Berry College football will return to the airwaves of WLAQ AM 1410 this Saturday, September 6th! The Vikings will open the 2014 season in Maryville, Tennessee against the Scots of Maryville College. Kick off is set for 1:30 pm.
A Cedartown High School senior was killed in a wreck on Collard Valley Road on Tuesday morning. Karina Macedo, age 17, died from injuries sustained in the single-car accident that occurred at around 7:45 am. Two other students were hurt in the wreck; their identities have not been released. Officials say that the students were headed to school at the time of the accident.
It’s not too late to register to participate in the 20th annual Swing for the Kids Golf Classic to benefit the Rome Floyd County Commission on Children and Youth. The tournament will be held this Friday, September 5th at Stonebridge Golf Club. Registration will begin at 8 am and will be accompanied by a continental breakfast. A shotgun start is set for 9 am.
It’s hard to believe that the 2014 season is over for the Rome Braves. The Braves concluded their season on Labor Day with a loss to the Savannah Sand Gnats.
The Atlanta Braves recovered from back-to-back shut outs with a 7-4 win over the Philadelphia Phillies yesterday afternoon in the finale of a three game series (and a six game homestand) at Turner Field.
The Coosa River Basin Initiative anticipates a busy start to the month of September as they have planned three events for the coming days, all of which are intended to celebrate local rivers.
The Atlanta Braves were blanked for the second night in a row by the Philadelphia Phillies 4-0 last night in the middle game of a three game series at Turner Field. The Braves’ offense has now scored only one run in the last 36 innings; that was a solo home run from Evan Gattis in the Braves’ 1-0 win over the Miami Marlins on Sunday.
Berry College athletics has announced its football ticket plans for the 2014 season. Season tickets are available for admittance to all five home games, which will be played at Barron Stadium in downtown Rome. Three options are available, all of which include Berry’s Mountain Day game on October 4th. New this year is a reserved section featuring chair back seats and bench seating with prime sight-lines behind the Vikings’ sideline. Get more information about Berry football tickets online at www.berryvikings.com. Those with questions are asked to email firstname.lastname@example.org.