• Prep Roundup: Dalton golf teams in form at Fields Ferry

    Even in wet and muddy conditions, both the Dalton High School boys and girls golf teams are sharpening their games at the right time.
    With the Region 7-4A tournament scheduled in two weeks, both the Catamounts and the Lady Cats finished second during play at the Fields Ferry Invitational in Calhoun on Monday. Despite the soggy conditions, Dalton’s Jacob Brown tied for medalist honors with a 2-over par 74 to lead the Cats to a 313 combined score in the six-play, four-score format. Dalton finished three strokes behind tournament winner LaFayette.

    April 8, 2014

  • DSC tennis 8 mlh.jpg Seasoning the birds: Roadrunners gain experience, taste success on tennis court

    When Dalton State College first began the process of reviving its athletics program, officials didn’t have to look far to find the right people to lead its tennis program.

    April 7, 2014 1 Photo

  • Marty Kirkland: High-stakes series this week for rivals

    There are plenty of reasons why Dalton and Northwest Whitfield have developed a rivalry that brings a bit of intrigue to most athletic contests between the two high schools.

    April 7, 2014

  • Dalton State golfers close season in Fla.

    Dalton State College’s men’s golf team finished ninth Sunday at the Bash at the Beach tournament, which was hosted by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University at the LPGA International Golf Course in Daytona Beach, Fla.

    April 7, 2014

  • Wrestler of the year 2014 2 mlh.jpg All-Area Wrestling Team and Wrestler of the Year: Winning another title was the only goal for Wheeler

    When Dalton High School wrestler Sidney Wheeler won a state title for the first time two years ago as a sophomore, he admitted he became a little complacent about what it would take to replicate the feat — perhaps not noticeably so to most observers, but enough to take success for granted. Wheeler believed it a matter of course that he would win state again, and he thought the second title would simply be the middle child in a high school three-peat.

    April 6, 2014 1 Photo

  • Prep Roundup: Behr finds his stroke in Vidalia

    Dalton High School golfer Allen Behr shot a 3-under-par 69 during the second day of the Indian Invitational in Vidalia to lead the Catamounts to a top-10 finish in the event Saturday.

    April 6, 2014

  • College golf: DSC fifth in tourney

    Dalton State College golfers Tobias Ebner and Tyler Mitchell each shot 2-under-par rounds of 70, and the Roadrunners were seven shots out of the lead after the opening day of the Bash at the Beach Tournament in Daytona Beach, Fla.

    April 6, 2014

  • Disc golf 6  mlh.jpg Tee it up and sling it

    When the Dalton Parks and Recreation Department opened a disc golf course at Heritage Point Park in 2009, the hope was that one day it would serve as a host for events as the sport grew. Now, that will finally happened.

    April 5, 2014 1 Photo

  • Chris Stephens: The boys of summer ready for rec baseball

    The emotions are far-reaching and played out all over baseball diamonds each summer. Fear. Anxiety. Fear. Anticipation. Fear. Excitement.
    But honestly, I have no idea how my son feels about his first baseball season. These are my emotions.

    April 5, 2014

  • Ruritan scramble will be held at Indian Trace

    The 14th annual Spring Place Ruritan Club Golf Tournament is April 12 at Indian Trace Golf Course in Chatsworth.

    April 5, 2014