Breaking News

North Murray High School Mountaineers

North Murray High School Mountaineers
  • 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 roundup: Colts blow lead, but still get basketball win

    Coahulla Creek High School’s boys basketball team held Gordon Central to 17 points in the first half, but shot less than 50 percent at the free throw line and on layups while giving away the lead in the second half.

    January 14, 2014

  • Longtime coach, Bob Campbell, gets high honor at Bagley Middle

    Hundreds of Murray County middle-schoolers at one time have called Bob Campbell their basketball coach. They probably have vivid memories of playing for him.
    If the basketball court at Bagley Middle School had a memory, it would remember Campbell’s name for the hundreds of games he spent walking the hardwood for games and practices.
    Now, the court won’t need to remember — it’ll just assume his name.

    January 13, 2014

  • Local wrestling teams battle for The Conasauga Cup

    For the first time in four years, each high school wrestling team from Murray and Whitfield counties is eyeing the Conasauga Cup.

    January 13, 2014

  • Chris Whitfield: Rec leagues soon to start for baseball and softball

    As the Georgia General Assembly begins its 40-day session today, political columnists, Republican leaders and newspaper editorials will call for limits on government. Whether those proclamations have merit or are detrimental to the community is a debate for another section of the paper.
    But one of the things that government does well — especially on the local level here in Dalton and Whitfield County — is recreation.

    January 12, 2014

  • Prep roundup: North Murray boys, girls both win

    Despite a not-so-impressive free throw effort, North Murray High School’s girls basketball team made sure a strong start Friday equaled a win.

    January 11, 2014

  • Weather wipes out rest of schedule

    The Dalton High School basketball games Tuesday against Ridgeland were called off, as was the wrestling tri-meet at Ringgold involving Coahulla Creek and Southeast Whitfield. No makeup dates are scheduled.
    However, some of the games supposed to be played Tuesday have new dates.

    January 7, 2014

  • Schedules feel chill of winter

    With today’s closure of Dalton City, Whitfield County and Murray County public schools, the area’s high school athletic schedule has been taken out by the cold weather as well.
    The only exception is at Dalton High School, where the boys and girls basketball teams are expected to take on Ridgeland in a Sub-region 7B-4A matchup at 6 p.m.

    January 6, 2014

  • Lafayette at NW girls bball 2 mlh.jpg A Look Ahead: Dalton-NW rivalry hits basketball court

    It’s about time we get Dalton and Northwest Whitfield against one another again.
    Sure, the two have faced in swimming meets and wrestling contests, but nothing has seemed quite as energetic or passionate as last October’s football classic in Tunnel Hill.

    January 6, 2014 1 Photo

  • Prep roundup: Three still in hunt for state duals

    Rivals Dalton High School and Northwest Whitfield will meet on the wrestling mat with plenty on the line this morning at the Area 7-4A duals in Ellijay at Gilmer High, but both teams will need help in order to have a chance to earn a spot at the state tournament.

    January 3, 2014