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NORMAN AREY COLUMN: The Braves belong in Atlanta, not Cobb

Norman Arey writes about the Braves' upcoming move to Cobb County in Friday's print edition of the Rome News-Tribune.

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Thursday 07/24/2014
NORMAN AREY COLUMN: How about 2 college seasons rather than one?
Posted: July 24, 2014

Norman Arey writes about possible changes to the college football season in his column in Thursday's print edition of the Rome News-Tribune.

Wednesday 07/23/2014
JIM ALRED COLUMN: Band tops all sports in GHSA numbers
Posted: July 23, 2014

Call it the calm before the storm. High school football conditioning practice starts on Friday and practices for basically every fall high school sport start Aug. 1.

GoGo Running Club has workouts every Tuesday at Barron Stadium
Posted: July 23, 2014

Whether you’re an avid runner, a jogger or a walker, the GoGo Running Club is fit for all.

Shorter teams up for radio broadcasts
Posted: July 23, 2014

Shorter will team up with Rome Radio Partners, LLC to broadcast the Hawks’ football, basketball, baseball and softball games in 2014-15 with all the contests being carried on 99.5 The Jock FM and WGJK-AM 1360.

Mumbers place among state’s best swimmers
Posted: July 23, 2014

Three Rivers Swim Club had two swimmers, Marcus and Samson Mumber, participating at the 14-and-younger Long Course (50 meter) State Meet at Georgia Tech.

Sunday 07/20/2014
ROME BRAVES: Poplin relishes being the ‘voice of the Braves’
Posted: July 20, 2014

Walking into State Mutual Stadium for the first time as a 13-year-old, a wide-eyed Ben Poplin never imagined he’d be back in the same ballpark as an adult, living out his dream as the voice of the Rome Braves.

RUNNING: Tumor Trooper 5K raises money for children with brain cancer
Updated: July 20, 2014 - 2:33 am

After enduring brain surgery, chemotherapy and radiation treatment, Charlie Henderson set a goal for himself: Raise as much money as possible for children with brain tumors.

TENNIS: Team Hall are Go Go Tennis 6.0 league champs
Posted: July 20, 2014

Team Hall are the Go Go Tennis 6.0 Champs. Pictured are Capt. Sheila Hall (from left), Madison LaRue, Pat O’Neal, Julia Hall and Dottie Taylor. Not pictured is Austin Silver. League play took place at various locations during the summer.

TENNIS: Team Stokes are Go Go Tennis 8.0 league champs
Posted: July 20, 2014

Team Stokes are the Go Go Tennis 8.0 league champs. Pictured are Mike Burnes (from left), Eddie Stokes, Capt. Tesha Stokes and Darrel Creel. Not Pictured are Anne Brooking, Callandra Jones and Jeff Barnes.

TENNIS: Team Peal are Go Go Tennis 7.0 league champs
Posted: July 20, 2014

Team Peal are the Go Go Tennis 7.0 champs. Pictured are Kim Waid (from left), Steve Weaver, Regina Hicks, Jerry Jackson and Capt. Pam Peal. Not pictured is Ross Collins. League play took place at various locations during the summer.

Friday 07/18/2014
Rome to host USTA wheelchair tennis tournament
Posted: July 18, 2014

A new tennis tournament is coming to Rome — the Clocktower Classic Wheelchair Tennis Tournament — and there is still time to register.

RUNNING: Second part of TRED trails series on Jackson Hill
Posted: July 18, 2014

By John Burns

SOCCER: Plenty of soccer to watch after the World Cup
Posted: July 18, 2014

Five days have passed since the World Cup concluded in Brazil, and you may be left feeling what millions of people experience every four years: post-Cup blues.

Thursday 07/17/2014
NORMAN AREY COLUMN: All the arrests mean football season is here
Posted: July 17, 2014

Norman Arey writes about arrests surrounding football in Thursday's print edition of the Rome News-Tribune.

Atlanta catcher Gattis returns to SMS before heading to Gwinnett
Posted: July 17, 2014

His status as one of Major League Baseball’s best catchers keeps growing despite being in “the show” for less than two years, and his remarkable story of how he has overcome life’s hurdles has been well documented.

Rome Braves take down Drive
Posted: July 17, 2014

Final: Braves 5, Drive 2

Wednesday 07/16/2014
Rome Braves fall to Greenville Drive
Posted: July 16, 2014

Final: Drive 9, Braves 4

JIM ALRED COLUMN: Tidbits before local sports get underway
Posted: July 16, 2014

Roughly three weeks from now we’ll get the prep softball and volleyball seasons going and we’ll see a slew of preseason football games as well.

Apache trout will be topic of TU meeting
Updated: July 16, 2014 - 1:03 am

The Apache trout in Arizona has a lot in common with its distant cousin, the brook trout in Georgia. Both fish are the state coldwater fish in their respective states, and both fish have had extreme loss of their historical ranges. The brook trout has a stable population and is doing well in its headwater streams in the mountains.

Rome High graduate Whatley nominated for Good Works Team
Posted: July 16, 2014

Rome High graduate Reggie Whatley has been nominated to the Allstate AFCA Good Works Team.