High School Cheerleading

Northgate, Newnan cap off seasons

The Northgate and Newnan competitive cheerleading teams closed out their 2013 seasons this weekend at the GHSA state championships in Columbus.

Both schools entered the event hoping to bring home state titles after solid performances throughout the year.

Northgate won the Region 4-AAAAA title, however, Saturday inside the Columbus Coliseum, the state crown went to Region 4-AAAAA rival McIntosh.

Northgate was called down to the floor as one of the top six squads in Class AAAAA, but finished out of the running when the top four teams were recognized.

Newnan went into the as the Region 3-AAAAAA champ, but finished out of the top six. The team, however, scored 252 points for its highest score of the season while placing 14th overall.

Northgate was attempting to recapture the state title. Until last year, the Lady Vikings had won five-straight state crowns.

This year, Houston County finished second, Effingham County third and Lee County fourth.

In the Class AAAAAA division, Lambert won this year’s state title, followed by Johns Creek, West Forsyth and Lassiter.







More Sports

High School Volleyball

Lady Indians will host Elite 8 match on Saturday

East Coweta’s volleyball team will host a GHSA Elite 8 match on Wednesday after the final eight teams in Class AAAAAA were reseeded fo ... Read More


High School Football

Back on track, Newnan turns attention to Pebblebrook

A big game — or at least in Newnan’s case, a more meaningful game locally — looms ahead next week. But trick-or-treating ... Read More


High School Softball

Northgate battles back after 8-inning loss in opener

Northgate’s softball team has a little more work to do if it hopes to continue the long standing tradition of advancing to the GHSA El ... Read More


High School Softball

Newnan dominates finale, stays alive with win

VALDOSTA — Newnan shook off an open- ing loss here to Region 1-AAAAAA softball champion Lowndes, by storming back in game two behind t ... Read More


Breakthrough victory

Lee Middle wins elusive CCMSAL football title

The fourth time turned out to the charm for Lee Middle School's football program. Teammates Gerald Green and Toni Kalanica each ran for well ... Read More

High School Softball

Three lineups two wins away from GHSA Elite 8

Coweta's high school softball teams don't need to be reminded about what's at stake starting today when they take the field in second round ... Read More