Prep Sports

SUMMERVILLE — After digging themselves out of an early hole, the Chattooga Indians had a third-round appearance in the Class AA state basketball playoffs within their grasp Thursday before having their fate sealed in the second half.

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The Model girls’ basketball team added to its momentum this past weekend with a first-round win in the GHSA Class AA state playoffs, and the Lady Blue Devils hope to keep the pace Wednesday in the second round against Lamar County.

The four-day event that is the GHSA Traditional Wrestling State Championships wraps up Saturday, and once again there will be plenty of Greater Rome talent competing for a title.

ROCKMART — After coming up short last year against Model in the Region 7-AA championship game, the Rockmart girls’ basketball team was finally able to hoist the first-place trophy, ending a region title drought in Rockmart that has lasted nearly 60 years.

The list of SEC head football coaches making recruiting trips to Rome and Floyd County got a little longer Tuesday as Florida’s Dan Mullen dropped in to visit with coaches at Darlington School and Rome High School.

With only one meet under their belts, the Rome High track and field teams have already given head coach Nick Bridges reasons to be excited about the upcoming season.

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