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Area prep roundup: Lady Cats lone local winner in LaFayette
Three local teams entered the fray of tournament basketball Thursday at LaFayette High School’s Medi-Thrift Pharmacy Holiday Classic.
Only one was able to shake off the slumber of a four-day break and find its winning form.
A Look Ahead: Former DHS standout will face ’Runners
Dalton State College’s basketball team is off to a hot start with an 8-1 record in its return to the court as the program’s signature sport. And even after Friday’s 85-61 exhibition loss to Alabama’s Jacksonville State, the buzz around the program is growing as the Roadrunners prepare to host Auburn-Montgomery at the trade center Tuesday night.
But a big part of the crowd expected for the game will be there cheering on the visiting Warhawks — or more likely, cheering on a returning hometown product.
Public invited to welcome softball players back to Dalton
The Softball Players Association begins its second week of competition in the SPA World Championships today at Heritage Point in Dalton.
Senior softball tournaments in town again
The Softball Players Association (SPA) World Championship Tournament begins today in Dalton and continues for parts of the next three weeks.
A Look Ahead: Running takes over the local sports calendar
This week is a big one for runners. Since Dalton State College’s volleyball team is getting lonely as the only sport competing for the school, cross country will finally sprint into the action.
The men’s and women’s squads begin their season at 5 p.m. Friday at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga’s PowerAde Invitational at Moccasin Bend Race Course.
A Look Ahead: North Murray breaking in turf
You’ll hear a lot about Dalton High School’s season-opening football game at Harmon Field on Friday night versus Ringgold. But that night, another local football program has a big new beginning planned.
North Murray will celebrate its new artificial turf field and field house at 7 p.m. at Mountaineer Stadium, with the annual “Black and Gold” scrimmage game following.
The Mountaineers are the second program — after Christian Heritage — to get a turf playing surface at its home field.
A Look Ahead: Teams back on gridiron this week
Thursday marks the first time in 264 days a local high school football team will take the field against another team.
It has been long enough.
Dalton will host Adairsville at 7 p.m. and Christian Heritage will welcome North Murray at 7:30 p.m. in two scrimmages, offering fans a chance for a sneak peak at what their teams will bring to the 2013 season.
A Look Ahead: Ingle’s youth camp to run until Thurs.
If you want a chance to learn from a national championship-winning college basketball coach, this is the week to take advantage of it.
Dalton State College men’s basketball coach Tony Ingle — the winner of a NCAA Division II title as the head coach at Kennesaw State University will host two youth basketball camps starting today at ChristChurch Presbyterian at 510 S. Tibbs Road in Dalton.
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