Vonn Bell was considered by many to be one of the top defensive backs in the country when he graduated from Ridgeland and the thought process hasn’t changed much during his time at Ohio State University.
The 10-year-old LaFayette Rowdies’ final attempt at a last-inning rally fell two runs short on Sunday afternoon as they saw their Dizzy Dean North Georgia State Tournament come to a close with a 12-10 loss to the Sandy Plains Cougars in Boynton.
The Fort Oglethorpe Braves put on a valiant effort on Tuesday night, but ultimately had to settle for third place after losing to a solid Winston Bandits team, 13-5, in the elimination bracket finals of the Dizzy Dean 7-year-old North Georgia Sanctioned State Tournament in Fort Oglethorpe.
The Ringgold High School Tiger girls dance team attended Universal Dance Association Camp in Birmingham, Ala., along with 14 other teams from the southeast. During the four- day camp the team not only performed their original routine, but they also learned three different routines and were judged on all of them.
The Fort Oglethorpe Tourism Association, the non-profit group that organizes, promotes and oversees tourism for the city, presented the Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe Recreation Association with a $1,000 sponsorship towards the Dizzy Dean seven-year-old state tournament. The tournament will be at the recreation fields on Barnhardt Circle July 4 - 8. The public is invited to attend and show their support for youth baseball.
Former Soddy-Daisy Lady Trojan Brooke Hale broke one record and tied another as she helped lift Tennessee to a hard-fought sweep of Georgia during the 18th Annual Stump on Sports Tennessee-Georgia All-Star Softball Classic Wednesday night at Chattanooga's Frost Stadium.
This Saturday, June 20, marks the beginning of the second half of the Vintage Base Ball season in the North Georgia/Chattanooga area. At noon, Mountain City of Chattanooga plays the Knoxville Holstons, followed by a 2:30 p.m. contest between the Lightfoot Club of Chattanooga and the Stewart’s Creek Scouts on the polo field on Barnhardt Circle in Fort Oglethorpe.
It’s been awhile since I’ve written anything new in this space, and with so much going on the sports world these days — here and elsewhere — I’ve decided just to touch on a number of subjects today. So let’s get started.
This past season, the Georgia Northwestern Cheer Cats made history by qualifying for the National Cheerleading Association Nationals in just their second season as a cheerleading program and their first season as a competition squad.
With school now out for the year, the focus for many kids in Walker County will turn to the diamond and action on the field will be heating up very soon as the District 1 Dizzy Dean tournaments are set to begin this weekend.
There was a point on Friday when it looked as though the Georgia Northwestern Bobcats looked ready to make a run at second place, and perhaps even the tournament lead, during the final round of the NJCAA Division III Men’s National Championships.
With 18 holes left to play in the 2015 NJCAA Division III Men’s National Championships at historic Chautauqua Golf Club in New York, the Georgia Northwestern Bobcats have the one thing they wanted most of all after three rounds – a chance.
Zach Davis can handle the basketball, play defense and make shots from the perimeter, which makes him just like nearly every player that will suit up for the Georgia Northwestern Bobcats this upcoming season.
The Georgia Northwestern Lady Bobcats have had some retooling to do this off-season, but they landed what head coach David Stephenson hopes will be a major piece of the puzzle with the addition of Madison Lewis.
The professional Atlanta Silverbacks of the North American Soccer League (NASL) will head to the northeast to face the New York/New Jersey Red Bulls of Major League Soccer in the fourth round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup — but only by the skin of their teeth.
Last year, Chattanooga FC became the first National Premier Soccer League club in the history of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup to take down a professional squad when they beat the Wilmington (N.C.) Hammerheads, 3-1, in Finley Stadium.
The Ringgold Tigers handed the Gordon Lee Trojans their first two and only two losses of the season and captured the North Georgia Athletic Conference tournament championship, winning the final series in three games.
With several talented players responsible for several championship trophies having moved on to the high school level in the past two years, and with several other contenders looking poised to dethrone them, there was plenty of pressure riding on the shoulders of the LaFayette Middle School golf team as they teed off in the 2015 North Georgia Athletic Conference championship on Monday afternoon.