The value of experience and camaraderie is helping the Pepperell Lady Dragons feel a little more comfortable on the volleyball court this season, and they are hoping to convert that into meaningful wins as the area tournament draws near.
The Berry and Shorter football teams have been away for a while, but the Vikings and Hawks will soon be back in familiar settings surrounded by their home fans.
In a back-and-forth battle for SAA supremacy, the Berry Vikings managed to escape with a 38-35 overtime victory Saturday night against the Centre Colonels, maintaining their perfect record.
The Pepperell football team had a slow start to the season, but the Dragons have taken off, winning their last three games and holding a 2-0 record in Region 7-AA.
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves capped a most surprising season by clinching their first NL East crown since 2013, with Mike Foltynewicz taking a no-hitter into the seventh inning Saturday in a 5-3 win over the Philadelphia Phillies.
The Intercollegiate Tennis Association Atlantic South regional tennis championships will wind up Sunday at the Rome Tennis Center at Berry College.
In a neighborly battle between Floyd County foes looking to turn around their season, it was the Model Blue Devils who came out on top on Friday night.
A string of Darlington penalties opened the door for Mt. Zion in the fourth quarter Friday night and the Tigers weren’t able to pin them back.
Jamious Griffin ran for 147 and two touchdowns to lead Rome High’s relentless ground game as the Wolves rolled to a 49-14 win over Cass at Barron Stadium on Friday night.
The Pepperell football team downed Region 7-AA foe Coosa behind the arm of sophomore quarterback Gage Moses on Friday night. Moses was 6 of 8 for 185 yards and three touchdowns in the 38-14 win in Lindale.
A final kick and a solid lead provided the foundation for a double Rome High victory Thursday at the annual City-County Cross Country Championships.
Rome High head football coach John Reid breaks his team’s schedule up into three sections, and the Wolves are gearing up to face the finale of part one.
The Pepperell softball team completed a season sweep of Region 7-AA opponent Chattooga on Thursday with a 5-2 win in Lindale. The Lady Dragons beat the Lady Indians 7-2 at Chattooga last Monday.
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.