Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: High school football scores. Shorter at home Saturday vs. West Georgia; Berry off. Power Dash, Glow Walk tonight. Atlanta Braves split Friday series with Padres.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: High school football scores. Shorter at home Saturday vs. West Georgia; Berry off. Power Dash, Glow Walk tonight. Atlanta Braves split Friday series with Padres.

Truett’s Chick-fli-A, 264 Shorter Ave., 6 a.m.-10 p.m. Self-serve, drive-through, curbside, Door Dash.
Mount Berry Mall, 7 a.m. curbside breakfast; 9 a.m. inside; open until 8:30 p.m. Shipping Container, 6 a.m.-10 p.m. All Monday-Saturday.

The Atlanta Braves split make-up, scheduled games vs. Pades. Media release: As Max Fried continues to live up to the great expectations that surrounded him when the Padres drafted him in 2012, he is giving the Braves exactly what is expected from a frontline starter in the heart of a pennant race.


Fried dazzled yet again as he helped the Braves bounce back from a couple tough losses to claim a 4-0 win over the Padres on Friday night at Petco Park. The left-hander totaled 98 pitches while throwing a three-hit shutout and becoming the fourth Atlanta pitcher to throw multiple “Madduxes” — a nine-inning shutout that requires less than 100 pitches — in a season.

“He was awesome,” Braves shortstop Dansby Swanson said. “That was like super ace worthy, especially at this time of the year. You need a big game like that against a team that’s really talented and chasing the playoffs, as well. To do something like that is special.”

Swanson’s two-run homer in the second inning provided some early cushion for Fried and helped the Braves distance themselves from the frustration felt when they began Friday by suffering a 6-5 loss with the resumption of a seven-inning game that had been suspended in Atlanta on July 21.

  • Next:  At Padres through Sunday.
  • Roster:

Rome Braves: Season over. What’s next:  2022 schedule.

Friday’s scores
  • Model falls to Chattooga, 49-21.
  • Rome rebounds, beats Carrollton, 45-27.
  • Darlington over Kings Ridge Christian, 21-14
  • Pepperell edged by Dade County, 21-20.
  • Armuchee all over Weaver (Ala.), 45-7.
  • Coosa pounded by Cherokee County (Ala.), 53-0.
  • LaFayette falls to Adairsville, 22-6.
  • Sonoraville edged 27-20 by at North Murray
  • Fannin County rolls past Gordon Central, 52-7.
  • Thursday: Calhoun over Cedartown, 31-7.
  • Off this week: Cartersville, Cass , Rockmart and Woodland.

John McClellan’s high school picks:  How did John pick’em this week? McClellan.

  • Roster update:   The Falcons head into Sunday’s game against the Giants without two key starters. Cornerback A.J. Terrell (concussion) and receiver Russell Gage (ankle) were ruled out of this Week 3 contest at MetLife Stadium. Receiver Frank Darby (calf) was also ruled out of this contest.
  • Next:  At New York Giants, 1 p.m  Sunday. Fox TV, 92.9 FM.

NFL/local players

  • Next: Oct. 2, home vs. Trinity, 6 p.m.
  • Next: Saturday, home vs. West Georgia, 1 p.m.


Tonight: POWERADE Power Dash 5K and Glow Walk; packet pickup starts tonight. The race and glow walk are set for Saturday, Sept. 25 at Ridge Ferry Park with the 5K beginning at approximately 7:15 p.m. followed by the glow walk at 7:35 p.m. The race and walk will both have measures in place to mitigate the spread of COVID. The event also features a flat, fast course that serves as Peachtree qualifier along with the added fun of lots of lights and glowing arches marking the trails and cool age group awards along with plenty of ice cold POWERADE and water at the finish. Packet pick-up and late registration is set for Friday, Sept. 24 from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Parks and Recreation headquarters at 1 Shorter Ave. For more information, visit

Oct. 4: Habitat for Humanity – Coosa Valley will host the second annual Drive One FORE Habitat golf tournament in celebration of World Habitat Day on Monday, Oct. 4. The tournament will be held at Stonebridge Golf Club and registration is open and sponsor opportunities are still available to local businesses.

  • Hole Sponsor – $150
  • Team Entry – $300
  • Team & Hole Sponsor – $400
  • Event Sponsor – $500 (Limited available)
  • Presenting Sponsor – $2,500 (One available)
All proceeds go toward our current home builds in South and North Rome. With your support, families can build strength, stability and independence with Habitat for Humanity by building a safe and secure place to call home. For more information, check out our website, or call 706.378.0030.
Oct. 8: From Rome Floyd Parks and Recreation: A long-standing golf tradition returns to the links at Stonebridge Golf Course on Friday, Oct. 8 as the Willard Nixon Sports Hall of Fame Golf Tournament sponsored by Rome Orthopedic Center tees off.

The event features a four-man scramble with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Team entry fees are $325. The fee covers all greens fees, cart fees, range balls and a pre-event lunch. All money raised from the golf tournament goes to help fund the ROC Pinson Family Student Athlete Scholarship. These scholarships recognize college-bound male and female seniors from seven local schools that have excelled in athletics, academics and public service during their school career. Along with team fees, hole sponsorships are being offered for $100 per hole.

This event also features several golfers who are members of the Rome-Floyd Sports Hall of Fame, allowing others the chance to see and talk to some local sports legends. The scholarship has helped distribute more than $20,000 in scholarship money to local students for more than 20 years.

For more information or to download the entry form, please visit
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