NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Vanderbilt Commodores have only one kicker listed on their two-deep chart for this weekend's game at No. 11 Georgia, and it's Sarah Fuller, the first woman to play in a Power Five game.
In front of an empty stadium, the Model Blue Devils had plenty to cheer about as they advanced to the second round of the state playoffs following a 28-14 victory over the Booker T. Washington Bulldogs Saturday in Atlanta.
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.
The Rome High Wolves rampaged their way into the second round of the Class AAAAAA state playoffs with a 35-14 win over the Habersham Central Raiders on Friday night at Barron Stadium.
Let’s talk turkey...about the varsity football first-round playoff game taking place this Friday and Saturday across north Georgia.
The holiday season has arrived as Thanksgiving is upon us. Thanksgiving is known as a holiday when families gather across the nation and spend quality time with one another on the fourth Thursday in November.
The Model Blue Devils earned a 28-7 victory against the Gordon Central Warriors on a rare Saturday game, lighting the scoreboard up late in what had mostly been a defensive stalemate for majority of the game.
The Rome Wolves captured the No. 2 seed from Region 5-AAAAAA after a 56-27 offensive outpouring against the visiting Paulding County Patriots on Friday. The win assures the Wolves of hosting a first-round playoff game at Barron Stadium next Friday night against Region 8’s No. 3 seed.
They say revenge is best served cold, and on a chilly night at Grizzard Park, the Unity Christian Lions did just that, ousting the Peachtree Academy Panthers 42-16 to advance to the 2020 Georgia Association of Private and Parochial Schools (GAPPS) Class AA State Championship Game.
The Armuchee Indians’ 2020 football season is officially in the books, as the team fell to Region 6-A Public Champion Bowdon Red Devils 61-17 Friday at H.A. Lindsey Stadium.
The Armuchee Lady Indians enter the 2020-21 campaign with high aspirations. After an 11-15 overall record and 6th place finish in the final year of Region 7-AA, Armuchee begins a new tenure in Region 6-A Public, ready to hit the court running.
Blue Devils head coach Jeff Hunnicutt asked his seniors how they wanted to be remembered, faced with what was likely their last home game.
The Model Blue Devils are set to host the Chattooga Indians in a rare Tuesday-night Region 7-AA showdown, and a lot will be on the line at Woodward-Tuggle Stadium.
Class AA’s Region 7 has announced its 2020 All-Region class for varsity softball, and several local players were among those selected for the various honors.
The Armuchee Lady Indians basketball team will host their annual Cancer Classic versus the Coosa Lady Eagles on Tuesday, Nov. 17, at 6 p.m. The contest is a preseason scrimmage.
The Darlington Tigers capped off their regular season with a resounding 46-7 region road victory over the Walker Wolverines Friday in Marietta. The win assures the Tigers of the No. 3 seed from Region 7-A Private when they begin their state playoff journey in two weeks.
The Rome Wolves came back down three separate times, senior placekicker Fernando Lopez-Romero kicked a 38-yard game-winning field goal, and have now won four in a row after defeating Douglas County Tigers 16-15 Friday in Douglasville.
A primetime matchup in running backs pitted Pepperell sophomore DJ Rogers against Chattooga junior Lashaun Lester, with Pepperell in a position to lock up Region 7-AA’s No. 2 seed with a W.
MIAMI — Kim Ng started her Major League Baseball career as an intern, and three decades later she’s still on the rise while shattering ceilings.
The penultimate week of the GHSA varsity football season has arrived with plenty of playoff implications on the line. Who will qualify and what are the respective scenarios? We dissect that and more in this week’s edition of Floyd Football Friday. Four Floyd County-based teams are in action …
Wednesday saw high school seniors realize their dreams and sign athletic scholarships to continue their academic and athletic pursuits on the collegiate level.
The Rome-Floyd Unified Youth Football semifinals and finals have been set, according to a release from Jim Alred, recreational services manager at Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation.
According to Floyd County Schools (FCS), the Coosa Eagles’ final two games of the regular season, at Fannin County on Nov. 13 and versus Pepperell on Nov. 20, have been canceled.
No. 1 Alabama at LSU and No. 5 Texas A&M at Tennessee will not be played Saturday because of COVID-19 issues, raising the number of Southeastern Conference games postponed this week to three.
Perhaps now is the time to talk about losing. It may not be obvious, but losing is the reason you want your kid to play high school sports. We all dream about experiencing a big win. Beating your school rival. Winning a region championship, or even a state title. In reality, you should hope …
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama coach Nick Saban says running back Trey Sanders is out indefinitely after undergoing surgery for unspecified injuries sustained in a car accident.
Last weekend, Carrollton High School hosted the 2020 GHSA Cross Country State Championships. Over the course of two days, the top girls and boys teams of Class A-AAAAAAA ran 5K races to determine individual and team champions.
Alabama is No. 1 in The Associated Press college football poll for the first time this year, extending its record of consecutive seasons with at least one week on top of the rankings to 13.
The Darlington Tigers could not slow down the North Cobb Christian Eagles Friday night, falling 28-10 at Chris Hunter Stadium. Darlington falls to 1-2 in Region 7-A Private.
The Coosa Eagles hosted the Dade County Wolverines on Senior Night at Branch Bragg Field looking to play the spoiler in the Wolverines postseason plans.
ROME — The Pepperell Dragons went on the road and earned a physical, hard-fought 14-7 win over the Model Blue Devils on Friday night. The win evened both teams’ overall records at 4-4, but Pepperell now has the inside track on the No. 2 seed in Region 7-AA with a 3-1 region mark, while Model…
Rome High School’s cross country teams had a strong showing in the Class AAAAAA Cross Country State Championship in Carrollton on Friday, highlighted by Patrick Motes’ second-place finish in the boys’ race.
Welcome to Week 10. We have arrived in November, which means the varsity football playoffs are in sight. The region picture is beginning to take shape right before our eyes as the question of seeding begins to enter the conversation. Here are this week’s matchups for Floyd County-based teams…
Eva Ellenburg has added her name to the history books of Pepperell High School as she became the first volleyball player to sign to continue her academic and volleyball career at the collegiate level. Ellenburg inked with Huntingdon College in Montgomery, Alabama.
ATLANTA — Defensive end Takk McKinley may have jeopardized his future with the Atlanta Falcons by using social media to complain about not being traded.
While Saturday’s game against Kentucky was a costly win in terms of on-field injuries, Georgia suffered a more worrying injury Saturday night. Back in Athens, senior defensive back Richard LeCounte was involved in a dirt-bike accident that put him in the hospital with a shoulder injury and c…