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Rome Braves close out year with loss

Fittingly, the merry-go-round Rome Braves made their 69th roster move prior to Monday’s 4-1 loss to the Savannah Sand Gnats in the last game of the season. 

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Sunday 08/31/2014
Berry women’s soccer blanks Maine Maritime
Posted: August 31, 2014

Four different Vikings scored as Berry College defeated Maine Maritime Academy, 4-0, on Sunday afternoon. Berry went a perfect 2-0 and outscored opponents 13-0 at the Inaugural Old Town Canoe Classic.

Rome Braves hold off late rally from Sand Gnats
Updated: August 31, 2014 - 11:02 pm

With one game remaining on the 2014 schedule, the Rome Braves have found a winning formula against one of the league’s best teams, the playoff-bound Savannah Sand Gnats.

Clara Bowl kicks off cross country seasons
Posted: August 31, 2014

Berry College hosted the annual Clara Bowl on Saturday.

Berry optimistic for season opener
Posted: August 31, 2014

A week from today, Berry will kick off its second football season on the road at Maryville.

Hawks counting down to opener
Posted: August 31, 2014

In five days Shorter University will begin a new football season, one that has been circled on the calendar for a long time for obvious reasons.

Berry opens volleyball season with Invitational
Updated: August 31, 2014 - 12:54 am

The 2014 Berry College Volleyball Invitational started at The Cage Center on Saturday. Berry opened the year with a loss to Randolph-Macon, but rallied to defeat DePauw in the nightcap. Both scores were 3-1.

Rome Braves edge Sand Gnats
Posted: August 31, 2014

Final: Braves 4, Sand Gnats 3

Berry men’s soccer edges Hanover
Posted: August 31, 2014

Zak Wallingford scored the game’s only goal in the 59th minute, as Berry College edged Hanover, 1-0, on Saturday.

TALKING TROUT: New species of trout found in Rome
Updated: August 31, 2014 - 12:47 am

I have been around fish and fishing all of my life, 65 years and counting.

Lewis, Tracy earn Player of Year awards
Posted: August 31, 2014

Jhett Lewis, 14, and Ty Tracy, 12, both of Cedartown, had strong summers golfing with the Atlanta Junior Golf Association.

Saturday 08/30/2014
Rome Braves' rally comes up short
Posted: August 30, 2014

Final: Sand Gnats 6, Braves 5

RUNNING: Clara Bowl opens high school, college seasons
Posted: August 30, 2014

This morning 40 schools and close to 1,100 cross country runners will descend on Berry College’s campus to compete in the annual Clara Bowl Invitational.

JOSH BROWN COLUMN: B.J. Upton and the future of center field
Posted: August 30, 2014

The Braves are finally contemplating trading B.J. Upton. Of course they are. They shouldn’t have signed him in the first place.

Berry women open soccer season with win
Posted: August 30, 2014

The Berry College women's soccer team opened the 2014 season with a convincing win on Friday night. Led by freshmen, the Vikings defeated Thomas College, 9-0, on the first day of the Old Town Canoe Classic.

Vikes are youthful, but ready to play
Posted: August 30, 2014

Graduating six seniors last spring, the Berry College Vikings remain optimistic about the men’s upcoming soccer season.

COLLEGE SIGNING: Coosa’s Korley Grier
Posted: August 30, 2014

Coosa basketball player Korley Grier  signed to play basketball for Reinhardt University.

Friday 08/29/2014
NORMAN AREY COLUMN: Good starts for Tech, Auburn, Alabama, FSU ... and Clemson
Posted: August 29, 2014

Another year, another sure bet right here in your hometown newspaper.

Shorter Hawks trying to beat the heat
Posted: August 29, 2014

Conditioning for a long football season is a tough task, especially when it’s close to 100 degrees outside.

Braves come up short against Kannapolis
Posted: August 29, 2014


Berry hoping to build on last year’s success
Posted: August 29, 2014

The Berry College women’s soccer team is coming off a 16-4 season. Berry went 8-1 in Southern Athletic Association play. The Viking squad worked its way to the conference championship game, but came up short in a 2-1 loss against Centre College.