Shorter found itself facing a 14-point deficit after about eight minutes of play Thursday night, but the Lady Hawks never gave up, kept grinding, put together a couple of scoring runs, and took down visiting Valdosta State 64-58.
The Shorter men’s basketball team shot Valdosta State out if its arena Thursday night, scoring 51 second half points to win 99-87.
Breana Griffin poured in 13 points on Thursday evening at the Anthony Recreation Center, helping lead the Hawks to a 15-4 win over the Indians in the U8 Rome Floyd Parks and Recreation Authority Girls Midseason Basketball Tournament.
The Knicks only allowed four points on defense and scored 17 points on offense in the second half to roll to a 30-13 win over the Warriors in the U8 RFPRA Mid-Season Tournament Championship on Thursday at Thornton Recreation Center.
A big second quarter from Justyn Smith and great defense and rebounding throughout the whole game extended the Nets’ record to 8-0 on the year after defeating Dragons Gold 49-25 in the Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation Authority Midseason Championship on Thursday at Thornton Recreation Center.
The Wolves jumped out to a big halftime lead over East Central on Thursday night at Anthony Recreation Center and never looked backed, winning the U12 RFPRA Girls Midseason Tournament Title, 25-9.
Two wrestling events plan to hit the mats this weekend at The Forum bringing several hundred grapplers to Rome.
For the third year in a row, male and female athletes plan to descend on Unity Christian School on Saturday for the annual Three Rivers Throwdown.
Many people have the misconception that Trout Unlimited is a catch and release organization that has members that always release every fish they catch.
For the fourth time, Shorter’s Jordan Shaw has achieved All-American status when the safety was named to the D2Football.com All-America Team earning second team honors.
The Hot Shots All Star teams from Rome and Fort Oglethorpe competed on back-to-back weekends, with several teams taking home the top spot at each event.
With multiple major moves in the off season, the Atlanta Braves have remade a good part of its roster and strengthened its minor league system, but Braves’ manager Fredi Gonzalez shied away from any talk of rebuilding.
Rome Braves’ manager Randy Ingle said this year’s squad has a chance to be quite good, and last year’s manager Jonathan Schuerholz echoed those sentiments at a media press conference prior to the annual Hot Stove Gathering at The Forum on Monday night.
Three Vikings scored in double figures as the Berry College men’s basketball team earned a 66-51 win at Millsaps College on Sunday.
In a battle of Southern Athletic Association unbeaten teams, Millsaps College edged Berry College’s women’s basketball team, 53-50, on Sunday afternoon.
If early talk on social media and anonymous text messages can be trusted, head football coach openings at both Rome and Pepperell High Schools have spurred interest across the state.
The Berry College swimming teams had a busy weekend as the team hosted the fifth annual Viking Classic Invitational. The final Berry home meet was attended by a competitive field of seven teams and consisted of three sessions covering two days.
Union women 74, Shorter 69
Entering the game as two of the six teams vying for the top spot in the Gulf South Conference standings, the Hawks came out ahead 84-63 over Union on the road Saturday afternoon.
GHC women 78, Atlanta Metro 69
GHC men 58, Atlanta Metro 52