The Atlanta Braves lost to the Washington
Nationals 2-1 yesterday afternoon in the finale of a three-game weekend series in DC, thus denying the Braves a sweep of the Nats.
Rome resident Doug Shows is slated to be among three on-the-court officials serving at tonight’s NCAA men’s basketball championship game. U.Conn is slated to go head to head with Kentucky in the title game at Arlington, Texas. The game is scheduled to get underway at 9 pm and will be televised on CBS.
The cast has been set for the 2014 Amanda Corbin AllState Rome Celebrity Dance Challenge! The event is set for Saturday, August 16th at 7 pm at the Rome City Auditorium. Proceeds will benefit the Sexual Assault Center of Northwest Georgia.
The Rome Braves dropped their season opener to the Hagerstown Suns 4-0 last night in Hagerstown, Maryland.
The Atlanta Hawks topped the Indiana Pacers 107-88 in NBA action last night in Indianapolis. Jeff Teague led the Hawks in scoring with 25 points. The win allowed Atlanta to extend its lead over the New York Knicks for the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference to two full games.
Some nasty weather could be headed our way, according to the National Weather Service.
In a bit of a ‘Friday Rewind’, the local observation of Child Abuse Prevention Month began earlier this week and continues throughout the month of April.
The Atlanta Braves were off yesterday and will return to action with a National League East showdown against the Washington Nationals today in DC. David Hale is scheduled to get the start for the Braves with first pitch set for 1:05 pm. The game will not be broadcast on WLAQ AM 1410 as we will be airing Rush Limbaugh at that time and are under contractual agreement to not pre-empt Rush. WLAQ will have the remainder of the Braves’ weekend series in Washington.