Bremen 28, Haralson County 14 (Final)
It will be a busy weekend for three local high school softball teams as Central, Bremen and Heard County earned spots in their respective Final Fours in Columbus starting Friday.
There were some impressive wins and some disappointing losses as teams in the west Georgia area opened the season this past weekend after the season was delayed two weeks by the pandemic.
Don’t look now, but the dawn of the 2018 softball season is creeping up and high school coaching staffs from around the state are using these late-July days to shake off the rust and get a glimpse of what they’ll have to work with in the fall.
An already tight Region 5-AA football lineup is set to welcome a long-lost challenger back to the pack this fall, setting up for would could be an all-out melee in the race toward the 2018 Class AA postseason.
Like every year, a comprehensive grasp of fundamentals was the main objective for Helen Akins and her young Heard County High School girls’ basketball team this summer.
Tim Barron has been through enough offseasons in Franklin to understand that in order for a highly successful campaign to manifest in the fall, it requires a meticulous, step-by-step build in the months of June and July.
Two more local stars were crowned on Day 2 of the GHSA Track and Field State Championships on Friday, bringing the grand total to three thus far at Hugh Mills Stadium in Albany.
As the Heard County High School track and field team prepares for its annual trek to Albany, it will serve as a going-out party for a school record-holder and mark the arrival for some of the fresh new talent in the program.
Less than six months removed from being relegated to a hospital bed with gruesome blisters encompassing his entire body, Caden Raines is leading the Heard County High School baseball team into the second round of the Class AA state playoffs.
The Heard County High School baseball team had little trouble pushing through its first-round series in the Class AA state playoffs on Friday, combining for 44 runs in the sweep of KIPP Collegiate.
The Central High School girls' golf team followed up its first-place finish at the Lady Trojan Invitational on Monday evening by sweeping both the Area 4-AAAA and Region 5-AAAA crowns on Tuesday at the LaFayette Golf Course.
The Temple High School girls' tennis team swept its way into the sweet 16 of the Class AA state playoffs on Thursday afternoon, pumping out a 5-0 domination of third-seeded Douglass.
A region championship celebration didn't materialize for the Heard County High School baseball team in its home doubleheader versus Callaway on Friday — but the Braves did manage to end the night in dramatic fashion.
The Temple High School boys' tennis team capped off its perfect run through the regular season by capturing the Region 5-AA Tournament title on Tuesday in a victory over host Heard County in the finals.
Region 5-AA action has played out differently for both the Heard County and Temple high school baseball teams these last few weeks and it showed when they met for a doubleheader at THS on Friday.
The GHSA recently released the 2018 high school football schedules from across the state and the following is a listing of the local teams featuring the who, where and when they'll hit the field on Friday nights this fall.
Just 24 hours after dropping a heartbreaker in region play, the Central High School boys' soccer team regrouped and battled to a draw with Adairsville in a non-region rumble on Tuesday evening at Roy Richards Memorial Stadium.
Getting a sneak peek at some of the top competition for down the road, the Carrollton High School boys' track and field team delivered a dominant display to run away with the Carrollton Invitational on Saturday.
If recent history has taught us anything about the Heard County High School baseball program, it's that the first month of the regular season doesn't bear any significant effect on the final results.
A who's who of local prep track and field athletes gathered at Roy Richards Memorial Stadium on Friday to compete at the Central High School Invitational Under the Lights.
Facing one last test before diving into Region 5-AA action next week, the Heard County High School baseball team experienced a perfect blend of highs and lows versus visiting Brookstone on Saturday.
For the fourth time in program history and second time in the past three years, the Heard County High School weightlifting team hoisted the GACA Class AA state weightlifting title on Saturday in Louisville.
The Bremen High School baseball team captured a 9-6 road rivalry win at Bowdon on Tuesday night, jumping out to a 5-1 lead through two innings and holding on to seal the deal at W.C. Roop Field.