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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves fall 1-0 to Augusta in 10 innings. Home stand vs. Greenville begins today at 2 p.m.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves fall 1-0 to Augusta in 10 innings. Home stand vs. Greenville begins today at 2 p.m.

HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS Rome Braves fall 1-0 to Augusta in 10th inning on walk-off hit. Media release: The Augusta GreenJackets, South Atlantic League affiliate of San Francisco Giants, won 1-0 on Saturday night against the Rome Braves. The game started off as a pitchers’ duel between John Gavin for the GreenJackets… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves top Augusta 5-0, rematch tonight. Latest roster moves.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves top Augusta 5-0, rematch tonight. Latest roster moves.

HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS Rome Braves top Augusta, 5-0. Media release: The Augusta GreenJackets, South Atlantic League affiliate of San Francisco Giants, lost 5-0 to the Rome Braves on Friday night. The Braves pitching was the story of the game as they held the GreenJackets to just two hits.Huascar… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves open second season with a loss; rematch tonight. Rome opens three-game home stand Sunday. Atlanta Falcons’ training camp schedule.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves open second season with a loss; rematch tonight. Rome opens three-game home stand Sunday. Atlanta Falcons’ training camp schedule.

HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS   Rome Braves start ‘second’ season with a 6-1 loss to Augusta. Media release: The Augusta GreenJackets, South Atlantic League affiliate of San Francisco Giants, won 6-1 on Thursday night against the Rome Braves. Rome struck first in the second inning when Drew Lugbauer hit a solo home… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome opens ‘season two’ in Augusta tonight; home starting Sunday. Five roster changes announced Wednesday.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome opens ‘season two’ in Augusta tonight; home starting Sunday. Five roster changes announced Wednesday.

HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS Rome Braves start ‘second’ season tonight in Augusta:  7:05 p.m. first pitch. Rome at Augusta 7:05 p.m. Friday, 6:05 p.m. Saturday and then open a three-game home stand Sunday with Greenville  at 2:05 p.m. (7 p.m. Monday, 1 p.m. Tuesday) Roster moves:  The Rome Braves announce the… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: All-Star win for southern division, Rome Braves. Local college updates: Vikings soccer, volleyball set for fall debuts. Honors for Hawks.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: All-Star win for southern division, Rome Braves. Local college updates: Vikings soccer, volleyball set for fall debuts. Honors for Hawks.

HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS South Atlantic League’s southern division, powered by six Rome Braves, wins All-Star game 9-5 Tuesday night. Media release:  One of the best things that happened to Nick Pratto at the South Atlantic League All-Star Game on Tuesday night might have been losing his bat. A couple… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Six Rome Braves on tonight’s All-Star roster from the South Atlantic League. Atlanta Falcons: Where and how to watch preseason practice.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Six Rome Braves on tonight’s All-Star roster from the South Atlantic League. Atlanta Falcons: Where and how to watch preseason practice.

HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS Rome Braves send six players to the South Atlantic League All-Star game tonight. 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 All-Star schedule of events. All-Star South roster (includes Braves) North… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves, Legends end in a rare 5-5 tie after 10 innings because of the weather. Next up: All-Star game Tuesday; Rome at Augusta starting Thursday.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves, Legends end in a rare 5-5 tie after 10 innings because of the weather. Next up: All-Star game Tuesday; Rome at Augusta starting Thursday.

HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS   Rome Braves get a rare tie, 5-5, because of weather. Media release: Because of unplayable field conditions and lightning in the area, the Rome Braves and Lexington Legends finished their three-game series with a 5-5 tie before a crowd of 2,005. This is the first… Continue Reading

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Parrothead Paradise Night with Scott Thompson at the Rome Braves

Parrothead Paradise Night with Scott Thompson at the Rome Braves

The Parrot Heads were out in full force Saturday night for the annual Parrot Head Parade Night at State Mutual Stadium. Scott Thompson performed following the Braves’ game with Lexington. Photos by Mills Fitzner. For more game and fan photos, please click photo gallery. Please click or double click each photo for a larger image. Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves fall 7-4 to Lexington; wrap up first half of season today. All-Star game is Tuesday.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves fall 7-4 to Lexington; wrap up first half of season today. All-Star game is Tuesday.

HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS Rome Braves fall 7-4 to Lexington. Media release: The Rome Braves fell to the Lexington Legends 7-4 Saturday before a crowd of 2,848. Lexington grabbed an early 1-0 in the second on Dennicher Carrasco RBI single. In the bottom half of the inning, Rome tied the game… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves fall to Lexington, Rematch tonight at 6 p.m. F&P Georgia Charity 5K today.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves fall to Lexington, Rematch tonight at 6 p.m. F&P Georgia Charity 5K today.

HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS Rome Braves fall 4-0 to Lexington. Media release: The Lexington Legends topped the Rome Braves 4-0 Friday evening before a crowd of 4,536. The Legends took a 2-0 lead in the top of the third inning on a run scoring single from Cristian Perez and Nick Pratto’s… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves playoff bound; clinch first-half crown. Three-game home stand opens tonight. Shorter names Shana Holzer Sports Information Director.  Atlanta Braves tryouts at State Mutual set for Monday.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves playoff bound; clinch first-half crown. Three-game home stand opens tonight. Shorter names Shana Holzer Sports Information Director. Atlanta Braves tryouts at State Mutual set for Monday.

HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS Rome Braves clinch first spot in the SAL playoffs in September even with a loss Thursday night. The Rome Braves, with a 40-27, league-leading record with three games to go, are playoff bound as no. 2 Augusta dropped its 10th consecutive game. The Braves lost 3-2… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves a game away from securing playoff spot; split double-header with Greenville. Rematch tonight; home Friday-Sunday vs. Lexington.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves a game away from securing playoff spot; split double-header with Greenville. Rematch tonight; home Friday-Sunday vs. Lexington.

HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS Rome Braves split double-header with Greenville, one game out of playoff spot with four to go. Media release: The Greenville Drive scored four unanswered runs over the final two innings to defeat the Rome Braves 6-4 in game two of Wednesday’s doubleheader at Fluor Field. Trailing… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves’ lead for playoff race now at 3.5 games following Tuesday night win. Today: Double header at Greenville. Home Friday-Sunday.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves’ lead for playoff race now at 3.5 games following Tuesday night win. Today: Double header at Greenville. Home Friday-Sunday.

HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS Rome Braves earn 10-4 win, now 3.5 games up in race for first playoff spot. Media release: The Rome Braves jumped out to a big lead early in Tuesday night’s contest against the Greenville Drive and never looked back in a 10-4 victory at Fluor Field.… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves score late, beat Greenville; build 2.5-game lead for playoff spot with five games to play. Next up: Rematch tonight with the Drive. Still time to save $5 on registering for Saturday’s F&P 5k benefiting Harbor House.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves score late, beat Greenville; build 2.5-game lead for playoff spot with five games to play. Next up: Rematch tonight with the Drive. Still time to save $5 on registering for Saturday’s F&P 5k benefiting Harbor House.

HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS Rome Braves get a huge win in Greenville. Media release: The Rome Braves scored seven runs over the final two innings of Monday’s series opener at Fluor Field to defeat the Greenville Drive 8-2. A four-run top of the eighth gave the Braves (38-25) the lead… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves fall 4-1 on Sunday; playoff lead holds at 1.5 games with seven to play. Next: Five-game trip to Greenville starting tonight.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves fall 4-1 on Sunday; playoff lead holds at 1.5 games with seven to play. Next: Five-game trip to Greenville starting tonight.

HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS   Rome Braves fall 4-1 to Kannapolis on Sunday; Intimidators take the series, two games to one. Media release: On a hot Sunday afternoon, it was the Kannapolis Intimidators over the Rome Braves 4-1 before 1,644 fans at State Mutual Stadium. Kannapolis got on the board in the first… Continue Reading

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