FOLKSTON, Ga. — Though nothing really was settled Saturday during the doubleheader start to the GHSA Class A public school baseball championship series, one coach learned something important about his team.
CHICKAMAUGA, Ga. — With a combined record of 58-4 and having outscored their playoff opponents by 113 runs, the two teams left standing in the GHSA Class A public school baseball playoffs are the best, according to someone with firsthand experience.
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DALTON, Ga. — When opposing soccer teams put together a game plan to go against the skill of Dalton High School, it usually involves playing physical and having keeping more focus on the defensive end of the field.
Dalton advanced to the GHSA Class AAAA soccer championship match with 7-0 semifinal rout of Spalding on Wednesday.
CHICKAMAUGA, Ga. — The Gordon Lee express kept rolling Monday in the GHSA Class A public school baseball playoffs, but for the first time the Trojans had to face a little adversity.
While traditional spring sports such as baseball, softball and track are winding down, the Southern tradition of spring football practice is just kicking off at many tri-state area schools.
An army in red T-shirts fanned out across the Chambliss Center for Children on Thursday, stripping wallpaper, pulling up weeds and sprinkling mulch wherever needed.
TRION, Ga. — Donald Morgan makes no bones about it: The Trion Bulldogs are hot and afraid of no one.
CHICKAMAUGA, Ga. — There's a virus spreading in Chickamauga, but so far no one in the area is complaining. At least not the ones who live there.
TUNNEL HILL, Ga. — Patience isn't a word usually associated with the Northwest Whitfield High School baseball team, but Tuesday's quick start in the much-delayed third game of its GHSA Class AAAA first-round series showed a different side.
TRION, Ga. — On the surface, the first round of the GHSA Class A public school baseball playoffs was utter chaos, with three of the top four seeded teams losing.
Northwest Whitfield basketball sharpshooter Tanner Quarles is headed to Shorter University.
RINGGOLD, Ga. — Bill Womack Field is a hitter-friendly park on any day, but when the wind is blowing straight out, as it did during Friday's GHSA Class AAA first-round playoff series, it can be downright dangerous for pitchers.
CALHOUN, Ga. — When the GHSA baseball playoffs get under way later today, the usual suspects from the northwest Georgia area will be in action.
RINGGOLD, Ga. — Wanting to revitalize a once-proud girl's basketball program, Ringgold High School will look to one of its own. Former Northwest Whitfield coach Margaret Stockburger was hired Wednesday to resurrect a program that went winless last season and has made just one playoff appearance in 14 years.
CHICKAMAUGA, Ga. — Gordon Lee will enter next week's Class A public school baseball playoffs as no more than a No. 5 overall seed.
RINGGOLD, Ga. — Of all the things to be pleased with following his team's playoff-clinching doubleheader sweep Thursday, Heritage High School baseball coach Eric Beagles was most proud of something that didn't happen on the field during the 4-3 and 5-1 wins over Cedartown.
CHICKAMAUGA, Ga. — Conard Broom had waited — not so patiently, mind you — for nearly a week to get another shot at the one team that has owned the Gordon Lee High School pitching ace.
RINGGOLD, Ga. — One team had little to gain and the other everything to lose, and after Ringgold's 10-0 five-inning baseball win Tuesday over Region 5-AAA foe Coahulla Creek, it was easy to see which squad had the most pressure on it.
Georgia high school baseball playoff berths will be decided this week — weather permitting, that is.
TUNNEL HILL, Ga. — For a baseball team that has an 18-3 record and averages eight runs per game, the Northwest Whitfield Bruins are, in their own coach’s words, more substance than style.
As coach Jason Lanham said, Monday was a good day to be a Trion Bulldog.
DALTON, Ga. — Team meetings are a regular occurrence in baseball. Some work, some backfire and some lead to more meetings.
LaFAYETTE, Ga. — Devan Greene played his last high school soccer game Friday night. LaFayette's 3-2 loss to Ridgeland ended a somewhat disappointing season for the Ramblers, who had sights on making the state playoffs.
Given up for dead after a tough league loss Wednesday, the Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe baseball team found a little life Friday.
Janna Jahn wants to make one thing clear.
TUNNEL HILL, Ga. — Two years ago, several current members of the Northwest Whitfield baseball team endured a 20-loss season. Now all grown up, the Bruins are exacting revenge this year.
No northwest Georgia baseball team can rival the recent level of success at Calhoun, which has three state titles since 2000.
CHICKAMAUGA, Ga. — On the surface, Monday's 10-2 victory over Calhoun was the biggest baseball win of the season for the red-hot Gordon Lee Trojans. Dig deeper and you find a team not ready to put too much weight on one game, even if it was a strong win over a perennial Class AA power.
It wasn't exactly an inning to put in the postseason highlight reel, but for the Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe Warriors, scoring three runs in any inning this baseball season is reason to celebrate.
The Georgia Class A baseball power polls for week two were released Tuesday, and Region 6 has seven teams ranked in the top 11 of the public and private school polls.
Likely the fastest-growing extreme sport in the area is rock climbing, and participants of all skill levels can try either natural or man-made courses.
RINGGOLD, Ga. — Todd Middleton wasn't a proponent of the new Region 7-AAAA baseball schedule.
RINGGOLD, Ga. — Facing his team's biggest region rival on the road, Cartersville High School baseball coach Stuart Chester knew exactly whom he wanted on the mound Thursday.
CALHOUN, Ga. — Deron Walraven knows the Gordon County baseball scene as well as anyone, so last year when the veteran coach took over a Sonoraville program that had known nothing but losing, he knew what he was getting into.
CALHOUN, Ga. — On a night when his team needed a wakeup call, Ringgold High School senior Austin Parrish let his bat do the talking.
The initial Class A power rankings for Georgia high school baseball are out, and Gordon Lee is fourth in the MaxPreps.com public-school poll.
Twenty-one outs. Twenty-one guaranteed opportunities to impact a high school baseball game. Numerous ways to approach those at-bats, and several outcomes that are positive.
If the goal of scheduling within a region is to determine the top teams, Georgia's 7-AAAA baseball coaches believe they've found the right method.
TUNNEL HILL, Ga. -- In case anyone missed the Northwest Whitfield baseball program the past few years, the Bruins noisily announced their presence Tuesday.
CHICKAMAUGA, Ga. — There's a lot of new bling being seen around Chickamauga in recent weeks — with more still to come.
DALTON, Ga. — On the surface it appears the Gordon Lee High School baseball team is the reincarnation of the 1927 Yankees.
RINGGOLD, Ga. — Brent Tucker has had more than a few run-ins with umpires, but the Ringgold High School baseball coach never has had one more interesting than Thursday night in a 4-3 win at Catoosa County rival Heritage.
RINGGOLD, Ga. — Early-season baseball is more about filling in the blanks than winning games, especially in the high school ranks where playing time is up for grabs.
MACON, Ga. — The drought is over — but not without a little drama.
MACON, Ga. — Gordon Lee held off a furious fourth-quarter rally to claim the GHSA Class A public school girls' basketball championship, 61-56, over Randolph-Clay.
MACON, Ga. — The Gordon Lee Lady Trojans are one quarter away from winning the first basketball championship in school history, holding a 50-31 lead over Randolph-Clay in the GHSA Class A public school title game.
MACON, Ga. — Gordon Lee stretched its lead in the GHSA Class A public school girls' championship basketball game to 36-19 over Randolph-Clay at halftime at the Macon Centreplex.
CHICKAMAUGA, Ga. — No one is comparing Kassidy Blevins to Michael Jordan, but one aspect of their game is very similar.