Catoosa County Sports

Less than 24 hours after a tough home loss to LaFayette, the Ringgold Tigers showed their resiliency as they bounced back for a 5-2 victory at perennial state power Cartersville on Saturday.

After winning just five games all of last season, the LFO Warriors have started out the 2020 season with a perfect 4-0 record. Their most recent two victories came on Saturday as they swept visiting Chattooga in a non-region doubleheader.

After being shut out for six innings, the LaFayette Ramblers found way to scratch out five runs in the top of the seventh inning before holding on for a 5-4 non-region victory at Ringgold on Friday night.

It's already been a year to remember for Ringgold Lady Tiger athletics, but their list of achievements grew by one more on Wednesday night as Ringgold punched its ticket to the Class AAA Elite Eight in girls' basketball.

After having Tuesday's game moved to the Carpet Capital because of the rain, the Heritage Lady Generals managed to salvage a 3-3 tie against Dalton.

The visiting Calhoun Yellow Jackets scored six runs in the top of the second inning and added six more in the top of the third as they handed Heritage a 13-3 defeat in the Generals' home and season-opener on Monday.

The Ringgold Tigers' offense was shut down for a second straight day in Savannah on Saturday as the Blue-and-White dropped a pair of games to open the season 0-3.

After reaching the state tournament for the first time in 17 years, the Region 6 champion LFO Warriors received a very tough draw in the first round as state-ranked Hart County arrived in Fort Oglethorpe on Saturday night as the No. 4 seed from Region 8 after suffering a pair of upset losses…

The Ringgold Tigers allowed just two hits on Friday, but could not push a run across as they dropped a season-opening 2-0 decision at Richmond Hill.

The LaFayette Ramblers and the LFO Warriors put on a nice back-and-forth battle on Friday, but it was the homestanding Warriors who were able to push home a run in the bottom of the eighth for a 6-5 victory in their season-opener.

Friday was another rough day for grapplers from Catoosa and Walker Counties at the GHSA state championships in Macon as only three athletes from the combined two-county area will have a chance to medal on Saturday.

The Heritage Generals found themselves down by nine points after the first quarter on Friday, came back to take the lead in the fourth, but ultimately could not hang on as they saw their season come to a close with a 47-42 loss against North Oconee in a Class 4A state basketball playoff game…

A pair of goals by Annabelle Casto lifted the Ridgeland Lady Panthers to their first victory of the season on Thursday night as they claimed a 4-0 home shutout against longtime rival LFO.

The first day of the GHSA state wrestling tournament in Macon was a tough one for athletes from Catoosa and Walker Counties as only two of the 20 wrestlers that made the trip advanced to the championship semifinals.

The Ringgold Lady Tigers will open the Class 3A state tournament this weekend. However, they will do so as the No. 2 seed from Region 6 after falling to Sonoraville, 53-43, in a battle of state-ranked teams for the region championship Monday night at North Murray High School.

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A long day of wrestling at state sectional tournaments all over the state saw several local grapplers qualify for next week's state championship in Macon, while other wrestlers from Catoosa and Walker Counties still have work to do on Saturday in order to make wrestling in Macon a reality.

It was a hard-fought, intense and, at times, a fairly physical battle. But in the end, the top-seeded LaFayette Ramblers would stave off a gritty performance by Heritage to pick up a 58-53 win in the semifinals of the Region 6-AAAA tournament at Southeast Whitfield High School on Friday night.

The LFO Warriors checked off another goal from their list on Friday night with a 57-46 win over upstart Adairsville in the Region 6-AAA semifinals at North Murray High School.

The eighth-seeded Ringgold Tigers rode the hot hand of senior sharpshooter Logan Hullender and put up a valiant effort against fifth-seeded Sonoraville on Tuesday night, but the Phoenix would pull away in the last 4:24 and end Ringgold's season, 63-52, at the Region 6-AAA tournament at North…

The Ringgold Lady Tigers have not lost a game to a North Georgia Athletic Conference opponent all season long and they will have on chance on Saturday to finish what they started.

The LFO Warriors will be taking plenty of momentum with them to Chatsworth for the Region 6-AAAA tournament next week.

The Ringgold Lady Tigers headed to Tennessee for a pre-Christmas tournament back in December and dropped three straight games in the Volunteer State, returning to northwest Georgia with a 6-7 overall record.

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