• 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

  • Florida at Rampage 3 mlh.jpg 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.

    April 4, 2014 1 Photo

  • 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.

    April 4, 2014