Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Rome Braves open season in Winston-Salem on Tuesday; what you need to know. Atlanta Braves fall 7-2 to Blue Jays; off today. Latest update on high school baseball state tournaments.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Rome Braves open season in Winston-Salem on Tuesday; what you need to know. Atlanta Braves fall 7-2 to Blue Jays; off today. Latest update on high school baseball state tournaments.

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.

Kanekoa Texeira, the Braves’ new manager.

The ‘High A’ Braves open the season Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Winston-Salem Dash; home opener May 18 vs. Bowling Green Hot Rods.

  •  Meet the ’21 Rome Braves — 7 top 30 Atlanta prospects including 16 pitchers, 2 catchers, 7 infielders and 5 outfielders. Roster
  • The Winston-Salem series: Tuesday through Sunday; weeknights at 7 p.m., Saturday at 6 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. (Also known as Truist Stadium).
  • About the Dash: Explore the website.
  • How to listen: No local radio this year. You’ll hear each game of the series at wsdash.com/broadcast.
  • The 2021 Rome Braves are managed by Kanekoa Texeira. Please click here for the updated roster.
  • 120-game season features 60 home games (before playoffs). 2021 schedule
  • 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
  • The High A East: The Rome Braves are now the “high A” affiliate of the Atlanta Braves.

Atlanta Braves fall 7-2 to Toronto.  In his 1st at-bat of the year, William Contreras got his 1st RBI for Atlanta’s 1st run of the game in the 2nd.

High school, round two:

  • 2A bracket: Pepperell vs. Callaway; Model vs. Bremen
  • 3A bracket: Sonoraville vs. Franklin County
  • 4A bracket: Cedartown vs. Flowery Branch
  • 5A bracket: Cartersville vs. Decatur, Calhoun vs. Greenbrier

ATLANTA FALCONS

From the Atlanta Falcons:  Draft class gallery (click)

SEC and the draft: Another huge year for conference stars. SEC

NFL News: Former Darlington and Calhoun High star Landon Rice (Auburn, then Jacksonville State) is said to be in the mix with the Denver Broncos as an undrafted free agent.


HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS

Saturday: 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. 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.

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL/spring

  • May 13: Darlington’s spring scrimmage, 7 p.m. at home vs. North Murray.
  • May 14: Rome High’s Red and Gold Scrimmage
  • May 14: Coosa High ‘Eagles under the Lights.’
  • May 15: Armuchee v Woodland (Ala.) at Jacksonville State University, 11 a.m.

Camps

The Darlington Youth Football Camp will be held June 1-4 from 9 a.m.-noon each day and is free for all boys ages 6-14.  Registration forms can be found at www.darlingtonschool.org under Summer Programs or email tatha@darlingtonschool.org.

Fall 2021

Georgia High School Association posts 2021 fall football schedules. Please click here to double check on the schedules most teams already have posted on their respective social media accounts. Most teams begin play on Aug. 20.

  • Unity Christian: Please click here for the Lions’ fall schedule, also starting Aug. 20.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

SEC schedules football media days for July 19-22. Tentative schedule


 


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