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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Rome Braves open home stand with a huge win, 14-4; rematch today at 1 p.m. Pepperell star joins Berry’s women’s basketball team. Trinity UMC offers Corky Kell parking. Preseason honors for Trevor Lawrence.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Rome Braves open home stand with a huge win, 14-4; rematch today at 1 p.m. Pepperell star joins Berry’s women’s basketball team. Trinity UMC offers Corky Kell parking. Preseason honors for Trevor Lawrence.

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.   SPORTS HEADLINES Corky Kell Classic parking for a cause: Trinity United Methodist Church Youth group will be holding a parking fundraiser for the Corky Kell Classic on Thursday evening.  A $10 donation is suggested to park in the Trinity UMC… Continue Reading

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Gallery: Rome Braves clobber Kannapolis, 14 to 4. Photos by Mills Fitzner

Gallery: Rome Braves clobber Kannapolis, 14 to 4. Photos by Mills Fitzner

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John McClellan: Opening night wins — some close — for Rome, Calhoun, Darlington, Cartersville, Rockmart. First two games on Thursday this week.

John McClellan: Opening night wins — some close — for Rome, Calhoun, Darlington, Cartersville, Rockmart. First two games on Thursday this week.

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 Northwest Georgia’s four-year streak of having at least one state football champion ended in 2018 as Cartersville lost in the state finals and Calhoun and Rome fell short in the state semifinals. The… Continue Reading

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Rome Cross Country hosts Ridge Ferry Invitational Saturday. Rome Braves open six-game home stand tonight; four games out of first with 14 to play. High school football updates. Pepperell High earns Glenn White Award for 2018-19 sports performance.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Rome Cross Country hosts Ridge Ferry Invitational Saturday. Rome Braves open six-game home stand tonight; four games out of first with 14 to play. High school football updates. Pepperell High earns Glenn White Award for 2018-19 sports performance.

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.   SPORTS HEADLINES The Rome Cross Country team will be hosting the 28th Annual Ridge Ferry Invitational on Saturday, Aug. 24. The course, which winds through Ridge Ferry Park, will boast seven races, beginning every 30 minutes. The races will be… Continue Reading

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Georgia no. 3 in AP Top 25 preseason poll. John McClellan’s first full week of high school picks. Rome Braves close series with Columbia; off today. Corky Kell Classic ticket sales resume Tuesday; games are Thursday.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Georgia no. 3 in AP Top 25 preseason poll. John McClellan’s first full week of high school picks. Rome Braves close series with Columbia; off today. Corky Kell Classic ticket sales resume Tuesday; games are 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. Georgia no. 3 in AP Top 25 preseason poll. Clemson and quarterback Trevor Lawrence from Cartersville are in the no. 1 spot followed by Alabama at no. 2. Rounding out the SEC: LSU is no. 6, Florida is no. 8, Texas… Continue Reading

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports update: First high school football rankings of the new season at out. Rome (5A), Cartersville (4A) in no. 2 spots, Calhoun ranked third (3A), Darlington fourth (A Private) and Rockmart sixth (2A).

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports update: First high school football rankings of the new season at out. Rome (5A), Cartersville (4A) in no. 2 spots, Calhoun ranked third (3A), Darlington fourth (A Private) and Rockmart sixth (2A).

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.     The 2019 high school football season’s first rankings are out a few of the normal no. 1 teams — Rome, Cartersville and Calhoun — are not at the top of their respective classifications — yet. According to the AJC:… Continue Reading

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More than 400 runners and walkers participate in Saturday’s Tillman Memorial Clocktower 5K and Health Walk. Photos and complete results.

More than 400 runners and walkers participate in Saturday’s Tillman Memorial Clocktower 5K and Health Walk. Photos and complete results.

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.   More than 400 runners and walkers braved the August heat for the annual Gary Tillman Memorial Clocktower 5K Race and Health Walk. The Men’s Race winner was Oscar Ogwaro with a time of 16:39 and the Women’s Race winner was… Continue Reading

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Rome Braves back in win column with 4-0 victory at Columbia. Darlington’s Tate Ratledge named to AJC’s Super 11 players in state. Updates on Saturday’s Tillman Memorial Clocktower 5K.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Rome Braves back in win column with 4-0 victory at Columbia. Darlington’s Tate Ratledge named to AJC’s Super 11 players in state. Updates on Saturday’s Tillman Memorial Clocktower 5K.

