In a season where the Rockmart Lady Jackets faced adversity at nearly every turn, they proved Wednesday that they aren't giving up yet.
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Last Friday’s victory over Lakeview-Ft. Oglethorpe kept the Rockmart Yellow Jackets’ winning ways going, but left head coach Biff Parson with an uneasy feeling as they march through the second half of the schedule.
Assured of a spot in the playoffs, Rockmart High School’s varsity softball team had a chance last Thursday to improve their standing and pick up a little momentum in the process.
When he became the Cedartown High School varsity volleyball coach earlier this year, John Sheffield had three main goals for his Lady Bulldogs.
The Cedartown Bulldogs went into halftime of their Region 7-4A opener against Pickens knowing they had had to do better when they came back.
When Jamie Abrams was hired as Cedartown’s head football coach earlier this year, Bulldog fans were not sure what the new style of play would be.
Both Rockmart and Cedartown varsity cross country teams continue to push themselves as they get closer to the end of the regular season later this month.
The season has been promising for the Rockmart softball team, but head coach Steve Luke knows it’s been a grind for his players and coaches.
Through three games this season, Rockmart head football coach Biff Parson continued to push his team to find the right combination of talent and teamwork that would help them reach their goals.
The Bulldogs’ varsity cross country team finished fifth overall in a tough field at the 17th annual Darlington Cross Country Festival last weekend, while the Lady Bulldogs featured some personal best performances.
A complete team effort secured Cedartown’s first victory of the 2020 campaign on Friday night as the Bulldogs downed New Manchester 24-0 in Douglasville.
In his first game coaching on Doc Ayers Field, first-year Cedartown head football coach Jamie Abrams came away with some good things to say about his team.
Despite having multiple races canceled early in the season, Cedartown’s cross country squads have been able to enjoy success in two events so far.
Fans in attendance are usually in for a treat whenever Cedartown and Rockmart square off, regardless of the sport. The same logic applied for Saturday’s softball game at Cedartown High School.
In last week’s matchups with the no. 1 team in the state, Heritage-Catoosa, the Cedartown softball team walked away with one blowout loss and two heartbreaking finishes.
A pair of touchdowns in the second quarter — one on defense — built the Rockmart charge that lasted for the rest of the game as the Yellow Jackets held on for a 21-10 win over cross-county rival Cedartown on Friday night.
It is never an easy task taking over an athletic program, but Cedartown volleyball head coach John Sheffield has led the Lady Bulldogs to a 5-4 record through the first month of the season.
Cedartown’s offense has taken a big step forward in the past two weeks. The Lady Bulldogs, who mustered only a handful of four-baggers in the first couple weeks of the season, have now hit eight home runs since Aug. 25.
The trials and setbacks faced by many high school sports programs in the nation this year are just some of what the Rockmart High School softball team has had to endure as they work to continue on this season.
ROME — Rockmart fans were given a cure for their worries and waiting for football season to finally come around again on Friday night.
The high school football season in Georgia officially kicks off this week with teams across the state getting their first chance at lining up against some new faces on the other side of the field.
In one week, the Rockmart High School volleyball players showed first-year head coach Geoff Sharpe that they have heart and confidence in facing tough tests.
Although the Cedartown High School softball team dropped its first region series of 2020, the Lady Bulldogs were still able to end a long-standing losing streak versus Central-Carroll.
Football fans returned to The Rock on Friday to not only get a glimpse of the 2020 Rockmart Yellow Jackets, but also to take another step towards returning to somewhat normal times during a year that has been anything but so far.
The first full week of regular season play for the Cedartown softball team had some close calls but finished with an unblemished record for the Lady Bulldogs.
Recently confirmed cases of COVID-19 are causing some shifts in both instructional and athletic procedures for some Polk School District students.
The Georgia High School Association reiterated on Thursday that the high school football regular season is still set to begin on Sept. 4. However, all pre-season scrimmages, which had been set for Aug. 21 and Aug. 28, have now been eliminated.