Category Archives: Sports

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Tim Tebow promoted, won’t make return visit to Rome later this season. Braves get another win over Asheville. Rome’s Jamarcus Chatman to play for Tennessee.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Tim Tebow promoted, won’t make return visit to Rome later this season. Braves get another win over Asheville. Rome’s Jamarcus Chatman to play for Tennessee.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS / CAMPS It doesn’t appear Tim Tebow will be making a return visit to Rome this year when the Columbia Fireflies, the Class A team of the New York Mets, play the Rome Braves in September. He was promoted Sunday from Columbia up to… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Shorter’s Deangelo Harris places 8th in USATF Junior Championship. Rome falls to Asheville in 10 innings.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Shorter’s Deangelo Harris places 8th in USATF Junior Championship. Rome falls to Asheville in 10 innings.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS / CAMPS Shorter’s Deangelo Harris finished in 8th place in the 400m at Saturday’s USATF Junior Outdoor Championships, crossing the line in 49.20. Harris, who is a two-time qualifier in the 400m at DII Nationals and All-American in the 4x400m, had hoped to earn… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves top Asheville, 4-3. Shorter hires new coaches. Darlington’s Tijai Whatley commits to GA Tech.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves top Asheville, 4-3. Shorter hires new coaches. Darlington’s Tijai Whatley commits to GA Tech.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS / CAMPS  New coaches join Shorter University’s sports staff: Two new coaches join the Shorter University sports staff, the latest hires in a series of replacements for nearly 20 sports coaches and administrators in the last 27 months. There are: Julianne Pham will become head… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports extra: Two coaches join Shorter sports staff — men’s soccer and women’s lacrosse.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports extra: Two coaches join Shorter sports staff — men’s soccer and women’s lacrosse.

 New coaches join Shorter University’s sports staff: Two new coaches join the Shorter University sports staff, the latest hires in a series of replacements for nearly 20 sports coaches and administrators in the last 27 months. There are: Julianne Pham will become head coach of Shorter’s women’s lacrosse team. Pham said she is looking forward to coaching… Continue Reading

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Norman Arey: All fun things have to come to an end, even for me.

Norman Arey: All fun things have to come to an end, even for me.

By Norman Arey As a rule, I don’t like or even approve of goodbye columns. They’re often self-serving, self-indulgent and unnecessary but that’s always when it involves someone else other than me. This will be my last column for the Rome News-Tribune in a series that began somewhere around seven years ago and the deal… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves open second season with a 7-1 loss; also, some new personnel. Norman Arey says farewell. High school notes: New baseball coach for Hurricanes. Coosa updates.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves open second season with a 7-1 loss; also, some new personnel. Norman Arey says farewell. High school notes: New baseball coach for Hurricanes. Coosa updates.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS / CAMPS Norman Arey: All fun things have to come to an end, even for me. Click Norman Arey Bobby Howard, one of the state’s top high school baseball coaches, takes Cartersville job. Good background piece: Columbus ROME BRAVES Rome Braves fall 7-1 to Asheville as… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Cedartown prepares for annual wheelchair race July 2. Two Shorter Hawks competing in national track and field competition. Rome Braves start ‘new season’ Thursday.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Cedartown prepares for annual wheelchair race July 2. Two Shorter Hawks competing in national track and field competition. Rome Braves start ‘new season’ Thursday.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS / CAMPS A big summer tradition returns to Cedartown July 2. The annual Cedartown Wheelchair Athlete 5K is set for Sunday evening, July 2, with a finish line at College Street in Peek Park. The race begins at 7:30 p.m. Source: City of Cedartown.… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: SAL All-Star game ends in 3-3 tie; Braves back on the road Thursday. Plus: Berry Softball welcomes seven new players.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: SAL All-Star game ends in 3-3 tie; Braves back on the road Thursday. Plus: Berry Softball welcomes seven new players.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS / CAMPS   Berry College head softball coach Cori Thiermann announces seven newcomers to join the defending Southern Athletic Association champions for the upcoming 2018 season. “We are very excited for this incoming class,” Thiermann said. “It is a group of great athletes that want… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: The Rome Braves’ All-Star Squad ready for tonight’s showdown with the north. Updated links to high school football programs.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: The Rome Braves’ All-Star Squad ready for tonight’s showdown with the north. Updated links to high school football programs.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS / CAMPS   ROME BRAVES Rome Braves’ All-Star Squad ready for tonight’s game vs. the northern all-stars:  Five Rome Braves are part of the southern squad. They include pitcher Brandon White as well as Bryse Wilson, Cristian Pache, Randy Ventura, and Brett Cumberland in Columbia, S.C.… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome ends first ‘season’ with loss to Greenville; misses first shot at playoffs. The Braves by-the-numbers at the All-Star break.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome ends first ‘season’ with loss to Greenville; misses first shot at playoffs. The Braves by-the-numbers at the All-Star break.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS / CAMPS ROME BRAVES Rome Braves at the break: The defending South Atlantic League champions missed a return trip to the post-season by 3.5 games as visiting Greenville won the southern division crown as of Sunday evening. Rome gets a second chance beginning Thursday… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves top Greenville, 8-5. First half of season play concludes today at 2 p.m.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves top Greenville, 8-5. First half of season play concludes today at 2 p.m.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS / CAMPS ROME BRAVES Rome Braves top Greenville, 8-5. Game release: The Rome Braves with help from a five run fourth inning defeated the Greenville Drive 8-5 Saturday before a crowd of 3,661. Rome scored the game’s opening run in the first on an RBI single… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Tough night for Braves with 14-5 loss to Greenville, now out of contention for first half Southern division title.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Tough night for Braves with 14-5 loss to Greenville, now out of contention for first half Southern division title.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS / CAMPS ROME BRAVES Rome Braves fall to Greenville, 14-5. Game release: The Greenville Drive defeated the Rome Braves Friday evening by a final score of 14-5 before a crowd of 2,082. The Braves scored twice in the first inning on an RBI single by Kurt… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves fall 7-2 Thursday; face Greenville in must-win series starting tonight. Unity grad Hannah Eddins, bound for Berry, named ‘most positive’ female athlete in Georgia.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves fall 7-2 Thursday; face Greenville in must-win series starting tonight. Unity grad Hannah Eddins, bound for Berry, named ‘most positive’ female athlete in Georgia.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS / CAMPS ROME BRAVES Rome Braves fall to Augusta, 7-2. Media release: The Rome Braves were defeated by the Augusta GreenJackets 7-2 Thursday night at State Mutual Stadium before a crowd of 1,877.  The game was delayed by one hour due to heavy winds and… Continue Reading

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