Category Archives: Local Sports

ROME BRAVES FALL TO GREENSBORO GRASSHOPPERS AT STATE MUTUAL STADIUM

The Rome Braves lost to the Greensboro Grasshoppers 4-3 in game two of a six-game set on Wednesday evening at State Mutual Stadium, which allowed the Grasshoppers to take a 2-0 lead in that series. Errors proved costly for the Braves in that outing. The teams will meet again tonight at 7 pm. Purchase tickets…read more »

ROME BRAVES OPEN SERIES WITH A LOSS TO THE GREENSBORO GRASSHOPPERS

The Rome Braves fell to the Greensboro Grasshoppers 2-0 on Tuesday night in the opener of a six-game set at State Mutual Stadium. Greensboro secured the win on a two-run homer by Aaron Shackleford during the ninth inning off of Justin Yeager, who took the loss. The teams will meet again this evening; first pitch…read more »

IT’S TIME FOR THE 2021 MLB ALL-STAR GAME

Major League Baseball’s 2021 All-Star Game is set for tonight at Coors Field in Denver, Colorado. The Atlanta Braves will be represented by first baseman Freddie Freeman in the starting line-up and second baseman Ozzie Albies in the reserves on the National League team. Outfielder Ronald Acuna Jr. was selected as a starter, but will…read more »

ROME BRAVES DROP SERIES FINALE TO BOWLING GREEN HOT RODS

The Rome Braves fell to the Bowling Green Hot Rods 5-3 on Sunday in the finale of an eight-game set at State Mutual Stadium, which allowed the High A East South Division-leading Hot Rods to take that series 5-3. Rome is off today and will get back into action this Tuesday evening with the first…read more »

DARLINGTON ALUM NAMED ALTERNATE ON THE USA OLYMPIC WOMEN’S SOCCER TEAM

(Darlington School media release): Darlington alum and Soccer Academy standout Jane Campbell (’13) has been named as an alternate for the USA Olympic women’s soccer team and is heading to Tokyo for the Olympic Games to train with the team. The “Women’s Football Tournament,” as the competition at the Olympics is officially known, will see…read more »