ROCKMART — There was adversity to overcome early in the Rockmart softball team’s Sweet 16 series with Banks County. But it was the late developments in both games of the doubleheader that were the hardest to swallow.
The YMCA Arsenal Rome Select soccer teams were led this weekend by the U14 boy’s (2005 birthdays) 2 strong wins and posted a 6-8-1 record to make it 27 wins, 33 losses, and 9 ties for the season.
It will be a full week since their last match when the Pepperell volleyball team takes on Chattooga in the first round of the Class A/AA Public state playoffs Saturday.
The 23rd Annual Trout Unlimited Chili Cook-Off is this weekend and the local chapter is planning plenty of things for visitors to do besides tasting some of the best chili from dozens of teams.
After a knockout performance in the opening round of the Class AA state playoffs, the Pepperell softball team is ready for round two.
The Berry College volleyball team continues to be a dominant force in Southern Athletic Association play with recent 3-0 wins against conference foes Hendrix and Rhodes.
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves have agreed to a two-year contract extension with manager Brian Snitker, who guided the team to its first playoff berth since 2013.
Finding a competitive team in Area 6-A/AA Public this season was not difficult. So when the area tournament came around Saturday, there were plenty of close calls and tight games.
Saturday was a busy day for volleyball teams in Floyd County. Rome High and Unity Christian School each hosted their respective league tournaments and set up favorable routes in the state playoffs.
Playing in a heavy downpour at times Saturday in Conway, Arkansas, the Berry College Vikings took advantage of three Hendrix turnovers and settled in for a 35-14 win over in a Southern Athletic Association contest.
There was no doubt in Darlington head coach Tommy Atha’s mind that Trion was going to give everything it had to try and top his team on the road at Chris Hunter Stadium on Friday night.
Coming off a much-needed bye week, the Unity Christian Lions used a balanced offensive attack and a dominant defense to get back on track with a 52-14 win over Camp Jewell on Friday night at Grizzard Park.
There was no stopping the Rome High football team Friday night as the No. 1-ranked Wolves ran for 404 yards total and scored six touchdowns in the second quarter en route to a 68-7 road win over Paulding County.
The Rome Lady Wolves and the Unity Christian Lady Lions will both take hot streaks into this week’s region tournament action at their respective home courts.
I just checked the weather and, although a hurricane is coming this week, the extended forecast is for more normal weather the week of the 23rd annual Trout Unlimited Chili Cook Off at Ridge Ferry Park.
The high school softball state playoffs kicked off with a bang Tuesday for the representatives from Region 7-AA, with three area teams punching their tickets to next week’s second round.
The Berry College football team continues its remarkable season this week with a road trip to Hendrix College and a couple of players who have been garnering attention.
Berry College’s Bryson Lamboy has been named the Southern Athletic Association Football Defensive Player of the Week after a stellar defensive performance against Sewanee on Mountain Day.
Frustration is still a part of the mix of emotions on the Shorter Hawks sideline. But recent games have also included some flashes of celebration as the team shows its determination.
Rome High’s Jamious Griffin has already surpassed what took him 15 games last season, and there’s no sign the running back is going to slow down anytime soon.
DeMarco Brown was part of six touchdowns and the Georgia School for the Deaf used a dominant second quarter to overtake the Tennessee School for the Deaf 60-42 on Saturday in Knoxville, Tennessee.
Chloe Purdy set an Armuchee girls school record with her first-place finish in the Rome All Area Championships at Georgia Highlands College on Saturday morning.
Rome High’s Jamious Griffin had a career night for the Wolves as the team maintained its spot at the top of the Region 7-5A standings and rolled to its 34th straight victory.
There was no short supply of big hits and powerful runs in the battle for sole possession of first place in Region 7-AA on Friday night in Lindale. And the advantage was on Rockmart’s side in the end.
SUMMERVILLE — The Chattooga Indians put on a show for their fans on homecoming night at Buddy Windle Field, rolling past the Model Blue Devils 41-8 on Friday.
Coosa quarterback Kenon Dixon rushed for four touchdowns and passed for three more to lead the Eagles to their second straight win Friday, keeping their hopes alive in the Region 7-AA standings.
The motto of the Coosa High School volleyball team this season is “We are one,” a nod to the team focusing on its own growth and not its outstanding goals or opponents.
On certain evenings during the week, the Rome High School cafeteria is filled with the sound of laughter but not hungry stomachs as the Rome Wolves football team enjoys a spaghetti supper.
The Trout Unlimited 23rd Annual Chili Cook-Off returns to Ridge Ferry Park Oct. 20 and weekly meetings by the cook-off committee are ironing out all the details so that things go off without a hitch.
The YMCA Arsenal Rome Select soccer teams were led by the U19 boy’s (2000 birthdays) 2 strong wins and posted a 5-5-1 record to make it 21 wins, 25 losses, and 8 ties for the season.
After a 61-0 blowout of Austin College last Saturday, the Berry College football team jumped to No. 14 in the latest D3football.com Top 25, the highest ranking in program history.
In a rare move that was brought about by last week’s rain that poured across Floyd County, the top four softball teams in the Region 7-AA standings will move on to the Class AA state playoffs without a region tournament.
The Rome Composite Mountain Bike team moved up from 24th to 14th in team standings after the second race in the 2018 Georgia interscholastic Cycling League.
Homecoming in Cave Spring came with a win for the Georgia School for the Deaf football team on Saturday as the Tigers defeated The Carolinas Schools for the Deaf 44-22 at Van Cott Stadium.
Shorter football fans at Barron Stadium on Saturday got to see the Hawks put on their best performance of the season so far despite losing to sixth-ranked West Georgia 58-27.
Armuchee’s Chloe Purdy and Chaney Holder were the top finishers among local runners with Purdy leading her team to a top-10 finish Saturday at the 15th annual Darlington Cross Country Festival.
Darlington’s football team had the perfect remedy on Friday night for its first loss of the season — a come-from-behind win to defeat the top-rated school in the Class A Private Power Ratings.
Two Floyd County teams entered Model’s Woodard-Tuggle Stadium on Friday for a chance at staying atop the Region 7-AA standings. And Pepperell made its case pretty convincingly.
Desperate for their first Region 7-AA win, both Coosa and Armuchee fought tooth and nail Friday night in a grudge match at Eagle Stadium. But after three quarters of matching each other shot for shot, Coosa took flight.
It was a long night for the Unity Christian Lions as they fell short against visiting Praise Christian Academy 58-26 in a region matchup.