Alexandria Dodson, who attends Battlefield Elementary in Fort Oglethorpe, won three medals, including two national championships, at the 10-year-old AAU West Coast Junior Olympic National Championships in Las Vegas, earlier this month.
Catoosa County Sports
It took two games and two extra innings to decide the championship of the 10U Division in the 2021 Rick Honeycutt World Series at the Fort Oglethorpe Recreation Association ballfields on Wednesday night.
The Chickamauga All-Stars and the Fort Oglethorpe Warriors will square off Wednesday night in the finals of the 10U division of the 2021 Rick Honeycutt World Series in Fort Oglethorpe.
A week after hosting the Chattanooga Area Swim League City Meet, the Catoosa Great White Sharks officially closed out the summer by welcoming in over 700 athletes from every part of the state for the 2021 Georgia Recreation and Parks Association Class B and C State Meet at the Arlene Crye Mu…
UPDATE: Rain has washed out tonight's games in the Rick Honeycutt World Series at the Fort Oglethorpe Recreation Association ballfields. Monday's games will now be played on Tuesday, while championship games have been moved to Wednesday at the same times.
The Heritage High School wrestling team recently made their annual late summer trip for team camp, this time in Boone, N.C., and enjoyed what head coach Mike Craft called "a very successful camp" at Appalachian State University.
The Fort Oglethorpe Recreation Association fields on historic Barnhardt Circle will play host to the annual Rick Honeycutt World Series, July 17-21.
Swimming in their own home pool, the Catoosa Great White Sharks enjoyed their highest-ever finish and most points ever in the season-ending Bill Caulkins City Meet on July 9 and 10 in Fort Oglethorpe.
The Catoosa Great White Sharks improved to 3-1 on the summer and handed the Fairyland Flash their first setback of the 2021 Chattanooga Area Swim League season with a 419.5-364.5 Red Division victory in Fort Oglethorpe on Monday.
For just the third time in the history of the event, the girls from the Peach State picked up a win in the Tennessee-Georgia All-Star Soccer Classic.
The Fairyland Flash stayed atop the Chattanooga Area Swim League's Red Division at 3-0 with a 376-239 home win over the Calhoun Blue Barracudas (0-2) on Lookout Mountain Monday night.
A damp and rainy Saturday at the LaFayette Golf Course didn't seem to affect Hunter Hawkins as he recorded a 6-under-par 66 and will take a two-shot lead into Sunday's final round of the 85th annual Chicken Dinner Tournament.
The annual Georgia versus Tennessee high school soccer all-star games are set for CHI Memorial Stadium in East Ridge, Tennessee this Sunday, June 20. The event will feature two matches, one between the girls all-stars of Tennessee and Georgia and the second being between the boys. The tradit…
LaFayette High School rising sophomore Mason Thompson tied for first place in the boys' 15-18 advanced division during a Georgia State Golf Association Junior Tour event at Fields Ferry Golf Club in Calhoun on Monday.
One local youth baseball team will begin its quest for a Dizzy Dean North Georgia state title tonight, while another will start its journey toward a championship tomorrow.
The Catoosa Great White Sharks evened its record at 1-1 in the Chattanooga Area Swim League Red Division standings with a 392-373 win over the Chattanooga Golf and Country Club Wavemakers (0-1) in a virtual meet held jointly at each team's home pool this past Monday night.
For just the third time in the history of the Tennessee-Georgia All-Star Softball Classic, Team Georgia was able to keep Team Tennessee from collecting a win in the annual doubleheader.
The Summerville 8-year-olds claimed the championship of the 7 and 8-year-old Dizzy Dean District 1 baseball tournament with a 13-5 victory over the Chickamauga 8-year-olds in Chickamauga on Monday night.
The first time the Chickamauga Crushers and the Catoosa Elite met in the Dizzy Dean 6-year-old District 1 tournament this week resulted in the second-closest game in pool play with the Crushers holding off the Elite, 10-7, on Friday night.
Here are the scores of weekend pool play and the bracket play schedule for the 6-year-old tournament being held at the Fort Oglethorpe Recreation fields.
Trailing 7-1, Team Georgia combined for four runs in the seventh and eighth innings, but eventually came up two runs short as Team Tennessee scored a 7-5 victory in the 19th Stump Martin Memorial Tennessee-Georgia All-Star Baseball Classic at Ridgeland High School on Tuesday night.
