The past week was good for local wrestlers who scored big wins on the state level, including one young man who is now a state champion having already celebrated reaching the 200-win mark.
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ROCKMART — With a home crowd behind them and some youth providing the fuel for their engine, the Rockmart girls’ basketball team dug in Wednesday evening and got one more win in what is becoming a landmark season.
Rockmart fans can celebrate the success thus far of the Lady Jackets basketball program this season as they play their Sweet 16 round game this evening against Elbert County.
The Rockmart boys basketball team will be traveling on Thursday, and fans need to know that when the Jackets play against Elbert County they'll have to head to downtown Elberton, and should be aware of where to park and not to park when they make the trip.
Youth and adults alike who enjoy playing basketball at Turner Street Park will in the coming months be able to do so without having to worry as much about the weather.
The Cedartown Lady Bulldogs put up a great effort against the state’s third-ranked team, but a second half comeback propelled the Madison County Lady Raiders to a 64-51 victory.
The Rockmart boys and girls are both hosting first round playoff games, with the Jackets getting to take a Region 6-AA foe, and the Region 7-AA Champion Lady Jackets get to tangle with another on Friday night.
For the first time in a decade, the Cedartown boys basketball team is in the playoffs. According to MaxPreps, the last time the Bulldogs made the postseason was in the 2008-09 season.
The Jackets started off their season with a scrimmage game to prepare for their rivalry match-up this afternoon (Tuesday for those who get the paper early.)
Kevin Bullard once wore the red and black on the baseball diamond at Cedartown High School, where he played behind the plate as catcher and ended up with opportunities aplenty for his talent on the field.
After finishing their past season with room to improve, the Lady Jackets have been preparing for their upcoming games, with their first outing on the field coming up this evening.
The Jackets took a huge 91-64 win over the Indians on Monday night for their final regular season home game, which also served as Senior Night.
If you were hoping for any kind of a close matchup in Saturday’s girls basketball game between Coosa and Cedartown, then you probably left the Dog House upset. However, if you came in ready to see the Lady Dawgs sweep the Lady Eagles on the season, you walked away happy.
Saturday’s boys basketball game between Cedartown and Coosa at the Dog House was a tight one from start to finish, but the final score might not indicate it.
Time is running out to sign up for the city of Rockmart's 2019 Fast Pitch Softball team, and girls ages 4 through 14 looking to slug it out in the diamond can register at 815 College St. from 9 a.m. through 5 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday and 10 a.m. through 2 p.m. on Saturday.
The threat of winter weather on Tuesday has pushed Rockmart High School's basketball team to move up their forthcoming game against Armuchee at home to Monday night.
Cedartown’s girls basketball team completed the season sweep of LaGrange’s girls in Tuesday’s home victory. However, as has been the trend over their past three games, this was no easy task for the Lady Bulldogs.
A trio of local seniors who work as managers for Cedartown High School's wrestling program are graduating this year. And just like the athletes, the group was celebrated for their hard work with the team over the past years.
The Cedartown Bulldogs took time out last week to come together and celebrate the accomplishments of the team during the 2018 season, and will look forward for greater things to come as they get ready for the new season coming next fall.
The Rockmart Lady Jackets are hoping to keep themselves in line as they hold onto the top of the region standings with only a single loss after another positive week under their belts as the region schedule continues.
Cedartown sophomore Qiana Watson nailed the most important lay-up of her Lady Bulldogs career on Saturday evening.
Cartersville’s boys basketball team avenged their early-season loss to Cedartown on Saturday evening, securing a 61-47 win over the Dawgs. For Cedartown, the loss dropped them to 8-11 overall, and 2-5 in region play.
The Jackets took a 57-47 win over the Chattooga Indians last week before they hit the road again after press time to wrap up another busy one for the Jackets.
It doesn’t matter what sport, anytime that Cedartown and Rockmart get together, it’s always a tough matchup. And though in the past seasons have been won or lost on whether the Bulldogs or Yellow Jackets win these close games or matches, these days they are more for bragging rights.
The Cedartown Lady Bulldogs opened their region schedule on Friday night with a big 49-36 win over the Cartersville Lady Canes, and followed that up with a comeback to cap off the first week back from the winter break.
While most basketball teams are still taking a break from the courts, Pepperell and Rockmart got in some Region 7-AA action ahead of the rest of the pack, and doubled down against Armuchee in a big way on Friday as the first week of the year came to a close.
Rockmart wrapped up their annual Jacket Invitational Tournament with a third place finish as 2018 came to a close and the New Year began, and got right back to work on the mats as the season continues onward.
When his team needed him the most, Zah Frazier came through. The senior forward for Cedartown had the game of his life in their region-opening win over Cartersville at home.
A new stretch of trail to hike and bike between Alabama and Ellijay was added in Polk County in recent days near Santa Claus Mountain that local and visiting hikers alike are welcome to come enjoy.
The holiday usually mean a few things: time with family and friends, feasts, bowl games galore and right before the Christmas break: high school basketball tournaments.
The 2018 calendar year was an impressive year for Cedartown sports, however it was a year in which the Bulldogs were having to overcome a great deal of change throughout their respective seasons.