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The Delmarva Shorebirds (17-12) banged out 19 hits and shutout the Rome Braves (11-16) 8-0 Sunday afternoon at State Mutual Stadium before 1,145 fans. Rain came with one out in the bottom of the ninth and the remainder of the contest was called.

Recent Coosa High School graduate Tori Overby (seated, second from right) signs to play tennis at Shorter University during a special ceremony held Friday, July 21, 2017, at the high school. Joining her are her brother, Corbin Overby (seated, from left), her mother, Kelly Overby, her father,…

  • Berry College press release
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GREENSBORO, N.C. — The American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) honored over 200 college and high school programs with the 2017 ABCA Team Academic Excellence Award, with Berry College earning distinction for the second year in a row.

The Armuchee Lady Indians 12U All-Stars went undefeated and won the Georgia Recreation and Park Association District 5 softball tournament in Bartow County this week, winning all four games. The team will travel to East Point for the state tournament beginning July 11. Shown with their first…

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The second half of the South Atlantic League season inspires a renewed hope for every team in the league. With the records reset to zero, each club, including the Rome Braves, has the chance to right the mistakes made in the first part of the season.

The Rome Gladiators 12U basketball team won the Lakepoint Summer Shootout on June 4 at Lakepoint Champions Center in Cartersville. The team consists of Brady Groce (from left), Reece Fountain, Kameron Fountain, Bowden Owens, Braden Bell, Bryson Thacker, Coach Kelly Fountain, Bowden Heathcock…

  • By Paul Diprima, Sports Correspondent
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The Coosa Valley chapter of Trout Unlimited will hold its annual Kids’ Fishing Day on Saturday at Rolater Park in Cave Spring. I am not positive, but this is most likely the 30th Kids’ Fishing Day that the chapter has put together for the kids of Northwest Georgia. Throughout the years there…

Team PAC won the Rome Competitive League 14U championship Thursday at Riverview Park by defeating the Rome Astros 12-0. The team finished the season undefeated. Shown are players Jorge Castillo (front), Will Miller (second row, from left), Hunter Deems, Kemp Edge, Clayton King, Chandler Hall…

The latest trend in NCAA Division I football is for starting/backup quarterbacks to transfer to new schools. The list is growing as there are now seven major schools boasting new signal-callers — some five-star prospects. Of course the biggest transfer in the last few years, in my opinion, w…

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