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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Rome Braves fall 7-2; close season today at 1 p.m. vs. Asheville. John McClellan’s high school picks for Friday. Latest high school rankings. Local, state college games this Saturday.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Rome Braves fall 7-2; close season today at 1 p.m. vs. Asheville. John McClellan’s high school picks for Friday. Latest high school rankings. Local, state college games this Saturday.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m.   BASEBALL   Rome Braves fall 7-2 to Asheville in penultimate game of the season.  Media release: Following an uplifting comeback win on Saturday evening the Braves fell to the Tourists 7-2 Sunday in Game 3 of the series. Asheville got strong… Continue Reading

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Gallery: Asheville tops Rome, 7 to 2. Photos by Mills Fitzner.

Gallery: Asheville tops Rome, 7 to 2. Photos by Mills Fitzner.

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports update. No change in high school rankings: Rockmart no. 1 in 2A, Cartersville no. 2 in 4A, Calhoun no. 3 in 3A, Darlington no. 4 in A-Private and Rome no. 6 in 5A.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports update. No change in high school rankings: Rockmart no. 1 in 2A, Cartersville no. 2 in 4A, Calhoun no. 3 in 3A, Darlington no. 4 in A-Private and Rome no. 6 in 5A.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m.     Rockmart, now 2-0 on the season, remains atop the 2A rankings. No changes for Rome, Cartersville and Calhoun as all were idle last Friday. According to the AJC: 5A: Rome holds at no. 6 with a 0-1 record. 4A: Cartesville… Continue Reading

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Rome Braves top Asheville, 8-4. Georgia beats Vandy, 30-6. Middle school football updates.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Rome Braves top Asheville, 8-4. Georgia beats Vandy, 30-6. Middle school football updates.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m.   BASEBALL   Rome Braves top Asheville, 8-4. Media release: The Rome Braves overcame a four run deficit and torched the Asheville pitching staff for eight unanswered runs in an eventual 8-4 victory at State Mutual Stadium on Saturday evening. After the Tourists… Continue Reading

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Gallery: Rome Braves beat Asheville, 8 to 4. Photos by Mills Fitzner.

Gallery: Rome Braves beat Asheville, 8 to 4. Photos by Mills Fitzner.

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Rome native Mark Whitehead selected as new ‘Mic Man’ for University of Georgia football games

Rome native Mark Whitehead selected as new ‘Mic Man’ for University of Georgia football games

By Natalie Simms nsimmshh@att.net College football is back and fans across the country couldn’t be happier. The University of Georgia will open their football season tonight at Vanderbilt, but when the Bulldogs return home next Saturday, Sept. 7 to host Murray State, there will be a local face on the sidelines. Rome native and Unity Christian… Continue Reading

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: High School football scoreboard. Rome Braves fall to Asheville, eliminated from championship. Georgia opens season at Vandy tonight. Parks and Rec starting men’s flag football league.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: High School football scoreboard. Rome Braves fall to Asheville, eliminated from championship. Georgia opens season at Vandy tonight. Parks and Rec starting men’s flag football league.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m.   BASEBALL Rome Braves fall to Asheville, 4-1. With Rome’s loss and Augusta’s win, Rome is eliminated from the race for 2nd half championship.  Media release: Asheville claimed a 4-1 win in the series opener versus Rome on Friday night. The result kept… Continue Reading

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Gallery: Rome downed 4-1 by Asheville. Photos by Mills Fitzner.

Gallery: Rome downed 4-1 by Asheville. Photos by Mills Fitzner.

