The Golden State Warriors are this year’s NBA Champs! The Warriors posted a 105-97 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers in game six of the NBA Finals on Tuesday night to win the title, their first since 1975. Stephen Curry and Andre Iguodala scored 25 points each for the Warriors. Iguodala was named Finals MVP.
The Rome Braves were edged by the Hickory Crawdads 7-6 in 10 innings in the opener of a three game series (and a six game homestand) at State Mutual Stadium on Tuesday night. The Braves and the Crawdads will go head to head again tonight at 7 pm.
A group of local middle school students recently returned from a trip to Japan. The 10-day adventure was organized by the Rome International Association as part of a partnership between the cities of Rome and Kumamoto, Japan.
The groundbreaking ceremony for the Tennis Center of Georgia at Berry College has officially been set for next Tuesday, June 23rd. It will be held at 10 am at 751 Armuchee Connector in Rome, approximately 1.5 miles from State Mutual Stadium. Those who plan to attend are advised to turn at the tennis signs and wear your walking shoes.
The United States beat Nigeria 1-0 on Tuesday night in the Women’s World Cup at Vancouver. That allowed the US to nab a first-place finish in their group. Abby Wambach scored the game’s lone goal. The team now heads to the elimination round of the tournament, with their opponent yet to be determined.
Operation Thunder has hit the ground running in Rome and Floyd County.
A recent rise in temperatures has led to the establishment of cooling shelters around Rome and Floyd County, according to a release from the Floyd County Emergency Management Agency. The cooling centers are being offered by Floyd EMA along with the Rome Floyd Parks and Recreation Authority from today thru August 30th.
The Atlanta Braves beat the Boston Red Sox 4-2 in the opener of a brief two-game series at Fenway Park on Monday night, marking the Red Sox’ seventh straight loss.