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2018

AUGUST 18 – Wildcats lose first regular season game in three years on field goal as time expires
AUGUST 18 – RECAP: Towns County wins third straight over rivals Hayesville
AUGUST 17 – Friday Night Scores & Recaps
AUGUST 17 – Dawson County rolls the dice, notches last minute touchdown to edge Habersham [VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS]
AUGUST 17 – GAME OF THE WEEK: Habersham Central vs Dawson County
AUGUST 17 – WEEK ZERO PREVIEW & PREDICTIONS
AUGUST 16 – New-look Indians, despite massive turnover, will still find a way to win [VIDEO]
AUGUST 15 – Lady Leopards with newfound power, surge to 4-0 start [VIDEO]
AUGUST 15 – Banks County accepts BLITZ Cup, aims to defend trophy this year
AUGUST 15 – Stephens, Jefferson named “All-Century” teams; Commerce on cusp
AUGUST 14 – Banks’ Bowen, Union’s Arnold named BLITZ Players of the Week
AUGUST 13 – Trio of local football teams among top-10 in state rankings
AUGUST 13 – Stephens, Banks debut in state rankings
AUGUST 10 – Local Football Scores: Scrimmages
AUGUST 10 – New chapter, same story for high-powered Wildcats in blowout scrimmage win
AUGUST 10 – Haynes throws two TDs in Warriors win over Stephens [VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS]
AUGUST 10 – Game of the Week: White vs Stephens
AUGUST 10 – Commerce Tigers’ Caleb Mason, Levi Pate named preseason all-state
AUGUST 9 – Scrimmage Previews: Local teams get final tune up
AUGUST 9 – Habersham & Union split opening two-game set
AUGUST 8 – Cokely’s Warriors ready to repeat historic season [VIDEO]
AUGUST 8 – Unsung heroes Lovell and Webb at the core of Rabun’s success
AUGUST 8 – Former Raider McCoy finishes third in recent tournament with 21-under score
AUGUST 8 – Rabun’s Austin Jones named preseason all-state in class 2A
AUGUST 7 – Lumpkin softball moves to 2-0 in slugfest win over Christian Heritage
AUGUST 7 – Whitfield, Stephens County drops season-opener in pitcher’s duel
AUGUST 7 – Luttrell, Clark named pre-season all-state in respective classes
AUGUST 1 – Preseason BLITZ Softball Power Rankings
JULY 30 – Preseason BLITZ Football Power Rankings
JULY 25 – College Spotlight: Jefferson alum Dontae Wilson eyes starting role after solid freshman season
JULY 23 – Shaw’s QB prodigy line continues with Rabun freshman Stockton
JULY 20 – 2018 composite football schedules for local teams
JULY 19 – Raiders seek to break through in Harrison’s fourth season [VIDEO]
JULY 18 – 44 named to BLITZ Football Player of the Year watch list
JULY 7 – Adams brilliant in win at Gwinnett
JULY 4 – Heavily recruited athlete Jones picks Furman over Army-West Point
JULY 2 – Gridiron Coaches & Their Pedigrees
JULY 1 – BLITZ Season 10 Video Released
JUNE 25 – Banks County’s Bowen makes commitment to Georgia College (Q&A)
JUNE 24 – Tallulah Falls star bass fishing team ends season in growth mode
JUNE 18 – Former Leopards pitcher enjoying professional Canadian baseball success
JUNE 13 – Spencer Adams called up to AAA Charlotte, one step from majors
JUNE 13 – BLITZ Hall of Fame Class of 2018: 62 Inductees
JUNE 8 – White County alum David Sosebee earns AA promotion, throws reliever ‘no-hitter’
