From a Calhoun City Schools press relase:
More Georgia Collegiate Athletic Association honors piled up for Georgia Highlands basketball after the men’s and women’s squads picked up conference wins against East Georgia State College.
With just two games left in the regular season, the Rome High boys’ basketball team heads into the final week with just three region wins under its belt.
LOS ANGELES — Kobe Bryant, the legendary basketball star who spent 20 years with the Los Angeles Lakers, was killed Sunday when the helicopter he was traveling in crashed and burst into flames Sunday morning amid foggy conditions in the hills above Calabasas, sources told the L.A. Times.
Darlington coach Tommy Atha likes to tell a story about how a friend of his who is a college football coach visited him last January and he asked him to look at one of his best linemen, Tate Ratledge.
Competition at the Darlington Classic continued to live up to expectations over the weekend as the annual wrestling tournament welcomed 16 teams from Georgia and Alabama to Rome.
A three-game skid was snapped for the Rome boys’ basketball team Friday, and it couldn’t have come at a better time for the Wolves.
With three games left in the regular season, the Rome High girls’ basketball team doesn’t have it easy before the region tournament gets underway next month.
ATLANTA — Student athletes in Georgia could see their pockets a little more packed if a pair of bills filed by state House Democratic lawmakers clear the 2020 legislative session.
The Rome Aerials Level 3 gymnastics team came away from the Georgia Make a Wish meet in Paulding County with a big first place trophy earlier this month. New coach Chloe Schuttinga said she was as proud as she could be for the team which includes youngsters who are somewhere between the begi…
The Cedartown Bulldogs have a new football coach at the helm at the Polk County Board of Education approved the hire during a special session on Tuesday night.
For the first time this season Tuesday night, the Armuchee boys’ basketball team was able to celebrate a win over a Region 7-AA opponent.
You’ve seen Ronald Acuna Jr., Josh Donaldson, Freddie Freeman and hometown favorite Charlie Culberson play for the Atlanta Braves. Now $20 can get you a chance to own an authenticated autographed bat signed by these four players as well as 25 other members of the 2019 Atlanta Braves.
The next era of Coosa football got an official kickoff on Tuesday as new head football coach Joey Mathis was introduced in a video livestreamed on the Floyd County Schools’ Facebook page.
The Georgia Highlands men’s and women’s basketball teams picked up big conference wins this week with the Chargers taking hold of first place in the Georgia Collegiate Athletic Association and the Lady Chargers hanging strong in the second spot.
ATLANTA — Owning a 17-2 record and an undefeated mark in region play wasn’t completely satisfying to Darlington girls’ coach Hazel Hall. Her team’s performance Monday, however, helped raise her spirits.
Going to the line had been a sore subject for the Berry men’s basketball team this season, but Sunday’s game could serve as the start of the healing process.
Berry women’s coach Thomas Johnson knows when his players are having fun and playing together they can do some special things on the basketball court.
Pepperell boys basketball coach Zach Mendence only has two seniors this season, but the pair has been an invaluable part of his team’s never-quit attitude.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Mission accomplished for Florida International’s James Morgan, Charlotte’s Benny LeMay and Navy’s Malcolm Perry in the East-West Shrine Bowl.
Two wrestling teams from Chattooga County stood at the top of the podium on Saturday in Macon, and they had to knock off the reigning champions to get there.
Teams across the state will get a chance to showcase their skills Monday in Atlanta, while at the same time honoring the memory of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.
Trailing by one point at halftime, the Model boys’ basketball team used a huge third quarter to seal a Region 7-AA victory against Pepperell.
Both Model and Pepperell were struck with starters having to sit out Friday night’s region battle in Lindale, but both turned in intense performances with the visiting Lady Blue Devils coming out on top.
Despite jumping out to an early lead, the Shorter men’s basketball team was outscored in the second half as the Hawks fell to visiting West Florida 75-68 on Thursday night at the Winthrop-King Centre.
After more than a season of not coming out on top and having to watch wins fall just beyond their grasp over the last few weeks, the Shorter women’s basketball team finally had the ball bounce their way.
Signaling the approaching start of the baseball season, the Rome Braves’ annual Hot Stove Gathering allows Braves fans to get a taste of what to expect in April and to meet some managers and players in the Atlanta organization.
A pair of father-son duos and a longtime tennis player and coach are on their way to being inducted into the Rome-Floyd Sports Hall of Fame next month, and tickets are now on sale for the event, which will take place Feb. 10 at the Forum River Center.
The largest glowing, bubbly, confetti-filled, fitness event of the year returns on Saturday, March 14, in the annual Harbin Clinic Leprechaun-a-thon 5K run and two-mile health walk.
It was a pleasant night for the Unity Christian School basketball teams Tuesday, even if they entered the evening’s contests with some trepidation.
Kinsey Wright scored 15 points and was able to be a key component in Pepperell’s girls’ basketball team’s 50-41 win over Coosa in Lindale on Tuesday.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — From small-town Ohio kid to Louisiana legend, Joe Burrow capped his record-breaking, Heisman-winning season by bringing a national championship to LSU.
With a new season set to start in April, members of the 2019 Rome Braves are set to be recognized for their success and talents last season.
After a rough start to the season, Georgia Highlands men’s basketball coach JJ Merritt knew his team needed to take a step back and re-evaluate things.
From start to finish, the Pepperell boys’ basketball team stood strong Friday, holding Armuchee to single-digit scoring in three of the four quarters.
A trio of Darlington School swimmers celebrated their final home meet of their careers with some extra rewards on Thursday.
The high school basketball season is reaching its midway mark in region play, the standings in Region 7-AA boys action couldn’t be tighter.
Joey Mathis has enjoyed his time coaching in Tennessee, but when the opportunity came to return closer to where he grew up, he couldn’t let it pass.
The Armuchee girls’ basketball team pulled out a nail-biter on their home court Tuesday evening as they defeated rival Model 57-55 in a Region 7-AA contest.