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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports. As Touki Toussaint prepares to pitch tonight for the Rome Braves, Mills Fitzner shares 7 photos from his 2016 championship run here. Honors for Rome reliever. Atlanta opens two-game set with Red Sox at home.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports. As Touki Toussaint prepares to pitch tonight for the Rome Braves, Mills Fitzner shares 7 photos from his 2016 championship run here. Honors for Rome reliever. Atlanta opens two-game set with Red Sox at home.

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. BASEBALL Touki Toussaint was one of the stars of the 2016 South Atlantic League champion Rome Braves in 2016. Rome photographer Mills Fitzner shares seven photos from… Continue Reading

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Rome Braves Sunday photo gallery by Mills Fitzner: The fun was there but the game was a blowout by the Tourists, 9-0.

Rome Braves Sunday photo gallery by Mills Fitzner: The fun was there but the game was a blowout by the Tourists, 9-0.

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports. Rome Braves upended 9-0 by Tourists but take series, four games to two. Atlanta Braves’ Touki Toussaint to pitch with Rome Braves Tuesday night as part of his rehab assignment.Atlanta Braves stop skid, beat Marlins 6-4. Both teams off today. Former Berry Vikings pitcher Collin McHugh gets 800th Major League strikeout.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports. Rome Braves upended 9-0 by Tourists but take series, four games to two. Atlanta Braves’ Touki Toussaint to pitch with Rome Braves Tuesday night as part of his rehab assignment.Atlanta Braves stop skid, beat Marlins 6-4. Both teams off today. Former Berry Vikings pitcher Collin McHugh gets 800th Major League strikeout.

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. BASEBALL   Rome Braves hammered 9-0 by Asheville Sunday but take series, four games to two. Media release: The visiting Asheville Tourists (15-20) jumped on top early and poured it… Continue Reading

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports update: Atlanta Braves’ Touki Toussaint to pitch with Rome Braves Tuesday night as part of his rehab assignment.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports update: Atlanta Braves’ Touki Toussaint to pitch with Rome Braves Tuesday night as part of his rehab assignment.

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.   In context: This will be a homecoming of sorts of Touki Toussaint who was a popular member of the 2016 edition of the Rome Braves before starting… Continue Reading

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From the stands: A double header and Beach Night with the Rome Braves. Photos by Mills Fitzner.

From the stands: A double header and Beach Night with the Rome Braves. Photos by Mills Fitzner.

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Rome Braves take two from Asheville. On-the-field photos from Mills Fitzner.

Rome Braves take two from Asheville. On-the-field photos from Mills Fitzner.

Game photos by Mills Fitzner. Continue Reading

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports. Rome Braves take double header vs. Tourists Saturday night; series finale today at 2 p.m. Atlanta Braves lose fourth straight. Cave Spring Festival Road Race results; 6 area residents in top 10.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports. Rome Braves take double header vs. Tourists Saturday night; series finale today at 2 p.m. Atlanta Braves lose fourth straight. Cave Spring Festival Road Race results; 6 area residents in top 10.

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. BASEBALL   Rome Braves takes game one, 6-2, over Tourists. 5-run in fifth enough to win game two, 5-2. Media release: The Rome Braves (19-16) swept the Asheville Tourists… Continue Reading

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports. Rome Braves-Tourists delayed again; double header today beginning at 4 p.m. Former Berry football player named an assistant coach at Rhodes. New girls golf coach at Rome High.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports. Rome Braves-Tourists delayed again; double header today beginning at 4 p.m. Former Berry football player named an assistant coach at Rhodes. New girls golf coach at Rome High.

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. BASEBALL Rome Braves-Tourists delayed by field conditions; play two today beginning at 4 p.m. Media release: For the second time in four nights, the Rome Braves (17-16) were unable… Continue Reading

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Asheville tops Rome, 6-5. Photos by Mills Fitzner.

Asheville tops Rome, 6-5. Photos by Mills Fitzner.

Mills Fitzner’s photo gallery from Thursday’s 6-5 Asheville over Rome game. Continue Reading

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports. USA Track & Field event expects to draw big crowd in Rome June 23-26. Rome Braves edged 6-5. Atlanta Braves fall again in late innings, 4-3.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports. USA Track & Field event expects to draw big crowd in Rome June 23-26. Rome Braves edged 6-5. Atlanta Braves fall again in late innings, 4-3.

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… Continue Reading

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Rome Braves take two from Asheville. Photos by Mills Fitzner.

Rome Braves take two from Asheville. Photos by Mills Fitzner.

Photos by Mills Fitzner. Continue Reading

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports. Rome Braves take two from visiting Tourists. Atlanta Braves fall in walkoff by Phillies. State athletic directors remember Phil Jones.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports. Rome Braves take two from visiting Tourists. Atlanta Braves fall in walkoff by Phillies. State athletic directors remember Phil Jones.

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. BASEBALL   The Rome Braves and Asheville Tourists . Media release: The Rome Braves (17-15) took both games of a Wednesday night doubleheader against the Asheville Tourists (13-18). Rome won… Continue Reading

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Georgia Highlands’ sports chief David Mathis — who’s touched about every level of local athletics — retiring Aug. 31.

Georgia Highlands’ sports chief David Mathis — who’s touched about every level of local athletics — retiring Aug. 31.

  In context: One of the people powering the sports hub of Rome and Floyd County is retiring this summer. David Mathis — a mainstay at Georgia Highlands, the Christmas basketball tournament, parks and recreation board and just about every other sports connection in town, will step down at GHC on Aug. 31. He follows… Continue Reading

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