POWDER SPRINGS -- Coming out of halftime in the Class 6A state championship game, Dalton High School led Johns Creek 2-1 and was looking to break open the game.
Henry Bethel spent most of the two months prior to a swimming meet in Orlando, Florida, earlier this month out of the water with either sickness or injury.
MACON — Thursday's Class 3A state final was a familiar situation for the Coahulla Creek High School boys soccer team.
Southeast Whitfield High School and Jefferson were tied 1-1 early in the second half of the Class 4A boys soccer state semifinals, but the Raiders scored three unanswered goals to move past the Dragons and into the state championship game.
The Dalton High School Catamounts are bound for the Class 6A boys soccer state championship game once again.
VARNELL — Coahulla Creek High School head boys soccer coach Aurelio Jacobo knew his team wouldn't panic when they fell behind by a goal in their Class 3A state semifinal game against Greater Atlanta Christian on Tuesday.
Coming into their Class 4A semifinal game Monday night, the girls soccer team at Northwest Whitfield High School hadn't lost all season. The Lady Bruins didn't allow more than two goals in a game all year and hadn't allowed a single score in the first three rounds of a playoff run that was t…
High school track and field sectionals were Saturday in classifications across the state, as athletes battled for the right to compete at the state championships, which begin Thursday.
Playoff success is nothing new for the high school soccer teams of Whitfield County.
After head coach Brad Lofton stepped down from the job, Southeast Whitfield High School has named assistant Chad Ikerd the new head baseball coach for the Raiders.
Through 39 minutes of play in Dalton High School's Class 6A boys soccer Elite 8 game against Tucker at Harmon Field Thursday night, the Catamounts led 1-0 in a relatively evenly-played contest.
Christian Heritage School's Jack Stafford was the low-medalist as the boys golf team finished fourth at the Area 5-A Private tournament on Monday, while Stafford's sister, Audrey, took the second-lowest score on the girls side.
Through nearly 75 minutes of play in Southeast Whitfield High School's game Wednesday in the Class 4A boys soccer Elite 8, the Raiders just couldn't coax the ball into the net.
After overtime ended with the score still tied at four, Coahulla Creek High School defeated Morgan County in penalty kicks to win in the Class 3A boys soccer Elite 8 on the road Wednesday.
In the search for a new head baseball coach with experience, Christian Heritage School didn't have to look outside their own building.
TUNNEL HILL — As the rain began to pour in the second half of a game that would eventually be interrupted by lightning, Northwest Whitfield High School used a second-half storm of their own to defeat Thomas County Central 4-0 in the Elite 8 of the Class 4A girls soccer state playoffs.
When the Southeast Whitfield High School baseball team takes the field next spring, they'll be without two important Loftons.
One of the first things Dalton High School senior David Garcia learned about the United States Military Academy left him intrigued.
Dalton State College women's golf head coach Jim McGrew was named the coach of the year for the Southern States Athletic Conference on Thursday, and six Lady Roadrunners were named to the All-SSAC team.
Through 17 minutes of action in Dalton High School's game against Riverwood in the Class 6A boys soccer Sweet 16, it seemed the Catamounts were headed for adding another to its list of blowout playoff wins.
Northwest Whitfield (21-12) fell 7-1 in game three of a first round Class 4A playoff series on Thursday at Druid Hills (18-8), ending the Bruins' season.
Coahulla Creek High School's boys and girls track and field teams finished second and third in the Region 6-3A championship meet at Rockmart High School this week, the best result for either program in the school's history.
The Northwest Whitfield High School boys tennis team is headed for the first final four appearance in the program's history.
The Dalton State College women's golf team dug out of a hole midway through the final round, but played with poise down the stretch to post a 300 (+12) to win the Southern States Athletic Conference Championship by two strokes Wednesday at RTJ at Cambrian Ridge in Greenville, Alabama.
VARNELL — Through two rounds of the Class 3A boys soccer playoffs, the results have looked a whole lot like most of the regular season for Coahulla Creek High School.
The baseball teams from Northwest Whitfield and Coahulla Creek high schools enter the playoffs in their respective classifications looking to make some noise on the road.
Northwest Whitfield High School's Silas Griffin won three individual events at the Region 7-4A track and field championships last week, while teammate Domonique Smith earned a win in the 110-meter hurdles.
Northwest Whitfield High School head tennis coach Steven Smith thought last season's boys team might have the best chance to make a deep playoff run of any that he's coached at the school since 2011.
A special season came to an end Thursday for the Dalton State College's men's soccer team, as the Roadrunners fell 4-1 to St. Thomas in the first round of the NAIA national tournament qualifiers.
Dalton State College's Ben Rebne was named the Southern States Athletic Conference Golfer of the Year for the third consecutive season on Thursday.
TUNNEL HILL — The boys and girls soccer teams at Northwest Whitfield High School opened the Class 4A playoffs on the same night on the same field against the same school.
VARNELL — For a half, it seemed Coahulla Creek High School, the top-seeded team out of Region 6-3A, was in trouble in their Class 3A boys soccer state playoff opener.
When Dalton State College fans make the trip to the Dalton Convention Center to watch the Roadrunner basketball team this fall, they'll drive in on a street now named for a figure who has his fingerprints all over that basketball program.
This Week's Circulars
Mrs. Jane Stafford Summey, age 74, of Dalton, GA, departed this life Thursday, May 13, 2021 at her home. Jane was born June 19, 1946 in Cartersville, Georgia, a daughter of the late Oran James and Bernice Murphy Stafford. She was also preceded in death by her father-in-law and mother-in-law,…
Mr. David Allen Wells, age 51, of Cohutta, GA, departed this life Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at the local hospital. He was born May 3, 1970 in Atlanta, GA. He was a preceded in death by his father, David Glen Wells. He is survived by his wife, Ginger Wells of the residence; daughters, Brooke We…
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