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Cherokee girls pull away from Etowah for region cr...

Cherokee’s Olivia Herrera takes a shot against Etowah’s Brittany Tullis By Alex Resnak aresnak@cherokeetribune.com WOODSTOCK — The Region 4AAAAAAA girls basketball championship will head back to Cherokee after the Lady Warriors beat Etowah 57-46 on Friday at Woodstock. Etowah (11-17) held a four-point lead at halftime, but Cherokee (18-9) came out of the locker room

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Etowah rolls past Cherokee for program's first reg...

Cherokee’s Phil Cirillo is defended by Etowah’s Lewis Simonson.  By Alex Resnak aresnak@cherokeetribune.com WOODSTOCK — Etowah’s improbable run through the Region 4AAAAAAA tournament peaked Friday as it secured the first region championship in team history with a 62-47 win over Cherokee at Woodstock. Fourth-seeded Etowah (19-9) began its tournament run with an overtime win over

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Creekview girls win region title with upset of top...

 Creekview’s Kennedy Cater drives by Harrison’s Harper Vick. By Alex Resnak aresnak@cherokeetribune.com  ACWORTH — Creekview upset top-seeded Harrison 54-38 to win the Region 6AAAAAA girls championship Saturday at Allatoona. The Lady Grizzlies (20-7) avenged two earlier losses to the Lady Hoyas (22-5) to claim the championship and the region’s top seed for next week’s first

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Creekview's Davis, Johnson add to state championsh...

Creekview’s Bryce Davis holds the head of Effingham County’s Xavier Wallace to the mat in their final at 120 pounds Saturday. Davis went on to win by decision, becoming just the third wrestler in county history to claim a third state championship. By Carlton D. White cwhite@cherokeetribune.com MACON — In a show of solidarity and

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County sees record-setting display of college-boun...

Standing from left, Cherokee Principal Todd Miller, coach Josh Shaw, coach Rob Williams, trainer Nick Digaetno, AD Jeremy Adams Seated from left, mother Tshai Knowles, Aaron Knowles, Father Eric Knowles By Alex Resnak aresnak@cherokeetribune.com CANTON — Cherokee County student-athletes gathered Tuesday morning at the Northside Hospital-Cherokee Conference Center to solidify their commitments on National Signing

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19 Cherokee County wrestlers clinch spots in Macon

Cherokee’s Matt Silva wrestles North Paulding’s Willy Allen for fifth at 120. Staff – Carlton D. White By Alex Resnak aresnak@cherokeetribune.com Cherokee County will be well-represented at next week’s traditional state championships in Macon after 19 wrestlers qualified from their sectionals Saturday. In the Class AAAAAA sectional at Lanier, Creekview, Sequoyah and River Ridge combined

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Title IX’s anniversary celebrated as female studen...

From Left, Breanna Roper, Summer Hammond and Woodstock senior McKenzie Keeton. By Alex Resnak aresnak@cherokeetribune.com More than 600 female student-athletes from all six Cherokee County high school gathered Monday morning at Woodstock for the 12th annual National Women and Girls in Sports Day celebration. The event celebrated the 45th anniversary of Title IX and was

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Cherokee County Gridiron Club celebrates its best...

 Georgia State head coach Shawn Elliott addresses the crowd. By Alex Resnak aresnak@cherokeetribune.com CANTON — Cherokee County football players officially capped the 2016 season Monday with the Cherokee County Gridiron Club’s 13th annual awards banquet at First Baptist Canton. The festivities began with new Georgia State football coach Shawn Elliott recalling his experiences taking over

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Sequoyah’s Renner claims state diving championship

 By Alex Resnak aresnak@cherokeetribune.com  Sequoyah diver Rachel Renner kicked off the state championships with a bang Thursday, winning the girls 1-meter dive in the new combined Class AAAAAA and Class AAAAAAA competition. The junior set a new county record with a score of 527.45 points to beat Mill Creek’s Ambria D’Alonzo (512.60) and Walton’s Samantha

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December 2016 Athletes of the Month

Cherokee HS | Creekview HS | Etowah HS | River Ridge HS | Sequoyah HS | Woodstock HS Cherokee High School Kaitlyn is the daughter of Kristin and Bob Morris. She carries a 4.0 GPA. Kaitlyn would like to become a physical therapist. During her freshmen year in swimming, she went to state for the

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