Model High School’s tennis teams remain undefeated at 4-0 after sweeping Pepperell High School Tuesday.
ATLANTA (AP) — Advocates of a ban on a transgender girls playing girls' sports in Georgia have turned to the state Senate, having gained little traction for their proposal in the House.
Georgia head coach Kirby Smart met with the media for a virtual press conference on Tuesday with two weeks remaining until the start of spring practice.
ATLANTA (AP) — Moses Wright scored 29 points and grabbed two of his 14 rebounds in the final 35 seconds, and Georgia Tech snapped a 14-game losing streak against Duke with an 81-77 overtime victory on Tuesday night.
Nate McMillan reluctantly agreed to serve as the Atlanta Hawks’ interim coach and only accepted the position after conferring with Lloyd Pierce following Pierce’s firing on Monday.
ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Hawks coach Lloyd Pierce was fired less than halfway into a season that began with heightened expectations but was beset by injuries.
ATLANTA — On the list of Georgia Tech’s droughts targeted by coach Josh Pastner this season, a painful 14-game losing streak against Duke is only a subplot.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Irv Cross, the former NFL defensive back who became the first Black man to work full-time as a sports analyst on national television, died Sunday. He was 81.
Outside the first few minutes of the game, Darlington’s offense never found its offensive groove and the Tigers saw their season end 41-35 at the hands of the Holy Innocents’ Golden Bears during the Sweet 16 Saturday in Atlanta.
The Unity Christian Lions fell to eventual state-champion Valor Christian School in the Georgia Association of Private and Parochial Schools semifinal 53-36 Saturday in Macon. Unity’s season ends at 15-12 overall.
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — J.J. Watt has agreed to a two-year contract with the Arizona Cardinals, showing that the franchise will be aggressive once again in their push to snap a five-year playoff drought.
A late surge nearly pushed them over the hump, but the Model Blue Devils saw their season come to an end in the Class AA Sweet 16 with a 53-47 loss to the Rabun County Wildcats Saturday in Shannon.
MIAMI (AP) — Atlanta coach and USA Basketball men’s national team assistant coach Lloyd Pierce had a one-day coronavirus scare a few weeks ago and had to stay in his hotel room while the matter was sorted out.
KENNESAW — Tommy Bryant scored three touchdowns and the Kennesaw State defense held Shorter to 160 yards of total offense, forced three turnovers and had six sacks as the Owls won the spring season opener 35-3 Saturday at Fifth Third Bank Stadium.
Shorter University is celebrating basketball star Mike Nance as the 2021 inductee into the University’s Athletic Hall of Fame. Nance was honored during halftime of the Hawks’ basketball game against the University of Monevallo at Winthrop-King Centre.
The Armuchee Lady Indians and Darlington Lady Tigers both saw their 2020-21 seasons end on the same night as Armuchee fell to Commerce 43-33 and Darlington lost to Galloway 59-47.
ATLANTA — Former Atlanta Dream guard Renee Montgomery made history on Friday as part of a three-member investor group that was approved to purchase the team.
In varsity baseball, the Coosa Eagles outlasted the Adairsville Tiger 8-7 in non-region competition. Gavin East’s two-out walk-off single scored Andrew Earwood to win game.
Darlington senior Knox Sirmans signed to continue his academic and golf career at Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia. Pictured from left to right: Varsity golf coach Jared Willerson (standing), Walker Sirmans, Knox Sirmans, Matt Sirmans, Gwen Sirmans and Ivey Sirmans.
A quick turnaround has given way to the GHSA state basketball tournament’s second round as five local teams continue the grind toward ultimate glory.
For a 22-year-old rookie who has had only four regular-season at-bats, Cristian Pache has good reason to look comfortable with Atlanta Braves starters in spring training.
Treneisha “NiNi” Adams scored 18 points, Breana Griffin added 15 and the Rome Lady Wolves pulled away in the third quarter to ultimately top the Dacula Lady Falcons 68-42. The victory marks Rome’s first playoff basketball win in Class AAAAAA and the Lady Wolves advance to the Sweet 16 for th…
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles County sheriff on Wednesday characterized the crash that seriously injured Tiger Woods as “purely an accident" and appeared to rule out any potential criminal charges even as authorities were still investigating.
Don’t tell Clemson coach Dabo Swinney he has anything to worry about without offensive stars and team leaders in quarterback Trevor Lawrence and tailback Travis Etienne on the Tigers.
Darlington’s basketball teams are Sweet 16 bound after defeating their respective opponents Tuesday in the first round of the Georgia High School Association state basketball tournament.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tiger Woods crashed his SUV on sweeping, downhill road in the Los Angels suburbs Tuesday morning, and doctors tried to stabilize “significant” injuries to his right leg with rods and a combination of screws and pins.
The Model Blue Devils are moving on to the Sweet 16 after surviving the KIPP Atlanta Collegiate Warriors 45-40. This will be Model’s second consecutive appearance in the Sweet 16.
A dominant opening half powered the Armuchee girls to a 57-35 win over the Academy for Classical Education in the opening round of the Class-A Public state tournament Tuesday night in Armuchee.
ATLANTA — Taking over a team that has endured three straight losing seasons, the Atlanta Falcons’ new regime is understandably reluctant to warn of more misery as they attempt to sort out major salary cap issues.
Atlanta manager Brian Snitker expects to approach key pinch-hit situations with renewed confidence this season as he looks at the Braves’ newly bolstered bench.
Darlington senior Burke Schrimsher signed to continue his academic and lacrosse career at the University of Montana this fall. He is pictured with coaches Sam Clark and Brendan Leezer.
Coosa senior Jaxson Thomas signed to continue his academic and football career at Shorter University. Pictured left to right: Brandon (father), Savana (sister), Jaxon, Brodi (brother) and Dodi (mother).
On Wednesday, the Rome News-Tribune published this picture stating Dawson Duncan signed with Berry College. That was incorrect, as Pepperell senior Clay Crawford signed to continue his academic and football career at Berry College. Pictured left to right: Amy Crawford (mother), Anita Baniste…
The Georgia High School Association’s 2021 State Basketball Tournament has arrived. Six local teams will compete in their respective classifications for the ultimate grand prize: a state championship.
8U Rome-Floyd Allstar girls basketball team won the Whitfield County warm up tournament last week in Dalton. They were undefeated with a 3-0 record. Back row from left to right: Cheseray Rogers, Alayah Brown, Micah Nichols, Piper Garcia, Victoria Gonzalez, Ella Kate Kirby. Front row (left to…
The Model Blue Devils and the Rome Lady Wolves both picked up victories last Friday in varsity soccer action. Model defeated Coosa 1-0 while Rome ousted Calhoun 4-0.
Rome City Schools Superintendent Louis Byars delivers the first pitch of the Wolves’ 2021 season opener against North Paulding High School on Tuesday, Feb. 16. Rome lost the game 5-1.