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Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Calhoun rolls 45-21 over Ridgeland at Barron Stadium. Rome hosts Marietta updates.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Calhoun rolls 45-21 over Ridgeland at Barron Stadium. Rome hosts Marietta updates.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m. Direct link to 11 Alive’s Facebook Live coverage Calhoun opens 3A title defense with solid win over Ridgeland: After a 14-14 tie at halftime, Calhoun converts a huge third quarter into a 45-21 win over Ridgeland to open the Corky Kell… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Sports Report Extra: Todd Brooks named director of athletics at Oglethorpe University.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report Extra: Todd Brooks named director of athletics at Oglethorpe University.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m. Here’s a headline that’s already being loudly applauded in the Northwest Georgia sports community. Todd Brooks, who served two stints as athletics director at Berry College — including the past school year where the Vikings had an exceptional year in sports… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Hot opening night for high school football: Calhoun vs. Ridgeland; Rome vs. Marietta. What to know. Plus: Rome Braves release 2019 schedule. On the field: Braves slammed by Lakewood Wednesday night, 7-2.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Hot opening night for high school football: Calhoun vs. Ridgeland; Rome vs. Marietta. What to know. Plus: Rome Braves release 2019 schedule. On the field: Braves slammed by Lakewood Wednesday night, 7-2.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m. HIGH SCHOOLS   Rome, Calhoun ready for separate games in Corky Kell Classic at Barron Stadium this evening. Tickets are on sale today, 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at Barron Stadium. Advance tickets: $12; at the gate this evening, $17. For more:www.corkykell.com #1Rome… Continue Reading

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Updated Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Rome Braves release 2019 schedule. Plus: All eyes, ears on Corky Kell Classic from Barron Stadium Thursday evening. What to know about the Rome, Calhoun games. Rome Braves start penultimate road trip tonight.

Updated Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Rome Braves release 2019 schedule. Plus: All eyes, ears on Corky Kell Classic from Barron Stadium Thursday evening. What to know about the Rome, Calhoun games. Rome Braves start penultimate road trip tonight.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m.   The 2019 Rome Braves schedule has been released.  Rome will open the season on the road April 4twith a three game series at Kannapolis and three games in Columbia before returning to State Mutual Stadium for the home opener on April… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Rome Braves win 5-4 thanks to key hit in the ninth. Tickets on sale for Thursday’s Corky Kell Classic (save $5 in advance) football double header. Plus: Berry’s digital media days begin; today, women’s soccer.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Rome Braves win 5-4 thanks to key hit in the ninth. Tickets on sale for Thursday’s Corky Kell Classic (save $5 in advance) football double header. Plus: Berry’s digital media days begin; today, women’s soccer.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m.   Rome Braves get 5-4 walk-off win thanks to key hit by Marcos Almonte. Media release: The Rome Braves edged the West Virginia Power Monday evening at State Mutual Stadium 5-4 in walk-off fashion before a crowd of 1,408. The Braves and Power split their… Continue Reading

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John McClellan: Look for nail-biter as Calhoun wins Corky Kell opener by 1; Rome by 14 over Marietta (both Thursday evening). Plus: Dragons over Darlington, easy night for Cartersville, Rockmart to fall to Cedartown.

