For the second straight year, the LaFayette Ramblers chance to make up ground on the second day of the Class 4A state golf tournament was thwarted by Mother Nature.
LaFayette High School sports
All-Region baseball teams for Regions 6-AAA and 6-AAAA were announced this week and several players from the Catoosa-Walker County area were selected.
The LaFayette Ramblers have finished fourth in Class 4A the past four seasons, but they will have their work cut out for them if they are to make it five in a row.
LaFayette’s Skylar “S.J.” Oxford was already planning to attend Berry College in Rome this fall and stay in a dorm just across the street from the Vikings’ on-campus basketball arena.
First-year LaFayette head football coach Paul Ellis got a good look at the state of his team on Friday when the Ramblers made the trip to Coosa to meet the Eagles and the Jacksonville (Ala.) Golden Eagles.
In a little less than two weeks, LaFayette High School senior Matthew Newsom will enjoy one of the biggest days of his life as he will don cap and gown, walk across a stage and collect a diploma, signaling the unofficial finish line of his childhood.
There are a lot of things LaFayette head coach Paul Ellis is trying to get accomplished with his new team, not the least of which is trying to learn who everyone is.
The LaFayette High School JROTC competed in the GHSA state rifle championship on April 28 at the Pool International Shooting Complex at Fort Benning. Only the top 17 teams in the state earned a spot in the state championships.
The LaFayette Lady Ramblers were one of the top teams in all of northwest Georgia last fall and one of that team’s two seniors will stay close to home to continue her volleyball career.
Facing what head coach Casey Payne called "the best team we've faced all year", one of the best seasons for the LaFayette Ramblers' soccer program in nearly a decade came to an abrupt end with a 7-0, first-round loss at LaGrange in the opening round of the Class 4 state playoffs.
Girls' prep golf teams from Regions 5 and 6 converged at the LaFayette Golf course on Tuesday for one of four Class 4A area tournaments going on around the state.
Positive Athlete Georgia announced its Northwest Georgia regional winners for different sports on Monday and five athletes in the Catoosa-Walker County area were honored.
The Heritage Generals clinched the program's second region championship some two weeks ago, but on Friday night, they closed out the regular season by making a little history.
The Northwest Georgia High School Anglers Association's Angler of the Year standings have been updated through the Lake Chickamauga tournament on April 15 and six teams from Walker and Catoosa county schools are currently in the top 15.