The Gordon Central Boys (11-1-0) wrapped up a 7-AA Region soccer championship this week. The Warriors, pictured here after their season win over Sonoraville, finished with a perfect 8-0 record in region play on the season.
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Only one thing has been able to stop the roll Calhoun Lady Jackets Tennis has been on over the last decade plus, and that was Covid-19. But after the end of the season was canceled due to the pandemic in 2020, there was no way the Lady Jackets were going to let their incredible region title …
Calhoun celebrated their seniors on Tuesday prior to their Region 7-AAAAA contest against Woodland, and there was plenty of celebrating at the end of the game as well with multiple seniors playing a huge role in making it happen.
Sonoraville saw Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe deal the first blow on Tuesday, but the Phoenix answered immediately in the following half inning and controlled things from there to earn an important region victory on their home field.
The track teams from each of the three local schools met on Tuesday at the Gordon County Championship, and only one girls team and one boys team walked away with bragging rights.
Gordon Central senior Tre Williams (seated, third from right) signed a football scholarship last week with the University of West Georgia. Williams said of the signing: “It felt great to sign. I really enjoyed it having everyone there, all the family, coaches, friends and teammates. It was g…
With a lot on the line, the Calhoun Lady Jackets knew a fast start was a must on Monday afternoon when they hosted Cartersville in a huge Region 7-AAAAA matchup. Their hope was to grab the momentum early to put the pressure on the visiting Lady Canes.
The Calhoun Boys were eliminated from postseason contention prior to Monday’s 7-AAAAA matchup vs. Cartersville, but the Jackets certainly didn’t look a team with nothing to play for. In fact, they appeared to be the exact opposite.
One inning can often change the trajectory of a baseball game, and that inning was the fifth on Friday night as Sonoraville hosted North Murray in a region matchup.
The Gordon Central Lady Warriors have experienced unprecedented success for the program over the last four seasons under head coach Matt Swanson, following up their first-ever state tournament appearance in 2018 with three more State berths in each season since.
For the last several years the Sonoraville Lady Phoenix have been one of the premier volleyball programs in Northwest Georgia, achieving great success on the court both in the form of numerous wins, area titles and postseason accomplishments.
The Calhoun boys soccer team (6-6-2) celebrated senior night in style, defeating Hiram 10-0 Friday night, then added another 10-0 shutout versus Morris Innovative (Dalton) on Monday.
Some of the best track and field athletes in the area were on display Friday as multiple teams met at Calhoun High for the Yellow Jacket Invitational, and the action delivered with some impressive team and individual performances.
Gordon Central split a road series at Model High School. The Warriors keep their undefeated season in motion with a 1-0 shut-out victory while the Lady Warriors lost by two to the host Lady Devils.
The way a team faces adversity is the difference between success and failure. On Tuesday night, the Calhoun Yellow Jackets faced adversity and showed what kind of toughness and determination they have by overcoming it for an important win in their Region 7-AAAAA opener.
ROME — The Gordon Central Warriors got off to a tough start on Monday afternoon and couldn’t recover in their Region 7-AA opener at Coosa as they fell 10-0 to the Eagles in five innings.
LINDALE — The Gordon Central Girls scored an early goal on Thursday, and that was the boost they needed to earn a solid road win at Pepperell.
LINDALE — The Gordon Central Warriors had some quality scoring chances early in Thursday’s Region 7-AA matchup at Pepperell, but the shots just wouldn’t seem to fall. But once they got that first goal in the 20th minute, the dam broke and the rout was on from there.
Calhoun senior Carson Griffin (seated, second from right) signed a football scholarship on Friday with Mercer University (Macon, Ga.). Griffin said of the signing: “Signing today is really something special for me. I’m not one of those guys that like the spotlight. I’m more of one of those g…
Momentum is an odd thing in sports. One second in can be going in your favor, and then just as quickly it can turn around and go against you.
The Sonoraville Firebirds continued their impressive run as a program recently as they completed their 2020-21 season with a Class AAA State Traditionals runner-up team finish in Macon on Feb. 11.
Shorter University recently honored basketball star Mike Nance of Calhoun as the 2021 inductee into the University’s Athletic Hall of Fame.
In their first-round win on Tuesday, it took a little while for Sonoraville to get going as they gained steam as the game went on and eventually pulled away in the final quarters. On Friday, there was no waiting around or struggling in the early minutes.
Once the postseason starts, it’s all about matchups, and the Sonoraville Phoenix had a tough one on Wednesday night in the first round of the Class AAA State Tournament.
The Lady Warriors couldn’t keep pace with a talented No. 1 seed in Columbia on Wednesday night as they saw their season end in the first round of the Class AA State Tournament.
With limited time to gather information and film on an unfamiliar opponent in the first round of the state tournament, there is often a feeling-out period once the game starts.
The season came to an end on Tuesday night for the Lady Jackets as fell behind early and couldn’t put together a big enough rally in the second half to fall on the road in the first round of the Class AAAAA State Tournament.
Sonoraville found themselves on the wrong end of the scoreboard late in the fourth quarter on Saturday night vs. LaFayette in the Region 6-AAA Championship Game, but they weren’t going down without a fight on their home court.
It is often said it hoops circles that basketball is a game of runs. In Saturday’s Region 6-AAA Championship contest, it was a game of one big run, and that run led the way to a third straight region title for the Sonoraville Lady Phoenix.
CARTERSVILLE — The Calhoun Yellow Jackets faced deficits late in the fourth quarter and in overtime on Friday night in their Region 7-AAAAA Championship Game affair against Blessed Trinity at Cartersville High. But much like they did all season, the Jackets stared straight into the face of t…