The Atlanta Falcons opened the 2014 season with an exciting 37-34 win over the New Orleans Saints in overtime yesterday at the Georgia Dome.
The Atlanta Braves were blanked by the Miami Marlins 4-0 in the series finale between the teams yesterday afternoon at Miami’s Marlins Park, allowing the Marlins to take two of three from the Braves over the weekend.
The final First Friday concert for 2014 is slated for tonight at Bridgepoint Plaza in downtown Rome. The free concert will begin at 7 pm and will feature the music of local blues outfit The Unusual Suspects. 4Korners will serve as their opening act.
The end of the First Friday concert series won’t mean the end of downtown concerts for 2014.
Friday night lights will shine once again when area high school football teams take the field tonight for week two of the 2014 season. We will begin our broadcast of the Northwest Georgia High School Football Game of the Week on 95.7 FM The Ridge tonight as Model hosts Christian Heritage at 7 pm. It will be the Devils’ homecoming game, according to 95.7 FM The Ridge/WLAQ Sports’ Matt Davis, who anticipates an exciting matchup.
The Berry College football team will open their 2014 season tomorrow! The Vikings’ second season will commence with an outing in Maryville, Tennessee against the Scots of Maryville College. Coverage of the game will be provided on WLAQ AM 1410. Our broadcast will begin with the Coach Tony Kunczewski Show at 1 pm. That will be followed by the pre-game show at 1:15 pm, and toe meets leather at 1:30 pm. Ben Poplin will bring you the story of tomorrow’s game, which will also air online at www.wlaq1410.com.
Pro football fans are rejoicing as the NFL’s 2014 season is officially underway. It opened with a win for the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks over the Green Bay Packers 36-16 last night in Thursday Night Football at Seattle.