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.”
Tom Lindley: In rough NFL, cleaning up language will be a dirty job
As I walked the sidelines of a professional football game, my ears were filled with a barrage of profanity the likes of which I’d never heard. There’s no use repeating the language here because no newspaper in the country would print it.
Extra innings: North Murray softball catcher Stafford signs with ABAC
North Murray High School senior Samantha Stafford already knew she wanted to study at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (ABAC) in Tifton.
Getting to play softball there is a bonus.
Chris Whitfield: Morrow is just the latest area golf success story
With such outstanding private and public facilities around northwest Georgia, it is easy to understand the popularity of youth golf in the area and the success those programs generate.
Local standouts earn all-region honors for 7-4A, 7-2A
The All-Region 7-4A Basketball Teams include five players from high schools in Whitfield County.
Area prep roundup: Colts tennis wins again
Coahulla Creek High School’s boys tennis team won its fourth straight match to start the season, picking up a 4-1 victory at Cartersville in Region 5-3A play on Wednesday.
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