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: High School Football Scoreboard. Big wins for Darlington, Sonoraville, Unity, Rockmart and Adairsville.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: High School Football Scoreboard. Big wins for Darlington, Sonoraville, Unity, Rockmart and Adairsville.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m.   HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL Tonight’s games: FINAL: Darlington tops Coosa, 49-0.  FINAL: Sonoraville over Model, 18-10.  FINAL: Unity Christian School beats Dominion Christian, 56-6.  FINAL: Cass falls at Adairsville, 14-7.  FINAL: Rockmart over Central of Carrollton, 51-14.  FINAL: Gordon Central falls… Continue Reading

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Rome Braves win 7-0, still three games out; critical home stand vs. Asheville opens tonight. Georgia Tech falls 52-14. Atlanta Falcons win, 31-12. High school: Tonight’s games; ‘Hal Lamb Field’ to debut Sept. 6.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Rome Braves win 7-0, still three games out; critical home stand vs. Asheville opens tonight. Georgia Tech falls 52-14. Atlanta Falcons win, 31-12. High school: Tonight’s games; ‘Hal Lamb Field’ to debut Sept. 6.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m.   Sept. 6: Calhoun High schedules the unveiling of ‘Hal Lamb Field.” The CHS Band will be loud and proud under the Friday night lights in their new bleachers on the north end zone of Hal Lamb Field at Phil Reeve… Continue Reading

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Rome Braves now three games out with five to play; last four at home vs. first-place Asheville (tie). Georgia Tech opens football season tonight vs. Clemson. Falcons vs. Jaguars in Jacksonville tonight.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Rome Braves now three games out with five to play; last four at home vs. first-place Asheville (tie). Georgia Tech opens football season tonight vs. Clemson. Falcons vs. Jaguars in Jacksonville tonight.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m.   BASEBALL Rome Braves fall 6-4, now three games back with five to play. But: Last four games with no. 1 Asheville.  Media release: Leading Greensboro 4-3 in the 8th inning the Rome Braves appeared to be on the verge of an uplifting come-from-behind… Continue Reading

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Rome Braves fall 3-0; remain two games out of first with six to play. Two Rome Braves make league all-star list. New assistant coaches at Berry.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Rome Braves fall 3-0; remain two games out of first with six to play. Two Rome Braves make league all-star list. New assistant coaches at Berry.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m.     Sierra Rhodes named Berry Swim & Dive Graduate Assistant Coach. Release: The Berry College Swimming & Diving program announced Sierra Rhodes as the team’s new graduate assistant coach this afternoon. Rhodes joins Berry from Delta State University where she completed… Continue Reading

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Rome Braves two games out of first place with seven to play; rematch tonight in Greensboro. High school football updates. Georgia Tech opens season at Clemson Thursday.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Rome Braves two games out of first place with seven to play; rematch tonight in Greensboro. High school football updates. Georgia Tech opens season at Clemson Thursday.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m.   HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL John McClellan’s high school football picks: Darlington over Coosa, Model to fall, another W for Rockmart; Rome, Cartersville, Calhoun off. McClellan 2019 high school football schedules: Every local school. Schedules BASEBALL   Rome Braves edge Greensboro 1-0, two games… Continue Reading

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John McClellan’s high school football picks: Darlington over Coosa, Model to fall, another W for Rockmart; Rome, Cartersville, Calhoun off.

John McClellan’s high school football picks: Darlington over Coosa, Model to fall, another W for Rockmart; Rome, Cartersville, Calhoun off.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m.   By John McClellan For Hometown Headlines Darlington’s win over Pepperell, Unity Christian’s dominating victory over Peachtree Academy, and strong performances by Calhoun and Rockmart highlighted a full opening weekend of high school football in Northwest Georgia. Armuchee, Coosa, Model and… Continue Reading

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Rome Braves close home stand with 4-3 win; enter final week of the regular season. John McClellan’s high school picks for this Friday.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Rome Braves close home stand with 4-3 win; enter final week of the regular season. John McClellan’s high school picks for this Friday.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m.   HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL John McClellan’s high school football picks: Darlington over Coosa, Model to fall, another W for Rockmart; Rome, Cartersville, Calhoun off. McClellan Rockmart jumps to no. 1 in the state in AA; Rome slips from no. 2 to no.… Continue Reading

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Gallery: Rome Braves clips Columbia, 4 to 3. Photos by Mills Fitzner.

Gallery: Rome Braves clips Columbia, 4 to 3. Photos by Mills Fitzner.

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