SANDERSVILLE, Ga. — That Ringgold High School's magical football season came to an end Friday night was not what Dakota Baer will remember in the days ahead. It's the way the Tigers went down fighting that will stick with the senior linebacker.
After a 2-1 win Friday, the Lee University men's soccer team plays today for the National Christian College Athletic Association Division I national championship in Kissimme, Fla.
RINGGOLD, Ga. — How does a football program go from complete obscurity on a state level to perhaps the year's biggest story?
Key players: Union City's veer offense starts with fullback Ricky Henry, who has 158 more carries than the next closest teammate.
Barring appeal, Georgia high schools have been placed in regions for the 2014-16 academic years. In most cases with northwest Georgia athletic programs, the result is less travel and some new rivals.
RINGGOLD, Ga. — It's not often a football team can give up 50 points in a playoff game and be alive three weeks later to talk about it. But this hasn't been a typical season for the Ringgold Tigers.
RINGGOLD, Ga. — The Ringgold Tigers have added a road trip to the magical journey that has been the 2013 football season.
TSSAA Playoffs (7 p.m. start times) Class 1A Semifinals No. 1 SOUTH PITTSBURG PIRATES (11-1) AT No. 6 COALFIELD YELLOW JACKETS (9-3) Key players: Coalfield is led by junior two-way lineman Zach Stewart (6-5, 305), a University of Tennessee commitment, and senior two-way lineman Benson Napier (6-3, 310), who is being recruited by Middle Tennessee State University, UT-Chattanooga and VMI, among others.
RINGGOLD, Ga. — All great productions have a star who at any given moment can steal the show. They also have a strong supporting cast that enables the star to shine.
RINGGOLD, Ga. — Add one more first to the Ringgold Tigers' record-setting football season.
Key players: South Pittsburg's run-first offense is led by a pair of 1,000-yard rushers. Senior RB Jajuan Lankford, a Mr. Football finalist in two of the last three seasons, averages nearly 12 yards per carry, while classmate Kahlil Mitchell is a hammer at both FB in the wing-T as well as on defense from his LB spot.
RINGGOLD, Ga. -- It's been quite a six days for Slade Dale, undoubtedly the most important week of his young life and a time period that helps explain why the Ringgold High School senior two-sport star will go down as one of the most popular and successful athletes in school history.
There will be another tournament at the TSSAA state wrestling championships this year.
Slade Dale may be headed to the University of Georgia on a baseball scholarship but that doesn't mean he's quite ready to turn his back on football.
RINGGOLD, Ga. — Zach Morris has a plan for his future, one that, he hopes, will find him practicing medicine in a few years. Before that, however, the Ringgold junior defensive end will learn his new trade and play a little football at Duke University after committing to coach David Cutcliffe and the Blue Devils Saturday following their big win over Miami.