John McClellan: Look for nail-biter as Calhoun wins Corky Kell opener by 1; Rome by 14 over Marietta (both Thursday evening). Plus: Dragons over Darlington, easy night for Cartersville, Rockmart to fall to Cedartown.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report 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 The 2018 Georgia high school football season officially gets under way this week with all of the state’s eyes focused on Rome. Barron Stadium will be the site for Thursday night’s opening doubleheader of the… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Sports Report: John McClellan’s first picks of the season — close call Thursday for no. 1-ranked Calhoun. Rome Braves fall to West Virginia, 8-2; rematch tonight at home at 7 p.m. Latest on local college, Falcons football. Also: Tillman run/walk this Saturday.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report: John McClellan’s first picks of the season — close call Thursday for no. 1-ranked Calhoun. Rome Braves fall to West Virginia, 8-2; rematch tonight at home at 7 p.m. Latest on local college, Falcons football. Also: Tillman run/walk this Saturday.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m.     Rome Braves falls to West Virginia, 8-2. Media release: The West Virginia Power defeated the Rome Braves Saturday night at State Mutual Stadium 8-2 before a crowd of 1,931. The Power got an early 2-0 lead in the second inning on an… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Sports Report Extra: High School preseason rankings have Rome still at No. 1 in Class 5A and Calhoun at No. 1 in Class 3A.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report Extra: High School preseason rankings have Rome still at No. 1 in Class 5A and Calhoun at No. 1 in Class 3A.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m. The AJC’s Preseason rankings are out and Rome remains no. 1 in Class 5A and Calhoun is no. 1 in Class 3A. Other local teams ranked include Cartersville at no. 3 in 4A and Darlington at no.6 in A-Private. Read more. … Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Rome Braves fall to West Virginia, 8-2. Rematch today at 2 p.m. with Atlanta Braves pitcher Sam Freeman in town for rehab assignment.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Rome Braves fall to West Virginia, 8-2. Rematch today at 2 p.m. with Atlanta Braves pitcher Sam Freeman in town for rehab assignment.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m. Atlanta Braves Pitcher Sam Freeman to make rehab appearance in Rome on Sunday at 2 p.m. Details Rome Braves falls to West Virginia, 8-2. Media release: The West Virginia Power defeated the Rome Braves Saturday night at State Mutual Stadium 8-2 before a… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Sports Report Update: Atlanta Braves Pitcher Sam Freeman to make rehab appearance in Rome on Sunday at 2 p.m.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report Update: Atlanta Braves Pitcher Sam Freeman to make rehab appearance in Rome on Sunday at 2 p.m.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m. Rome Braves  announce the Atlanta Braves pitcher Sam Freeman is scheduled to make a rehab appearance Sunday at State Mutual Stadium against the West Virginia Power.  Freeman was placed on the 10-day disabled list retroactive to July 29, 2018 with left shoulder… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Rome Braves beat West Virginia, 4-3. High school football scrimmage updates, regular season games begin next week.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Rome Braves beat West Virginia, 4-3. High school football scrimmage updates, regular season games begin next week.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m. Rome Braves walk off a wild pitch in ten innings to win 4-3 over West Virginia. Media release: Rome edged West Virginia 4-3 in ten innings Friday evening at State Mutual Stadium before a crowd of 1,860. The game was scoreless through five… Continue Reading

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Proposed $50 million tennis complex in Roswell could impact in Rome, but local officials see little direct competition and Rome’s “Southern Hospitality” playing key role.

Proposed $50 million tennis complex in Roswell could impact in Rome, but local officials see little direct competition and Rome’s “Southern Hospitality” playing key role.

  Thursday’s announcement in the Atlanta Journal Constitution of a proposed $50 million tennis complex in Roswell took local officials by surprise and with mixed reaction. While there will be an impact on the Rome Tennis Center at Berry College if the project is approved, officials believe there will be little direct competition since the new… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Rome Braves win 5-0 over Delmarva. High school scrimmage updates. Berry to host first Vikings Media Days on Facebook. Registration underway for Arsenal Recreation Soccer.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Rome Braves win 5-0 over Delmarva. High school scrimmage updates. Berry to host first Vikings Media Days on Facebook. Registration underway for Arsenal Recreation Soccer.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m. Rome Braves get another win with 5-0 victory over Delmarva. Media release: The Rome Braves defeated the Delmarva Shorebirds 5-0 Thursday night at State Mutual Stadium before a crowd of 1,734. Rome took a 3-0 lead in the third when AJ Graffanino added… Continue Reading

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AJC: Massive $50 million tennis complex planned for Roswell with largest number of clay courts in country. There will be a big impact to Rome Tennis Center at Berry.

AJC: Massive $50 million tennis complex planned for Roswell with largest number of clay courts in country. There will be a big impact to Rome Tennis Center at Berry.

A surprising story in Thursday’s Atlanta Journal Constitution that will have a big impact in Rome…a new $50 million tennis complex planned for Roswell. According to the AJC, a family foundation plans to build a sprawling multimillion-dollar tennis complex in Roswell, including the largest concentration of clay courts in the nation. The proposed Angela Krause Tennis,… Continue Reading

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