The Oakwood Christian Lady Eagles' volleyball teams faced off with Collegedale Academy Middle School on Thursday.
Walker County Sports
The Gordon Lee Trojans clinched another Region 6-A championship on Friday night, but are in no way planning to coast into the Class A Public School state playoffs.
If Friday night's Gordon Lee Invitational track meet is any indication, the North Georgia Athletic Conference championship meet later this month is shaping up to be a barnburner, especially on the boys' side.
After falling short by just two runs on Tuesday, the Ridgeland Panthers returned home on Friday to face Northwest Whitfield in the final two games of their three-game Region 7-AAAA series.
The LFO Lady Warriors, still smarting from a 1-0 loss at North Murray on Thursday night, refocused on Friday and will take some huge momentum into the Class 3A state tournament after beating Adairsville, 2-0.
Mother Nature would interfere with the Region 6-AAA tennis tournament at Lakeshore Park in Dalton earlier this week, and while the LaFayette Lady Ramblers did not claim a region championship, they got the top consolation prize - a first-round state playoff match at home.
The boys' varsity golf teams from Heritage, LaFayette and Gordon Lee High Schools made the drive to McLemore Golf Club on Thursday for a nine-hole match and it was the Generals continuing their impressive spring campaign.
The LFO Warriors made it four victories in a row and clinched a spot in the state playoffs for the first time since 2012 with a 10-3 victory at LaFayette on Thursday, giving them a sweep of the two-game series with the Ramblers.
The Saddle Ridge Lady Mustangs won their next-to-last regular season match in shutout fashion on Wednesday, defeating Lakeview by a 5-0 count.
LaFayette High School announced Wednesday morning that Andy Scott has been named as the school’s new head football coach. Scott is the 37th head coach of the Ramblers, dating back to 1923.
The Gordon Lee Trojans got a 45 from Ayden Cordell and 46 from Zane Blaylock as they picked up an eight-shot victory over LFO in a nine-hole match at Brown Acres Golf Club in Chattanooga on Wednesday.
A brief shower could do little to dampen the roll that the Gordon Lee Trojans continue to be on as the Navy-and-White pounded out 12 hits in a 6-0 home victory over Armuchee on Wednesday.
The LaFayette Lady Ramblers clinched the North Georgia Athletic Conference regular season title and the No. 1 seed for the playoffs with a hard-fought 2-1 home win over Trion on Wednesday.
The LaFayette Ramblers split their most recent two NGAC games, losing at home to Trion on on Tuesday before bouncing back to pick up a victory at Saddle Ridge on Wednesday.
The Ridgeland Panthers put up a fight in Tunnel Hill on Tuesday night, but eventually dropped a 3-1 decision to Northwest Whitfield in the first game of a three-game Region 7-AAAA series.
Two of the top girls' track teams in the northwest Georgia area battled for top honors at Southeast Whitfield on Tuesday night and it was the Gordon Lee Lady Trojans finishing with 173 points to take the win in the seven-team meet.
The LaFayette Ramblers held off a challenge from the Rossville Bulldogs to take first place in a five-team meet at LFO High School on Tuesday. LaFayette ended the meet with 97 points, while Rossville (75) finished in shouting distance of the Ramblers. Chattanooga Valley (44.5), Lakeview (41)…
The Ringgold Lady Tigers nearly lapped the field in winning a five-team meet at LFO High School on Tuesday. Ringgold finished with 115 points, nearly double that of second-place Chattanooga Valley (64.5). Lakeview (53), LaFayette (36) and Rossville (11.5) rounded out the team standings.
The Saddle Ridge Mustangs battled on a tough scoring day at the LaFayette Golf Course and held off Gordon Lee, Heritage and Dade for another victory on Monday.
The Ringgold Lady Tigers had to endure their second consecutive penalty-kick shootout, but earned a very important Region 6-AAA victory at home on Tuesday against the scrappy LaFayette Lady Ramblers.
The Heritage Generals set a new program record with a team score of 300 as they won the Field's Ferry Invitational in Calhoun on Tuesday.
A seven-run frame in the bottom of the first inning provided all the cushion the Lakeview Warriors would need as they picked up an 11-0 victory over Rossville on Tuesday.
The LFO Warriors hosted the LaFayette Ramblers in the first of two very important Region 6-AAA games on Tuesday night and it was the home team escaping danger in the top of the seventh inning to hang on for a 4-3 victory.
The Gordon Lee Trojans spotted visiting Trion a run in the top of the first inning on Tuesday, but responded with four in the bottom of the inning and that would be all they needed in a 4-1 win over the Bulldogs.
The Heritage Middle School track teams welcomed in Dalton, Lakeview and Saddle Ridge for a four-team meet on Monday and it was the Cougars of the Carpet Capital sweeping the boys' and the girls' meets.
The LaFayette Ramblers and Lady Ramblers will open play in the Region 6-AAA tournament at Lakeshore Park in Dalton on Tuesday and will do so coming off 5-0 sweeps of Gordon Lee in their final regular-season matches Monday afternoon in LaFayette.
The LaFayette Ramblers welcomed in the Tigers from Morris Innovative High School in Dalton on Monday night and sent them back to the Carpet Capital with a 4-0 loss in a non-region matchup.
The Heritage Generals and LaFayette Ramblers made the drive to the Bear Trace Golf Course in Harrison, Tenn. on Monday and the Generals picked up the head-to-head, 18-hole victory, 304-332.
Down 8-1 going into the bottom of the fifth inning, the Gordon Lee Trojans pushed home a run in the fifth and four in the sixth before scoring three times in the seventh to stun Heritage, 9-8, in an NGAC game in Chickamauga on Friday.
The LaFayette Ramblers extended their winning streak to four and vaulted into fifth place in Region 6-AAA, just one spot out of the final playoff berth, with a 6-5 victory at Rockmart on Friday night to sweep the two-game series.
Laura Rodriguez scored with 10 minutes remaining to lift the Lakeview Lady Warriors to a 1-0 win at Ringgold on Thursday in an NGAC contest.
The Ridgeland High School track teams had to hold off Walker County neighbor and host LaFayette on Thursday, but earned a sweep in a four-team meet, their final one before the Region 7-AAAA Championships at Southeast Whitfield April 19 and 20.
After a scoreless first half, the Ridgeland Lady Panthers exploded for five goals in the second half Thursday night to claim a 5-0 Senior Night win over Christian Heritage at Bowers and Painter Field.
The LaFayette Lady Ramblers and Heritage Lady Generals gave soccer fans a possible NGAC championship preview on Thursday as the Lady Ramblers stayed unbeaten (8-0-1 overall, 6-0-1 in league) with a 1-0 win, handing the Navy-and-Red just their first league loss of the season (6-1).
The Saddle Ridge Mustangs and Lady Mustangs joined forces for a co-ed match against Christian Heritage in a non-league contest on Thursday and defeated the Lions, 4-1.
Trailing 3-1 going into the bottom of the sixth inning, the LaFayette Ramblers pushed three runs across the plate and held on for a 4-3 home win over Rockmart on Thursday in the first of a two-game series.