High School Soccer

Lady Vikings, East Coweta lineups win

Northgate’s defending Class AAAAA state champion girls soccer team opened the 2014 season much the same way it ended last year — with a dominating victory.

Lilly Barron scored twice and added an assist and teammate Reece Weaver also had two points in a 3-1 win over Spalding in a scrimmage Friday at Henry Seldon Field.

The Lady Vikings built a comfortable 3-0 lead before the Lady Jaguars picked up a late goal in the second half.

Katie Salha assisted Barron for the opening goal of the game before Barron and Weaver each set up one another to pad the lead.

Weaver finished with a goal and an assist as Northgate teams prepare for Tuesday’s regular season opener at Carrollton.

East Coweta’s boys also opened the season on Friday with a 2-1 victory over Ola in its first action since reaching last year’s Class AAAAAA semifinals. The Lady Indians dominated the opening game, scoring seven times in a 7-3 rout of the Lady Mustangs.

Both ECHS teams open the regular season Tuesday at home against Druid Hills.







More Local

Hamilton Bohannon

Newnan celebrity honored by Senate

A Newnan celebrity was honored by the Georgia Senate Thursday for his decades of contributions to the music industry. Hamilton Bohannon, who ... Read More


Senator, teacher challenge new US history course

The controversy over the revised Advanced Placement U.S. History course has come to Georgia. Last week, the senior vice president for AP and ... Read More


Woman arrested after narcotics found in privates

A woman received a few extra charges Tuesday after Coweta County authorities arrested her for violating her parole and found she was carryin ... Read More


Turner-Hooper House

Demolition ‘so sad’ to Grantville woman

The Turner-Hooper House, a landmark home dating to the 1850s in Cobb County, has been torn down. Michelle Foster of Grantville had spoken ou ... Read More


CCSS back to school after two-hour delay

Coweta County schools were in session on Thursday and back to normal, albeit two hours late due to forecasted weather conditions. “Bus ... Read More

Winter storm warning in effect

City, county and school system officials are keeping watch on a developing winter storm. The Coweta County School System and the Heritage Sc ... Read More