Loxley Pilgrim might still be a young softball player, but she’s already finding a way to make her mark with her skills and determination.
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.
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.
The Rome Tennis Center at Berry College was selected as the host of the 2021 USTA Southern Junior Team Tennis Section Championships, tournament director Adam Dalton announced Tuesday.
Next week, thousands of athletes and families will descend on the Seven Hills region for the USA Track and Field National Youth Outdoor Championships, and event organizers are looking for volunteers.
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.
Bryson McJunkin, 13, competes at the USA Powerlifting State Championships. He set the Georgia state record in all three categories — squat, bench press and deadlift. He is a student at Model Middle School.
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…
The Rome Area Volleyball Club’s 14s team placed third in the gold division at the Cobb Atlanta Juniors Pre BSQ Bash last weekend. Pictured front row from left to right: Hannah Smith, Ellie Benter, Olivia Campbell, Madison Dunagan and Avery Pilgrim. Back row from left to right: Lilly Splendor…
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…
Four swimmers from Three Rivers Swim Club in Rome have proven that they belong among the top competitors in the state by earning qualifying times for the upcoming state championship meet.
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.
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.
The Pepperell Dragon Mites traveled to Ringgold to take on a tough Catoosa Cannons, coming away with a 22-0 shutout victory. This was the team’s second game playing in the Gordon County Recreation League.
Fall sports are in full swing as the 2020 Georgia High School Association varsity football season kicks off for majority of the state this 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 Area Volleyball teams competed in tournaments on March 7 and returned with positive results in what has been their last competitions since the outbreak of the new coronavirus.
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.
Some postseason excitement is originating in Floyd County this week as Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation is playing host to three Georgia Recreation and Park Association District 5 basketball tournaments.
Rome Aerials gymnast Zay Bryan (right) dominated at the Make It Count Invitational in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., over the weekend taking first in vault, beam, and all-around in her age division.
Rebecca Goodwin, 9, of Rome, representing the Rome Aerials gymnastics team, placed first in vault and second all-around in the Xcel Gold level at the Paws for a Cause Invitational at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta last weekend.
The next generation of basketball players will soon have an opportunity to showcase their skills on a local level, and a chance to compete on a national level.
The Rome Aerials Level 3 gymnastics team came away from the Georgia Make a Wish meet in Paulding County with a big first place trophy earlier this month. New coach Chloe Schuttinga said she was as proud as she could be for the team which includes youngsters who are somewhere between the begi…
Athletes from schools in and around Floyd County came together this week to be recognized for their hard work throughout this past cross country season, and Rome High stood out among them.
A duo from Three Rivers Swim Club in Rome enjoyed success over the weekend against stiff competition in the 2019 Georgia Short-Course 15-and-over Senior State Championship Meet in Athens.
The Rome Wolves’ sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade football teams all claimed championships in their respective divisions this past weekend at Harrison High School in Kennesaw.
With three middle school teams playing for a state championship this weekend, the future of the Rome High football program looks to be in good hands.
The Arsenal Academy 2009 Girls Red squad and the 2010 boys academy side took on the best Tennessee had to offer in the Chattanooga Riverfest tournament this past weekend as both teams came away with gold.