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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

Friday Night Pick Six Challenge: Week 12

It's the final week of WBHF's Friday Night Pick Six Challenge! Make your selections today for your chance to win a Bobby Cox bobblehead from WBHF! The winner will be announced on Monday.   https://goo.gl/forms/M8YFhnb4dQqKEGCS2

By |November 2nd, 2018|Sports|Comments Off on Friday Night Pick Six Challenge: Week 12

Adairsville Gets Dealt Playoff Blow

The Adairsville Tigers will have to wait until the end of the season, but it appears that they’re playoff hopes were dashed on Friday night with a 31-10 loss to the Ringgold Tigers. Ringgold gave Adairsville several chances to stay in the game, but the Tigers were unable to capitalize. Ringgold missed a 23-yard field [...]

By |October 27th, 2018|Sports|Comments Off on Adairsville Gets Dealt Playoff Blow

Woodland’s Slide Continues Friday

The Woodland Wildcats were unable to overcome some early turnovers on Friday night and fell to East Paulding 17-7. The Wildcats had little trouble moving the ball against the East Paulding defense in the first half, but several first-half turnovers kept Woodland from gaining any footing. East Paulding grabbed an early 10-0 lead with 11:26 [...]

By |October 27th, 2018|Sports|Comments Off on Woodland’s Slide Continues Friday

Tigers Bounce Back

The Adairsville Tigers kept their slim playoff hopes alive on Friday night with a 34-6 win over Murray County. Mason Boswell, Landon Ayers and Malichi Gardner led the team to the victory. Boswell scored on a 6-yard run with just under seven minutes left in the first quarter. The Tigers built up a 20-0 lead [...]

By |October 20th, 2018|Sports|Comments Off on Tigers Bounce Back

Cass Falls to Kell

The Cass Colonels fell to the Kell Longhorns 56-3 on Friday night. Cass kicked a field goal by Kaleb Speights to grab an early 3-0 lead and trailed just 7-3 at the end of the first quarter. The final three quarters belonged to the Longhorns, who outscored the Colonels 49-0 through the remainder of the [...]

By |October 20th, 2018|Sports|Comments Off on Cass Falls to Kell