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Winder sweeps rivalry series with Apalachee

Winder sweeps rivalry series with Apalachee

A throwing error on Cameron Whaley’s bunt in the bottom of the fifth inning allowed two runs to score, breaking a 3-3 tie and propelling Winder-Barrow to a 6-3 victory over Apalachee in a Region 8-AAAAA game Friday at the Charles W. Maddox Baseball/Softball Complex.

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Big Barrow rivalry ready for renewal

Rivalries make sports fun. Or they make sports awful, mostly depending on which side of the rivalry a preferred team falls. 

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Doggs, Lady Cats excel at local meet

Doggs, Lady Cats excel at local meet

Four schools made the trip to W. Clair Harris Stadium for Tuesday’s local track meet, but the Barrow schools made sure that they kept the bulk of the scoring in-county.

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CAMPUS REPORT: High School Golf

► Winder-Barrow

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Winder-Barrow ROTC finds wins with riflery and drill competition

The Winder-Barrow ROTC program hosted their first drill competition of the season on Saturday, Feb. 28, and they kept the top prize trophy at home.

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Clay-court rivalry resumes after weather delay

Clay-court rivalry resumes after weather delay

Friday finally came around for the Apalachee and Winder-Barrow men’s tennis teams. These two teams had been schedule to play earlier in the week, but this past week’s excellent weather pushed them to Friday afternoon for the region rivalry meeting.

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Soccer hit hardest in recent days

The rather ugly weather in north Georgia this past week and a half has really done a lot to undermine the beautiful game.

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Soggy fields cripple schedules

For the second week in a row, bad weather has forced several event cancellations for Apalachee and Winder-Barrow High School sports. Unlike last week’s trip to Arrendelle, though, this week’s cancellations left the county’s sports all wet.

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Four Barrow hoop stars make All-Region teams

Four Barrow hoop stars make All-Region teams

Despite having just one team of four make the GHSA state playoffs this year, several Barrow athletes found a place on the Region 8-AAAAA All-Region basketball teams.

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Supposed rivals forge a special bond

Supposed rivals forge a special bond

One common trope in the annals of great love stories is that of the young going against the instincts embedded in them by feuding families. With great literature featuring feuds as powerful as the Montagues against the Capulets and the Jets versus the Sharks, perhaps the coupling of a couple Doggs and Cats should just fall in line with a time-honored tradition of bucking tradition. 

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State swimming full of Barrow athletes

Both Apalachee and Winder-Barrow were well represented at Saturday’s state swimming finals, held annually at Georgia Tech’s Olympic swimming facility in Atlanta.

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Region hoops tourney set to start Monday

After more than two months of basketball, the time to separate the competitors from the rest of the field has finally come. Starting Monday night, Winder-Barrow and Apalachee will embark on the Region 8-AAAAA basketball tournament for both the men’s and women’s teams with at least one team favored to make a repeat appearance in the state tournament.

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Winder-Barrow riflery shows off improvement in home win over Apalachee

The Winder-Barrow High School riflery team has made some excellent strides since last season, as evident by the 1,079-974 win over Apalachee Thursday afternoon in the Butler Building at Winder-Barrow.

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The beautiful game bounces back to Barrow

The air is still chilly and the grass still features that amber hue of winter stagnation, but soccer season is quickly upon Barrow County as both Apalachee and Winder-Barrow look to take to the field for their first games this Tuesday.

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Barrow wrestlers hit the mat at region tourney

Barrow wrestlers hit the mat at region tourney

The Region 8-AAAAA wrestling tournament took over Flowery Branch High School this past weekend, and it saw several Barrow wrestlers try to make one last push for state qualification.

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Lady Cats unable to match WB

Lady Cats unable to match WB

When the two teams first met back on Jan. 9, the Lady Bulldoggs won 35-32 at Apalachee in a game the Lady Wildcats felt like they should have won.

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Rivalry series still favors Cats

Rivalry series still favors Cats

Apalachee’s Kamar Baldwin came into Saturday night’s game at Winder-Barrow needing 17 points to break the career scoring record for the Wildcats.

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