It finally happened: someone got the better of the Rockmart Lady Jackets softball team.
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The Cedartown Middle School Competition Cheerleaders, coached by Grace McLaine and LeAnna Morton, are off to a winning start to the season after picking up a pair of trophies from their opening events of the season.
The Cedartown Lady Bulldogs competition cheer squad is back in action, and the defending state champions are keeping their winning streak alive opening with a first place finish over the weekend.
The Lady Jackets swarmed the opposition once again with yet another victory on the ball field on Tuesday, likely bringing their week to an end against Gordon Central with an 11-3 finish over the Lady Warriors.
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CEDARTOWN — A fourth down and a country mile separated Rockmart from a chance to spoil Cedartown’s Doyle Kelly’s first game as a head football coach. But the Bulldogs didn’t let it happen.
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The Cedartown Bulldogs and Rockmart Yellow Jackets begin the season in their annual rival game, but before they take to the gridiron against each other both teams will be spending time on the field showing off what they've picked up during the off season.
CEDARTOWN -- The wet weather held off just long enough Sunday evening in Polk County for racers from across the globe to take part in an annual road race held just ahead of Atlanta's Peachtree Road Race.
Rockmart citizens better make room because the Rockmart High School baseball team is once again hosting for the Per-fect Game baseball tournament starting this Friday.
Editor's note: This story in this week's edition of the Standard Journal contained an error on the date. The fishing Rodeo is coming up on June 10. We have corrected the story for readers online to reflect the correct date. -KM
After years of teaching and coaching the youth of Rockmart’s middle school and high school, Steve Luke is adding another layer to his coaching career.
Editor's note: In this week's edition of the Standard Journal, we incorrectly listed Tyler Blalock's team choice for Kennesaw State. He'll be joining the track team with the Hawks.
The Lady Jackets faced a tough loss at home against Dade County but went down fighting Tuesday evening at home as the Lady Wolverines took the 3-2 win.
The Rome High track teams had a victorious opening to their outdoor season Thursday night as both the Wolves and Lady Wolves rolled to first-place finishes in a quad meet at Barron Stadium.
The Armuchee soccer team made the best of their Region 7-AA opener Friday, beating Rockmart 4-1 at home and adding to its solid start to the season.
Rockmart’s basketball season is over after a long road trip for a second round game in the Class AA state tournament ended in a hard loss in South Georgia.
A game that saw both teams compete with the wet weather went Rockmart’s way as the Lady Jackets used a late goal to beat Pepperell’s girls 3-2 on Tuesday evening.
Basketball teams around Greater Rome have no more chances for near-wins or moral victories. It is win or go home, and coaches around the area are making sure their players realize it.
There would be no upset in the Region 7-AA championship game this season. This year, from beginning to end, the Chattooga Indians were not even going to give their opponents a chance.
MACON — A day characterized by endurance and emotion also witnessed a celebration of the talent that Northwest Georgia has when it comes to wrestling on the toughest stage.
The action has been non-stop at the Macon Centreplex in the last two days, and a large group of area athletes are setting themselves apart from the best of the best.
The Armuchee Lady Indians were not taking any chances Tuesday night. With the end of the season possibly on the line, their veterans stepped up and took care of business.
This week is a chance for prep basketball teams to continue building on successful regular season campaigns or make a new start as region tournaments get underway.
The prep basketball regular season came to a close Saturday, and Model’s boys’ and girls’ teams ended it with wins over Region 7-AA opponent Rockmart in Shannon.