The Coosa Lady Eagles won their fourth consecutive Battle of the Counties volleyball tournament Saturday, besting competition form all varsity teams from Floyd and Polk County.
Friday night saw the Rome High football team fight through four quarters against Region 7-5A foe Kell in a game that put the Wolves to the test. And when opportunities arose for its opponent to put the game away, Rome applied the pressure and then held its breath.
When the Pepperell football team welcomed Heritage-Catoosa to Dragon Stadium on Friday night, the offense put the needed points on the scoreboard, but it was the defense that kept the Dragons going.
FRANKLIN — A trip to Franklin for a rematch of the 2018 state title game attempted to trip up Rockmart’s drive to another perfect season, but the Jackets were not to be denied their revenge earning a 47-14 win against defending state champion Heard County.
TRION — In a battle between two teams that love to run the football, it was Trion who rumbled to a 41-6 victory over visiting Armuchee on Friday night.
It’s the time for midterms for Region 7-AA softball teams, and Armuchee head coach Shane Arp has some positive reports while the Lady Indians continue to gain important experience.
The Coosa volleyball team racked up six wins on the day and came out on top in the Gold Bracket of the Ed Hunt Invitational at Darlington on Saturday.
Darlington scored 31 unanswered points against Sonoraville on the road Friday and was able to hold off the Phoenix for a 38-28 win, while improving to 3-0 on the season.
Pepperell used an explosive offensive attack and a few timely defensive stops to earn a tough 34-20 victory over visiting Pickens County on Friday night in Lindale.
Walking off the field at Barron Stadium on Friday night provided a better experience for the Rome High football players than the last time they did so.
The first part of the high school football season can provide the toughest lessons for a football team. Two games into the season, the Armuchee Indians are trying to learn from those lessons.
A familiar opponent awaits the Berry football team when it kicks off the season on the road, and it’s a team the Vikings have seen a lot of success against in recent years.
Pepperell head coach Lee Donahue saw his team dig itself into a hole, but eventually the Lady Dragons were able to claw themselves out.
Overcoming a slow start in the first half, the Mode Blue Devils came out in the second half of Friday’s game with a renewed effort against visiting Sonoraville.
After giving up just one touchdown last week, the Darlington defense was on high alert again this week as the Tigers shut out fellow Floyd County team Coosa as part of a dominating 49-0 win at Chris Hunter Stadium.
Losing a player to an injury is something a football coach and a team never want to see, but having a qualified player step into that void is a great thing for a team in a time of crisis.
Coming off a tough extra-inning loss to cross-town rival Model earlier this week, the Armuchee softball team bounced back in a big way with the help of pitcher Kelsie Burkett.
As an assistant coach, Katie Price saw the Rome High volleyball team have success last season when the Lady Wolves upset top-seeded Kell in the Area 7-5A tournament and grab the No. 2 seed in the state playoffs.
Pitching and defense helped bring Model’s softball team a key win against Region 7-AA foe Armuchee on Wednesday as the Lady Blue Devils were able to outlast their Floyd County rivals 2-1 in eight innings.
The prep cross country season got underway Saturday in a big way with the 28th annual Ridge Ferry Invitational, and several local teams and runners were there to hold their own against tough competition featuring more than 30 schools and over 200 runners in each of the boys’ and girls’ varsi…
A frantic fourth quarter gave Model fans some hope for the season ahead but left the Blue Devils just short of the visiting LaFayette Ramblers on Friday night.
Kolin Rogers scored the Darlington football team’s first touchdown of the night and kept on driving his team downfield in the Tigers’ season opener.
The annual rivalry between Rockmart and Cedartown was renewed in the 2019 edition of the Battle of Polk County on Friday, and the Yellow Jackets extended their streak to two games in a 31-12 win.