Third-round recap: Four top-ranked teams advance to semifinals
It doesn’t often work out this way, but the top four teams in the final AJC rankings are the four teams who qualified fo...
Coffee Trojans Gear Up for State Semifinals Showdown Against Cartersville Hurricanes
For the second year in a row, the Coffee Trojans will go head-to-head with the Cartersville Hurricanes in the playoffs during this year's GHSA Class AAAAA State Semifinals. However, this year, the Trojans will be running onto the field as a record-breaking 13-0 team, ready to earn their spot in the State Championship game in Atlanta in December.
Rome quarterback Reece Fountain named Georgia 6A-Region 6 MVP
Teammate Joe Wilkins named Defensive Player of the Year; here is the complete Georgia Class 6A-Region 6 All Region Team. The 2023 Georgia high school football Class 6A-Region 6 All-Region Team, as decided by a vote of the region's coaches, has been announced. Here is the complete list of award winners and team members:
Valhalla Stadium - Berry Vikings
Valhalla Stadium 2277 Martha Berry Hwy NW Mount Berry, GA 30149. Berry College Vikings – Valhalla Stadium, Williams Field. The excitement of college football is not only on display at its highest levels – Division III college football provides similar thrills as its more mainstream counterpart. Even though there are not the same bright lights, national broadcasters, and massive crowds, D3 football is still a highly enjoyable experience.
Canes cruise into Final Four; Cass playoff run halted by top-ranked Coffee
The Cartersville Purple Hurricanes and the Coffee Trojans will go head-to-head next week at Weinman Stadium following their state quarterfinal wins on Friday night. The Canes cruised to a 35-0 home win over Jenkins of Savannah while the host Trojans shut out Cass in Douglas. CARTERSVILLE 35, JENKINS 0. ~~...
Douglas Coffee shuts out White Cass
A suffocating defense helped Douglas Coffee handle White Cass 30-0 during this Georgia football game on Nov. 24.
Thomasville Thomas County survives for narrow win over Rome
Thomasville Thomas County finally found a way to top Rome 19-16 for a Georgia high school football victory on Nov. 24.
Tigers fall in double-overtime
The Adairsville boys basketball team fell in double overtime Wednesday evening at the Ridgeland Thanksgiving Classic in Rossville. East Hamilton (TN) made a free throw with 1.1 remaining in the second overtime to score the deciding point in a 64-63 win. The Tigers, who trailed 22-16, 35-29, and 43-35 at...
Gilmer swim ‘thankful to compete’
With the holiday right around the corner, Gilmer High swimmers were in Adairsville for the annual Thankful to Compete swim meet. Seven GHS swimmers made the trip last Saturday, and they combined for…
Cartersville Dominates Savannah Jenkins in Georgia High School Football Matchup
• Cartersville High School defeated Savannah Jenkins High School 35-0 in a Georgia high school football game on November 24, largely due to a strong defense. • Cartersville took an early lead in the second quarter and maintained it, with a 21-0 lead at halftime and a 35-0 lead going into the final quarter.
Tuesday's local high school basketball roundup
The Cass girls' basketball team won at East Paulding Tuesday night, 42-25. Zion Hayes led the Lady Colonels with 14 points. Olivia Woods followed with 10. Kiana McDaniel and Kaitlyn Godwin added six each. Cass led 17-16 at halftime but pulled away in the second half by outscoring the Lady...
National rankings: Rome rises in top 100s after victory over Hughes
Here is where Georgia teams stand in several national polls. The numbers on the left are this week’s rankings; the numbe...
Woodland swim team defeats Cass
The Woodland swim team defeated Cass on November 14 at the Adairsville High School pool by a combined team score of 145 to 80. The Woodland girls outscored Cass 65-54 while the Woodland boys outdistanced Cass 80-26. Complete individual results are shown:. Woodland competes next on December 2 at Adairsville.
Cartersville's Jenny Caras wins TerraNova 4 Star
MYAKKA CITY, Fla.--In an incredibly tight finish, Jenny Caras of Cartersville, Georgia, who was second by .02 seconds going into stadium jumping, won the CCI 4*-L, on Trendy Fernhill. Britain's Lucienne Bellissimo, now living in Campobello, S.C., placed second on Tremanton, who was competing in his first 4*-L. The two...
Ice skating begins Monday at Ridgeferry Park
Ice skating begins Monday at Ridgeferry Park. The rink, located under the huge tent in front of the Coca-Cola stage opens at 1 p.m. Monday. It will remain open until MLK Day on January 15, according to Jim Alred with Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation.
Around Town: Take Rome Out of the Ball Game? A 'Model' Blue Devil
We recently read Ryan McGee’s “Welcome to the Circus of Baseball,” which reminded us of why we love minor league baseball, especially in Rome. McGee’s writing style, much like a conversation while sharing a beer with a buddy at the ballpark, told of his internship with the Asheville Tourists almost 30 years ago. He told of larger-than-life characters mostly off the field, and we easily substituted some local names in their places. ...
Saturday's local hoops roundup: Adairsville girls open the season with a win
The Adairsville Lady Tigers opened their 2023-24 basketball season Saturday with a 47-21 win over visiting Darlington. The Adairsville girls led 18-5 at the end of the first quarter and held a 35-9 advantage at halftime. Zariyah Hicks led the Lady Tigers in the scoring column with nine points. Alissa...
Colonels place second at the Georgia Grappler Invitational
The Cass wrestling team finished runner-up Tuesday at the Georgia Grappler Invitational hosted by Central-Carroll. The host Lions finished with 186 points to win the 12-team event. Cass was next with 160.5 followed by Mt. Pisgah Christian with 131. Cass results:. Champions. Rowdy Duck (132) (3-0) Kriecg Roe (175) (3-0)
HS football: Moving on to the state quarterfinals
Scores will be updated as the games are played. Game stories and photo galleries will be posted after the games are over.