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Former Cheer Doggs headed to Kennesaw

Former Cheer Doggs headed to Kennesaw

Two Winder-Barrow seniors signed on to be Kennesaw State cheerleaders Thursday afternoon as they celebrated their last day of high school in style.

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Gonzalez proud to go West

Gonzalez proud to go West

In the final week of school, three Winder-Barrow Diamond Doggs shored up their post-graduation plans. The latest to do so was Aaron Gonzalez as he signed his scholarship to West Georgia Technical College to further his baseball career as a Golden Knight.

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Baggett follows WB tradition

Baggett follows WB tradition

Winder-Barrow baseball celebrated two signees Monday afternoon with one of those young men headed to a familiar destination as Cole Baggett will play baseball for Chattahoochee Valley Community College in Phenix City, Alabama. 

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Positive attitude nets Cruce a college letter

Positive attitude nets Cruce a college letter

Most high school seniors who sign letters of intent with a college sports program will do so as an athlete. For Winder-Barrow’s Kyle Cruce, that dream came about in a slightly different way as he is headed to Southern Miss as a baseball manager.

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Webb challenges team do better in spring practice

Webb challenges team do better in spring practice

At Winder-Barrow’s 2014 spring football game, fans saw what could be considered the breakout performance for CeCe Green as he ran for more than 280 yards with four touchdowns.

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Cheer Dogg sees opportunity in college admission

Cheer Dogg sees opportunity in college admission

In the span of a few months, Winder-Barrow senior Cheer Dogg Madison Stidham went from finishing her high school cheer career with a state championship team to thinking her career was over. 

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Howard is excited to join Wesleyan soccer

Howard is excited to join Wesleyan soccer

The past couple weeks have been quite eventful for Winder-Barrow senior soccer player Paige Howard as she signed her letter of intent to play college soccer at Wesleyan on Friday, just a few days before being named to the Region 8-AAAAA All-Region team.

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Webb enjoys second spring

Webb enjoys second spring

This time last year, the Winder-Barrow Bulldoggs were just getting to meet their new football coach. Now, with a week down in spring practice and an entire season of astonishing early success, the Doggs know exactly who they are following and where they want to go together.

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Diamond Doggs end playoff run

Diamond Doggs end playoff run

Winder-Barrow’s baseball season ended Saturday when the Creekview Grizzlies took the rubber match in a best-of-three first round playoff series 3-2. 

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Ramsey caps signing season

Ramsey caps signing season

One of Winder-Barrow’s best football players in the last decade will get to live out his dream of playing football at the next level now that Jeremy Ramsey has signed to join Bethel University. 

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Late rally saves playoff series

Late rally saves playoff series

After Winder-Barrow went four innings without a hit, the Doggs rattled off six hits in eight at bats during the sixth inning in order to reclaim the lead and eventually win Game Two 8-3. 

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Lady Dogg softball preps for summer season

Lady Dogg softball preps for summer season

The Winder-Barrow Lady Doggs softball team is getting an early start on the fall season as they start putting together tryouts for the 2015 summer and regular season teams very soon.

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Diamond Doggs ready for playoffs

Diamond Doggs ready for playoffs

After missing a year of postseason action, the Winder-Barrow Diamond Doggs have put themselves back in the state tournament as the third seed out of Region 8-AAAAA.

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Snodon closure could lead to class promotion for Doggs

Snodon closure could lead to class promotion for Doggs

The Barrow County School board announced last week that they may consider closing Snodon Academy, an alternative school in the county that serves more than 200 high school students. 

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Hardegree honored with Dooley award

Hardegree honored with Dooley award

Winder-Barrow senior athlete Courtney Hardegree was recently honored with the Vincent J. Dooley Award, an award bestowed upon Georgia student athletes who display “distinguished individual character, outstanding teamwork, and citizenship” by the group Athletes for a Better World.

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Doggs make quick work of Cedar Shoals

Courtesy runner Daniel Buice scored from third base on a wild pitch with two outs in the bottom of the fifth inning Wednesday at the Charles W. Maddox Baseball/Softball Complex to end the Winder-Barrow baseball team’s 10-0 victory over Cedar Shoals in a Region 8-AAAAA game.

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Rainbolt puts pen to paper

Rainbolt puts pen to paper

Savannah Rainbolt is having a very good week. After leading her Winder-Barrow women’s golf team to an incredible Region 8-AAAAA tournament championship on Monday, the Lady Dogg senior signed her letter of intent to play college golf at Young Harris College on Thursday.

