LaFayette High School sports

Significant advantages in depth and a plethora of standouts from the Catoosa-Walker County area were not enough for Team Georgia on Tuesday night as they dropped both ends of the annual Tennessee-Georgia All-Star Basketball Classic to their rivals from the Volunteer State.

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…

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.

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 and LaFayette Ramblers continued to prep for upcoming area tournaments with a head-to-head, nine-hole match at the LaFayette Golf Course on Thursday.

With five events remaining on Tuesday, the Heritage Lady Generals held a slim 5.5-point lead over Gilmer in the race for the overall Region 6-AAAA championship. However, Heritage could not hold off the Lady Bobcats down the stretch and had to settle for a runner-up trophy.

The Heritage Generals picked up a Region 6-AAAA track championship at Southeast Whitfield High School on Tuesday as the Navy-and-Red amassed 158 points for a comfortable victory in the team standings.

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