Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports. Rome Braves first home game is May 18. Berry/Rhodes football delayed until Feb. 27 (Memphis weather). High school basketball updates. Latest Coosa High signing.Atlanta Braves spring training updates.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports. Rome Braves first home game is May 18. Berry/Rhodes football delayed until Feb. 27 (Memphis weather). High school basketball updates. Latest Coosa High signing.Atlanta Braves spring training updates.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports

Truett’s Chick-fli-A, 264 Shorter Ave., 6 a.m.-10 p.m. Drive-through, curbside and Door Dash.
Mount Berry Mall, 11 a.m.-8:30 p.m. (curbside, carryout, Door Dash). Shipping Container, 6 a.m.-10 p.m. All Monday-Saturday.

HEADLINES

Rome Braves to open 120-game season on the road May 4; first home game May 18. Rome will open the 2021 season on the road on May 4.  Rome Braves

Winter weather postpones Berry Vikings’ football vs. Rhodes to Feb. 27: The decision also reduces the spring schedule to three games. Details below.

HIGH SCHOOLS

Congratulations to Coosa High Senior Ashley Medrano who will continue her education and soccer career at Dalton State College.

Immediate family pictured left to right: Jennifer Rodriguez (mother), Alexis Medrano (sister), Ashley, and Miguel Medrano (father). Masks were removed for the photo only per Floyd County Schools.

Basketball

Unity Christian in state basketball Division 1-AA tournament.

  • Girls next: Friday at Citizens Academy, 4:30 p.m..
  • Boys: Lions claw out a 61-60 win over Central Christian.

7-AA Basketball Tournament 

Girls:

  • Championship game, Chattooga. falls to Fannin County, 68-39.

Boys

  • Consolation game: Coosa over Dade County, 58-54.
  • Championship game, Model wins, 55-54, over Chattooga.

Rome girls in region championship Saturday at 5 p.m. at/vs Carrollton. Won 57-38 over Douglas County on Thursday.


LOCAL COLLEGE FOOTBALL

Berry Vikings, 1-0 Saturday’s game now delayed until Feb. 27, at home vs. Rhodes College, 2 p.m.

  • From Rhodes: “After ice forced Rhodes Athletics to move games around last weekend, the city of Memphis has received around 10 inches of snow this week, wreaking havoc for travelers in and around the Mid-South. The record weather conditions across the region have altered every Rhodes contest originally scheduled for Feb. 19-21.”
  • History of the series; Berry holds a 5-2 edge. History
  • Berry’s fan policy. COVID

Shorter HawksFeb 27, at Kennesaw State, 1 p.m.

  • Shorter’s fan policy. COVID

  • “We have released S Ricardo Allen and DE Allen Bailey and have waived QB Kurt Benkert.” atlfal.co.nz/37r0OYo

BASEBALL

Atlanta Braves: Home opener currently set for Friday, April 9, vs. Phillies.

  • A Q & A on spring training and opening dates. MLB
  • The full squad reports Tuesday, Feb. 23.
  • Revised spring training schedule. MLB.com/springschedule.

COMMUNITY

Leprechaun-a-thon 5K and Health Walk returns March 20 with a new name, COVID-safe ‘waves’ of runners and walkers, and lots of green. Expanded details from Parks and Recreation.

Half-off registration this week: If you haven’t registered for the 2021 Commit 2 Fit Leprechaun-a-thon 5K and Health Walk presented by BODYARMOR, now is the perfect time, because half-off registration week runs from today through Saturday, Feb. 20.
Runners can register for $12.50, while walkers can register for $10. Registration can be completed online at runsignup.com or in person at 1 Shorter Ave. While the group discounts don’t apply during half-off week, members registering as groups still get a better discount using the half-off rate. Group registrations must be done in person at 1 Shorter Ave.
As an added bonus, the first 75 people to register for the race or the walk get a special BODYARMOR neck gaiter. The race will have T-shirts and unique race awards as well.
The race is set for Saturday, March 20 with the 5K waves beginning at 5 p.m. Walk waves will start at approximately 5:50 p.m. Participants are encouraged to wear as much green as possible as well as decorate with lots of glowing goodies. Music will be playing and BODYARMOR drinks will be available on the Town Green after the race.


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