The Rome Wolves hosted the East Paulding Raiders in front of a packed house at Historic Barron Stadium. A win would give the Wolves a 3-1 record in Region 5-AAAAAA and keep them in the hunt to host a playoff game in late November.
Chattooga running back LaShaun Lester proved to be too much for the visiting Coosa Eagles to handle as the Indians came away with a 25-6 win in Summerville. Chattooga has now won three straight and five of the last six against the Eagles.
The Uinty Christian Lions remain undefeated after a 58-0 shutout win over the Johnson Ferry Christian Saints Friday at Grizzard Park. Unity Christian now stands alone as the only unbeaten atop Region 1-AA of the Georgia Association of Private and Parochial Schools (GAPPS).
ROME — The Model Blue Devils used a dominant defensive effort to roll to a 27-0 win on Homecoming night over the visiting Dade County Wolverines in Region 7-AA action on Friday.
Eleven months ago, the Darlington Tigers had their 2019 season come to a screeching halt at the hands of the Mt. Paran Christian Eagles by three points.
The Pepperell Lady Dragons have been eliminated from the 2020 Class AA softball state playoffs after being swept by defending state champion Banks County Leopards Thursday at Banks County High School. Pepperell reached the Sweet 16 for the second time in school history.
The Tillman Clocktower 5K and Two-Mile Health Walk will still go on this year in person on Nov. 21, with a few different guidelines in place.
We are closing in on the end of October, and with colder temperatures maybe on the horizon, it’s time to bundle up and read all about Floyd County’s football teams taking the field this week. Coosa and Pepperell head out on the road, while Darlington, Model, Rome and Unity all host region op…
The Armuchee Lady Indians are on to the Sweet 16 after taking down Fannin County in four sets in their first-round playoff match Wednesday at Armuchee High School.
Chloe Jones pitched two complete games, Jolie Splendore homered and the Pepperell Lady Dragons advanced to the Sweet 16 after a two-game sweep of the Pace Academy Knights on Monday in Atlanta.
After qualifying for the state playoffs for the first time since 2008, the Coosa Lady Eagles faced one of the top teams in Class AA, the Lovett Lady Lions in Atlanta.
The Armuchee Lady Indians and the Model Lady Devils are off to the playoffs after securing the No. 2 and 3 seeds, respectively, from the Area 6-A/AA Public Volleyball Tournament last Saturday. Armuchee hosted the tournament at its two gymnasiums for the first time ever.
In a statement from Floyd County Schools (FCS), the Armuchee Indians’ game against B.E.S.T. Academy scheduled for this coming Friday has been canceled. The reason given for the cancellation was due to “members of the AHS football team being quarantined because of direct exposure to COVID-19.”
A pair of dragons devoured the POWERADE Power Dash course on Saturday afternoon as more than 250 walkers and runners ran and walked through Ridge Ferry Park on a mild, sunny day.
The Pepperell Dragons will have to wait three days to play the Gordon Central Warriors. In a social media post by Floyd County Schools, it announced the contest will now be played on Monday, Oct. 26, at 7 p.m.
With great football weather serving as the backdrop for the matchup of Region 7-AA’s top 2 teams, the Fannin County Rebels defeated the Pepperell Dragons 36-23 behind a big game from senior quarterback Luke Holloway.
The Rome Wolves (3-3, 2-1 Region 5-AAAAAA) scored touchdowns on their opening drives of both halves and consistently won the battle at the line of scrimmage — on both sides of the ball — during a 24-8 victory at Dalton Friday.
The Model rushing attack took center stage Friday night as the Blue Devils grounded the Coosa Eagles 34-6 to move to 1-0 in Region 7-AA competition.
The Darlington Tigers were an extra point away from tying Friday night’s contest with Class AA’s Bremen Blue Devils with 77 seconds to play in the fourth quarter.
In a battle of unbeatens, the Unity Christian Lions defeated the Cherokee Christian Warriors 30-16 at Grizzard Park on Friday. At 6-0, Unity is in the driver’s seat for the remainder of its region schedule.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Marcell Ozuna and the Atlanta Braves turned things around in a hurry, and now are one win from ending a two-decade World Series drought.
