Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Friday night scores; Calhoun opens the weekend with a 31-7 win over Cedartown,

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Friday night scores; Calhoun opens the weekend with a 31-7 win over Cedartown,

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.

Friday night scores:

  • Model falls to Chattooga, 49-21.
  • Rome rebounds, beats Carrollton, 45-27.
  • Darlington over Kings Ridge Christian, 21-14
  • Pepperell edged by Dade County, 21-20.
  • Armuchee all over Weaver (Ala.), 45-7 (fourth quarter)
  • Coosa pounded by Cherokee County (Ala.), 53-0.
  • LaFayette falls to Adairsville, 22-6.

John McClellan’s high school picks:  How did John pick’em Friday night?  McClellan.



The Atlanta Braves drop finale in Phoenix, 6-4. Media release: Instead of cruising to another win and completing a four-game sweep, the Braves were left wondering how everything seemed to go wrong so quickly in the 6-4 loss to the D-backs on Thursday afternoon at Chase Field. Carson Kelly hit a three-run homer off Jacob Webb and Daulton Varsho tallied an RBI double in the five-run seventh inning that allowed the D-backs to end this series with a comeback win. The Braves bid adieu to a four-game winning streak and a chance to strengthen their NL East lead with 11 games remaining.

  • Next:  At Padres through Sunday.
  • Roster:

Rome Braves: Season over. What’s next:  2022 schedule.

Saturday: POWERADE Power Dash 5K and Glow Walk; packet pickup starts tonight. 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 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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