Darlington's Cal Fuller (seated, center) signs to play baseball at Gordon State College during a ceremony last week. Joining him are his mother, Amy Fuller (seated, from left), his father, Keith Fuller, his sister Gabby Fuller (standing, from left), assistant baseball coach Brant Evans, assi…
Darlington's Kate Flory (seated, center) signs to run cross country and track for Washington and Lee University during a ceremony last week. Joining her are her mother, Katharine Flory (seated, from left), her father, John Flory, assistant cross country coach Brant Evans (standing, form left…
The Rome track and field team has spent all season setting new school records and placing high against tough competition. Not much changed on Saturday.
The 2017 Atlantic Coast Conference Men’s Tennis Championship title matchup is set as Wake Forest and Virginia both earned wins to advance.
At every single practice, the Rome boys’ soccer team drills penalty kicks. It’s been the one mainstay throughout the season, just in case the Wolves found themselves in a tight situation.
Each singles player for the Rockmart girls’ tennis team recovered from an opening set loss to defeat their opponents Friday as the Lady Jackets won 4-1 against Jeff Davis in the Class AA Elite Eight.
The third day of the ACC Men’s and Women’s Tennis Championships brought out a diverse crowd as the top-seeded teams took to the courts in the tournament quarterfinals.
The semifinal matchups for the 2017 Atlantic Coast Conference Men’s Tennis Championship are set after posted wins in Friday’s quarterfinal round at the Rome Tennis Center at Berry College.
The makeup of a team can change from season to season, but returning a strong nucleus that brought a program its first state championship can provide extra momentum.
The rain that moved through Rome on Thursday delayed matches at the ACC Men’s and Women’s Tennis Championships, but homegrown initiative made sure the event would remain on schedule.
The Wonderlic Test is simply a test used to assess the aptitude of a potential employee for learning and problem solving. No matter what you hear, it is NOT the NFL’s IQ test for incoming college players.
This weekend will see a few Berry College teams in the mix for possible Southern Athletic Association titles, but two are already in their sport’s respective championship game.
The quarterfinals are set after intense second-round action at the 2017 Atlantic Coast Conference Men’s Tennis Championship at the Rome Tennis Center at Berry College.
Update: Rain has delayed today's ACC tennis matches at the Rome Tennis Center at Berry College. The men, who were originally scheduled to play at 10 a.m. have been moved back to 1 p.m. The women, originally scheduled, for 1 p.m. will play at 4 p.m. That's if the rain goes away.
I had to laugh when former Alabama assistant and now head coach at Florida Atlantic Lane Kiffin said, “I’m not really big on humiliating assistant coaches in front of everybody.” Kiffin, of course, was on the receiving end of some salty Nick Saban salvos during his tenure in Tuscaloosa. … An…
Pepperell used its home field advantage to its favor as the Dragons scored a pair of goals in each half to beat Callaway 4-0 in the first round of the state playoffs Wednesday in Lindale.
No matter what either team tried to do, whether changing strategies or making a charge to the goal, the first round of the state soccer playoffs did not go well for Darlington.
Cooper Brock scored four goals and had two assists in Darlington’s opening game of a lacrosse tournament Tuesday, but the Tigers ended up losing to host Holy Innocents’, 13-6.
Pepperell's Hinton Bolinger (seated, center) signs a Letter of Intent to wrestle at Reinhardt University during a special ceremony. Joining him are his mother, Stacee Bolinger (seated, from left), his father, Dwayne Bolinger, community wrestling coach Bryce Wood (standing, form left), Hinton…
The Rockmart girls’ tennis team advance to the Elite Eight in the Class AA state tennis tournament with a 3-2 win against Dublin on Monday.
After losing a heartbreaking match in the area championship last week, Darlington’s boys’ tennis team was determined to turn the page on Monday.
Talent is an abundant quality when talking about girls’ basketball in the Rome area. And two players once again were the epitome of sharp skills and dedication.
Any discussion about boys’ basketball in Northwest Georgia this season eventually led to Chattooga. And at the center of that was Jay Shropshire, making him the 2017 Rome News-Tribune Player of the Year.
A rainy week didn’t soften the course at Coosa Country Club too much for the group of junior golfers who took to the links along the banks of the Etowah River on Saturday.
Track and field athletes from across the southeast competed at the two-day Southern Athletic Association Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Berry College this weekend.
The Unity Christian track teams competed in the GICAA State meet in Barnesville on Saturday, as four different athletes finished third or better for the Lions.
Model's Hunter Hays (seated, second to right) signed to play football for Birmingham Southern College during a special ceremony last week. Joining him are his father, Tony Hays (seated, from left), his mother, Aimee Hays, his brother, Landon Hays, and Model head football coach Gordon Powers.…
The result was not one a coach would want to end a season on, and certainly not one to end a time with a team. But Rome High baseball coach Michael Dougherty remained proud of his team Friday, down to the final out.
The Model boys’ tennis team is marching on in the Class AA state playoffs following a business-like approach to defeating Berrien on Thursday in the Sweet 16.
The Darlington Tigers performed admirably at the Area 4-A private track championship at Darlington, with the boys finishing in second and the girls finishing in fourth. In total, Darlington had four girls finish either first or second and nine boys do so.
I’ve got a major gripe to air out today, but bear with me for a moment and allow me to try and fill you in on some background perhaps to clarify any questions.
Despite playing in a torrential downpour for the final 25 minutes, the Coosa girls’ soccer team held on to beat Pepperell 4-3 Thursday in Lindale, finishing fourth in Region 7-AA and earning a spot in the Class AA state playoffs.
The Darlington boy’s tennis team traveled Wednesday to Mount Paran in Kennesaw for the finals of the Area 4 Championship. Darlington lost 3-2 with victories coming from number #1 singles, Andrey Aprelikov, and #2 singles Oleg Aprelikov. The Tiger’s finished their regular season 7-2 (7-1 in…
The Model boys’ golf team looked like a group that could contend for a state championship on the first day of the Floyd County Invitational. Not much changed on Day 2.
Pepperell’s tennis teams split in the first round of the Class AA state playoffs against Heard County in Franklin with the boys winning 4-1 and the girls losing 3-2.
Only a few points separate the Pepperell and Rockmart track and field teams after the first day of the Region 7-AA championships Wednesday at Gordon Central High School
Believe it or not, the sometimes-backwards, out-of-date NCAA has done something that I believe America will approve. It has, in essence, enabled some fans to double their pleasure.
Shorter University women’s lacrosse coach and Rome native Brittni Dulaney was named the Gulf South Conference’s Coach of the Year on Wednesday following a turnaround season for the Lady Hawks.
The spring is always full of sporting events in Rome, whether it is two high schools competing or the Rome Braves at State Mutual Stadium.