Pepperell pitcher Blake Vasser was simply trying to make a play for his team with every at-bat or trip to the mound Friday.
As the season heads into the latter half of region play, every soccer team has gotten a good look at their opponents and figured out where they are. Now, the race is on to qualify for the state playoffs and find the right identity along the way.
Brett Baker stepped up on the mound for the Pepperell Dragons and delivered a one-hitter Thursday in a 10-0 win over Gordon Central in Calhoun.
I’ve thought about this, I’ve written it down, I’ve said it out loud and now I’m ready to share it with you. The ACC, the greatest basketball conference the world has even known and the recipient of nine NCAA basketball tournament bids, has one team left in March Madness. Meanwhile, the SEC,…
Model Middle School’s girls’ soccer team wrapped up an impressive postseason with a shutout win over Armuchee in the Floyd County Athletic Association championship game.
Berry College head women's basketball coach, Stephanie Dunn, has resigned her position to accept the head coaching job at Mount Paran Christian School in Kennesaw, Ga., effective May 31st.
All season long, Rome track coach Nick Bridges talked how his athletes had the potential to take over a meet. He was proven right on Wednesday night, and he had the rest of the county watch his team run towards a championship.
HUTCHINSON, Kan — Ty’Lik Evans stepped to the free-throw line with the season coming down to the last seven seconds of regulation as Georgia Highlands stared at a one-point deficit.
It’s amazing how quickly things happen and how perceptions can change on the outcome of a ball game. For instance, in one fell swoop, South Carolina became the favorite team of more than one-half of America by simply defeating the hated, arrogant, snooty, overbearing Blue Devils of Duke and …
The Cedartown golf team was able to win in a two-team meet against Coosa at Stonebridge Golf Course Wednesday afternoon. The Bulldogs finished with a score of 174 while Coosa scored 217.
Rome’s Hogan Ingram won the U.S. Kids Junior Golf Tournament at The Oaks Course in Covington on Saturday, dominating the 13-14-year-old division.
Samson Mumber and Nathan Medley, two members of the Three Rivers Swim Club, recently faced off against some of the top swimmers in the Southeast and the nation at meets.
The Rome YMCA’s Arsenal Select teams continued their regular season over the past two weekends despite rainouts. They have posted a 7-5-1 record to bring their season record to 15-10-4.
There wasn’t 60 minutes of play or a trophy ceremony Tuesday at Darlington School’s Chris Hunter Stadium. But 41 minutes of action did give the host team a title for the second year in a row.
The chance to have children from all Rome City elementary schools play with each other on the gridiron, instead of on separate teams, is one of the factors driving the creation of a new youth football program.
Armuchee baseball rode behind strong pitching to take a 6-0 win at Coosa Tuesday afternoon as Hunter Clark struck out seven in six innings for the Region 7-AA win.
Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow, now trying his luck at professional baseball, is tentatively scheduled to play in Rome when the Columbia Fireflies come to town April 17 (7 p.m.), April 18 (7 p.m.), and April 19 (10:30 a.m.) to square off against the Rome Braves, The Braves are reporting.
Effort clashed with stamina on Saturday as the Rome High baseball team fought to keep Cartersville in check at State Mutual Stadium but came up on the losing end of the 7-0 final.
Blake Lowenberg and Pierce Monroe each had three goals and one assist to lift the Darlington boys’ lacrosse team to a 9-7 win Saturday at home against University School of Nashville.
Five local schools participated in a track meet at Pepperell High School Friday afternoon, with plenty of local athletes earning top finishes.
Sitting four outs from a loss and five runs from tying the game, many baseball teams might accept the fate given to them. But Armuchee kept swinging and believed if it played the right way, it could come back.
There was a fight to the finish in both soccer matches at Armuchee on Friday as the host teams and Coosa’s squads battled with Region 7-AA wins on the line.
The end of any high school basketball season also means the end of the careers of many local seniors. But for one night at Georgia Highlands College, the best seniors got a chance to showcase their game while having a little fun as well.
Pressing for position in the region standings, Rome High’s soccer teams went into Thursday’s contests with a sense that there would be some emotions attached to them.
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Pepperell’s tennis teams picked up a pair of Region 7-AA wins Wednesday as the boys and girls beat Chattooga by a score of 4-1 in Summerville.
The Pepperell girls’ soccer team used a 3-0 second half to pull away from Chattooga and post a 6-2 win in a Region 7-AA matchup Tuesday in Summerville.
With the high school basketball season coming to a close, players and teams are receiving accolades for their hard work on the court this season.
Whether it was the opening tip, just before halftime or in the final minute of Saturday’s region championship game, the Georgia Highlands Chargers were going to run.
The Rome High track and field team split up on Saturday, but head coach Nick Bridges said he was proud of the outstanding performances from his athletes at each event.
While Georgia Highlands’ time in its conference basketball semifinals wasn’t without its share of drama, the Chargers still finished where they want to be.
Model boys’ soccer coach Donnie Mendence hugged each of his players after Friday’s game against Armuchee. After 80 minutes of back and forth action, the coach needed some way to express his joy.
Henry Ramirez recorded a hat trick Friday evening and the Rome Wolves’ soccer team got a 5-0 win over Pepperell in Lindale in a non-region contest.
Darlington baseball coach Matt Larry knows about the talent his team has this season. But in the last week that talent has translated into wins as the Tigers move into region play.
Here are the latest, absolute, up-to-date picks for First Team All-America in college basketball as chosen by the staff of Sports Illustrated. First Team: Nigel Williams-Goss, Gonzaga; Caleb Swanigan, Purdue; Frank Mason III¸ Kansas; Josh Hart, Villanova; and freshman Lonzo Ball, UCLA. Along…