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Friday, May 17, 2013
Saturday, May 11, 2013
New Head Coach Terry Crowder watched his Grizzlies battle it out against each other at the end of spring training. The game ended in a 21-21 tie.
Spring training at Creekview always ends with a scrimmage between the Grizzly blue and white squads. Friday night's game was a crowd pleaser with both running and passing plays that showed the diverse game plan and talent that Creekview will bring in the fall. After the game, new Creekview Coach Terry Crowder shared his take on the first two weeks of working with the team. "Up to this point, I am just so proud of the kids, how they have responded to me, the two new coaches and the existing staff. It's all come together seamlessly". The Grizzlies definitely have a different look and pace on the field. Fall will be an exciting time for the team and the fans. When asked about the fall, Crowder was enthusiastic, but realistic as well. "I…
Friday, May 10, 2013
Students, parents, coaches, boosters are all welcome on Canton-Sixes Patch.
Are you a regular at Cherokee High School or Creekview High School sporting events? Whether you're a high school student, a coach, a parent or just an enthusiastic sports fan who would like to share your local sports knowledge with the community, we'd love to have you as a blogger. If you're interested in blogging about high school sports on Canton-Sixes Patch, I'd love to hear from you! Interested? E-mail me at Liz.Kennedy@patch.com today and learn more about Patch Local Voices.
Monday, May 6, 2013
Nixon, 54, has been charged with felony possession of cocaine after he was arrested along I-575 near the Airport Road interchange.
Former Atlanta Brave Otis Nixon is in trouble with the law. The former center-fielder for the Braves was arrested just after midnight on Saturday for felony possession of cocaine and possession of a drug-related object, according to a police report from the Cherokee Sheriff's Office. He remains at the Cherokee County Adult Detention Center with a $11,880 bond. Nixon, who had a 66-year-old female passenger in the truck with him, was pulled over after Cherokee County dispatchers put out a be-on-the-lookout for a possible intoxicated driver traveling in a red Dodge Ram truck northbound on Interstate 575. Dispatch received the tip from a caller who witnessed the truck allegedly weave over the roadway. An investigator with the sheriff's office…
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Youth obstacle course taking place in Cherokee.
Update, Thursday, May 2: The Adrenaline Run's 5K obstacle trail mud run in Woodstock has been rescheduled for Sept. 14 and 15. Original post, Wednesday, May 1: Teens are invited to sign up for Adrenaline Run's 5K obstacle trail run in Woodstock. The weekend event takes place May 18 and 19 at Olde Rope Mill Park and includes various obstacles and terrains as well as live music and freebies. Attendees can also bring old sneakers to donate to Soles4souls.com. Go here to sign up.
Monday, April 22, 2013
The change drive is designed to cover a portion of the adoption fee at the Cherokee County Animal Shelter.
Liberty Elementary School Students are raising money for the Cherokee County Animal Shelter, and hope to save up to 850 animals from euthanasia. Liberty students will be donating change as part of the “Pennies for Puppies and Coins for Kittens” campaign. The money raised by the students will cover the $23.53 portion of the animal shelter's adoption fees from June to August, 2013. "We would like to take on such a worthy cause to give back to our community," said Liberty's Stacy Yawn. The Cherokee County Animal Shelter, which is in the running for the 2013 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge, tries to save as many animals as they can through spaying and neutering, education, and worming shots. The shelter depends on community donations to …
Saturday, March 30, 2013
The country singer will bring her unique stylings to the Cherokee High School Warrior Football fundraiser next month.
Friday, March 22, 2013
Top Grizzly wrestlers get kudos from Superintendent Dr. Frank Petruzielo and Cherokee County Board of Education Members
Proud parents and top students from all over Cherokee County descended on the Cherokee County Board of Education meeting Thursday night. Among those being recognized for their stellar performances this year, were the Creekview Grizzly wrestlers. Creekview shattered their prior school records by sending a program high 12 wrestlers to State Sectionals. Nine of those would advance to the State Traditional tournament and five would place, including a state finalist for the first time at Creekview. Head Coach Wyatt Wilkie was there, as always in support of his boys. Dr. Adrian Thomason, Creekview's Principal, was in attendance as well. Whether Grizzly students are in class or participating in extracurricular activities, Dr. Thomason is …
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
The Cherokee High School ladies' basketball team ends the 2012-13 season with an impressive 29-2 record.
The Cherokee High School Lady Warriors basketball team's impressive run of 23 consecutive victories was snapped on Tuesday night in the GHSA Class AAAAAA Girls State Basketball Tournament by a juggernaut Norcross squad expected to contend for the state title. Despite the 76-43 loss, the ladies have many reasons to call this last season a successful one. “We won 29 ballgames this season,” coach Matt Cates said to the Cherokee Tribune. “That hasn’t happened since 1966 or ’67. Yeah, it hurts a little, but our kids played tough. They went undefeated in the region, won the region regular-season title and the region tournament. They made it to the elite eight and won 23 straight ballgames. They have nothing to hang their heads about.” Cherokee …
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Creekview Wrestling has placed higher than ever before as a team and as individuals. 5 Grizzlies make it on the podium.
This team is special. Most of the season, they have been short two or three wrestlers but they still get the job done. This season they sent 9 wrestlers to State Placed 4th in AAAAA - 1st time in the top 5 Placed 5 individual wrestlers (past record is 3) Sent a wrestler to the finals for the first time The Macon Centreplex was filled with Division 1A through Division 6AAAAAA wrestlers Thursday through Saturday last weekend. Every one of them ready to battle for a State title. The Grizzlies took Freshman Ryan Camp (106 lbs) , Freshman Grant Slater (113), Sophmore Justin Goss (120), Senior Justin Pettyjohn (152), Junior Hunter Smith (160), Senior Hunter Udall (170), Junior Joseph Sorrentino (182), Junior Logan Ridings (195) and Sophmore …