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Whether it’s during a game of a practice, Rome’s Alli Gaither found ways to put herself in a position to score for her team and gave as much effort as she could throughout the season.
Look up the word “commitment” in the dictionary and there just might be a photo of Nicole Rayburn next to it.
Helping lead their teams to top finishes in their respective regions and into the state playoffs, Rome’s Desmond Johnson and Calhoun’s Kaelan Riley showed plenty of guts and resolve.
Both players proved on many occasions they could score points, but it wasn’t only their scoring ability but their ability to help their teams win games any way it took that helped them rise to the top.
We didn’t know it at the time but in the bowels of The Cage Center at Berry College on Dec. 18 four local high school basketball coaches took a lesson and used it to help mold their teams.
Rome High’s girls soccer team placed six players on the Region 7-AAAAA All-Region Team.
Rome High pitcher/outfielder Josh Perkins signed to play baseball at Snead State Community College in Boaz, Alabama on Thursday in the Rome High Media Center.
Rome High School’s Kevin Strickland has resigned as girls’ basketball coach but will remain the Wolves’ athletic director.