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2019

JUNE 12 – Hall of Fame Class of 2019: 66 Inductees

JUNE 5 – Habersham’s McFarlane taken by St. Louis Cardinals in MLB Draft

JUNE 5 – Dawson County alum Tucker Maxwell taken in MLB Draft by Phillies

MAY 31 – VOTE for BLITZ Hall of Fame Class of 2019

MAY 31 – Jefferson edges Dawson County for BLITZ Cup

MAY 31 – Baseball Player of the Year: Hudson Sapp

MAY 30 – Girls Soccer Player of the Year: Hope Kenney

MAY 30 – Boys Soccer Player of the Year: Brian Smith

MAY 29 – Seven teams added to BLITZ Hall of Fame

MAY 29 – Girls Track & Field Athlete of the Year: Zoe Sanchez

MAY 29 – Boys Track & Field Athlete of the Year: Eli Morris

MAY 28 – Girls Golfer of the Year: Catie Craig

MAY 28 – Boys Golfer of the Year: Jeremy Davis

MAY 27 – Boys Tennis Player of the Year: Marcus Berninger

MAY 27 – Girls Tennis Player of the Year: Ginevra Gradassi

MAY 24 – Freshman phenom Caudell earns Player of the Week

MAY 23 – BLITZ Boys Golfer of the Year Finalists

MAY 23 – Girls Golfer of the Year Finalists

MAY 22 – Spring Sports Teams of the Year

MAY 22 – BLITZ Girls Golfer of the Year Nominees

MAY 22 – BLITZ Boys Golfer of the Year Nominees

MAY 21 – Golf State Results

MAY 20 – State Golf Previews: Teams hit the links for May 20-21 tournament

MAY 17 – State Championship Preview: Union seeks to make school history

MAY 15 – Jefferson’s Moore, Morris earn Player of the Week honors

MAY 15 – Tallulah Falls announces free sports camps

MAY 15 – Boys Track & Field Athlete of the Year Finalists

MAY 15 – Cinderella run continues for State Championship bound Panthers; Jefferson falls in semis

MAY 14 – Girls Track & Field Athlete of the Year Finalists

MAY 14 – Jefferson boys & girls, Union boys battle for state title game bids

MAY 13 – Lumpkin County names Caleb Sorrells head football coach

MAY 13 – Raiders feature Irvin, McFarlane on All-Region team

MAY 13 – Commerce 2019 Football Schedule Released

MAY 13 – Towns County 2019 Football Schedule Released

MAY 13 – Banks County 2019 Football Schedule Released

MAY 13 – Union County 2019 Football Schedule Released

MAY 13 – Rabun County 2019 Football Schedule Released

MAY 13 – Lumpkin County 2019 Football Schedule Released

MAY 13 – Dawson County 2019 Football Schedule Released

MAY 13 – Jefferson 2019 Football Schedule Released

MAY 13 – Stephens County 2019 Football Schedule Released

MAY 13 – White County 2019 Football Schedule Released

MAY 13 – Habersham Central 2019 Football Schedule Released

MAY 13 – Boys/Girls Track & Field Athlete of the Year Nominees

MAY 12 – Jefferson & Commerce boys claim state titles; 13 individuals stand atop podium

MAY 10 – RESULTS: GHSA Track & Field State Championships

MAY 10 – BLITZ Baseball Player of the Year Finalists

MAY 10 – BLITZ Boys Tennis POY Finalists

MAY 10 – Girls Tennis POY Finalists

MAY 10 – BLITZ Girls Soccer POY Finalists

MAY 10 – BLITZ Boys Soccer Player of the Year Finalists

MAY 9 – Dragons, Panthers post clean sheets en route to Final 4

MAY 8 – Area Golf Results produce handful of state qualifying teams

MAY 8 – Girls Tennis Player of the Year Nominees

MAY 8 – Boys Tennis Player of the Year Nominees

MAY 8 – Jefferson girls edge Pike to advance to semis; Union falls in quarterfinals action

MAY 7 – Jefferson, Union teams set sights on semifinals

MAY 7 – Veteran senior, freshman phenom leads Commerce golf into state tournament [VIDEO]

MAY 6 – BLITZ Boys Soccer Player of the Year Nominees

MAY 6 – College Spotlight: Laken Chambers delivers breakout sophomore season at UNG

