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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Braves win, go for home sweep tonight at 7. Shorter athletes earn academic honors. Latest sports camps updates.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Braves win, go for home sweep tonight at 7. Shorter athletes earn academic honors. Latest sports camps updates.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS / CAMPS ROME BRAVES 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,… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves hammer Augusta, 17-3. Four game photos. Rematch today at 1 p.m. Meet Rome High’s new baseball coach, Jim Tejcek. Atlanta Falcons’ mini camp is free, open to all today in Flowery Branch. Elite Camp under way at Berry.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves hammer Augusta, 17-3. Four game photos. Rematch today at 1 p.m. Meet Rome High’s new baseball coach, Jim Tejcek. Atlanta Falcons’ mini camp is free, open to all today in Flowery Branch. Elite Camp under way at Berry.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS / CAMPS ROME BRAVES Rome Braves open series with crushing 17-3 win over Augusta. Media release: The Rome Braves defeated the Augusta GreenJackets 17-3 Tuesday at State Mutual Stadium before a crowd of 2,384. The 17 runs were the most scored in a game so far… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves shut out by Asheville 7-0; still have a long shot at first half southern division title. 2017 NBA champs: Golden State.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves shut out by Asheville 7-0; still have a long shot at first half southern division title. 2017 NBA champs: Golden State.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS / CAMPS The Rome Braves still have a shot at a first half title but it will be a fight. Through this morning, Rome was four games behind first-place Greenville and three games back from red hot Columbia. Rome has six home games this… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports. People: Gaylor joins Braves’ triple A team. Golfer Jessica Welch, a Rome native, earns spot at Women’s Open. Rome Middle football back at Clemson. Rome Braves go for sweep tonight.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports. People: Gaylor joins Braves’ triple A team. Golfer Jessica Welch, a Rome native, earns spot at Women’s Open. Rome Middle football back at Clemson. Rome Braves go for sweep tonight.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS / CAMPS Local sports names Rome’s Gaylor now part of the Gwinnett Braves: The resume doesn’t get much more homegrown than this: Rome High, Berry College and the Rome Braves. Stephen Gaylor continues to be a success on just about every level of baseball,… Continue Reading

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‘An Afternoon with Phil Jones:’ Our 13-photo gallery captures the former players, coaches, staffers, colleagues and fans attending the tribute to the heart of the Shorter Hawks’ football program.

‘An Afternoon with Phil Jones:’ Our 13-photo gallery captures the former players, coaches, staffers, colleagues and fans attending the tribute to the heart of the Shorter Hawks’ football program.

  Coach Phil Jones draws another capacity crowd — this time as his players, coaches, supporters and fans gathered Saturday at the Rome Civic Center to honor the man who is the cornerstone of Hawks’ football — and the lives of dozens and dozens of young men.   Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves make that two in a row over Asheville, 4-2.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves make that two in a row over Asheville, 4-2.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS / CAMPS ‘An Afternoon with Phil Jones:’ Our 13-photo gallery captures the former players, coaches, staffers, colleagues and fans attending the Saturday tribute to the heart of the Shorter Hawks’ football program. Gallery ROME BRAVES Rome Braves make it two in a row with 4-2… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves shake slump, beat Asheville 2-0. Reminder: Afternoon With Phil Jones begins at noon today. Latest sports camp photos.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves shake slump, beat Asheville 2-0. Reminder: Afternoon With Phil Jones begins at noon today. Latest sports camp photos.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS / CAMPS   Today — An afternoon with Phil Jones: Phil Jones arrived at Shorter University to build a football and quickly fit into the Rome/Floyd County community as if he’d been here forever. A veteran coach, Jones quickly made the Hawks’ program relevant.… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves fall 7-6 to Augusta. Reminder: Coach Phil Jones appreciation is Saturday. Mini-gallery on football camps. Big win for Darlington grad; honors for Berry lacrosse player.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves fall 7-6 to Augusta. Reminder: Coach Phil Jones appreciation is Saturday. Mini-gallery on football camps. Big win for Darlington grad; honors for Berry lacrosse player.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS / CAMPS This Saturday — An afternoon with Phil Jones: Phil Jones arrived at Shorter University to build a football and quickly fit into the Rome/Floyd County community as if he’d been here forever. A veteran coach, Jones quickly made the Hawks’ program relevant.… Continue Reading

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Updated. Make that 19 exits: Shorter softball coach Jesse Homesley resigns a day after longtime women’s basketball coach Vic Mitchell leaves.

Updated. Make that 19 exits: Shorter softball coach Jesse Homesley resigns a day after longtime women’s basketball coach Vic Mitchell leaves.

After just one season, Shorter University softball coach Jessie Homesley has resigned, bringing to 19 the number of athletics officials to leave the Hawks since March 2015 and this week. Longtime women’s basketball coach Vic Mitchell announced his exit on Wednesday. Homesley submitted her resignation on Thursday to interim Athletics Director Aaron Kelton. The Lady… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: More changes at Shorter. Rome Braves fall 5-2. RFPRA announces baseball champions. Braves fall again. Locals competing in National Senior Games.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: More changes at Shorter. Rome Braves fall 5-2. RFPRA announces baseball champions. Braves fall again. Locals competing in National Senior Games.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS / CAMPS Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation’s Baseball season comes to a close as they played their final games and winners have been announced. For the 6U Division, The Intimidators are champions. They played their final game against the Wildcats on June 2. The final… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Four Rome Braves selected for All-Star team. Braves hammered by Augusta, 11-3.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Four Rome Braves selected for All-Star team. Braves hammered by Augusta, 11-3.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS / CAMPS ROME BRAVES Rome Braves hammered by Augusta, 11-3. Media release: The Augusta GreenJackets began their seven game home stand on the right foot Tuesday night by defeating the Rome Braves 11-3 at Lake Olmstead Stadium. It was the most amount of runs the… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports extra: Four Rome Braves players selected for SAL All-Star Team, game slated for June 20 in Columbia, SC.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports extra: Four Rome Braves players selected for SAL All-Star Team, game slated for June 20 in Columbia, SC.

Media release: Eric Krupa, president of the South Atlantic League, has announced the rosters for the 58th Annual SAL All-Star Game, scheduled to be played on June 20, 2017, at Spirit Communications Park in Columbia, South Carolina, home of the Columbia Fireflies. Representing the Rome Braves will be pitcher Bryse Wilson, catcher Brett Cumberland, and outfielders… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Titans 10-under team headed to state championships. Braves begin 3-game series in Augusta tonight. Summer athletic camp updates.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Titans 10-under team headed to state championships. Braves begin 3-game series in Augusta tonight. Summer athletic camp updates.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS / CAMPS ROME BRAVES Rome Braves were off Monday.  Next up: Today-Thursday at Augusta. Next home game: June 13 vs. Augusta. Mills Fitzner’s home game photo gallery.  Roster updates: none. LOCAL COLLEGES Berry Vikings sports updates. Football: First game at Maryville on Sept. 2 at 1 p.m.… Continue Reading

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