January 29, 2014

Basketball is off, snowballs on for area sports

From Staff Reports
sports@daltoncitizen.com

— All high school sports events scheduled for Tuesday involving teams in Murray and Whitfield counties were postponed due to the wintry weather conditions.

All public schools in Murray and Whitfield counties ended school early and those schools’ athletic games were called off, as was Christian Heritage's sports events.

Murray County’s basketball games at Coosa have been rescheduled for Saturday, with the junior varsity boys playing at 1:30 p.m., the varsity girls at 3 p.m. and the varsity boys at 4:30 p.m.

The boys and girls swimming and diving meet at Dalton High School between the host Cata-mounts and Lady Cats, Northwest Whitfield and Chattanooga’s Notre Dame has been rescheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday.

Other high school basketball games scheduled for today were: Christian Heritage at Gordon Lee; Cartersville at Coahulla Creek; North Murray at Sonoraville; Dalton at Northwest; Morris Innovative at Chattooga; and Southeast Whitfield at Heritage-Catoosa.

Murray County High School’s wrestling team also was scheduled to compete in duals at Ringgold against the host Tigers and LaFayette. But with the Area 3-2A traditional tournament coming up this weekend, there are no plans to reschedule the event.

In college sports, Dalton State’s home game today against Marietta’s Life University has been rescheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday at the trade center. It’s one of three home games remaining for the Roadrunners, who host homecoming at 4 p.m. Saturday at the trade center against Allen University of Columbia, S.C.

Other makeup dates and times will be reported as The Daily Citizen learns of them. Coaches and athletic directors with information on makeup contests should call (706) 272-7742 or write to sports

@daltoncitizen.com.