MAY 6 – BLITZ Girls Soccer Player of the Year Nominees

MAY 2 – Thrilling finishes for Jefferson, Union lift them to quarterfinals

MAY 2 – Jefferson’s Schroeder, Lumpkin’s Pierce earn POW honors after strong region performances

MAY 2 – Commerce seeks quarterfinal berth at Pelham

MAY 2 – Union & Jefferson to the quarterfinals; Dawson, Lumpkin & Towns fall in heartbreakers

MAY 1 – Crazy 8: Eight local teams seek Elite 8 bids

APRIL 30 – Baseball Player of the Year nominees announced

APRIL 27 – Commerce boys claim area supremacy, girls finish fifth

APRIL 27 – Jefferson boys & girls dominate 8-AAA to claim both titles

APRIL 26 – Habersham & Union earn dramatic victories, Rabun falls in opening round

APRIL 26 – Banks County boys are region champs again [8-AA Boys/Girls Recap]

APRIL 26 – White County boys claim region runner-up, girls third

APRIL 26 – Dawson boys claim region supremacy to highlight 7-AAA Championships

APRIL 25 – Union cruises to Sweet 16; End of the road for White, Rabun, Habersham & Stephens

APRIL 25 – Jefferson, Stephens suffer heartbreaking losses, Commerce sweeps into next round

APRIL 25 – Jefferson & Stephens force game 3, Habersham, Banks, Union fall in opening round

APRIL 24 – Jefferson advances to Sweet 16, Towns, Commerce fall

APRIL 24 – Kenney, Williams, Quintal & Diaz all named Soccer POWs

APRIL 24 – Commerce’s Welch, Raiders’ McFarlane dominate, earn Player of the Week honors

APRIL 23 – Dawson, Jefferson, Lumpkin & Towns all advance in playoff action

APRIL 23 – Ring Chasing: Playoffs on the Diamond

APRIL 23 – Ring Chasing: Round 1 Previews on the Pitch

APRIL 22 – On another level: Lady Tigers set sights on state title [VIDEO]

APRIL 18 – Dawson’s Sticker named USA Today 1st Team All-State

APRIL 18 – Monkey off the back: Raiders clinch playoff berth with shutout over Lanier

APRIL 17 – Commerce’s Mintz, Stephens’ Swenson, Dawson’s Sapp tabbed Players of the Week

APRIL 17 – Lumpkin’s Williamson out as head football coach

APRIL 17 – Soccer trio scores 18 goals combined, earn POW honors

APRIL 17 – Boys Soccer Power Rankings: End of Regular Season

APRIL 17 – Girls Soccer Power Rankings: End of Regular Season

APRIL 16 – Baseball Power Rankings: End of Regular Season

APRIL 16 – Dawson coach Chad Pittman calls it a career in wake of Final Four run [VIDEO]

APRIL 16 – College Spotlight: It’s all the way turned up for Tucker Maxwell at UGA

APRIL 12 – Dragons have one goal – a state title [VIDEO]

APRIL 12 – Area tennis state playoffs clinched for many programs

APRIL 10 – Stephens’ Morrow, Banks’ Whitehead & Towns’ Fullerton earn POW honors

APRIL 9 – Habersham tabs former Raider Cody Anderson head basketball coach

APRIL 8 – College Spotlight: Perfectionist Tabitha Morrison thriving in junior season

APRIL 3 – Habersham’s Ramirez & Penick, Dawson’s Lacey tabbed Players of the Week

APRIL 3 – Indians’ Wenger, Raiders’ Irvin slug their way to POW honors

APRIL 2 – College Spotlight: Franklin tearing the cover off the ball at KSU

APRIL 1 – Baseball Power Rankings: April

APRIL 1 – Boys Soccer Power Rankings: April

APRIL 1 – Girls Soccer Power Rankings: April

MARCH 31 – Lee McCoy 42nd in Savannah Golf Championship after entering 12th Sunday [VIDEO/PHOTOS]

MARCH 29 – AJC names Chism & Sticker first team All-State; others earn recognition

MARCH 27 – Habersham’s King, Jefferson’s Watkins earn POW honors

MARCH 27 – Four soccer standouts named Players of the Week

MARCH 25 – Dawson trio, Banks’ Cleveland have success in GACA North/South All-Star game

