The Ringgold Tigers and Lady Tigers both finished second in the team standings at the Gordon Central Relays in Calhoun Thursday night.
Walker County sports
The Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe Warriors losing streak reached five in a row - all in region play - with a 6-4 loss to the Haralson County Rebels in Tallapoosa on Thursday.
Down 2-0 at home to Mt. Zion on Thursday, the Gordon Lee Trojans finally got things going and ran their Region 6-A mark to a perfect 7-0 with a 5-2 win over the Eagles.
With the North Georgia Athletic Conference track championship a little over a month away, eight of the league's 10 schools (all but Dade County and Trion) converged on LaFayette High School to see where they stood early in the short season.
The Rossville Middle School girls' soccer team picked up their first win of 2017 and avenged a season-opening loss to Saddle Ridge with a 1-0 win in Rock Spring.
The LaFayette Ramblers got a 34 from Cole Ingram and a 35 from Riley Grant as they carded a 144 on Thursday and beat Gordon Lee by 21 strokes in a nine-hole match at the LaFayette Golf Course.
The Heritage High School Generals dropped to 5-2 for the year and to 4-1 in Region 6-AAAA with a 5-0 sweep at the hands of the Gilmer Bobcats on Wednesday in Ringgold.
It will go down as the longest match in the history of the Lakeview-Ringgold soccer rivalry, but even a full 24 hours still wasn't enough to settle the score.
The Ringgold Middle School girls' soccer team got four goals and one assist from Joanna Medlin in a 6-0 win over Rossville on Monday. Maggie Reed added a goal and an assist, while Sophie Reed also found the net once.
Caylee Carpenter assisted on four goals and collected one of her own as the Heritage Lady Generals won a weather-shortened 6-0 decision at visiting LaFayette on Tuesday.
There is still plenty of baseball games to be played in Region 6-AAA, but four games into the region slate, the contenders are already beginning to separate themselves from the rest of the pack.
Even after a little extra rest due to a rain delay the previous night, the Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe Warriors weren't able to get off the schneid in region play on Thursday.
The Gordon Lee Trojans got seven strikeouts and just one walk out of pitcher Dylan Burnett through four innings on Wednesday and collected 10-1 victory over Rossville in an NGAC league game. The contest had been scheduled for earlier in the season, but postponed due to bad weather.
The lightning and storms that moved into the northwest Georgia area on Tuesday evening brought a premature end to the Lady Rambler Invitational at the LaFayette Golf Course.
The LaFayette Middle School golfers got a 42 from Grant Langford and finished with a team score of 215 to win a three-team match at the LaFayette Golf Course on Monday.
Although rain suspended and eventually ended the game in the fifth inning, the Gordon Lee Middle School Trojans continued to pour it on, shutting out the Heritage Generals, 8-0.
Isaiah Blackburn struck out 11 hitters and allowed just one hit in Lakeview Middle School's 6-0 shutout win over Saddle Ridge Tuesday afternoon in Fort Oglethorpe.
Davis Richardson allowed just two hits and one walk and struck out 14 Bulldog hitters as the LaFayette Ramblers picked up a 4-0 home win over Rossville on Tuesday.
Chattanooga Valley placed third in a three-team match at the Brainerd Golf Course on Monday, but head coach Zach Cleghorn said he was more than pleased with his team's performance.
After two straight weeks of three-game series in region play, the Heritage Generals are on their 6-AAAA bye this week, although the Navy-and-Red are certainly not taking the week off.
Zoe Haggard found the net in the 55th minute and the Saddle Ridge Lady Mustangs made it hold up in a 1-0 victory over Dade County in Rock Spring.
The Heritage Middle School Generals got five goals from Kevin Ho and two from Liam Smartt on Monday and shutout Chattanooga Valley, 10-0, in Flintstone.
Just a few miles down the road from the Gordon County Campus of Georgia Northwestern sits Georgia Cumberland Academy and it’s the first stop of what head coach David Stephenson hopes will be a long and fruitful 2017 recruiting trail for the Lady Bobcats.
Alex Kelehear began his LaFayette High School career two seasons ago with an already solid reputation as a top-flight player. And even as a freshman playing against older, more experienced players, he proved to have the goods time and time again.
The 2017 Lookout Mountain Fellowship of Christian Athletes Home Team Banquet will be held on Thursday, March 30 at the Catoosa County Colonnade in Ringgold.
If any one theme has started to emerge from the first two weeks of Region 6-AAAA play, it’s that the regular season title and the other three state playoff berths from the region appear to be up for grabs.
Ridgeland High School anglers Ryan Godsey and Dakota Harris currently sit in first place atop the points standings for the Northwest Georgia High School Anglers Association (NWGHSAA) through the first two tournaments.
After winning five of their last six heading into Region 6-AAA play, the LFO Warriors have seen their momentum come to a grinding halt with three losses in their first three region games.
Bode Tucker found Angel Ojeda with a perfect pass in the 51st minute on Friday night and the Ridgeland Panthers improved to 4-5 overall and 2-2 in Region 6-AAAA play with a 1-0 home shutout against Pickens.
They might have come up on the wrong end of the scoreboard, but even a 21-6 loss at the hands of Chattanooga's Silverdale Baptist Academy wasn't enough to dampen the spirits of the Oakwood Christian Academy Lady Eagles, who took the field in the school's first-ever fastpitch softball game on…
The Heritage Generals managed just one hit on Friday, but were able to salvage the third game of the three-game series with Northwest Whitfield, scratching out a 2-1 win over the Bruins in Boynton.
The Heritage Lady Generals placed sixth overall out of 15 teams at Saturday's Mohawk-Warrior Invitational track meet at Gordon Central High School, while the Generals placed ninth out of 16 teams on the boys' side.