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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 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.

ROCKMART — Sonoraville’s first loss of the season became a full blowout and sent the Phoenix back to the drawing board after what had been a positive start.

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 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.

Ashworth Middle School celebrated its eighth-grade volleyball players at a recent game. Pictured, from left, are Kinnley Harford, Tamari Frazier and Sadie Holmes.

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.

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 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 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.