In his 10-plus years as head coach of the Georgia Northwestern men’s basketball program, head coach David Stephenson has signed a lot of basketball players.
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Rising Ridgeland senior football player Jalyn Shelton made a verbal commitment this week to attend and play football at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md. He is the first Ridgeland football player to ever commit to playing for a service academy.
Locations all over the northwest Georgia area will be buzzing with baseball excitement starting the weekend of June 9 as the 2017 Dizzy Dean District 1 Baseball Tournaments will get underway.
Had there been a drier weather pattern on Tuesday, perhaps the Gordon Lee Lady Trojans would have won the state title outright. However, the Navy-and-White will still be listed in the record books as state champions.
It wasn’t as if the Gordon Lee Trojans needed any extra motivation, but the prohibitive favorite coming into the Class A Public School state tournament still teed off on Monday feeling that they still had something to prove.
Chattanooga Christian School’s artificial turf field in the shadows of Lookout Mountain will once again serve as the backdrop for the annual Great Clips Tennessee-Georgia Gridiron Classic, presented by Stump on Sports.
The LaFayette Ramblers are still within striking distance of a potential state runner-up trophy, but barring something strange happening on Tuesday, second place is likely the best the Orange-and-Black can hope for.
The offense showed flashes of what they could do and the defense was Flash-like as the Ridgeland Panthers closed the book on spring football practice Friday night at Bowers and Painter Field with a scrimmage against the McMinn County Cherokees, a Class 6A team from Athens, Tenn.
The Oakwood Christian Eagles basketball roster will have a different look to it next season as for the first time since the high school program’s inception, Matthew McDonough will not be in an OCA uniform.
Given the still somewhat recent baseball history between the Gordon Lee Trojans and the Charlton County Indians, it didn't seem any way possible that their 2017 Class A Public School state semifinal series would be over after just two games.
Former LaFayette High School state long jump champion Damarcus Simpson, who went on to become a two-time NCAA Division II outdoor national champion and a two-time indoor runner-up while competing for Chadron State (Neb.), is proving what he can do at the highest levels of NCAA track.
The LaFayette Ramblers closed the book on spring practice for the 2017 season by hosting the Coosa Eagles at Jack King Stadium on Friday night.
Cleveland State has made plenty of inroads into northwestern Georgia over the past couple of seasons while on the baseball recruiting trail and Chickamauga is certainly a familiar stop for the Cougars' coaching staff.
The Gordon Lee High School baseball team will hold a youth camp June 5-8 from 8 a.m.-12 noon each day at the high school baseball complex on Crittenden Avenue in Chickamauga for players ages 5-12.
The harder the Gordon Lee Trojans tried to hold on to the Class A Public School state track championship on Saturday, the more it seemed to slip out of their grasp.
The Gordon Lee Trojans will take a 20-point lead into the third and final day of the Class A Public School state track meet, but the lead is anything but safe.
Day 2 of the Class A Public School state track meet wrapped up in Albany on Friday night, and while the Gordon Lee girls aren’t leading the pack like the Gordon Lee boys did after their first day of action, the Lady Trojans are certainly within striking distance.
The retooling of the Georgia Northwestern golf roster recently found head coach Eddie Jackson in Tunnel Hill as he signed two more players to bolster the ranks.
The Georgia Northwestern Athletic Department celebrated its 2016-2017 sports season this past Thursday night with its annual banquet on the school’s Gordon County campus and the night concluded with two more inductees into the Bobcat Athletic Hall of Fame.
Coming off a second straight state playoff appearance and the program’s fifth region championship since 2008, the Ridgeland Panthers began their annual spring practice last week in preparation for the build-up to the 2017 season.
The Gordon Lee Trojans finally returned to the field on Saturday after more than a two-week layoff and earned a sweep of visiting Clinch County in the second round of the Class A Public School state playoffs.
Shortly after adding Courtney Blair to next year's Georgia Northwestern Cheer Cats squad, head coach Karen Stoker went back to Coahulla Creek High School to pick up another soon-to-be Colt alum.
After ending the regular season with a loss against Gordon Lee last Saturday, the Heritage Generals redeemed themselves by sweeping the Lafayette Ramblers in two games in the NGAC tournament semifinals.
The top-seeded Heritage Generals advanced to the finals of the 2017 NGAC baseball tournament with a sweep of fifth-seeded LaFayette on Wednesday afternoon.
Three hits each by Davis Richardson and Dylan Deering helped the fifth-seeded LaFayette Ramblers advance to the North Georgia Athletic Conference baseball tournament semifinals as they thumped fourth-seeded Dade County, 10-3, Tuesday night in Trenton.
A crowd of players, parents and other supporters gathered in front of the LaFayette Golf Course clubhouse shortly before 8 p.m. on Tuesday.
The Oakwood Christian Academy baseball team saw its season to a close in the finals of the Southern Christian Athletic Association tournament this past Saturday.
The first day of spring football practice at LaFayette High School this past Wednesday was barely 15 minutes old, but the blaring of whistles and the barking of coaches could already be heard on the short drive from the school’s entrance to the practice fields.
The Gordon Lee High School track teams will be well-represented at the Class A Public School state track meet when it commences at Hugh Mills Stadium in Albany on May 11.
Due to construction at the stadium at Jefferson High School, the GHSA state track meet is being broken up into three separate locations next month.
A slew of unsung heroes stepped up in the Lakeview Warriors first-round NGAC tournament and ultimately won over Chattanooga Valley in dominating fashion 10-0 on Monday.
The Gordon Lee Trojans' run in the Class A Public School state tennis tournament came to a close on Monday with a 3-0 loss on the road at Baconton Charter.
In years' past, the Gordon Lee boys' track team has picked up big points in field events and scored just enough points on the track to finish high and even win regular season meets, even an occasional NGAC title.