Area Sports

Column: Just A Thought

By DARRIN SMITH I’ve reached an age where it has become painfully obvious to me that my physical abilities have begun to diminish. This has been true for several years, but it’s been a slow progress that has snuck up on me without my notice. I suppose I’ve known it for a while subconsciously but…

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Jarrett Wins His Triple Crown

By DARRIN SMITH Sportswriter Two years ago, Chattooga’s Griffin Jarrett told The News his goal was to become the only Indian to ever win four state championships. At the time he made the statement, he had just won his first as a freshman. Last week, Jarrett completed the third leg of fulfilling his goal as…

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CHS Indians Go 4-1 On Season After Defeating Darlington, 6-2

  By DARRIN SMITH Sportswriter The Chattooga Indians hosted Darlington on Tuesday at Old Timers Field. They were not gracious hosts as the rolled over the Tigers 6-2 to improve to 4-1 on the young season. The Indians struck early with one in the first when Dexter Brown drove home Brennon Whitlock with an RBI…

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Chattooga Tennis Teams Wins One, Loses One During Week

  By DARRIN SMITH Sportswriter The Chattooga tennis team played two matches this week with very different results. First, they hosted Model on Monday and didn’t fare well on the day with the girls falling 1-4 and the boys going down with the same score. For the girls the lone win came from second doubles,…

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Indians Hold Off Douglass To Advance To Sweet-16

  By DARRIN SMITH Sportswriter After the Lady Indians pulled off the come from behind win against a feisty Therrell team, Tribe Pride Arena was already rocking when the Indians hit the floor for warm-ups. When Fredrick Douglass High School from South Atlanta’s players hit the floor, they looked to be an impressive opponent. With…

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Isaac Thomas Sets Two Records

Isaac Thomas, a senior on the Georgia College men’s basketball team, broke two records in one game in the team’s win over Flagler College, 77-47. The former Trion Bulldog broke the Peach Belt Conference career rebounds of 866. Two rebounds later, he broke the Georgia College record of 868. For the evening, Thomas finished with…

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