There had been 16 previous Stump on Sports Tennessee-Georgia All-Star Baseball Classics and in none of the previous games had a player ever had a night like Cole Phillips had this past Friday.
Darlington head football coach Tommy Atha keeps it simple when it comes to his 7-on-7 passing camp — no scores, no winners, just teams getting their playbooks in order before the season gets underway.
In the more than 20 years Tommy Atha has been running a youth football camp at Darlington, he’s seen hundreds of players come through and go on to successful high school and college careers.
A senior pitcher who took his game to the next level and a group of talented underclassmen highlight the local players who were named to the 2018 Region 7-AA All-Region Team.
Rome High head track and field coach Nick Bridges feels the area is at a disadvantage when it comes to getting athletes ready for a career in track or running.
Completing their high school career, graduating and moving on to the next level is just another step successful student athletes accomplish.
A season of school records and consistent success provided the background to Rome High track and field coach Nick Bridges being named Rome City Schools’ 2017-2018 System Coach of the Year.
Fans attending the Class 4A and Class 6A GHSA state baseball championships at State Mutual Stadium on Wednesday got to see their fair share of exciting baseball.
The Darlington girls’ golf team left no question as to who was the best team on the course during the GHSA Class A-Private state championship at Heron Bay Golf and Country Club in Locust Grove.
With nearly half of the lower level awash in purple, State Mutual Stadium could have been labeled Cartersville East on Monday evening for the Class 4A state baseball championship.
The first day of competition at the GHSA Golf State Championships was a good one for the Rome area golfers spread out across Georgia in pursuit of being the best.
The Cartersville Hurricanes recovered from early setbacks Monday at State Mutual Stadium and forced a decisive Game 3 against Jefferson for the Class 4A state championship.
Rome is once again welcoming some of the top high school athletes to town this week as State Mutual Stadium hosts two of the GHSA Baseball State Championship series.
Darlington head football coach Tommy Atha isn’t looking for the easy route this football season. That’s why he set up Thursday night’s spring game against Class 6A powerhouse Dalton at Darlington’s Chris Hunter Stadium.
Northwest Georgia golfers will try to cap their seasons with state titles next week as GHSA Golf State Championships get under way across the state.
The road for 32 high school tennis teams led to Rome last weekend, and they brought quite a number of fans, parents and curious spectators with them.
When the moment came this past basketball season for a much-needed shot, a defensive stop or a call for calm among the rough tides of adversity, each team had its own leaders.
Three seasons into Rome High head football coach John Reid’s tenure has put the Wolves in the state spotlight and in the crosshairs of any team hoping to prove itself.
There’s not much time or opportunity to get better in a spring football game, but the Coosa Eagles managed to find some areas of improvement in their spring practice finale thanks to a slightly different format.
Some of Rome and Floyd County’s top track and field athletes are making their best efforts while competing in the GHSA Track and Field State Championships at three different sites.
A pair of Floyd County football teams will have new head coaches when they take the field in the fall, and the work they’ve done this spring has included adapting to the transitions.
The early events of the GHSA Track and Field State Championships yielded some top-five finishes for a group of area student-athletes on Thursday.
The Rome Tennis Center at Berry College continues to be a tantalizing draw for tournaments, bringing in two of the state’s biggest events in this weekend.
Josh Mitchell has been named as the new head baseball coach at Model High School. Coach Mitchell is a 2009 graduate of Model High School, where he played four years of varsity baseball. After Model, he continued his baseball career at Shorter University.
For the second consecutive year, Berry College’s Clark Track and Dickey Field at Valhalla Stadium will serve as a host for the Georgia High School Association State Track and Field Championships.
The historic journey of the 2018 Model boys’ soccer team came to an end Tuesday evening as the Blue Devils had their comeback bid cut short in a 3-2 loss to visiting Putnam County in the Class AA Final Four.
It took overtime, penalty kicks and a sudden death penalty to get there, but the Unity Christian girls’ soccer team captured its third consecutive state title on Saturday defeating Peachtree Academy, 1-0.
The third round of the Class AA state soccer playoffs brought excitement to Model’s Woodard-Tuggle Stadium on Friday evening, but only one host team would be left standing after the dust settled.
Model and Armuchee will have a representative at the Class AA boys’ state golf championships later this month after they turned in qualifying scores at the Area 3-AA tournament this week.
In the Sweet Sixteen of the GHSA state playoffs, the Rome High boys’ team fell to a surging Grady squad, 5-3, at Barron Stadium on Wednesday to cut its season short.
It was a clean sweep for the Unity Christian girls’ tennis team this week as they ran the gamut of contenders in the GICAA Division II-A Team State Championships and didn’t miss a beat.
The frustrations of a grueling first 40 minutes were evident on the faces of many players as they headed to the sidelines in the Model boys’ soccer team’s Sweet 16 clash with Callaway.
Model girls’ soccer coach Kacie Crowder didn’t know what was going to happen when her team faced Callaway in the Class AA Sweet 16. So she placed senior goalkeeper Melanie Morrison in goal and kept her there, knowing that it could be her last game.
Playing on the road, in a different state, didn’t deter the Unity Christian girls’ soccer team from continuing its postseason push on Tuesday and defeating Trinity Christian 2-0 in the semifinals of the GICAA Division II-A state playoffs.
Jennifer Espinoza scored in overtime and Melanie Morrison deflected a penalty kick in the final minutes to give the Model girls’ soccer team a 4-3 win over Callaway on Tuesday in the Class AA Sweet 16.
There were some top moves made out on the links of Northwest Georgia to kick off the week, and high school golfers from local schools were the ones making them most of the time.
The road to the Elite Eight was paved with high marks and good intentions for the Model Blue Devils this season. But a familiar roadblock cut off their route to a state title once again.
The unrelenting drive of the Darlington boys’ soccer team finally paid off in dramatic fashion in the Tigers’ opening match of the postseason, even when it came down to a one-on-one battle.