JUNE 6 – Former Warriors standout Spencer Adams brilliant in last two starts for AA Birmingham Barons
JUNE 4 – VOTING IS OPEN: Cast your votes for BLITZ Hall of Fame
JUNE 1 – White County long-time hoops, cross country coach Borg heading to North Hall
MAY 31 – White County girls golf & Rabun boys track & field immortalized in BLITZ Team Hall of Fame
MAY 30 – BLITZ Spring Sports Teams of the Year
MAY 29 – Banks County wins its first-ever BLITZ Cup Championship
MAY 28 – Baseball Player of the Year: Palmer Sapp
MAY 28 – Girls Soccer Player of the Year: Brooke Barrett
MAY 28 – Boys Soccer Player of the Year: Chris Keys
MAY 27 – All-Region 8-AAAA Baseball Team Announced
MAY 27 – Habersham’s Cooper Roland reflects on career, future at TMU
MAY 26 – Girls Golfer of the Year: Caroline & Catie Craig
MAY 26 – Girls T&F Athlete of the Year: Anna Davis & Rachel Gearing
MAY 26 – Girls Tennis Player of the Year: Chloe Smith
MAY 25 – Boys Tennis Player of the Year: Gabe Martin
MAY 25 – Boys Golfer of the Year: Chase Williams
MAY 25 – Boys T&F Athlete of the Year: Guy Gober
MAY 24 – Spring sports Player of the Year announcements & other awards coming soon
MAY 24 – Five girls named finalists for BLITZ Golfer of the Year
MAY 24 – BLITZ names quartet of Boys Golfer of the Year Finalists
MAY 23 – BLITZ Girls Golfer of the Year Nominees announced
MAY 23 – BLITZ Boys Golfer of the Year Nominees announced
MAY 22 – White County’s Catie Craig wins individual state title, Lady Warriors third [FULL GOLF RECAP]
MAY 22 – A Tiger’s Tale: Will Anglin returns to Dawson County
MAY 21 – Rabun girls fourth at close of opening round of 2A tournament
MAY 21 – Commerce girls third, Towns boys fourth after day one on the links
MAY 21 – White County girls in fourth after opening day of state tournament
MAY 15 – Five state championships between the trio of Davis, Gober & Massey earns them all Player of the Week honors
MAY 14 – Finalists Announced for Girls Track & Field Athlete of the Year
MAY 13 – Boys Track & Field Athlete of the Year Finalists Named
MAY 12 – Girls Track & Field Athlete of the Year Nominees Announced
MAY 12 – Boys Track & Field Athlete of the Year Nominees Announced
MAY 12 – Tallulah Falls’ Anna Davis wins two state titles, two others runner-up in final day of action [DAY THREE RECAP]
MAY 11 – Guy Gober does it again with second state title! Four others earn runner-up finishes [DAY TWO RECAP]
MAY 11 – All-Region 7-AAA baseball nets four local players first team honors
MAY 11 – Stephens County girls soccer nets two on All-Region team
MAY 11 – College Spotlight: Jessica Morgan making immediate impact for UGA just months after leaving White County 
MAY 11 – Boys & Girls Soccer All-Region 7-AAA team announced
MAY 11 – Rabun’s Gober & Commerce’s Massey are State Champs; many locals on podium [DAY ONE RECAP]
MAY 10 – Towns’ coach John Cornett and D-I star Brooke Barrett reflect on historic season for Lady Indians [VIDEO]
MAY 10 – Tigers baseball still hurting, but looking to future of program [VIDEO]
MAY 9 – 2018 Track & Field State Championships Preview
MAY 9 – Commerce junior Welch blasts two homers, earns Player of the Week
MAY 8 – Commerce Tigers close season in heart-breaking game three extra-inning loss
