The LFO Warriors and Lady Warriors traveled down Highway 2 to face longtime nemesis Ridgeland on Saturday and came away with a pair of victories in the non-region contests.
Walker County Sports
The LaFayette High School JROTC Rifle Team faced Gordon Central and Cherokee in a an Area 10 shootout at Cass High School on Saturday and returned home with a pair of wins.
The Gordon Lee Trojans welcomed the Coosa Eagles to Chickamauga on Saturday and faced off in what can only be described as a good old-fashioned staring contest.
Alex Kelehear had 16 points and went 6-of-6 from the free throw line in the fourth quarter as the LaFayette Ramblers survived a 45-38 challenge at Northwest Whitfield on Friday.
The Gordon Lee Trojans trailed 50-39 entering the fourth quarter Friday night at Bowdon, but outscored the Red Devils, 23-7, and picked up their first subregion victory of the season in stunning fashion, 62-57.
The Oakwood Christian Middle School Lady Eagles got balanced scoring on Thursday in defeated the homeschool-based Chattanooga Patriots, 20-6, in a home game in Chickamauga.
It was extremely chilly outside of the Rossville Athletic Center on Friday night, and it wasn't much better inside as far as Georgia Northwestern Bobcats and Lady Bobcats were concerned.
The Heritage Generals won their opening match at the Class 4A State Duals in Macon on Thursday, but lost their quarterfinal match and dropped to the consolation brackets.
The Saddle Ridge Lady Mustangs got a season-high 18 points from Samantha Cramer and beat the Trion Lady Bulldogs, 45-25, in an NGAC contest on Thursday.
The Gordon Lee Lady Trojans got 20 points from Emma McGraw on Thursday as they scored a 34-25 victory at Lakeview, running their record to 8-2 overall.
The Oakwood Christian Eagles began Thursday on a 12-2 run and ended on a 22-7 run to take down Cleveland Christian, 73-48, for their second win of the season.
Cole Kibler may not have been a familiar name to many in the northwest Georgia area when he took over the quarterbacking duties at Ringgold as a sophomore, but it didn’t take the strong-armed Tiger long to introduce himself to folks (and opposing defenses) in the area.
The Gordon Lee Lady Trojans gave up just nine points in the first half Tuesday night and claimed a 59-35 home win over North Cobb Christian in a Region 6-A "A" game.
Mary Ownby had 10 points, five rebounds and a pair of blocks as the Oakwood Christian Lady Eagles claimed a 40-25 victory over CAYA Tuesday night in Chickamauga.
The LaFayette Ramblers took another step towards wrapping up the No. 1 seed for the upcoming region tournament with a 59-40 win over Pickens on Tuesday night in south Walker County.
The Oakwood Christian Eagles held visiting Ivy Academy of Chattanooga scoreless in both the first and fourth quarters as they coasted to an easy 33-5 win on Tuesday.
The Rossville Bulldogs held a slim 26-21 lead going in to the fourth quarter on Tuesday, but finished strong with 24 points in the final period for a 50-31 victory at Trion.
The LaFayette Ramblers continued their solid season by picking up a pair of wins at the Ringgold Winter Classic at Ringgold Middle School this past week.
The LaFayette Ramblers, who claimed the championship at the Whitwell Christmas Tournament the last time they took the floor just over a week ago, kept rolling on Saturday with a 62-53 victory at Coahulla Creek in a non-region game.
The Heritage Generals took advantage of some fourth-quarter foul trouble for the Ridgeland Panthers and pulled away late in the game for a 67-60 victory in Rossville on Friday night.
The Gordon Lee Lady Trojans jumped out to a commanding 17-3 lead after the first period of play on Friday night and coasted to a 49-28 victory at Mount Zion in a sub-region contest on Friday.
Nearly three years to the day that he was introduced as the seventh head football coach in Ridgeland High School history, Wesley Tankersley has stepped down as the Panthers' head coach.
Gordon Lee’s Jasper Wilson and Gracie O’Neal came into the 2017 season as two of the top cross country runners in Walker County and neither did anything over the course of the season to disprove it.
The LaFayette Ramblers sunk nine 3-pointers, accounting for half of their points, in a thrilling 54-53 victory over Ringgold in the finals of the Whitwell Christmas Tournament on Saturday night.
Note: Due to a smaller list of nominees to choose from in Class A because of having both a Public School and a Private School team, only first team and honorable mention were picked in those divisions. Also, Class A Private has two quarterbacks listed on the first team as they were the only …
Friday was a very successful day for the Ridgeland Mat Panthers at the Deep South Bayou Duals in Baton Rogue, Louisiana as the Black-and-White went 4-0 and won the consolation bracket.
It's nearly a two-hour drive from LaFayette High School to Whitwell High School, but the Ramblers appear to feel right at home in the unfamiliar surroundings of the Tigers' gymnasium.
The LaFayette Lady Ramblers used a big fourth quarter to pull away and beat Class 6A Chattahoochee, 66-37, in their final game of the Chattooga Christmas Tournament on Friday.
The Lady Trojans battled down to the wire on Friday before the Coosa was able to pull out a 43-42 victory on the opening day of the Trion Christmas Tournament.
The Ridgeland Panthers got Fred Norman and Markeith Montgomery back on Friday night after both starters missed Thursday's game with LFO due to their participation in an all-star football game.
The LaFayette Lady Ramblers led 18-17 at halftime on Thursday, but faltered down the stretch and lost a 50-33 decision to Cedartown in the consolation bracket of the Chattooga Christmas Tournament.
A 23-5 advantage after the first quarter of play was plenty of breathing room for the LaFayette Ramblers on Thursday as they routed South Greene (Tenn.), 68-37, on the first night of the Whitwell Christmas Tournament in Marion County.