ROME/FLOYD YOUTH FOOTBALL CAMP — A free football camp for upcoming Rome and Floyd County first- through sixth-graders will be held May 31 and June 1 from 4-6:30 p.m. at Grizzard Park. Children must register by Friday in order to attend the camp at no charge. A $20 late fee will be charged after Friday. Brochures and registration forms can be found at many Rome City and Floyd County schools. Rome High football coaches and other guests will instruct children in football fundamentals. For details call John Reid at 229-520-8580.
Rome Tennis Circuit (RTC) will be holding the Summer Championship, its seventh junior tournament of the year, on Saturday May 21st, 2016 at the Rome Tennis Center. This event will feature local talent and is open to players from Floyd and neighboring counties.
Darlington’s middle school boys’ golf team recently claimed a third consecutive win of the spring, remaining undefeated after taking first over Cedartown and Rockmart. In the most recent match, the boys ended at 157 with the top four scores to defeat Rockmart Middle School. Eighth-grade student Lindsey Cordell finished on top with a 35. He has now shot 7-under-par for his last three rounds.
Rome Baseball Inc. played this past weekend in Dalton at the Future Sport Stars Long Ball Battle. The 10-and-younger team took home first place with a four-game sweep of the tournament. The 12-and-younger team took home second place going 2-2. The 10-and-younger team is made up of Bryce Shirey, Elijah Hunter, William Fletcher, Luke Tanner, Will York, Ethan Kempf, Brent Bell, Marcus Harris, Kyler Anderson, Brendan Beauseigneur and Jack Bell. The team is coached by Jason Harris, William Fletcher and Matt Kempf.