John Mullinax, who coached the Armuchee Indians football team from 2004-2011, died Sunday in Tellico Plains, Tennessee, at the age of 75. According to the Daily Post Athenian in Tennessee, Mullinax had been battling lung cancer since 2015.
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…
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.
The 2021 Georgia high school senior all stars defeated their Tennessee counterparts 5-1 Sunday at CHI Memorial Stadium in Chattanooga.
Next week, thousands of athletes and families will descend on the Seven Hills region for the USA Track and Field National Youth Outdoor Championships, and event organizers are looking for volunteers.
Pepperell High School graduate Griffin Kanelos signs to continue his education and baseball career at Truett McConnell University. Family pictured left to right: Tracie (mother), Avery (brother), Griffin and Nick (father).
Model senior Rett Edwards signs to continue his education and baseball career at Calhoun Community College in Huntsville, Alabama. Pictured from left: Keena (mother), Rett, Ryan (father) and Ross (brother).
Model senior Richmond Sims signs to continue his education and football career at Kentucky Christian University in Grayson, Kentucky. Pictured from left: Daniel (father), Richmond and Mauri (mother).
The 2021 GHSA Track and Field season has come to a close, as many Floyd County-based student athletes competed in their respective disciplines last week in three locations across Georgia.
MACON — The Armuchee Lady Indians suited up on the final day of the GHSA soccer season. The 2021 campaign had culminated in a trip to Middle Georgia, as the team faced a regional foe they had defeated just four weeks prior.
Several local high-school athletes will be competing in their respective disciplines later this week at the Georgia High School Association (GHSA) Track and Field State Championships Thursday-Saturday, being hosted at three separate locations.
Unity Christian School senior Dory Williams capped off an undefeated tennis season in singles, claiming the 2021 Georgia Association of Private and Parochial Schools (GAPPS) State Division II Singles Tennis Championship Monday at the Rome Tennis Center at Berry College.
Malone Christen announced her return in emphatic fashion as her four goals propelled the Armuchee Lady Indians to the GHSA Class A-Public state championship game in a 4-2 victory over the Academy for Classical Education (ACE) Lady Gryphons on Monday at Armuchee High School.
The Model Lady Devils witnessed their 2021 state-playoff run come to an end at the hands of the Lovett Lady Lions 5-0 in the Class AA semifinal Monday in Atlanta.
The Darlington Tigers golf team qualified for the 2021 Class A-Private state tournament, claiming third as a team with a score of 305. Darlington qualified out of Area 3-A Private, just behind Brookstone at 299 and Mt. Paran Christian at 301.
The Model Blue Devils and Coosa Eagles’ golf teams qualified for the Georgia High School Association Class AA state tournament Thursday at the Calhoun Elks Lodge and Golf Club.
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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…
The Model Lady Devils and Fitzgerald Purple Hurricane needed 100 minutes plus penalty kicks to determine who would see their season continue and book their ticket into the Class AA girls soccer final four.
The Pepperell Dragons split the first two games of their best-of-three Sweet 16 series with the Callaway Cavaliers on Thursday at Otis Gilbreath Field in Lindale.
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.
The Pepperell Lady Dragons and Model Blue Devils won respective Region 7-AA championships in track and field Tuesday at Gordon Central High School.
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…
The first round of the Georgia High School Association baseball playoffs got underway Thursday for three of Floyd County’s varsity teams.
The Pepperell Dragons stayed disciplined and patient at the plate, earning a first-round sweep of the Booker T. Washington Bulldogs on Thursday at Otis Gilbreath Field in Lindale.
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.
Lauren Akemon recorded a hat trick, Ryli Howe preserved the clean sheet and the Model Lady Devils crushed the Banks County Lady Leopards 9-0 in the Sweet 16 of the Class AA girls soccer state playoffs.
For four of Floyd County’s baseball teams, their seasons continue as the push for a state championship is on. Here’s a look at the matchups, locations and times of the opening-round series.
Rome Area Volleyball’s 17-Blue team won the silver division at the Southern Regional Volleyball Association tournament at the Georgia World Congress Center last weekend. Pictured from left: Crimson Colbert, Ella Garmany, Kim Otero, Kenzie Hunter, coach Noel Carper, Eva Ellenburg, Aubrie Cord…
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).
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…
The Unity Christian boys won their first-ever track and field championship last week, claiming the 2021 Georgia Association of Private and Parochial Schools (GAPPS) Track and Field Championship in Barnesville.
When the clock struck 0:00 Friday at Barron Stadium, the Rome Wolves’ 2021 season officially ran out in heartbreaking fashion, a 3-2 stunner to the Habersham Central Raiders.
As the final weekend in April arrives, local tennis teams will be preparing for the quarterfinal stage of the 2021 Georgia High School Association state playoffs.