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.
Rome’s Office of Tourism and Rome Sports announce the 2021 USATF National Youth Outdoor Championships will be held June 23-26 at Barron Stadium and the throw center on Riverside Parkway. It is expected to draw participants from across the United States; 8,000 student athletes have registered for the event. They will stay in Rome and surrounding communities. Athletes will participate in running, throwing, and jumping events daily. Daily admission is $12 for adults, $8 for children ages 7-12 and free for children 6 and under. Tickets can be purchased at the Barron Stadium Box Office Monday, June 21 from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Tuesday, June 22 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; the box office will also be open daily during the event. For more information about the event, visit USATF.org
The Rome Braves edged 6-5 by Ashville Tourists. Media release: A ninth-inning score served as the difference tonight, as the Asheville Tourists (14-18) knocked off the Rome Braves (17-16) 6-5 at State Mutual Stadium. Asheville never trailed in the matchup, utilizing a quick start and solid middle innings to hold on for the one-run triumph. This gives the Tourists their first win in Game 3 of the week-long series against the R-Braves.
- Up next: Tonight at State Mutual Stadium vs. the Asheville Tourists; 7 p.m. first pitch; 6 p.m Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday).
- Mills Fitzner’s home game photos.
- Roster moves: Rome Braves right-handed pitcher Tanner Gordon has been sent to Low-A Augusta. Gordon tallied an 0-2 record and accumulated a 5.82 ERA in 21.2 innings pitched for Rome.The Rome roster has 29 active players, 3 injured, and 1 inactive. Roster
Atlanta Braves went to the 10th vs. the Phillies; took the lead but lost 4-3. It was the second walk-off win for Philadelphia in a row.
- Next: At Marlins: 7:10 p.m. Friday, 4:10 p.m. Saturday, 1:10 p.m. Sunday. Off Monday.
Some dates to remember for local, state college teams:
Hawks host 76ers in best-of-seven series, teams tied at 1-1. Game 3 at Atlanta at 7:30 tonight; also on ESPN. Game 4 is Monday, at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m., TNT.
The Atlanta Hawks announced that their Eastern Conference Semifinals Game 3 showdown against the Philadelphia 76ers set for tonight has officially sold out. Game 4 on Monday, June 14 is rapidly approaching a sell-out.
Berry Athletics announces assistant baseball coach Kellen Greer as the new head baseball coach at Southern Athletic Association peer, Oglethorpe University.
Kellen Greer Named Oglethorpe University's Head Baseball Coach https://t.co/lJTWWhwfU6
— Berry Athletics (@BerryVikings) June 10, 2021
Saturday: Cave Spring Festival Road Race. https://www.wire2wirerunning.com/ Join us June 12 for the 5k , mile or walk. Afterward peruse the arts festival, free with your T-shirt, experience historical attractions, unique culinary and gift experiences . Try the trails, swim or ride the creek, tour the cave or just relax in the cool and beautiful Rolater Park. For more: John9897@gmail.com 706 331 9753.
June 19: A Race to Remember benefits A Night to Remember Foundation and is a Peachtree Roadrace qualifier. Register here. This 5k travels along the beautiful Etowah and Oostanaula Rivers. Starting and Finishing at the Courtyard Rome Riverwalk, Heroes or Villains costumes encouraged.