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Local high school football teams are taking their quest for a state championship on the road this week, bringing two teams back to the quarterfinals while one ends a decades-long drought.

The Berry College football team’s reputation as one of the top Southern Athletic Association programs was cemented once again Monday as the team received three of the league’s five year-end awards and had 21 players selected as all-conference.

The Rome Braves and Atlanta Braves congratulate OF Ronald Acuña Jr. on winning the 2018 National League Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year award. Acuña Jr. captured 27 of 30 first-place votes from the Baseball Writers’ Association of America (BBWAA), which has given the award nationally sinc…

Former Model standout VJ Saxton scored 23 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead the Georgia Highlands College men’s team to a 99-82 win over Walters State on Saturday to conclude the annual Dana Davis Classic.

Georgia Highlands women’s head coach Brandan Harrell knows he has a team of talented players who can do great things this season. He just has to be patient to get them all on the court at the same time.

A week after winning its second straight Region 7-5A title, the Rome High boys’ cross country team capped its season Friday with a top-10 finish in the GHSA boys’ Class 5A state championship race in Carrollton.

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