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Doggs complete Falcon sweep, nearly lock up playoff spot

Doggs complete Falcon sweep, nearly lock up playoff spot

Cole Baggett’s run-scoring double with two outs in the bottom of the fifth inning Tuesday evening at the Charles W. Maddox Baseball/Softball Complex ended Winder-Barrow’s Region 8-AAAAA game with Flowery Branch with a 12-2 score. 

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Region golf title goes to Winder's Lady Doggs

Region golf title goes to Winder's Lady Doggs

The Lady Doggs of Winder-Barrow did something that seemed impossible at the start of the season, but they managed to unseat the dynasty of Gainesville women’s golf at Monday’s Region 8-AAAAA tournament held at Chateau Elan. 

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Last-minute comeback lifts Doggs over the Branch

Last-minute comeback lifts Doggs over the Branch

After his team lost three of the last four games they were involved in, Winder-Barrow head baseball coach Brian Smith was all smiles after his Bulldoggs took their first lead of the game with two outs in the top of the seventh at Flowery Branch High School Tuesday night.

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Gainesville completes sweep of Winder-Barrow with 7-0 rout

Gainesville completes sweep of Winder-Barrow with 7-0 rout

A blister on his left hand made pitching less comfortable for Jonathan Gettys, but didn’t negatively impact his swing at the plate at all Friday against Winder-Barrow.

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One run not enough to lead Doggs over Big Red

One run not enough to lead Doggs over Big Red

Beau Hanna’s long single off the right-centerfield wall scored Winder-Barrow’s only run Wednesday at the Charles W. Maddox Baseball/Softball Complex and cut Gainesville’s lead to 2-1, but the Red Elephants went on to take a 7-1 victory in the Region 8-AAAAA game.

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Winder wrestler too stubborn to give up

Winder wrestler too stubborn to give up

Most people would describe Winder-Barrow senior wrestler Dalton Crowe as stubborn. While some people may take offense to that designation, Crowe embraces it.

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Winder win streak snapped

Winder win streak snapped

The Winder-Barrow baseball team managed only three hits and six total baserunners Monday at the Charles W. Maddox Baseball/Softball Complex and thus dropped a 5-0 decision to Salem in a Region 8-AAAAA game.

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Bulldoggs stun Clarke Central with first soccer win

Bulldoggs stun Clarke Central with first soccer win

Usually when a coach for a winless team says that the elements are still coming together and that a team is really better than their record, people tend not to believe them. Even so, Clarke Central now has at least three good reasons to believe everything head coach Levi Karas has said about his Winder-Barrow soccer team as the Doggs upset the Gladiators 3-2 Monday night for the team’s first win of the season.

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Committee to honor Wall of Fame nominees

Committee to honor Wall of Fame nominees

The Winder-Barrow High School Wall of Fame recently selected its three newest members, all of whom were on the previous list of nominees.

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Diamond Doggs atop Region 8-AAAAA standings amid 8-game win streak

Diamond Doggs atop Region 8-AAAAA standings amid 8-game win streak

Tyler Hamrick gave Winder-Barrow the lead Wednesday with a two-run inside-the-park home run in the fifth inning and the Bulldoggs went on to defeat Clarke Central 4-1 in a Region 8-AAAAA game at the Charles W. Maddox Baseball/Softball Complex field.

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Track Doggs victorious at Flowery Branch

Track Doggs victorious at Flowery Branch

FLOWERY BRANCH – Winder-Barrow’s track program once again took part in the sizeable and prestigious Battle at the Branch Flowery Branch Invitational, where the men’s team came home with some hardware and the women’s team came home with at least one new school record. 

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Winless streak continues for Winder Soccer Doggs

Winless streak continues for Winder Soccer Doggs

The hits just keep coming against Winder-Barrow’s men’s soccer team as the Soccer Doggs dropped a home region match to Cedar Shoals 4-2 Tuesday evening.

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Cook Relays bring success for WBHS

Jay Branch won three individual events and ran on two winning relay teams while Andre Jackson won two events and was also on a winning relay team Saturday as the Winder-Barrow boys’ track team won the annual Cook Holliday Rotary Invitational at the W. Clair Harris Stadium track at Winder-Barrow High School.

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Howard hat trick leads Doggs

Howard hat trick leads Doggs

It was about as one-sided as a soccer game could be. 

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Diamond Doggs back to winning

Diamond Doggs back to winning

 

The Winder-Barrow Diamond Doggs improved to 12-6, 6-2 Region 8-AAAAA, in taking down the Clarke Central Gladiators at A.M. Weathersby Field by a final score of 13-3, after the mercy rule came into effect at the end of the sixth inning. The Diamond Doggs won behind the pitching efforts of senior RHP Christian Hodge and his 10 strikeouts.

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