Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports
Volleyball: Saturday at the North Atlanta Volleyball Club March Madness, the Rome Tsunami 16s were undefeated and finished first in pool play. Then were runner ups for the Gold Bracket championship. Volleyball
Oh, snap! From Darlington Head Football Coach Tommy Atha: “Huge shout out to 2020 Tiger Karson Swiger for finishing first in the Rubio Regional Longsnapping Camp. He qualified for a spot in the nationwide competition in Las Vegas in May! Finished ahead of current seniors with offers! Made multiple pressure snaps to win.”
The new K Club: Rome Wolves pitcher Knox Kadum had 15 strikeouts Monday night for the win. Darlington’s Lawson Brown threw 10 Ks for the win.
Shorter University is working to establish a scholarship in memory of the late Dr. Bob Stinchcomb, who was a member of Shorter’s faculty at the time of his death in April 2018. . Stinchcomb served as the Department Chair and Assistant Professor of Sport Management during his time at Shorter University. He joined Shorter’s faculty after a distinguished career as an athletic director and coach at Darlington School, Appling County High School, Eagle’s Landing High School, and Madison High School (Florida). He is being inducted posthumously into the Georgia Athletic Directors Association Hall of Fame on March 24. One established, this scholarship will be given to a student studying in Shorter University’s College of Business who exhibits the same characteristics. Stinchcomb lived. Preference will be given to students who attended the high schools where Dr. Stinchcomb worked. The university has received a lead gift to begin establishing this endowment. Once the endowment reaches $25,000, it will be permanently endowed and will allow yearly awards to be made in memory of Stinchcomb. Donations may be made online at www.shorter.edu/bob_stinchcomb or mailed to Shorter University Office of Advancement, Attn. Stinchcomb Scholarship, 315 Shorter Avenue, Rome, GA 30165.
Dylan Beasley named SAA Baseball Player of the Week. Release: Berry College’s Dylan Beasley was selected as the Southern Athletic Association (SAA) Baseball Player of the Week, the league office announced on Monday. Beasley led the Berry College baseball team to a series sweep of the Sewanee Tigers over the weekend. In the three-game set, he hit .600 with a pair of triples, six RBIs and five runs scored. He also had a 1.000 slugging percentage and a .667 OBP. Beasley went 2-for-4 with a pair of runs scored to open the series on Saturday. He followed with a huge 3-for-3 performance in game two with a pair of triples, three runs and four RBIs. Beasley also earned the win on the mound in game three, tossing 6.0 innings with four strikeouts. On the year, Berry already has 17 triples as a team which leads the nation and is a single-season SAA record. For the season, Beasley leads the SAA with 18 RBIs.
Rockmart falls to Cedartown, 7-2.
Armuchee vs. Adairsville, 5:30 p.m.
Rome defeats Woodland in the suspended game 5-2.
Rome wins scheduled game over Woodland, 2-1.
Darlington 7, Christian Heritage 3.
Pepperell at Dade County, 5 p.m.
Chattooga at Model, 5:30 p.m.
Coosa at Rockmart, 5:30 p.m.
Darlington at Christian Heritage, 5:30 p.m.
Rome vs. Cass at LakePoint.
Cedartown at Model, 5:30 p.m.
Rome vs. Cass
Darlington vs. Mount Zion, 4:30 p.m., State Mutual Stadium
Saturday: 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.
2019 ACC Men’s Tournament schedule, scores: Charlotte, N.C. ACC. All times Eastern; some start times approximated
First round — Tuesday, March 12
Game 1: No. 12 Miami vs. No. 13 Wake Forest — noon on ESPN
Game 2: No. 10 Georgia Tech vs. No. 15 Notre Dame — 2 p.m. on ESPN
Game 3: No. 11 Boston College vs. No. 14 Pitt — 7 p.m. on ESPN
Second round — Wednesday, March 13
Game 4: No. 8 NC State vs. No. 9 Clemson — noon on ESPN
Game 5: No. 5 Virginia Tech vs. Tuesday noon winner — 2 p.m. on ESPN
Game 6: No. 7 Louisville vs. Tuesday 2 p.m. winner — 7 p.m. on ESPN2
Game 7: No. 6 Syracuse vs. Tuesday 7 p.m. winner — 9 p.m. on ESPN2
Quarterfinals — Thursday, March 14
Game 8: No. 1 Virginia vs. Wednesday noon winner — 12:30 p.m. on ESPN
Game 9: No. 4 Florida State vs. Wednesday 2 p.m. winner — 2:30 p.m. on ESPN
Game 10: No. 2 North Carolina vs. Wednesday 7 p.m. winner — 7 p.m. on ESPN
Game 11: No. 3 Duke vs. Wednesday 9 p.m. winner — 9 p.m. on ESPN
Semifinals — Friday, March 15
Game 12: Game 8 winner vs. Game 9 winner — 7 p.m. on ESPN
Game 13: Game 10 winner vs. Game 11 winner — 9 p.m. on ESPN
ACC Tournament Championship Game — Saturday, March 16
Game 14 — 8:30 p.m. on ESPN