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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves edge Kannapolis 5-4 on Saturday; playoff lead grows to 1.5 games. Today: Rome at home at 2 p.m vs. Kannapolis.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves edge Kannapolis 5-4 on Saturday; playoff lead grows to 1.5 games. Today: Rome at home at 2 p.m vs. Kannapolis.

HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS   Rome Braves edge Kannapolis, 5-4. Media release: The Rome Braves walked off a win Saturday night at State Mutual Stadium with a run in the bottom of the ninth before a crowd of 2,593. The Braves took an early 1-0 advantage in the first inning on a… Continue Reading

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Braves win in a walkoff, 5-4. Photos by Mills Fitzner.

Braves win in a walkoff, 5-4. Photos by Mills Fitzner.

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves fall 8-3 to Kannapolis in rain delayed game. Rematch tonight at 6 p.m.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves fall 8-3 to Kannapolis in rain delayed game. Rematch tonight at 6 p.m.

HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS Rome Braves fall 8-3 to Kannapolis in Friday’s rain delayed game. Media release: The Rome Braves fell to the Kannapolis Intimidators 8-3 Friday evening at State Mutual Stadium before a crowd of 2,178. The game began 49 minutes late due to storms in the Northwest Georgia area.… Continue Reading

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Rome Braves fall to Kannapolis, 8-3.  Photos by Mills Fitzner

Rome Braves fall to Kannapolis, 8-3. Photos by Mills Fitzner

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves win 8-6; take series, two games to one. Open three-game home stand tonight vs. Kappanpolis. Atlanta opens series at Dodgers tonight.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves win 8-6; take series, two games to one. Open three-game home stand tonight vs. Kappanpolis. Atlanta opens series at Dodgers tonight.

HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS Rome Braves win Thursday, 8-6; take series, two games to one vs. Asheville.  Media release: The Asheville Tourists fell to the Rome Braves on Thursday night by a final score of 8-6. Rome built a 7-1 lead before the Tourists reeled off five unanswered runs. The… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves rebound, win 7-2 over Asheville; rematch tonight at 7:05 p.m. Up next: Three-game home stand vs. Kannapolis.  Also: Local college updates.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves rebound, win 7-2 over Asheville; rematch tonight at 7:05 p.m. Up next: Three-game home stand vs. Kannapolis. Also: Local college updates.

HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS   Rome Braves bounce back with 7-1 win over Asheville; rubber game tonight. Media release: The Asheville Tourists fell to the Rome Braves 7-1 on Wednesday night thanks to another brilliant starting pitching performance from Rome’s Huascar Ynoa. The right-hander spun six shutout innings and struck… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports extra: Berry Athletics Director Todd Brooks resigning; just completed Vikings’ most decorated year in SAA competition.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports extra: Berry Athletics Director Todd Brooks resigning; just completed Vikings’ most decorated year in SAA competition.

HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS Here’s a shocker from Berry College this morning. Todd Brooks, the athletic director behind much of the Vikings’ success on and off the competitive fields for most of the past 20 years, is leaving the college effective July 1. The Vikings just wrapped  its… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves have an all-star squad of their own with six players selected. Braves fall 11-6 to Asheville, rematch tonight. Honors for pair of Berry softball stars.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves have an all-star squad of their own with six players selected. Braves fall 11-6 to Asheville, rematch tonight. Honors for pair of Berry softball stars.

HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS Rome Braves send a league-leading six players to the South Atlantic League All-Star game June 19. The Rome All-Stars are: Pitchers – Bruce Zimmermann, Walter Borkovich, Kelvin Rodriguez and Freddy Tarnok.  Position players include: Riley Delgado (infield) and Drew Waters (outfielder). All-Stars Rome Braves hit hard, fall 11-6 to open… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves send a league-leading six players to the South Atlantic League All-Star game June 19.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves send a league-leading six players to the South Atlantic League All-Star game June 19.

HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS Media release: The South Atlantic League has released the members of the 2018 All-Star team and six members of the Rome Braves have been selected for this tremendous honor.   Eric Krupa, league president, announced the rosters earlier today for the 59th Annual SAL All-Star Game… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Cedartown’s Nick Chubb signs four-year deal with Browns worth $7.4 million. Anthony Seigler of Cartersville High drafted by the Yankees. Rome Braves on the road tonight through Thursday at Asheville.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Cedartown’s Nick Chubb signs four-year deal with Browns worth $7.4 million. Anthony Seigler of Cartersville High drafted by the Yankees. Rome Braves on the road tonight through Thursday at Asheville.

HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS Cedartown’s Nick Chubb signs with the Cleveland Browns: Cleveland.com reports that ” Browns No. 35 overall pick Nick Chubb, who will share the running back load with Carlos Hyde and Duke Johnson this season, has signed his four-year rookie deal worth about $7,432, 092. It includes a… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves earn three-game sweep vs. Columbia; off today, start three-game set in Asheville Tuesday. Another walkoff winner by Charlie Culberson for Atlanta Braves.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves earn three-game sweep vs. Columbia; off today, start three-game set in Asheville Tuesday. Another walkoff winner by Charlie Culberson for Atlanta Braves.

HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS BASEBALL Rome Braves sweep visiting Fireflies thanks to Sunday’s 5-3 win. Media release: Sunday afternoon at State Mutual Stadium was a good one for Braves fans. Rome topped the Columbia Fireflies 5-3 to sweep the three game series before 1,737 fans. It’s the first series sweep for the Braves… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves win 3-1 over Columbia, go for series sweep today. Updates on summer sports camps, community events.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves win 3-1 over Columbia, go for series sweep today. Updates on summer sports camps, community events.

HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS BASEBALL Rome Braves get another win over Columbia, 3-1, on Saturday. Media release: The Rome Braves edged the Columbia Fireflies Saturday evening at State Mutual Stadium 3-1 before a crowd of 2,943. Columbia got on the board in the first inning as Wuilmer Becerra singled home a… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves lifted to 7-1 win behind Mike Soroka’s pitching. Berry volleyball player headed to Brazil. Community sports updates.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves lifted to 7-1 win behind Mike Soroka’s pitching. Berry volleyball player headed to Brazil. Community sports updates.

HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS BASEBALL Rome Braves top Columbia, 7-1. Media release: The Rome Braves began the month of June just like the months of April and May, with a win. Rome topped Columbia Friday evening at State Mutual Stadium 7-1 before a crowd of 2,092. The Braves plated three runs… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves fall 4-1 to Tourists; Atlanta’s Mike Soroka on the mound tonight at State Mutual. Community sports updates.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves fall 4-1 to Tourists; Atlanta’s Mike Soroka on the mound tonight at State Mutual. Community sports updates.

HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS BASEBALL Rome Braves fall in finale with Tourists, 4-1. Media release: The Asheville Tourists defeated the Rome Braves Thursday night at State Mutual Stadium 4-1 before a crowd of 1,655. In a pitcher’s duel until the sixth inning, Asheville cracked the scoreboard on Casey Golden’s RBI single giving the Tourists… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves pound Tourists, 9-1; rematch Thursday at 7 at State Mutual. Atlanta’s Mike Soroka to pitch in Rome Friday as part of rehab assignment. Local college sports updates.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves pound Tourists, 9-1; rematch Thursday at 7 at State Mutual. Atlanta’s Mike Soroka to pitch in Rome Friday as part of rehab assignment. Local college sports updates.

HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS BASEBALL Rome Braves Media release: The Rome Braves defeated the Asheville Tourists 9-1 Wednesday afternoon at State Mutual Stadium before a crowd of 1,175. The Braves bats continue to be hot and enjoyed a 15 hit attack. Rome has had 36 hits over the last two games with Asheville.… Continue Reading

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