It may have taken her a little longer to get on the field for Reinhardt University, but once Emily Loveless did, there was no holding her back.
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Throughout his four years as a standout at Rockmart High School, Ty Floyd was known throughout the state of Georgia as a pitcher to be feared.
Nick Chubb has handled recognition at every level of his career. But at the end of the day, he’s more than happy to be back where it all started. And he wants others to know they can level-up like him.
ATHENS — Last month in front of hundreds of Bulldog fans, the National Football Foundation’s University of Georgia chapter held its banquet at the Athens Country Club.
One of Cedartown’s most intriguing track and field prospects in recent years is heading to the next level. After just one year of competing in high school, Qiana Watson has earned a scholarship to continue her track and field career at the University of West Georgia.
After advancing to the Elite 8 following playoff victories over Mays and Flowery Branch, Cedartown baseball saw their season come to a close last week in the state quarterfinals as the Bulldogs were swept at home on May 11, losing 6-3 and 8-4 to visiting Bainbridge.
Cedartown was well represented at the Class 4A Sectional B Track Meet on Saturday, with athletes stamping their passes to the state finals this coming weekend.
The Polk County Commission recognized the accomplishments of both Cedartown and Rockmart high school athletes during the 2020-2021 school year at its regular meeting on Tuesday, May 4. Commissioner Chuck Thaxton (left) read the proclamation declaring Wednesday, May 5, 2021, Polk School Distr…
Gov. Brian Kemp signed legislation last week allowing student-athletes at Georgia colleges, universities and technical colleges to receive compensation for the use of their name, image and likeness.
With vaccinations across the Southeast increasing and health and safety protocols still in place, the Rome Braves plan to return to normal seating capacity beginning May 18 vs. the Bowling Green Hot Rods.
Steadily, the Rockmart High School track and field teams set their pace on the first day of the Region 6-3A championships last week.
After a strong showing at the Region 7-4A track meet last week, several Cedartown High School track and field athletes are advancing to the state sectionals.
With the spring sports season winding down, some of Polk County’s top athletes worked to hone their techniques for the postseason Thursday, April 15, at the Polk County Track and Field Championships at Cedartown High School.
Cedartown baseball has heated up at the right time and, entering the final week of the regular season, the Bulldogs control their own destiny in Region 7-4A.
The Rockmart High School varsity baseball team entered the final week of the regular season with a bit of momentum thanks to a big performance from junior Trevor Caldwell.
Time is running out for the Rockmart High School baseball team as their hopes of making the playoffs are in jeopardy.
Cedartown soccer is finishing strong as the boys and girls programs race towards the finish line. The Bulldogs are enjoying a five-game winning streak, while the Lady Bulldogs added a key victory last week.
It might not have come in the blowout fashion they have gotten used to this season, but Cedartown baseball was able to win last week’s Region 7-4A series against Pickens.
The Rockmart High School tennis teams have maintained a firm hold at or near the top of the Region 6-3A standings this season, even as it gets closer to the final matches of the regular season.
After a scorching hot start to region play, the Bulldogs cooled off a bit in north Georgia last week. The Bulldogs suffered their first series loss in Region 7-4A action, falling in two out of three contests to Northwest Whitfield.
Cedartown track has had a very impressive start to its 2021 campaign. The boys and girls squads have been in action recently and each have put together strong performances against top competition.
A brisk first day of spring welcomed young athletes and their families to Bert Wood Athletic Complex in Cedartown on Saturday as three youth sports programs joined together to mark the opening day of the spring sports season.
As much as family has been a part of Sherman Davis’ time at Rockmart High School, he was ready to base his choice to play college football on that same value.
Despite being placed in one of the toughest regions in Class 4A, Cedartown’s boys and girls soccer programs have found success in 2021. Both teams picked up key non-region victories last week and are hoping that momentum will carry over into the remaining Region 7-4A schedule.
Heading into their region opening series with the Ridgeland Panthers, Cedartown baseball was challenged by their coaching staff to work on improving the squad’s hitting.
The Cedartown High School family gained a new leader for the girls’ softball program last week as Jamie Monroe was named the Lady Bulldogs’ new head coach.
Michael Devoe scored 20 points and Georgia Tech topped No. 15 Florida State 80-75 to win the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament championship Saturday night in Greensboro, N.C.
Part two of the baseball rivalry between Cedartown and Rockmart lived up to the previous meeting between the two cross-county foes, just extended by a few innings.
The tennis programs at Rockmart High School have risen to the top ranks of the region and state in recent years, and they are working hard to make up for lost time.
After a grueling non-region schedule, Cedartown tennis coaches Matt Bentley and Matt Foster knew that their teams would be prepared for the slate of Region 7-4A matches.
Cedartown head boys basketball coach Benjie Frazier took a deep breath after the team’s first round state playoff victory last week and took stock of how far they had come.
Despite some postseason honors and milestones for its players, the Rockmart High School girls’ basketball team ran into some tough times in the Region 6-3A tournament last week at Sonoraville.
Prior to the start of the season, Cedartown boys basketball head coach Benjie Frazier said that this season’s team could be a special group.
Entering last week, Cedartown baseball was expecting to have three games under their belt by the time Saturday evening came around.
2020 was a year of change for Cedartown girls basketball. Not only did the Lady Bulldogs have to move from the Region 5-4A of old to the new Region 7-4A, but they also had to do it under a completely new coaching staff.