Armuchee boys win at hom
A quick downpour right as the game began probably had Armuchee players worried that Tuesday’s game would be yet another cancellation.
High school football players tired of hitting and tackling their teammates get a chance to hit some different opponents tonight as every Rome-area football team plays a preseason game. Three games feature local teams facing off with Model playing at Pepperell, Rome traveling to Calhoun and Coosa traveling to Gordon Central.
On Saturday morning at the Huffman Center at Darlington, eight local high school volleyball teams will enter the building and when the smoke clears one will leave as the 2014 Battle of the Counties champion.
After 16 runs and 4½ innings of play, the scoreboard strangely displayed zeroes. That’s because it was a preseason scrimmage which didn’t count, so no one was taking score. Well, almost no one.
Armuchee head coach Muhammad Abdellatif needs his team to compete fiercely with each other; if they can take that critical step, they can be problematic for opponents.
While soccer remains a team game, wins and losses are often times determined by the goalkeeper. That individual’s efforts, both physically and vocally, affect the game in extraordinary ways.
A state championship team and two others that grabbed third-place finishes at their state tournaments highlighted a solid year of girl’s golf for local teams.
Seven local girls tennis teams advanced to the Georgia High School Association State Playoffs this season giving a definite local flair to the postseason.
Two area sophomores led the way for girl’s track teams as 16 local athletes scored points at the Georgia High School Association State Meets in Albany this season.