MAY 7 – Dawson’s Kaylee Sticker announces commitment to Clemson
MAY 4 – Raiders’ Akridge named Region 8-6A Coach of the Year; Jones, Ingle, Irvin all honored on all-region team
MAY 3 – Stephens County hosting tennis tournament in late June
MAY 3 – Five boys named Soccer Player of the Year Finalists
MAY 3 – BLITZ names six finalists for Girls Soccer Player of the Year
MAY 3 – Complete Area Golf Results
MAY 3 – Playoffs on the Diamond: Sweet 16 Previews
MAY 2 – BREAKING: Legal injunction on GHSA halts baseball 1A state playoffs
MAY 2 – 2018 BLITZ Baseball Player of the Year Finalists
MAY 2 – Tallulah Falls girls golf wins area title
MAY 2 – BLITZ Girls Soccer Player of the Year Nominees
MAY 1 – Lady Warriors’ dream season continues with quarterfinals berth
MAY 1 – Former Dawson standout Harley Vaughan making dreams a reality with Falcons invite
MAY 1 – BLITZ Boys Soccer Player of the Year Nominees
MAY 1 – Baseball coaches name All-Region 8-A team
MAY 1 – Playoffs on the Pitch: Sweet 16 Previews
APRIL 30 – BLITZ Girls Tennis Player of the Year Finalists
APRIL 30 – BLITZ Boys Tennis Player of the Year Finalists
APRIL 28 – Commerce Tigers move on to Sweet 16 on the back of explosive offense
APRIL 27 – Dawson boys and girls move on after first round wins
APRIL 27 – Rabun sweeps past Rockmart in opening round of state playoffs, advances to Sweet 16
APRIL 27 – Lady Warriors get late, dramatic goal in overtime to advance to Sweet 16
APRIL 27 – Lumpkin shuts out Morgan County to advance to Sweet 16
APRIL 27 – BLITZ Baseball Player of the Year Nominees
APRIL 26 – Union County girls claim third straight title, Dawson girls also notch state bid
APRIL 26 – Lady Indians cruise into Sweet 16 with 5-0 road win
APRIL 26 – BLITZ Boys Tennis Player of the Year Nominees
APRIL 26 – BLITZ Girls Tennis Player of the Year Nominees
APRIL 26 – Playoffs on the diamond: Round 1 Previews
APRIL 26 – Banks County tennis sweeps into state quarterfinals
APRIL 25 – Pierce sprints his way to Player of the Week
APRIL 25 – Playoffs on the pitch: Round 1 Previews
APRIL 21 – Banks boys region champs; girls third while Rabun girls runner-up, boys third (8-AA Recap)
APRIL 20 – Dawson boys & girls take second in Region 7-AAA; Lumpkin, Union do well (Region Recap)
APRIL 19 – Jarred Jones powers his way to Player of the Week
APRIL 19 – Commerce boys Area 4 Champions, girls take fourth
APRIL 19 – Stephens County punches playoff ticket
APRIL 19 – Jones’ two homers power Raiders past Dacula, sets up winner-take-all
APRIL 18 – Gearing, Lepkoske Players of the Week following region championships
APRIL 18 – Leopards, Lady Leopards advance to Sweet 16
APRIL 17 – Indians on cusp of state playoffs with Monday’s blowout win over St. Pius
APRIL 17 – Raiders drop heartbreaker in extras, must win out
APRIL 17 – White County boys, girls finish runner-up in 7-AAAA
APRIL 16 – Pitch Update: Where each team stands entering final week
APRIL 16 – Diamond Update: Where each team stands entering final week
APRIL 15 – Former Dawson standout softballer Simpson switching gears to another sport
APRIL 14 – Raiders take rubber match from Lanier, sets up dramatic finale of winner-take-all
APRIL 14 – Dawson County keeps playoff hopes alive with blowout win over East Hall
