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Local Sports Update: Monday, January 8th

The Cartersville boys basketball team defeated LaGrange 64-60 on Saturday night to improve to 10-2 on the season and 3-0 in region play. TJ Horton scored 25 points, Perignon Dyer added 15, while Jaylon Pugh [...]

January 8th, 2018|

Reinhardt’s Miller Signs 3-Year Contract

After leading the No. 2 Reinhardt Eagles to a record-breaking season and a national runner-up finish in the 2017 NAIA Football National Championship, first-year head football coach James Miller has reached an agreement on a [...]

December 25th, 2017|

Nelson, Horton Team Up Again

Two Cartersville football players will continue as teammates at the next level. Nyvin Nelson and TJ Horton signed the National Letters of Intent with UT-Chattanooga on Early Signing Day Wednesday morning. Did the fact that [...]

December 20th, 2017|

Turner Signs NLI, Heads to Kansas State

In 2015, former Cartersville tailback Kalin Heath stepped foot at Kansas State. Just three years later, another Cartersville product will do the same. Senior receiver EJ Turner signed his NLI with the Wildcats on Wednesday [...]

December 20th, 2017|

Frye Heads to Bowling Green

Something unknown came to light on Wednesday morning when Cartersville senior tailback Rico Frye signed his National Letter of Intent to play football at Bowling Green. "The journey has been fun," Frye stated. "This has [...]

December 20th, 2017|

Johns Signs With Wake Forest

Several Cartersville Purple Hurricane football players signed their National Letters of Intent on Wednesday morning. One was defensive-end and linebacker Jacorey Johns, who will be taking his talents to Winston-Salem, North Carolina to play for [...]

December 20th, 2017|

Cartersville’s Lawrence Signs NLI

"It's awesome." Those were the first words Cartersville senior quarterback Trevor Lawrence spoke when asked about how he felt about signing his National Letter of Intent with Clemson. "I turned it in early this morning because [...]

December 20th, 2017|

Cartersville Opens Postseason With Win

The Cartersville Purple Hurricanes (11-0, 7-0) won their opening round of the GHSA Class 4-A Football Playoffs on Friday night with a 48-21 victory over the Pickens Dragons. Cartersville came out firing in the first [...]

November 11th, 2017|

Friday Night Mania Winner

Thank you to everyone who participated in Friday Night Mania in its inaugural year! The regular season has come to an end, which means it's time to announce this year's winner of four tickets to [...]

November 7th, 2017|

Canes Capture Region, Lawrence Captures Record

The Cartersville Purple Hurricanes (10-0, 6-0) captured the Region 5 crown on Friday night with a 52-13 win over the Troup County Tigers, on a night that also saw Trevor Lawrence break Deshaun Watson's record [...]

November 4th, 2017|