The Rome Braves took a 7-4 victory from the Greenville Drive in an early Education Day game yesterday at State Mutual Stadium. The Braves have won eight of their last nine games.
The Atlanta Hawks will host the Indiana Pacers tonight in game six of the first round of the NBA’s Eastern Conference playoffs. Tip off is set for 7 pm at the Philips Arena. The game will be televised on Sport South and ESPN2. The Pacers currently lead in the best of seven series 3-2. The teams will head back to Indy for game seven, if necessary, on Sunday.
Rome resident Dr. Laurie Johnson was among those in attendance for the dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum in Dallas, Texas last week.
The Rome Braves beat the Greenville Drive 3-2 in extra innings in the opener of a seven game homestand last night at State Mutual Stadium. It was the Braves’ sixth consecutive win.
The Atlanta Braves lost to the Washington Nationals for the second night in a row by a score of 3-1 in the finale of a four game series at Turner Field last night.
It was indeed a special night at State Mutual Stadium last night with the return of Atlanta Braves catcher and former Rome Brave Brian McCann, who is in the midst of a major league rehab assignment following shoulder surgery at the end of last season.