Sports

­

Chester Resigns, Takes Buford Job

Stuart Chester, has been a staple of the Cartersville sports program. He was part of the football coaching staff but has mostly been known as the head baseball coach, and a good one at that. During his 21 years at Cartersville, Chester won 532 games which included six state titles. On Tuesday, it was announced that [...]

By |May 23rd, 2017|General, General News, Sports|Comments Off on Chester Resigns, Takes Buford Job

Local Sports Update – Friday, May 19th

The Georgia Highlands Chargers baseball team fell behind early and couldn't come back in a 12-4 loss to East Georgia on Thursday. East Georgia took the lead on a double in the second inning when catcher Michael Pineda doubled with one out in the second inning. East Georgia scored four runs in the seventh inning. The big [...]

By |May 19th, 2017|Sports|Comments Off on Local Sports Update – Friday, May 19th

Local Sports Update: Thursday, May 18th

Wednesday was a long day for the Georgia Highlands College baseball team, as it fell to Columbia State 10-3. Columbia State scored three runs in the eighth inning. The big inning for Columbia State came thanks to a single by freshman Bradley Wilson and a home run by freshman catcher Alex Vazquez. Georgia Highlands collected nine [...]

By |May 18th, 2017|Sports|Comments Off on Local Sports Update: Thursday, May 18th

Local Sports Update: Wednesday, May 17th

Today the Georgia Highlands Chargers will play against Columbia State Community College at noon in the 2017 East Central District Tournament, which is held in Tennessee. The winner of this tournament will earn a berth into the 2017 JUCO World Series, which will be held in Colorado. The Chargers will play tomorrow, no matter the [...]

By |May 17th, 2017|Sports|Comments Off on Local Sports Update: Wednesday, May 17th

Chargers Win GCAA Tournament Championship

The Georgia Highlands Chargers and the  Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (ABAC) Stallions played a taut affair on Saturday, but the Chargers eventually prevailed 8-3 after taking the lead for good in the sixth inning. The game was tied at three with Georgia Highlands College batting in the top of the sixth when there was an [...]

By |May 15th, 2017|Sports|Comments Off on Chargers Win GCAA Tournament Championship

Local Sports Update: Friday, May 12th

Drew Wilson didn't allow a single run as Georgia Highlands College Chargers defeated Andrew College 10-0 on Thursday. Wilson allowed just three hits and induced a fly out from Spencer Nelson to end the game. Nick Piccapietra led Georgia Highlands College Chargers to victory by driving in six runs. He went 2-for-4 at the plate. [...]

By |May 12th, 2017|Sports|Comments Off on Local Sports Update: Friday, May 12th

Local Sports Update: Monday, May 8th

After a scoreless first half at Adams Stadium in Atlanta Saturday night in the Class AAAA state playoff quarterfinals, the Cartersville boys soccer team fell to relentless pressure from Druid Hills by a score of 4-0. Druid Hills scored in the opening minute of the second half, then tacked on two more goals in the [...]

By |May 8th, 2017|Sports|Comments Off on Local Sports Update: Monday, May 8th

Local Sports Update: Monday, April 24th

Villa Rica swept Paulding County in the two-game series last week, which eliminated two Bartow County schools from playoff contention. Cass needed Villa Rica to lose twice and Woodland to win once in order to sneak into the playoffs and those hopes were dashed on Wednesday when Villa Rica had a come-from-behind 6-5 win in [...]

By |April 24th, 2017|Sports|Comments Off on Local Sports Update: Monday, April 24th

Local Sports Update: Thursday, April 20th

Grayson Bagwell tossed a five-hit shutout Wednesday evening as the Woodland Wildcats blanked Hiram 8-0 and stayed alive for the fourth and final state playoff berth in Region 7-5A. Woodland took an early 1-0 lead in the top of the first, added two more runs in the third inning, and scored five runs over the [...]

By |April 20th, 2017|Sports|Comments Off on Local Sports Update: Thursday, April 20th

Local Sports Update: Wednesday, April 19th

Cartersville’s Anthony Seigler homered and tossed a three-hitter Tuesday night at Troup County, but the 2nd-ranked Tigers edged the 5th-ranked Hurricanes 2-1 with a late run and clinched the 2017 Region 5 4-A championship. Troup has region losses to Central-Carrollton and Cedartown but swept two games with both LaGrange and Cartersville. Troup scored the game-winning [...]

By |April 19th, 2017|Sports|Comments Off on Local Sports Update: Wednesday, April 19th