The Darlington basketball teams cleaned house Friday evening with both the boys’ and girls’ teams sweeping Gordon Lee in Region 6-A contests at the Huffman Athletic Center.
After hitting the mats through two days of that state’s top wrestling competition, two are teams have battled their way through to earn the right to compete on the final day of action.
With around a third of the college basketball regular season left to play, the Georgia Highlands men and women basketball team are in good position in the conference standings and riding two-game winning streaks.
When Pepperell girls’ basketball coach Jeff Rickman needed a spark in a grinding Region 7-AA game Tuesday, he had an idea from where it could come. And Kinsey Wright was the one to do it.
Kenon Dixon hit three 3-pointers in the final quarter and made the front end of a one-and-one in the final seconds of a Region 7-AA game Tuesday night to boost Coosa over visiting Pepperell 65-63.
Fresh off coaching his team in a fourth consecutive College Football Playoff national championship game, Alabama head coach Nick Saban was in town Tuesday on a recruiting trip. The four-time SEC Coach of the Year visited Darlington School and Rome High School, checking up on each one’s footb…
Due to their innumerable contributions to the field of Athletics, the Rome-Floyd Sports Hall of Fame will welcome five new inductees at the 2019 Sports Hall of Fame Banquet and Induction Ceremony held on February 25th at Berry College’s Krannert Center. Tickets are now on sale for the event.
Berry College’s Elijah Hirsh claimed his second Southern Athletic Association Player of the Week honor of the season after a pair of big conference wins this past weekend.
The Unity Christian boys’ basketball team didn’t have a strong start to the season, but it turns out all the Lions needed was a little time.
The praise Pepperell wrestling coach Joe Knight has heaped onto his team this season was given credibility Saturday as the Dragons powered through a tough slate to win the Area 5-AA Duals title at Rockmart High School.
The Berry College men’s basketball team pulled out a 69-64 overtime victory over Sewanee on Friday night, snapping the visiting Tigers’ six-game win streak.
A sole leader in Region 7-AA was decided Friday when the Rockmart boys’ basketball team welcomed the Chattooga Indians to Polk County.
Gordon Smith, the longest-tenured CEO and executive director in the history of the United States Tennis Association, has announced his retirement, effective Dec. 31. Smith, who first assumed his position in November, 2007, has led the organization to unprecedented growth and achievements dur…
The list of attributes given to Rome High boys’ basketball player Caleb Byrd by one of his coaches is a solid checklist for an athlete that is putting up the kind of numbers he has this season.
The Rome Braves are once again setting up a place for fans to come in out of the cold and get the conversation heated up about the upcoming baseball season.
The Model girls’ basketball team kept its region stock steady Tuesday in a matchup against local rival Armuchee, pinning back the Lady Indians to take a 69-33 win.
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While most basketball teams are still taking a break from the courts, Pepperell and Rockmart got in some Region 7-AA action ahead of the rest of the pack.
Like the ever-changing rosters of minor league baseball teams, coaching staffs can also be subject to a shake up every now and then. Such is the case with the 2019 Rome Braves.
The GHC women’s basketball team went on the road to Southern Crescent Tech and came away with a 53-38 GCAA conference win over the Lady Tigers. The Lady Chargers got off to a sluggish start offensively scoring only nine points in the first period but pulled out to 24-18 halftime lead. The La…
Another weekend brought out another championship performance from the Darlington varsity wrestling team as the Tigers took first in the Jacket Invitational on Saturday at Rockmart High School.
The first part of the season has been mostly positive for the Coosa Eagles, but head coach John McFather wants to make sure his players continue to improve as the meat of their region schedule gets closer.
Darlington’s JD Hull and Andrew Land each had career highs Thursday as the Tigers got past Howard Tech on the first day of the Carpet Capital Christmas Classic at Christian Heritage in Dalton.
Fresh off a championship game appearance in the Rome News-Tribune/Seven Hills Rotary Christmas Tournament, the Model boys’ basketball team hits the court again today for the Big Blue Classic.
The 2018 year in sports for the Greater Rome area saw big performances from rushing attacks in prep football action, while, on the college level, a team dedicated its season to a brother in arms injured during a game.
The period of time spanning from the week before Thanksgiving to a few days after the first of the year bring about special sporting events and moments that few other parts of the calendar can compare.
The Darlington wrestling team got an early Christmas gift Saturday taking first place as a team at the Charger Invitational at Chattanooga Christian School.
The Pepperell wrestling team handled business on the mats Thursday, coming away with first place in the Floyd County Duals at Coosa High School.
The Rome High swim team got in some competition just before the winter break this week as it welcomed Etowah and Gilmer for a tri-team meet on Thursday.
A Model-Rome High matchup in the Christmas Tournament girls’ championship game offers almost as much history as the tournament itself.
The Darlington girls’ basketball team used a big run in the second quarter of Thursday’s game against Coosa to come away with a 47-33 win in the third-place game of the 65th annual Rome News-Tribune/Seven Hills Rotary Christmas Tournament at Berry College in the Cage Center.
The Model boys’ basketball team was playing catchup to Darlington for most of Wednesday’s game, but the Blue Devils were able to keep alive in the final quarter to pull ahead to come away with a 56-50 win against the Tigers in the 65th annual Rome News-Tribune/Seven Hills Rotary Christmas To…
Caleb Byrd dropped 31 points and Rome shut down Cartersville in the second half to glide to a 67-52 win in the first boys’ semifinal of the Rome News-Tribune/Seven Hills Rotary Christmas Tournament on Wednesday at Georgia Highlands College.
The path to making their choices official on where to play college football was not a smooth one, but two Floyd County football players are heading for the next level with gratitude.
The second girls’ semifinal of the Rome News-Tribune/Seven Hills Rotary Christmas Tournament found both teams searching for an answer to their opponent’s attack.
The Rome High girls team felt the pressure in the second half of its semifinal game against Coosa on Tuesday night. But the Lady Wolves’ own pressure helped them weather the final push.
Both consolation games at Georgia Highlands College provided some tense moments for fans as the two girls games were decided by a total of three points.
According to assistant head coach Terry Smith, one of the Rome boys’ goals coming into every game is to limit their opponent to under 50 points.
The Coosa girls’ basketball team started strong against Cartersville and had just enough left to hang on for a 42-38 victory to open the 65th annual Rome News-Tribune/Seven Hills Rotary Christmas Tournament on Monday at Georgia Highlands College.
The Georgia High School Athletic Association has changed their minds about a two-game suspension for the Cedartown and Rockmart boys basketball team after their match-up on Saturday night ended in a fight that forced officials to clear the gym.