High School Volleyball

Trinity defeats McIntosh; Lady Vikings sweep in Columbus

Trinity Christian's volleyball program entered this season with three consecutive GISA state championships.

But the Lady Lions may have made just as big a statement on Thursday by knocking off defending GHSA Class AAAAA champion McIntosh during a tri-match at Sandy Creek.

This year, a GHSA school can schedule no more than 20-percent of its regularseason competitions against GISA schools. Trinity Christian, which also hosts Sandy Creek later this season in addition to having scheduled matches against Landmark, Whitewater, Holy Innocents and Troup.

The Lady Lions defeated the Lady Chiefs 25-19, 20-25, 25-23. Trinity's squad also battled Sandy Creek in a 22-25, 21-25 loss.

NORTHGATE SWEEPS: The Lady Vikings continued their strong start on Thursday while sweeping Veterans and a strong Columbus program on the road.

Northgate improved to 9-2 overall while bouncing back from a loss against Northview (23-25, 21-25) on Tuesday during a tri-match with North Springs. The Lady Vikings defeated North Springs 25-14, 25-16.



More Sports

Thursday Thunder

Johnson finishes 2nd, keeps points lead

The battle for a points championship in three divi- sions at Thursday Thunder remains tight after an intense week five showdown on the quart ... Read More


On a roll: Cyclist closes ToAD tour with strong effort

Madras Middle School teacher Isaac Strickland isn't afraid to tackle new challenges. That's why the Newnan cyclist jumped at the the chance ... Read More


Local Racing

New promoters helping keep Senoia on track

There’s no better way for race fans to celebrate the Fourth of July than heading to the track. But it doesn’t have to happen at ... Read More


Red, white and true

Americans use successful PK to help reach Cup final

MONTREAL (AP) — Carli Lloyd buried a penalty kick, Hope Solo got another shutout and the United States beat top-ranked Germany 2-0 on ... Read More


11 Quintessentials qualify for AAU Junior Olympics

When the Quintessentials Track and Field team from Coweta heads to Norfolk, Va., later this month for the AAU Junior Olympics, they are goin ... Read More