If everything falls into place, Kingston Downs will conduct a steeplechase event on June 6 to help jump start the sport which has been out of action all spring.
After a season full of accolades and program-firsts, Keyarah Berry now has another honor to add to the stack. The junior from Rockmart is the Rome News-Tribune Girls’ Basketball Player of the Year.
A typical road race winner has a good idea they’re the champion. Most times it’s a dead giveaway, with a small crowd cheering at the end, letting the runner know they’re the first to cross the finish line.
When Rome City Schools was charged with finding a new Rome High School head boys’ basketball coach earlier this year, the search took them over the state line and to a man that has lived and breathed Northeast Alabama basketball his entire life.
This past weekend, Rome News-Tribune’s Doug Walker let the public know that things are not as usual for the Coosa Valley chapter of Trout Unlimited. To be more precise, the whole world has been affected by the COVID-19 virus and Trout Unlimited has taken some measures to both protect TU memb…
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — It will be a summer in the South for NASCAR: The stock car series announced Thursday it will stick to Tennessee, Georgia, Virginia, Florida and Alabama for June races — all of them without fans.
Though the prospect of the 2020 Minor League Baseball season is still very much up in the air, work has continued on county-owned State Mutual Stadium upgrades this spring.
A letter, with a vintage photograph, arrived on my desk a few days ago from, perhaps, the most unforgettable character to come through Georgia in the football troubled fifties when little was right with the world until the decade was about to slide into a forgettable past.
Robin Hines, executive director of the Georgia High School Association, remains optimistic that student-athletes hoping to compete in the fall will have an uninterrupted schedule.
Lorenzo Canalis, the winningest coach in Berry women’s soccer history, announced Tuesday his plan to retire on May 31 after 25 years as the head coach of the Vikings women’s soccer program.
Model High Senior Brooke Roberts will continue her education and volleyball career at Snead State Community College. Brooke is the first volleyball athlete from MHS to continue her volleyball career at the college level.
Two Coosa volleyball players that have been a major contributing factor in the Lady Eagles rise to state supremacy have found new homes for their talent.
Doug Sanders grew up on the poorest side of the tracks in Cedartown on Georgia’s west side. His was an austere life focused on survival. Golf enabled him to escape the clutches of poverty and connected him with the elite in professional golf and also with Hollywood’s glitz and glamour society.
With the Masters postponement, I have been enjoying the Atlanta Journal and Constitution giving us a rerun of the best of the late Furman Bisher, who probably loved the Masters as much as the founders, Bobby Jones and Cliff Roberts.
The Rome Tennis Center at Berry College is now fully capable of hosting major NCAA championship events with the completion of the new six-court indoor tennis pavilion.
It was another exciting season for high school wrestling in Northwest Georgia as one team completed the double play of state titles and one wrestler completed a four-year residency at the top.
Rome Area Volleyball teams competed in tournaments on March 7 and returned with positive results in what has been their last competitions since the outbreak of the new coronavirus.
Any glimmer of hope that Rome would get to welcome some of the top collegiate tennis players and their fans to town this year was put to rest on Tuesday.
The impact of the new coronavirus, which is the cause of COVID-19, has not only caused serious problems around the world, but has affected the lives of all in America, including the undertaking of the normal functions of Trout Unlimited.
The ACC has just announced it is cancelling the 2020 ACC Men's & Women's Tennis Championships along with all athletic activities through the end of the 2019-20 academic year.
This past basketball season saw area teams battle it out from region tournaments to deep into the state playoffs, and the action on the court didn’t go unrecognized by those watching.
With the suspension of college sports across the country, a group of Berry College athletes were given something Monday to help soften the blow.
The Rome Tennis Center at Berry College and Rome Tennis Center-Downtown will be closed through Wednesday to allow for extensive cleaning as a precaution in the fight against COVID-19.
From the rec league to big leagues, every type of athletic activity has been affected by the move to stop the spread of the new coronavirus.
By the time fans and players began arriving for Berry College’s softball doubleheader with Hiram College on Friday, the ripple effect of the spread of COVID-19 had reached the world’s largest college campus.
I overheard an exchange between two people as I was leaving Berry College’s Kay Williams Field on Friday. Their conversation coming to an end, one said to the other that they hoped they enjoyed their break ... or whatever this was.
The impact of what Armuchee girls’ tennis coach Mary Stuart Ratledge had just read was still ricocheting around her head as she tried to comprehend what it meant.
The high school Senior All-Star Basketball games scheduled for tonight at Georgia Highlands College have been canceled because of the increasing response to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Model’s Gaven Freemen struck out four over five innings and scattered four hits, while Daulton Waddell threw an inning of scoreless relief as the Blue Devils shut out Chattooga 10-0 in Shannon on Wednesday.
KENNESAW — Getting to play football in high school and college has given Desmond Johnson Jr. and Mason Kinsey plenty of good memories.
Some teamwork and another big night from Lauren Akemon propelled the Model girls’ soccer team past Coosa to kick off Tuesday evening’s contests.
After coming close a couple of times this season, the Armuchee boys’ soccer team was able to celebrate a win on Tuesday as they Indians defeated Chattooga 5-2 in Summerville.
Over the weekend, the Berry College softball team suffered only its second loss of the season. Bayleigh Masterson helped make sure her team moved on from the loss in a big way.