Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Atlanta Braves fall to Cubs, 13-4; rematch tonight. Red over Black in Georgia’s G-Day game. White over Crimson in Alabama’s spring game.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Atlanta Braves fall to Cubs, 13-4; rematch tonight. Red over Black in Georgia’s G-Day game. White over Crimson in Alabama’s spring game.

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.

The Red Team came away with the G-Day Game victory on Saturday at Sanford Stadium. (Photo from UGA Athletics)

From UGA Athletics: Quarterback JT Daniels passed for more than 300 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Red past the Black 28-23 in Georgia’s G-Day Game on Saturday in front of 20,524 at Dooley Field at Sanford Stadium. Daniels went 28-of-41 for 324 yards with touchdown passes to receivers Adonai MitchellKearis Jackson, and Demetris Robertson. Game recap


TENNIS

High school tennis finals coming to Rome: The Georgia High School Association’s state championships in tennis will be played at the Rome Tennis Center at Berry College on May. 8. The schedule:

  • Girls Report at 8-8:30 a.m; play at 9 a.m.
  • Boys Report at noon-12:30 p.m.; play at 1 p.m.
  • Tickets: $5. Tickets will be sold exclusively on GoFan, no cash sales at site.

27 men’s and women’s tennis teams from Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) schools will be in Rome for the 2021 ACC Tennis Championships at the Rome Tennis Center at Berry College, April 21-25. But local fans will have to catch all the action via live stream since spectators will not be allowed at the event because of COVID protocols. ACC Tennis 


BASEBALL

Atlanta Braves 

  • Saturday: Braves fall 13-4 to Cubs.
  • Next: Today at 7:08 p.m. at Chicago. Off on Monday.

Rome Braves 2021 season:

  • Rome Braves plan 3 nights of fireworks, 8 nights with bobbleheads and food/drink specials in 2021 season. Also: Single-game tickets are now on sale. 2021
  • Season starts May 4 on the road; home opener is May 18 vs. Bowling Green. 2021 schedule

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

SEC Spring Football Games.
  • Alabama: White over Crimson, 13-10, during Saturday’s A-Day game. Recap
  • Georgia: Red team over Black team, 28-23, during Saturday’s G-Day game. Recap

Georgia Tech spring game April 23:

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

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL

  • May 13: Darlington’s spring scrimmage, 7 p.m. at home vs. North Murray.
  • May 14: Rome High’s Red and Gold Scrimmage is May 14.

Camps


COLLEGE BASKETBALL:

GHC women advance to national basketball playoffs: The Georgia Highlands Chargers women’s team faces no. 20 seed Southern Idaho at 7 p.m. on April 19. in the NJCAA National Tournament in Lubbock, Texas. Chargers


ATLANTA FALCONS

MEETINGS

Georgia High School Association meeting is April 19.  Agenda


COMMUNITY

Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation and Darlington School play host to two of Major League Baseball’s youth events: The Jr. Home Run Derby and 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.
  • Junior 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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