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Ridgeland advances in 7-AAAA softball, earns state berth

Published Oct. 7 2015

If there was a moment this week that Richie Wood's softball team felt a sense of looming doom, it came...

A recommendation of where to be on coming Friday nights

Published Aug. 21 2015

The time has finally and officially arrived. No more preseason prognostications, and the Times Free Press's preview section was there...

Prep Notebook: Grider, Campbell, Ellis among coaches resuming or assuming head coaching positions

Published Aug. 21 2015

Ten coaches begin or resume their high school football head coaching careers tonight or next week in new surroundings.

Ridgeland Panthers

Published Aug. 21 2015

When asked in early July to talk about his team, Wesley Tankersley paused in deep thought.

'Squashed together' 7-AAAA football teams chase Cartersville

Published Aug. 10 2015

When asked to predict the race for the football state playoffs in Georgia's Region 7-AAAA, LaFayette coach Chad Fisher flashed...

Some Georgia football teams still doing spring work

Published May. 4 2015

The decision last year to allow Georgia high school football programs the choice of going through 10 days of spring...

Ridgeland gives baseball fans pro-like amenities

Published Apr. 3 2015

Walk-out songs are so yesterday for Ridgeland High School baseball players. Walk-out videos? Now that's the way the Panthers roll,...

Area Georgia baseball teams going 'stir crazy'

Published Mar. 6 2015

All has not been lost concerning high school baseball in northwest Georgia over what was supposed to be the first...

Girls' state tournament delayed a day

Published Mar. 6 2015

Inclement weather, which was the reason for several region basketball tournaments in the area to be pushed back last week,...

Ridgeland duo in state finals; Gilmer running away with team title

Published Feb. 14 2015

MACON, Ga. -- Ridgeland has no chance of winning a team title, but there may not be another program in...

Gilmer has 10 wrestlers in state semifinals

Published Feb. 13 2015

Day one of three at the GHSA Traditional Wrestling Championships in Macon is in the books for Georgia's four highest...

Georgia wrestlers in sectionals

Published Feb. 6 2015

Next week's GHSA traditional wrestling state tournament field will be finalized Saturday at East and West sectional tournaments throughout the...

Tight competition expected in Georgia area wrestling

Published Jan. 31 2015

Traditional wrestling tournament season ultimately focuses on individual achievement. In three weeks at the Macon Centreplex, 84 individuals across six...

Craig Pritchett leaving Ridgeland to be Brevard head coach

Published Jan. 24 2015

Longtime Ridgeland High School assistant football coach Craig Pritchett has accepted the head coaching position at Brevard High School in...

Former UTC player Tankersley hired at Ridgeland

Published Jan. 22 2015

Wesley Tankersley is one of those people who has always known the path his professional life would take.

Ridgeland High School selects new football coach

Published Jan. 21 2015

Ridgeland High School has chosen a new football coach to replace Mark Mariakis.

Notre Dame's Orr, Banks getting close to decisions and more Chattanooga area high school sports news

Published Jan. 20 2015

At least four players from Notre Dame's state-semifinal football team could be playing Division I college football.

Calhoun dominates AAA all-state softball and other area high school sports news

Published Dec. 23 2014

As they did in the postseason, the Calhoun Lady Yellow Jackets dominated the Georgia Class AAA all-state softball team.

Ridgeland has near-100 coaching applicants down to five

Published Dec. 23 2014

The search for a new head football coach at Ridgeland High School will end in the next three weeks, and...

McCallie has no champs but wins team title

Published Dec. 21 2014

McCallie did not have a champion Saturday in the McCallie Invitational high school wrestling tournament. Yet collectively, it was the...

Gossett blog: Thankfully, TSSAA format about to change

Published Nov. 24 2014

As we prepare for the TSSAA semifinals on Friday, I couldn't resist taking one last look at Tennessee's soon-to-be-departed football...

Ridgeland coach Mark Mariakis resigns after 11 years

Published Nov. 18 2014

To say the state-runner-up finish, the four region championships and the numerous coach of the year awards don't mean anything...

Irish-Chargers game Friday moved to Finley Stadium

Published Nov. 18 2014

Notre Dame's Class 3A TSSAA playoff game Friday has been moved off campus and will be played at Finley Stadium.