Armuchee's Savannah Poole (seated, second from right) signs to play softball for Young Harris College during a ceremony Friday, April 20, 2018. Joining her are her grandmother, Judy Hart (seated, from left), her mother, Kim Hart-Poole, her father, Brad Poole, Armuchee assistant softball coac…
Model's Jason Ortega (seated, second from right) signs to play soccer at Truett-McConnell College during a ceremony Friday, April 20, 2018. Joining him are his father, Mauricio Espinoza (seated, from left), his brother, Kevin Espinoza, his sister, Abigail Espinoza, his mother, Reina Espinoza…
Rome High's Taya Gibson (second from left) signs to play basketball at Columbus State University during a ceremony Friday, April 20, 2018. Joining her are her mother, Sequita Gibson (from left), her sister, Tarrah Gibson, and her father, Ricardo Gibson. (Photo by Todd Ollis)
Getting to the region track and field championship can feel like the completion of something, but Rome High head coach Nick Bridges is quick to correct anyone who rests on that assumption.
Boosted by performances in the field events, the Pepperell boys’ track and field team claimed the Region 7-AA championship on Thursday on the final day of the region meet at Gordon Central High School.
In exclusive voting by head coaches of the Southern Athletic Association, the Berry College softball team swept the major all-conference awards and had six Vikings named to the All-SAA first team.
Jacob Delk hit a bases-clearing, three-RBI triple in the bottom of the eighth inning to seal a 9-4 victory for Berry College over Hendrix in the opening round of the Southern Athletic Association tournament on Thursday night.
The Coosa Eagles got an early lead and then held on down the stretch to defeat Pepperell 8-7 in each team’s Region 7-AA finale Thursday.
Hitting a rough patch as the home stretch is in sight is the kind of obstacle that can throw a golfer off of their game. But there is a reward for pressing through and being able to rise above it.
A year after she played her own sister for the state championship, Dory Williams played for the GICAA title with another familiar face across the court from her.
The Augusta GreenJackets defeated the Rome Braves 6-1 Thursday evening at State Mutual Stadium before a chilly crowd of 1,505. Sloppy defense hurt the Braves leading to five unearned Augusta runs.
The YMCA’s Arsenal Rome Select and Academy teams got some games in before the storm. The Select teams posted a 2-3-2 making their season record 15-11-4. Over the past two weekends the Academy teams carded a 6-2-1 record with Brookhaven and a 3-7-4 with the Cherokee Impact making their season…
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.