CALHOUN — Rockmart was the Region 6-3A champion in 2020, its first year up from Class AA.
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Second baseman Ozzie Albies homered for the fourth straight game and drove in four runs to lift the Atlanta Braves to an 8-5 win over the visiting Washington Nationals on Tuesday night.
High school students and fans are planning to be back out cheering on their football teams this week, and Rockmart is ready to dive into their region schedule with a celebration.
Hoping to get the most out of their rivalry match last Thursday, the Cedartown and Rockmart varsity volleyball teams agreed to play a best-of-five match instead of the more common best-of-three format.
One good hit sent the Cedartown softball team into the lead against its cross-county rivals last week, but a few more quality at-bats by their opponent made the difference.
VILLA RICA — Dennis Sims put Rockmart on the board first and then sealed the victory for the Jackets on Saturday in a game that didn’t exist until three days before it was played.
Polk County football fans will have to postpone bragging rights for at least another season as school leaders have decided to cancel this Friday’s Cedartown-Rockmart game.
Even with some younger players stepping into key roles, Rockmart hoped it would be able to make some noise to start the 2021 football season.
Each year, the Darlington School varsity football cheerleaders attend UCA cheerleading camp. Cedartown’s Grace Ann Lundy, a senior/captain at Darlington, attended the UCA camp with her cheer team over the summer.
With the first week of school in the books and players having limited time practicing in pads, Rockmart head football coach Biff Parson had concerns with how his team would come out in its first preseason scrimmage.
Former Florida State coach Bobby Bowden, a Birmingham native who ranks second all-time in NCAA Division I football wins, died Sunday. He was 91.
Brody Malone gave it all he had in the men’s horizontal bar final Tuesday, but he ultimately came up just short of a medal, taking fourth overall at the Ariake Gymnastics Centre in Tokyo.
Nick Chubb epitomizes the tough, smart, accountable identity coach Kevin Stefanski and general manager Andrew Berry want to define the Browns, so the franchise rewarded the two-time Pro Bowl running back accordingly. Chubb and the Browns agreed Saturday to a three-year, $36.6 million contract extension, which includes $20 million guaranteed, a person familiar with the deal confirmed for the ...
Summerville’s Brody Malone and U.S. teammate Sam Mikulak finished in 10th and 12th place, respectively, in the men’s individual all-around final at the Tokyo Olympics early Thursday.
Breakout Team USA star Brody Malone and Olympic veteran Sam Mikulak competed in the men’s individual all-around final at the Tokyo Olympics, finishing in 10th and 12th place, respectively.
TOKYO — A bad beginning for the U.S. men's gymnastics team in the qualification round on Saturday turned into as happy an ending as they could have expected. It rebounded from Yul Moldauer's leadoff fall from the parallel bars to qualify fourth for the team final and cheered three-time Olympian Sam Mikulak of Newport Coast, Calif., and national and trials champion Brody Malone into the ...
Max Fried was stellar both on the mound and at the plate, and newcomer Joc Pederson homered in his first Atlanta start as the Braves cruised to a 9-0 victory over the visiting Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday.
Friends, former players and fellow coaches are invited to attend a celebration of life later this month for one of the most beloved coaches and mentors in Cedartown High School history.
Recent Cedartown High School graduate Isaiah Johnson (seated, center) celebrated with family and coaches last week as he officially signed a scholarship to play basketball for Brewton-Parker College in Mt. Vernon. Johnson, who graduated with the class of 2021 in May, played basketball for th…
One Polk County product earned one of the nation’s highest honors in the junior college football ranks. Recently, Zahquan Frazier of Coffeyville Community College was named by JCGridiron as a Second-Team All-American cornerback.
The end result wasn’t what they had wanted, but two Cedartown recreation softball teams put it all out there to make their coaches and parents proud last week in the Georgia Recreation and Park Association state tournaments.
The players on two Cedartown recreation softball teams have shown that no matter how you get knocked down, there’s always a reason to get back up and keep fighting.
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.
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.