Category Archives: Sports

Updated Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Link to Ricky Ross’ introduction at Model High. First college signings: Coosa, Darlington, Model. Plus: High school basketball scores and schedules.

Updated Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Link to Ricky Ross’ introduction at Model High. First college signings: Coosa, Darlington, Model. Plus: High school basketball scores and schedules.

HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS AFTERNOON UPDATES   COLLEGE SIGNINGS We ask area schools to use the specific format below with the student athlete’s name, the school and one photo per student. No video, PDFs or other digital items will be posted.  COOSA: The following Coosa High students signed… Continue Reading

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Updated Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports with Tuesday evening scores. Plus: More on the new coaches for Armuchee, Model.

Updated Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports with Tuesday evening scores. Plus: More on the new coaches for Armuchee, Model.

HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL The 7AA regional boys and girls basketball tournaments is at Model High School again today. Admission is $7 per person. Concession: Hot dogs, popcorn and pizza. Most scores, schedules courtesy of Kevin Strickland and John McClellan. Girls’ scoreboard and schedule: Monday: Pepperell… Continue Reading

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Evening updates from Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: High school basketball tournaments scores.

Evening updates from Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: High school basketball tournaments scores.

HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS MONDAY SCORES Pepperell girls over Coosa, 44-31. Next: vs. Chattooga, 4 p.m. Tuesday. Boys — Coosa downs Gordon Central, 64-60; Coosa vs. Dade at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Model. Girls: Darlington over Trion in the subregion tournament, 72-68. HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL The 7AA regional… Continue Reading

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Gordon Central principal ends basketball game vs. Chattooga after ‘fans engaged in behavior, instigated by a recent graduate of a neighboring district, which will not be tolerated.’

Gordon Central principal ends basketball game vs. Chattooga after ‘fans engaged in behavior, instigated by a recent graduate of a neighboring district, which will not be tolerated.’

HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS A disturbance at Friday’s Gordon Central-Chattooga game led to a decision by GC Principal Doug Clark to call for the game’s immediate suspension with the Chattooga team escorted out of the county by law enforcement. Below is the update posted by Clark on the… Continue Reading

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Updated Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Closer look at AA regional basketball tournament starting at Model on Monday. Rome High’s Swim Team earns several first place medals at state championship. High school and college basketball updates.

Updated Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Closer look at AA regional basketball tournament starting at Model on Monday. Rome High’s Swim Team earns several first place medals at state championship. High school and college basketball updates.

HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS SUNDAY AFTERNOON UPDATES: High school basketball rankings from the AJC: Girls: Rome is no. 10 in 5A with a 21-4 record while Model is no. 7 in 2A with a 20-3 record.     The AA regional boys and girls basketball tournaments will be… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Berry College baseball preview. GHC softball player honored. Latest high school and college basketball scores.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Berry College baseball preview. GHC softball player honored. Latest high school and college basketball scores.

HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS SPORTS BUZZ: The Berry College baseball team eyes a trip to the Southern Athletic Association Tournament Championship this season. Berry kicks off the season at home on Tuesday, Feb. 6, at 2 p.m. against the Maryville (Tenn.) College Scots. Expanded report The Georgia Collegiate Athletic… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome to the (gold) Dome on Thursday. High school, local college basketball scores, schedules. Berry economist questions Super Bowl impact.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome to the (gold) Dome on Thursday. High school, local college basketball scores, schedules. Berry economist questions Super Bowl impact.

HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS SPORTS BUZZ General Assembly honors Rome High on the 5A football championship. Senate resolution, other meeting highlight the trip to Atlanta on Thursday. Expanded report at RHS Rome High School’s Swimming and Diving squad hits the pool for the Georgia High School Association State Swimming… Continue Reading

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Updated Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: General Assembly honors Rome High on the 5A football championship.

Updated Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: General Assembly honors Rome High on the 5A football championship.

HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS That’s John Reid, coach of the Rome Wolves, at the microphone with UGA commit Adam Anderson behind him and state Sen. Chuck Hufstettler to his right (with other players including Jackson Norton) as Rome High was honored in the Senate Thursday morning for winning… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: 5A champion Rome Wolves to be honored today by the General Assembly. Berry Softball returns after huge 2017 season. High school and local basketball scores, schedules.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: 5A champion Rome Wolves to be honored today by the General Assembly. Berry Softball returns after huge 2017 season. High school and local basketball scores, schedules.

HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS SPORTS BUZZ Winning 40 games for the first time in program history last season, the Berry College softball program looks to improve upon their continued success, using it to drive them forward in the 2018 campaign. Expanded report Rome High football champs to be… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: High school basketball scores and schedule updates. Darlington’s Guth named 6A’s top athletics director. Updates on Rome and Calhoun games in fall football classic.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: High school basketball scores and schedule updates. Darlington’s Guth named 6A’s top athletics director. Updates on Rome and Calhoun games in fall football classic.

HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS   HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL Scoreboard Boys: Gordon Central 51, Pepperell 38. Boys, girls: Model vs. Rockmart Tuesday. Boys, girls: Armuchee vs. Dade County Tuesday. Boys: Mount Zion 64, Darlington 52. Girls: Darlington 56, Mount Zion 31. Schedule Boys: Rome hosts Villa Rica on Wednesday… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: It’s baseball season (for the Rome Braves). Latest high school basketball scores and schedules.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: It’s baseball season (for the Rome Braves). Latest high school basketball scores and schedules.

HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS  What better way for Rocket Wheeler to signal his return as manager of the Rome Braves? By bringing back his trademark bubblegum toss (usually after the first inning but he made an exception Monday at the Hot Stove Gathering). For more on Monday’s unofficial… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: High school basketball rankings — Rome, Model girls; Cartersville, Chattooga boys. 300 wins for Model’s Sally Echols. Rome Braves Hot Stove Gathering is tonight.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: High school basketball rankings — Rome, Model girls; Cartersville, Chattooga boys. 300 wins for Model’s Sally Echols. Rome Braves Hot Stove Gathering is tonight.

HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS SPORTS BUZZ . . . Make that 3-0-0 and counting: Congratulations to Model High girls basketball coach Sally Echols on her 300th win recorded Friday night in a 64-36 victory over Armuchee.  Echols was recognized for her accomplishment by her own high school coach, Andy… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Lady Wolves win JV tournament. Saturday’s high school basketball scores. Braves’ 2018 Hot Stove Gathering on Monday.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Lady Wolves win JV tournament. Saturday’s high school basketball scores. Braves’ 2018 Hot Stove Gathering on Monday.

HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL Scores Girls: Rome 53, Hiram 43. Boys: Rome 33, Hiram 49. Girls: Darlington 51, North Cobb Christian 36. Boys: Pepperell 76, Mt. Zion 36. Girls: Coosa 60, Adairsville 54. Boys: Adairsville 59, Coosa 58. Schedule Boys, girls: Darlington vs. Christian Heritage… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Georgia’s Kirby Smart makes rounds in Rome. Longtime Boston Globe reporter Bob Ryan coming to Berry. Latest high school basketball updates.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Georgia’s Kirby Smart makes rounds in Rome. Longtime Boston Globe reporter Bob Ryan coming to Berry. Latest high school basketball updates.

HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS SPORTS BUZZ . . .   From Richard B. Russell Airport to Rome High to Darlington and beyond, Georgia Football Coach Kirby Smart had Rome/Floyd County covered on Friday. Longtime Boston Globe reporter and ESPN contributor Bob Ryan will speak about changes in sports… Continue Reading

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