The Cedartown Bulldogs have started the season off nicely.
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The Cedartown Bulldogs are having a good start to the season after taking a road win over the weekend and are just a few games away from getting to enjoy a holiday break to cap off the opening half of the winter season.
The Cedartown Lady Bulldogs remained perfect for the time being over the past week and heading into this one after taking a break following their season opener. They did so for good reason: a showdown is coming up this Saturday evening.
The Rockmart Yellow Jackets basketball program this year is above .500, winning strong and can utilize a deep bench to put up points on their opponents.
The Cedartown Middle School Bulldogs basketball programs played in a recent match up on home turf that went their way in a pair of boys and girls games against the Armuchee Middle Indians programs.
Cedartown High School has a new opening for a head football coach after the decision was made at the administrative level to end the tenure of Doyle Kelley.
The Standard Journal’s inaugural Polk Pigskin Picks contest was close, but only one winner came out on top overall as the local football season closed out in recent weeks.
The Polk Pigskin Picks contest is over, and after a season of hard picks and several repeat winners it is just about time to announce a champion.
The Polk Pigskin Picks contest will soon come to a close, but there was still time to crown a few more winners this week and in those to come with the final round of picks completed ahead of Thanksgiving.
ROCKMART — The Rockmart Yellow Jackets’ perfect season hit a wall in the form of Brooks County on Friday night, and their year came to a sudden close with a 41-3 loss at home in the second round of the Class AA state playoffs.
When you give Cedartown running back Harlem Diamond the ball, and he’ll blast through an open hole with his spectacular speed (a 4.8 40). His velocity, coupled with a downhill, slashing style, makes him a game changer, which belies his young age.
The Rockmart Yellow Jackets have a lot of talent this year in their offense and defense, and 16 of those players have been honored by region coaches in 7-AA for putting up big numbers through the season.
The Rockmart Yellow Jackets have their next test up ahead, and they’ll be back home this week for the second round of the Class AA state playoffs facing a team they’ve never played before.
The Cedartown Bulldogs will have to try again next season after their hopes of an extended season came to an end against Marist.
The Cedartown Youth Baseball fall season has continued through this month and the local 10-and-under team is getting wins under their belts in weekend play.
ROCKMART — The Rockmart Yellow Jackets moved onto the next round of the Class AA playoffs with a 24-7 win over Temple, and will get to stay at home as they continue their perfect-season run.
When it comes time for football season in 2020, Rockmart will have a new slate of competition in a new classification. They are all teams well familiar to the Yellow Jackets over the year, and should provide new rivalries stretching northward to the Tennessee state line.
A senior pitching star at Rockmart High School will after graduation have aspirations to continue his baseball career in one of the top college programs in the nation.
Rockmart’s 10 U recreation football team won the A bracket League Championship on November 2. Brackets were determined by each team’s regular season record. The Jackets finished with an undefeated season and first place in the Farmers Bowl.