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Wednesday 03/26/2014
YOUTH SOCCER: Arsenal teams finish fourth weekend of the spring season
Posted: March 26, 2014

The YMCA’s Arsenal Rome Soccer Club finished its fourth weekend with a win, two losses and a tie.

YOUTH TENNIS: Classes now underway with new Rome Tennis Academy
Posted: March 26, 2014

Rome Tennis Academy began its classes for kids of all ages March 24.

YOUTH GYMNASTICS: Arasmith wins state championship on beam
Posted: March 26, 2014

The Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation Authority and the Rome Aerials Gymnastics team announce that Level 9 gymnast Kendal Arasmith qualified for Region 8 Regionals, as well as becoming the 2014 Georgia State Beam Champion. She moves on to compete at Regionals in Kennesaw on April 12-13.

Monday 03/24/2014
Rome Tennis Academy classes to begin March 24
Posted: March 24, 2014

Rome Tennis Academy will kick off its classes for kids of all ages on Monday, March 24.

Wednesday 03/19/2014
SOCCER: Wolves shut out New Manchester
Updated: March 19, 2014 - 12:14 pm

The Rome Wolves held off New Manchester on Tuesday night on the road, 3-0.

SOCCER: Lady Wolves cruise past New Manchester
Updated: March 19, 2014 - 12:14 pm

Rome’s girls soccer team walked through New Manchester Tuesday night, 12-2, on the road. Rebeckah Hufstetler paced the Lady Wolves with four goals, while Alli Gaither and Kari Johnson each chipped in two goals. Karley Baker, Yecica Rivas, Molly Montgomery and Ramsey Cook scored individual goals as well. Baker had two assists, while Rivas had one.

Tuesday 03/18/2014
Junior tennis clinic planned Saturday
Posted: March 18, 2014

The Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation Authority is offering a free junior tennis clinic Saturday at the Rome-Floyd Tennis Center. The clinic will provide an introduction to the sport of tennis and is open to children ages 6 through 18. Participants will be divided into different groups according to age and skill level.

Thursday 03/13/2014
YOUTH WRESTLING: Wrestlers shine at state competition
Posted: March 13, 2014

The Dragons Wrestling Club competed in the USA Wrestling Freshman State Tournament at Peachtree Ridge High School. Hinton Bolinger (left) was crowned state champion at 285 pounds and Jake Ross took third place at 138 pounds.

YOUTH WRESTLING: Dragons Wrestling Club place three at state meet
Posted: March 13, 2014

The Dragons Wrestling Club recently competed in the USA Wrestling Kids State Tournament in the Georgia Dome and had three wrestlers place. Sam Ross (from left) took third place in 6U-52 pounds, Blaze Adams took third place in 12U-61 pounds and Matthew Waddell placed fourth in 8U-88 pounds.

Wednesday 03/12/2014
Arsenal teams post another big weekend
Posted: March 12, 2014

The YMCA’s Arsenal Rome Soccer Club finished their second weekend with two wins and a tie. That brings the season tally to five wins, a loss and three ties.

Friday 03/07/2014
YMCA’s Arsenal Rome Soccer Club opens spring season
Updated: March 07, 2014 - 1:05 am

The YMCA’s Arsenal Rome Soccer Club began their spring 2014 season with a busy weekend.

Wednesday 02/26/2014
Team Legacy cheerleading squads having success on national level
Updated: February 26, 2014 - 7:14 am

Boasting two full-time cheerleading squads, Team Legacy out of Life Sports in Rome is making waves in national competitions.

Tuesday 02/25/2014
Youth sports safety council to meet in Atlanta
Posted: February 25, 2014

ATLANTA (AP) — The National Council on Youth Sports Safety is planning to host its inaugural meeting in Atlanta this week.

Organizers say a panel discussion including more than 20 experts will focus on traumatic brain injuries among young athletes. The meeting is being hosted at the Morehouse School of Medicine Feb. 26 and 27.

Organizers say the council will meet quarterly to review research and develop a strategic plan for implementing national guidelines on youth sports safety.

Members of the panel include former professional football players, NCAA officials and more.

Monday 02/24/2014
Swimming: Mumber takes 1st in state meet
Updated: February 24, 2014 - 12:20 am

Samson Mumber, 12, from Three Rivers Swim Club placed first by .04 seconds in the 50-yard Backstroke for 12-year-old boys at the Georgia 14-and-younger State Short Course Championships at Georgia Tech.

Sunday 02/23/2014
Swimming: Mumber wins 12-year-old title
Posted: February 23, 2014

Samson Mumber won the 100-backstroke by one second to earn the Georgia State Championship for 12-year-old boys Saturday.

Monday 02/10/2014
UPDATE: 6-A games potsponed
Updated: February 10, 2014 - 3:08 pm

All of the region 6-A basketball games Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday have been canceled. On Thursday, the girls will play at Darlington and the boys' games will be in Trion.

Region championship at Unity postponed until Friday
Updated: February 10, 2014 - 1:47 pm

The GICAA League games will be postponed to Friday, February 14th. Starting time will be 4 p.m.

7-AA Region basketball tournament postponed
Updated: February 10, 2014 - 3:43 pm

The Region 7-AA basketball tournament has been postponed due to the possibility of winter weather.

Tuesday 02/04/2014
RFPRA now registering for youth Spring Sports
Updated: February 04, 2014 - 11:50 am

The Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation Authority is now registering for following Spring Sports:

Tuesday 01/21/2014
Muscogee County superintendent's choice for AD not Stinchcomb
Updated: January 21, 2014 - 5:49 pm

The Muscogee County School Board will be asked during its meeting Tuesday night to approve the superintendent's recommendation to hire a system-wide athletics director.