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WARRIORS WIN NBA TITLE

Written by Matt Davis on June 17, 2015. Posted in Sports

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.

ROME BRAVES EDGED BY HICKORY CRAWDADS IN EXTRAS

Written by Matt Davis on June 17, 2015. Posted in Sports

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.

LOCAL STUDENTS LEARN LANGUAGE, CULTURE DURING RECENT TRIP TO JAPAN

Written by Matt Davis on June 16, 2015. Posted in News/Weather

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.

GROUNDBREAKING SET FOR TENNIS CENTER OF GEORGIA

Written by Matt Davis on June 16, 2015. Posted in News/Weather

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.

US WOMEN FINISH FIRST IN GROUP

Written by Matt Davis on June 17, 2015. Posted in Sports

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 HITS THE GROUND RUNNING

Written by Matt Davis on June 16, 2015. Posted in News/Weather

Operation Thunder has hit the ground running in Rome and Floyd County.

COOLING SHELTERS OPEN AROUND ROME AND FLOYD COUNTY

Written by Matt Davis on June 16, 2015. Posted in News/Weather

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.

ATLANTA BRAVES HAND BOSTON RED SOX THEIR SEVENTH STRAIGHT LOSS

Written by Matt Davis on June 16, 2015. Posted in Sports

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.

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