Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Local college basketball updates. Focus turns to Falcons at Eagles on Saturday. Tickets on sale for Rome Braves’ Hot Stove Gathering.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Local college basketball updates. Focus turns to Falcons at Eagles on Saturday. Tickets on sale for Rome Braves’ Hot Stove Gathering.

HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS

 

COLLEGE BASKETBALL
  • GHC women: Fall to South Georgia Tech, 60-53. Next: 1 p.m., Central Georgia Tech.
  • GHC men:  Win over South Georgia Tech, 87-82. Next: 4 p.m. Saturday, South Georgia State.
  • Berry men:  Next: Host Centre College on Friday at 8 p.m.
  • Berry women: Next: Host Centre College on Friday at 6 p.m.
  • Shorter women: Next: Saturday at Lee University, 7: p.m.
  • Shorter men:  Next: Saturday at Lee University, 7: p.m.

ATLANTA FALCONS

Next up:  Atlanta travels to Philadelphia to take on the top-seeded Eagles (13-3).The game is set for 4:35 p.m. Saturday on NBC.

  • Last matchup: Eagles won, 24-15, on Nov. 13, 2016, in Philadelphia.
  • All-time series record: Eagles lead, 18-14-1 (includes postseason)
  • Track the NFL Playoffs.

BASEBALL 

Jan. 29: The 2018 Hot Stove Gathering will be held at the Forum River Center in downtown Rome from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m.  Scheduled guests include the Rome Braves’ field staff of manager Rocket Wheeler, hitting coach Bobby Moore, pitching coach Dan Meyer and new trainer Vic Scarpone.  New Rome Braves General Manager Jim Bishop and Atlanta Braves manager Brian Snitker will also be on hand. Expanded details

Rome Braves‘ 16th season opener on Thursday, April 5, vs. Hagerstown at State Mutual Stadium.

Mills Fitzner’s photo gallery for the 2017 season (and all the way back to 2008).

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