According to the Georgia High School Association, softball teams can start practicing at the end of July.
Sarah Barnes threw a complete game and struck out four on the way to a 3-0 win for the Armuchee softball team on Tuesday as it hosted Region 7-AA foe Coosa.
The Coosa volleyball team faced down two higher-classified teams Monday on the road, and while some of the matches were close, the Lady Eagles managed to come out unscathed and keep their perfect record.
It’s been a busy start to the season for the Coosa volleyball team, and after facing a day’s worth of adversity in its own tournament the Lady Eagles have a better idea of the path ahead.
Not to get philosophical, but each season brings about a renewal. And just like fall, spring and summer, football season has its own distinct period here in the south.
The Unity Christian football team got its season off to a strong start Friday topping The Oaks School 52-0 at Shorter’s Ben Brady Field.
Aside from a football team’s season opener, a scrimmage is one of the first chances a coach has to see how his players will react when faced with an opposing team.
The Rockmart softball team hit the ball early and often Tuesday afternoon to set up a 13-2 win over Region 7-AA foe Pepperell in Lindale in five innings.
With the prep softball season underway and teams continuing to practice for the upcoming football season, the heat has already been one of the biggest opponents these teams will face.
Abby Jacobs scattered three hits and struck out four in a complete game effort as Coosa topped Rome High 4-1 in a non-region softball game Saturday.
The last three seasons has seen Greater Rome well represented on the state volleyball stage. This season will see new teams try to halt that progression and a new coach looking to bring her team into that fold.
While some teams have already gotten their first matches out of the way, local volleyball action kicks into high gear this week with teams inside and outside of Floyd County hitting the court.
For the most part, a preseason scrimmage shows football coaches what their team needs to work on to be ready when the contests start counting.
A week’s worth of full practice has given Rome High head football coach John Reid some food for thought about how his players are responding.
Changes and new growth look to be a part of the high school softball season for area teams this year. But they all still fight for the same thing — success and victories in the postseason.
The softball season begins at nearly the same time as the start of the school year for many local teams and is the early indicator that another cycle of high school sports is here.
With the start of the prep football season around the corner, local teams have another step before they can put on their pads and really get down to business.
Competing in varsity track and field has taken Jah’Lia Evans and Ja’Taria Jackson to some new places. And their participation in USA Track and Field events has led to a few more.
Whether bringing a wealth of experience or familiarity to the table, Rome High School’s newest head coaches are excited for what is on the horizon for their teams.
This past high school soccer season saw two players outscore most players in the area, but their willingness to do what was needed to help out their teams made them valuable assets.
This past tennis season saw some strong performances from area schools and was highlighted by the Rockmart boys’ first ever state championship and an appearance in the Final Four by the Lady Yellow Jackets.
After a successful season that saw the Rockmart baseball team nearly come away with a Class AA state championship, the Yellow Jackets were recognized by placing several players on the 7-AA All-Region teams.
After two days of the warmest weather so far this year, some local golfers managed to make a splash against the toughest competition in the state on Tuesday.
The Darlington Soccer Academy gathered to celebrate 21 graduating seniors who have signed to play soccer at the collegiate level. Bottom row (left to right): Mitchell Crispin - Transylvania University; Lane Koch - Huntingdon College; Grace Wagshul - St. Lawrence University; Sarah Slater Hick…
The Rockmart baseball team will have to wait just a little longer for a chance at the Class AA state championship.
Taking second place at state in his freshman year, Rome High golfer Hogan Ingram has made it a step closer to taking the top spot as a sophomore.
Sydni Hazelwood, a junior forward at Pepperell High School, was named MVP of the DiVarsity.com Georgia High School Girls’ All-Star Soccer Game on Sunday at Sprayberry High School in Marietta.
It is an achievement that was four years in the making. And one only 34 wrestlers had accomplished in nearly 60 years of the Georgia High School Association.
Armuchee’s football players spent most of the last two weeks getting guidance from their coaches on the practice field. The coaches got to see how much they had absorbed on Friday night.
The caliber of athletes that the Rome High football team will see graduate next week and move on to the next stage in life might give some programs a cause for concern.