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Local Sports Update: Thursday, February 23rd

The Cartersville Purple Hurricanes beat the Walton Raiders 10-1 on Wednesday night, the preseason No. 9 team in the nation according to Perfect Game USA. The game was originally scheduled to be played at Walton, but was moved to LakePoint due to wet field conditions at the Cobb County school. The Canes posted six runs [...]

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Local Sports Update: Monday, February 20th

The Cass Lady Colonels fell to Columbia in the first round of the GHSA basketball playoffs on Friday night by a score of 60-41. The Lady Colonels led by three at the half, but Columbia would outscore Cass by 22 points in the second half, including 26-11 in the fourth quarter. Cass was led by [...]

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Local Sports Update: Friday, February 17th

The Georgia Highlands College baseball team evened its season record at 4-4 with a 6-5 win over Bryant & Stratton College to sweep the two-game series Thursday night. Brandon Bell tripled to lead off the bottom of the seventh with the game tied 5-5. He later scored on an error that resulted from an outfield [...]

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Local Sports Update: Thursday, February 16th

The Cass baseball team rallied for eight runs in the bottom of the second inning Wednesday to take a 9-2 lead over visiting Gilmer. The Colonels then held on down the stretch for an 11-6 non-region win. Clay Means went 4-for-4 with a pair of doubles and three RBIs in the leadoff spot to lead [...]

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Local Sports Update: Wednesday, February 15th

Cartersville won an impressive season opener Tuesday night at 8th-ranked Johns Creek. Anthony Seigler played an important role on the mound and at the plate as the Hurricanes edged the Gladiators, 4-3. Seigler lined a home run over the wall in left field for a 1-0 lead in the top of the first inning, but Johns Creek [...]

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Local Sports Update: Tuesday, February 14th

The Woodland Wildcats defeated the Adairsville Tigers 11-1 to open up the season for both schools on Monday night. The game was tied at one after three innings, but Woodland attacked the Adairsville bullpen for 10 runs in innings four and five to grab the victory after 4.2 innings of play.   Today 5:00 Cartersville [...]

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Local Sports Update: Monday

The Georgia Highlands College baseball team was swept by Walters State in last weekend’s three-game series at LakePoint Sporting Community. The Chargers fell in Saturday’s doubleheader 1-0 and 2-1, before falling on Sunday 12-3. Georgia Highlands is now 2-4 through the season’s first six games. The basketball tournament is just about set, with only times [...]

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Local Sports Update: Thursday, February 9th

The Cartersville Purple Hurricanes boy’s basketball team clinched a spot in the postseason with a come-from-behind 65-61 win against Chapel Hill on Tuesday night. JKobe Orr had 21 points, 15 rebounds and four steals for Cartersville, T.J. Horton finished with 13 points, seven rebounds, four assists and three steals, and Jaylon Pugh added 12 points [...]

By |February 9th, 2017|Sports|Comments Off on Local Sports Update: Thursday, February 9th

Time for a Joe Tilley Show edition of Bartow’s Morning News

Good morning and welcome to a special Joe Tilley Thursday edition of Bartow's Morning News, bringing you the best in news, weather, traffic and sports on your award-winning community radio station. Before we get to Joe, at 7:40AM, we will be joined by Brad Cothran, Public Information Officer with Bartow County EMS to discuss the Coverdale Stroke [...]

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Local Sports Update: Wednesday, February 1st

The Cass girls fell to 18-5 on the season and 11-4 in region play with a 62-27 loss to Carrollton Tuesday night. Many thought Cass was no match for the No. 4 team in Class 5A. Cass has already clinched third place in Region 7-AAAAA, and will just have to beat the No. 6 seed [...]

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