Mike Lester, Washington Post Writers Group
Close to 1,500 runners braved chilly, below-freezing temperatures to take on one of three different road races at Berry College on Saturday morning.
Top finishes and new records came fast Saturday at Barron Stadium when the Shorter Hawks and Lady Hawks track and field team turned in an impressive showing at the fourth annual Shorter Invitational.
The Berry College women’s golf team shot a 342 on the first day of the UC Santa Cruz Invitational on Saturday. The Vikings are in third place of the seven-team field.
The Shorter baseball team took the first two games at Mississippi College on Saturday, winning the opener 13-9, and taking the finale 8-0.
The Shorter softball team split the doubleheader with Gulf South Conference newcomer Mississippi College on Saturday afternoon; falling in the opener 3-2, before taking the finale 5-1.
The Berry College softball team swept a doubleheader at Sewanee on Saturday. The game scores were 21-0 and 20-0, both in five innings.
The Shorter men’s lacrosse team earned their first win at home this season with an 8-5 victory over Rhodes College on Saturday.
Rhodes College defeated Berry College, 7-0, in Southern Athletic Association baseball play on Saturday.
The Berry College women’s tennis team defeated Millsaps College, 5-4, on Saturday.
The Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation Authority’s Rome Aerials hosted the Georgia United States of America Gymnastics Level 7 and 8 state gymnastics meet Saturday at The Forum.
Led by Christian Akers’ four goals, the Berry College men’s lacrosse team defeated Rhodes College, 10-6, at home on Friday afternoon.
Georgia Highlands College’s softball team split a conference doubleheader Friday at Stars Field in Cartersville against West Georgia Technical College.
The Berry Half Marathon, 10K and 5K is about a community coming together, according to Berry College Elementary and Middle School teachers and volunteers.
Norman Arey writes about recent controversy in college football in his column in Friday's print edition of the Rome News-Tribune.
The Berry College Vikings defeated the Emory University Eagles 9-2 on Wednesday night at State Mutual Stadium, home of the Rome Braves.
MARYVILLE, Tenn. -- Berry College softball swept a doubleheader at Maryville College on Wednesday. The Vikings captured the first game, 6-1, and then took the nightcap, 5-0.
A week ago, Georgia Highlands coach Phil Gaffney would have been ecstatic if given the knowledge his team would reach the NJCAA Final Four.
Three Vikings scored twice as the Berry College men’s lacrosse team defeated Piedmont College, 12-5, on Tuesday afternoon.
While the Lady Hawks headed to California for the Otter Invite hosted by Cal State Monterey Bay, the Hawks travelled to South Carolina for the Cliffs Intercollegiate hosted by North Greenville University.
Berry College won the inaugural Bermuda Collegiate on Tuesday after shooting a 321 on the final round and ending with a two-day 626 score.
Shorter tennis returned to Gulf South Conference action Tuesday afternoon with the Lady Hawks topping North Alabama 8-1; while the Hawks fell to the Lions 6-3.
The YMCA’s Arsenal Rome Soccer Club’s Select (13-and-older) teams went 2-2 bringing their season record to 4-4.
The Rome Lady Tarheels basketball team went undefeated (5-0) in the March Madness Tournament this past weekend in Tunnel Hill. The Tarheels won the championship against Dalton, 37-29. The team will next travel to Charlotte, N.C., this weekend.
The 7-and-younger Rome Red Sox won the Seven Hills Preseason Roundup. The Red Sox finished 4-0 on the way to the crown.
Shorter University head men’s basketball coach Chad Warner announced his resignation Tuesday.
The Shorter University men's lacrosse program is partnering with Lace Up With LAX for its home game against Colorado Mesa University on Wednesday, March 25 at 5 p.m. at Ben Brady Field.
The SAA released the softball Pitcher of the Week for all games played March 16-22 and Kassie Howard of Berry claimed the honor.
Barron Stadium will be closing to the public starting Wednesday, March 25 at 3 p.m. for Rome High Track Meet and will re-open on Thursday morning at 8 a.m.
Everyone seems to be predicting the Atlanta Braves are going to be worse in 2015 than they were in 2014.
The Berry College Vikings defeated the Rhodes Lynx, 4-to-1, on Sunday. Game two of the doubleheader was canceled due to inclement weather.
When the final of four practices they held in the first week of spring drills came to a close Saturday morning, the Shorter football team walked off Brady Field knowing they were way ahead of the off-season curve.
The Berry College softball team swept a conference doubleheader on Saturday against Rhodes. The Vikings won game one, 4-0, and then took the second game, 8-0, in five innings.
Berry College’s baseball team split a conference baseball doubleheader at Birmingham-Southern on Saturday.
Seth Gray scored with 2:40 left in the first overtime period as Centre College men’s lacrosse team defeated Berry College, 13-12, on Saturday.
Berry College’s women’s lacrosse team scored the first seven goals of the second half en route to a 13-6 win over Birmingham-Southern College on Saturday.
The Rome Braves and R.A.C.E. Rome will host the third annual No Excuses 5K, 10K and health walk for April 18 at 8 a.m.
Georgia Highlands’ wild ride in the NJCAA Tournament fell one game short of the national championship game. The Chargers fell to Northwest Florida State 105-103 on Friday in Hutchinson, Kansas.
Georgia snapped a four-game skid with a 2-1 Southeastern Conference road win over Tennessee Friday at Lindsey Nelson Stadium.
Berry College baseball will host Emory University at State Mutual Stadium on Wednesday. Game time is 6 p.m.
Rome, Ga. — The Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation Authority and Rome Aerials Gymnastics Team invites the public to attend the 2015 Georgia USA Gymnastics Level 7 & 8 State Championships on March 27-29 at The Forum.
For the third straight night, Georgia Highlands upset a higher-seeded team in the NJCAA Tournament, this time beating No. 6 Hutchinson 64-59 Thursday night in Hutchinson, Kansas.
Norman Arey writes about the ongoing NCAA Tournament in his column in Friday's print edition of the Rome News-Tribune.
Key at bats and a big-time relief performance from Jacob Harrell powered the Rome Wolves past Cass on Wednesday night 7-6 in a Region 7-AAAAA game.
The Model Middle School boys’ soccer team cruised to an 8-1 win over Chattooga Middle School on Tuesday thanks to scores from seven different Blue Devils.
Montrel Goldston buried a 3-pointer with less than five seconds left on the clock to catapult Georgia Highlands past the College of Southern Idaho, 67-66, and into the Elite Eight of the NJCAA Men’s’ Basketball Tournament on Wednesday night in Hutchinson, Kansas.
FORT MYERS, Fla. — Clay Buchholz allowed four runs in four innings, and Boston’s defense committed four of the game’s seven errors in an 11-3 loss by the Red Sox to the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday. Buchholz gave up two earned runs and five hits, striking out six.
Kameron Carter was named the Gulf South Conference Player of the Week, earning the recognition Tuesday after turning in an impressive seven games last week.
Berry College erupted for seven runs in the seventh inning to rally for an 11-10 win at Covenant on Tuesday afternoon. Berry, who won its fourth straight game, improved to 12-9. CC dropped to 7-10.
The Hawks finished 13th out of a field of 15 at the Hargett Memorial Invitational hosted by Wingate University this week with a three round total of 938.
The Iron Tiger Wrestling Team sent three athletes to Kingsport, Tennessee, to compete in the AAU Spring Nationals.