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JIM ALRED COLUMN: Big games highlight schedule

Every year for every team in every sport certain games can result in great wins and massive momentum builders.

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Monday 09/29/2014
Shorter comes away with tie
Posted: September 29, 2014

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.

Berry runs at Rhodes Invitational
Posted: September 29, 2014

The Berry men’s cross country team placed sixth at the Rhodes Invitational on Saturday. The Berry women’s cross country team placed eighth.

Sunday 09/28/2014
Vikings shut out at home
Posted: September 28, 2014

On nine of Berry’s 15 drives, quarterback Dale Jackson was sacked a total of 10 times for 79 yards lost.

JIM ALRED COLUMN: Win out of reach for 2nd-year Vikings
Updated: September 29, 2014 - 11:54 am

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.

Indoor trout stream nearing completion
Posted: September 28, 2014

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. 

Dawgs win Rumble in Rome
Posted: September 28, 2014

Rome’s 11-and-younger Double Day Dawgs baseball team won the BPA Rumble in Rome tournament.

Berry opens swimming season
Posted: September 28, 2014

The Berry College men’s and women’s swimming and diving team traveled this weekend for their season opener at Brenau University.

GNTC drops five-setter to Hiwassee
Posted: September 28, 2014

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.

Berry downs Sewanee
Posted: September 28, 2014

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.

Vikings down Averett, 5-1
Posted: September 28, 2014

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.

Saturday 09/27/2014
Berry shuts out Greensboro
Posted: September 27, 2014

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.

Final home game brings back memories of Jeter in minors
Posted: September 27, 2014

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. 

Lady Hawks upset West Florida
Posted: September 27, 2014

The Lady Hawks upset No. 15 West Florida, 3-1, Friday night at the Winthrop-King Centre.

Red Sox win championship
Posted: September 27, 2014

The Red Sox defeated the LaFayette Lookouts, 17-8, in the championship game of the Rumble in Rome tournament. 

Shorter women's soccer team falls to the Blazers, 1-0
Posted: September 27, 2014

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.

Thursday 09/25/2014
Lady Hawks suffer 1st loss of soccer season
Posted: September 25, 2014

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.

Vikings readying for home opener
Posted: September 25, 2014

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 COLUMN: Hey infamous Jameis, I’m really sick of you
Posted: September 25, 2014

Norman Arey writes about FSU's Jameis Winston in Thursday's print edition of the Rome News-Tribune.

Hawks use bye to work on finishing
Posted: September 25, 2014

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.

Hawks earn 1st win of the season
Updated: September 25, 2014 - 12:20 am

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.