Christian Fonseca scored three goals for the Rome High boys’ soccer team and kept the Wolves’ record spotless with a game-winning goal late in a contest against Cartersville.
The prep basketball season came to a close for the Darlington girls Wednesday as the Lady Tigers were ousted from the Class A Private state playoffs.
The Model girls’ soccer program reached new heights last season, and while the Lady Blue Devils have lost some key players they still have plenty of weapons at their disposal.
The pressure of the opening round of the GHSA state basketball playoffs didn’t stop a couple of local teams from proving they are tougher than advertised.
Berry College didn’t have to search far to find its next defensive coordinator. They are both familiar to the Vikings’ program and Rome in general.
After being down 6-1 early against Whitefield Academy, the Model baseball team fought its way back into the game only to come up one run short at the end.
Rome Aerials gymnast Zay Bryan (right) dominated at the Make It Count Invitational in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., over the weekend taking first in vault, beam, and all-around in her age division.
ATLANTA — When Cody Rhodes left World Wrestling Entertainment in 2016, having grown frustrated with the direction of his career following nine years, he bet on himself that he would be able to flourish beyond the walls of the wrestling juggernaut.
The University of North Carolina women’s tennis team brought home their fourth Intercollegiate Tennis Association Indoor championship last week. The Lady Tar Heels dominated previously unbeaten UCLA 4-0 to win the championship match in Chicago.
MACON — There were some new local faces on top of the podium at this year’s the GHSA Traditional State Wrestling Championships, but there were also some repeat winners who helped provide the icing on the cake for one area program.
After leading by 12 points at halftime, the Model boys’ basketball team struggled in the third period before putting Callaway away in the first round of the Class AA state playoffs.
A win just barely escaped the grasp of the Georgia Highlands men’s basketball team as the Chargers suffered just their second conference loss of the season.
ROCKMART — On a night when a new season started for Rockmart’s basketball teams, a new record was set that was highlighted by a special moment between a pair of Lady Jackets.
Seven of the nine Chattooga wrestlers that entered Friday with spots in the state semifinals will have a shot at winning a championship and further securing their team’s dominance in Class AA.
A strong statement was made Friday at the Huffman Center as the Darlington girls’ basketball team took to their home court for possibly the last time this season.
One of the original coaches to help shape the Berry football program into one of the top Division III teams in the country is moving on from Valhalla.
When the dust cleared after the opening day of the Georgia High School Association Traditional Wrestling State Championships, several area wrestlers were still on their way to being crowned state champions.
Back at home after a three-game road trip, the Shorter women’s basketball team was overwhelmed on its home court Thursday against Gulf South Conference foe Auburn University Montgomery.
Pepperell High School senior Tylar Brown (third from right) signs to continue his track and field career at Berry College. Brown is joined at the signing by Pepperell athletic director Rick Hurst, his brother Holland Brown, his mother Tara Avery, his father Donny Brown and Pepperell track an…
Rebecca Goodwin, 9, of Rome, representing the Rome Aerials gymnastics team, placed first in vault and second all-around in the Xcel Gold level at the Paws for a Cause Invitational at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta last weekend.
Larry Lester, co-founder of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City, will mark the centennial of organized black baseball with a public lecture at 5 p.m. Feb. 27, in the Berry College McAllister Auditorium.
Sydni Hazelwood made a strong statement to kick off her senior season on the pitch by scoring five goals in Pepperell’s 8-6 win over Temple on Wednesday.
Rome High freshman Nathan Medley had the best finishes of any local swimmer as several of them competed at the GHSA Swimming and Diving State Championships last weekend.
A tough road lies ahead for area prep basketball teams as they head into the first round of the GHSA state playoffs, but for Rome High girls’ coach Jason Harris, he says his team has given him confidence they can go up against anyone.
SUMMERVILLE — Rockmart trailed for most of Monday’s Region 7-AA boys’ championship game against Chattooga, but the Yellow Jackets took the lead when it mattered most.
Five local sports legends and 14 local high school seniors along with more than 35 members of the Rome-Floyd Sports Hall of Fame were honored on Monday night at the Forum River Center for the 2020 hall of fame induction ceremony and banquet.
SUMMERVILLE — In a rematch of last year’s Region 7-AA girls’ basketball tournament, Rockmart again topped Chattooga to hoist the first-place trophy for the second straight season.
While some region basketball tournaments may be spread out over five days, the Region 7-AA postseason proving ground is coming up on a full week since it began.
With the Georgia High School Association Traditional Wrestling State Championships taking place next week, Floyd County and the surrounding areas will be well-represented when the competition hits the mats.
SUMMERVILLE — Down 13-0 in the early minutes of the game, Rockmart boys’ coach Vic Calhoun just wanted his team to do one thing — be patient.
The week didn’t end the way two local teams wanted it to Friday, as Darlington’s and Rome’s girls both lost their region tournament games.
SUMMERVILLE — There was no time to rest for either of the top-seeded Region 7-AA girls’ teams Friday playing in the semifinals of the region tournament.
Region 7-AA teams will have to wait an extra day to crown its champions as the tournament hosted by Chattooga High School has been pushed back a day.
Rome High football players Nick Burge, Tim Jones Jr., and Jordan Neal spent their high school careers wearing the Wolves’ uniform, and come fall, the trio will continue their careers as Phoenix.
Offers had come in for Pepperell’s Payton Rhoades during his senior season with the Dragons. Then a school popped up on his radar that changed his perspective.
SUMMERVILLE — Winning came with more than just a “W” in the record book at the Region 7-AA basketball tournament on Tuesday, and the Coosa Eagles were focused on not coming up shorthanded.
The Rome High boys’ and girls’ track and field teams are early into the season, but are already rewriting the school’s record books.
Last season, the Chattooga girls’ basketball team reached the region championship game for the first time since 1988 by upsetting Model in the semifinals.