Every year for every team in every sport certain games can result in great wins and massive momentum builders.
The Shorter men’s soccer team travelled to Lawrenceville to take on the NAIA’s seventh-ranked Georgia Gwinnett College Grizzlies. After 110 minutes of play, the game ended in a 1-1 tie.
The Berry men’s cross country team placed sixth at the Rhodes Invitational on Saturday. The Berry women’s cross country team placed eighth.
On nine of Berry’s 15 drives, quarterback Dale Jackson was sacked a total of 10 times for 79 yards lost.
Almost. Saturday afternoon at Barron Stadium, Berry’s football squad had so many close chances, but somehow the opportunities to grab hold and possibly upset Rhodes all fell just slightly short in the Vikings 12-0 loss.
For many months now the indoor trout stream at the Rome-Floyd E.C.O. River Education Center has been basically a dry cement pond.
Rome’s 11-and-younger Double Day Dawgs baseball team won the BPA Rumble in Rome tournament.
The Berry College men’s and women’s swimming and diving team traveled this weekend for their season opener at Brenau University.
The Georgia Northwestern Lady Bobcats fell to 2-4 overall on the season after a second straight gut-wrenching, five-set loss Friday night, this time at home to Hiwassee College.
Emily Stromberg had 14 kills and Katie O’Rourke added 12 as Berry College swept Sewanee, 3-0, on Saturday at The Cage Center. Set scores were 25-18, 26-24, 25-19.
Evan Echols scored twice as Berry College (6-3) won at Averett University (1-6), 5-1, on Saturday. The five goals were a season high for Berry.
Freshman Bobby Grunow scored from Mackenzie Tittle in the final minute of regulation play as Berry College won at Greensboro College, 1-0, on Friday afternoon.
I watched Derek Jeter’s last game at Yankee Stadium on Thursday night, and depending on his wishes regarding the season’s last series at Boston, perhaps his last game ever.
The Lady Hawks upset No. 15 West Florida, 3-1, Friday night at the Winthrop-King Centre.
The Red Sox defeated the LaFayette Lookouts, 17-8, in the championship game of the Rumble in Rome tournament.
After starting the season, 4-0, the Lady Hawks have dropped both games since beginning conference play on Wednesday. Friday afternoon Shorter women's soccer fell to Valdosta State, 1-0, to give the Blazers their third straight win.
Shorter’s women’s soccer teams’ undefeated season came to an end Wednesday night with a 4-1 loss in the first Gulf South Conference game of the season at North Alabama.
Each game is a stepping stone for a young Berry College football program, and quarterback Dale Jackson said he believes Saturday’s home opener against Rhodes is one of the biggest stones for the Vikings to cross this season.
Norman Arey writes about FSU's Jameis Winston in Thursday's print edition of the Rome News-Tribune.
Shorter lost its first game of the season Sept. 20 by only a touchdown to perennial Division-II power West Texas A&M, and head coach Phil Jones likes what he’s seen from the Hawks through three weeks.
It may have taken longer than expected, but the Hawks are finally in the win column with a 2-1 victory over Clayton State Wednesday night.