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 ...
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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…
Braves outfielder Ronald Acuna Jr., one of the best and most exciting players in the game by any measurement, is done for the season. The perennial MVP candidate tore his ACL attempting to make a catch in Miami Saturday night, missing the ball and landing awkwardly. He had to be carted off the field. The Braves announced late Saturday night that Acuna had a complete tear and would be having ...
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.
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.