MARCH 21 – Diamond Roundup: Banks, Jefferson, Commerce, Hab lead the way among locals

MARCH 20 – Commerce’s Rogers, Union’s Swartz earn POW honors

MARCH 20 – Four named soccer Players of the Week

MARCH 20 – Midweek Soccer Report: Tuesday scores and reactions

MARCH 18 – Slew of local players honored with All-State recognition

MARCH 15 – College Spotlight: Rogers enjoys career year on the diamond at USC Aiken

MARCH 14 – Banks tennis serving up another playoff run [VIDEO]

MARCH 14 – Dragons chasing repeat title, not perfection…although that’s fine, too! [VIDEO]

MARCH 13 – Union’s Yost, Habersham’s Acker combine for 10 goals, 10 assists for POW award

MARCH 13 – Habersham’s Irvin, Jefferson’s Watkins, Banks’ Burchett all earn POW honors

MARCH 8 – Four programs added to BLITZ Hall of Fame teams

MARCH 7 – BLITZ Cup Standings: Where they stand at close of winter sports

MARCH 7 – BLITZ Winter Sports Teams of the Year, 2018-19

MARCH 7 – Basketball Player of the Year: Luke Chism & Carl Cleveland

MARCH 6 – Hudson Sapp & Aidan Berrong hit their way to Player of the Week

MARCH 6 – White County back line, Habersham’s Barrett named Player of the Week

MARCH 6 – Basketball Player of the Year: Kaylee Sticker

MARCH 6 – College Spotlight: Crystal Busbee is as consistent as it gets

MARCH 5 – Wrestler of the Year: Ryan Hurd

MARCH 4 – Girls Soccer Power Rankings: March

MARCH 4 – Boys Soccer Power Rankings: March

MARCH 4 – BLITZ Baseball Power Rankings: March

MARCH 4 – Girls Power Rankings: FINAL

MARCH 4 – Boys Power Rankings: FINAL

MARCH 1 – Tigers seek title game nod in Final Four matchup vs Hart

MARCH 1 – Chism’s clinics through playoffs earns him third POW award

MARCH 1 – Seven boys tabbed Player of the Year finalists

FEBRUARY 28 – Dawson alum Tucker Maxwell earns top spot in NCAA Plays of the Week

FEBRUARY 28 – Seven girls make Player of the Year finalist pool

FEBRUARY 27 – Tigers roar into Final Four with narrow win over Franklin

FEBRUARY 27 – Local North Georgia seniors & juniors honored with North Georgia Classic invites

FEBRUARY 27 – Towns’ Fullerton no-hits his way to Player of the Week

FEBRUARY 27 – BLITZ Girls Basketball Player of the Year Nominees

FEBRUARY 26 – Dawson, Rabun, Jefferson girls all fall in quarterfinals

FEBRUARY 26 – BLITZ Boys Basketball Player of the Year Nominees

FEBRUARY 26 – Rarified Air: Elite 8 Previews for the last teams standing

FEBRUARY 22 – Tigers claw past Wesminster into Elite 8

FEBRUARY 21 – Trio of soccer players tabbed Players of the Week

FEBRUARY 20 – Dawson, Rabun, Jefferson reach Elite 8 with historic wins

FEBRUARY 20 – Rabun’s Stockton becomes official invite to U.S. Army All-American Bowl for 2022

FEBRUARY 20 – Wrestler of the Year Finalists

FEBRUARY 20 – Raiders’ Colby Jones slams his way to Player of the Week

FEBRUARY 19 – SWEET 16 PREVIEWS: Eight programs still fighting

FEBRUARY 19 – College Spotlight: Jack Howard defines perseverance

FEBRUARY 18 – Wrestler of the Year Nominees announced

FEBRUARY 17 – Commerce wins another state title, seven individuals take top spot

FEBRUARY 17 – Dawson boys, Jefferson girls highlight Saturday playoff action

FEBRUARY 15 – Sweet SIXteen! Half a dozen move on to the next round in Friday action!

