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The Rockmart Yellow Jackets have something more to celebrate this week other than a win: their coach getting recognized for the hard work put in over the season thus far – as well as the past years – by the Atlanta Falcons.
Top-ten ranked Rockmart is taking the field once again against a top-five opponent this week in one of two big football matchups involving Class AA teams in Polk County.
Rockmart (2-0) is on a big roll and made a bold statement on the road with a 51-7 win over another Class 4A opponent before getting a break this week ahead of another big game.
Where one Polk County softball program is hitting the ball out of the park with their winning streak, another is trying to get back on their feet and off skid row.
The Cedartown Lady Bulldogs and Rockmart Lady Jackets faced down over the weekend with the volleyball season now well underway, and each team looking to pick up wins as they continue on this week at home and on the road.
Rockmart Yellow Jacket fans have been waiting for a win for seven years, and the tables finally turned toward the east side of Polk County for bragging rights after a 20-14 win over rival Cedartown.
By the time this edition arrives in the hands of local football fans, the preseason work will all be completed. Practice will be focused on Friday’s trip to Rockmart. Cedartown will be looking ahead after a scrimmage against Chattooga.
Cedartown’s softball program saw a lot of new participants come out to have a fun trio of days of camp.
If it wasn’t for a lot of local volunteers and contributors giving their time and dollars, an event like the Cedartown International Wheelchair 5K Road Race couldn’t happen annually.
Wheelchair racers came together in Cedartown after rolling through the Peachtree Road Race over Independence Day, and one in particular had his eyes set on a new course record.
The two running backs from north Georgia made the trip down to Tallahassee on Sunday for the running back/linebacker portion of Florida State’s Football Camp. It took all of 15 minutes once individual drills began to realize that the two members of the Cedartown duo were arguably the top bac…
There’s plenty going on at the Cedartown Recreation Department despite summer, and signups are just part of what’s happening with programs coming up in both July and the late summer and fall months.
While most students are still sleeping, the devoted athletes on the Rockmart High School Cross Country team have already been up and stretching and out on the pavement at 8 a.m.
Jack Haney might soon be wearing a new uniform and getting back to work on the baseball diamond and starting off toward the major leagues, if things work out for him this week.
The Cedartown Bulldogs new head baseball coach looks to continue a program of bringing respect and pride to the community through the high school’s long tradition of play on the field.
The Class of 2018 will be remembered as one that sent a lot of athletic talent onto the next level. Several student athletes in nearly a half-dozen sports have all signed scholarships through this spring and are headed near and far from Polk County. Whether it be up the road a piece in Kentu…
The Cedar Valley Arts Festival always provides a lot of fun, but one of their kickoff events for the two-day event in Cedartown always brings out a big crowd.
The Cedartown Bulldogs boys golf team are continuing on after a good season on the links, and are soon state-bound following a big win in past weeks in region play.