Calhoun tops Coosa 67-59
Within the next week, all the summer workouts, offseason conditioning and passing camps will come to an end, and it will be time for the three local prep football teams to get down to real business.
Football fans jonesing for the start of the high school football season will be able to get a sneak peak of several teams in the Tri-State area on Tuesday, July 8 as teams from 16 area high schools will converge on LaFayette High School for a day of 7-on-7 passing league action.
In a little over a week, July 4 will mark the midway point of the summer and more importantly for the three local football teams, the midway point of their summer workout programs.
Charles Huntzinger (Duluth) fired a 7-under-par 65 in the final round to win the Georgia Junior Championship with a total score of 10-under-par 206 (69-72-65) at the Brunswick Country Club on Wednesday. Tye Waller (Griffin) earned runner-up honors at 9-under-par 207 (72-69-66), one stroke back in the 49th annual competition.
Former Dade County teammates Madison Gossett and Madison Lacey will both be heading to Brenau University this fall, and they will both be taking some hardware with them following their performances in the 17th Annual Stump on Sports Tennessee-Georgia All-Star Softball Classic at Frost Stadium on Wednesday night.
CHATTANOOGA — Recent Calhoun High graduates Weston McArthur and Logan Walraven got one last chance to put on the Jackets uniform on Wednesday.
The Calhoun High boys and girls soccer teams got a chance to learn from a coach on the next level last week as they took part in a four-day camp led by Shorter University men's head soccer coach Paulo Neto and assistant coach Scott Bissett.
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In soccer, when a coach knows the back end of the defense is taken care of, it allows the team to play more aggressively and take more chances because even if an opposing player gets behind them, there’s still a good chance the shot is getting stopped.
The Calhoun Lady Yellow Jackets scored a lot of goals this past season as they rolled to their second straight Region 7-AA Championship.