APRIL 14 – Leopards’ playoff hopes dashed in decisive games with Oglethorpe
APRIL 13 – Rabun splits with Social Circle, clears up playoff seeding (somewhat) 
APRIL 13 – Do-or-die time for local baseball
APRIL 13 – Tennis state tourney matches set
APRIL 13 – Tallulah Falls track & field excels in Rust Buster Invite
APRIL 12 – CALLING NOMINATIONS for BLITZ Hall of Fame
APRIL 12 – Banks freshman Chloe Smith leads Lady Leopards to region title, earns POW award
APRIL 12 – Banks, Lumpkin teams advance to state. Habersham girls, White Co boys also
APRIL 12 – Banks hoops trio put pen to paper
APRIL 12 – College Spotlight: Webb, former Habersham softball standout, wins Peach Belt Player of the Week
APRIL 11 – TFS varsity girls’ golf team continues success
APRIL 11 – Baseball Power Rankings: April
APRIL 11 – Boys/Girls Soccer Power Rankings: April
APRIL 9 – College Spotlight: Laken Chambers seeing success on the diamond at UNG
APRIL 7 – Ben McGinnis runs his way to BLITZ Player of the Week, earns fan votes
APRIL 6 – Indians’ star pitchers aim for deep playoff run [VIDEO]
MARCH 30 – Not so fast…Commerce coach Michael Brown withdraws letter of resignation
MARCH 29 – Commerce football joins coaching search after shocking departure of Michael Brown
MARCH 29 – Dawson girls win top-10 matchup against rivals Lumpkin in PKs
MARCH 28 – Dawson’s Sticker and Rabun’s Stockton play in GACA North-South Junior All-Star Game
MARCH 28 – Stephens County junior Dawson Sorrells named BLITZ Player of the Week
MARCH 26 – Stephens County Indians continue historic 2018 season with dramatic week
MARCH 23 – Banks County’s Cheatham resigns, heads to Fannin County
MARCH 23 – Banks’ Hughes named BLITZ Player of the Week
MARCH 22 – Banks tennis finishes regular season with combined 20 wins
MARCH 21 – Baseball Power Rankings: Mid-Season
MARCH 21 – Boys/Girls Soccer Power Rankings: Mid-Season
MARCH 19 – Rabun’s Stockton, Banks’ Smith, Dawson’s Sticker all earn all-state recognition
MARCH 16 – Trio of locals named BLITZ Player of the Week
MARCH 15 – Two Goals: Bella Ramey’s sights set on career goals mark and making state for Lady Warriors [VIDEO]
MARCH 14 – Banks’ Orr, Cleveland, Bonds garner All-State 2A recognition
MARCH 13 – TFS bass fishing team wins big at Lake Hartwell
MARCH 13 – Banks County tennis on a roll [VIDEO]
MARCH 9 – Carter, Stephens Co soccer seeking first playoff trip since 2013 [VIDEO]
MARCH 7 – TFS varsity track & field team excels at Eagle Invite
MARCH 6 – Boys/Girls Soccer Power Rankings: March
MARCH 6 – Baseball Power Rankings: March
FEB 28 – Basketball Player of the Year: Georgia Stockton
FEB 28 – BLITZ CUP UPDATE: Winter Standings
FEB 28 – BLITZ Winter Sports Teams of the Year
FEB 28 – The Year of the 1,000-point scorers
FEB 27 – Banks, Rabun girls fall in quarterfinals
FEB 26 – TFS Rifle Team places fifth, heading to area sectionals
FEB 26 – Elite 8 Preview
FEB 23 – BLITZ Basketball Player of the Year: Dylan Orr
FEB 22 – Banks, Dawson, Stephens all close season in Sweet 16
FEB 21 – Lady Leopards, Lady Cats advance to Elite 8
FEB 21 – BLITZ Wrestler of the Year: Chase Forrester
FEB 20 – SWEET 16 Preview
FEB 17 – Saturday State Playoff RND 1 Results
FEB 16 – Banks boys/girls sweep into Sweet 16!