FEBRUARY 15 – Rabun advances to Sweet 16 after lopsided win over Heard [VIDEO]

FEBRUARY 14 – Hoops State Playoff Round 1 Previews

FEBRUARY 13 – Lady Warriors’ Ramey off to quick start, named POW

FEBRUARY 13 – Tallulah Falls soar into playoffs amid historic season [VIDEO]

FEBRUARY 13 – College Spotlight: Chlupacek looks to life after basketball

FEBRUARY 12 – Grapplers set sites on individual state titles [Traditionals Preview]

FEBRUARY 12 – Martin, Cannon, Gibson earn Player of the Week honors for standout region tournaments

FEBRUARY 11 – Basketball All-Region Teams: Trio named Player of the Year

FEBRUARY 9 – Saturday Region Recap: Dawson Co knocks off defending state champs and #1 ranked GAC for region title

FEBRUARY 9 – Friday Region Recap: Rabun girls win region title, Dawson boys advance to title game

FEBRUARY 7 – Thursday Region Recap: Five teams advance to region title games

FEBRUARY 7 – Wednesday Region Recap: Dawson cruises, Lumpkin shocks region with playoff berth

FEBRUARY 6 – Banks County’s win streak has Leopards peaking at perfect time [VIDEO]

FEBRUARY 5 – Dawson, Rabun & Banks girls, Jefferson boys all reserve state playoff spots; Lumpkin/Union girls end season

FEBRUARY 5 – Girls Soccer Preseason Power Rankings

FEBRUARY 5 – Boys Soccer Preseason Power Rankings

FEBRUARY 4 – Perfect Night as all five locals punch tickets to state playoffs

FEBRUARY 4 – Baseball Preseason BLITZ Power Rankings

FEBRUARY 4 – Hoops Region Tourney schedules set

JANUARY 31 – UGA’s Kirby Smart helicopters into Rabun to see Gunner Stockton

JANUARY 31 – Girls Power Rankings: February

JANUARY 31 – Georgia Sports Writers Assoc names 15 locals to All-State teams

JANUARY 31 – Boys Power Rankings: February

JANUARY 30 – Moss, Cannon voted Players of the Week

JANUARY 27 – Weekend Hoops Recap: January 25-26

JANUARY 25 – Dawson upends Lumpkin in Friday night action [VIDEO]

JANUARY 25 – Sticker, Anglin guide Lady Tigers past Lumpkin in top-10 showdown [VIDEO]

JANUARY 24 – College Spotlight: Duncan having career-year as senior

JANUARY 23 – Commerce sophomore guards win POW, Dawson’s Sticker & Rabun’s Old also

JANUARY 20 – History Repeats Itself: Commerce & Jefferson add to dynasty with another state title

JANUARY 18 – Leopards’ second half surge upends Rabun [VIDEO]

JANUARY 18 – Rabun wins 16th straight in thrilling fashion over Banks in top-10 showdown [VIDEO]

JANUARY 18 – Banks’ Bowen State Finalist, seven other locals were up for Wendy’s Heisman

JANUARY 18 – Tallulah Falls pair nominated for Wendy’s High School Heisman honors

JANUARY 18 – Wrestling State (Duals) Update: Commerce, Jefferson roll into Semifinals

JANUARY 17 – College Spotlight: Gosnell’s hard work paying dividends at App State

JANUARY 17 – Lady Warriors’ Cronic, Jefferson’s Darby named POW

JANUARY 17 – Lumpkin “Great Eight” historic run a byproduct of culture change [VIDEO]

JANUARY 13 – Weekend Hoops Recap: January 11-12

JANUARY 10 – College Spotlight: Bearden excelling in junior season as starter

JANUARY 9 – Players of the Week: Cleveland & Bowen (Banks), Gibson (Dawson) & Henricks (Rabun)

JANUARY 8 – Gibson’s 30-pt efforts lifts #3 Tigers past hot-shooting East Hall [VIDEO]

JANUARY 8 – Lady Tigers edge East Hall behind Sticker’s 17 [VIDEO]

JANUARY 8 – Rabun’s Gunner Stockton named All-American

JANUARY 7 – No seniors? No problem for Lady Warriors and Davenport [VIDEO]

JANUARY 6 – Weekend Recap: Harris notches 1K, many teams earn key region wins

JANUARY 4 – Rabun’s first-half surge is just the beginning [VIDEO]

JANUARY 2 – Girls Basketball Power Rankings: January

JANUARY 2 – Boys Basketball Power Rankings: January

JANUARY 2 – COLLEGE SPOTLIGHT: Steeple at the top of his game at UNG

JANUARY 2 – Rabun’s Henricks named Player of the Week

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