The annual Ridgeland Thanksgiving Classic will tip off this Saturday afternoon at Panther Gymnasium and feature 20 games spread out over a four-day period.
LaFayette High School sports
Last year, the GHSA elected to send all competition cheerleading squads to Columbus, regardless of their finish at their respective region tournaments, so all teams could compete at the state competition.
Chris Logan had never coached a volleyball match before he took over as the head coach of the LaFayette Lady Ramblers in 2014 at the ripe old age of 22.
The LaFayette Ramblers closed the book on the first season of the Paul Ellis Era on Thursday night with a 34-14 victory over Gilmer in Ellijay.
The LaFayette AJROTC rifle team edged out Northside High School of Columbus, 1,452-1,434, to win its most recent National Air Rifle League match. It marked the second win in a row for LaFayette (3-2), who are now in 10th place overall and fourth place in the JROTC conference.
The deepest state playoff run in LaFayette High School fastpitch softball history finally came to a halt late Friday night in Columbus as defending Class AAAA state champion Northside-Columbus ended the Lady Ramblers' quest with a 5-0 victory.
The Heritage Generals are two wins away from their first ever state softball championship, while the LaFayette Lady Ramblers will have to take a longer path to the finals.
The LaFayette Lady Ramblers waited 10 years to get back on the field in Columbus and they didn't waste anytime getting familiar with their new surroundings.
After setting another school-record for victories in a single season, the 2018 campaign came to a tough end for the No. 7-ranked LaFayette Lady Ramblers on Wednesday night with a loss at No. 10-ranked Cartersville - the champions of Area 5 - in the Class AAAA Round of 16.
Last year, as a freshman, Allison Craft finished fifth at the Region 6-AAAA Cross Country Championships at Edwards Park in Dalton.
LaFayette High School's AJROTC defeated Atrisco Heritage Academy MCJROTC (1,445-1,391) in its most recent National Air Rifle League match.
You have to go all the way back to 2010 to find the last time the LaFayette Lady Ramblers advanced to the Sweet 16 of the state volleyball playoffs.
There are still two weeks left in the 2018 GHSA fastpitch softball season and still plenty to play for as far as the LaFayette Lady Ramblers are concerned.
The Gordon Lee cross country teams captured the 2018 Walker County Championships after a damp and at times a muddy Tuesday afternoon on the course at LaFayette High School.