Category Archives: Sports

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: In volleyball, Armuchee, Coosa, Cartersville, Sonoraville advance to next round. Darlington, Armuchee in softball playoffs today.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: In volleyball, Armuchee, Coosa, Cartersville, Sonoraville advance to next round. Darlington, Armuchee in softball playoffs today.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS VOLLEYBALL 2A:  Armuchee beats Booker T. Washington in the three straight sets: 25-6, 25-6 and 25-14 (nod to David Mclaughlin). Will play at Jordan next. -Coosa defeats Kipp, 3-0; hosts Westside next. -Pepperell falls to Rabun County; season ends. 3A: Sonoraville defeats Savannah; faces… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Weekly soccer updates. High school volleyball playoffs continue tonight, softball Wednesday. Honors for Berry athletes.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Weekly soccer updates. High school volleyball playoffs continue tonight, softball Wednesday. Honors for Berry athletes.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS Four Berry Student Athletes Earn Conference Weekly Honors Vikings Volleyball Sweeps SAA Player of the Week Honors:  After a phenomenal week that saw the Vikings clinch at least a share of the Southern Athletic Association (SAA) regular season title, the league announced on Monday that… Continue Reading

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John McClellan: Coosa-Rockmart is this week’s big game. Pepperell, Rome, Darlington, Cartersville and Calhoun should cruise.

John McClellan: Coosa-Rockmart is this week’s big game. Pepperell, Rome, Darlington, Cartersville and Calhoun should cruise.

By John McClellan For Hometown Headlines The Rockmart Yellow Jackets moved into first place all alone in Region 7-AA, while the Coosa Eagles moved closer to reaching the state playoffs from the region. The Darlington Tigers picked up a big win over Trion that will change both teams’ standings in the Class A power ratings.… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: The rankings — Rome, Cartersville remain in no. 1 spots. Colleges: Georgia climbs to no. 3. Berry up to no. 18. Plus: John McCellan’s high school picks.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: The rankings — Rome, Cartersville remain in no. 1 spots. Colleges: Georgia climbs to no. 3. Berry up to no. 18. Plus: John McCellan’s high school picks.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL John McClellan: Coosa-Rockmart is this week’s big game. Pepperell, Rome, Darlington, Cartersville and Calhoun should cruise. McClellan Rome (5A), Cartersville (4A) remain undefeated, atop high school rankings. Calhoun no. 4 in 3A. High school This Friday’s games: Chapel Hill (5-2, 2-1) at Class… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports update: Rome (5A), Cartersville (4A) remain undefeated, atop high school rankings. Calhoun no. 4 in 3A. AP Top 25: Georgia rises to no. 3. Berry rises to no. 18 in D3 poll.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports update: Rome (5A), Cartersville (4A) remain undefeated, atop high school rankings. Calhoun no. 4 in 3A. AP Top 25: Georgia rises to no. 3. Berry rises to no. 18 in D3 poll.

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL The latest high school football rankings from the AJC: 5A: Rome, now 7-0, remains no. 1 4A: Cartersville, winners of 38 consecutive games including eight this season, is in the no. 1 spot again. 3A: Calhoun, at 6-1,  remains in the no. 4 slot. The Berry Vikings, after their seven win this… Continue Reading

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Updates on Harbin Hero Hustle: YMCA wins Harbin Hero Challenge. Race results. Photo gallery of the 600 super heroes running through Downtown Rome.

Updates on Harbin Hero Hustle: YMCA wins Harbin Hero Challenge. Race results. Photo gallery of the 600 super heroes running through Downtown Rome.

  Updated:  The YMCA won the Harbin Hero Challenge and the $1,000 grand prize from Harbin Clinic while West End’s running club won a special prize from Rome Floyd Parks and Rec.  Dustin Little won the men’s overall race, while Miriam Little was first overall female. Click here for results More than 600 participated in Saturday’s Harbin Hero… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Berry gets another win, Shorter another loss. UGA beats Missouri, Tech falls to Miami. Falcons host Dolphins today.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Berry gets another win, Shorter another loss. UGA beats Missouri, Tech falls to Miami. Falcons host Dolphins today.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS COLLEGE FOOTBALL Norman’s No-Nos:  How did Norman pick ’em? Click No-Nos. Berry Vikings sports updates. Football: Berry won its 12th consecutive game today beating Hendrix, 34-10. Game recap Next Saturday: Berry at Millsaps, 2 p.m. Schedule Shorter Hawks sports updates. Football: Shorter shutout 48-0 by North Alabama. It’s the program’s 24th… Continue Reading

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Berry College Cross Country teams pay tribute to teammate David Shankles who passed away earlier this week

Berry College Cross Country teams pay tribute to teammate David Shankles who passed away earlier this week

The Berry College women’s cross country team took the top spot at the Berry Invitational with the men’s team taking second in a strong meet with more than 30 teams. The Vikings ran with “Shankles” across the backs of their jerseys in honor of their teammate David Shankles who passed away earlier this week. “What an… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports update: Berry tops Hendrix, 34-10, for 12th consecutive win. Shorter falls again 48-0 to North Alabama.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports update: Berry tops Hendrix, 34-10, for 12th consecutive win. Shorter falls again 48-0 to North Alabama.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS Berry Vikings sports updates. Football: Berry won its 12th consecutive game today beating Hendrix, 34-10. Game recap:  One of the top offensive attacks in the country ran into a brick wall on Saturday afternoon, as the Berry College defense stifled the high-powered Warriors of Hendrix College in a… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: RHS Basketball teams to play at Philips Arena. College football Saturday. Friday night scores. Harbin Hero Hustle today.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: RHS Basketball teams to play at Philips Arena. College football Saturday. Friday night scores. Harbin Hero Hustle today.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS The Rome High Lady Wolves and Wolves Basketball teams will take on Luella High at Philips Arena on December 30th.  Lady Wolves tip at 12:45 pm followed by the Wolves at 2:15 pm.  The teams will play prior to the Atlanta Hawks vs. Portland… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Tonight’s high school football scores. Latest softball, volleyball playoff updates. College updates. Harbin Hero Hustle Saturday; Run for the Shelter Nov. 4.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Tonight’s high school football scores. Latest softball, volleyball playoff updates. College updates. Harbin Hero Hustle Saturday; Run for the Shelter Nov. 4.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL Tonight’s games: FINAL: Pepperell falls 56-42 at Rockmart.  FINAL: Woodland falls 41-21 at East Paulding. FINAL: Sandy Creek downed 63-0 at Cartersville. (From Cartersville Football: Cartersville improves to 8-0, 4-0 in Region 5. Canes have won 38 games in a row; 50th… Continue Reading

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Norman’s No-Nos: My lesson from last week? Stay away from the Gators.

Norman’s No-Nos: My lesson from last week? Stay away from the Gators.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS COLLEGE FOOTBALL By Norman Arey For Hometown Headlines I had to pay the price for my arrogance of last week when I went bragging about my 10-0 record. This week, I was still a very respectable 8-2 but one of the misses included Florida’s… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Norman’s No-Nos: ‘Stay away from the Gators.’ Berry, Shorter both home Saturday. Softball, volleyball updates.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Norman’s No-Nos: ‘Stay away from the Gators.’ Berry, Shorter both home Saturday. Softball, volleyball updates.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS LOCAL COLLEGES Norman’s No-Nos:  My lesson from last week? Stay away from the Gators. Click No-Nos. Berry Vikings sports updates. Football: Berry hosts Hendrix, 2 p.m. Saturday. Schedule Freebie alert for area local youth at the Berry Vikings’ next home football game: The Vikings host Hendrix at 2 p.m.… Continue Reading

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