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Hurricanes Battle, But Fall to Buford in Quarterfinals

Courtesy of Daily-Tribune News, May 11, by Jason Greenberg. The Cartersville baseball team had two runners in scoring position, trailing by one run in the seventh inning with one out in Game 1 of the Class 4A state quarterfinals at Buford Tuesday. However, the Canes stranded the runners with two strikeouts and could not keep up […]

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5 Hurricanes Make Perfect Game’s All-Tournament Team

The Cartersville Purple Hurricane Baseball Team finished 3-1 at Perfect Game’s High School Showdown invitational tournament.  The Canes opened up the tournament with a 8-2 win over Montverde Academy (FL).  After falling to the tournament runner-up, Gulliver Prep by a score of 6-0, the Hurricanes took care of the next two opponents defeating McEachern High School […]

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Hurricane Baseball Wins At State Mutual

If you only look at the record, you would think that the Cartersville Baseball Team has gotten off to a rough start.  But the team is not worried about their 1-3 start.  They have played 3 tough 6A opponents, and lost all three games by a total of 7 runs, including a 3-2 loss to […]

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PG HS Showdowns invade LP

The Cartersville Baseball team will participate in one of the nation’s top high school tournaments this week, held at LakePoint Sports Complex.  The Hurricanes will open up the tournament on Thursday, March 10th with Montverde Academy from Montverde, FL near Orlando. Courtesy of – PG HS Showdowns invade LP Author:  Jeff Dahn                           Published:  Tuesday March […]

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6th inning costs Canes against Johns Creek

Courtesy of The Daily-Tribune News,  Written by  Jason Greenberg – 27 Feb 2016   The Cartersville baseball team continued its stretch of nonregion games against Class 6A schools Saturday with a day game against Johns Creek at Richard Bell Field. A five-run sixth inning from Johns Creek proved to be the difference in the ballgame as the Canes […]

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Hurricanes Battle, But Fall Short of 6A Opponent Lambert

Courtesy of The Daily-Tribune News: 24 Feb 2016, Written by  Jason Greenberg For those who were brave enough to weather the rain and the wind, there was plenty of baseball to be seen Wednesday at LakePoint. Six high school and three college games were played in Emerson Wednesday, and from 3 to 9 p.m, Georgia Highlands, Woodland […]

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Hurricanes Staying Sharp

A couple of days of rain couldn’t keep the Hurricane Baseball team from some hard work. What does a team do to break the monotony of hitting in the cage day after day when it’s raining and can’t get on the field?  How about a few hours of intense drill work, communication, and team building […]

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Hurricanes Win Scrimmage in Dramatic Fashion

The 2016 Hurricane Baseball Team got their first taste of action tonight in a preseason scrimmage against Cherokee High School.  The Hurricanes pulled out a dramatic win in front of a large crowd for a cold night at Richard Bell Field. Spencer Dickey’s game ending one-out single in the seventh inning with the bases loaded […]

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Hurricane Baseball Debuts at #26 in PG’s National Rankings

With the the excitement of baseball season approaching, the Cartersville Hurricane baseball team gets a nod from some national baseball rankings.  The Cartersville baseball team is ranked #26 in the nation according to Perfect Game’s National High School Top 50. The Hurricanes’ ranking will be tested early; however.  The team opens up at home with […]

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Hurricane Baseball Taking Advantage of Unusually Pleasant Weather

Courtesy of Bartow News 1: On a warm Sunday afternoon, the Cartersville Purple Hurricanes took the field for a intrasquad scrimmage. Coach Stuart Chester looks at his team as a whole to make the necessary adjustments for Saturday, February 27th home opener against Lambert at 1:00p.m.   Watch the video at Bartow News 1 (

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