Prep Sports

The Rome Lady Wolves have now gone more than an entire month without a loss. After the 67th Annual Christmas Tournament, the Lady Wolves rolled through the end of 2020 and entered the New Year without any blemishes.

The year 2020 was a complicated one for varsity football coaches to navigate through, filled with the challenges of practicing and competing in the day-to-day grind while also ensuring student-athletes’ health and safety during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Model High’s basketball teams picked up their first wins of 2021 on home court Monday night over the visiting Unity Christian Lions.

If you have attended any basketball games at the varsity, junior varsity or middle school level this year, you may have noticed a change in the way fouls are counted toward the one-and-one application.

The following are a collection of the Rome News-Tribune's sports photos of 2020.

While the calendar may have just turned from 2020 to 2021, we look back on the best of the area’s varsity softball as the Rome News-Tribune presents the All-Area Softball Team, and a familiar face returns for Player of the Year.

As the year draws to a close, it’s time to check out what’s going on with the local varsity basketball scene. Here are some local results from Dec. 29-30.

Over the weekend, the city of Rome hosted some of Georgia’s best football athletes in the eighth annual Georgia Elite Classic. The event brought together top middle and high school football players across the state for a series of all-star games on Sunday, and plenty of local athletes featur…

The Darlington boys turned in a complete performance to roll past Pepperell 62-38 in the semifinals of the 67th Annual Christmas Tournament on Thursday night at Armuchee High School.

The best of the best will descend on Rome this weekend as the 2020 Georgia Elite Classic comes to Barron Stadium. The all-star weekend will feature some of Georgia’s best high and middle school football athletes.

Day 1 of the 67th Annual Christmas Tournament is in the books as the semifinals for both the girls and boys’ semifinals are set. Here is a rundown of the day’s action.

The Model Lady Devils and Model High School still had plenty to smile about, despite falling at home to the visiting Chattooga Lady Indians 53-35. It was Senior Night, as Model honored its six seniors and bestowed a commemorative ball to Montana Moats.

The 2020 season was one to remember for the Darlington Tigers, but it came to a close at the hands of Brock Vandagriff and the Prince Avenue Christian Wolverines 42-6 on a chilly, windy, soggy Friday night in Bogart, Georgia.

The Rome Wolves could not overcome a fast start by the host River Ridge Knights as they fell Friday night 42-10 in their Sweet 16 contest in Woodstock. Rome officially finishes its season in the Sweet 16 for the second consecutive year.

The Rome Wolves could not overcome a fast start by the host River Ridge Knights as they fell 42-10 in their Sweet 16 contest in Woodstock. Rome officially finishes its season in the Sweet 16 for the second consecutive year.

TIGER — The No. 2 ranked Rabun County Wildcats put on an impressive performance on both offense and defense on Friday night, shutting out the visiting Model Blue Devils 35-0 in the second round of the Class AA state playoffs on a cold and wet night at Frank Snyder Stadium.

The second round of the Georgia High School Association playoffs has arrived and three Floyd County-based teams remain in the race for their respective state championship games.

The Rome Wolves prepare to begin their 2020-21 basketball season with a new head coach at the helm.

With the extension of a season filled with adversity and, in turn, resiliency riding on the outcome of Saturday’s game at Dragon Stadium, the Pepperell football team challenged the visiting Lovett Lions as much as it could.

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