It was back in spring training when Rome Braves manager Rocket Wheeler was with outfielder Jefrey Ramos while looking at the team’s roster.
The Rome Braves fell to the Lexington Legends 7-4 Saturday before a crowd of 2,848. Rome has lost four in a row since clinching the South Atlantic League Southern Division first half title.
The Rome Braves were locked in extra innings Thursday night in Greenville, South Carolina, when their fate was made 111 miles to the south.
Darlington head football coach Tommy Atha keeps it simple when it comes to his 7-on-7 passing camp — no scores, no winners, just teams getting their playbooks in order before the season gets underway.
The Rome Braves have won the South Atlantic League Southern Division first half title after the Augusta GreenJackets lost to the West Virginia Power on Thursday night.
Parents and guardians around the region should be sharpening hooks and checking rod and reels in preparation for Trout Unlimited’s annual Kids Fishing Day on Saturday.
The Rome Braves walked off a win Saturday night at State Mutual Stadium with an RBI single from Austin Bush in the bottom of the ninth to beat Kannapolis 5-4 before a crowd of 2,593.
Rome, GA – The Rome Braves fell to the Kannapolis Intimidators 8-3 Friday evening at State Mutual Stadium before a crowd of 2,178. The game began 49 minutes late due to storms in the Northwest Georgia area.
In the more than 20 years Tommy Atha has been running a youth football camp at Darlington, he’s seen hundreds of players come through and go on to successful high school and college careers.
Conversation about the top teams in the South Atlantic League this season has to include the Rome Braves. So when it came time for the selections to the 2018 SAL All-Star Game, Rome was well represented.
A senior pitcher who took his game to the next level and a group of talented underclassmen highlight the local players who were named to the 2018 Region 7-AA All-Region Team.
The South Atlantic League has released the members of the 2018 All-Star team and six members of the Rome Braves have been selected for this tremendous honor. Eric Krupa, president of the South Atlantic League, announced the rosters earlier today for the 59th Annual SAL All-Star Game to be pl…
The Berry College football program will enter their sixth season of play this year when the Vikings open play Sept. 1 at Valhalla Stadium against Maryville.
Rome High head track and field coach Nick Bridges feels the area is at a disadvantage when it comes to getting athletes ready for a career in track or running.
The Rome Braves announce that Atlanta Braves pitcher Mike Soroka is scheduled to pitch Friday night at State Mutual Stadium as part of a Major League Baseball rehab assignment. Soroka was placed on the 10-day disabled list on May 17th retroactive to May 14th with a right shoulder strain.
Completing their high school career, graduating and moving on to the next level is just another step successful student athletes accomplish.
A solid variety of talent and positions are expected to join Berry College on the turf of Valhalla this fall as the Vikings enter their sixth season of competition with some expectations.
Softball player Kassie Howard and baseball player Jacob Delk have left lasting impressions in the record books of Berry College Athletics, and they are rounding out their careers with one final feather in their caps.
A season of school records and consistent success provided the background to Rome High track and field coach Nick Bridges being named Rome City Schools’ 2017-2018 System Coach of the Year.
ROME YOUTH TRACK CAMP — Rome High’s track and field program is hosting the Rome Wolves Track and Field Youth Camp at Barron Stadium from Tuesday through Thursday. The camp will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. each day and is open to children ages 5-14. The cost is $40 and registration is availab…
Fans attending the Class 4A and Class 6A GHSA state baseball championships at State Mutual Stadium on Wednesday got to see their fair share of exciting baseball.
The B15 Arsenal Select team qualified for the State Cup, a GSSA sanctioned tournament for the top 16 teams in the state. They beat Concorde Fire South Black, who finished 4th in Classic Blue, in the play-in game this Saturday. In an 8-2 thrashing goals came from Gonzalo Lemus, Brady Williams…
The Darlington girls’ golf team left no question as to who was the best team on the course during the GHSA Class A-Private state championship at Heron Bay Golf and Country Club in Locust Grove.
With nearly half of the lower level awash in purple, State Mutual Stadium could have been labeled Cartersville East on Monday evening for the Class 4A state baseball championship.
The first day of competition at the GHSA Golf State Championships was a good one for the Rome area golfers spread out across Georgia in pursuit of being the best.
The Cartersville Hurricanes recovered from early setbacks Monday at State Mutual Stadium and forced a decisive Game 3 against Jefferson for the Class 4A state championship.
The action on the courts at the Rome Tennis Center of Berry College on Monday saw some of the nation’s top junior tennis players battle for a chance at a championship.
The Rome Braves defeated the Asheville Tourists 6-2 Saturday evening at State Mutual Stadium before a crowd of 3,232. The victory was Rome’s fourth in a row.
Rome is once again welcoming some of the top high school athletes to town this week as State Mutual Stadium hosts two of the GHSA Baseball State Championship series.
It wasn’t flashy, but the Rome Braves’ series opening win over Asheville served as a solid representation of how the team has built a 24-15 record and is staying near the top of the South Atlantic League standings.
Darlington head football coach Tommy Atha isn’t looking for the easy route this football season. That’s why he set up Thursday night’s spring game against Class 6A powerhouse Dalton at Darlington’s Chris Hunter Stadium.
The Berry softball team saw its 15-game winning streak come to an end Friday as the Vikings were shut out 4-0 to Virginia Wesleyan in the opener of the NCAA Division III Super Regionals
Jean Carlos Encarnacion homered and had three hits, and Bruce Zimmermann struck out nine hitters over seven innings as the Rome Braves defeated the Asheville Tourists 1-0 on Thursday.
Northwest Georgia golfers will try to cap their seasons with state titles next week as GHSA Golf State Championships get under way across the state.
The Rome Braves announce the Atlanta Braves infielder Danby Swanson is scheduled to make a rehab appearance tonight at State Mutual Stadium against the Asheville Tourists at 7 p.m. Swanson was placed on the disabled list on May 4th with left wrist inflammation. He last played on May 2nd when…
The road for 32 high school tennis teams led to Rome last weekend, and they brought quite a number of fans, parents and curious spectators with them.