ATLANTA — Bo Taylor doesn’t remember the exact year he brought a group of kids down from Cherokee, N.C., for a Braves game, but he remembers the exact moment their demeanor shifted.
Jax Gribble has officially put pen to paper. The Armuchee graduate signed his letter of intent to play basketball at Young Harris College.
The Georgia High School Association announced incoming changes to the Coronavirus Guidance Plan as varsity sports ventures further down its path of return. The new regulations take effect Monday.
The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) has selected the Berry College men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams for Scholar All-American honors.
The Rome Braves have officially cancelled the 2020 season. The announcement from Minor League Baseball came Tuesday afternoon as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
The one-year delay of the 2020 Olympic games may have come at just the right time for a group of young athletes who are now training in Rome two or three times a week.
Model Middle School’s Avery Eury has been selected to participate in the USA Softball All-American Games next month in Oklahoma City. Eury will be one of 45 athletes representing the southeast region (Georgia, Florida, South Carolina and Tennessee) at the distinguished tournament. The 24-tea…
Rome High School rising senior Hogan Ingram shined on the golf course last week, staging a comeback in the final round to win the 2020 GSGA Junior Championship by one stroke in Savannah.
Major tennis tournament action returns to the Rome Tennis Center at Berry College on Monday with more than 250 juniors registered to play the Georgia Open Challenger Championships.
It’s transition time for Coosa volleyball as the three-time defending Class AA state champs start a new journey with a new head coach. Carson Laye elevated to the head position after former head coach Nic Hann accepted the volleyball head job at Calhoun High School.
The Georgia High School Association announced a 30-second shot clock will be implemented over the course of three years in varsity basketball. The GHSA passed the resolution 53-10 during a meeting Tuesday in Thomaston.
Georgia Highlands College alumnus Bryson Horne recently received a phone call that resulted in reaching a long-time goal: an offer to sign with the Atlanta Braves as an undrafted free agent.
Unity Christian School is so excited that Huston Bryant has signed to play Basketball at Shorter. No one loves basketball more than Huston. Years of hard work led to the realization of his dream to play in college. Not only will he be able to play in front of family and friends, but he has a…
Will Holloway and Cael Henderson are over 700 miles away from home. But they are gearing up to represent the Rome area, Armuchee High School and the state of Georgia on a colossal stage.
There are a lot of kids and adults that were disappointed this past weekend. There are also a lot of Trout Unlimited folks that are extremely sorry that we were unable to have the children and their families attend a Kids Fishing Day this year.
The ongoing negotiations between Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association have dragged on continuously with neither side willing to budge. There is plenty of blame being tossed around and fans growing discontent with MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred. The disagreeme…
Shorter University announced the promotion of Richard Hendricks to serve as the University’s Director of Athletics on Wednesday. He will begin his duties on July 1.
Coosa High School's Kenon Dixon has put pen to paper, officially signing with Lewis and Clark Community College in Illinois.
The last two and a half months have forced many to halt their daily lives and adapt to new guidelines for school, work or even living arrangements. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 high school spring sports season was cut short, leaving seniors unable to see their final prep se…
The Rome Tennis Center at Berry College is gearing up for summer tournaments with new social distancing guidelines in place. The center is now working under the direction of the Office of Tourism which was given management responsibilities for the city-owned facility just last month
Hotels and restaurants in Rome may see a significant increase in activity this weekend as more than 100 youth baseball teams are slated to be in town for a tournament that will be played at fields all around the community.
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…
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.