Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School football player Chase Smith has been moved from the intensive care unit at T.C. Thompson Children’s Hospital and continues to show improvement, according to his mother.
RINGGOLD, Ga. — Slade Dale admits to growing up a Florida fan, but that didn't keep the Ringgold High School two-sport star from committing to play for the University of Georgia.
RINGGOLD, Ga. — Ringgold two-sport star Slade Dale has committed to the University of Georgia to play baseball for new head coach Scott Stricklin.
DALTON, Ga. — Former Dalton High School two-sport star Lacie Coquerille will be the new girls' basketball coach at her alma mater, according to new athletic director Jeff McKinney.
RINGGOLD, Ga. — Logan Baldwin became the latest member of the Ringgold High School baseball team to sign a college scholarship when he recently visited Georgia Southern University, according to Tigers coach Brent Tucker.
TUNNEL HILL, Ga. — There is a widely circulated story that high school football players in rural Florida hone their athletic skills by chasing wild rabbits. They've got nothing on Isaiah Mack.
For the second time this year, a Ridgeland High School football player has made a Big Ten Conference coach smile. Five months after Vonn Bell chose Ohio State and Urban Meyer on national signing day, Panthers senior Jermane Conyers committed to Indiana University on Friday night.
DALTON, Ga. — The dejection was clear to see on the faces of the Northwest Whitfield High School football players as they walked out of the Dalton Parks & Recreation football complex Sunday. It was a welcome sight for head coach Josh Robinson.
DALTON, Ga. — The merits of 7-on-7 football can be argued, but each of the 36 high school teams participating in this weekend's Southeastern 7-on-7 Championship expects to benefit in some way.
CALHOUN, Ga. — Change is coming to Gordon Central High School, at least on the coaching front.
It's the kind of thing that makes Dallas Walker laugh. It's not the first time someone has thrown rocks at his NFL dreams, nor will it be the last.
RINGGOLD, Ga. — There is a confidence within Matthew Crownover that belies his age, and as those in the know all agree, that belief in his abilities is and has been one of pitcher's greatest assets.
Chipper Jones entertained a sold-out crowd as the featured speaker of the Best of Preps banquet Monday at the Chattanooga Convention Center, but the former Atlanta Braves star took a back seat in travel miles to one of the evening's main award winners.
VARNELL, Ga. — Blake Phillips has lived his entire life wanting to avoid special attention. For now, the recent Coahulla Creek High School graduate will just have to live with it.
It's seldom a star basketball player will go to an all-star game with the intention of not scoring, but that's just what Mariah Massengill did Tuesday night.
CHICKAMAUGA, Ga. — Gordon Lee High School capped off its most successful athletic year by being named this week the GHSA Class A recipient of the Director's Cup, an annual award given to one school in each of Georgia's six classifications.
The suddenly-hot Chattanooga Lookouts did not disappoint the second-largest crowd of the season Sunday night with a come-from-behind 6-4 win over Pensacola.
FOLKSTON, Ga. — It took three days and 22 innings to decide a GHSA Class A public school baseball champion, and when the final out was recorded Monday, both sides were singing the praises of the other.
FOLKSTON, Ga. — It's not sure if Jake Rogers got his hands on a gator Sunday, but one thing that's certain is the Gordon Lee High School sophomore will have his hands full today.
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.
If it's not broke ...
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.