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Tankersley leaving Bobcats
1/30/2015

Tankersley leaving Bobcats
The man who led the resurgence of the Gilmer High School football program has left the building. Wes Tankersley’s seven-year stint as the Bobcats’ head coach came to an end last Wednesday when he tendered his resignation and accepted the same position at Ridgeland High School.
Bobcats make it 6 state titles in a row!
1/22/2015

Bobcats make it 6 state titles in a row!
The Gilmer Bobcats’ dominance over Class 4A has been solidified. Georgia’s top dual wrestling teams gathered in Macon last week and there was little they could do to slow Gilmer’s grapplers.
GHS wins region duals
1/20/2015

GHS wins region duals
Under the towering shadow of its 13 state championship banners hanging from the rafters, the Gilmer High wrestling team won its third straight Region 7-4A duals championship. 
GHS wrestling finishes 4th
1/8/2015

GHS wrestling finishes 4th
Gilmer wrestling entered the toughest tournament on its schedule and finished fourth out of 39 teams.

Ingram, Cochran receive all-state recognition
Ingram, Cochran receive all-state recognition
1/1/2015

Gilmer High School football players Jake Ingram and Russell Cochran received a Class 4A all-state honorable mention.

Bobcats place second
Bobcats place second
12/25/2014

Gilmer Bobcat wrestling hit the road for two tournaments before Christmas break.

End of an era at GHS – Pettit retires
End of an era at GHS – Pettit retires
12/18/2014

When the Gilmer High School Bobcats take the football field next season, they will be without their stalwart. As the final horn sounded at the end of Gilmer’s state playoff game versus North Oconee High School last month, it not only signaled the end of the 2014 season, but also that of coach Mark Pettit’s 25-year coaching career at GHS.

Lady Cats undefeated
Lady Cats undefeated
12/11/2014

The Gilmer Lady Cats capped their perfect week last Saturday with a 13-point home  victory over the Dalton Catamounts.

Lady Cats win tip-off title
Lady Cats win tip-off title
12/4/2014
The graduation of four senior starters has not dampened the expectations of the Gilmer Lady Cat basketball team.

GHS loses three to Cedartown
GHS loses three to Cedartown
4/10/2014
One inning. Eight hits. Eight runs. That was the difference in the second game of the series versus the Cedartown Bulldogs last Thursday. The Bobcats chipped away at the lead, but fell short at the end, 10-8.

Cats devastate Dogs, 38-35
11/7/2013

Cats devastate Dogs, 38-35
Lopez kicks GHS past seventh-ranked Cedartown to complete improbable 4th quarter rally

Never count the Gilmer Bobcats out of a football game. When it appeared all hope was lost last Friday at Doc Ayers Field in Cedartown, Gilmer shocked the seventh-ranked Bulldogs with a comeback in the waning seconds to win, 38-35.

Perry settles for silver at Pan-Am Games
7/30/2013

Perry settles for silver at Pan-Am Games
Cameron Perry’s wrestling summer to remember continued with a silver medal at the Junior Pan-American Games in Santiago, Chile, July 12. Although, he might want to forget the calls that went against him in the gold-medal finals. Perry’s second-place finish came in Greco-Roman competition that required him to wrestle in the 60-kilogram (132 pound) weight class — the heaviest weight class he has participated in this summer.

Parks attends state tourney
6/10/2013

Parks attends state tourney
While the Gilmer High School golf season ended four weeks ago at the Region 7-4A tournament, senior Bobcat Drew Parks trudged ahead. His 78 at the event held at Dalton Country Club not only qualified him for the Class 4A state meet, but allowed him to bypass sectionals.
Charles hired
6/10/2013

Charles hired
New GHS basketball coach says Lady Cats must improve offensively, get in better shape.
Perry earns All-American status
6/10/2013

Perry earns All-American status
Cameron Perry is a well-known name in Georgia wrestling. He added to his nationwide reputation with a sixth-place finish and All-American honors at USA Wrestling’s FILA Junior National Championships, April 19-20. Perry, a two-time defending state champion as a member of Gilmer High School’s wrestling team, described the tournament experience as “awesome.” He said his return to national wrestling came after taking a few summers off.


Horton resigns as Lady Cats’ coach
6/10/2013

Horton resigns as Lady Cats’ coach
After nearly a quarter of a century as the Gilmer Lady Cats’ Head Basketball Coach, Herb Horton stepped down last Thursday, Feb. 28.

In a written statement addressed to “Gilmer Lady Cats’ basketball team supporters,” Horton cited his reason for leaving. 

Alumni football players ready for another go
2/28/2013

When Gilmer and Pickens alumni get together for a football game March 9, it will be a dream come true for many.

Former players will take the field again, long removed from their playing days. And for some, they will take the field for the first time ever to see what all the fuss is about.

Wrestling champions board dedicated
2/8/2013

Wrestling champions board dedicated
Gilmer County has always supported its athletic teams and Gilmer High School wrestling now has a brand-new champions board to honor its state placers. The board was constructed by Martin Robinson of Pride Signs and stretches across an entire wall of the the Noah Harris Center. It is a lavish upgrade over the previous board, which was painted particle material with stenciled names. The new board lists GHS’ 85 state placers by finish, year and weight class. Click headline to read more ...
Bobcat football celebrates 2012 seasonds
1/31/2013

Bobcat football celebrates 2012 seasonds
Gilmer Bobcat football players, coaches, family and fans joined for a final time Jan. 22 to remember the Bobcats’ 8-3 season. Read more ...
9 Bobcats receive all-region honors
12/13/2012

Nine Gilmer Bobcat football players received all-region honors after the regions coaches’ votes were tallied last week.
GHS’ first-team selections included fullback Tyler Bertolini, receiver Connor Webber, tight end Austin Cole, defensive lineman Garrett Ralston and defensive backs Colt Henderson and Cameron Kephart. 
Landing on the second team were record-setting quarterback Marlen Hensley and offensive lineman Luke Davenport. Linebacker Jason Dover earned an honorable mention.

 
 
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