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Wolverines Heading Into Final Stretch of Regular Season Play

By EDDY GIFFORD Sports Writer The Dade County Wolverines basketball team had a tough week with a pair of region games against good teams. Statistics for the games were not available at press time but game recaps follow. First up for the Wolverines was a home game against the Coosa Eagles, a team that defeated…

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Lady Wolverines Earn Hard–Fought Win Over Lady Eagles

By EDDY GIFFORD Sports Writer Dade County High School’s Lady Wolverines basketball team hosted the Lady Eagles of Coosa High School on Tuesday, Jan. 17. Dade got off to a good start, taking an early lead and then finishing the first quarter up 10-8. In the second quarter, Coosa dominated and turned a two-point deficit…

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Lady Wolverines Wrestling Team Coming Next Season

By LYDIA BERGLAR News Editor While the Dade County High School wrestling team has been co-ed for many years, this is the first year that the team has had multiple female wrestlers, with Head Coach Jeff Poston adding, “We’ve stacked up girls’ wins for the first time.” Next year, the Lady Wolverines will have their…

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Wolverines Pick Up Three Wins

By EDDY GIFFORD Sports Writer The Wolverine basketball team hosted the Trion Bulldogs on Tuesday, Jan. 10 in a big region game as both teams were looking to break into the top four teams that would advance them to the state tournament if they were there at the end of the season. The game started…

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Wolverines Advance to Sweet 16

By EDDY GIFFORD Sports Writer The Dade County Wrestling team traveled to East Laurens High School in Dublin this past Saturday to compete in the first two rounds of the state tournament. The Wolverines’ first round opponent was Crawford County. The dual opened up with the 138-pound weight class where Rylan Whitehurst came up short…

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Lady Wolverines Claw Their Way to 36–34 Win Over Lady Panthers

By EDDY GIFFORD Sports Writer The Dade County High School Lady Wolverine basketball team hosted the Lady Bulldogs of Trion on Tuesday, Jan. 11. The game marked the end of the first round of region play and finds the Lady Wolverines in unfamiliar territory in the bottom half of the region. As has been the…

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Scoring Troubles Continue for Dade’s Lady Wolverines

By EDDY GIFFORD Sports Writer The Dade County High School Lady Wolverine basketball team resumed play last week when they hosted Oakwood Christian Academy from Chickamauga. Both teams struggled to shoot the ball on this first game back after the Christmas break, and at the end of the first quarter, the Lady Wolverines were up…

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Wrestlers Are Area 7 1A Runners Up

By EDDY GIFFORD Sports Writer Dade County High School’s wrestling team earned a post season berth for the fifth consecutive year Saturday by finishing as the Area 7 1A runner up. This is also the fifth consecutive year the Wolverines have been either area champs or area runner up. The Wolverines entered the tournament as…

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Wolverines Down Eagles, Indians

The Wolverine basketball team hosted Oakwood Christian Academy after coming back from Christmas break. Dade came out firing on all cylinders and quickly took a commanding lead over the visitors from Chickamauga. The Wolverines dominated the first quarter 22-5 for a big 17-point lead. Oakwood settled in some in the second quarter while the Wolverines…

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Lady Wolverines’ Mid–Season Recap, Second Half Expectations

By EDDY GIFFORD Sports Writer The Dade County High School Lady Wolverines coach Regina Logan shared her thoughts on the season so far and what to look for the remainder of the season. They have faced adversity throughout the first half of the season from sickness to injuries. With just two seniors on the team,…

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