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The Rome Braves and Atlanta Braves congratulate OF Ronald Acuña Jr. on winning the 2018 National League Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year award. Acuña Jr. captured 27 of 30 first-place votes from the Baseball Writers’ Association of America (BBWAA), which has given the award nationally sinc…

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Former Model standout VJ Saxton scored 23 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead the Georgia Highlands College men’s team to a 99-82 win over Walters State on Saturday to conclude the annual Dana Davis Classic.

Georgia Highlands women’s head coach Brandan Harrell knows he has a team of talented players who can do great things this season. He just has to be patient to get them all on the court at the same time.

A week after winning its second straight Region 7-5A title, the Rome High boys’ cross country team capped its season Friday with a top-10 finish in the GHSA boys’ Class 5A state championship race in Carrollton.

The Model High School competition cheerleaders took first place in the Fall Classic Invitational this past Saturday at Woodstock High Schoool.The team is made up of Lenayah Taylor (front row, from left), Mack Johnston, Jalis Carter, Riley Dooley (second row, from left), Alexis Hatcher, Graci…

The Coosa High School competition cheerleaders took first in the Class AA division of the Rumble at the Den at North Paulding High School. Rockmart came in second place. Coosa cheerleaders are Jasmine Limon (front row, from left), Carleigh Otting, Katelyn Taylor, Maddie Graham, Tori Stephens…

After securing its third straight Southern Athletic Association championship and another trip to the NCAA Division III playoffs with a 26-10 win over Birmingham-Southern, the Berry College football team jumped to No. 9 in the latest American Football Coaches Association Top 25 rankings.

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