For­mer LFO stand­out Jazzmyn El­ston picks up awards in Mis­souri

The Catoosa County News - - COMMENTARY -

State Fair (Mo.) Com­mu­nity Col­lege Lady Road­run­ners earned post­sea­son hon­ors from the Na­tional Ju­nior Col­lege Ath­letic As­so­ci­a­tion (NJCAA) Re­gion 16 and the Mis­souri Com­mu­nity Col­lege Ath­letic Con­fer­ence (MCCAC), in­clud­ing for­mer LFO stand­out Jazzmyn El­ston.

El­ston, a fresh­man, was named to the NJCAA All-Re­gion 16 sec­ond team and the MCCAC all-con­fer­ence sec­ond team. She started in 15 of the 29 games she played in, av­er­ag­ing 12.6 points per game, which placed her third on the team. She shot 45.8 per­cent from the field and 37.1 from the three-point line.

State Fair fin­ished the sea­son 14-17 af­ter a loss in the Re­gion 16 tour­na­ment semi­fi­nal.

GNTC open gym work­outs

Ge­or­gia North­west­ern will be hold­ing open gym work­outs for cur­rent stu­dents and prospec­tive fresh­men from March through July.

Stu­dents must be en­rolled in 12 credit hours, be in good stand­ing with the school and have a cur­rent, up­dated phys­i­cal in or­der to par­tic­i­pate.

Women’s vol­ley­ball open gym work­outs will be held April 10 and 24, May 8, 15 and 22, June 12, 14, 19, 21, 26 and 28, and July 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26 and 31 from 3-4:30 p.m.

For more in­for­ma­tion on GNTC vol­ley­ball, con­tact head coach Am­ber Weaver at

Open gym work­outs for the Lady Bob­cats’ bas­ket­ball team will held on April 12 from 3-4:30 p.m. Work­outs for the Bob­cats’ men’s team will be held April 26 from 3-4:30 p.m. and work­outs for both bas­ket­ball pro­grams will held on May 10 and 24 from 4-6 p.m. and June 14, 21 and 28 and July 12, 19 and 26 from 5:30-7 p.m.

All open gym ses­sions will be at the Rossville Ath­letic Cen­ter (301 Wil­liams Street, Rossville, Ga.)

Dates and times are also posted on the teams’ sched­ule pages.

For more in­for­ma­tion on GNTC bas­ket­ball, con­tact head coach David Stephen­son at dstephen­son@gntc. edu or call the Ath­letic Depart­ment of­fice at 706-764-3814.

LaFayette Mid­dle team camp

The sec­ond an­nual LaFayette Mid­dle School bas­ket­ball team camp will be held June 15 and 16 at LaFayette Mid­dle School.

It will be a dou­blee­l­im­i­na­tion tour­na­ment for­mat with tro­phies go­ing to the top two teams.

The fee is $100 be­fore March 31 and $125 af­ter March 31. All money is due by April 30.

For more in­for­ma­tion, or to reg­is­ter, con­tact Coach Casey Brown at (423) 421-1376 or at casey­brown@ walk­er­ You may also call LaFayette Mid­dle School di­rectly at (706) 638-6440.

Disc golf tour­na­ment

The Disco de Mayo Disc Golf Tour­na­ment will be held on Satur­day, May 5 at Jack Mat­tox Park in Ring­gold from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Tick­ets are avail­able on­line at ca­toosa. or call (706) 891-4199.

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