Sports

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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 [...]

December 13th, 2018|

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 [...]

December 4th, 2018|

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 [...]

December 1st, 2018|

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 [...]

November 24th, 2018|

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 [...]

November 20th, 2018|

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, [...]

November 17th, 2018|

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 [...]

November 10th, 2018|

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 [...]

November 3rd, 2018|

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 [...]

November 3rd, 2018|

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 [...]

November 3rd, 2018|