Homecoming night and a Floyd County rivalry matchup are sure to get football fans into the spirit.
There has been frustration this season for the Darlington Lady Tigers, but head coach Matt Larry knows they aren’t ready to hang it up and have the ability to make the most of the last two weeks of the regular season.
Several players chipped in Tuesday evening to help the Model volleyball team avoid a heartbreaker as the Lady Blue Devils swept Pepperell in Lindale for an Area 6-AA/A victory.
The Coosa High School competition cheerleaders took first in the Class AA division at the Pepperell Cheer Classic on Saturday. Model came in second. Coosa cheerleaders are Carleigh Otting (front row, from left), Maddie Graham, Katelyn Taylor, Jasmine Limon, Tori Stephens, Ansley Cowan (secon…
This past weekend’s college football action featured a record-setting performance for Kennesaw State, and a first for a former Pepperell receiver.
CAVE SPRING — Saturday was the first of a few special days each September and October when Cave Spring plays host to a group of young athletes who represent their states on the gridiron.
The No. 18 Berry College Vikings survived a back-and-forth battle Saturday at Rhodes College, winning their first Southern Athletic Association contest, 42-35.
For more than three and a half hours, No. 1 Rome and No. 4 Carrollton took one swing after another as each team’s offense fought to be the one to throw the knockout punch.
CHICKAMAUGA — The Tigers recovered from an early gut punch by the Gordon Lee Trojans and used a steady running game and a short passing game to take control and score a 24-7 Region 6-A victory on Friday night.
The Model Blue Devils picked up their first win of the 2018 season in style on Friday night, beating the visiting Dade County Wolverines 34-12 at Woodard-Tuggle Stadium in Shannon. The Blue Devils improved to 1-3 overall and 1-0 in Region 7-AA.
CALHOUN — In a wild fourth quarter, it was Pepperell who had the final huge play to make the difference in a 28-27 victory on the road at Gordon Central in the Region 7-AA opener for both teams.
It wasn’t a smooth start for the Unity Christian volleyball team Thursday evening. But every time the Lady Lions found themselves needing a boost, they got it.
Josie McGraw had two hits and three RBIs to carry the Pepperell softball team to a 13-2 win against host Coosa on Thursday in a five-inning Region 7-AA contest.
Rome’s college football teams will be out of town this weekend, but their games will be a little more meaningful as they begin conference play on the road.
Area Region 7-AA teams have gotten their feet wet through the first four weeks of the prep football season, and some teams are hoping to get a fresh start this week as region play gets under way.
The YMCA Arsenal Rome soccer teams kicked off their fall season this past weekend with five teams playing in the top division of Georgia Soccer and going 4-6-5.
The Rome High softball team did something this week it had not done in five years, but its follow-up showed how much is still left to accomplish.
Rome High’s 35-6 road win over Kell last Friday has the Wolves off to a great start in Region 7-5A and the high school football world is taking notice.
The Darlington softball team pounded out 13 hits and scored nine unanswered runs in the final three innings Tuesday to take a 13-6 win over Region 6-A/A opponent King’s Ridge Christian in Alpharetta.
Armuchee’s Chaney Holder was the top finisher of a group of local teams and runners who competed in the Carrollton Invitational cross country event.
After dropping the first two games of the season, the Pepperell football team gained some much-needed momentum Friday before heading into region play.
An early lead got away from the Shorter Hawks after two turnovers gave Tusculum a boost in the second quarter of a 61-14 loss Saturday in the first home game of the Zach Morrison era.
The Berry College football team began a three-week road stint with a 34-21 win against LaGrange on Saturday night and moved to 2-0 on the season.
MARIETTA — Rome’s Jamious Griffin carried the ball 15 times for 235 yards and three touchdowns as the visiting No. 1-ranked Wolves defeated Kell 35-6 on Friday, giving the two-time defending state champions a 30th consecutive victory.
ROCKMART — In a rarely-seen sight in Georgia high school football, Heard County forfeited Friday night’s contest to Rockmart during halftime.
Unity Christian quarterback John Nance amassed more than 400 yards of offense for the second week in a row as the Lions roared to a 52-17 win against Horizon Christian in their GICAA region opener Friday at Grizzard Park.
The Rome Braves came into Friday night’s game down 0-1 to the Lexington Legends in the South Atlantic League Southern Division Series, needing a win to stay alive in the best of three series. It wasn’t to be, however, as Rome’s bats couldn’t get going in a 6-0 loss.
After opening their season on the road last week, the Shorter football team is eager for their home opener today, while Berry College is at LaGrange for its first of three straight road games.
The YMCA Arsenal Rome U19 girls team travelled to Covington to play in the RYSA Revolution Fall Kickoff Classic where they fell 2-1 to the RYSA Lady Revs in the championship.
The Pepperell softball team used an 11-run inning in the sixth to put away Armuchee on Thursday in a six-inning 19-5 Region 7-AA win on the road.
The first game after the Labor Day holiday Wednesday signaled the final month of the high school softball regular season for a pair of Region 7-AA teams. And both know there is still plenty to do in that month.
Teams for the annual Trout Unlimited Chili Cook-Off are a dedicated bunch, and after having to wait a little longer are now able to register online for the Oct. 20 event in Ridge Ferry Park.
A handful of talented players who spent their Friday nights in the fall on the football fields of Floyd County have found their spot on Saturday’s playing for a number of college teams.
Berry senior quarterback Tate Adcock outdueled four Maryville quarterbacks Saturday and set the stage for a 38-3 win for the No. 22 Vikings to open the 2018 season.
There are always some rough spots to smooth over for football teams at the start of each season, but the teams from the four Floyd County schools have been trying to do so in tough situations.
The Rome High football team was off last week, but there were not many signs of rust as the team returned to Barron Stadium on Friday night for a matchup against North Clayton.