The Calhoun Yellow Jackets played host to the Ridgeland Panthers on Friday for Senior Night in the Jackets’ first home game of the season at Phil Reeve Stadium. The Jackets honored their seniors by soundly defeated the Panthers 60-0. Calhoun head coach Clay Stephenson was pleased with the result.
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The Sonoraville Lady Phoenix had another successful week as they won both of their games – one at Murray County and another versus Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe – on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Ashworth Middle School celebrated its eighth-grade volleyball players at a recent game. Pictured, from left, are Kinnley Harford, Tamari Frazier and Sadie Holmes.
The Calhoun Lady Yellow Jackets softball team went undefeated Friday and Saturday in the Gordon Lee Tournament in Chickamauga, with two players setting schools records in the process.
All eyes of football fans around Calhoun and Gordon County will be focused on Phil Reeve Stadium on Friday night as Calhoun is the only team playing in the area with both Sonoraville and Gordon Central on bye weeks.
The Gordon Central Warriors hosted the Southeast Whitfield Raiders on Friday night in what turned out to be a wild game filled with a lot of big moments, but ultimately, the Warriors earned their first victory of the season 31-20.
CEDARTOWN — After lighting up the field on offense last week against McCallie, Calhoun’s Cole Speer showed Friday night he can make some big plays on defense as well.
The Sonoraville Phoenix racked up seven rushing touchdowns on Friday night while cruising to a 49-27 win over the visiting Chattooga Indians in front of a living crowd during the school’s homecoming night celebration.
The Sonoraville Lady Phoenix softball team split their games on Monday and Tuesday. The Phoenix won their home game against Adairsville 4-1 on Monday. On Tuesday, they lost 3-2 on the road at LaFayette.
Week 3 of the high school football season sees all three local teams in action on Friday night. Calhoun travels to Cedartown, Gordon Central hosts Southeast Whitfield and Sonoraville hosts Chattooga. All three games kickoff at 7:30 p.m.
The Calhoun High School boys and girls cross country teams competed in the 5A, 6A and 7A race at the Carrollton Orthopedic Invitational, which takes place annually on the Georgia High School Association state championship course.
During the Cobb Chamber of Commerce’s Marquee Monday luncheon, Braves Development Company President & CEO Mike Plant said The Battery Atlanta is thriving despite the pandemic, and put to rest recent rumors that the Braves organization is looking for a new buyer.
Calhoun football Coach Clay Stephenson told his players after a 38-22 loss to the McCallie School that they had nothing to hang their heads about and that following a film session on Monday, they’ll move on to the next game.
The Gordon Central Warriors’ football team traveled to Tunnel Hill on Friday night to take on the Northwest Whitfield Bruins and left with a loss, as the Bruins got the 34-13 victory.
After several canceled meets and months of preparation, the Calhoun High School cross country team finally started their season at the Run at the Rock Invitational at Woodland High School.
The Gordon Central softball team played their Senior Night game on Tuesday evening against region foe Fannin County. Unfortunately for the Lady Warriors, it was not their night as the Lady Rebels won 7-0.
The Ashworth Middle School Warriors football team traveled to Lindale on a recent afternoon to battle with the Pepperell Dragons and left victorious with a 14-6 win.
A question for Calhoun High School heading into the 2020 season was how the Yellow Jackets would fare against the competition of larger schools as the team moved into a higher classification.
The Sonoraville Phoenix won their season opener 20-14 Friday night over the visiting Model Blue Devils after a flag-filled first half gave way to a wild finish late in the fourth quarter and into overtime.
The Sonoraville High School softball team celebrated their Senior Night on Tuesday by defeating North Murray 4-0, and starting pitcher Taylor Long had another exceptional night for the Lady Phoenix, as she threw 20 strikeouts and pitched a no-hitter.
The Sonoraville volleyball team played host to Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe on Tuesday in the Lady Phoenix’s Senior Night game. The Lady Phoenix swept the Lady Warriors 2-0 by set scores of 25-22 and 25-15.
It’s officially Week 1 for each high school football team in the Calhoun and Gordon County area. Calhoun will travel to Dalton. Gordon Central will host Woodland, and Sonoraville will host Model. Each of those games are going to be played on Friday at 7:30 p.m.
