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Dalton, Christian Heritage reach softball Elite Eight; Ridgeland falls

Published Oct. 23 2015

With four freshmen in the lineup, Dalton High School softball coach Stacy Parker is accustomed to a few ups and...

Football playoff picture still cloudy in northwest Georgia

Published Oct. 23 2015

With three weeks left in the Georgia high school football regular season, there are more unknowns than knowns regarding the...

Three Region 6-AAA softball teams moving on next week

Published Oct. 22 2015

CALHOUN, Ga. -- The defending GHSA Class AAA softball champions will be back in Columbus to defend their title after...


Player of the week: Ridgeland's Shelton excels at heavy-duty role in backfield

Published Oct. 19 2015

Jalyn Shelton, Ridgeland High School football coaches knew, was pretty good.

Ridgeland runs past Generals, 35-21

Published Oct. 17 2015

RINGGOLD, Ga. -- Ridgeland's mind was made up early: Run the football.

State softball: Ridgeland rolls to pair of run-rule wins in AAAA

Published Oct. 15 2015

ROSSVILLE, Ga. -- Ridgeland High School softball coach Richie Wood scheduled practice for this afternoon.

Dangerous Ridgeland team ready for Class AAAA softball run

Published Oct. 14 2015

As the GHSA softball postseason begins today, there are the obvious title contenders in each classification.

Heritage quickly ends long-delayed 7-AAAA softball title game

Published Oct. 13 2015

RINGGOLD, Ga. -- In the end, the wait was well worth it for the Heritage High School softball team.

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.