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State golf preview: Can Lambert sweep again?

1:27 am May. 16, 2016

The Lambert golf program will see if it can maintain its statewide dominance on Monday at the Class AAAAAA championships. A year ago the Longhorns won the boys and girls championships in the state’s largest and most loaded classification. Both are favored to do repeat.

The Lambert girls are after their fourth straight title. Lauren Lightfritz, a steal of a signee for Mercer, leads the Longhorns. Their team of Kaylee Marschke,

Girls determine state, sectional golf qualifiers

5:19 pm Apr. 29, 2016

The region championships for girls golf  teams have all been determined. Each region champion and others who met the qualifying score, earn an automatic spot in the state tournament. Other teams who came up short

Defending Tennis Champions Begin Quest to Repeat

1:07 am Apr. 19, 2016

The state tennis tournaments have started, with each of the defending champions in the field with a chance to repeat.

Here’s a look at who last year’s winners will meet in the first round of the playoffs.

Boys

Class AAAAAA: Defending champion Walton opens the playoffs with a match against Dacula. The Raiders beat Etowah 3-2 in the Region 5 championship match.

Class AAAAA: Lakeside-Evans will meet Statesboro in the first round of the

Golf: Columbus wins 41st Hardaway Invitational

5:38 am Apr. 12, 2016

Columbus won the 41st Larry Gaither Hardaway Invitational at Bull Creek by three shots and has won the event for three of the last four years. Columbus led by two shots at the halfway points

Bremen freshman sets Oak Mountain record

6:15 am Apr. 5, 2016

Freshman Tyler Lipscomb of Bremen shot a tournament-record 7-under 65 to win the Oak Mountain Championship in Carrollton. He won by seven shots and shaved three strokes off the previous best score. Lipscomb has made a verbal commitment to Alabama.

Lovett won the team championship with a 308 and Northgate was second with a 311.

Northgate boys captures Trojan Invitational

Northgate, led by Jaden Hall, took the 36-hole Greenway Trojan Invitational in Carrollton

Milton, Starr’s Mill tennis win Deco titles

5:44 am Apr. 1, 2016

The Milton girls and Starr’s Mill boys won their divisions at the recent Deco Turf High School Tennis Team Championships in Chattanooga.

Milton’s Morgan Liptak and Starr’s Mill’s John Hunter were each named MVPs for their

Lambert, Thompson big winners at Athletic Club

11:20 pm Mar. 28, 2016

The Lambert boys haven’t lost a tournament this spring. Winning the Boys High School Invitational at the Atlanta Athletic Club on Monday may elevate them to another level.

The Longhorns won the state’s premier high school