It was clear Tuesday that the Darlington Lady Tigers have a talented squad for the 2018-2019 season, but they aren’t ready to stand around and waste any time in putting that talent to use.
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.
As a group of juniors, JD Hull, Eli Brooks, Barrick Wade and Andrew Land helped carry the Darlington Tigers to the second round of the state playoffs.
Despite reasons to make excuses for possibly dropping their playoff game against Maryville on Saturday, the Berry College Vikings simply strengthened their resolve and turned in their most dominating performance in six weeks.
Maycy Owens helped the Pepperell girls’ basketball season get off to a good start Saturday in at home as the Lady Dragons picked up a 54-41 win over Paulding County.
With the Cedar Shoals defense trying to contain Rome High running back Jamious Griffin as best it could, the visiting Jaguars found out that focusing on one weapon only allows the others to step up.
What the Darlington defenders near the front started against Aquinas on Friday night, the ones in the secondary stepped up to help finish it.
The Rockmart Yellow Jackets kept their historic season alive Friday as the team moves on to the quarterfinals of the Class AA playoffs.
Darlington head football coach Tommy Atha wants his team to take firm grasp of the opportunity that’s in front them as the Tigers prepare for the playoffs.
A final push helped give the Model boys’ basketball team a victory in their first game of the season as the Blue Devils took a 75-74 win over visiting Northwest Whitfield on Thursday night.
The YMCA Arsenal Rome Select soccer teams closed out the season with a 7-4 record to make it 52 wins, 49 losses, and 13 ties for the season.
A late spark by senior Mary Kate Wheeler made the difference for the Armuchee girls’ basketball team Wednesday evening, giving the Lady Indians a 43-40 win over visiting Gordon Lee.
The season may have ended too soon for the Berry College volleyball team, but it did give the Vikings something to make it a memorable one.
As the Rome High Wolves keep their focus on continuing success in the playoffs, a community pep rally will be held this week prior to the team’s Sweet 16 game against Cedar Shoals.
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…
The Berry College Vikings will face a familiar opponent Saturday in the opening round of the playoffs, and if history is any indicator, the Vikings are in a good position.
Among the setbacks and the close calls, the Armuchee varsity competition cheerleaders managed to take the sum of an entire season and put it into two days of top performances at the GHSA state cheerleading championships.
The Berry volleyball team saw a season filled with accolades come to an end Saturday with a loss in the NCAA Division III Regional semifinals at The Cage Center.
The Berry football team was denied a second straight undefeated regular season Saturday, but the Vikings’ season will continue when they begin the NCAA Division III playoffs next week.
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.
Whether a landslide or a close-fought battle, Rome High head football coach John Reid knows his team has to focus on getting a victory each week at a point in the season when it’s win or go home.
SUMMERVILLE — It took 48 minutes of hard-nosed defense and grinding offense, but the Chattooga Indians gave their school and community a home playoff victory.
The Rockmart football team opened the GHSA Class AA state playoffs topping South Atlanta 55-0 at home Friday and will host Bremen next week in the second round.
The Coosa and Pepperell football teams saw their seasons come to a close Friday as both teams were defeated on the road in the opening round of the Class AA state playoffs.
The way the Georgia Highlands Chargers ended last season informed how they began this season, but it is going to be a nearly new cast of characters who help determine how the story goes.
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.
Berry soccer players Alec Jones and Jake Williamson were awarded first-team honors when the Southern Athletic Association released its men’s soccer All-Conference teams.
After a week off from the gridiron, the Rome High Wolves are headed back to where they’ve seen so much success in recent years — the playoffs.
There’s no mistaking that the competition cheerleading teams in Region 7-AA have a mystique surrounding them when they attend the GHSA Cheerleading State Championships each year.
The United States Tennis Association has awarded the Berry College Professional Tennis Management program a $10,000 grant to help recruit more students.
The Georgia High School Association state football playoffs get underway Friday with several teams from in and around Rome looking to add on to success found in the regular season.
Berry head volleyball coach Caitlyn Moriarty expressed a hope Sunday of returning to the Cage Center one more time this season and having home court advantage again.
The Berry College volleyball team had just one blemish on its conference record this season, and when the opportunity arose to avenge that loss with a title on the line, the Vikings came through.
CARROLLTON — Anchoring performances by two Armuchee runners mixed with the consistent pack mentality of their teammates to give the school a pair of top-three state finishes Saturday.
The Berry volleyball team had a rare setback early in its matchup against Sewanee, but the Lady Vikings rallied to make their way to today’s Southern Athletic Association championship match.
The Shorter football team scored two touchdowns in the second half of Saturday’s road game against North Alabama to avoid a shutout, but the Lions’ lead was too much to overcome in a 41-14 loss.
While the Chattooga football team has made the playoffs all five seasons Charles Hammon has been at the helm, this year’s playoff appearance will be special to the team’s head coach.
The Darlington Tigers aren’t sure if they will have to play next Friday or get an extra week of rest before starting the playoffs, but they know they have some momentum to help see them through either way.
Quarterback Dylan Bailey threw for 214 yards and four touchdowns on just six completions Friday night, and the No. 2 Rockmart Yellow Jackets completed their first undefeated regular season in almost 30 years.
Kenon Dixon rushed for 155 yards and threw for 90 yards in an all-out effort to lead Coosa to a 37-14 win over Region 7-AA foe Gordon Central in Calhoun on Friday night, giving the Eagles the No. 4 seed in the region and a spot in the Class AA state playoffs.
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.