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Wednesday 08/20/2014
Lacrosse coaches association honors Berry students
Posted: August 20, 2014

GRAND LAKE, Colo. -- The Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) honored 363 student-athletes from 126 different institutions with inclusion in the 2014 IWLCA Division III Academic Honor Roll. Berry College had four student-athletes earn the prestigious distinction. 

Rome Braves fall 11-3 to Savannah Sand Gnats
Posted: August 20, 2014

Riding a five-game win streak coming into Tuesday night’s match-up, first-place Savannah did not look in the rear view mirror when racing past Rome 11-3 in front of 1,534 at State Mutual Stadium. 

Arsenal girls take 2nd in bracket at Classic
Posted: August 20, 2014

YMCA’s Arsenal U12 girls finished second in their bracket at the NASA Classic Tournament this past weekend.

Berry’s Simons reflects on 1990 season
Posted: August 20, 2014

Second-year head coach Becky Burleigh and the 1990 team entered that fall as the top-ranked school in the NAIA preseason national poll on the heels of a national runner-up finish in 1989.

Vikes practice in full pads
Updated: August 20, 2014 - 12:05 pm

The Berry College Vikings practiced full contact in drills and offense-defense full contact scrimmages during a practice session Tuesday at Berry College. The team opens play at home Sept. 27 against Rhodes at Barron Stadium.

Tuesday 08/19/2014
Rome Braves release 2015 schedule
Posted: August 19, 2014

Rome, GA – The 2015 Rome Braves schedule has been released (attached). Rome will open the season at home on April 9 against the Asheville Tourists which begins a seven game home stand. The 2015 Promotional Calendar and special game times will be released at a later date.

Rome braves activate Meneses from disabled list
Posted: August 19, 2014

August 19, 2014 – The Rome Braves announce that INF Joey Meneses has been activated from the disabled list and INF Gerald Chin has been placed on the disabled list retroactive to August 15 with a right hamstring strain. RHP Chris Diaz has been placed on the DL retroactive to August 16 with a left shoulder strain and RHP Tyler Brosius has also been placed on the DL retroactive to August 17 with a right ankle contusion. The roster is at 24 players.

A look back: Berry women's soccer national Championship of 1990
Posted: August 19, 2014

Second-year head coach Becky Burleigh and the 1990 team entered that fall as the top-ranked school in the NAIA preseason national poll on the heels of a national runner-up finish in 1989.

Monday 08/18/2014
TALKING TROUT: A whole lot of fishing going on
Updated: August 18, 2014 - 10:15 pm

Summer is a great time to go to the mountains, the rivers and the ocean to get away from the stress of work and everyday chores that occur this time of year.

Rome Braves downed by RiverDogs
Posted: August 18, 2014

Final: RiverDogs 5, Braves 4

Coaches, AD to give out tickets for game in Dallas
Posted: August 18, 2014

Shorter University Director of Athletics Bill Peterson and head basketball coaches Chad Warner and Vic Mitchell have upped the ante for Hawk Nation, most notably, the Shorter student body.

Sunday 08/17/2014
1 returns to win again; another wins in 1st appearance
Posted: August 17, 2014

For one winner, Saturday marked a triumphant return while another local running standout got to run the Gary Tillman Clocktower Road Race for the first time Saturday morning.

JOSH BROWN COLUMN: 5 things you should do to survive an Atlanta Braves collapse
Posted: August 17, 2014

Being an Atlanta Braves fan can be very harmful for your health.

Rome Braves come up short against RiverDogs
Posted: August 17, 2014

Final: RiverDogs 7, Braves 2

Excitement builds for Hawks
Posted: August 17, 2014

There are times when it takes some time for a team to get into the swing of things during the preseason.

Saturday 08/16/2014
Rome Braves take down RiverDogs
Posted: August 16, 2014

Final: Braves 7, RiverDogs 4

Friday 08/15/2014
Shorter golf adds four to complete 2014-15 roster
Posted: August 15, 2014

Shorter golf completes its 2014-15 rosters with the addition of four signees the team announced Friday afternoon; joining the Lady Hawks will be Jennifer Yu, and joining the Hawks will be Brandon Brookins, Drew Brennan, and Anthony Owens.

NORMAN AREY COLUMN: Silly Yankees, South won’t go quietly
Posted: August 15, 2014

Norman Arey writes about the college football playoffs in his column in Friday's print edition of the Rome News-Tribune.

Thursday 08/14/2014
Rome Braves edge RiverDogs
Posted: August 14, 2014

Final: Braves 3, RiverDogs 2

Catfish tournament returns to Rome’s rivers
Posted: August 14, 2014

ROME, GA. — The Bass Pro Shops Big Cat Quest National Tournament Series is pleased to announce that Rome will be a stop in the national tournament’s schedule of events, Saturday, August 30, 2014. Anglers of all skill levels and abilities are invited to participate in the one-day catfish tournament.