Sports

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 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. 

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…

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…

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

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.

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…

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.

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