Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports.  Rome’s Doug Shows will help officiate this weekend’s Final Four games. Weekly soccer update.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports. Rome’s Doug Shows will help officiate this weekend’s Final Four games. Weekly soccer update.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports

Truett’s Chick-fil-A, 6 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Saturday.

Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m.

Doug Shows
Look for Rome’s Doug Shows on the floor for this weekend’s Final Four games: The veteran college basketball referee will help call his fifth Final Four in a career that started with calling Division I games in 1993 and the men’s tournament since 1998. Shows is a familiar face at SEC games and has called numerous tournament championships with the conference as well in additional to past work on National Championship games. A financial planner when not on the court, Shows will be in Minneapolis for the Final Four which starts with two games on Saturday and the National Championship on Monday.

FINAL FOUR. For more, please see the NCAA’s home page. Final Four

Saturday, April 6
Virginia vs. Auburn (Final Four) March Madness Live 6:09 p.m. CBS Minneapolis, MN
Michigan State vs. Texas Tech (Final Four) March Madness Live 8:49 p.m. CBS Minneapolis, MN
Monday, April 8
National Championship March Madness Live 9:00 pm CBS Minneapolis, MN

The YMCA Arsenal Rome Select soccer teams got 1 win on this off weekend to build a 12-2-1 overall record. 
  • The B’06 III Green beat nine place SSA Chelsea Gray North 3-1 in Armuchee with goals from Alexis Valencia, Matteo Trujillo, and Jacob Dupree. That puts them in sole possession of second place.
  • The YMCA Rome Arsenal Academy teams traveled to Chattanooga for a cold, fun Sunday and posted a 10-3 record giving them a season record of 18-22-1.The G’10 beat Nashville’s TSC White ’11 4-3 with goals from Melanie Hernandez then lost to TSC’ ’11 Blue 7-1 with a goal from Charley Beth Hall.The G’09 started well with CFC Travel White. Liliana Tapia got 2 to start the game. In the 2nd half Avagail Barksdale scored assisted by Emily Gentry who then then scored assisted by Barksdale. Lyla Patterson scored assisted by Tapia. Then Annie Watterson set up Bella Echanique for the final goal to win 7-1. In the game Arsenal kept it up against Knoxville’s FC Alliance. Goals came from Tapia assisted Daniella Sanchez, Patterson, Barksdale (3 assists by Patterson and Annabel Chandler), Isabella Sanchez, and Annie Watterson. Both games were boosted immensely by outstanding goalkeeping performances from Georgia Kate Barksdale and Daniella.
  • The G’08 beat CFC Select 3-2 with goals from Ella Weaver (2) and Molly Allmon. Then they beat Nashville’s Elite White 5-0. Weaver and Allmon split the goals with Molly actually getting an assist from her sister Claire.
  • The G’07 lost to CFC Premier 5-3 and CFC Elite 3-1.The B’10 beat CFC North 10-2.
  • The B’09 beat CFC Travel 3-2 and Signal USC 6-3.
  • Rhe B’07 beat the Redoubt Generals 6-1 with goals from Giovani Echanique (2, Luis Yancor assist), Tripp Watterson (2, Angel Tapia and Echanique assists), Luis Yancon Santizo, and Gabriel Sandoval. Then they beat CFC Premier 7-1 with goals from Watterson (2, Sandoval assist), Santizo, Eduardo Guijosa (2, Echanique assist), Ridge Hardaker (2, Tapia and Zeke Donner assists).
  • Compiled by Roy Dickinson

HIGH SCHOOL/baseball.


Cedartown falls to LaGrange in a walkoff, 7-6.


Model at Rockmart, 5:30 p.m.

Chattooga at Pepperell, 4 p.m.

Armuchee at Coosa, 5 p.m.

Creekview at Rome


Rome at Chattooga

Model at Christian Heritage

Armuchee at Trion

Pepperell at Chattooga

Coosa hosts Mount Zion

Darlington at Cass


Model at Rockmart

Coosa at Armuchee


Rome Braves’ 2019 schedule: Rome opens on the road this Thursday, April 4, in Kannapolis.

Home opener on April 11 vs. Greenville. Magnet Schedule Giveaway to all fans through the gates; Thirsty Thursday – $2 domestic draft beer and fountain drinks; Wing Night – 10 wing for $5 at exclusively at the pizza stand on the third base side; and tenor Timothy Miller is set to perform the National Anthem and God Bless America. 2019 roster

Schedule / Mills Fitzner’s photo gallery

Atlanta Braves: Latest updates at Atlanta

COLLEGE/ Football

Berry College: Season opener on Sept. 7 at Maryville2019 Schedule

Shorter University: Spring game set for April 13. Season opener Sept. 7 at East Tennessee St. / 2019 Schedule


April 27: Rome High School hosts the Wolf Nation 5K and 1 Mile Race. Last year, 260 runners took part. This year, the 5K will start at 7:30 a.m. and the 1-Mile race at 8:15 a.m. Proceeds from this race will benefit the Rome Cross Country Team and will help to build our running programs. The school with the highest number of participants will receive $300 as an incentive to promote or start a running program at that school. Registration is due at the RHS main office by Friday, April 19, at 3:30 p.m. All team participants are asked to submit waivers and payments to the front office or register online.

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