Prep football: Dalton enters camp well ahead of learning curve
The joke came quick to the lips of Dalton High School football coach Matt Land when asked how the opening day of conditioning for the Catamounts went on Friday.
“We can quit and go home,” Land said. “They have it all figured out.”
Making a trip into town
Frank Thomas was always driven to excel, and that sure served him well.
“I was never that blue-chip prospect,” he said. “I had to outwork my opponents.”
Chris Whitfield: Memories stay with us, and go with them
I still remember the pandemonium that broke out in the dorm at Middle Georgia College in tiny Cochran, Ga., the night of “The Slide” in the 1992 National League Championship Series. It was a fire drill, wall street-buying frenzy and a Roman toga party all in one.
Dalton State College signs PG from Florida
Dalton State College announced signing a Jacksonville, Fla., prep basketball standout to its men’s basketball team.
Totally focused on fútbol
In order to chase his soccer dream and continue to mature and improve in the sport that he loves so much, Dalton High School athlete Eder Mora has decided to make a sacrifice — giving up football.
Chris Whitfield: Football fans may lose, but Mora will win with decision
Throughout my career, I have been lucky enough to see some of the finest athletes this state has ever produced. From professional athletes who went on to the NFL, MLB and the NBA to college washouts who still rank as the finest high school athletes I have ever seen, I have been blessed.
Christian Heritage enters camp with many questions to answer
In the first day of conditioning for local high school football teams, Christian Heritage coach Preston Poag didn’t decide any of the position battles that his team faces this year after losing a strong senior class.
But there will be plenty of those battles to come.
NW hoops star Storey to play for Bob Jones
Caleb Storey, a 2014 graduate of Northwest Whitfield High School, was named to the Bob Jones University men’s basketball team for the upcoming 2014-2015 season.
Three local golfers to play in GSGA match
Dalton boys golfers Hardin Chambless and Landon Painter and Chatsworth’s Tori Owens will represent northwest Georgia in the Georgia State Golf Association’s Junior Sectional Challenge Match on Sunday and Monday at The Landings Golf Club in Savannah.
Conditioning for success
Local high school football teams have had voluntary workouts, seven-on-seven drills and other practices and camps throughout the summer.
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