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YOUTH BASEBALL: RiverCats take Fall Brawl tournament

The RiverCats baseball 10u team wins the fall brawl baseball classic in Cumming this weekend. Pictured in the bottom row are Gerren Ramey, Bryson Thacker, Gage Owens, Davis Chastain and Ashton Williams. In the middle are Kolby Davis, Brenton McGinnis, Gatlin Hancock, Jace Armstrong and Braxton Wade. Coaches are Bubba Owens, Rodney Chastain, Jeff Armstrong,  Ken Thacker and Jason Ramey.

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Friday 09/05/2014
Arsenal Rome crowned champions
Posted: September 05, 2014

The B14 team were champions in the Chattanooga Fall Invitational. The team scored 22 goals and allowed only one. Keeper Nic Jackson had three shut-out games. The team won 7-0 in Game 1 against RCUDA Madison 01; 7-0 in Game 2 against the Cleveland FC Flames ’01; 7-1 in Game 3 against KUSA 01 United; and 1-0 against HFC 01 from Huntsville, Ala., in the championship. 

Thursday 09/04/2014
Local teams crowned champions
Posted: September 04, 2014

More than 45 junior tennis players participated in the Summer USTA JTT season. Players from Coosa Country Club and the Rome-Floyd Tennis Center competed in the Summer League. The main objective of the USTA junior league is to grow the sport of tennis in the community and allow the young players to compete on a relax and social team tennis format. The tennis center 8-and-younger team were crowned champions, and the country club 10-and-younger team were champions. The next USTA JTT season will begin in the winter. For more information about USTA junior leagues send an email

Roman Martial Arts has 21 first-place finishers
Posted: September 04, 2014

The local Taekwondo Team from Roman Martial Arts competed at the Atlanta Open International Taekwondo Championships in Alpharetta.

Tuesday 09/02/2014
Local athletes crowned champs at national triathlon
Posted: September 02, 2014

Sam and William Tullis were crowned triathlon national champions in the Hy-Vee Kids Triathlon U.S. Championships in Des Moines, Iowa.

Wednesday 08/20/2014
Arsenal girls take 2nd in bracket at Classic
Posted: August 20, 2014

YMCA’s Arsenal U12 girls finished second in their bracket at the NASA Classic Tournament this past weekend.

Saturday 08/02/2014
Mudcats win World Series in Ringgold
Posted: August 02, 2014

The Rome Mudcats baseball team won the Rick Hunnicutt World Series in Ringgold by a score of 4-3. 

Friday 07/25/2014
Cedartown girls win Dizzy Dean World Series
Posted: July 25, 2014

The Cedartown 14-and-younger girls softball team topped all the competition to grab the 2014 Dizzy Dean World Series title July 19 in Southaven, Mississippi.

Monday 07/14/2014
Coosa hosts basketball camp
Posted: July 14, 2014

The Coosa High School Lady Eagles hosted a boys and girls basketball camp on July 10-12.

Tuesday 07/08/2014
Outlaws take 2nd at World Series
Posted: July 08, 2014

The Outlaw travel baseball team from Rome finished in second place at the FSS World Series in Dalton.

Wednesday 07/02/2014
Lady Tarheels win NTBA championship
Posted: July 02, 2014

The Rome Lady Tarheels won the National Travel Basketball Association national championship. The Lady Tarheels won the championship game, 51-38. 

Tuesday 07/01/2014
YOUTH GOLF: Junior golf squad competes at Meadow Lakes
Posted: July 01, 2014

The Rome Junior Golf Association competed Monday at Meadow Lakes.

YOUTH BASEBALL: RiverCats finish tournament in 2nd place
Posted: July 01, 2014

The RiverCats baseball team competed in the USSSA Global World Series in Orange Beach this weekend.  The team competed for the championship but came up short 5-4. The RiverCats defeated teams from Florida, Louisiana, Alabama and Mississippi. The RiverCats were runner-up in the USSSA Major League State Championships, and won several tournament throughout the year. The team finished the season with an overall record of 39-9. Pictured at the bottom are Gage Owens (from left), Bryson Thacker, Ashton Williams and Jaxon Pate. In the middle are Braxton Wade (from left), Peyton Law, Kolby Davis, Landon Thacker, Jace Armstrong and Gatlin Hancock. The coaches in the back are Ervin Poole (from left), Ken Thacker, Jeff Armstrong and Brian Law.

Monday 06/30/2014
Crush takes 2nd at Grand Slam World Series
Posted: June 30, 2014

The 8-and-younger travel baseball team Crush took second place in the Grand Slam World Series in Panama City Beach. 

Sunday 06/29/2014
Local player continues playing game he loves overseas
Posted: June 29, 2014

Hayden Davidson is like most typical Little League baseball players from Rome.

Friday 06/27/2014
YOUTH BASEBALL: Rome Rattlers take 3rd in division
Posted: June 27, 2014

The Rome Rattlers youth baseball team fell to the Cartersville Canes, 18-1, Thursday night in Dalton. Brandon Cooper scored Rome’s only run in the bottom of the fourth inning. The Rattlers finished the season in third place in the North Georgia Division. Pictured in the front are Blaze Bursee, Braden Cooper, Landyn Green, Devon Frank and Britton Gordon. In the middle are Tyson Woods, Eli Shore, Kyle Kessler, Chandler Pewitt, Matt Rohner and Bryant Powell. In the back are coaches Gary Adams, Phillip Garret, Jonathan Godfrey, Shayna Green and Tony Cooper.

Thursday 06/26/2014
Rattlers to compete in district tourney
Posted: June 26, 2014

The Rome Rattlers 10-and-younger national league champions are representing Rome in the fifth district championship in Dalton. 

Tuesday 06/24/2014
Roman Martial Arts team wins big
Posted: June 24, 2014

The Taekwondo team from Roman Martial Arts had 30 competitors bring back 29 first-place, 17 second-place and 18 third-place medals from the Alabama Sports Festival Taekwondo Championships on June 21 in Pelham, Alabama.

Ingram wins 4th straight GSGA tourney
Posted: June 24, 2014

Hogan Ingram of Rome shot a nine-hole round of 37 on Monday at the LaFayette Golf Club to earn his fourth straight victory in the Georgia State Golf Association summer events in the 11-and-younger age division. Ingram is now qualified to lead the Northwest section of the GSGA in the Junior Sectional Challenge matches at Landings Golf Club in Savannah at the end of July. The Northwest section will be competing against all the other sections in the state in the two-day event.

Thursday 06/19/2014
YOUTH BASKETBALL: Lady Knockouts are Father’s Day champs
Posted: June 19, 2014

Last weekend the Rome Lady Knockouts competed in a Father’s Day Tournament in Atlanta. The team went undefeated and won the fifth/sixth-grade bracket. The Lady Knockouts are trained by Keith Dunn with Refined Player. Team members are: Back row: Paris Woodard, Madison Moats, Kara Dunn, Montana Moats. Front row: Reagan Moody, Faith Foster, Ellie Cox, Abby Henderson and Coach Russ Dyer.

YOUTH BASEBALL: Red Sox win Slugfest tournament
Posted: June 19, 2014

The Rome Red Sox 9-year-old travel baseball team won the Kennesaw Summer Slugfest Tournament last weekend in Kennesaw. Players include: Logan Floyd, Reece Fountain, Barritt Cowan, Bagley Larry, Jack Chandler, Braxton Wade, Mackay Rush, D.J. Bowers and Silas Freeman. Coaches include: Kelly Fountain, Don Rush and Matt Larry.