Wildcats sweep into 2nd round of state playoffs

BY NICHOLAS SULLIVAN Woodland head softball coach Colman Roberts lamented his team’s lack of offensive firepower after Tuesday’s Class 5A state playoffs first-round doubleheader at Chamblee. But if Roberts was disappointed with the Wildcats offense, then his friend, Alan Loper, who is the head coach of Chamblee, was probably quite upset with the Bulldogs’ lack […]

Woodland opens state playoffs at Chamblee

BY NICHOLAS SULLIVAN In 2018, the softball teams from Woodland and Chamblee both fell in the Sweet 16 of the Class 5A state playoffs. This year, only one of those teams will make it that far, as the Wildcats and Bulldogs meet in a first-round series. Chamblee will host the best-of-three set after finishing as […]

Trapheagen sets school record; Cartersville boys finish 2nd.

STAFF REPORT Woodland senior McKenna Trapheagen set a new personal and school record in winning the Alexander/Asics Invitational over the weekend in Douglasville. Trapheagen completed the course in 17 minutes, 32.69 seconds to beat out Douglas County’s McKenna Croft by less than four seconds. It’s the fourth win in five races for Trapheagen this season, […]

Wildcats clinch 4th consecutive state playoff berth; Cass’ season ends

BY NICHOLAS SULLIVAN Woodland sophomore Lainey Baker wanted nothing more than to help her senior teammates make history. Her stellar performance in the Wildcats’ most important game of the season ensured they would.With a 4-0 home victory Thursday over Hiram in the Region 7-AAAAA tournament, Woodland locked up a fourth consecutive berth in the Class […]

Hornets rout Wildcats in Region 7-AAAAA action

BY VICTOR TUN Three touchdowns in the first half by Jalen Townser propelled Hiram to a 30-0 Region 7-AAAAA victory over Woodland Friday night at Wildcat Stadium.Townser finished the night with 135 yards and three touchdowns on 10 carries.For Woodland, the team falls to 1-4 and 0-3 in the region and will face two tough […]

Woodland edges Lassiter to close out regular season

STAFF REPORT No matter what happens this coming week, the Woodland softball team will not host in the first round of the Class 5A state playoffs. But the Wildcats will certainly be feeling pretty good about themselves, as they enter the Region 7-AAAAA tournament off a seventh straight win. That most recent victory might not […]