The Rockmart softball team continued its success with a 12-3 victory against Heard County in six innings at home Wednesday afternoon. This is the ninth time this season the team has won a game via mercy rule.
No matter the records of either team, Armuchee head coach Muhammad Abdellatif knows the importance of Friday night holds for fans. After all, when it’s Model versus Armuchee it’s always going to mean something.
The Armuchee and Chattooga softball coaches at have said all season that Region 7-AA has the best competition in the state. On Tuesday afternoon, they got all the evidence they ever needed.
Livia Skinner had a double, two RBIs and two runs scored to carry the Armuchee softball team to a five-inning 10-0 win against Model on Monday.
The fight in a team playing in a game for the fourth straight week was put to the test twice Friday night in highly-contested Region 7-AA contests featuring Floyd County teams.
For the third straight week in a row, Darlington saw most of the opponent’s defense lined up in the box before taking a snap.
Speed took a toll on the Armuchee Indians on Friday night as their first region game of the season saw the Tribe eating dust in the wake of Rockmart’s 56-21 win to open up the 7-AA schedule.
SUMMERVILLE — Two teams desperate to get off to a good start in Region 7-AA fought and clawed their way for four quarters on a muggy Friday night in Chattooga County only to have to decide the contest in overtime.
There’s something to learn from every match a volleyball team plays throughout the season. And even late into the season Thursday, both Coosa and Rome found something to play in a pair of non-area matchups.
Josi McKibben threw six shutout innings, had three RBIs and was part of an 11-hit attack by the Darlington softball team Thursday in a huge 8-0 win over Region 6-A foe Trion.
Despite being in the thick of region play, the biggest thing Darlington softball coach Matt Larry was hoping for on Wednesday was to simply play a game.
The Coosa volleyball team continued rolling in Area 3-AA play as the Lady Eagles swept a doubleheader in Shannon defeating Gordon Central 25-7, 25-12 before beating Model 25-8, 25-13.
While classes remained canceled around Floyd County on Tuesday, high school football coaches got a ray of hope. And with Region 7-AA play coming up this weekend, some of them have already gotten to work.
UPDATE: Field conditions have forced the cancellation of Pepperell's softball game against Rome and Armuchee's softball game at Model. The Armuchee-Model game will be made up on Monday.
The Pepperell softball team returned to Lindale on Saturday from a two-day tournament in Carrollton with four big wins and some fuel to push them through the rest of September.
For two possessions, Cedartown had to struggle to find its offensive foundation against the Pepperell Dragons, who were christening their newly-renovated home field Friday evening.
In John Reid’s three years as head coach, Rome has established itself with a physical defense above all else. But on Friday night, it was the offense’s turn to put on a show.
A dominant rushing attack and a stout defense led to a 37-10 Northwest Whitfield win over Model on Friday night in Shannon as the host Blue Devils fell to 0-3 on the season.
The Pepperell softball team went to Trenton on Thursday and came back from a 2-0 deficit thanks to one big inning to defeat Dade County 3-2 in a Region 7-AA showdown.
The Rome Wolves have already gotten vengeance for the first black mark from their 2016 season. On Friday, they set out to take care of the other one.
The Armuchee softball team rode behind a no-hitter from pitcher Erin Carney as the Lady Indians took down Dade County 2-0 in a Region 7-AA battle in Trenton on Wednesday.
The Coosa Eagles have had to endure some growing pains on the football field the last two years, but the start of the 2017 season has been a beacon of their progress.
There were stretches on Tuesday when the Coosa volleyball team, long seen as the leading power in Area 3-AA, struggled to put its opponents away.
A full team effort propelled the Armuchee volleyball team to a pair of wins Tuesday as the Lady Indians defeated Gordon Central and Rockmart to begin play in Area 3-AA.
Rome, Darlington, Rockmart and Unity Christian cross country teams traveled to Berry College on Saturday morning and tested themselves at the annual Clara Bowl Invitational.
A chance to face competition from across the country ended with the Coosa varsity volleyball team going 4-2 at the KSA Fall Classic in Orlando, Florida, this weekend and finishing in third place.
It may not have been at Dragon Stadium, but the Pepperell football team certainly found a way to light a fire in its game on Friday night.
For six innings Thursday, the Pepperell softball team stayed right with one of the best Class AA teams in the state. Then, in a matter of minutes, Rockmart caught fire and ran with it.
The Rome volleyball team stayed hot on Thursday with a sweep in a three-team meet, beating Chattooga 25-22, 25-19 and taking down Armuchee 25-23, 25-17. In the final game, Chattooga beat Armuchee 25-22, 25-19.
The Rome volleyball team had an up and down day in Shannon as the Lady Wolves lost to Fannin County 20-25,25-15, 21-25 and beat Model 25-7, 25-15 on Tuesday afternoon.
Week after week, the Rome cross country team has come to Ridge Ferry Park and practiced for the season. And on Saturday, the Wolves showed teams from around the state how well they know the course.
Strong pitching and a few hitting streaks made Saturday a good day for the Pepperell softball team as it picked up a pair of wins at the Lady Tiger Invitational in Temple.
Rome coach John Reid knew this season was going to be different. He knew in every game his unit would enter with a target on its back only reserved for state champions.
Senior running back Tijai Whatley had 94 yards and three touchdowns on just five carries and Darlington scored 29 points in the first quarter on the way to a 50-0 blowout over Gaston (Ala.) on Friday night at Chris Hunter Stadium.