Prep Sports

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.

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.

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.

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.

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…

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