WOLF NATION 5K and 1 Mile, Saturday at Rome High School. Benefits Rome High School Cross Country and Track & Field Teams
Talent is an abundant quality when talking about girls’ basketball in the Rome area. And two players once again were the epitome of sharp skills and dedication.
Any discussion about boys’ basketball in Northwest Georgia this season eventually led to Chattooga. And at the center of that was Jay Shropshire, making him the 2017 Rome News-Tribune Player of the Year.
A rainy week didn’t soften the course at Coosa Country Club too much for the group of junior golfers who took to the links along the banks of the Etowah River on Saturday.
Track and field athletes from across the southeast competed at the two-day Southern Athletic Association Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Berry College this weekend.
The Unity Christian track teams competed in the GICAA State meet in Barnesville on Saturday, as four different athletes finished third or better for the Lions.
Model's Hunter Hays (seated, second to right) signed to play football for Birmingham Southern College during a special ceremony last week. Joining him are his father, Tony Hays (seated, from left), his mother, Aimee Hays, his brother, Landon Hays, and Model head football coach Gordon Powers.…
The result was not one a coach would want to end a season on, and certainly not one to end a time with a team. But Rome High baseball coach Michael Dougherty remained proud of his team Friday, down to the final out.
The Model boys’ tennis team is marching on in the Class AA state playoffs following a business-like approach to defeating Berrien on Thursday in the Sweet 16.
The Darlington Tigers performed admirably at the Area 4-A private track championship at Darlington, with the boys finishing in second and the girls finishing in fourth. In total, Darlington had four girls finish either first or second and nine boys do so.
I’ve got a major gripe to air out today, but bear with me for a moment and allow me to try and fill you in on some background perhaps to clarify any questions.
Despite playing in a torrential downpour for the final 25 minutes, the Coosa girls’ soccer team held on to beat Pepperell 4-3 Thursday in Lindale, finishing fourth in Region 7-AA and earning a spot in the Class AA state playoffs.
The Darlington boy’s tennis team traveled Wednesday to Mount Paran in Kennesaw for the finals of the Area 4 Championship. Darlington lost 3-2 with victories coming from number #1 singles, Andrey Aprelikov, and #2 singles Oleg Aprelikov. The Tiger’s finished their regular season 7-2 (7-1 in…
The Model boys’ golf team looked like a group that could contend for a state championship on the first day of the Floyd County Invitational. Not much changed on Day 2.
Pepperell’s tennis teams split in the first round of the Class AA state playoffs against Heard County in Franklin with the boys winning 4-1 and the girls losing 3-2.
Only a few points separate the Pepperell and Rockmart track and field teams after the first day of the Region 7-AA championships Wednesday at Gordon Central High School
Believe it or not, the sometimes-backwards, out-of-date NCAA has done something that I believe America will approve. It has, in essence, enabled some fans to double their pleasure.
Shorter University women’s lacrosse coach and Rome native Brittni Dulaney was named the Gulf South Conference’s Coach of the Year on Wednesday following a turnaround season for the Lady Hawks.
The spring is always full of sporting events in Rome, whether it is two high schools competing or the Rome Braves at State Mutual Stadium.
Unity Christian tennis players Dory Williams and Mackey Williams found themselves facing each other for a division title on Tuesday as the two worked their way through the GICAA Individual State Tennis Tournament in Jonesboro.
Koby Timms has made the move from kart racing to stockcars with the announcement that the Rome native is the first driver named to a new racing team in the ARCA Racing Series.
For the past six years, Clint Decker has worked with head coaches at Armuchee High totaling over 78 years of basketball coaching experience. Now it is time for Decker to step into the spotlight as he has been announced as the new boys head basketball coach at Armuchee High School.
For at least one night, State Mutual Stadium was filled to the brim with fans. And while they might have only come to the game for four at-bats from an opposing player, it still caused quite the scene for a baseball game.
Rome’s track and field athletes put on a display of drive and determination over the two days of the Region 7-5A track and field championships at Barron Stadium.
Evelyne Cruz scored two goals to lift the Coosa girls’ soccer team to a 5-2 victory against Armuchee on Monday. The win sealed Coosa’s first winning season since 2010.
For more than 20 years, Jay Stephenson has been a constant in Rome’s running community. Whether it is managing GoGo Running at the Shoe Box, coaching athletes of all levels or competing in his own events, Stephenson has always been around a track or trail.
Darlington's J.T. Mumber (seated, center) signed to play basketball for Samford University during a ceremony this week. Joining him are his brother, Samson Mumber (seated, from left), his father, Matt Mumber, his mother, Laura Mumber, his brother, Marcus Mumber, his grandfather, Pete Mumber …
Milt Travis resigned as the Rome High School boys’ basketball coach Friday morning, saying he feels his vision for the program has become disconnected from the path the school’s athletics and school system is taking.
This past Saturday, Teach Me Tennis concluded its fifth biannual Teach Me Tennis Tournament at the Darlington School. Participants came from five Floyd County schools, as well as schools in Calhoun and Rockmart, and included children in the Primary and Elementary level.
I guess I had something to do with North Carolina winning the NCAA basketball title this year, but the Tar Heels seem to be making news and sometimes it’s the unwelcome kind.
A total team effort propelled the Rome boys’ soccer team to a milestone win Thursday night as the Wolves held off a dangerous Kell team at Barron Stadium to post a 4-1 win on Senior Night.
Bradley Pierson ('05) will return to his alma mater this fall to serve as as an assistant athletic director and head boys' basketball coach at Darlington School.
The battles between Rockmart’s and Model’s tennis teams this season carried over into the Region 7-AA tournament on Wednesday, and the outcome was split when the final point was made.
Unity Christian’s girls’ tennis team won their region’s championship and the Rome High girls’ team captured the No. 3 seed in their region to wrap up competition before the start of state tournaments next week.
It seems it would be a good idea to tidy up a little bit after college basketball pulled the curtain on its season. Champion North Carolina’s coach, Roy Williams, did very well for himself, making $925,000 in bonus money on top of his regular $4 million salary. Meanwhile, the players got T-s…
The Coosa boys soccer team remained at the top of Region 7-AA standings and notched a 5-0 victory against Gordon Central on Tuesday in Coosa.
Close wins over a top-10 team from Louisiana bookended the Rome YMCA’s Arsenal Girls U15 team’s weekend at the Alabama Open Cup to win their division at the tournament in Decatur, Alabama. Other Select teams posted a 2-3-1 record over the past two weekends to bring their season record to 20-16-5.
The Darlington soccer team displayed its dominance in Area 7-A on Tuesday evening, and it barely even needed the second half to do it.
Several area tennis teams found good weather and success on the court Tuesday as they began their region or area tournaments.
Armuchee's Drew Cummings (seated, center) signs a basketball scholarship with Berry College during a ceremony. Joining him are his father, Robert Cummings (seated, from left), his mother, April Cummings, Armuchee assistant basketball coach Clint Decker (standing, from left), Athletic Directo…
Rome High swimmers Kate Nobles and Megan Harrell signed with colleges Monday marking the next step in their already successful swimming careers.