After getting back into Rome on Friday night, Rome High head football coach John Reid received a photo from his son, Colton Reid.
A number of local high school softball players have made the cut as members of the 2017 Georgia Athletic Coaches Association’s All-State Teams.
If the Georgia High School Association was looking to make any friends from Rome and Floyd County, it sure didn't do it on Friday.
All week long, whether in practice, watching film or just around the school, one word has resonated with the Rome High football team — Finish.
Last Friday night, former Rome High quarterback Brian Watters was filled with joy as he watched the Wolves dominate Buford 45-7 to reach a second straigh state championship game.
While neither team had a perfect game, both Model basketball squads proved Tuesday night that good things happen to those who defend in the second half.
A tournament in its 64th year of existence can produce plenty of memories. Two women who were a part of many of them got to share their feelings about the annual Holiday Festival basketball tournament on Tuesday.
Adversity and dedication have become two running themes in Paul Chelimo’s career as a track and field athlete. And they’ve both helped him become one of the top 5K runners in the world.
Plenty of Rome fans entered Barron Stadium on Friday night confident their team could beat Buford for a second consecutive year.
As his players celebrated on the turf Friday night at Barron Stadium, Rome head coach John Reid could only stand among them and smile, unable to produce words.
It was last year in the Georgia Dome when Knox Kadum, the then sophomore quarterback for Rome High, scored a pair of touchdowns against Buford in the Class 5A state championship game.
Andrew Wilder scored 17 points Friday to lift the Pepperell boys’ basketball team to an 82-78 season-opening win against Dade County. Dawson Melton added 16 points for the Dragons (1-0), and Jamal Ware scored nine.
It may have been two decidedly different games, but the outcomes were the same for Unity Christian’s varsity basketball teams on their home court Thursday evening.
After his team had racked up more than 50 points on a region champion in less than three quarters, Rome coach John Reid made a familiar decision last Friday night.
An evening of honoring the top high school cross country talent in the area will precede a morning of running for a good cause this weekend.
Their first game of the season pitted the Rockmart girls’ against Region 7-AA foe Coosa in a contest that had both teams working to stay in step with the other.
There are several phrases that have made it into our current vocabulary that have achieved hyphenated status. These include among others, state-of-the-art, end-of-the-day and, one that has been around a few years, outside-of-the-box.
FAYETTEVILLE — Going into Friday’s game, Starr’s Mill’s Panthers had home field advantage over Rome High, playing in a stadium where it had lost just once all season.
The Darlington football team had a lot of momentum going into this week after upsetting Aquinas in the second round of the playoffs, but the Tigers had their season cut short Friday with a 31-18 road loss to Prince Avenue Christian.
Experience and preparation have been important parts of the Rome Wolves’ success this season, leading to an undefeated record and a No. 1 ranking that has lasted since the preseason.
The Darlington Tigers know how few teams get this far, and they know the stakes attached to each passing win. And while the opposition only gets tougher, Darlington can only trust in the skills that have gotten it there.
Playing their third game in four days, Armuchee’s girls challenged Cherokee County under the basket Tuesday evening but were unable to get over the hump.
It took just more than a quarter Friday night for Rome to get a firm grasp on what Southwest DeKalb thought it could succeed with on offense.
FRANKLIN — Pepperell football coach Rick Hurst stood around his players late Friday night almost in tears. His team made big plays all night, staying with a region champion despite playing on the road and without some of its best players. But in the end, it came a few big plays short against…
The Cedartown Bulldogs’ playoff run came to an end with a trip to Marist, where the War Eagles cut the Bulldogs’ season off with a 31-18 loss Friday night.
After a high school career that has helped Coosa establish itself as one of the elite volleyball programs in the state, Taylor Roberts is glad to get to continue playing the sport she loves.
Rome High's swim team swept the top points standings in the boys' and girls' competition Thursday evening in a meet against Creekview and Cartersville at Rome High School
Rome offensive coordinator Chris Boden is always thinking about the next play. There’s no room to pause for a moment or take in what his team is accomplishing. There’s only time to keep the offense rolling to its next move.
Gordon Powers says he’s never really cared about the numbers of being a football coach, just the young men he’s helped develop over nearly four decades on the sidelines.
Pepperell football coach Rick Hurst has not heard much about what people are saying before the Dragons’ second round matchup at Heard County on Friday night. But with the talent on Heard’s sideline, he can imagine.
There were some of the expected trappings of a first game of the season for both the Armuchee and Gordon Lee girls’ basketball teams on the home court of Shorter University on Wednesday.
Calhoun High senior Adella Carver (front row, third from left) signed a softball scholarship with the University of North Georgia (Dahlonega, Ga.) on Friday.
The Darlington Tigers enter the second round of the playoffs with four losses to their name and are traveling across the state to play one of the top-ranked Class A Private teams.