HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL
USA Today has nominated Rome High’s Jamious Griffin as one of 14 players nationwide in the newspaper’s weekly Super 25 Top Star poll. Voting ends at noon Thursday. Griffin was nominated following Rome High’s 35-6 win over Kell last Friday. He had 235 yards rush and four touchdowns. To vote: USA TODAY
Unity Christian School no. 6 in latest Georgia eight-man rankings: The Lions are 3-1 on the 2018 football season. Rankings
John McClellan picks for 15 high school games this weekend: Rome by 21 over Carrollton; big wins by Darlington, Pepperell, Cartersville and Rockmart. McClellan
GPB to broadcast live the Rome-Carrollton game from Barron Stadium this Friday beginning at 7:30 p.m.
2018 high school football season. High School 2018.
Shorter Football: Next: At West Florida, 7 p.m. Saturday. Season schedule
The Berry College volleyball team jumped one spot to No. 24 in the latest American Volleyball Coaches Association Top 25, the organization announced on Tuesday. The Vikings currently sit at 4-2 on the year, going 2-1 last weekend at the Emory National Tournament. Berry defeated Whitworth and Tufts in straight sets before falling to Emory, now ranked No. 6, 3-0. Berry currently leads the Southern Athletic Association (SAA) in blocks per set (2.24). The Vikings will open SAA competition tomorrow at 6:00 p.m. at home against Oglethorpe University. Vikings
Atlanta Falcons host Carolina, 1 p.m. Sunday. Fox. Schedule
Mills Fitzner’s photos from the past 10 seasons, including 2018. We thank Mills Fitzner for another great season of game and fan highlights from State Mutual Stadium — and a few road games as well.Click photo gallery.
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.