The Gordon Lee High School football team will have a new head coach this upcoming football season and it will once again be a former Trojan player.
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The LaFayette Ramblers wrapped up their second spring practice under head coach Paul Ellis by participating in a three-team spring scrimmage in Calhoun on Friday night.
Citing a desire to spend more time with his family, Hank Peppers is stepping down as boys' head basketball coach at LaFayette High School.Peppers spent 10 seasons coaching the Ramblers, the last six as head coach where he amassed a 119-45 overall record. His teams advanced to the Sweet 16 tw…
The Gordon Lee Trojans track team made the long drive to Albany last weekend and returned home with a fourth-place finish in the Class 1A Public School team standings and three individual state titles.
After coming so close to winning a team state title last year, falling to second place in the standings on the final race of the championships, the Gordon Lee Lady Trojans began the 2019 track season on a mission to learn from last year's disappointment and rectify it.
After coming ever so close to winning team state championships the past few years, the Gordon Lee Lady Trojans' track team will go into Saturday at the Class 1A Public School state meet in Albany with a chance to win their first crown since 2014.
Unless something really bizarre happens on Saturday, the Gordon Lee Trojans' track team will not be bringing home a state team title from Albany.
The first day of the 2019 GHSA Class 1A Public School state track meet has finished in Albany and the Gordon Lee Lady Trojans find themselves atop the team standings.
As his team prepared to hit in the bottom of the sixth inning of Game 1, all tied up at 4-4 against No. 7-seeded and upset-minded Seminole County, Gordon Lee senior catcher Chris Potter spoke up in the dugout.
After tasting defeat for the first time all season late Tuesday night, Gordon Lee Middle School head baseball coach Jeff Guffey said he was interested to see how his Trojans would respond on Wednesday.
The Gordon Lee Trojans came into Monday's doubleheader with Ringgold needing two wins to claim an unbeaten season and a conference tournament title.
Three members of the Ringgold High track team and three members of the LFO High track team will represent their schools at the Class 3A state meet in Albany next weekend.
The Gordon Lee Trojans began defense of their Class 1A Public School state championship on Thursday and if Thursday's doubleheader was any indication, the Navy-and-White appeared to have picked up right where they left off in the playoffs a year ago.
The Gordon Lee Trojans stormed their way into the North Georgia Athletic Conference baseball tournament final with two dominant victories over LaFayette on Thursday.
On Tuesday night, the LaFayette Ramblers advanced to the NGAC semifinals to face top-seeded Gordon Lee, but not before having to outlast Trion, 6-5, in 11 pressure-packed innings.
Both the Heritage Lady Generals and the LaFayette Lady Ramblers will be returning to the Class 4A state golf tournament later this month after top-five finishes at the area tournament in LaGrange on Tuesday.
In a wild Tuesday night affair that featured a combined 31 runs, 18 hits and 26 walks, the Howard Hustlin' Tigers scored three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning, including a walk-off RBI-single, to beat Oakwood Christian, 16-15, in Chattanooga.
Considering their performances all season, the Heritage girls and the Ringgold boys came into the 2019 North Georgia Athletic Conference Track Championships as the teams to beat.
The Heritage Generals finished as runner-up, while LaFayette Ramblers took home third place in the Class 4A area golf tournament in LaGrange on Monday.
Region 6-AAAA announced its All-Region baseball team for 2019 and several area players were honored for their achievements on the diamond this past season.
Already with a roster that includes players from solid northwest Georgia high schools programs in Ringgold, Heritage, LaFayette and Ridgeland, the Chattanooga State volleyball team will add Gordon Lee to that list this fall.
The Oakwood Christian Eagles played host to a pair of Chattanooga teams over the weekend and finished with a split. The Navy-and-Gold lost to Tennessee small school power Lookout Valley on Friday before defeating Howard in a Saturday slugfest.
The final major track meet before the 2019 NGAC Championships next week took place at LFO High School on Friday as seven of the schools that will participate in the conference championships faced off in the Lakeview Invitational, a likely preview of next week's big event.
Maggie Heard struck out 11 batters in the circle and had a huge night at the plate as the Oakwood Christian Lady Eagles doubled up Notre Dame in a high school softball game in Chattanooga.
Bolstered by a 67 from Buck Brumlow, the Cartersville Purple Hurricanes won the Heritage Five-Star Invitational at Windstone Golf Club in Ringgold on Thursday by a slim two-shot margin.
The Gordon Lee Trojans completed an undefeated regular season with a 16-1 win over LaFayette Tuesday afternoon in Chickamauga. Gordon Lee put the game away early with 14 runs in the bottom of the first inning.
A little bit of history was made at the North Georgia Athletic Conference Golf Championships at the LaFayette Golf Course on Tuesday.
With just about one month to go until the GHSA state tournaments, local golfers continued their prep work at the Heritage Five-Star Girls' Invitational Tournament at Nob North Golf Course on Tuesday.
The Dade County Wolverines scored six runs in the bottom of the first and six in the bottom of the second en route to a 15-5 win over Saddle Ridge on Tuesday.
The Oakwood Christian Eagles led 2-0 after one inning on Tuesday and trailed 6-2 after the bottom of the fifth. However, the dam would break in the top of the sixth as the visiting Hawks from Tennessee Christian Prep erupted for 14 runs in the top of the inning before heading back home with …
The LaFayette Ramblers broke open a 2-1 contest with four runs in the top of the sixth and seven runs in the top of the seventh to run away from Lakeview, 13-3, in a game at LFO High School on Tuesday.
Ridgeland seniors Grayson James and Jacob Mariakis were named as this year's Vonn Bell Award winners during Saturday's Ridgeland Hall of Fame induction ceremonies.
The 2019 GHSA state baseball playoffs get underway tomorrow (Wednesday, April 24) with three teams from the Catoosa-Walker County area involved.
The Saddle Ridge boys' soccer team earned their first-ever North Georgia Athletic Conference victory on Monday as the No. 2-seeded Mustangs earned a dramatic 3-2 win over No. 7-seeded Chattanooga Valley.
Brodie Genter pitched a four-inning complete game and helped himself with a two-run homer as the Gordon Lee Trojans run-ruled Dade County, 15-0, Monday afternoon in Chickamauga.
Ringgold, Gordon Lee and Lakeview met at Ringgold High School for a three-team meet as final tuneups continued before the upcoming NGAC track championships.
Back on March 30, the Gordon Lee Trojans suffered a disappointing 1-0 loss to Aurora Central Catholic High School out of Illinois on the final day of the Chattanooga Central tournament.
The Chattanooga Valley Eagles scored eight runs in the top of the fourth inning to help polish off an 18-2 victory over Saddle Ridge Thursday afternoon in Rock Spring.