Northwest High School Bruins

Northwest High School Bruins
  • cruse action.jpg Northwest Whitfield's Bayli Cruse still earning state awards

    Bayli Cruse had many individual milestones the Northwest Whitfield softball player wanted to accomplish as a senior.
    There’s nothing wrong with setting your goals high — and even better if you can attain them all.

    January 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • 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

  • 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

  • "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

  • SE at NW  boys bball 1 mlh.jpg Prep basketball: Bruins put it together, top Raiders

    Through the first month-and-a-half of the high school basketball season, Northwest Whitfield’s boys team has battled injuries, all-star football competition and suspensions keeping players off of the court at one time or another.
    It’s led to a team that has been inconsistent at best and completely out of sync at worst.

    January 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • 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

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