Lady Chargers: The Lady Chargers fought off a determined Central Georgia Tech squad to come away with a 65-59 win over the Lady Titans. They return to action on Saturday at home versus conference leader South Georgia Tech, tip off 2 p.m.
Chargers: The Chargers (19-4, 7-2 in conference play) return to action on Saturday at home versus South Georgia Tech, tip off 4 p.m.
Berry Softball opens at no. 13 in NFCA Preseason Coaches Poll Release — The Berry College softball team will open the 2019 campaign this weekend ranked No. 13 in the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) preseason coaches poll. Berry is tied at No. 13 alongside Texas Lutheran and Wisconsin-Whitewater. The Vikings closed last season ranked No. 9 after falling to the eventual national champion Virginia Wesleyan Marlins in the NCAA Super Regionals.
Arsenal spring recreational soccer league is back: We are ready for some soccer. For ages 4 to 15 for boys and girls. Early registration continues through Feb. 26. Focus of this league is participation and fun. Fundamental skills of the game are developed and refined through games and activities. Sportsmanship, respect and responsibility are all key components of this league. All our recreational coaches are licensed through Georgia Soccer. Every game starts with a prayer and ends with a handshake. Practices are held once a week for one hour. Practices begin March 4. Games are played on Fridays or Saturdays. Games begin March 15 and end May 11. (9 Week, 8 Game Season). Every child receives an award at the end of the season and there is a season-ending Cow Patty Bingo party sponsored by Southeastern Mills/Louisiana Hot Sauce for all players and their families. Age groups are U6, U8, U10, U12 and U15 with separate boys and girls divisions in each age group.
Early registration discount: YMCA Members $79, Non Members $119. A $10 regular registration increase applies after Feb. 26.Cost includes jersey, end of season award and pizza party as well as Georgia Soccer Association registration. For more: facebook.com/YMCARomeSoccer
Lil’ Gunners spring preschool soccer: Classes focus on introducing soccer through outrageously fun games and activities. We help develop social, emotional, and cognitive skills while providing physical exercise and developing players who are good teammates – on and off the soccer field. Classes meet at Grizzard Park on Thursday afternoons 5-5:35 p.m. There are a maximum of 15 participants per class so register as soon as you can. Cost: $25 for Y members; $40 for non members. Dates: Session 1 – March 7, 14, 21 & April 4.
Session 2 – April 11, 18, 25 & May 2. Cost includes team shirt and medal.
Try out to sing the National Anthem at a 2019 Rome Braves home game. Tryouts are Saturday from 1-7 p.m. but must be scheduled by Friday. Auditions will be scheduled in 10-minute intervals. If you’d like to sign up, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 706-378-5107. No walk-ups on the day of tryouts.
Rome-Floyd Sports Hall of Fame inductees for 2019 are Renny Bryner, Sally Echols, Dr. Gary Graves, Jonathan Kilgo, David Mathis. Banquet is Feb. 25. Hall of Fame
March 16: The Harbin Clinic Leprechaun-a-thon returns.Harbin Clinic once again is teaming with Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation and Parker Systems for the event, which is the largest 5K race in Northwest Georgia, featuring all the fun and festivities of the previous eight years rolled into one giant, green gala. Race day festivities kick off with the costume contest at 6:30 p.m. The 5K race, featuring a mostly flat and fast course, begins at 7:30 p.m. with the walk starting a few minutes after at 7:40 p.m. Event registration is open. Preregistration costs $25 for the 5K and $20 for the walk. Kids age 12 and under and groups of 10 or more athletes can register for $20 by visiting the parks and rec administration office at 1 Shorter Ave. For more.