HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS / CAMPS
- Rome Braves get 4-2 win over Augusta; goes for series sweep. Media release: The Rome Braves defeated the Augusta GreenJackets 4-2 Wednesday afternoon at State Mutual Stadium before a crowd of 2,407. Rome started right where they left off from last night, taking an early 2-0 lead in the first inning, thanks to an RBI double by Brett Cumberland and an RBI single by Anthony Concepcion. The Greenjackets countered in the top of the second with a Michael Bernal RBI single to make it a 2-1 game. The Braves then came back to score one in the fifth after Cristian Pache scored on a double play, and one in the sixth on a Kevin Josephina sacrifice fly to make it a 4-1 game. Augusta scored a run in the ninth but Brandon White was able to shut them down after that for the 4-2 victory. Braves starter Ian Anderson pitched well, going five innings giving up one run on three hits. Anderson (4-4) picked up the win for the Braves while Garrett Williams takes the loss for Augusta. Brandon White (6) picks up the save.
- Next up: Home vs. Augusta at 7 tonight. Greenville in town at 7 p.m. Friday, 6 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday.
- Mills Fitzner’s home game photo gallery.
- Roster updates: None.
Shorter Hawks: Eight named All-Academic; 93 earn Honor Roll designation.
With the spring season complete, the Gulf South Conference announced its final installment of FireSeeds All-Academic and Honor Roll honorees for the 2016-17 academic year. And, Shorter was well represented, placing a total of 93 students on the GSC’s Honor Roll and eight to their respective All-Academic Teams. Three teams were represented on All-Academic rosters with two each from men’s and women’s track & field, and four to the women’s lacrosse list. On the honor roll, both softball (19) and women’s tennis (8) placed all eligible roster members to the list. While, baseball had 24 recognized, women’s lacrosse had 12, women’s track & field placed 10 to the list, men’s track & field garnered seven honorees, golf added seven – four women and three men – and men’s tennis tallied six. For the year, Shorter has seen 198 student-athletes recognized on the Honor Roll, and 13 garner All-Academic accolades. Expanded release
Berry Vikings sports updates.
Football: First game at Maryville on Sept. 2 at 1 p.m.
Shorter Hawks sports updates.
- Football: First game vs. Mars Hill at Barron Stadium, 1 p.m. Sept. 2. Schedule
-June Camp: Begins Monday, June 19-23, 8:30 a.m.-noon.
Contact Scott McCreless at 706.346.6725 or Chase Watterson at 706.506.3562.
Overnight Camps: July 17-19: Position Skills Camp (designed for ALL levels, grades 5-12); July 20-22: Elite College Prep (designed for HIGH-level players wanting to play in college, limited to 30 participants)
The Coosa Volleyball team will host the Third Annual Camp Boom Volleyball Camp on July 10-12 each day from 9-11 a.m. The camp is for any student in upcoming grades 3rd-8th. Cost is $40, and includes a t-shirt and snacks each day. You may register on the first day of camp beginning at 8:30am. If you have any questions, please contact Coach Hann at email@example.com