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Canes Late Rally Falls Short In State Championship

A late ninth-inning rally wasn't enough to undo a five-run first inning by the Jefferson Dragons, as the Cartersville Purple Hurricanes baseball team fell in the decisive third game of the series 6-3, and lost the series 2-1. Cohen Wilbanks drew the start for Cartersville, but was unable to escape the first inning as the [...]

By |May 24th, 2018|Sports|Comments Off on Canes Late Rally Falls Short In State Championship

Opportunistic Canes Force Game 3

After falling in Game 1 against the Jefferson Dragons, the Cartersville Purple Hurricanes took advantage of seven walks, two hit batters, and seven Dragon errors to force a Game 3 on Wednesday after Game 2's 9-3 victory. With its back against the wall, Cartersville sent its star player Anthony Seigler on the mound. The senior [...]

By |May 22nd, 2018|General, Sports|Comments Off on Opportunistic Canes Force Game 3

Jefferson’s Big First Inning Pushes Canes Towards Elimination

A four-run first inning put the Cartersville Purple Hurricanes in a sizeable hole against Jefferson's Dragons ace Patrick Hickocks. The Canes, however, weren't done. Cartersville trailed 5-0 entering the final two innings, but pushed across four runs and had the tying run at second base in the top of the seventh, but Mason Barnett's line [...]

By |May 21st, 2018|Sports|Comments Off on Jefferson’s Big First Inning Pushes Canes Towards Elimination

Relive Cartersville Baseball’s Wins Over Heritage

If you missed out on an exciting two games on Tuesday between the Cartersville Purple Hurricanes and Heritage Generals, you can relive the play-by-play of the entire game with WBHF's Kevin Pate and Mike Fields. Click on the appropriate links for each game and make sure you get your tickets and bring your radios to [...]

By |May 16th, 2018|Sports|Comments Off on Relive Cartersville Baseball’s Wins Over Heritage

Wilbanks, Seigler Lead Canes to Title Game

Behind Cohen Wilbanks' strong six innings of work and three runs scored by Anthony Seigler, the Cartersville Purple Hurricanes baseball team upended the Heritage Generals by a score of 10-2 to secure its spot in Monday's championship against Jefferson. The Generals scored first in the bottom of the first inning to grab an early 2-0 [...]

By |May 16th, 2018|Sports|Comments Off on Wilbanks, Seigler Lead Canes to Title Game

Cartersville Bests Wilcox, Heritage

A few seeing-eye singles put the Heritage Generals on top 2-0 in the top of the first inning, and with a talent like Cole Wilcox on the mound, that lead could seem insurmountable. Not for Jake Gooch and the Cartersville Purple Hurricanes, however. Gooch's two-run home run in the bottom of the first tied the [...]

By |May 15th, 2018|Sports|Comments Off on Cartersville Bests Wilcox, Heritage

Gooch, Warner Power Canes to Final Four

Behind Cohen Wilbanks strong, four innings of work, the Cartersville Purple Hurricanes advanced to the Final Four of the GHSA Baseball Playoffs following an 11-1 win in Game 2. The Cartersville offense scored three runs in the first two innings but exploded for eight runs in the final two innings of play. Anthony Seigler walked [...]

By |May 10th, 2018|General, Sports|Comments Off on Gooch, Warner Power Canes to Final Four

Mason, Morris Shutout Spalding

With last week's series win over Marist, the Cartersville baseball team advanced to the quarterfinals for a matchup against fourth-seeded Spalding. The fans were treated with excellent pitching performances, but Cartersville emerged victorious with a 2-0 win. Mason Barnett tossed 5.2 innings and allowed just two hits and three walks while striking out eight Jaguars. Junior [...]

By |May 9th, 2018|Sports|Comments Off on Mason, Morris Shutout Spalding

Adairsville Swept, Eliminated

The Adairsville baseball team was swept by Pace Academy at home on Friday by 17-1 and 4-0 to fall out of the GHSA 3-A Playoffs. The Tigers earned the No. 2 seed out of region six, but could not keep up with the high-powered Knight offense in the opening round. Adairsville finishes its successful 2018 [...]

By |April 28th, 2018|Sports|Comments Off on Adairsville Swept, Eliminated

Cartersville Sweeps Pickens, Advances to Second Round

The Cartersville baseball team swept the Pickens Dragons on Friday night by scores of 5-1 and 12-0 to earn a bid into the second round of the GHSA 4-A Playoffs. In Game One, RHP Mason Barnett and Gage Morris combined to toss seven innings allowing one unearned run, scattering five hits and striking out 12 [...]

By |April 28th, 2018|General, Sports|Comments Off on Cartersville Sweeps Pickens, Advances to Second Round