ATLANTA – Rockmart’s 61-year wait for its next shot at a football state championship didn’t end how the Jackets wanted.
The time that Anna Claire Atha spent on the basketball court while at Darlington was honored with a show of appreciation and acknowledgement on Tuesday night.
An early close contest quickly turned to Model’s favor Tuesday evening as the Lady Blue Devils used an explosive second period to capture a 61-39 win over Coosa in a Region 7-AA game in Shannon.
A matchup of two small-town programs will have big-time implications when Rockmart faces Heard County at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.
As Rockmart and Heard County prepare to meet at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, the two football teams can think back to how they could’ve used an indoor field during their first meeting this season.
The Pepperell Dragons welcomed nine teams to its home gym in Lindale on Saturday for the annual Dragon Duals and came away with a third-place finish.
If you had told me in July that I would be here in the early days of December writing about a Rockmart High School football team preparing to play for a state championship I wouldn’t have laughed at the idea.
New Darlington head coach Hazel Hall has her Lady Tigers basketball team off to a hot start this season improving to 4-0 overall and 2-0 in Region 6-A play with a 44-33 win against host Gordon Lee on Friday.
Rome High head girls’ basketball coach Jason Harris said his hope is for his players to grow at a consistent rate this season and not reach their peak too early.
Coaches for the Rome and Armuchee high school cross country programs and Armuchee senior Chaney Holder received awards at the 2018 GoGo Running All-Area Cross Country Banquet this week, capping off their exemplary seasons.
In what is likely to be the first of many postseason accolades to come his way, Rome High’s Jamious Griffin was announced as the 2018-19 Gatorade Georgia Football Player of the Year on Thursday, making it the first time a Rome player has been chosen for the honor.
In 1950 a gallon of gas cost 18 cents, milk was still delivered door-to-door, President Harry S. Truman was leading the United States of America in the Cold War, and the Rockmart High School football team won its one — and so far only — state championship.
The effects of the annual Rome News-Tribune/Seven Hills Rotary Christmas Tournament are felt long after the final basket is made and the last Gold Ball trophy is handed out.
Mason Green and Victor Saxton scored 18 points each Tuesday night, and Georgia Highlands' men rolled to a 114-42 home win over Preeminence Academy at The Corral.
Several area high school football players are getting recognition for their performances this season as regions release their annual all-region teams.
There are very few, if any, consolation prizes in sports that truly console those who receive them after falling short of an ultimate prize at the end of their endeavors.
Myles Moore hit a buzzer beater from distance on Saturday afternoon to give the Berry College men’s basketball team a 77-74 victory over Ferrum College at The Cage Center.
There isn’t a lot of prodding of Rome High football players and coaches needed to bring up memories of Warner Robins’ McConnell-Talbert Stadium.
The Rome High boys’ and girls’ swim teams swept a meet against Cartersville and Dawson County on Thursday, racking up state-qualifying times in six different events.
The Rockmart Yellow Jackets are on a run the team hasn’t seen in decades, and with a state championship game appearance just one win away, expectations are high in the close-knit community.
Olivia Moses led all scorers with 15 points and the Armuchee Lady Indians were able to stay ahead of visiting Trion at the end to win a non-region contest 53-46 on Tuesday night.
The 2018 GoGo Running All-Area High School Cross Country teams were announced Tuesday, bringing closer the annual All-Area Banquet to cap off the season.
It is often said that we learn from our elders. A shining example of this idea was on full display recently as Rome Youth Football Organization’s 8U squad completed back-to-back championship seasons.
A second consecutive trip to the NCAA Division III national playoffs was once again cut short for the Berry College football team in the second round Saturday.
HAMPTON – All of the pieces that had carried the Rome Wolves through 12 wins this season got worked a little harder against the host Dutchtown Bulldogs on Friday night.
McDONOUGH - Through the good and the bad, the Darlington football team never gave up in a season that could have been over nearly as soon as it had begun.
LOUISVILLE, Ga. - Jefferson County had no answer for a vaunted offense that has a team rolling to one of its best seasons.
Rockmart’s Emily Loveless has proven herself time and again over her four-year career with the Lady Jackets, but this season — her last one in a Rockmart uniform — stands out to head coach Steve Luke.
Warming up during a brisk fall morning and getting in some work on the football field fit right in with turkey and pumpkin pie for a few local high school football teams on Thursday.
The Kennesaw State football team dominated the Big South Conference’s postseason honors, much like it did on the field. And a pair of former Greater Rome players is among those recognized.
The year’s crop of top high school distance runners will hear from one of the top runners Greater Rome has ever produced as former Model High and Berry College standout Michelle Abernathy Lane speaks at the 2018 GoGo Running All-Area Cross Country Banquet next month.
Several years ago, in his coaching prime, Johnny Majors, the Hall of Fame single wing tailback from Tennessee, was invited to interview for the Georgia Tech job when there was an opening during the era of Bobby Dodd.
It was clear Tuesday that the Darlington Lady Tigers have a talented squad for the 2018-2019 season, but they aren’t ready to stand around and waste any time in putting that talent to use.
Local high school football teams are taking their quest for a state championship on the road this week, bringing two teams back to the quarterfinals while one ends a decades-long drought.
The Berry College football team’s reputation as one of the top Southern Athletic Association programs was cemented once again Monday as the team received three of the league’s five year-end awards and had 21 players selected as all-conference.
As a group of juniors, JD Hull, Eli Brooks, Barrick Wade and Andrew Land helped carry the Darlington Tigers to the second round of the state playoffs.
Despite reasons to make excuses for possibly dropping their playoff game against Maryville on Saturday, the Berry College Vikings simply strengthened their resolve and turned in their most dominating performance in six weeks.
Maycy Owens helped the Pepperell girls’ basketball season get off to a good start Saturday in at home as the Lady Dragons picked up a 54-41 win over Paulding County.