Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: 7 o’clock first pitch for Rome Braves-Crawdads tonight. Atlanta Braves fall 3-2 in 10 innings. Community sports updates.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: 7 o’clock first pitch for Rome Braves-Crawdads tonight. Atlanta Braves fall 3-2 in 10 innings. Community sports updates.

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.

It was tarp time again Wednesday at State Mutual Stadium. Here’s a photo from June of another rainout. Photo by Mills Fitzner.
Rome Braves to play just one, nine-inning game tonight. Media release: Tonight’s game between the Rome Braves (55-59) and the Hickory Crawdads (45-67) has been altered to a single nine-inning game beginning at 7 p.m.
  • What’s next:  Today through Sunday vs. Hickory.
  • Rome Braves release 2022 season schedule, including April 8 start and home for Independence Day. Expanded release.
  • Roster moves:  

The Atlanta Braves fall 3-2 in 10 innings. Steady drizzle for much of the game. 

  • What’s next: At Giants through Sunday.
  • Roster:

  • Roster: The Falcons have signed OL Danny Isidora, DL Mike Pennel and OL Bryan Witzmann to the practice squad and have released K Elliott Fry, WR Juwan Green and TE David Wells from the practice squad.
  • Next:  At Tampa Bay, 4:05 p.m  Sept. 12. Fox TV, 92.9 FM.
  • Falcons’ 2021 schedule.
  • Trevor Lawrence and the Jaguars. Jacksonville
  • Nick Chubb and the Browns, 33-29. Cleveland

John McClellan’s high school picks: Rome to rebound; Ws for all the ranked local teams; first win of the season for Pepperell. McClellan.
This Friday’s games:

  • Class 6A Number 8 Rome (2-1, 0-0) at South Paulding (2-1, 0-0)
  • Heritage of Catoosa (2-0) at Class A Private Number 10 Darlington (2-1)
  • Temple (0-2) at Pepperell (0-3)
  • Southeast Whitfield (1-3) at Armuchee (2-0)
  • Praise Academy (2-1) at Unity Christian School (2-1)
  • Cherokee (2-2) at Class 5A Number 3 Cartersville (3-0)
  • Ridgeland (1-3) at Cass (2-2)
  • Woodland (1-3) v. Chamblee (3-1) at North DeKalb Stadium
  • Class 5A Number 7 Calhoun (2-1) at Woodstock (0-4)
  • Rockmart (2-1, 1-0) at Sonoraville (2-0, 0-0)
  • Gordon Central (0-3) at Gordon Lee (1-2)
  • Class 4A Number 6 Cedartown (2-0) at Heard County (3-1)
  • Cedar Bluff (Ala.) (2-0) at Trion (3-0)
  • Chattooga (0-2) at Heritage of Newnan (0-2)
  • Off this week: Adairsville (3-0), Coosa (0-3),  Model (1-3)

Time is running out to register for this year’s POWERADE Power Dash 5K and Glow Walk but everyone is in luck as half-off week has arrived. If you haven’t registered, now is the perfect time because walkers can now register for $10 and runners can now register for $12.50. Registration is happening now at or at 1 Shorter Ave. The race and glow walk are set for Saturday, Sept. 25 at Ridge Ferry Park with the 5K beginning at approximately 7:15 p.m. followed by the glow walk at 7:35 p.m. The race and walk will both have measures in place to mitigate the spread of COVID. The event also features a flat, fast course that serves as Peachtree qualifier along with the added fun of lots of lights and glowing arches marking the trails and cool age group awards along with plenty of ice cold POWERADE and water at the finish. Regular registration ends Sunday, Sept. 19 at 11 p.m. Packet pick-up and late registration is set for Thursday, Sept. 23 and Friday, Sept. 24 from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Parks and Recreation headquarters at 1 Shorter Ave. For more information, visit
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, 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


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