Category Archives: Local Sports

HAWKS TO PLAY FIRST HOME GAME OF THE SEASON TONIGHT

The Atlanta Hawks will play their first home game of the 2020-21 season this evening at State Farm Arena against the Detroit Pistons. Tip off is scheduled for 7:30 pm. The outing will be televised on Fox Sports Southeast. The Hawks opened the season with back-to-back road wins over the Chicago Bulls and the Memphis…read more »

HAWKS OPEN REGULAR SEASON WITH WIN OVER BULLS

The Atlanta Hawks opened their 2020-21 regular season in victorious fashion with a 124-104 win over the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday night at the United Center in Chicago (with no fans in attendance). Trae Young led the charge for with 37 points. The Hawks will head to Memphis to take on the Grizzlies on Saturday…read more »

FALCONS FALL TO BRADY AND THE BUCS

The Atlanta Falcons fell to Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 31-27 on Sunday afternoon in an NFC South bout at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. That marked the third straight loss for the Falcons, who are now 4-10 for the 2020 regular season. They will return to action on the road next Sunday versus the defending…read more »

TUNE IN FOR HIGH SCHOOL HOOPS ON WLAQ!

Tune in for high school basketball tonight on WLAQ 1410 AM and 96.9 FM as the Model boys hit the road for Dalton to face Christian Heritage. Tip-off is scheduled for 7:30 pm. Fans can also listen online at www.wlaq1410.com or via the Tune-In app.read more »

CHRISTMAS TOURNAMENT ENTERS CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND THIS EVENING

The 2020 Seven Hills Rotary Rome News-Tribune Christmas Tournament enters the Championship Round this evening! Broadcast coverage will be provided over the airwaves of WLAQ AM 1410 and 96.9 FM (as well as on our website at www.wlaq1410.com). In scores from Thursday night’s semifinal round: Girls – Darlington 43, Chattooga 40 Rome 70, Armuchee 40…read more »

THE 2020 CHRISTMAS TOURNAMENT IS UNDERWAY!

THE 2020 CHRISTMAS TOURNAMENT IS UNDERWAY!

The 2020 Seven Hills Rotary Rome News-Tribune Christmas Tournament is underway! It began on Wednesday and will conclude with the championship round on Friday at Armuchee High School. Tune in for coverage on WLAQ AM 1410 and 96.9 FM (also at www.wlaq1410.com). In scores from the opening round: Girls – Chattooga 49, Woodland 9 Armuchee…read more »

IT’S THAT TIME OF YEAR AGAIN FOR THE CHRISTMAS TOURNEY!

It’s that time of year again for the Seven Hills Rotary Rome News-Tribune Christmas Tournament! Local girls’ and boys’ basketball teams will compete for a Gold Ball in this 67th annual tournament, slated for today through Friday on the campus of Armuchee High School. Tune in for broadcast coverage on WLAQ 1410 AM and 96.9…read more »

THE 67TH ANNUAL SEVEN HILLS ROTARY ROME NEWS-TRIBUNE CHRISTMAS TOURNAMENT STARTS WEDNESDAY

The 2020 edition of the Seven Hills Rotary Rome News-Tribune Christmas Tournament will take place this Wednesday through Saturday on the campus of Armuchee High School. Boys’ and girls’ basketball teams from nine local high schools will compete for a Gold Ball, including Armuchee, Cartersville, Chattooga, Coosa, Darlington, Model, Pepperell, Rome, and Woodland High Schools.…read more »