Memorable TSSAA Spring Fling performances by area athletes and teams
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.
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.
In the stroke of a single day, Bledsoe County went from being in position for its first district baseball championship in more than two decades to hosting a District 7-AA playoff game Thursday afternoon.
• Hannah Morrison, Marion County: She hit a home run in a 5-1 softball defeat of Whitwell.
TUNNEL HILL, Ga. — The Northwest Whitfield girls' soccer team finally has cleared the hurdle of beating a red opponent.
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.
• Preston Reavis, Sale Creek: He hit a home run and knocked in three runs during the Panthers' 15-1 baseball win over Van Buren County
Chattanooga Christian high school principal and soccer coach Shawn Brower recently announced his resignation, effective at the end of the season.
• Hagen Wilkey, Red Bank: He pitched a 10-strikeout no-hitter as the Lions took a 10-0 District 6-AA baseball victory from East Ridge.
As coach Jason Lanham said, Monday was a good day to be a Trion Bulldog.