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Basketball: Lady Hawks overcome Valdosta State at home

Shorter found itself facing a 14-point deficit after about eight minutes of play Thursday night, but the Lady Hawks never gave up, kept grinding, put together a couple of scoring runs, and took down visiting Valdosta State 64-58.

  • icon Posted: January 30

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Friday 01/30/2015
Basketball: Shorter has big 2nd half in win against Valdosta State
Updated: January 30, 2015 - 12:57 am

The Shorter men’s basketball team shot Valdosta State out if its arena Thursday night, scoring 51 second half points to win 99-87.

RFPRA Basketball: Hawks down Indians
Posted: January 30, 2015

Breana Griffin poured in 13 points on Thursday evening at the Anthony Recreation Center, helping lead the Hawks to a 15-4 win over the Indians in the U8 Rome Floyd Parks and Recreation Authority Girls Midseason Basketball Tournament.

RFPRA Basketball: Knicks roll to U8 title
Posted: January 30, 2015

The Knicks only allowed four points on defense and scored 17 points on offense in the second half to roll to a 30-13 win over the Warriors in the U8 RFPRA Mid-Season Tournament Championship on Thursday at Thornton Recreation Center.

RFPRA Basketball: Nets top Dragons Gold
Posted: January 30, 2015

A big second quarter from Justyn Smith and great defense and rebounding throughout the whole game extended the Nets’ record to 8-0 on the year after defeating Dragons Gold 49-25 in the Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation Authority Midseason Championship on Thursday at Thornton Recreation Center.

RFPRA Basketball: Wolves win U12 title
Posted: January 30, 2015

The Wolves jumped out to a big halftime lead over East Central on Thursday night at Anthony Recreation Center and never looked backed, winning the U12 RFPRA Girls Midseason Tournament Title, 25-9.

Thursday 01/29/2015
PREP WRESTLING: Wrestling events planned at The Forum this weekend
Posted: January 29, 2015

Two wrestling events plan to hit the mats this weekend at The Forum bringing several hundred grapplers to Rome.

Three Rivers Throwdown: 59 teams to compete in different sets of workouts throughout the day
Posted: January 29, 2015

For the third year in a row, male and female athletes plan to descend on Unity Christian School on Saturday for the annual Three Rivers Throwdown.

TALKING TROUT: To keep, or not to keep
Posted: January 29, 2015

Many people have the misconception that Trout Unlimited is a catch and release organization that has members that always release every fish they catch.

Wednesday 01/28/2015
Football: Shorter’s Shaw earns 4th All-American recognition
Posted: January 28, 2015

For the fourth time, Shorter’s Jordan Shaw has achieved All-American status when the safety was named to the D2Football.com All-America Team earning second team honors.

Tuesday 01/27/2015
Cheerleading: Hot Shots Cheerleading All Stars win back-to-back championships
Updated: January 27, 2015 - 1:01 am

The Hot Shots All Star teams from Rome and Fort Oglethorpe competed on back-to-back weekends, with several teams taking home the top spot at each event.

MLB: Managar Gonzalez says Braves are ‘retooling’
Posted: January 27, 2015

With multiple major moves in the off season, the Atlanta Braves have remade a good part of its roster and strengthened its minor league system, but Braves’ manager Fredi Gonzalez shied away from any talk of rebuilding.

Rome Braves: Manager Ingle returns to Rome to lead team
Posted: January 27, 2015

Rome Braves’ manager Randy Ingle said this year’s squad has a chance to be quite good, and last year’s manager Jonathan Schuerholz echoed those sentiments at a media press conference prior to the annual Hot Stove Gathering at The Forum on Monday night.

Sunday 01/25/2015
Basketball: Berry takes down Millsaps, 66-51
Updated: January 26, 2015 - 12:10 am

Three Vikings scored in double figures as the Berry College men’s basketball team earned a 66-51 win at Millsaps College on Sunday.

Basketball: Berry women come up short against Millsaps
Updated: January 26, 2015 - 12:12 am

In a battle of Southern Athletic Association unbeaten teams, Millsaps College edged Berry College’s women’s basketball team, 53-50, on Sunday afternoon.

JIM ALRED COLUMN: Open coaching positions sparking interest
Posted: January 25, 2015

If early talk on social media and anonymous text messages can be trusted, head football coach openings at both Rome and Pepperell High Schools have spurred interest across the state.

Swimming: Berry swim teams host Viking Classic
Posted: January 25, 2015

The Berry College swimming teams had a busy weekend as the team hosted the fifth annual Viking Classic Invitational. The final Berry home meet was attended by a competitive field of seven teams and consisted of three sessions covering two days.

Basketball: Shorter women come up short
Posted: January 25, 2015

Union women 74, Shorter 69

Basketball: Shorter remains at top of GSC standings
Posted: January 25, 2015

Entering the game as two of the six teams vying for the top spot in the Gulf South Conference standings, the Hawks came out ahead 84-63 over Union on the road Saturday afternoon.

Basketball: GHC women take down Atlanta Metro
Posted: January 25, 2015

GHC women 78, Atlanta Metro 69

Basketball: GHC men get by Atlanta Metro
Posted: January 25, 2015

GHC men 58, Atlanta Metro 52