The Calhoun softball team soundly defeated the visiting Cass Lady Colonels 11-0 on Senior Night. Four seniors – Maggie McBrayer, Kaleigh Rogers, Jordan Blair and Lyndi Rae Davis – were honored in a heartwarming ceremony before the game, and the Lady Yellow Jackets celebrated their seniors by…
Tuesday was Senior Night for the Calhoun volleyball team, and the Lady Yellow Jackets successfully celebrated their seniors as they swept both Rome and Armuchee at home on Tuesday. Calhoun (9-4) has a veteran team led by six seniors – Anna Hoblitzell, Nena Marcus, Mackenzie Banta, Calli Eden…
After going on a two-game winning streak, the Sonoraville Phoenix softball team (3-4, 3-1) dropped a hard-fought heartbreaker this week on the road at Coahulla Creek 1-0 in 10 innings. However, the big positive for the Lady Phoenix was that starting pitcher Taylor Long broke her own school r…
Gordon Central head football coach T.J. Hamilton was beaming when talking about the 2020 season. However, his excitement did not keep him from getting serious and helping a kid with his footwork outside his office. It is all business in preparation for the fall.
It is impossible to miss the two simple words plastered on a prominent wall in the football facilities at Sonoraville High School – Outwork Everybody. These two words are not only the Phoenix’ team moto for 2020 but also a call to action. Sonoraville head coach Denver Pate coined the phrase …
“United.” That is the one-word answer Calhoun head coach Clay Stephenson gave when asked about his team’s motto for the 2020 season.
Former record-breaking discus thrower and shot putter Haley Reynolds of Gordon Central was recently honored by being named one of the top 16 throwers in the history of the state of Georgia by Ga.Milesplit.com. Reynolds was surprised by the honor but no less appreciative.
Head Coach Information: Tracy Lester serves as the Head Coach for Varsity Football and Basketball Cheerleading at Calhoun High School. This year marks her fourth as head coach. Lester has always coached for Calhoun, including a stint as an assistant coach. She graduated from Calhoun High Sch…
Head Coach Information: The 2020-2021 season is Ginger Reeves fourth as Head Coach of the Sonoraville Phoenix Cheerleaders. Reeves has coached for more than two decades, including 15 years at Calhoun High School, where she led the Lady Jackets to six state championship titles and three state…
Head Coach Information: Shenna Smith Carroll is celebrating her third year as Head Coach of the Gordon Central Warrior Football Cheer Squad this season. Originally from Rome, Carroll was a cheerleader at and graduated from Pepperell High School in 1998. Carroll is married to Danny Carroll an…
The Ashworth Middle School Warriors football team showed a lot of grit and toughness on Saturday, edging out a 7-6 victory over the Armuchee Indians, said Coach Blake Hilley.
With schools resuming in-person instruction, high school sports are already back in session as well, with practices and games already underway.
The Sonoraville Lady Phoenix earned a huge region win on Tuesday night with a 6-1 victory over a talented Rockmart team at home. Starting pitcher Taylor Long had an outstanding game, breaking a Sonoraville softball record for strikeouts in a single game with 18.
On Tuesday, the Calhoun Lady Yellow Jackets defeated the Sonoraville Lady Phoenix 4-0 in Calhoun’s first softball game of the season.
As sports teams weigh returning to play in Georgia, a sports cardiology expert at Emory University in Atlanta warned Thursday student athletes and schools need to be mindful about the risk of serious heart injury involved in COVID-19 infections.
The Georgia High School Association reiterated last week that the high school football regular season is still set to begin on Sept. 4. However, all pre-season scrimmages, which had been set for Aug. 21 and Aug. 28, have now been eliminated.
The North Georgia Cardinals football announced the addition of a new head coach this week as Brian Chastain takes control of the team.
The Southeastern Conference will play only league games in 2020, a decision that pushes major college football closer to a siloed regular season in which none of the power conferences cross paths.
According to multiple media reports, the Georgia High School Association (GHSA) has decided to delay the start of the 2020 football season by two weeks. The original start date was scheduled for Friday, Aug. 21, but will now be Friday, Sept. 4.
The Southern Athletic Association (SAA) announced Friday, following a vote by the conference Presidents’ Council, that the league will suspend all conference athletic competition including conference championships for the 2020 fall semester, with the intention of supporting conference play a…
Former Calhoun High School and current Carson-Newman University football player Ryan Randall was recently present the Roy Harmon Award. According to the university, the award is given to a player who exceeds expectation and exemplifies what it means to be a Carson-Newman football player, bas…