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Fourth Quarter Dooms Canes In Championship

The Cartersville Purple Hurricanes looked to avenge their loss in last year's playoffs against Blessed Trinity, but a devastating fourth quarter gave the Titans their second straight championship with a 23-9 win. On Cartersville's opening a drive, a tipped interception gave the Titans the ball near midfield. The Cartersville defense stood up to the task [...]

By |December 13th, 2018|Sports|Comments Off on Fourth Quarter Dooms Canes In Championship

Cartersville Championship Game Information

Hello Canes Community, We hope this newsletter finds each of you doing well and excited about our Purple Hurricanes playing for the AAAA State Football Championship on Wednesday, December 12th at 4:30 p.m. at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. We also hope you can come out and show your support for our football team, our band members, our [...]

By |December 4th, 2018|Sports|Comments Off on Cartersville Championship Game Information

Canes Win Thriller, Advance To ‘Ship

The Cartersville Purple Hurricanes advanced to the Class 4-A Championship game for the third time in the past four years with a thrilling 17-14 win over Marist on Friday night at Weinman Stadium. Cartersville scored first with a 26-yard field goal by Oscar Hernandez in the first quarter. Quarterback Tee Webb would give Cartersville a [...]

By |December 1st, 2018|Sports|Comments Off on Canes Win Thriller, Advance To ‘Ship

Cartersville Rallies, Blasts into Semis

After finding themselves down 13 points in the second quarter, the Cartersville Purple Hurricanes rallied to beat the Baldwin Braves 42-13 and advance to the semi-finals of the Class AAAA State Playoffs. The Braves fumbled on their opening drive, but Cartersville turned the ball over on downs after an unsuccessful fake punt, which would come [...]

By |November 24th, 2018|Sports|Comments Off on Cartersville Rallies, Blasts into Semis

High School Sports: Coin Toss for Homefield in Semi-Final Round of Playoffs Goes Canes’ Way

According to Cartersville Athletic Director, Darrell Demastus, the GHSA coin toss to determine homefield advantage in the semi-final round would have the Canes playing at Weinman Stadium. There is work to be done before the result of that coin toss matters. Cartersville has travel to Milledgeville this Friday to play Baldwin, the top seed out [...]

By |November 20th, 2018|General, Headlines, Sports, Stories|Comments Off on High School Sports: Coin Toss for Homefield in Semi-Final Round of Playoffs Goes Canes’ Way

Canes Cruise to Quarter-Finals

The Cartersville Purple Hurricanes football team cruised to an easy 41-7 win over Ridgeland on Friday night to advance to the quarterfinals of the Class 4A state playoffs. After turning the ball over on downs, Cartersville’s Devonte Ross recovered a fumble on Ridgeland’s ensuing drive. 49 yards later, Marcus Gary dove into the end zone [...]

By |November 17th, 2018|Sports|Comments Off on Canes Cruise to Quarter-Finals

Slow Start, Strong Finish For Canes

It was an inauspicious start for the Cartersville Purple Hurricanes, who found themselves down early in the second quarter to Stephens County 7-0, but Cartersville scored 34 unanswered points to win its opening-round matchup and advance to the round of 16. Sloppy play mixed with sloppy atmospheric conditions no doubt played a part with both [...]

By |November 10th, 2018|Sports|Comments Off on Slow Start, Strong Finish For Canes

Cass Falls to Paulding County

Paulding County opened the game up with a 99-yard kickoff returned for a touchdown. Cass responded with a Malik Grimes 69 yard touchdown run to make the score 7-7 with 2:30 remaining in the first quarter. Paulding County added a field goal before halftime to make the score 10-7. The third quarter was a punt [...]

By |November 3rd, 2018|Sports|Comments Off on Cass Falls to Paulding County

Kell’s Offense Overpowers Woodland

Woodland got on the board with a Ronny Ramirez 31 yard field goal. Kell answered quickly with a long drive culminating in a 1-yard touchdown to make it 7-3 with 8 minutes remaining in the first quarter. Kell added to that lead with a 58-yard touchdown pass 14-3 2:38 left in the first quarter. Kell [...]

By |November 3rd, 2018|Sports|Comments Off on Kell’s Offense Overpowers Woodland

Cartersville Downs Troup, Captures Region Title

Cartersville wasted no time jumping in front of Troup on Friday night running back Marcus Gary went 77 yards for a touchdown on the first play from scrimmage. One minute later the Cartersville defense got on the board with an Amari Orr interception returned for a touchdown to make the score 14-0 with 10:44 left [...]

By |November 3rd, 2018|Sports|Comments Off on Cartersville Downs Troup, Captures Region Title