It's finally hear. The game that's been billed by some as the "Game of the Year," circled in red ink for months. If a college football season was to happen, this is what the fans wanted delivered. No. 3 vs. No. 2. On a Saturday night in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, it's time for some SEC football.
For the first time ever, the Armuchee Lady Indians host their respective area’s volleyball tournament beginning Thursday at Armuchee High School.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Ozzie Albies homered into the Braves bullpen in the ninth inning for the second straight night, and Mark Melancon once again caught the ball on the fly.
The Coosa Lady Eagles and the Pepperell Lady Dragons have qualified for the 2020 GHSA Class AA softball state playoffs.
ARLINGTON, Texas — Clayton Kershaw was scratched Tuesday from his start for the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 2 of the NL Championship Series due to back spasms, though manager Dave Roberts said the likelihood is very good their ace lefty will pitch in the series.
The Pepperell Lady Dragons (13-5, 8-3 Region 7-AA) are on a losing streak for the first time in 2020 after falling to the Chattooga Lady Indians (13-3, 7-2 Region 7-AA) 5-3 Monday in Summerville. The teams split their regular-season matchups, with each team winning their respective home game.
The Pepperell Dragon Mites traveled to Ringgold to take on a tough Catoosa Cannons, coming away with a 22-0 shutout victory. This was the team’s second game playing in the Gordon County Recreation League.
CARROLLTON — Carrollton freshman running back Bryce Hicks rushed for 116 yards and two touchdowns in the second half and the Trojans defense made big plays all night, propelling Carrollton to a 34-12 victory over the Rome Wolves on a rainy Friday night in Region 5-AAAAAA action.
Thanks to a steady ground game, a timely defensive touchdown, and stellar special teams play, the Coosa Eagles were able to pull out a tight 23-15 win over the Lakeview Academy Lions in the driving rain on Homecoming Night.
The Darlington Tigers (4-1) did not let the downpour affect their play as they shut out the visiting King’s Ridge Tigers 27-0 Friday at Chris Hunter Stadium. It’s Darlington’s first shutout in nearly a year.
The Pepperell Dragons opened up Region 7-AA competition 1-0 after taking down Dade County 41-14 on homecoming in Lindale. It is Pepperell’s fifth-straight victory over the Wolverines from Trenton.
The Armuchee Indians (2-2) are back to .500 after a 14-13 homecoming win over The King’s Academy (1-3) at H.A. Lindsey Stadium on Friday. Armuchee’s defense made a two-point conversion stand late in the fourth quarter to earn the one-point triumph on a rain-soaked night.
Darlington’s Middle School Cross County teams added some additional hardware to the trophy case after winning their respective area championships at Model High School on Thursday. The Tigers faced Armuchee, Ashworth, Coosa, host Model and Pepperell.
The Armuchee Lady Indians earned a three-set sweep over the visiting Rockmart Lady Jackets on senior night at Armuchee High School.
Welcome to Week Six. Another Friday night of action is here as four teams host within Floyd County. Rome travels to face emerging-rival Carrollton as Pepperell opens Region 7-AA play. Armuchee, Coosa and Darlington all host at their respective home fields.
Ian Anderson becoming the Braves' best postseason starter was unthinkable in February. Or even July, when MLB returned from the virus-induced hiatus with a 60-game schedule and expanded postseason.
Model High’s football game previously scheduled for Friday was canceled due to the Chattooga High football team and coaching staff being quarantined because of direct exposure to COVID-19, according to Floyd County Schools.
HOUSTON (AP) — Ronald Acuña Jr. made history with a leadoff home run to start things off for the Atlanta Braves in their NL Division Series opener against Miami.
The streak lasted 11 games over the course of 53 days. During that time, the Pepperell Lady Dragons became a leading contender of a competitive Region 7-AA with no region losses.
The Pepperell Dragons Mites, Floyd County’s lone representative playing in the Gordon County Recreation Deptartment football league, defeated the Woodland Wildcats 28-0 on Monday.