The Rockmart girls’ tennis team advance to the Elite Eight in the Class AA state tennis tournament with a 3-2 win against Dublin on Monday.
After losing a heartbreaking match in the area championship last week, Darlington’s boys’ tennis team was determined to turn the page on Monday.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Rome High swimmers Kate Nobles and Megan Harrell signed with colleges Monday marking the next step in their already successful swimming careers.
There is a deserved feeling of joyful accomplishment by a high school wrestler when their hand is raised in victory on the biggest stage.
The Rome track team had another satisfying meet Saturday, finishing first in both the girls and boys in the Wolf Nation Tuneup at Barron Stadium.
A meeting between the top two boys’ soccer teams in Region 7-AA had been brewing for a while, postponed because of weather and other factors.
After one of the light poles fell over during a storm a few weeks ago, Pepperell will begin replacing the lighting for the football stadium on Monday.
When a baseball team hasn’t won a game in three weeks, it can be tough to keep up its spirits. But the Coosa Eagles ignored their seven-game losing streak Friday and stayed aggressive nearly every chance they got.
Model’s Donnie Mendence appeared out of breath, almost unable to think, as he walked off his home field. The soccer coach’s face not only told the story of the game, but the level of competitiveness in Region 7-AA this season.
The Model girls’ soccer team scored four goals in the first 30 minutes and cruised for the rest of the match in a 6-2 win over Pepperell on Thursday.
Three local prep athletes, Darlington’s Anna Katherine Cates and Ethan Delashmit and Model’s Bailey Upton, have been named finalists for the Vincent J. Dooley Scholarship Award, presented by Athletes for a Better World.
The Model soccer team exploded in the second half Tuesday and rolled to a 6-0 win against Armuchee in Shannon in a Region 7-AA matchup.
After a senior season of giving Chattooga basketball fans something to cheer about, Jay Shropshire got a something back from them.
A group of dedicated young men make a point to never leave the wrestling mat for too long once to the high school season has seen its final pin. And they take in every opportunity to improve they get.
Darlington baseball completed a season sweep of region foe Mt. Zion on Thursday with a 10-0 thumping in five innings at home.
With three hits through five innings and a head coach watching the game from center field, the Rome Wolves regrouped Wednesday evening and got a critical Region 7-5A win.
A two-run fifth inning was the boost Pepperell needed Wednesday to take a 3-2 win over Coosa in a Region 7-AA game at Otis Gilbreath Field in Lindale.
Between two separate fields Tuesday evening at Darlington there were flashes of top playmaking from both the Tigers and Lady Tigers as they took on The Walker School almost simultaneously.