More than 400 recreation league, middle school, high school and all-star cheerleaders are scheduled to compete and perform at the 5th Annual Bobcat Cheer Extravaganza, presented by Georgia Northwestern, on Monday, Sept. 25.
Walker County Sports
Gordon Lee's doubleheader sweep of Bowdon Tuesday night not only gave the Lady Trojans a two-game lead over the Red Devils in the Region 6-A standings, it also vaulted Gordon Lee over Bowdon to the top of the GHSA power rankings for Class A Public.
Emma Langston recorded nine strikeouts in seven innings and the Gordon Lee Lady Trojans picked up a 3-1 home win over Dade County on Tuesday in an NGAC league game.
The Heritage Lady Generals had five finishers in the top 20 on Tuesday as they held off host Coahulla Creek to claim the team title at the Chattanooga Cross Country League race at Grove Level in Whitfield County.
The Ridgeland Lady Panthers came into Tuesday's clash at region and county rival LaFayette averaging a whopping 8.6 runs per contest through 17 games this season, nearly a full run per game more than the second-best team on the list (Heritage, 7.8).
The Rossville Lady Bulldogs dropped a pair of matches at LaFayette on Tuesday, losing 25-10 and 25-13 in the varsity match and 25-19 and 25-10 in the JV contest.
Heritage High School played host to an important tri-match on Tuesday as the Lady Generals hosted Ridgeland and seventh-ranked LaFayette with each match counting toward the Area 6-AAAA standings.
The Chattanoga Valley Lady Eagles shook off Monday's loss to Gordon Lee by picking up a 3-0 shutout on a damp Tuesday afternoon at Trion.
The Gordon Lee Lady Trojans made the short drive to Ridgeland High School on Monday and found the unfamiliar surroundings to their liking as they shut out Chattanooga Valley, 9-0, in an NGAC clash.
Trailing 6-4 with the bases loaded in the top of the sixth inning on Monday night and Ridgeland senior shortshop Haley Sandridge striding to the plate, the Heritage Generals had nowhere to put the All-State performer.
The Gordon Lee Lady Trojans scored twice in the bottom of the third inning and added an insurance run in the top of the fifth to pick up a 3-0 home win over Mt. Zion-Carroll on Monday.
The Gordon Lee Lady Trojans suffered a rare loss at their SCORE International Invitational on Saturday, but they bounced back in fine fashion to cap a 4-1 weekend with two impressive victories.
The Gordon Lee and Heritage High School cross country teams turned in solid showings at the 11th Annual Run at the Rock Invitational in Cartersville on Saturday. The meet was hosted by Woodland High School.
The LFO Lady Warriors got two solid pitching outings from Kourtney Morrison on Friday as they won their first two games in the SCORE International Invitational at Chattanooga's Warner Park, hosted by Gordon Lee.
The Oakwood Christian Eagles enjoyed a little Friday night lights, futbol-style as they put a cap on Senior Night with their biggest win in program history.
The Chattanooga Valley Lady Eagles got 10 strikeouts and three RBIs from Madison Bowman as they beat LaFayette, 15-0, Friday afternoon in south Walker County.
The Gordon Lee Lady Trojans got a one-hitter from Emma Langston in an 8-0 decision over LaFayette on Thursday. Langston also paced the offense with three hits, including two doubles.
The Rossville Bulldogs employed their usual steady ground game and got a big afternoon from their defense to move to 3-0 after a 30-0 road win at Lakeview on Thursday.
Class AAAA's No. 5-ranked Lady Ramblers got a huge scare from Class AA's No. 10-ranked Chattooga Lady Indians on Thursday before LaFayette was able to finally squeeze out a 27-25, 22-25, 28-26 victory in a thrilling match in south Walker County.
After a 1-5 start to their season, the Ridgeland Lady Panthers have fought their way back to climb back above .500 for the first time all season.
Dillon Shropshire had three rushing touchdowns and Amarreon Turner tossed a pair of TD passes to Jakobe Turner as the Chattanooga Valley Eagles walloped Gordon Lee, 46-0, in an NGAC game at Ridgeland High School on Thursday.
Eleven strikeouts in six innings turned out not to be enough for Maggie Heard and the Oakwood Christian Lady Eagles, who fell 5-0 to Grace Academy Thursday afternoon in East Brainerd.
The No. 3-ranked LaFayette Lady Ramblers traveled to Tunnel Hill on Thursday for a Region 6-AAAA showdown with the No. 2-ranked Lady Bruins, looking for a sweep of the season series.
The Saddle Ridge varsity Lady Mustangs hosted rival LaFayette on Thursday and swept their way to 8-2 with a 25-17, 25-8 victory over the Lady Ramblers.
The duo of Jaylon Ramsey and Trey Taylor combined for just 12 carries on Thursday, but the running back combo used those dozen carries to amass 398 yards on the ground as the LaFayette Ramblers blasted Trion, 46-0, for an NGAC road victory.
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.
The Georgia Northwestern golf team braved unseasonably harsh conditions to finish 10th overall at the 12-team Wallace State (Ala.) Invitational at the Cross Creek Golf Club in Cullman, Ala., held Sept. 10-12.
Another star-studded field will converge at Chattanooga's Warner Park softball complex this Friday and Saturday (Sept. 15-16) as Gordon Lee High School will host its annual SCORE International Invitational.
The baseball resume for Cole Wilcox was already an impressive one, but now the Heritage High School senior can add "gold medal winner" and "world champion" to the list.
Chattanooga and northwest Georgia played host to the 2017 Icy Hot Ironman 70.3 World Championship this past weekend. The women’s race was held on Saturday, while the men’s raced for gold on Sunday.
The Gordon Lee Lady Trojans, currently ranked eighth in the Class A state polls, made it 2-for-2 in tournament championships on Saturday as they went 5-0 to win the Gold Division of the Volley at the Creek tournament at Coahulla Creek High School.