The Christmas break gave the Rockmart High School basketball teams some workouts on the court as they took part in the Adairsville Ace Christmas Bash.
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The visiting Cleveland Browns scored 14 seconds into the game and Kareem Hunt ran for two touchdowns Sunday en route to a 48-37 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers in an AFC wild card game.
One of the most successful football seasons in Polk County in over 50 years produced a long list of accolades for the high school football players who showed out on Friday nights last fall.
How do you follow up winning the 45th Annual Hilburn-Patterson Haralson County Invitational? Well, if you are the Cedartown Lady Bulldogs, you garner two huge wins before running into some stiff competition.
It took some extra planning and logistics, but the 41st Jacket Invitational once again hosted some of the top wrestling talent in the state last week at Rockmart High School.
Mixed results were found in the Cedartown boys basketball team’s return to the Haralson County Invitational Tournament last week. But, as head coach Benjie Frazier put it, he still views it as a win.
If you have attended any basketball games at the varsity, junior varsity, or middle school level this year, you may have noticed a change in the way fouls are counted toward the one-and-one application.
Cedartown wrestling is currently undergoing a culture change. And, to hear coach Spencer Jones put it, it’s much more of a marathon than a simple race.
ATLANTA — Baseball Hall of Famer Phil Niekro, who pitched well into his 40s with a knuckleball that baffled big league hitters for more than two decades, mostly with the Atlanta Braves, has died after a long fight with cancer, the team announced Sunday. He was 81.
Baker Mayfield passed for 297 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Cleveland Browns to a 20-6 victory over the New York Giants on Sunday night at East Rutherford, N.J.
The foundations of a solid wrestling program has helped the Rockmart High School Yellow Jackets get a solid start to the 2020-2021 season, even though they are on the younger side.
Howard Edmonds "Doc" Ayers, who became synonymous with Cedartown athletics and lifting up local youth, passed away Saturday morning, Dec. 19, according to a family post on Facebook.
The hours spent talking to coaches, working out with his team and weighing the outcomes of a life-impacting decision seemed to be a distant thought for Cedartown’s Jayden Johnson last Wednesday.
Jumping into a new region with new team personnel is never the easiest thing to do, but Rockmart High School’s varsity basketball teams are navigating the situation as best as they can.
A team that ended one drought after another for a program that had waited for a new jolt of energy saw opportunities slip away — and stripped away — on Friday night.
The Lady Bulldogs’ transition to Region 7-4A will not be their only change this winter — Cedartown basketball will be under new leadership for 2020-2021.
The Rockmart High School competition cheerleading squad not only won its first division title over the weekend, it won the whole thing.
Javin Whatley may have been singled out to be named Georgia High School Football Daily’s state Player of the Week, but he made sure his teammates were recognized just as much.
Fighting for four quarters, Rockmart had to focus to stay on the path to victory Friday night. And Javin Whatley provided the key punches.
Two of the players to have the biggest impact on Rockmart High School softball in the last four years made their post-high school plans official on Friday.
RINGGOLD — After an unexpected break the week before, Rockmart’s football team came out quick against Ringgold and wrapped up the regular season with a 35-12 victory Friday night.
Georgia public schools are grappling with how to host indoor winter sports safely as the COVID-19 pandemic flares up across the state and throughout the U.S.
Cedartown High School’s football game at Heritage-Catoosa in Ringgold, originally scheduled for Friday night in Catoosa County, was canceled on Thursday.
Rockmart High School girls’ basketball coach Andre Clark got a lesson in the recruitment of a high-profile player when Keyarah Berry completed her junior season in February.
Georgia Tech begins its 2020-21 Atlantic Coast Conference schedule on the road Dec. 15 at defending ACC champion Florida State and hosts No. 16 North Carolina Dec. 29 or 30 at McCamish Pavilion, according to the schedules announced by the ACC on Tuesday.
ATHENS — Georgia’s football game scheduled for this past Saturday against Missouri was called off due to COVID-19 concerns in the Tigers’ program, the Southeastern Conference announced last Wednesday.
Rockmart High School has announced that Friday’s football game against LaFayette has been canceled because of multiple LaFayette players being quarantined as a result of cases of COVID-19.
The signs are appearing. There’s a chill in the evening air, and darkness is descending earlier each evening. Yes, basketball season is here for the 2020-2021 season.
There are some talented football players wearing the red and black on Saturdays in Cedartown this season, and they are continuing to show out as they reach goal after goal.
Both Cedartown and Rockmart recreation departments are currently holding sign-ups for youth basketball for the winter sports season, giving children in Polk County ample opportunity to get on the court and get active.
A successful year for Polk County’s high school cross country teams ended at the Georgia High School Association state championships on Friday in Carrollton.
The Rockmart Yellow Jackets’ push through the final stretch of the regular season got off to a dominating start against one of their closest foes on Friday night.
In a season where the Rockmart Lady Jackets faced adversity at nearly every turn, they took it to the brink of winning a state championship on Saturday.