Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Tonight’s high school football scoreboard; Rome Braves hosting Lexington in playoffs. Falcons fall 18-12 to Eagles.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Tonight’s high school football scoreboard; Rome Braves hosting Lexington in playoffs. Falcons fall 18-12 to Eagles.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report
Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m.

Armuchee hosting Trion on Friday night (Twitter photo from Floyd County Schools)

HIGH SCHOOL: Tonight’s games.

FINAL: Rome tops Kell, 35-6.

FINAL: Trion beats Armuchee, 48-13.

FINAL: Pepperell tops Heritage, 31-17.

FINAL: Unity Christian School beats New Horizon Christian Academy, 52-17.

FINAL: Woodland over Cass, 17-7.

FINAL: Calhoun beats Sonoraville, 38-0.

FINAL: Adairsville tops Coahulla Creek, 41-10.

FINAL: Rockmart beats Heard County, 33-0.

FINAL: Bremen tops Cedartown, 13-9.

FINAL: Cartersville stomps McNair, 70-0.

OFF—Chattooga, Coosa, Class A Private No. 4 Darlington; Georgia School for the Deaf, Gordon Central and Model.

John McClellan’s Friday football forecast: Rome by 20 in key showdown with Kell. Rockmart by 3 over Heard County. Easy nights for Cartersville, Calhoun. Close win for Pepperell, Woodland.  McClellan

2018 high school football season. High School 2018.


This was a look at State Mutual Stadium from Homerun Hill in late February at the 2018 season was beginning to come together. Seven months later, the Rome Braves face the Lexington Legends tonight to keep that season alive in hopes of another South Atlantic League Championship.

 

Rome Braves are done for season after losing 6-0 to Lexington Legends in game two of the Southern Division playoffs.

Roster moves: None.

Mills Fitzner’s photos from this season and nine earlier ones. Click photo gallery.

The 2019 Rome Braves schedule has been released.


COLLEGES

Berry Football: At LaGrange, 6 p.m. Saturday / Schedule

Shorter Football: Home vs. Tusculum, 1 p.m. Saturday, Barron Stadium. Season schedule

Georgia Bulldogs: At South Carolina, 3:30 p.m. Saturday, CBS. Schedule / SEC Schedule

Georgia Tech: Next: At South Florida, noon Saturday. Schedule  / ACC Schedule


THE PROS

Atlanta Falcons fall 18-12 in season opener vs. Philadelphia. Next: Falcons host Carolina, 1 p.m. Sept. 16. Fox.  Schedule


COMMUNITY

Sept. 15: The 32nd Annual Roman Rumble 5K/Health Walk set for Ridge Ferry Park, benefiting Harbor House. Preregistration starts at 7:30 a.m. and the race at 8 a.m. The walk starts a few minutes later. Pre-race packet pick up available on Friday Sept. 14 from 4:30-6 p.m. at Pro-Performance, 314 E. First Ave. No public roads. Out and back course follows a scenic paved path along the Oostanaula River. Mostly flat with some rolling hills. Race will be held rain or shine. Bicycles, skateboards, baby joggers or strollers, roller skates or inline skates and other wheeled conveyances, radio headsets and animals are not permitted because of insurance considerations.For more: Roman Rumble.

Sept. 29: Heroes are getting ready to run, walk, fly and maybe even crawl into Rome for the 2018 edition of the Harbin Hero Hustle 5K and two-mile health walk. But before the race can soar into action, the Harbin Heroes need your help in selecting five local charities to participate in the Harbin Hero Challenge. These charities are superheroes for the community and will receive a portion of $4,250 in donations from Harbin Clinic. For expanded details, please click Harbin Hero Hustle.

Dec. 8: Registration is under way for the annual #JamieStrong Rome Half Marathon to be held at State Mutual Stadium. In addition to the 13.1-mile Half Marathon, the event
that is presented by GoGo Running includes a Half Marathon Relay and a 5- kilometer race. The Rome Half will once again benefit area middle and high school running
programs with some of the proceeds benefiting Rome teen runner Jamie Hughes and his family as a determined Jamie fights Osteosarcoma, a very rare but aggressive bone cancer that attacks children in their growth spurts. All of the races start and end at State Mutual Stadium, with the 5k starting at 8 a.m. and the Half Marathon and Relay starting at 8:05. Half Marathon, Relay, and 5k Finishers receive long sleeve tech T’s, and will enjoy a post-race pancake breakfast provided by the Rome Braves. The area’s high school teams and athletes will be honored the night before at the 2018 GoGo Running All-Area Cross Country Banquet that will be held Friday, Dec. 7. For more: www.romehalf.com or contact GoGo Running at The Shoe Box at 706-291-0752.

 

 

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