Players and fans converged over the weekend at the Rome Tennis Center at Berry College for the USTA Georgia State Junior Open. The event drew more than 500 players plus their families and continues through Tuesday. / Diane Wagner
The reputation of the Berry College football team has grown by leaps and bounds in just five seasons, and the Vikings are heading into season No. 6 with a program first.
Part of being a successful athlete is making adjustments, and two Floyd County athletes were able to do so under new circumstances Saturday.
Rome High School got some national appreciation this past week as its football team was among several programs in the state to be included in the High School Football America Preseason 100 list when it was released.
Activity buzzed throughout Barron Stadium on Friday as the USA Track and Field Region 4 Junior Olympic Championships rolled on into Day 2, and organizers are preparing for things to kick into the next gear today.
The Rome Braves got the 7-5 win in the last game of the series against the Kannapolis Intimidators Tuesday night at State Mutual Stadium before a patriotic sellout crowd of 5,105.
It was down to the final matches Tuesday morning for the USTA July National Level 2 Tournament. But the summer has got plenty of competition in store for Rome.
Having an opponent score six runs in a single turn at bat is enough to make the most seasoned veteran’s stomach churn and want to hide in a corner.
A cross-section of some of the top junior tennis players from across the country and beyond are in town this weekend for a chance to prove they’re at the top of their game.
High school athletes don’t put up their cleats when classes end for the summer, and the Rome High School girls’ soccer team is keeping up with their conditioning during the break.
A pair of solo home runs and four innings of scoreless relief from pitcher Freddy Tarnok helped the Rome Braves end their first home series of the second half on a high note.
Rome High head football coach John Reid doesn’t push his team just to win football games. He tries to mold them into a brotherhood — a family of players who know the other guys on the field are pulling for them.
Head coach Zach Morrison and the Shorter University football coaching staff recently hosted their second football camp of the summer, which brought out 244 athletes from five different states.
A pair of Model Blue Devils helped lead their teams to success this soccer season as the boys’ team made a historic run in the playoffs, and the girls’ team nearly came away with an Elite Eight win against 2017 state runner-up East Laurens.
When the Rome Braves step onto the field at State Mutual Stadium for the first time since the All-Star break Sunday they’ll be ready to play in front of their home fans once again.
Out of all of the technique and strategy that Chase Watterson and his coaches can impart to the kids who attend the Arsenal Soccer Summer Camp, the foundation of it is simple.
Four Rome Braves pitchers were chosen for this year’s South Atlantic League midsummer classic, and each one provided evidence why Tuesday night.
There had been 16 previous Stump on Sports Tennessee-Georgia All-Star Baseball Classics and in none of the previous games had a player ever had a night like Cole Phillips had this past Friday.
It was back in spring training when Rome Braves manager Rocket Wheeler was with outfielder Jefrey Ramos while looking at the team’s roster.
The Rome Braves fell to the Lexington Legends 7-4 Saturday before a crowd of 2,848. Rome has lost four in a row since clinching the South Atlantic League Southern Division first half title.
The Rome Braves were locked in extra innings Thursday night in Greenville, South Carolina, when their fate was made 111 miles to the south.
Darlington head football coach Tommy Atha keeps it simple when it comes to his 7-on-7 passing camp — no scores, no winners, just teams getting their playbooks in order before the season gets underway.
The Rome Braves have won the South Atlantic League Southern Division first half title after the Augusta GreenJackets lost to the West Virginia Power on Thursday night.
Parents and guardians around the region should be sharpening hooks and checking rod and reels in preparation for Trout Unlimited’s annual Kids Fishing Day on Saturday.
The Rome Braves walked off a win Saturday night at State Mutual Stadium with an RBI single from Austin Bush in the bottom of the ninth to beat Kannapolis 5-4 before a crowd of 2,593.
Rome, GA – The Rome Braves fell to the Kannapolis Intimidators 8-3 Friday evening at State Mutual Stadium before a crowd of 2,178. The game began 49 minutes late due to storms in the Northwest Georgia area.
In the more than 20 years Tommy Atha has been running a youth football camp at Darlington, he’s seen hundreds of players come through and go on to successful high school and college careers.
Conversation about the top teams in the South Atlantic League this season has to include the Rome Braves. So when it came time for the selections to the 2018 SAL All-Star Game, Rome was well represented.
A senior pitcher who took his game to the next level and a group of talented underclassmen highlight the local players who were named to the 2018 Region 7-AA All-Region Team.
The South Atlantic League has released the members of the 2018 All-Star team and six members of the Rome Braves have been selected for this tremendous honor. Eric Krupa, president of the South Atlantic League, announced the rosters earlier today for the 59th Annual SAL All-Star Game to be pl…
The Berry College football program will enter their sixth season of play this year when the Vikings open play Sept. 1 at Valhalla Stadium against Maryville.
Rome High head track and field coach Nick Bridges feels the area is at a disadvantage when it comes to getting athletes ready for a career in track or running.