Georgia Tech beat VCU 77-64 in men’s basketball on Tuesday night in Atlanta. Marcus Georges-Hunt was the top scorer for the Yellow Jackets with 20 points. The Jackets are now 7-2 on the 2015-2016 season. They’ll return to action on Saturday in Athens against the University of Georgia at noon. The game will be broadcast on 95.7 FM The Ridge, Rome’s radio home for Georgia Tech athletics.
A Rome police officer was among 16 public safety employees statewide to receive the Governor’s Public Safety Award for Heroism from Governor Nathan Deal on Monday. Pfc. Ken Phillips was honored for his role in preventing a man from jumping to his death over the Fifth Avenue Bridge on May 2nd. He was awarded a medal during a special ceremony at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth.
The 62nd annual Seven Hills Rotary Rome News-Tribune Holiday Festival Basketball Tournament is underway!
The New York Giants beat the Miami Dolphins 31-24 in Monday Night Football at Miami Gardens, Florida.
One of the Greater Rome area’s favorite Christmas-time traditions has officially begun. The 62nd annual Seven Hills Rotary Rome News-Tribune Holiday Festival Basketball Tournament opened last night and will continue through this Friday night.
The Chieftains Museum/Major Ridge Home will host a “Christmas Free Day” this Saturday, December 19th. From 12 pm until 4 pm that day, visitors to the museum will be admitted free of charge.
The Atlanta Hawks fell to the Miami Heat 100-88 on Monday night at the Philips Arena, marking the Hawks’ third straight loss.
Here’s a reminder that 95.7 FM The Ridge is your radio home for Georgia Tech athletics. Following a 10-day break, the Yellow Jackets basketball team will return to action tonight as hosts to VCU at 9 pm. We will join pre-game programming in progress upon the conclusion of our coverage the Seven Hills Rotary Rome News-Tribune Holiday Festival Basketball Tournament.