The LaFayette Ramblers and Gordon Lee Trojans teed off at the University of Georgia Course in the Athens Classic on Saturday.
LaFayette High School sports
The Georgia Athletic Coaches Association (GACA) has announced its All-State basketball teams for the 2017-2018 season and three players from Catoosa and Walker Counties were honored.
The LaFayette Ramblers dropped Game 1 of Friday's home doubleheader against Southeast Whitfield, but bounced back to take Game 2 and win the series from the Raiders, two games to one.
A 1-under par 35 from Gage Smith and a 2-over 38 from Riley Grant helped the LaFayette Ramblers to a 28-stroke victory over Heritage in a nine-hole match at the LaFayette Golf Course on Thursday.
The LaFayette Ramblers and Lady Ramblers both suffered a couple of heartbreaking losses at home on Wednesday as they dropped Region 6-AAAA matches to Pickens, both by 3-2 counts.
LaFayette High School announced Paul Ellis as the school’s new head football coach on Wednesday morning. Ellis, 50, is the 36th head coach of the Ramblers, dating back to 1923.
Region 6-AAAA play began for the undefeated LaFayette Ramblers on Tuesday, but after five straight match wins to start the season, the Orange-and-Black finally tasted defeat as they dropped a narrow 3-2 decision at Southeast Whitfield.
The LaFayette Ramblers finally got off the schnide and picked up their first win of 2018 and gave new head coach Chris Base his first win at LaFayette with a 4-3, 10-inning victory at Coahulla Creek on Friday.
The Gordon Lee duo of Colby Chapman and Will Smith hauled in five bass totaling 15.69 pounds and picked up the win on Lake Nickajack in the first Northwest Georgia High School Anglers Association fishing tournament of the season back on Feb.24 in Jasper, Tennessee.