Ridgeland High School sports

Up 4-3 going into the top of the seventh inning on Friday, the Ridgeland Panthers scored four runs to pull away and beat LaFayette, 8-3, to give them a sweep of their Walker County rivals in the three-game series.

The Ridgeland Panthers took advantage of some gifts by the LaFayette defense and claimed a 5-2 win over the Ramblers in Game 1 of their three-game series Tuesday night in south Walker County.

The Ridgeland Panthers stood toe-to-toe with defending state champion Northwest Whitfield for the majority of the first half on Tuesday, but the Bruins would break through with six minutes left in the half, added two goals in the final 55 seconds and pulled away in the second half for an 8-1…

The Ridgeland Panthers honored the 1959 Rossville High School State baseball championship team prior to Friday night's series finale with Southeast Whitfield and then proceeded to thrill the old-school Bulldogs with a region victory.

The Ridgeland Panthers and Lady Panthers made the drive to Dalton on Thursday to face Christian Heritage in a pair of non-region matches. Both contests were shortened two 30-minutes halves in an attempt to get them in before expected thunderstorms.

The Ridgeland Panthers got a huge night on the mound and at the plate from senior Tanner Hill in a 12-2, five-inning run-rule victory at Southeast Whitfield on Wednesday.

Tyler Crawford's two-out single with the bases loaded in the bottom of the eighth inning gave the Ridgeland Panthers a 7-6 victory in Game 1 of their three-game Region 6-AAAA series against Southeast Whitfield on Tuesday.

Heritage High School hosted Ridgeland, Gordon Lee and Dalton in a four-team track meet on Tuesday night. Team scores were not kept.

The Ridgeland High School Athletic Hall of Fame will host their second annual Ridgeland Hall of Fame induction ceremony and banquet on April 20, 2019. The event will take place at 6 p.m. at Ridgeland High School.

The Ridgeland Lady Panthers had to wait quite a while to finally get in their home match against Christian Heritage, but it turned out to be worth the wait for the Black-and-White, who picked up their long-anticipated first victory of 2019 with a 2-0 home decision on Friday.

After two wild, error-filled contests in the first two games of their series, defensive miscues were again the order of the day on Thursday as the Heritage Generals and Ridgeland Panthers combined for 10 errors. However, the Navy-and-Red would find a way to overcome the mistakes in a 9-7 vic…

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