Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Atlanta Braves take opener, 11-2, vs. Diamondbacks. 0-2 Falcons at Giants Sunday; tell fans ‘we have 15 more to go.’ High school games this Thursday, Friday.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Atlanta Braves take opener, 11-2, vs. Diamondbacks. 0-2 Falcons at Giants Sunday; tell fans ‘we have 15 more to go.’ High school games this Thursday, Friday.

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.

BASEBALL


HIGH SCHOOL
John McClellan’s high school picks: Cedartown over Calhoun in Thursday night game; another rough night for Rome; big wins for Darlington, Pepperell, ArmucheeMcClellan.
This week’s games:
  • Cedartown at Calhoun (Thursday)
  • Model at Chattooga
  • Carrollton  at Rome
  • Darlington at Kings Ridge Christian
  • Pepperell at Dade County
  • Weaver (Ala.) at Armuchee
  • Coosa at Cherokee County (Ala.)
  • LaFayette at Adairsville
  • Sonoraville at North Murray
  • Fannin County at Gordon Central
  • Bowdon at Trion
  • Off this week: Cartersville, Cass  Rockmart and Woodland..

ATLANTA FALCONS

  • Roster: Falcons re-signed Juwan Green to the practice squad and released Elliott Fry from the practice squad.
  • Next:  At New York Giants, 1 p.m  Sunday. Fox TV, 92.9 FM.

NFL/local players



COMMUNITY SPORTS
Saturday: POWERADE Power Dash 5K and Glow Walk but everyone is in luck as half-off week has arrived. 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. 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 rfpra.com/powerdash.
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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