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CHATSWORTH -- In a game overflowing with explosive plays, it was a quarterback sneak to gain a yard that proved decisive Friday night in North Murray High School's 49-42 win over visiting LaFayette.

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The Class 4A state playoffs officially start next week, but Northwest Whitfield (7-2, 2-2 Region 7-4A) needed a win Friday night at Pickens (3-6, 1-3 Region 7-4A) to extend their season.

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Dalton State College cross country freshman Riley Jo Ford was named the Southern States Athletic Conference Runner of the Year and Freshman of the Year, while coach Dean Thompson was selected as the conference's Coach of the Year for the second straight year.

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The Dalton State College Roadrunners cross country team is once again wearing the crown, placing all five runners in the top 10 in going back-to-back winning the 2020 Southern States Athletic Conference Championship at Oakville Indian Mounds in Danville, Alabama, on Monday.

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The Mountaineers of North Murray High School (5-3, 5-2 Region 6-3A) faced a steep climb after the first quarter at Adairsville (6-3, 5-2 Region 6-3A) Friday night, falling behind 28-0.

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CHATSWORTH -- Murray County High School gave up two recoveries of an onside kick to Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe Friday night, but the Indians fell on the one that mattered most.

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Behind the energy of the home crowd on Homecoming, Dalton High School jumped out to a 14-0 first-quarter lead on Paulding County Friday, and while the Patriots scored the next 15 points to seize the lead after three quarters, the Catamounts used a potent ground game — and a trifecta of fourt…

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The Friday football game between Northwest Whitfield and Ridgeland has been canceled due to the new coronavirus (COVID-19), Northwest athletics director Brett Harper said.

Dalton State College swept the Southern States Athletic Conference Men’s Soccer Player of the Week awards, with Justin Riescher being named SSAC Men’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week and Aaron Fraire being named SSAC Men’s Soccer Defensive Player of the Week. The awards, which were annou…

Dalton State College's Steve Kibare was named the Southern States Athletic Conference Men’s Golfer of the Week, the conference announced Tuesday. The award is based on performance for the week of Nov. 2-8.

Playing their sixth game in just 23 days, Coahulla Creek High School (2-7, 1-6 Region 6-3A) fell to Ringgold (5-3, 4-2 Region 6-3A) 55-14 on a Saturday game rescheduled due to the new coronavirus (COVID-19).

TUNNEL HILL — Any hopes Southeast Whitfield High School harbored of upsetting their intra-county rival Northwest — and ruining the Bruins homecoming night — were quickly quashed Friday, as the Raiders turned the ball over three times in the first quarter and fell behind 29-0 only three secon…

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On the same night he was crowned homecoming king, running back D'Ante Tidwell scored the first four touchdowns of the night as North Murray High School (5-2, 5-1 Region 6-3A) pulled away from rival Murray County (3-5, 2-4 Region 6-3A) 56-8 at home on Friday.

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Friday's football schedule is headlined by two cross-county rivalry games, with North Murray hosting Murray County at 7:30 p.m. and Northwest Whitfield hosting Southeast Whitfield at the same time. Outside of those rivalry games, what else is on the schedule?

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FORT OGLETHORPE — The presidential election captured the attention of the United States Tuesday, but a blue and red battle of Coahulla Creek High School and Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe on the football field had Colts running back Titus Underwood glad to see another color.

The Dalton State College men's golf team fired the best team round of the day with a 288 to hop overnight leader Truett McConnell and win the ALC Eagle Invitational at Nob North Golf Course in Dalton on Tuesday.

Dalton State College swept the Southern States Athletic Conference Women’s Soccer Player of the Week awards for the third time this season, with Emily Darnell being named SSAC Women’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week and Brooke Alvarez being named SSAC Women’s Soccer Defensive Player of t…

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ROCKMART -- Some changes for the Rockmart Yellow Jackets only seemed to increase their offensive prowess Friday night as Javin Whatley settled into his former running back role and continued to excel in his senior season.

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As Darlington School began to move the ball downfield Friday night with under a minute left in the game, a feeling of déjà vu came over Christian Heritage School head coach Jay Poag.

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Northwest Whitfield High School (5-2, 1-2 Region 7-4A) snapped a two game losing skid Friday night, defeating Heritage (4-4, 1-2 Region 7-4A) in Ringgold 31-27.

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