Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Rome Braves start final roadie of 2021 in Asheville tonight; Atlanta hosts Nationals; new contract for Charlie Morton. COVID cancel Trion/Dade County game. High school updates. Community sports.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Rome Braves start final roadie of 2021 in Asheville tonight; Atlanta hosts Nationals; new contract for Charlie Morton. COVID cancel Trion/Dade County game. High school updates. Community sports.

Truett’s Chick-fli-A, 264 Shorter Ave., 6 a.m.-10 p.m. Self-serve, drive-through, curbside, Door Dash.
Mount Berry Mall, 7 a.m. curbside breakfast; 9 a.m. inside; open until 8:30 p.m. Shipping Container, 6 a.m.-10 p.m. All Monday-Saturday.


HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL

From Cartersville Football: “What does your Superintendent do on their day off? Ours helps our kickers get better. Thank you @MarcFeuerbach for pouring into our young men. @cvilleschoolsys” Feuerbach was a former director at Premier Kicking.

John McClellan’s high school picks: In prime time TV games this week, 7-point wins for Rome, Cartersville. Rough night for Darlington? McClellan

This Fridays scheduled games:

  • Collins Hill at Rome
  • Heard County at Darlington
  • Model at Haralson County
  • Pickens at Coosa
  •  Creekside at Cartersville
  • Adairsville at Murray County
  • Cass at Temple
  • North Springs at Woodland
  • Calhoun at Ridgeland
  • New Manchester at Cedartown
  • Coahulla Creek at Rockmart
  • Chattooga at Northwest Whitfield
  • Canceled by COVID: Trion at Dade County
  • Off this week: Armuchee, Gordon Central, Pepperell, Sonoraville  and Unity Christian.

Georgia High School Association meets at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. The agenda includes:

  • Proposal to amend the Preamble to the GHSA By-Laws on page 14 of the Constitution by adding a new subparagraph “D”
    to read as follows: “Nothing in the By-Laws of the GHSA is intended to give any individual students of GHSA member schools
    any due process or other rights as only member schools are entitled to any notice or opportunity to be heard in any questions
    coming before the GHSA. No student of GHSA member schools shall have any rights or benefits under these By-Laws as a
    third party beneficiary or otherwise.” (GHSA Office)
  • Proposal to amend Article IV, Section 9 on page 12 of the GHSA Constitution by adding a new subparagraph “J” to read as
    follows: “Nothing in the Constitution of the GHSA is intended to give any individual students of GHSA member schools any
    due process or other rights as only member schools are entitled to any notice or opportunity to be heard in any questions
    coming before the GHSA. No student of GHSA member schools shall have any rights or benefits under this Constitution as
    a third party beneficiary or otherwise.” (GHSA Office)

BASEBALL

Rome Braves’ begin final road series of the season tonight at Asheville. 

  • What’s next:  In Asheville today through Sept. 12. Final home series begins Sept. 14 vs. Hickory (seven games).
  • Roster moves:  None.

The Atlanta Braves 

  • What’s next:  Off Monday; host Nationals Tuesday-Thursday.
  • Roster:  The Atlanta Braves on Monday signed right-hander Charlie Morton to a one-year contract worth $20 million with a $20 million club option for 2023 that does not include a buyout. Morton, 37, is 13-5 with a 3.47 ERA in 28 games this season for the Braves.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

  • Next: At LaGrange, 2 p.m. Saturday
  • Next: At Albany State, 7 p.m. Saturday.

COMMUNITY SPORTS
Sept. 25: Power Dash returns. Pull out your cape, mask, best superhero pose and of course your running or walking shoes, grab some glowing bracelets and necklaces and get ready for the 2021 edition of the POWERADE Power Dash 5K and Glow WalkThe race returns to Ridge Ferry Park on Saturday, Sept. 25, with a new twist. This year, the race and walk begin later in the evening and the course will feature lots of glowing goodness turning the event into a fun glowtastic run and walk. Expanded details
Oct. 4: Habitat for Humanity – Coosa Valley will host the second annual Drive One FORE Habitat golf tournament in celebration of World Habitat Day on Monday, Oct. 4. The tournament will be held at Stonebridge Golf Club and registration is open and sponsor opportunities are still available to local businesses.
  • Hole Sponsor – $150
  • Team Entry – $300
  • Team & Hole Sponsor – $400
  • Event Sponsor – $500 (Limited available)
  • Presenting Sponsor – $2,500 (One available)
All proceeds go toward our current home builds in South and North Rome. With your support, families can build strength, stability and independence with Habitat for Humanity by building a safe and secure place to call home. For more information, check out our website, www.habitatcoosavalley.org or call 706.378.0030.
Oct. 8: From Rome Floyd Parks and Recreation: A long-standing golf tradition returns to the links at Stonebridge Golf Course on Friday, Oct. 8 as the Willard Nixon Sports Hall of Fame Golf Tournament sponsored by Rome Orthopedic Center tees off.
The event features a four-man scramble with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Team entry fees are $325. The fee covers all greens fees, cart fees, range balls and a pre-event lunch. All money raised from the golf tournament goes to help fund the ROC Pinson Family Student Athlete Scholarship. These scholarships recognize college-bound male and female seniors from seven local schools that have excelled in athletics, academics and public service during their school career. Along with team fees, hole sponsorships are being offered for $100 per hole.
This event also features several golfers who are members of the Rome-Floyd Sports Hall of Fame, allowing others the chance to see and talk to some local sports legends. The scholarship has helped distribute more than $20,000 in scholarship money to local students for more than 20 years.
For more information or to download the entry form, please visit rfpra.com.

 

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