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.   SPORTS HEADLINES Darlington’s Tate Ratledge named to AJC’s Super 11 list: The 11 best high school football players in the state. Ratledge, a senior offensive lineman/defensive lineman, is the nation’s No. 4 offensive tackle prospect (No. 35 overall) and No. 5… Continue Reading

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Rome Braves fall 6-2 at Columbia. Unity Christian School opens football season with big win. Friday scrimmage updates. Tillman Memorial Clocktower 5K today.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Rome Braves fall 6-2 at Columbia. Unity Christian School opens football season with big win. Friday scrimmage updates. Tillman Memorial Clocktower 5K today.

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.   SPORTS HEADLINES Unity Christian School opens 2019 football season with a 52-0 win over The Oaks School (Opelika, Ala.).  Scrimmages:  Rome over New Manchester, 34-0. Armuchee loses 14-7 to SE Whitfield. Pepperell loses 23-21 to Cass. Cartersville over Dalton, 24-21.… Continue Reading

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Unity Christian opens high school football season tonight. Plus: Nine scrimmage games. Rome Braves tagged with 3-1 loss; rematch tonight. Rome Braves release 2020 schedule. Atlanta Falcons drop third straight, 22-10 to Jets.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Unity Christian opens high school football season tonight. Plus: Nine scrimmage games. Rome Braves tagged with 3-1 loss; rematch tonight. Rome Braves release 2020 schedule. Atlanta Falcons drop third straight, 22-10 to Jets.

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.   SPORTS HEADLINES Unity Christian School hosts Oaks tonight to start high school football season. See John McClellan’s pick below. Nine high school scrimmage games tonight. See schedule below. Preseason NFL: Falcons lose third straight exhibition game, 22-10 to Jets. Rome… Continue Reading

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Rome Braves release 2020 season schedule; open at home with seven-game stretch on April 9. Plus: Braves host all-star game in June.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Rome Braves release 2020 season schedule; open at home with seven-game stretch on April 9. Plus: Braves host all-star game in June.

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.   Media release: The 2020 season marks the Rome Braves 18th season at State Mutual Stadium. The Single-A affiliate of the Atlanta Braves begins the season Thursday, April 9, with a seven-game home stand against Hagerstown and Greenville. As previously announced, the… Continue Reading

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Rome Braves fall 7-3 to Asheville; tonight in Columbia. High school football: Model scrimmage at Mount Zion. NFL: Falcons host Jets tonight. Community sports updates.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Rome Braves fall 7-3 to Asheville; tonight in Columbia. High school football: Model scrimmage at Mount Zion. NFL: Falcons host Jets tonight. Community sports 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.   Today’s sports agenda: Football scrimmage: Model at Mount Zion, 7 p.m. NFL preseason: Falcons host New York Jets, 7:30 p.m. TV: Atlanta CW. Radio: 92.9 FM (The Game) Fall sports signups: Last week to early register for Y soccer: Register in person… Continue Reading

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports update: ‘Capitol’ day for Rome High’s Jah’Lia Evans, celebrating her national triple jump title.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports update: ‘Capitol’ day for Rome High’s Jah’Lia Evans, celebrating her national triple jump title.

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.     It was another huge day for Rome High’s Jah’Lia Evans only this time it was on home turf. Jah’Lia, who set the triple jump record during the National Junior Olympic Championships this summer, spent time with Gov. Brian Kemp,… Continue Reading

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Updates on Berry Vikings, Shorter Hawks football. Rome Braves win big, 13-8,  over first-place Asheville; series finale tonight. Local soccer updates.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Updates on Berry Vikings, Shorter Hawks football. Rome Braves win big, 13-8,  over first-place Asheville; series finale tonight. Local soccer 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.   The Berry Vikings football team reported on Tuesday as preparations begin for the season’s first game, away at Maryville. The regular-season schedule is above. Vikings Below is the full 2019 Shorter Hawks’ football home schedule with start times:  Date Opponent, Time,… Continue Reading

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Rome Braves pounded 11-6 by Asheville; rematch tonight. Latest on high school football scrimmages and games. Still time to register for Tillman run, walk.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Rome Braves pounded 11-6 by Asheville; rematch tonight. Latest on high school football scrimmages and games. Still time to register for Tillman run, walk.

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 at Asheville. Game release: Rome opened its series and road trip Monday evening with an 11-6 loss to Asheville at McCormick Field in a marathon game defined by inconsistent defense and some missed opportunities for the visitors. The win… Continue Reading

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John McClellan’s high school football preview and first prediction of the season as Unity Christian plays Friday night. Plus: Audio interview. Link to all high school schedules.

John McClellan’s high school football preview and first prediction of the season as Unity Christian plays Friday night. Plus: Audio interview. Link to all high school schedules.

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.   Also hear John McClellan’s preseason predictions here: Below please find John McClellan’s first high school football column of the 2019 season. John also joined us recently at Brand Red Studios for an audio interview on the coming season. You can… Continue Reading

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