The start of the Class AA state tennis playoffs was a success for the Armuchee girls’ team as the Lady Indians swept Monticello 5-0 at the Rome Tennis Center at Berry College on Wednesday.
It was tough to take a moment from Tuesday’s soccer game between Model and Coosa that saw either team relax. It wasn’t until the end that the result was made clear.
Rett Edwards threw a three-hit shutout, and the Model Blue Devils picked themselves up with 15 hits in a 10-0 win over Gordon Central on Tuesday at home.
Patrons and spectators enjoyed an evening of top-notch tennis while also helping raise money for a good cause on Saturday. Tennis professionals Melanie Oudin and Edina Gallovits-Hall headlined a pair of exhibition matches at Coosa Country Club as part of A Day for Puerto Rico, a fundraising …
The new era of Shorter University football took its next step forward Saturday as head coach Zach Morrison and his staff led the team’s annual spring game at Ben Brady Field. “We have improved, but we’ve still got a long way to go, and the guys know that,” Morrison said. “I’m proud of the ef…
Coach Will Wiggins was a little nervous about how his Coosa team would handle the distractions of Senior Night heading into a big home matchup against Armuchee on Friday.
The Coosa Middle School team won the Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation 2018 Prep League Baseball Junior Varsity regular season title after going 10-0. The team will start the postseason tournament Monday at Riverview Park. Shown are players Andrew Earwood (from left, front row), Pacey Smith, R…
TENNIS 101 — The Coosa Valley Tennis Association is holding Adult Tennis 101, a six-week beginner’s class, beginning Monday at the Etowah Tennis Center. The cost is $50 per person and includes a tennis racket, a one-year USTA membership and a one-time USTA league fee. The class meets each Mo…
A fight for control in a Region 7-AA soccer game finally shifted to the Model boys’ team in Calhoun on Thursday evening in a 2-0 win at Gordon Central.
There is an abundance of enthusiasm around the football program at Shorter University as spring practice comes to a close. Hawks head coach Zach Morrison feels good about the progress his squad has made since taking the helm in January.
The Unity Christian School girls’ tennis team captured the 2018 GICAA Division II-A North title this week as it gets set to host the conference’s individual state championships next week.
One win away from taking third place at the Region 7-5A tennis tournament, the Rome boys’ No. 1 doubles team fought back from a second set loss to seal the victory.
Students from a number of local schools took to Downtown Rome Tennis Center on Sunday to showcase their skills in the most recent edition of the Teach Me Tennis program’s season-ending tournament.
The Charleston Riverdogs (3-4) defeated the Rome Braves (4-3) Wednesday afternoon at State Mutual Stadium by a final score of 3-1 before a crowd of 1,237. Charleston takes the three game series two games to one.
The Coosa Valley Chapter of TU, joined by the Cohutta Chapter, returns to Rock Creek in Murray County on Saturday to do structure maintenance in anticipation of the U.S. Forest Service’s Kids Fishing Day on May 5. This is the third Kids Fishing Day to be held at this location on Fort Mountain.
Braden Hyde pitched a complete game and the Rome High baseball team used stellar defense and a five-run second inning to secure an important 6-3 Region 7-5A win over Hiram on the road Tuesday.
The first day of the Region 7-AA tennis tournament didn’t hold too many surprises, but it did build up the anticipation for today’s championship matchups.
The Pepperell girls’ golf team hosted the 2018 Girls’ Floyd County Invitational on Monday and continued its solid season with a victory over Armuchee.
The Charleston Riverdogs topped the Rome Braves Monday night at State Mutual Stadium by a final score of 10-2 before a crowd of 1,033. Chris Hess had two homers and six RBI to lead the Riverdogs.
A tennis benefit in Rome, featuring lessons from Gigi Fernandez, will raise money for hurricane relief in Puerto Rico this Friday and Saturday.
The Suns (1-3) salvaged the final game of the four game series defeating the Braves (3-1) 6-2 Sunday afternoon at State Mutual Stadium before a crowd of 1,457.
The Armuchee baseball team got some momentum in its quest to push for a good end to the season recently as the Indians won their last three games of last week, giving them a 10-11 record.
Kylie Aiken and Bayleigh Masterson strung together back-to-back RBI doubles in the bottom of the fifth inning and the Berry College softball team held on to defeat Southern Athletic Association rival Birmingham-Southern 3-1 in a Senior Day contest on Saturday afternoon.
The term “comforts of home” has been more than just a saying this season when the Rome High track and field team competes at Barron Stadium. The Wolves and Lady Wolves are backing it up with victories.
A strong start on defense and a second-half push on Model’s goal gave the Pepperell boys’ soccer team the leverage needed Friday night to take a 3-2 victory over the Blue Devils in Lindale.
In introducing Rome High’s new softball coach, school system athletic director John Reid described Emily “Bird” Herren as someone who “lives” the game of softball.
Getting a win in the season opener is a good feeling for any baseball team. Doing so while getting double-digit hits and regularly causing the other team’s batters trouble only amplifies it.
The Rome Braves have released their 2018 roster. The season begins tonight at State Mutual Stadium against the Hagerstown Suns, an affiliate of the Washington Nationals. First pitch is 7 p.m.
There is always a mix of returning players and fresh faces when the Rome Braves start the season. But fans will recognize a few more names on the opening day roster than usual.
Austin Cloud drove in five runs and Zuker Campbell kept North Cobb Christian’s hitters in check as Darlington took an 11-1 win on the road Wednesday.
Just off of spring break, tennis teams were back on the courts Tuesday afternoon with little time to spare before diving into what they each hope will be a productive offseason.
The Coosa baseball team rallied for three runs in the second inning and made them last in a 3-2 road victory over Chattooga on Tuesday.
Bayleigh Masterson homered twice and Brittany Tuttle became the first softball player in Berry College history to reach 100 career stolen bases Saturday as the No. 5-ranked Vikings defeated Rhodes College 7-4 to take the series.
A five-run first inning gave the Rome High baseball team the foundation needed for a 10-8 win over region rival Cass on the road Friday evening.
Rome Area Volleyball Club 14s team had a successful weekend at the Atlanta Volleyball Academy's March Mash-Up volleyball tournament in Atlanta earlier this month. The young team finished in first place after winning 11 of 12 sets.
A mid-week series went Shorter University’s way after the Lady Hawks’ softball team managed to edge No. 22 Alabama Huntsville in both games of a doubleheader Thursday.
The YMCA’s Arsenal Rome Select and Academy headed into spring break last weekend with the Select teams going 2-2. The Academy teams went 3-6-2 against an assortment of Atlanta teams on Saturday and 2-4-1 with Jones Bridge on Sunday making their season record 16-29-8.
A day after a rough loss at Rockmart, the Armuchee baseball team turned things around in a rescheduled game against Gordon Central and won 10-1 on its home field.
A battle from the pitcher’s mound was decided in the field Tuesday as a string of Coosa miscues led to Pepperell squeezing out a pair of runs for a 2-0 Region 7-AA win.
Shorter University’s baseball team hosted Carson-Newman on Tuesday and captured a 3-1 win over the non-conference foe to bring the Hawks’ winning streak to three games.