Area Sports

Chattooga Will Scrimmage Tonight With Cedartown Bulldogs

By GENE ESPY Editor The Chattooga Indians will play a scrimmage game at Cedartown against the AAAA Bulldogs at 7:30 p.m.. The Bulldogs play in Region 5AAAA. Doyle Kelley is the head coach. They ended the season last year 5-6, losing to St. Pius X Catholic 38-6 in the playoffs. “I don’t know how many…

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Marksmanship Clinic Offered at Chattooga County Wildlife Club

Project Appleseed Rifle Marksmanship Clinic Offered at Chattooga County Wildlife Club in Summerville, Georgia – October 12th – 13th. In today’s world of 24-hour news cycles, changing technologies and push-button gratification it is a challenge to stay connected to the values that our great country was built on. Ideals such as integrity, commitment and personal…

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Squirrels: The two species in Georgia

Both gray and fox squirrels can be found throughout Georgia. The gray squirrel, abundant in both rural and urban areas is the most common species. Though mostly associated with hardwood forests, grays also can be found in mixed pine/hardwood forests. Predominantly gray, with white underparts, gray squirrels appear more slender-bodied than fox squirrels, weighing anywhere…

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SQUIRREL HUNTING SEASON OPENS AUGUST 15

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (August 2, 2019) – Time to hit the woods in pursuit of Ole Bushytail! Squirrel hunting season provides the first opportunity of the year to start replenishing that meat in the freezer, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. Unlike some big game hunts, the pursuit of squirrels…

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BETTING ON BASS: GET A GEORGIA BASS SLAM

SOCIAL CIRCLE, GA (July 18, 2019) – Catch five different bass species and you have a Georgia Bass Slam! This program recognizes anglers with the knowledge and skill to catch different species of bass in a variety of habitats across the state, while also stimulating interest in the conservation and management of black bass and…

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ANGLING FOR CATFISH EQUALS SUMMERTIME AT ITS BEST

  SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (July 18, 2019) – Have you really and truly lived a good southern life if you haven’t spent a whole day fishing and then fried up a “mess” of catfish for dinner? Catfishing provides great opportunities for new and experienced anglers, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division.…

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FIND A GEORGIA PUBLIC FISHING AREA FOR FAMILY FUN

  SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (July 18, 2019) – If you are searching for a new place to fish, be sure to start with one of Georgia’s 10 available public fishing areas (PFA)! PFAs are managed for fishing by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division, and most offer additional opportunities to entertain the…

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PILOT WHALES BEACH THEMSELVES ON ST. SIMONS ISLAND

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (July 17, 2019) – Multiple Pilot whales (Globicephala melas) repeatedly beached themselves on Georgia’s St. Simons Island today, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources. “While stranding is a known natural occurrence, the only thing we can do is to continue pushing them out to sea,” says Wildlife Biologist Clay George.…

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Chris Willis Explains Why Rec Ball Seasons Shorter

The baseball season is now shorter in recreational youth baseball leagues, according to Summerville Recreation Center employee Chris Willis. This year Summerville had about 23 teams. They played local teams as well as LaFayette teams. “How many kids did you have this year in ball? Up or down?” Councilman David Ford asked the rec employee.…

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Daughter Of Former Trionite Serves As Bat Girl At WCWS

Ryn McCormick, 10, Edmond, Okla. recently had the adventure of a lifetime serving as a bat girl during the 2019 Women’s College World Series (WCWS). After reaching out to the NCAA organization to see if they even allow or offer the opportunity for girls to be bat girls, Ryn was among many young girls placed…

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