Time is running out to register for this year’s POWERADE Power Dash 5K and Glow Walk, but everyone is in luck as the beloved half-off week has arrived.
Two local athletes, who showed they could pitch, hit and run with the best of Rome’s competition, now get the opportunity to compete among the top athletes from a five state region this weekend at Truist Park in Major League Baseball’s Pitch, Hit and Run competition on Saturday.
The Scramble Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Wrestling team took 20 competitors to a tournament in the capital city, and left with plenty of hardware.
Three Rome swimmers recently faced off against some of the top competition in their age groups at Georgia Tech’s McAuley Aquatic Center. Westlynn Epps, Luke Gulledge, and Jake Medley represented Three Rivers Swim Club at the 14 and Under Long-Course Age Group State Championships.
A long-standing golf tradition returns to the links at Stonebridge Golf Course on Friday, Oct. 8 as the Willard Nixon Sports Hall of Fame Golf Tournament sponsored by Rome Orthopaedic Center tees off.
Pull out your cape, mask, best superhero pose and of course your running or walking shoes, grab some glowing bracelets and necklaces and get ready for the 2021 edition of the Powerade Power Dash 5K and Glow Walk.
The Downtown Tennis Center hosted the first pickleball tournament and Rome was well-represented among the over 100 players competing from as far away as Texas.
The past week has been a bit busy with school starting back, and the Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation wanted to give parents a few extra days to get their kids registered for fall sports.
Molly Heath, Nathan Medley, and Abram Williams, three swimmers from the Three Rivers Swim Club, faced off with some of the fastest swimmers in the state in the 2021 15-and-Over Georgia Long Course Senior State Championships that took place at the University of Georgia’s Gabrielsen Natatorium…
Close to 50 boys and girls showed off their hitting, throwing and base running prowess on Wednesday night at Alto Park in the 2021 MLB Pitch, Hit and Run competition hosted by Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation and sponsored by Rome Orthopedic Center.
Tsunami Rome’s 13-Emily Katherine team poses for a photo at the Southern Regional Volleyball Association regional tournament last weekend at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. 13-Emly Katherine played for gold after winning second in pool play last Saturday.
Tsunami Volleyball Rome’s 13-Emily Kate team earned second place in gold division at the TK Legends Faceoff tournament last weekend in Roswell. The girls went undefeated until the championship match, falling in three sets. Team members attend Armuchee, Cedartown, Chattanooga, Darlington, Men…
The RAV 17 blue team finished as champion of the TK Legends Faceoff tournament last weekend in Roswell, winning all but one set. The RAV 17 Blue team pictured from left: coach Alana Ellenburg, Crimson Colbert, Carlee Poole, Aubrie Cordle, Eva Ellenburg, Ella Garmany, Kyleigh Powell, Kenzie H…
Rome Area Volleyball Club’s 17 Blue team took first place at the Peach State Tour Stop 3 tournament last Saturday in Atlanta, winning every match played. Pictured from left to right: coach Noel Carper, Crimson Colbert, Kenzie Hunter, Ella Garmany, Kyleigh Powell, Kimberly Otero, Eva Ellenbur…
Three Rivers Swim Club member Nathan Medley achieved the highest time standard in USA Swimming, with AAAA times in two events and top-15 finishes in two events last weekend at the Senior Short Course State Championship meet.
Nathan Medley will be back on the state swimming stage as he competes in six events at the Senior State Championships at Georgia Tech’s McAuley Aquatic Center from Friday through Saturday.
Rome Area Volleyball took four of its teams to the Cobb Atlanta Juniors March Madness Tournament last weekend in Atlanta.
8U Rome-Floyd Allstar girls basketball team won the Whitfield County warm up tournament last week in Dalton. They were undefeated with a 3-0 record. Back row from left to right: Cheseray Rogers, Alayah Brown, Micah Nichols, Piper Garcia, Victoria Gonzalez, Ella Kate Kirby. Front row (left to…
In just its second year of existence, the Guerrilla Wrestling Academy claimed its first-ever championship trophy at the Elementary/Middle School State Duals this past weekend.
Members of the Rome Aerials gymnastics Xcel Platinum team celebrate after a first place finish at their first meet of 2021, the Southern Charm Classic at the LakePoint Champions Center in Emerson. Taylen Tant (from left), Evie Shropshire, Molly Ledbetter, Emily Daniel, Morgan Mitchell, Macy …
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.