Sports

Coming back from winning its second straight Southern Athletic Association regular season and tournament titles, the Berry Volleyball team will open this season ranked No. 19 in the American Volleyball Coaches Association Division III preseason poll.

While some teams have already gotten their first matches out of the way, local volleyball action kicks into high gear this week with teams inside and outside of Floyd County hitting the court.

A big third quarter run and a deep bench that provided points and rebounds proved key to the Trion Goats grabbing a 71-51 win over Puroclean in the finals of the Rome Floyd Parks and Recreation Adult Summer Basketball League on Tuesday evening at the Anthony Center in Garden Lakes.

The softball season begins at nearly the same time as the start of the school year for many local teams and is the early indicator that another cycle of high school sports is here.

Five members of the Three Rivers Swim Club recently faced off against some of the top swimmers in the state at the Georgia Senior State Championship meet this past week at the Gabrielsen Natatorium in Athens.

KANNAPOLIS, NC — The Rome offense showed up in a big way on Sunday evening, smacking four home runs and smacking down the Kannapolis pitching staff in a 9-3 Braves win. Griffin Benson hit two homers and drove in four runs as Rome salvaged the final game of the series. The Braves finished the…

Rome pitcher Gabriel Noguera surrendered two early runs but settled down to give the offense a chance to catch up as the Braves came away with a rain-delayed 4-3 road win against Charleston on Wednesday afternoon.

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