Georgia presence this fall as LaFayette High School alum Allie Durham recently signed on to join the Owls’ roster.
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.
For the second straight year, the LaFayette Ramblers chance to make up ground on the second day of the Class 4A state golf tournament was thwarted by Mother Nature.
The Georgia Northwestern Cheer Cats continued to add to their 2018-2019 roster as they picked up a signature from athletic Dalton High School senior Maggie Scruggs last Tuesday.
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.