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.
LaFayette High School sports
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.
The LaFayette Lady Ramblers finished fourth in the Region 6-AAA track championships at Rockmart High School earlier this week, while the Ringgold Tigers were the highest-finishing local team in our area in the boys' meet as the Blue-and-White placed fifth overall.
Monday was a huge day for two local golf teams who claimed team championships at the Class AAA Area 4 Tournament at the Monroe Country Club in Monroe.
Kyle Pursley picked up a win for the LFO Warriors on Day 1 of the Region 6-AAA Track and Field Championships at Rockmart High School on Monday.
The Murray County Indians trailed 7-2, but erased the deficit by scoring six times in the bottom of the sixth inning to defeat LaFayette, 8-7, in the season finale for both teams Friday night in Chatsworth.
The varsity girls' golf teams from LaFayette, Chattooga and Gordon Lee met up at the LaFayette Golf Course on Thursday and it was Gordon Lee's Cora Mount, the lone player for the Lady Trojans, taking low medalist honors on the afternoon with a nine-hole score of 45.
The LaFayette Ramblers took advantage of seven Murray County errors and pulled out an 8-6 victory on Thursday night in the final home game of the season for the Orange-and-Black.
The LaFayette Ramblers began the 2021 varsity soccer season with a new head coach and a very young roster, while beginning play in a brand new region.
The Ringgold Lady Tigers, the No. 2 seed from Region 6-AAA, took the field on Tuesday night for their first state soccer playoff match since 2015 - their first one at home since 2013 - against the Lady Warriors of White County, who came into the contest as the No. 3 seed from Region 7, but i…
An outstanding season unfortunately came to a close for the LaFayette Lady Ramblers on Tuesday as the Region 6 runners-up were defeated, 3-2, by the visiting Gilmer Lady Bobcats, the No. 3 seed from Region 7, in the opening round of the Class AAA state playoffs.
LaFayette's Grant Langford won his first individual high school golf title on Tuesday, taking low medalist honors at the 5-Star Invitational, hosted by Heritage High School. However, the team title would be claimed by the Generals, who finished with a team score of 316 at the Brainerd Golf C…