The Georgia Northwestern Lady Bobcats cut a 12-point fourth-quarter deficit in half with 2:20 to play on Tuesday night, but would not get any closer as visiting Trinity Baptist from Jacksonville, Florida rode out of town with a 42-33 victory in Rossville.
The Saddle Ridge Mustangs opened Tuesday's home tri-match with Lakeview and Gordon Lee with a 54-36 win over the Warriors. Aiden Cook (94), Avery Sullivan (100), Steven Sanford (108), Chase Blevins (140), Dakota Catlett (165) and Gavin Lankford (HWT) won by pin, while Karson Ledford (115), Carson Lanier (123) and Dylan Parker (130) picked up forfeit wins.
The Saddle Ridge Mat Mustangs picked up two matches wins at home on Tuesday, defeating Chattanooga Christian, 63-33, before slipping past Rossville on a tiebreaker after the match ended in a 42-42 tie.
The visiting Judson (Ala.) College Lady Eagles drained nine 3-pointers on Tuesday night, eight coming in the first half, as they dropped the Georgia Northwestern Lady Mustangs to 0-3 on the season with a 69-26 loss at the Rossville Athletic Center.
Sometime around 7:15 p.m. this Friday night, Gordon Lee senior Dalton Green will ride his trusted white horse, Traveler, through the gates at Bobby Chappell Field and around the edge of the track toward the middle of the endzone.
Mary Kate Pritchett and Bailey Miller played their final game for the Gordon Lee fast pitch softball program in Columbus on Saturday and like six other groups of Lady Trojan seniors that have come before them, they went out as state champions.
An RBI-double by Emma Langston in the bottom of the seventh was the difference for the second-seeded Gordon Lee Middle School Lady Trojans on Friday as they claimed 1-0 home win over top-seeded Heritage in the first game of the best-of-three series for the NGAC championship.
The FCS rivalry between Jacksonville State and the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga football teams will have the college football stage all to itself to kick off the 2017 season. The Mocs and the Gamecocks are set to play in the Montgomery Kickoff Classic – set for Week 0 on Saturday, Aug. 26.
In an undisputed contest, LaFayette High School Army JROTC defeated Alvin C. York Army JROTC of Tennessee in a JROTC Precision Champions Division match in the Orion National Air Rifle League. The Ramblers scored 1,410 points, their highest of the season to date.
The Saddle Ridge Mustangs saw their three-game winning streak and their season come to a close with a 3-0 loss at Trion in the opening round of the North Georgia Athletic Conference tournament on Monday.