High School Sports

Brady Drummond has officially signed to the next level. The Calhoun High School right-handed pitcher inked a baseball scholarship with Berry College at a signing ceremony at his house, joined by family members, coaches and teammates.

The Georgia High School Association is slowly allowing sports to return beginning Monday with conditioning only. The GHSA set out specific guidelines that all schools must follow in order to hold on-campus workouts.

For a season that started out with so much potential, the 2020 Calhoun Yellow Jackets baseball team certainly had the makings for a run. Beginning the season at 9-0, including win No. 600 for longtime head coach Chip Henderson, promising signs were cropping up regarding what this team could …

The Sonoraville Phoenix battled hard, but were unable to come up with a win during their first year under head coach Marcus Palazzolo. The Phoenix’s final record came to 0-6, 0-2 in Region 6-AAA.

The Calhoun Yellow Jackets looked as though they were hitting a hot streak as the 2020 season came to a sudden end. Concluding on a three-game win streak, Calhoun was 4-2 and undefeated at 2-0 during its last run in Region 6-AAA. Today, we peer back at head coach Matt Rice’s squad and what t…

In the third edition of Spring Sports Spotlight, we feature the 2020 Calhoun Lady Jackets soccer team. Finishing at 4-4, the Lady Jackets closed on a two-game win streak with both games being against region foes.

With the coronavirus pandemic ongoing, sports stadiums packed with fans is no where in sight, in particular here in the United States. So with the nation attempting to restart businesses, open doors to patrons and get things moving again, when can people safely return to sports venues withou…

In our second edition of Spring Spotlight, we look back at the Gordon Central Warriors 2020 season. Finishing their shortened season ranked No. 4 in Class AA by Eurosportscoreboard.com, the Warriors went undefeated at 5-0.

Sabrina Tucker will be Gordon Central’s next volleyball head coach. The school announced the hire on its Facebook page last Friday.

In line with Georgia schools closed for the remainder of the academic year, spring sports have also been canceled. There will be no spring playoff pushes, no region titles and no opportunities for schools from Class A to 7A to hoist a state championship trophy proudly over their heads.

Luke Green is the new head coach of Calhoun Wrestling. The move was announced in a press release by the school Monday. In addition to becoming the next wrestling coach, Green will also teach science at Calhoun Middle and High Schools.

Calhoun Middle School Boys Basketball has a new coach at the helm. Kent Howard was named the program’s next coach according to a press release Monday.

Calhoun High School has a new assistant coach joining the football staff. CJ Collins was announced as one of the school’s newest additions to the staff in a press release Monday. Collins will serve as an assistant coach to Yellow Jackets head coach Clay Stephenson and will teach math at the …

Gordon Central High School athlete John Rainwater will be trading in his blue jersey and shoulder pads this fall for a red and black uniform that offers less protection after signing on to play rugby at the University of Georgia.

The schools sit 10 miles apart from each other, and over the last decade, Calhoun High School and Sonoraville High School have battled it out in a variety of sports.

With coronavirus declared as a global pandemic and states and municipalities across the United States closing schools and businesses, the rippling effect on the local education and sports landscape is undeniable.

Blade Bryant has singed to the next level. On Tuesday, the Sonoraville senior made it official by signing a football scholarship with Berry College in a signing ceremony at Sonoraville High School, well attended by family, friends, teammates, coaches and administrators.

Gordon Central took care of business on Tuesday, shutting out Rockmart by scores of 9-0 in the boys game and 5-0 in the girls game. The Warriors remain undefeated at 5-0 while the Lady Warriors are back to .500 overall and vault into second place in Region 7-AA at 3-1.

Opening Day of the 2020 Major League Baseball season is almost here! Temperatures are (finally) starting to warm on a consistent basis. Spring Training is in full swing (pun fully intended) in Florida and Arizona. Today, as the players prep for the grind to October, we look at some beef I ha…

In recent years, the arrival of March usually coincides with baseball, soccer and track and field seasons in full swing, with region games on the horizon. However, this year debuts a sport making its first mark at Calhoun High School since the start of the millennium: slow-pitch softball.

After being brought back on a minor-league deal, Charlie Culberson’s name appeared in the Atlanta Braves’ starting lineup for the first time since suffering facial fractures last September in a game against the Washington Nationals.

On a freezing-but-finally-no-rain Friday, the Sonoraville Phoenix fell for the first time in 2020 4-3 to the Cass Colonels. Sonoraville rallied after trailing 4-0, scoring twice in the fourth and once in the seventh inning, but could not push a tying run across home plate.

The weather has not been kind to Calhoun Soccer as almost cyclical-like rain has resulted in four game reschedules or cancellations. However, the Calhoun Yellow Jackets officially kicked off their now-modified 2020 season with a 3-0 victory over Cedartown Wednesday at Calhoun High School.

Calhoun Wrestling had a strong showing at the 2020 GHSA Traditional Wrestling Championships in Macon. The Yellow Jackets would see one of their own compete for a state championship on Saturday in the form of senior Reece Poe.

The Sonoraville Lady Phoenix are Sweet 16 bound after taking down the Jackson County Lady Panthers 61-42 Friday night at The Furnace. The Lady Phoenix have now won 11 games in a row and 13 of their last 14.