The Rome YMCA’s Arsenal Soccer Club was well represented at the D2 Tournament this weekend in Hampton and Griffin. Two teams won their division and have advanced to the finals this Saturday. The winners would then represent the state of Georgia at the Region 3 Presidents Cup Tournament in Tulsa OK next June versus representatives from 12 other states from NC to TX. The Presidents Cup is open to all teams below the top (1 or A) division in the state. Those teams compete in the State Cup in May 2017.
The Rome YMCA’s Arsenal Select celebrated the B13’s promotion to the 3rd division and 2nd place finish. The club posted a 7-4-3 record this weekend. That makes their season record 46-46-13. The Academy’s season record is now 43-62-7. They are now gearing up for their season ending tournaments with most Academy teams at the Challenger Cup this weekend in Atlanta.
The Rome YMCA’s Arsenal Select saw all teams in action this weekend and posted a 6-8-2 record. That makes their season record 39-42-10. The Academy split with Smyrna and Fort Payne for a season record of 42-60-7. All Academy teams are now gearing up for their season ending tournaments.
CELEBRITY SHOOTOUT GOLF TOURNAMENT — The Rome Braves and the Floyd County Police Department will host the eighth annual Celebrity Shootout Golf Tournament on Friday at Stonebridge Golf Club. The tournament will be a scramble format with a shotgun start at 11 a.m. The event will feature current and former Rome and Atlanta greats. The team fee is $400 which includes lunch, post-tournament appetizers and a VIP welcome bag. Individual golfers can register for $100. Hole sponsorships are available. For details or to register visit romebraves.com or call 706-368-9388.
The Rome YMCA’s Arsenal Select teams battled back into good form this weekend and posted a 6-3-2 record. That pushes them closer to a .500 season with 32 wins, 33 losses, and 8 ties. The Academy hosted Jones Bridge this weekend and went 1-3 for a season record of 41-59-7. Next weekend they travel to Ft. Payne.
The Rome YMCA’s Arsenal Select teams posted a 4-3-3 record this weekend for a 26-30-6 record for the season. The Academy Girl teams traveled to Dalton on Saturday to play the Lady Belles. They posted a 0-2 record this weekend for a season record of 40-56-7. They host Jones Bridge this Saturday.
The Rome YMCA’s Arsenal Select teams posted a 2-7 record this weekend for a 22-27-3 record for the season. The Academy teams (U12) traveled to Euharlee on Saturday to play the GA Knights and Calhoun on Sunday to play the Correcaminos. They posted a 2-9 record this weekend for a season record of 40-54-7. The girls travel to Dalton this Saturday.
The Rome YMCA’s Arsenal Select teams posted a 1-4-3 record this weekend, which gives them a 20-20-3 record for the season. The Academy teams hosted the Cherokee Impact on Saturday and returned to Woodstock on Sunday. They posted an 9-12 record this weekend and brought their season record to 38-45-7. This weekend the Academy travels to Euharlee on Saturday and Calhoun on Sunday.
The Rome YMCA’s Arsenal Select teams posted a 4-3 record this past weekend, which gives them a 19-16 record for the season. The Academy teams were in Carrollton on Saturday and Woodstock on Sunday. They posted a 3-9-3 record and brought their season record to 29-33-7.
The Rome YMCA’s Arsenal Select soccer teams began regular season play last weekend and posted a 6-2 record, while the Academy teams posted a 9-4 record this weekend and brought their season record to 14-9.
Three of the Rome YMCA’s Arsenal teams saw tournament action last weekend. The G14 and B16 were in the Chattanooga Fall Invitational with the B16s winning their division against teams from Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi and Atlanta. The G15s won the U16 division in the Smyrna Adidas Mundial Series-Summer Cup.
ARMUCHEE FIELD DEDICATION — Armuchee High School will name its football field to honor former coach Namon Wiseman on Friday. There will be a reception at 5:30 p.m. and naming of the football field at 7:05 p.m., just prior to the first home football game. All former players, students, teachers and alumni are encouraged to attend. For more information call 706-236-1888.
The 11-year-old Rome Gladiators finished in second place in the Southern AAU Back-to-School Championship at Osborne High School. The team is made up of Jaxon Pate (from left), Braxton Wade, Brady Groce, Bryson Thacker, Bowden Heathcock, Braden Bell, head coach Kelly Fountain and Reece Fountain. (contributed photo)
RUSHMORE FOOTBALL CAMP — Camp RushMore Football Training presented by Marcus Dixon and friends is being held through Friday at the Rome City Throws Center on Riverside Parkway from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. each day. The camp is for ages 8-18 and the cost is $40 per person, which includes a T-shirt and lunch. Team rates, sibling discounts and scholarships are available. For more details call 404-512-9819 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.