CALHOUN, Ga. — Raw talent has exuded from Kaelen Riley his entire life. Friday night, in the 42-10 dismantling of 10th-ranked Adairsville, the Calhoun High School junior became a polished quarterback.
Earlier this football season a Soddy-Daisy player was injured seriously enough that the school's athletic trainers and the first responders did not want to move him.
Storyline: The Panthers have struggled offensively and without defensive help might be winless going into the District 6-AA game.
Scottsboro running back DeKarlos Billingsley set the school single-game rushing record with 333 yards in the team’s loss to North Jackson last week.
In recent years, college football Saturdays across the country have been christened by alliteration to try to magnify the meaning.
CHICKAMAUGA, Ga. -- If pitching is the name of the game in softball's postseason, then Calhoun and Gordon Lee are well stacked for runs at new state championships.
It's big-game week with a number of rivalries sprinkled in for additional flavor, and the average fan, those with loyalty to no particular school, will have his choice of good games to attend.
RINGGOLD, Ga. -- Hal Lamb doesn't get to turn on his fiery side often, but the Calhoun High School football coach was more than a little hot as his team trailed 10-7 at Ringgold Friday night.
Lookout Valley's Lady Yellow Jackets will have a "Salute the Troops" day when they host Sale Creek and Ringgold in volleyball Thursday afternoon. Action is scheduled to begin at 4:30 with Lookout Valley against fellow District 6-A member Sale Creek in a nondistrict match.
Jason Fitzgerald is undecided on what the future might hold for Dakota Ricker.
Did you see that Tennessee high school football now has what is believed to be its first female head coach?
Friday, Sept. 26 (All kickoffs at 7:30 Eastern unless noted) * district/region game
Dalton football coach Matt Land was honored before Thursday night's Atlanta Falcons game for earning the NFL team's Community Coach of the Week award.
Storyline: If top quarterback Nick Tiano is back in the lineup, the Red Raiders should be poised to take control of a Knights team that has struggled defensively. Pope John Paul has generated some offense, however.