Category Archives: Local Sports

ROME BRAVES NOTCH ANOTHER WIN OVER GREENVILLE DRIVE

Final score – Rome 6, Greenville 5 (From the Rome Braves): The Rome Braves and Greenville Drive would square up for game two of six on Wednesday night as Luis De Avila would toe the rubber against the Drive for the first time since he no-hit them in early July. Greenville would attack De Avila…read more »

ROME BRAVES TAKE SERIES OPENER FROM GREENVILLE DRIVE

Final score – Rome 10, Greenville 5 (Media release from the Rome Braves): The Rome Braves welcomed the Greenville Drive to town on Tuesday night for the first of six straight against the Red Sox affiliate. Dylan Spain would get the starting nod for his second start of the season, and his first at AdventHealth…read more »

ATLANTA BRAVES READY TO RETURN TO ACTION AGAINST PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES AT TRUIST PARK, SIGN AUSTIN RILEY TO 10-YEAR DEAL; ROME BRAVES BACK HOME FOR SERIES VERSUS GREENVILLE DRIVE

The Atlanta Braves had a scheduled off-day on Monday and will be back in action this evening with the first of two National League East matches versus the Philadelphia Phillies at Truist Park. Spencer Strider will serve as starting pitcher for Atlanta, and Nick Nelson will head to the mound for Philadelphia. The first pitch…read more »

AUSTIN RILEY MAKES HISTORY IN ATLANTA BRAVES WALK-OFF VICTORY OVER ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS, ROME BRAVES DROP SERIES FINALE AT HICKORY, NC TO CRAWDADS

The Atlanta Braves closed out the month of July with an exciting walk-off victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks by 1-0 on Sunday afternoon in the finale of a three-game set at Truist Park. That allowed the Braves to sweep the weekend series. Austin Riley made Braves history with a game-winning, walk-off double in the bottom…read more »

ROME-FLOYD PARKS AND RECREATION: FALL SPORTS REGISTRATION ENDING SOON

(Media release from Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation): Don’t let your child miss out on all of the fun of the fall sports season with Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation. There is still time to register for fall sports but the registration period is rapidly coming to an end. Registration for football, cheerleading, baseball, softball and t-ball…read more »

ATLANTA BRAVES NOTCH WIN IN PHILADELPHIA OVER PHILLIES – MANAGER BRIAN SNIKER’S 500TH CAREER WIN; ROME BRAVES OPEN SERIES WITH LOSS IN HICKORY, NC TO CRAWDADS

The Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-3 on Tuesday night in the the second meeting of a three-game National League East set in Philadelphia, which evened the series among division rivals at a game each. It was Atlanta manager Brian Snitker’s 500th career win in the majors. Austin Riley got the Braves on the…read more »