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.
Ridgeland High School sports
A good-sized contingent of Ridgeland football supporters got their first chance to see the Panthers under new head coach Cortney Braswell Friday night during Ridgeland's spring scrimmage against the visiting Cleveland Blue Raiders from Tennessee.
Even with music blaring over the stadium speakers, the distinctive voice of Cortney Braswell was still loud and clear across Bowers and Painter Field during a little intersquad session early Friday evening.
Ridgeland High School is set to graduate two senior competition cheerleading squad members later this month and both will continue to cheer in college.
A love of the game of soccer and a desire to grow as a player and a person were two factors in what led Ridgeland senior Whitney Boehm to sign her letter of intent to attend and play for Truett-McConnell University this upcoming fall.
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.
Ridgeland High School will hold official softball tryouts from May 14-18 each day at 4 p.m. The program will also have workouts on June 12, 19 and 26 at 9 a.m. All players must have a current physical in order to participate in tryouts or workouts.
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.
An eight-run inning by the visiting Northwest Whitfield Bruins in the top of the fourth inning broke Thursday's game wide open and the Bruins would go on to an 11-0 victory over Ridgeland at Jay Smith Field.
Locked in a scoreless tie at halftime and having to play with just 10 men the entire second half due to two yellow cards, the Ridgeland Panthers stormed out of the gates in the second half to close out the 2018 season with a 4-0 home win over Christian Heritage.
The Heritage Lady Generals, who sat in second place after the first day of competition on Monday, finished up in second place after the final day of the Region 6-AAAA track championships at Southeast Whitfield High School on Tuesday.