FEB 16 – State Playoff RND 1 Results
FEB 16 – State Playoff, Round 1 Preview
FEB 16 – Lady Raiders storm back to earn draw with unbeaten White County
FEB 15 – BLITZ Wrestler of the Year Finalists up for award
FEB 15 – Finalists Named for BLITZ Girls Basketball Player of the Year
FEB 15 – Finalists for BLITZ Boys Basketball Player of the Year
FEB 14 – Sophomore Sensation Bella Ramey, Lady Warriors off to blistering start
FEB 13 – BLITZ Boys Basketball Player of the Year Nominees
FEB 13 – BLITZ Girls Basketball Player of the Year Nominees
FEB 13 – BLITZ Wrestler of the Year Nominees
FEB 12 – All-Region 8-AAAA & 7-AAAA boys team announced
FEB 12 – All-Region 8-AAAA & 7-AAAA girls team announced
FEB 11 – GHSA State Tournament Brackets Set
FEB 11 – Four Commerce, four Jefferson, one Lumpkin wrestler win state titles
FEB 11 – Region Tourney Wrap-Up: Full Results of local area teams
FEB 10 – All-Region 8-AA girls team announced
FEB 10 – Banks Co Leopards/Lady Leopards take region crowns in Friday action! Dawson boys, White Co girls play for titles Saturday
FEB 9 – Region Championships on slate tonight
FEB 8 – Banks Co boys, girls & White Co girls; Warriors, Indians, Lady Cats all fall
FEB 8 – All-Region 8-AA boys team announced
FEB 8 – Union County’s future under Garrett looks bright [VIDEO]
FEB 8 – REGION TOURNEY Semifinals set for Thursday/Friday
FEB 7 – Dawson girls clinch state berth; Union & Lumpkin fall
FEB 7 – Over 50 local athletes heading to collegiate level [LIST]
FEB 6 – Habersham, Stephens, Commerce girls fall in opening tourney action
FEB 6 – Banks, Dawson, Stephens clinch state berths in tourney action
FEB 6 – Tallulah Falls varsity swim team shines at state
FEB 6 – All-Region 7-AAA girls team released
FEB 6 – Lady Cats control their own destiny [VIDEO]
FEB 6 – Wrestlers looking for success at Traditional State Championships
FEB 5 – All-Region 8-A boys/girls team announced
FEB 5 – Banks, Rabun girls advance to state tournament
FEB 5 – All-Region 7-AAA boys team released
FEB 5 – Stephens County’s Whitfield makes verbal commitment to Clemson
FEB 5 – Region tournaments set to begin: Girls Schedules
FEB 5 – Region tournaments set to begin: Boys Schedules
FEB 2 – Raiders’ 2018 football schedule is unveiled
FEB 1 – SUPER BOWL PROP BETS Contest: Enter Here
JAN 31 – Banks wrestling takes Traditional runner-up finish in region; heading to sectionals
JAN 31 – Dawson’s Watson, one of state’s all-time top dual threats, picks Shorter
JAN 29 – Tallulah Falls finds success at Last Chance Indoor Inv. in Birmingham
JAN 28 – Banks girls/boys upend Rabun in Saturday night region showdowns
JAN 26 – Davenport, Lady Warriors seeking state tourney berth
JAN 24 – Dragons fired up for 2018 scheduled opponents
JAN 23 – Inaugural TFS precision air rifle team hits the mark
JAN 23 – Towns ready for encore performance; releases 2018 slate
JAN 23 – Stephens County’s 2018 football schedule is here!
JAN 23 – Union County releases 2018 football slate
JAN 22 – Third TFS student-angler pair qualifies for state competition 
JAN 17 – Gainesville Red Elephants legend Bruce Miller calls it a career after 30 years
JAN 17 – Commerce Tigers release 2018 football schedule
JAN 15 – Rabun’s Fisher commits to Tennessee Tech University
JAN 14 – Commerce wins fifth straight duals state championship
JAN 14 – Stephens County tabs Wesley Tankersley as new football coach
JAN 12 – Rabun — hungry for more — release 2018 slate!
JAN 11 – Dawson County’s 2018 football slate is out!
JAN 11 – Banks County boys using rare losses to fuel stretch run
JAN 11 – Lady Leopards riding win streak, momentum into top-10 matchup [VIDEO]
JAN 11 – It’s here: White County tabs 2018 football opponents
JAN 10 – Banks unveils 2018 football schedule
JAN 10 – Lumpkin releases 2018 football schedule
JAN 9 – Warriors win thriller at Marist
JAN 9 – Dawson boys & girls top Union in pivotal region games
JAN 9 – Lady Leopards win top-ten matchup at Rabun for inside track in region
JAN 9 – Former Lady Raider star Lainey Gosnell having huge impact at App State
JAN 6 – Gainesville boys, girls sweep past Habersham in region matchup
JAN 5 – Shaw, Fisher & Jones recap Wildcats’ ‘Dream Season’

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