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Darlington Class of 2021 graduate Joe Marion signed to play football for Shorter University during a signing ceremony last week at Darlington School. Pictured on bottom row from left: Gayle Bishop, Joe Marion, Linda Marion. Top row, from left: Coach Dean Ratledge, Coach Patrick Collier, Apri…

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This past high school baseball season featured many student-athletes thriving on the diamond. The 2021 Rome News-Tribune All-Area Baseball Team arrives with two prominent seniors featured as Pitcher of the Year and Player of the Year.

Model senior Riley Dooley will continue her education and cheerleading career at Jacksonville State University. Front row from left: Kelly (mother), Riley, Robby (father) and Reagan (sister). Back row from left: Donna Callan (JSU Manager of Athletic Marketing and Promotions) and Brett Langst…

Model senior Belle Bryant signs to continue her education and diving career at Berry College. Bryant is the first swim and dive student-athlete for Floyd County Schools to continue on at the collegiate level. Pictured from left: Holly (mother), Belle and Chuck (father and FCS swim and dive t…

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The Coosa Eagles and the Darlington Tigers saw their 2021 campaigns come to a close Friday in winner-take-all Game 3 action in the opening round of the Georgia High School Association baseball state playoffs.

Pepperell senior Lauren Carden signs to continue her education and cheerleading career at Shorter University. Pictured from left: Indiana Kimbrough (Shorter assistant cheer coach), Judy Mulkey (grandmother), Kim Carden (mother), Sarah Mulkey (cousin), Lauren, Erika Carden (stepmother), Scott…

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The Model Blue Devils are in the Class AA tennis semifinals after edging out Thomasville 3-2 in quarterfinal play Wednesday at the Rome Tennis Center at Berry College.

Model senior Edgar Reyes-Cornejo signs to continue his education and soccer career at Shorter University. Pictured left to right: Eustacio Reyes (father), Rolando Reyes-Cornejo (brother), Edga, and Esmeralda Cornejo-Reyes (mother).

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Darlington senior Thomas Speed signed Friday to continue his academic and football career at Birmingham-Southern College. He is pictured with his parents, Bryant and Martha Speed; his siblings, Bryant and Katherine Speed; his grandparents, Billie and Buddy Minshew; and coaches Patrick Collie…

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