Dalton opens Region 5-6A action with Carrollton at home
CHATSWORTH -- Murray County High School played host to its cross-town rival -- North Murray -- in two varsity sports Tuesday night.
Northwest Whitfield High School's volleyball squad visited their cross-county rivals as part of a tri-match at Dalton High Monday night, and the Lady Bruins escaped with a 2-1 win in a three-set battle.
CHATSWORTH -- Ringgold High School didn't need long to score each time they put up points on the road at North Murray Friday night, so the Tigers had to feel confident with the ball in a tie game with just over a minute left.
ROCKMART -- A lone touchdown pass from Kace Kinnamon was all that saved Coahulla Creek from a shutout in its region opener on the road Friday night.
After getting their first win of the season last week, the Southeast Whitfield High School Raiders (1-3) couldn't keep the momentum going Friday night, falling in Blue Ridge to Fannin County (2-1) 35-6.
TUNNEL HILL — A physical, attacking defense and potent two-pronged rushing attack helped the Northwest Whitfield High School Bruins level their early-season record Friday with a 28-7 victory over visiting Chattooga.
The Dalton State College men's and women's soccer teams both picked up wins over Bryan College at Lakeshore Park in Dalton on Wednesday night.
Ladd McConkey didn't participate in a single game snap during his freshman season at Georgia in 2020.
When most people think of a golf tournament, they envision an exclusive event with elite professionals playing for huge prize money on a beautifully manicured course; and they are not mistaken but they may not know that there is an important golf tournament played in Dalton, on a professiona…
Cade Fisher can often be found dominating from the mound in the blue and orange uniform of Northwest Whitfield High School.
TUNNEL HILL -- In a game defined by offense through three quarters -- 61 total points scored -- it was North Murray High School's defense pitching a fourth-quarter shutout that enabled the Mountaineers to steal a 31-30 road victory over Northwest Whitfield Friday.
Christian Heritage (1-2) came into a home game Friday against King's Ridge Christian (1-1) looking to rebound after dropping two games to start the season.
Southeast Whitfield (1-2) used a powerful run game to trample Gordon Central (0-3) 48-28 Friday night at home, earning the Raiders their first win of the season.
Dalton native Brooke Thomas, a graduate of Dalton High School and Dalton State College, has been named to the inaugural PGA WORKS Paul Millsap Fellow for the Georgia PGA Section and Foundation.
Northwest Whitfield High School graduate Isaiah Mack signed with the Denver Broncos in February looking for an NFL home after bouncing between a couple of teams in 2020.
For the sixth time, a Dalton High School boys soccer state championship team has received championship rings.
The defending national champion Dalton State College men's golf team opens as the top-ranked team in the preseason NAIA coaches poll, while the women's team was tabbed as the nation's No. 2 team.
Dalton State College's men's soccer team picked up a 2-0 win in Pulaski, Tennessee, against Tennessee Southern on Saturday, while the women's squad fell 6-0.
VARNELL -- Heading into the season, Coahulla Creek High School's football team had not won back-to-back games in the program's 10-year history.
In a game that saw quick scores and long lulls, Christian Heritage School was on the losing end of a 27-18 game Friday night at home to Fairburn's Landmark Christian.
Coming off of a heartbreaking overtime loss to Coahulla Creek High School to begin the season, Northwest Whitfield was looking to rebound.
The Dalton High School football team secured the first win of new head coach Kit Carpenter's tenure Friday in resounding fashion, 49-0 over visiting Ridgeland.
For four years in a row, Coahulla Creek High School has opened the football season with a game against their neighboring rivals, Northwest Whitfield.
For three area high school football programs, the opening night of the 2021 season had to feel a good deal differently than the previous season.
The annual Whitfield Murray Fellowship of Christian Athletes Golf Classic was held on Aug. 16 at The Farm in Rocky Face. This event is one of FCA's largest fundraisers every year and this year was no different.
Dalton State College men's basketball coach Alex Ireland has released the Roadrunners' 2021-22 schedule. The schedule features 30 games, with 11 games back in Mashburn Arena at the Dalton Convention Center. Dalton State will also play four neutral site games with two each in the Life Univers…
Dalton State College's men's and women's soccer teams were in Athens, Tennessee, Tuesday afternoon for games against Tennessee Wesleyan, and both of the Roadrunner squads took close losses.
When Dan Peeples arrived at the Fellowship of Christian Athletes charity golf tournament at The Farm in Rocky Face on Aug. 16, he figured he'd play golf with some friends, have a good time and support a good cause.
This Week's Circulars
Rosine Bates, age 81, of Dalton, Georgia passed away Friday, September 17, 2021. Arrangements have been entrusted to independently owned and operated Dalton Funeral Home, 620 S. Glenwood Ave. Dalton, GA 30721; 706-529-5371.
James Jones, age 75 of 9 Kenmore Drive, Rome, GA passed away Tuesday evening, September 14th. He was born November 1, 1946. He is survived by his children Jimmy Jones, Garri Jones, Abi Jones, Cybrina Burrell, Crystal Jones, 14 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren. Funeral services will b…
Daniel Andrew Smith, age 54, of Dalton, passed away Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at Hamilton Medical Center. He was preceded in death by mother, Willie Frances Wood Smith and father, Charles Roy Smith. He was a 1996 graduate of UGA College of Pharmacy and enjoyed helping others. He worked a…
Brenda Gail Bredeson, 64, of Rocky Face, GA passed away on Wednesday, September 15, 2021. Arrangements have been entrusted to independently owned and operated Dalton Funeral Home, 620 S Glenwood Ave. Dalton, GA 30721. 706-529-5371.
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