First win proves elusive
The Georgia Rampage needed its defense to make one stop Thursday and give the offense a chance to win.
That stop never came, and the Florida Marine Raiders added to the Rampage’s early troubles in the 2014 X-League season.
The visiting Raiders won 55-27 at the trade center to drop the Rampage, Dalton’s professional indoor football team, to 0-3.
Prep Roundup: N. Murray’s offense shut down by Canes
North Murray High School’s baseball team may not be among the group tied for first place in Region 5-3A, but the Mountain-eers are sitting fairly comfortably in fourth place.
If the regular season ended today, that would still put North Murray in the state playoffs for the first time.
Tom Lindley: Tough calls part of the job for refs
Florida brings Scottie Wilbeken to the Final Four with championship hopes. Kentucky has Julius Randle, Wisconsin features Frank Kaminsky and Connecticut will be a tough out as long as Shabazz Napier has the ball.
Area prep baseball roundup: Bruins take two of three from Raiders
A day after Northwest Whitfield and Southeast Whitfield combined for 30 runs in a high school baseball doubleheader, pitching stood out more in the third game of the Sub-region 7B-4A series.
Georgia Rampage: Former Yellow Jacket catching on quickly
Jerrard Tarrant had not played organized football in three years.
Dalton's Lowery in top five of flight at GSGA tourney
Dalton’s Ron Lowery opened with an 83 Wednesday and is tied for fourth place in his flight at the Georgia Super Senior Championship.
DMS track teams win at home
Dalton Middle School’s boys and girls track and field teams both took first in their final home meet of the season this past Thursday, topping competitors from Heritage-Catoosa, Gladden and Christian Heritage at Dalton High School.
"After Deadline" sports podcast - April 2, 2014 (free)
This week on “After Deadline,” sports writers Devin Golden and Chris Whitfield discuss The Daily Citizen’s 2013-14 All-Area Wrestling Team, which will be released Sunday, and some of the difficulties the sports staff has when trying to recognize the best athletes in each sport while sticking to the team concept.
Rivals split the bill
Whitfield County rivals Southeast and Northwest both came away from Tuesday’s Sub-region 7B-4A doubleheader with wins.
Prep roundup: Coahulla Creek baseball needs a jolt at the plate
Coahulla Creek High School’s baseball team didn’t have enough offense against Adairsville on Tuesday.
Eventually, the Colts will need to find some if they’re going to climb back into the Region 5-3A race.
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