Cartersville volleyball won a pair of Region 5-AAAA matches Wednesday night at Chapel Hill High School to improve to 15-2 on the season and 4-0 in region play.

The Lady Canes defeated Troup 25-19, 25-19 and beat Chapel Hill 25-18, 25-13.

Volleyball coach Dustin Cothran credited the play of Catie Heilman, Lauren Wenzell, and Nedu Evans as leaders in Wednesday night’s matches.


The Cartersville softball team improved to 7-8 on the season and 5-3 in region play on Wednesday night with after pitcher Colbi Ballard tossed a five-inning, complete-game, three-hitter Wednesday night to shutout Cedartown, 8-0.

Presley Edwards singled in a run in the second inning to give Cartersville a 1-0 lead. Paris Poston then gave the Lady Canes a 2-0 lead with a second inning sacrifice fly.

In the fourth, Cartersville used four singles, two walks, and a hit by a pitch to secure the win.

The NFL Network started showing a series about the Elite 11 Camp that Cartersville High School quarterback Trevor Lawrence attended in July. He was featured in the first episode on Tuesday night.


Bleacher Report featured former Cartersville athlete Donavan Tate in an article that was released on Tuesday. Tate talks about his career change from baseball to football and all of the trials and tribulations that he has overcome since being the premier athlete he was a decade ago. You can read the full article here.





5:30 – Adairsville vs. Haralson County

5:55 – Cartersville vs. Sandy Creek

6:30 – Woodland vs. Kell

7:00 – Cass vs. Hiram




5:00 – Woodland vs. Cherokee County and Armuchee at Armuchee

5:30 – Cass vs. Model





7:30 – Adairsville at Ringgold

7:30 – Cass at Hiram

7:30 – Woodland vs. Villa Rica