The Unity Christian boys’ basketball team opened their season Saturday taking down Armuchee in a 57-38 win at home.
Defensive prowess gave way to quick drives and big plays on offense for Rome High on Friday night as the Wolves made their opening argument for another postseason run.
Pepperell’s high-powered offense and stout defense were both on display as the Dragons took down the Class AA defending state champions to move on to the second round of the Class AA state playoffs.
BREMEN — The Model Blue Devils run in the Class AA state playoffs was a short one as the homestanding Bremen Blue Devils earned a 17-0 win on Friday night to end Model’s season at 5-6.
ROCKMART — The Rockmart Yellow Jackets moved onto the next round of the Class AA playoffs with a 24-7 win over Temple, and will get to stay at home as they continue their perfect-season run.
After breezing through the first nine games of the season, Darlington stumbled Friday night on the road as the Tigers suffered their only regular season loss in the Region 6-A championship game.
Finishing out the regular season on the road, the Pepperell football team guaranteed itself a return to Dragon Stadium for the Class AA state playoffs.
After falling to Peachtree Academy twice last season, Unity Christian had an opportunity to get some revenge against the Panthers this year after routing them in Week 2.
When the coaches in Region 7-AA came together to vote on its top softball players this season, it was a pair of juniors that stood out above the rest.
Whether expected or not, the high school sports landscape will look different for a few area teams when students return from summer break next year.
The Armuchee Middle School competition cheerleaders capped a stellar season this past Saturday with a win in the second annual FCAA Middle School Region Championship at Rockmart High School.
POWDER SPRINGS — Nerves shot and emotions overflowing, Kasey Thacker looked up from the celebratory dog pile and let out a burst of joy and relief.
In her first appearance in the GHSA State Cross Country Championships, Armuchee’s Shelby Green followed up a second-place performance in the Region 7-AA meet with a top-10 finish at the state competition.
After a sluggish start in last week’s game against Dade County, Pepperell head football coach Rick Hurst wanted to make sure it didn’t happen again.
A battle between Floyd County foes Friday night started out with both teams trying to get their offense off the ground, but it was Model who succeeded by staying close to it.
KENNESAW — Darlington looked every part of an undefeated juggernaut in the first half Friday night, scoring three touchdowns and moving the ball with ease.
Rome High finished strong on the road against Villa Rica as the Wolves closed out regular-season play with their sixth straight victory.
CALHOUN — The Rockmart Yellow Jackets didn’t have to give up a shutout win over Gordon Central, but they made the right move in their 45-7 victory on the road Friday night.
Rome High saw big improvements over last year’s state meet performance after the opening day of the GHSA State Cross Country Championships on Friday at Carrollton.
At the culmination of the prep cross country season, teams from Floyd County will be in Carrollton this weekend to go up against the top squads in Georgia at the GHSA State Cross Country Championships.
A three-hour trip to the Northeast Georgia mountains left the Coosa volleyball team with some uneasy feelings as they began their Final Four match against Rabun County on Tuesday.
The Rome High School Lady Wolves Competition Cheerleading team brought home the gold this past Saturday at Dalton High School’s Spooks and Spirits competition.
The Pepperell volleyball team gave their opponent a battle in the GHSA Class AA/A Public quarterfinals on Saturday, but in the end it wasn’t enough to get to the next round.
The rain held off for nearly all of Rome’s Region 7-5A game against Hiram on Friday night, but the Wolves eventually opened the floodgates themselves.
A big statement was made at Chris Hunter Stadium on Friday night as to which team is taking charge in Region 6-A/A action, and the Darlington Tigers were the voice behind it.