Category Archives: Local Sports

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS AND KANSAS CITY CHIEFS WILL PLAY IN SUPER BOWL 54!

The San Francisco 49ers and the Kansas City Chiefs will be the competitors in Super Bowl 54! The 49ers defeated the Green Bay Packers 37-20 on Sunday night in the NFC Championship Game at Santa Clara, CA. Earlier that evening, the Chiefs beat the Tennessee Titans 35-24 in the AFC Championship Game at Kansas City.…read more »

HAWKS IN SAN ANTONIO TO FACE SPURS TONIGHT

The Atlanta Hawks will be in San Antonio, Texas tonight to face the Spurs in NBA action. Tip off is slated for 8:30 pm Eastern at the AT&T Center. Watch the game on Fox Sports Southeast. Atlanta most recently snapped a four-game losing skid with a 123-110 win at home over the Phoenix Suns on…read more »

ROME BRAVES’ 2020 HOT STOVE GATHERING SET FOR JANUARY 27TH

The Rome Braves have announced that their 2020 Hot Stove Gathering will take place on Monday, January 27th from 5:30 pm until 7:30 pm at the Forum River Center in downtown Rome. Rome and Atlanta Braves personnel, both current and former, will be on hand for the event; the guest list includes Brian Snitker, the…read more »

ALABAMA HOOPS ON AIR THIS SATURDAY

Men’s college basketball will return to the airwaves of WLAQ 1410 AM and 96.9 FM on Saturday as Alabama plays host to Missouri. The SEC bout will tip off at 3:30 pm Eastern in Tuscaloosa, AL. Air time is set for 2:30 pm from Learfield IMG College.read more »

ALABAMA UPSETS NO. 4 AUBURN IN MEN’S HOOPS

Alabama handed No. 4 Auburn its first defeat of the season by the final score of 83-64 in men’s college basketball on Wednesday night at Tuscaloosa. This marked the Crimson Tide’s first victory over a team ranked in the AP top four in almost 16 years. Kira Lewis, Jr. led the charge with a game-high…read more »

TICKETS ARE ON SALE FOR 2020 ROME-FLOYD SPORTS HALL OF FAME BANQUET

According to Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation, tickets are currently on sale for the 2020 Rome-Floyd Sports Hall of Fame Banquet, set for the evening of Monday, February 10th at the Forum River Center. The banquet is intended to honor this year’s Hall of Fame inductees, along with recipients of the John C. Pinson Jr. Memorial…read more »

HAWKS TOP SUNS AT STATE FARM ARENA

The Atlanta Hawks beat the Phoenix Suns 123-110 on Tuesday night at State Farm Arena. That resulted in an even 1-1 split in the two-game season series between the teams. Trae Young led the charge with 36 points for the Hawks, who snapped a four game losing streak. He also had 10 assists. Kevin Huerter…read more »

TUNE IN FOR ALABAMA MEN’S BASKETBALL TONIGHT ON WLAQ

Men’s college basketball will return to the airwaves of WLAQ 1410 AM and 96.9 FM tonight as Alabama hosts No. 4 Auburn. The SEC showdown is set slated to get underway at 9 pm Eastern in Tuscaloosa. Air time is 8 pm from Learfield IMG College.read more »

‘HOME OF THE BRAVES’ HAS A NEW NAME, DONALDSON AGREES TO DEAL WITH TWINS

The “Home of the Braves” is no longer dubbed SunTrust Park. The Atlanta Braves announced Tuesday that their ballpark is now known as Truist Park. The name change followed the merger of SunTrust Bank and BB&T to form Truist Financial Corporation. In some baseball news that has undoubtedly disappointed many Braves fans, third baseman Josh…read more »

LSU TOPS CLEMSON IN CFP NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME

The top-ranked LSU Tigers beat the No. 3 Clemson Tigers 42-25 on Monday night in the College Football Playoff National Championship Game. This was LSU’s first national title since 2007, their fourth overall. Joe Burrow notched  a total of six touchdowns, five passing, for the Tigers, who ended their season with a perfect 15-0 record.…read more »