The Calhoun Lady Yellow Jackets’ softball team coasted through their two first-round playoff games at home against North Springs on Monday evening. The Lady Jackets won the first game 10-0 in five innings and won the second game 17-0 in three innings.
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The Sonoraville Lady Phoenix’s volleyball team took part in the Region 6-AAA area tournament on Thursday through Saturday. The Lady Phoenix defeated North Murray and Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe before falling to LaFayette in the region championship.
The Pepperell Dragons will have to wait three days to play the Gordon Central Warriors. In a social media post by Floyd County Schools, it announced the contest will now be played on Monday, Oct. 26, at 7 p.m.
Fresh off their bye week, Calhoun started Region 7-AAAAA play for the first time on Friday night as they traveled to Hiram. The Yellow Jackets made a statement in their new region, as they destroyed the Hiram Hornets 47-27.
The Sonoraville Phoenix swapped blows with the Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe Warriors on Friday night, scoring four touchdowns on four big passes from quarterback Brady Lackey, but ultimately fell short as the LFO running attack drove the Warriors to a 44-37 win.
The Sonoraville softball team hosted Coahulla Creek in the Region 6-AAA Championship Series in Calhoun starting on Tuesday night. Sonoraville and Coahulla Creek both had a win apiece in the first two games on Tuesday, which forced a third game on Wednesday evening that Coahulla Creek won 4-2.
The Sonoraville Lady Phoenix’s volleyball team had the pleasure of hosting Calhoun and Heritage in matches at the Sonoraville Recreation Department on Tuesday night. After getting swept by Calhoun the previous week, the Lady Phoenix rebounded to defeat the Lady Jackets 2-1. That was the bigg…
The Calhoun High School cross country team hosted the first home meet of the year on Tuesday at the Resaca Battlefield Historic Site. The race featured Calhoun, Murray, North Murray and Southeast Whitfield.
In local high school football action this week, both Calhoun and Sonoraville have road trips this Friday night, while Gordon Central is on a bye. The Yellow Jackets travel to Hiram to take on the Hiram Hornets, and Sonoraville travels to Fort Oglethorpe to take on Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe. B…
The Calhoun Lady Yellow Jackets’ volleyball team hosted Pepperell, Darlington and Sonoraville in a varsity quad match on Thursday. Thursday’s matches marked the last regular-season home stand for the Lady Jackets. Calhoun won each match to advance to 30-13 (4-1 in region play) on the season.
The Sonoraville Phoenix hosted North Murray on Friday night in a game that could potentially determine the second-best team in Region 6-AAA. Unfortunately for the Phoenix, North Murray was victorious 40-20 on a wet and miserable night.
The Gordon Central Warriors were beat black and blue in Blue Ridge on Friday night after a trip to take on the Fannin County Rebels ended with a 57-6 loss.
The Calhoun High School cross country teams competed in the Rome All-Area Meet last Saturday and placed fourth in both boys and girls races.
The Calhoun softball team secured two wins on Tuesday in a doubleheader at Cass. The Lady Jackets dominated in both games by scores of 9-1 and 15-1, respectively.
The Sonoraville softball team played their final game of the regular season on Wednesday evening, as they hosted the Lady Indians of Murray County. The Lady Phoenix (13-6, 13-3) earned a 3-1 victory and finished as the top team in Region 6-AAA.
Even though Calhoun is off, both county teams are in action this Friday night. Gordon Central travels to Blue Ridge to take on Fannin County, and Sonoraville hosts North Murray. Both kickoffs are set for 7:30 p.m.
The Calhoun Yellow Jackets hosted 5-AAAAAAA foe Woodstock on Friday night for the first time in school history, and they certainly did not let the classification gap play a factor in this game as they were victorious 35-14 on homecoming night.
The Gordon Central Warriors struggled to put together much of an offense on Friday night while also hurting themselves with untimely penalties as they fell to the visiting Gordon Lee Trojans 33-7.
The Calhoun softball team secured an 8-2 home victory in seven innings over region foe Blessed Trinity on Wednesday. Calhoun’s Molly Banks’ two-run homer in the second inning opened things up for the Lady Jackets offensively. Calhoun coach Diane Smith spoke glowingly of Banks jumpstarting th…
In the Calhoun-Gordon County area, all three high school football teams are back in action on Friday. Calhoun plays host to Woodstock. Gordon Central has a home matchup against Gordon Lee, and the Sonoraville Phoenix travel to Rockmart. All games are this Friday night at 7:30 p.m.
The Calhoun High School cross country team competed in the Wire2Wire Invitational in Cartersville on Saturday, and several runners recorded personal records and improved team averages against stellar competition across all classifications.
The Ashworth Middle School Warriors traveled to Coosa on Saturday morning and came away with a 13-0 victory over the Eagles and a trip to the FCAA region championship game.
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.
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.