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Tuesday 07/22/2014
Georgia football player facing assault charge
Posted: July 22, 2014

ATHENS — Police say a University of Georgia football player is facing a charge of aggravated assault, a felony.

ACC FOOTBALL: Media picks Tech to finish 5th in division
Posted: July 22, 2014

GREENSBORO, N.C. — In a preseason poll of media attending the 2014 ACC Football Kickoff at the Grandover Resort in Greensboro, North Carolina, the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets were picked fifth in the Coastal Division.

Thursday 07/17/2014
NORMAN AREY COLUMN: All the arrests mean football season is here
Posted: July 17, 2014

Norman Arey writes about arrests surrounding football in Thursday's print edition of the Rome News-Tribune.

Wednesday 07/16/2014
Alabama and Southern California Set for 2016 Cowboys Classic
Posted: July 16, 2014

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - The University of Alabama football team will open the 2016 season in the Cowboys Classic against Southern California at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

GHC Softball finalizes fall exhibition schedule
Posted: July 16, 2014

The Georgia Highlands Chargers softball team has finalized their fall schedule with four NCAA Division I opponents including the 2014 NCAA Division I Softball National Champions, the Florida Gators.

Monday 07/14/2014
College Football Playoff's trophy is golden
Updated: July 14, 2014 - 3:55 pm

IRVING, Texas (AP) — A rising gold football-shaped trophy will be the prize for the national champion in the new College Football Playoff.

Friday 07/11/2014
SHORTER ATHLETICS: NCAA awards Shorter full Division II membership
Updated: July 12, 2014 - 1:05 am

The wait is over.

Thursday 07/10/2014
Norman Arey Column: Has barrage of wrongdoings made us numb?
Posted: July 10, 2014

Norman Arey writes about out some of the low-lights in college sports

Tuesday 07/08/2014
Local athletes named to All-ODAC team
Posted: July 08, 2014

Two local athletes were named to the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Academic All-ODAC team. Cam Collins and Nash Nance, who both attend Hampden-Sydney, made the list.

Saturday 07/05/2014
Shorter signee Benson to play in international tourney
Posted: July 05, 2014

She is being counted on to play a big role next season when she dons the colors for the Shorter Lady Hawks softball team.

Former Berry golf coach now at Memphis
Posted: July 05, 2014

Blake Smart, a decorated student-athlete and former coach at Berry College, has been named the head men’s golf coach at the University of Memphis.

Friday 07/04/2014
Norman Arey Column: Surely this is the end of the ‘R’ word
Posted: July 04, 2014

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

Tickets on sale for game at AT&T Stadium
Posted: July 04, 2014

On Sept. 20 Shorter’s football team will take to the field at AT&T Stadium, Home of the Dallas Cowboys, for a showdown with West Texas A&M. Tickets for the game, as well as the three other games scheduled for the day are now on sale.

Tuesday 07/01/2014
COLLEGE BASEBALL: Title means the world to Vanderbilt fans
Posted: July 01, 2014

EDITOR’S NOTE: David Dawson worked in the Rome News-Tribune sports department from 1999-2013. He is now an assistant director of communications at Vanderbilt University, serving as the sports information director for the women’s basketball team and the track and field team. Last week, he and his dad went to Vanderbilt Stadium and gathered with other Commodore fans to watch the Vanderbilt baseball team play Virginia in the championship game of the College World Series in Omaha. His column about the game was posted on the Vanderbilt website.

Monday 06/30/2014
Wilson makes it to finals at national championships
Posted: June 30, 2014

The sound of his voice immediately told the story of how Kirk Wilson felt when he answered his phone late Sunday afternoon — and for good reason.

Sunday 06/29/2014
Nearly 60 players attend prospect camp
Posted: June 29, 2014

In six weeks, the Shorter football team will start its preseason workouts to get ready for the 2014 season that will be the 10th campaign in the program’s history.

Shorter’s Wilson moves on to semis
Updated: June 29, 2014 - 12:36 am

Shorter senior Kirk Wilson was hoping that he would have the opportunity to showcase his speed and put the Hawks’ program into the national spotlight.

Saturday 06/28/2014
SHORTER FOOTBALL: Jones, staff conduct first-ever tryout
Posted: June 28, 2014

ROME — Head football coach Phil Jones and the Shorter Hawks coaching staff are always on the lookout for players who can help the program move forward.

Friday 06/27/2014
Shorter Football: Jones, staff hold first-ever tryout
Updated: June 27, 2014 - 2:05 pm

Head football coach Phil Jones and the Shorter Hawks coaching staff are always on the lookout for players who can help the program move forward.

Thursday 06/26/2014
Norman Arey Column: Tech did what to whom?
Posted: June 26, 2014

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