X-citement for X-League
Who will be the first to win the “X-dash?” Which team will benefit first from the “X-spot” or “X-bonus?”
Those questions are yet to be answered, but one thing is set. The Georgia Rampage and the city of Dalton are billed high on the casting sheet for the first X-League game.
Prep roundup: Dalton boys golfers finish second at Windstone tournament
The Dalton boys golf team was the top finisher among local teams and finished second to 2012 Class 5A state champions Milton in the Snow Tiger Invitational tournament at Windstone Golf Club in Ringgold.
Lacrosse team opens season with 4-1 win
The Dalton Rebel Lacrosse middle school team won 4-1 Saturday at Lakeshore Park against Soddy Daisy.
Soccer roundup: Late first half goal pushes Raiders past rival NW Whitfield
Considering the events of last season’s Georgia High School Association Class 4A boys soccer state tournament, Northwest Whitfield had plenty of motivation entering Friday’s rivalry match against Southeast Whitfield.
Once the match started, the Raiders looked like the motivated bunch.
Baseball roundup: Northwest pounds on Creek, 11-0
Northwest Whitfield High School baseball coach Todd Middleton has been around the game long enough to know he can wait on his team’s hitting to improve if the pitching and defense are good.
Two out of three have been more than enough for the Bruins so far this season.
Tournament ups the stakes for area’s top golfers
Even with its tremendous success, organizers of the Roman Open charity golf tournament are always looking for new ways to improve on an event that has raised more than $1 million for local charitable organizations.
Dalton boys sweep, girls split on road
The Dalton High School boys and girls tennis teams evened their season records to 2-2 with a pair of matches Friday in Carrollton.
Area prep roundup: Colts soccer improves to 4-0
VARNELL — Entering this high school soccer season, fans around the state knew about the power of the boys programs at Dalton, Northwest Whitfield and Southeast Whitfield. The three schools were all Class 4A semifinalists last season, with Dalton beating Southeast for the state championship.
Loran Smith: A doggone good time at the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame
Here last weekend, some very outstanding men, one woman and one mascot were honored by the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame. Actually, it was not a mascot who was honored but his master. You likely know about Uga, the University of Georgia’s mascot, as well as his owner, Sonny Seiler.
Jamie Jones: Bracing for Impact
Here are the notes and news items from the week in pro wrestling: Fear not, John Cena fans. The person who you can’t see wasn’t actually injured during Monday night “Raw.”
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