The 2021 Chattanooga Area Swim League got underway atop Lookout Mountain Monday night as the Fairyland Flash hosted the Catoosa Great White Sharks in a Red Division meet at the Fairyland Club.
The champion of the 11 and 12-year-old Dizzy Dean District 1 baseball tournament is scheduled to be decided tonight in Chickamauga as the Rock Spring 11's and the Dade County 11's will face off in the title game at 7 p.m. at the Chickamauga Recreation complex.
After a year's absence due to coronavirus concerns, the Stump Martin Memorial Tennessee-Georgia All-Star Baseball Classic will return to the field on Thursday, June 10 at Ridgeland High School.
The Heritage High School football team closed out their 2021 spring practice with a four-quarter scrimmage at Class AAAAAA Dalton Friday night at historic Harmon field.
The Heritage Generals, who finished Monday's round at 310, could only manage a 318 on Tuesday in the final round of the Class AAAA boys' state championship at the University of Georgia course in Athens.
The Ringgold Lady Tigers had a big final round in the Girls' Class AAA state championship at Apple Mountain Golf Club in Clarkesville on Tuesday.
The last LaFayette High School golfer to win an individual state title was P.J. Shields, who tied for the championship back in 2009 when the state finals only consisted of 18 holes.
Ten games into the 2021 season, the Ringgold Tigers sat at .500 with a 5-5 record, albeit against a brutal non-region slate that featured games against some of the top teams the state had to offer.
One way or the other, Gabe Elmore's long quest for a state track championship was finally going to come to an end in Albany on Saturday as the Ringgold senior set up in the starting blocks, waiting for the gun to begin his final 110 hurdles race as a high school athlete.
Ringgold senior hurdler Gabe Elmore, the only athlete from either Catoosa or Walker County participating in the boys or girls' Class AAA meets, will have a chance to claim GHSA gold on Saturday after turning in the top qualifying time in the 110 hurdles final on Friday.
As expected, the Gordon Lee Lady Trojans - winners of the Class A Public School state track title the last time the event was held in 2019 - got out to a very strong start on the first day of the 2021 GHSA state championships in Albany on Thursday.
The second-ever trip to the state semifinals for the Heritage Lady Generals did not go the way the Navy-and-Red were hoping as top-ranked North Oconee continued its unbeaten season with a 9-0 victory in the Class AAAA Final Four Monday night in Bogart.
The 2021 season officially came to an end for the Heritage baseball team on Monday as the 10th-ranked Generals ran into a buzzsaw in Savannah as second-ranked Benedictine swept the Class AAAA best-of-three state quarterfinal series, 11-2 and 20-1.
One of the most highly decorated athletes at Heritage High School, senior Allison Craft will be taking her talents and drive to Truett-McConnell University this fall to run cross country for the Bears.
After a delay of several days, the 2021 NGAC baseball tournament finals finally got underway on Friday night and it will take a third game to decide to a champion.
The Gordon Lee Lady Trojans will head to Albany next weekend with a chance to defend their Class A Public School state track championship after qualifying athletes in 13 different events at a state sectional meet at Banks County High School on Saturday.
For decades, the rivalries between Lakeview and Chattanooga Valley and Lakeview and Rossville were some of the fiercest ones in all of northwest Georgia in all sports, but especially when it came to Friday nights in the fall.
The Heritage High School football team will hold the annual Jeff Sims Memorial Golf Tournament on Monday, May 24 the Windstone Golf Club in Ringgold. Registration will begin at 11:30 a.m., followed by lunch at 12 noon and a shotgun start at 1 p.m.
Some timely hitting, some timely defense and more solid pitching paved the way for the second-ranked Ringgold Tigers to advance to the Class AAA Elite Eight on Wednesday with a sweep of a very tough Sandy Creek club, the No. 3 seed from Region 5.
Regions 6-AAA and 7-AAAA released their All-Region soccer award winners last week and teams from Catoosa and Walker Counties were well-represented.
Northwest Whitfield's girls punched their ticket to their first-ever soccer final four with a 4-0 victory over Thomas County Central on Tuesday.
The Heritage Lady Generals' historic run in the Class AAAA state tennis playoffs came to a end in the Final Four on Saturday with a 4-0 loss to state powerhouse North Oconee, the Region 8 champion.