Storyline: This is playoff preparation between two ranked teams in different districts, but the same postseason Class 5A grouping.
RINGGOLD, Ga. — Maybe it's because she's too young to know better, or it could be that some athletes just have a flair for the dramatic, but whatever the reason, Ringgold High School freshman Dare Schley knew something big was about to happen.
RINGGOLD, Ga. — Rachel Hodge wasn't sure if it was the same team she watched in game two of the Class AAA second-round softball doubleheader Wednesday.
With one round of playoffs to go before Georgia's high school softball elite convene in Columbus to decide championships in seven classifications, the usual candidates are representing northwest Georgia.
How many more years are non-scholarship private schools that are in Tennessee's Division I with public schools going to stay, or be allowed to stay?
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CHATSWORTH, Ga. — The Ringgold Tigers needed work on their passing game, coach Robert Akins knew, despite the Tigers' gaudy 5-1 record starting the 2013 season.
Storyline: The teams have three common opponents — each beat Pope John Paul II and McCallie and lost to Montgomery Bell Academy.
RINGGOLD, Ga. — It's commonly believed pitching is the key to winning come high school softball playoff time. Rachel Hodge would concur ... to a degree.
Boyd-Buchanan quarterback Jim Cardwell has added another talent to his repertoire. In addition to punting, passing, kicking, running and tackling, the Buccaneers senior can now be called snake-handler.
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NOTRE DAME FIGHTING IRISH (4-2) at POLK COUNTY WILDCATS (5-1)
Gage Johnson's performance Friday against Sweetwater was only slightly above average for him.