The throw-in. It sounds simple enough. If you are the official, give the ball to the player and let them throw it to a teammate inbounds.
Three full days of no games and, more significantly, no practice is expected to come to an end tonight for most area prep basketball teams as students return to school.
This point in the season usually finds Rome High swimming coach Joey Powers with a firm understanding of what his swimmers are capable of accomplishing heading into the final two weeks of the season.
Several weeks ago, Trout Unlimited member Frank Martin asked me to write about keeping things dry while fishing. Whether it is winter or the dog days of summer, keeping items dry while in or on the water can be done.
The death of a treasured friend falls heavy on the emotions. Keith Jackson was a treasured and revered friend, and I am moved to make a final tribute to this wonderful friend of college football.
A close Gulf South Conference battle was broken open in the third period as Shorter University’s women’s basketball team fell to Lee 71-55 on the road Saturday.
Battling some of the top wrestling teams in the state over two days, the Trion Bulldogs and Rockmart Yellow Jackets returned home Saturday with top four finishes from the GHSA state duals.
The Darlington boys’ basketball team recovered from being down by seven at halftime of Saturday’s Region 6-A/A tilt with Mt. Zion to win 67-63 on the road.
Three generations of Model Lady Blue Devils gathered on the court Friday night to witness the passing of the baton from one legendary player to another.
A fierce, physical battle Wednesday night showed Georgia Highlands head men’s basketball coach Phil Gaffney just how far his team has come this season.
The 2017 Georgia Highlands College baseball team received its NJCAA Region XVII championship rings during halftime of the Chargers’ basketball game Wednesday at Georgia Highlands College. Besides winning the school’s first region baseball title, the team won 40 games and 11 postseason awards.
The season is only halfway over for the Unity Christian girls’ basketball team, but it’s been a good one so far for the Lady Lions. In fact, it’s been perfect.
A surging Coosa Eagles team cut into Pepperell’s lead late in Tuesday’s Region 7-AA contest but the Dragons escaped with a 76-67 victory, giving them their third region win in a row.
We have all heard the Boy Scouts’ motto, “be prepared.” This can apply to so many other things, including fishing and related outdoor activities. Being prepared in the winter for outdoor activities is highly important, especially around water.
ATLANTA (AP) — Tua Tagovailoa threw a 41-yard touchdown to DeVonta Smith to give No. 4 Alabama a 26-23 overtime victory against No. 3 Georgia to win the College Football Playoff national championship Monday night.
The Trion wrestling team wanted to make its showing in the Area 3-A duals tournament Saturday a special one following a recent tragedy that hit close to home.
The Georgia Highlands men’s basketball team opened GCAA Conference play on the road at Atlanta Metro College and fought back from 18 points down to take a 89-76 win.
It wasn’t a case of Armuchee’s boys’ biding their time on Saturday night, but more them waiting for Coosa’s shots to end up in their hands.
While he will soon be spending plenty of time in Athens, Rome High senior Adam Anderson has spent this week in San Antonio, Texas, meeting other players and getting ready to exhibit his talent on national television.
After struggling to score points against Darlington, the Pepperell boys found their stride under the basket Friday night in a Region 7-AA contest in Calhoun.
Both the Pepperell and Darlington basketball teams shook off the holiday rust with some non-region contests Thursday evening in Lindale, both of which went to the visitors.
The phrase “team effort” will be at the core of wrestling coaches’ messages today and Saturday as area duals get underway across the state, signaling the start of a nearly month-long period when each win could lead to a state title.
The Georgia Sports Writers Association recently released its 2017 All-State football teams and several Rome area players were recognized for their standout seasons on the gridiron.
Shorter University is bringing back another name from its earliest days of football to try and help revitalize a program that has seen rough times in recent seasons.
A slow first period came back to bite the Shorter University women Tuesday night as their battle to get a conference win came up short again.
The new year got off to a positive start for the Coosa boys’ and girls’ basketball teams Tuesday night as the two programs picked up road wins over Gordon Central in Calhoun.
A pair of close losses is in the books as the Model Blue Devils’ final games of 2017, but coach Jacob Travis is interested in how they will influence his team’s progress in 2018.
A group of local high school football players got to take to the field against some of their peers one more time this week, and one of them stood out.
The Rose Bowl came about to attract visitors to California, principally for real estate opportunity, after the turn of the 20th Century and became a model that other cities would follow. Miami (Orange), New Orleans (Sugar), Dallas (Cotton), Jacksonville (Gator) and even El Paso (Sun) all eve…
Back from a short Christmas break, the Model boys’ basketball team got back on the court Thursday in their own tournament and came away with a 78-69 win over Mt. Zion-Carroll.
The break from classes doesn’t transfer to a break from competition for area high school wrestling teams, especially with the fast-paced season bringing state tournaments closer and closer.
The whistle blew, as it does thousands of times on Friday nights in the fall. It was a first down for the offense. Men picked up the bright orange markers on the sideline and marched downfield.
Their ultimate goal set from the start of the season, the Coosa Lady Eagles took a business-like approach to every point on the way to a Class AA volleyball state championship.
It had been four years since Cartersville had last been able to participate in the Rome News-Tribune/Seven Hills Rotary Christmas Tournament.
The weight of each point seeming to count more than face value, Rome and Model battled it out on the basketball court once again Friday night to determine the rightful owner of the Gold Ball Trophy.
A close halftime lead for Sonoraville got a big boost from the Phoenix in the third period as they went on to defeat Model 63-51 in the boys’ third-place game of the Rome News-Tribune/Seven Hills Rotary Christmas Tournament.
Kicking off the final day of the Christmas Tournament, the Darlington Lady Tigers faced the Calhoun Lady Yellow Jackets in the girls’ third-place game at Berry College on Friday.
Two familiar teams will fight for the Gold Ball Trophy tonight as the Model Lady Blue Devils and the Rome Lady Wolves return to the Christmas Tournament championship game.
A week after its football team hoisted the Class 5A state football championship trophy, Rome’s boys’ basketball team will try to replicate the act, only this time with the Christmas Tournament’s Gold Ball Trophy.
Whether returning to the tournament field or making its debut, the newest boys’ teams in the Rome News-Tribune/Seven Hills Rotary Christmas Tournament have earned their way into this year’s semifinals.
The memories of their final high school football season still fresh in their minds, a group of local players turned to the future Wednesday and set their college plans in stone.
Alex Weems scored 16 points and grabbed eight rebounds as she led the Berry College women’s basketball team to a 63-54 victory over undefeated Elmira on Wednesday.
The second day of the 64th annual Rome News-Tribune/Seven Hills Rotary Christmas Tournament wrapped up with a pair of last year’s top teams getting their first shots in against the competition.