Local Sports

Local Sports
  • Local and prep sports: No shortage of options for fans this weekend

    With middle school, high school and college sports competition galore, plus a visit from an Atlanta Braves legend, this weekend is shaping up to be one of this winter’s busiest for the area.
    Weather permitting, of course.

    January 18, 2013

  • Cochran, Fire Blazers win season’s last game

    The Dalton Inline Hockey League wrapped up its 2012-13 season with a pair of games Tuesday at The Zone Skate Center in Dalton.

    January 13, 2013

  • Doug Hawley: Age should be no barrier

    From year to year, the running fraternity adds new disciples to the sport. As runners bound into the infancy of 2013, not surprisingly, there are youngsters — including many high school, middle school and elementary school students — competing for the first time.

    January 6, 2013

  • Local tennis: Doubles tandems taking competitive streak to sectionals

    The North Georgia Tennis Association (NOGTA) is centered around people having fun, getting involved in the sport and building friendships through the game.
    It’s also about serious competition.

    December 27, 2012

  • sports yr in review collage.jpg 2012 YEAR IN REVIEW

    The seasons come and go, but after we have opened the presents, carved the ham and enjoyed a double helping of Aunt Sally's sweet potato casserole at the Christmas dinner table, it is a natural time of the year for reflections.

    December 26, 2012 1 Photo

  • Tuesday’s ballots not without intrigue

    When Whitfield and Murray County voters go to the polls on Tuesday, the presidential race will be at the top of the ticket. But the real intrigue may be further down the ballot.

    November 5, 2012

  • McClurg tott 1 mlh.jpg Well-deserved attention for Coach McClurg

    Ronnie McClurg says he would rather not be the center of attention, but there was really no way for him to avoid it Thursday night.

    June 8, 2012 2 Photos

  • Few apply for Southeast coaching job

    Either some coaches in the state know something others don’t, or the job of Southeast Whitfield High School head football coach is not one of the most appealing openings in Georgia.

    April 13, 2012

  • s-crane file mlh.jpg Southeast boots head football coach

    Southeast Whitfield’s coaching couple, David and Elizabeth Crane, have been relieved of their athletic duties by new principal Karey Williams.

    March 16, 2012 1 Photo

  • Dalton High School to address GHSA appeal panel Friday

    Dalton High School received notification today that a panel of four executive board members of the Georgia High School Association will hear the school’s appeal on Friday. The school administration will request that four forfeited games assessed as a penalty for playing an ineligible player be restored. Dalton’s football record dropped from 6-2 to 2-6 after GHSA’s ruling.

    October 27, 2011