Coahulla Creek High School Colts

Coahulla Creek High School Colts
  • A Look Ahead: Vote in "After Deadline" sports movie tournament

    The “greatest sports movie ever” debate is about to reach the level where myself and fellow sports writer Chris Whitfield will stop speaking to one another.
    Not really, but maybe.

    January 19, 2014

  • Wrestling  at MCHS 5 mlh.jpg Southeast Whitfield's Austin Allen wins Murray Invite; hoped to face rival

    Entering Saturday’s Murray Invitational wrestling tournament at Murray County High School, one of the most highly anticipated matchups was expected to occur in the championship of the 182-pound weight class between two of the area’s top senior competitors — Southeast Whitfield’s Austin Allen and Dalton’s Sidney Wheeler.

    January 18, 2014 2 Photos

  • Chris Whitfield: Mistakes during Coahulla Creek football hire filled with lessons

    Former Sequatchie County (Tenn.) High School football coach Chad Barger has taken over the Coahulla Creek program, and his hiring seems to be a good fit between a team looking to build a tradition and a coach who has had success doing just that.
    Barger has done a good job at previous stops where winning was not yet the defining characteristic.
    It is just a shame we had to drive in so many directions before we got to the final destination up there near Prater’s Mill.

    January 18, 2014

  • Swimming  at DHS 4 mlh.jpg Dalton swimming claims boys team crown, but Lady Colts’ Stafford makes history

    Dalton High School’s boys swimming and diving team did what it has done many times before — won the North Georgia Regionals.
    Kathryn Stafford did something that has never been done before at Coahulla Creek.

    January 18, 2014 2 Photos

  • Adairsville at CCHS girls 3 mlh.jpg Prep roundup: Northwest Whitfield basketball splits with Model

    A strong second half kept the winning streak alive for Northwest Whitfield High School’s girls basketball team
    The Lady Bruins won their sixth straight game with a 59-30 victory against Class 2A’s Model on Saturday in Tunnel Hill.

    January 18, 2014 2 Photos

  • Prep roundup: Bruins grab league win vs. Panthers

    By dominating the glass, hitting the outside shots when they needed them and sinking free throws down the stretch, Northwest Whitfield High School’s boys basketball team got a big Sub-region 7B-4A victory Friday night in Tunnel Hill.

    January 18, 2014

  • CCHS new coach 4 mlh.jpg Colts' new football coach going back to basics

    When he was coaching the Green Bay Packers, Vince Lombardi would gather his team around him at the start of training camp and hold up a football.
    “Gentlemen, this is a football.”

    January 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • "After Deadline" sports podcast - Jan. 15, 2014 (no paywall)

    The Daily Citizen sports writers Devin Golden and Chris Whitfield talk about Coahulla Creek's new football coach and select the winners from the first round matchups in After Deadline's "Greatest Sports Movie Ever Tournament" in this two-part episode. Oh yeah, and the podcast should be outside "the paywall."

    January 16, 2014

  • Conasauga cup '14 2 mlh.jpg Northwest takes Conasauga Cup

    When Northwest Whitfield High School’s wrestling team missed opportunities for early pins against Dalton, the back end of the lineup picked up the slack.
    Because of that, the Bruins were the ones picking up “the turtle.”

    January 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • Prep football: Colts will meet new coach on Thursday

    The Whitfield County Board of Education approved on Tuesday morning the recommendation of Chad Barger as the new head football coach at Coahulla Creek High School.

    January 14, 2014