Interested in tennis? October classes are beginning soon at the Etowah Tennis Center. The Tennis Apprentice and Adult Beginner Tennis Lessons classes will run for six weeks with a cost of $50.
Several local pickleball players took home honors this past weekend while competing in the Georgia Recreation and Park Association State Pickleball Tournament in Spalding County.
The Willard Nixon and Rome Orthopaedic Center Sports Hall of Fame Golf Tournament has been scheduled for Friday, Oct. 2. The tournament will be played at Stonebridge Golf Course.
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.
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…
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.
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 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.
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 2020 Berry Half Marathon saw over 400 runners take to the 13.1-mile course on the Berry College campus Saturday. Spencer Fields of Kingston won the titular race, finishing in 1 hour, 9 minutes and 58 seconds.
The finals of the three Georgia Recreation and Parks Association district tournaments being hosted in Floyd County will be held Thursday evening, wrapping up a week of competition.
Five local sports legends and 14 local high school seniors along with more than 35 members of the Rome-Floyd Sports Hall of Fame were honored on Monday night at the Forum River Center for the 2020 hall of fame induction ceremony and banquet.
The largest glowing, bubbly, confetti-filled, fitness event of the year returns on Saturday, March 14, in the annual Harbin Clinic Leprechaun-a-thon 5K run and two-mile health walk.
The Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation is working to allow kids who have never played basketball an opportunity to join this season’s league free of charge.
More than 50 cook sites will contribute to the aroma of a multitude of chili recipes wafting through the air at Ridge Ferry Park on Saturday as part of the 24th Annual Trout Unlimited Chili Cook Off.
Trout Unlimited is already planning the 24th Annual Chili Cook Off and we are excited to announce that the prize money has been increased for the event Oct. 19 at Ridge Ferry Park.
A big third quarter run and a deep bench that provided points and rebounds proved key to the Trion Goats grabbing a 71-51 win over Puroclean in the finals of the Rome Floyd Parks and Recreation Adult Summer Basketball League on Tuesday evening at the Anthony Center in Garden Lakes.
While the children of Floyd County were given the chance to enjoy their summer with no school, a group of adults took advantage of an opportunity to have some fun as well.
Experience is not a requirement to be a part of the Coosa Valley Chapter of Trout Unlimited’s seventh annual Fly Fishing for Veterans Day and Ladies Fly Fishing Day this Saturday in Cave Spring.
The Coosa Valley Chapter of Trout Unlimited will host the seventh annual Fly Fishing for Vets Day and the first ever Ladies Fly Fishing Day in Cave Spring at Rolater Park on July 20.
Fly fishing is a very enjoyable pastime and a great way to catch fish. For the past six years the Coosa Valley Chapter of Trout Unlimited has hosted a fishing day for veterans and active military at Rolater Park in Cave Spring.
There is a wide range of hometowns represented by the list of players in the USTA National Level 2 Tournament at the Rome Tennis Center at Berry College this weekend.
CVTA BEGINNER LESSON — The Coosa Valley Tennis Association is sponsoring a beginner tennis package for people looking to start playing. The package features six lessons with tennis professional Jaleel Riaz every Monday beginning June 24 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Etowah Park. The cost is $50 and…
ROME YOUTH TRACK CAMP — Rome High School's track and field program is hosting its third annual kid's camp from May 28-30 at Historic Barron Stadium and Maddox Track. The camp will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. each day and is open to kids ages 5-14. The cost is $30 through May 22 and $40 after…
The weather cooperated Friday for the first day of the 2019 USTA Georgia Adult 18 and Over League Tennis State Championships, but organizers are bracing for this weekend’s forecast.
For the third year in a row the Rome High track and field program will welcome kids to try their hand at some of the same events its athletes compete in during the high school season.
Let’s take a look at what probably happens. Reporters and journalists from all around the world would certainly relish an assignment that allows them to come to this tournament and write about it for their paper or magazine. Admittedly some of these people are very good golfers, but there ar…
Golf courses are generally thought to be very safe working environments. This is true at Augusta National Golf Club course except for one single day of the year — the day after the Masters Tournament when the course is turned over for play to the members of the worldwide press.
The ornamentals originally selected as signature plants for each of the holes at Augusta National are today, with some exceptions, the same ones that were originally planted at each of these holes when the course was first started. The same type of plants are still there.
Time and time again people have asked me to tell them if ice is used at the Augusta National Golf Club to delay the bloom time of the azaleas.
Last year, the Leprechaun-a-thon had more than 1,500 people walking and running in the St. Patrick’s Day themed race and this year looks to be another win.
The National Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum in Stillwater, Oklahoma, recently announced the Class of 2019 to be inducted in its Georgia Chapter and a Roman is among those to be honored for his decades-long dedication to the sport.
History, service and achievement were all recognized this week as the newest members of the Rome-Floyd Sports Hall of Fame were given the spotlight.
About 17 years ago the Georgia Council of Trout Unlimited thought it would be a great idea to have a youth camp that focused on trout, trout fishing and the art of fly fishing for trout especially.
Pursuing a career in the world of sports can be gratifying to the individual, but the effect it has on others around them can sometimes be what gets a person noticed.
Gordon Smith, the longest-tenured CEO and executive director in the history of the United States Tennis Association, has announced his retirement, effective Dec. 31. Smith, who first assumed his position in November, 2007, has led the organization to unprecedented growth and achievements dur…
The effects of the annual Rome News-Tribune/Seven Hills Rotary Christmas Tournament are felt long after the final basket is made and the last Gold Ball trophy is handed out.
The United States Tennis Association has awarded the Berry College Professional Tennis Management program a $10,000 grant to help recruit more students.
The 23rd Annual Trout Unlimited Chili Cook-Off is this weekend and the local chapter is planning plenty of things for visitors to do besides tasting some of the best chili from dozens of teams.