Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Braves take two from Washington; off today; open home season Friday night. Links to The Masters; web and TV updates. Plus updates on Berry, Falcons and community sports.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Braves take two from Washington; off today; open home season Friday night. Links to The Masters; web and TV updates. Plus updates on Berry, Falcons and community sports.

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.


BASEBALL

Atlanta Braves take double-header vs. Washington —  game 1, 7-6; game 2, 2-0.  Atlanta rode a 5-run 2nd to win Game 1, then Huascar Ynoa and Pablo Sandoval handled business in Game 2.

  • Home opener: Friday, April 9, 7:20 p.m. vs. Phillies. Crowd: 33% capacity.

Rome Braves 2021 season:

  • Season starts May 4 on the road; home opener is May 18 vs. Bowling Green. 2021 schedule
  • Meet the other teams in the Rome Braves’ new baseball home, the High-A East. The Dozen.

THE MASTERS

How to track golf’s greatest weekend. The Masters

Click for the leader board.

Watch it live.

Live Coverage On TV And Radio

  • ESPN, 3-7 p.m. live and replay from 8-11 p.m.
  • CBS highlights, 11:35-11:50 p.m.
  • CBS Radio, 2-7 p.m.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

SEC Spring Football Games on April 17:
  • 1 p.m., Alabama on ESPN.
  • 2 p.m., Georgia on SEC Network.

Georgia Tech spring game April 23:

  •  6 p.m. at Bobby Dodd Stadium; ACC Network.

LOCAL COLLEGES


ATLANTA FALCONS

The Atlanta Falcons: 

  • What to know about the NFL Draft beginning April 29. Draft

MEETINGS

Georgia High School Association meeting is April 19.  Agenda


COMMUNITY

This month, Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation and Darlington School play host to two of Major League Baseball’s youth events:
  • The Jr. Home Run Derby
  • Pitch, Hit and Run Competition for Rome and Floyd County.
Boys and girls show off their skills and abilities in these free and fun competitions at the local level with the opportunity to advance and compete at the regional level.
Hit it out of the park with the Jr. Home Run Derby on Wednesday, April 21 at Darlington School with first pitch set for 5 p.m. Kids age 14 and under compete in the Jr. Home Run Derby showing off their slugging skills. Awards given to the top competitors of the two age groups: 12U and 14U. Register for the Jr. Home Run Derby today at rfpra.com/jrhd.
The Pitch, Hit and Run Competition is the one for you to show off your all around baseball skills. Set to take place on Wednesday, April 28 at 6 p.m. boys and girls age 14 and under compete at the Alto Park Complex to see who has the most accurate strike in the game, furthest hit from a stationary tee, and quickest base running times from starting at home plate to finishing at home plate. Local winners can advance to the regional level competition. Register today to show off your baseball skills at rfpra.com/pitchhitrun.
For all the details on these two events or to register, visit our web site at rfpra.com. Registration must be done prior to event day. Both competitions age cut off is July 17, 2021. For more information, contact Jeremiah Blanton at BlantonS@floydcountyga.org.

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