The pace of change at North Georgia Technical College has picked up again. This fall, along with the transition from quarters to semesters, new building openings, and adjustments to HOPE, NGTC takes another giant step forward entering into college athletics with an inaugural Cross Country team.
Derek Lowe took a no-hitter into the seventh inning, loaded the bases and departed with his team up by two runs. Then the real excitement began. The Atlanta Braves survived that scoring threat, gave up the lead one strike from victory, went ahead again in the 10th and escaped another jam to beat the Florida Marlins 3-2.
The dream had to end for one Cinderella team Monday at Gerald McQuaig Field. Fortunately for Buford, the glass sleeper fit just right as the Wolves won their first state baseball title in 34 years with a 5-1 win over Pike County in the deciding game of the two teams' Class AA championship series.