What started as a string of phone calls finally becomes an evening of high school football frenzy today in Rome as the 27th annual MetroPCS Corky Kell Classic begins at Barron Stadium.
It’s been eight months since the Rome High football team returned from Warner Robins with the program’s second state championship trophy in as many years held high.
A week into the high school softball season has given Pepperell head coach Jeff Rickman some things to feel good about as his team has powered through the early part of the schedule.
The Rome Lady Wolves earned a win in its first matches of the season Tuesday as they defeated Coahulla Creek 25-20, 25-17 on the road at LaFayette.
The 2018 Georgia high school football regular season kicks off at Rome’s Barron Stadium thanks to its inclusion as a host site of the Corky Kell Classic.
The start of Zach Morrison’s first preseason camp as Shorter head football coach has had one thing he has been pleased to see — competition.
The Rome Braves and South Atlantic League President Eric Krupa announced that Rome pitcher Alan Rangel has been named as the league’s pitcher of the week for August 6-12. We congratulate Alan on this honor.
The experience and talent of back-to-back state championship seasons came through in Rome High’s performance in its preseason scrimmage.
For everything good that happened for Model during its scrimmage Friday night, the Blue Devils just couldn’t escape mistakes at the worst possible time.
There’s no doubt the talent of local volleyball teams is putting Northwest Georgia in the state spotlight, and expectations are high this season as plenty of that talent returns to the court.
The Pepperell and Rome softball teams spent the day on the road Saturday in tournaments with Pepperell at the Lady Tigers Invitational in Temple and Rome at the Lead-off Slam at Carrollton.
The month prior to this week’s USTA Girls’ 14 National Hard Court Championships included a setback for Florida’s Natalie Block and Lara Smejkal.
Tonight at 7:30 p.m. is the kickoff time for the first scrimmage between Rome High School and New Manchester at Barron Stadium. These opening scrimmages are good games to use as prep since the coaches have very little film to review from last year.
The Darlington Tigers’ defense showed its resilience Thursday during a scrimmage against Region 6-A rival Whitefield Academy on an overcast evening at Chris Hunter Stadium.
Top-seeded singles player Eleana Yu survived another tough test Thursday in the quarterfinals of the USTA Girls’ 14 National Hard Court Championships at the Rome Tennis Center at Berry College.
The route to crown the next USTA Girls’ 14 National Hard Court champion reached a benchmark Wednesday as the singles draw set its quarterfinal matches after a grueling morning of competition.
Maddie Clay had three RBIs, and the rest of Pepperell’s lineup followed suit as the Lady Dragons opened the 2018 season with an 11-5 run-rule win over visiting Temple in five innings on Tuesday.
For the first time in its 27-year history, the Metro PCS Corky Kell Classic event travels to Rome on Aug. 16 for its opening games and Harbin Clinic has signed on to be the presenting sponsor.
A week of rain and less-than perfect practice conditions made Saturday’s season-opening softball game between Darlington and Coosa a must-have for each team’s coach to judge just where their teams stood at this early point.
They come from across the country, but seeing the players greet each other and interact on the eve of the USTA Girls’ 14 National Championships revealed the bond some of them share.
Nemo Reddish helped his high school team reach the pinnacle of success. Now he’s getting recognized for the work he’s doing at the college level.
With the summer months winding down, area high school softball players are gearing up to show their work and dedication on the diamond as the season hits opening day.
With less than two weeks left before Rome and Marietta meet on the gridiron as part of the Corky Kell Classic, the leaders of both cities are adding something extra to the festivities.
A national championship is once again up for grabs on the courts at the Rome Tennis Center at Berry College as some of the nation’s most talented junior tennis players converge on the facility this weekend.
Trevor Proctor’s senior season didn’t go as he had hoped, but he’s making up for lost time by being able to solidify his future both on the diamond and in the classroom.
Superheroes of all shapes and sizes will converge at Ridge Ferry Park in Downtown Rome on Saturday, Sept. 29 for the third edition of the Harbin Hero Hustle 5K Race and Health Walk.
Chatter about the back-to-back state champion Rome High Wolves can already be heard on the sidewalks and side streets of downtown, and head coach John Reid said the pack is handling the hype with hard work and a level head.
Mason Hunter, Samson Mumber, and A.J. Williams, Jr., had 7 Top 8 Finishes in Finals and added 5 new National Meet Qualifications for Three Rivers Swim Club, TRSC, at the Georgia Senior Long Course State Championships in Athens this past weekend.
Beginning Wednesday, high school football teams in Georgia will be able to don their pads for practice sessions as the start of the 2018 season inches closer.
Six years into his time helping mold the Berry College football program from its beginnings, head coach Tony Kunczewski can boast about a lot of things.
Two young Rome swimmers went up against some of the top competition in their age groups this past weekend at Georgia Tech’s McAuley Aquatic Center.
From one chapter to the next, Barbara Kennedy-Dixon found success and meaning in her life that took the East Rome graduate to the peak of ACC basketball prowess and beyond.
There have been a few times in the last week and a half where things didn’t go as scheduled for the Rome Braves. The results have been right on the mark, however.
The Georgia High School Association has made a move to ensure that all of the football state championship games this season can be played at Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium — no matter the situation.
The Rome Braves have struggled since the All-Star break, but recently the Braves have looked more like the team that won the first half of the South Atlantic League season.
The Rome Braves got their fourth and fifth straight wins by sweeping the Charleston Riverdogs 4-1, 8-1 in a doubleheader Friday night before 3,051 fans at State Mutual Stadium.
Three Rivers Swim Club, TRSC, qualified 10 swimmers for the upcoming USA Swimming Georgia State Championships, including Viola Hasko, Mason Hunter, Nathan Medley, and Samson Mumber who were Top 10 Finalists at these State Meets in 2017.
Players and fans converged over the weekend at the Rome Tennis Center at Berry College for the USTA Georgia State Junior Open. The event drew more than 500 players plus their families and continues through Tuesday.