Sports

For the first time in a decade, the Cedartown boys basketball team is in the playoffs. According to MaxPreps, the last time the Bulldogs made the postseason was in the 2008-09 season.

If you were hoping for any kind of a close matchup in Saturday’s girls basketball game between Coosa and Cedartown, then you probably left the Dog House upset. However, if you came in ready to see the Lady Dawgs sweep the Lady Eagles on the season, you walked away happy.

Time is running out to sign up for the city of Rockmart's 2019 Fast Pitch Softball team, and girls ages 4 through 14 looking to slug it out in the diamond can register at 815 College St. from 9 a.m. through 5 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday and 10 a.m. through 2 p.m. on Saturday.

Cedartown’s girls basketball team completed the season sweep of LaGrange’s girls in Tuesday’s home victory. However, as has been the trend over their past three games, this was no easy task for the Lady Bulldogs.

A trio of local seniors who work as managers for Cedartown High School's wrestling program are graduating this year. And just like the athletes, the group was celebrated for their hard work with the team over the past years. 

The Cedartown Bulldogs took time out last week to come together and celebrate the accomplishments of the team during the 2018 season, and will look forward for greater things to come as they get ready for the new season coming next fall.

The Rockmart Lady Jackets are hoping to keep themselves in line as they hold onto the top of the region standings with only a single loss after another positive week under their belts as the region schedule continues.

The Rockmart Yellow Jackets remain on the top of the region heap as they headed into a weekend game at press time and were undefeated in 7-AA play.

Cartersville’s boys basketball team avenged their early-season loss to Cedartown on Saturday evening, securing a 61-47 win over the Dawgs. For Cedartown, the loss dropped them to 8-11 overall, and 2-5 in region play.

The Jackets took a 57-47 win over the Chattooga Indians last week before they hit the road again after press time to wrap up another busy one for the Jackets.

A Lady Jacket reached an impressive milestone in her high school basketball career last week, and she’s only a couple years into play.

It doesn’t matter what sport, anytime that Cedartown and Rockmart get together, it’s always a tough matchup. And though in the past seasons have been won or lost on whether the Bulldogs or Yellow Jackets win these close games or matches, these days they are more for bragging rights.

Coming into Tuesday’s region 5-4A matchup in Carrollton, eyes from around the state were fixated on the Central girls team.

The Cedartown Lady Bulldogs opened their region schedule on Friday night with a big 49-36 win over the Cartersville Lady Canes, and followed that up with a comeback to cap off the first week back from the winter break. 

While most basketball teams are still taking a break from the courts, Pepperell and Rockmart got in some Region 7-AA action ahead of the rest of the pack, and doubled down against Armuchee in a big way on Friday as the first week of the year came to a close.

A new stretch of trail to hike and bike between Alabama and Ellijay was added in Polk County in recent days near Santa Claus Mountain that local and visiting hikers alike are welcome to come enjoy.

The holiday usually mean a few things: time with family and friends, feasts, bowl games galore and right before the Christmas break: high school basketball tournaments.

The 2018 calendar year was an impressive year for Cedartown sports, however it was a year in which the Bulldogs were having to overcome a great deal of change throughout their respective seasons.

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