Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Tonight’s high school scoreboard. Hurricane: Georgia-Middle Tennessee game now at noon Saturday; Berry cancels men’s soccer trip. Roman Rumble a go for Saturday.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Tonight’s high school scoreboard. Hurricane: Georgia-Middle Tennessee game now at noon Saturday; Berry cancels men’s soccer trip. Roman Rumble a go for Saturday.

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


It was a big day for the Model community on Friday thanks to a pep rally as part of homecoming activities. Photo by Lenora McEntire Doss. Additional photos available at Model High Facebook.


 Tonight’s High School Football Scoreboard: 
  • FINAL: Rome tops Carrollton, 65-51.
  • FINAL: Rockmart beats Armuchee, 62-13.
  • FINAL: Chattooga over Coosa, 34-32.
  • FINAL: Pepperell beats Gordon Central, 28-27.
  • FINAL: Darlington over Gordon Lee, 24-7.
  • FINAL: Model beats Dade County, 34-12.
  • Unity Christian School at Peachtree Academy
  • FINAL: Cartersville over Cherokee, 28-10.
  • FINAL: Cass falls to Villa Rica, 16-3.
  • FINAL: Woodland beats Paulding County, 26-21.
  • FINAL: Adairsville falls 51-28 at Haralson County.
  • FINAL: Calhoun over North Murray, 34-10.
  • FINAL: Trion falls to North Cobb Christian, 28-7.
  • FINAL: Cedartown beats Southeast Whitfield, 55-7.
  • Mississippi School for the Deaf (0-0) at Georgia School for the Deaf (0-1) (Saturday)
  • Off: Sonoraville (1-2)

John McClellan picks for 15 high school games this weekend: Rome by 21 over Carrollton; big wins by Darlington, Pepperell, Cartersville and Rockmart. McClellan

2018 high school football season. High School 2018.

Cartersville football

  • Middle School Canes defeated Calhoun 14-0 to improve to 4-0.
  • 9th Grade Canes fell to N. Paulding 20-19 to drop to 2-1-1.
  • JV Canes beat N. Paulding 20-14 to move to 3-1.

Rome football

  • Rome Wolves JV 34, East Paulding JV 0.
  • Rome Wolves 9th Grade 63, East Paulding 62.


UGA-Middle Tennessee football game moved to noon Saturday. “After extensive evaluation involving the uncertainty of weather conditions on the east coast, and consideration of all constituencies involved including fans, support staff, and law enforcement, the Saturday Georgia-Middle Tennessee State game has been moved from 7:15 p.m. to a 12 noon kickoff in Sanford Stadium. The game will be televised on ESPN News and will stream live on the ESPN app.  The University of Georgia encourages fans to support disaster relief efforts through the Red Cross by texting “REDCROSS’ to 90999 to donate $10 from your phone.”

Berry Football: At Rhodes, 2 p.m. Saturday. Schedule

Shorter Football:  At West Florida, 7 p.m. Saturday. Season schedule

Georgia Bulldogs: Georgia hosts Middle Tennessee, noon Saturday, ESPN News. Schedule / SEC Schedule

Georgia Tech:  Tech at Pitt, 12:30 p.m. Saturday Schedule  / ACC Schedule

COLLEGES/Other sports

Florence/local sports. From Berry College: “Because of the impending threat from Hurricane Florence, the Berry College men’s soccer team has announced cancellations for this weekend’s contests at Randolph and Lynchburg. Berry’s next game is set for Sept. 21 at home as the Vikings take on Southern Athletic Association rival, Sewanee at 7:30 p.m.

Meet the new baseball Vikings: With fall practice beginning next week for the Berry College baseball team, head coach David Beasley has announced the new additions to the team for the upcoming season.  “This is a super talented group that complements our returners well,” Beasley said. “We know that we’re going to have to have players from this freshmen class step up and help lead us to a successful season.” Expanded report/player bios


Atlanta Falcons  host Carolina, 1 p.m. Sunday. Fox.  Schedule

The 2019 Rome Braves schedule: Rome opens the season on the road April 4 in Kannapolis followed by Columbia. The home season-opener is Thursday, April 11, vs. Greenville. 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.


Saturday: 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, 100 Broad St. 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: or contact GoGo Running at The Shoe Box at 706-291-0752.

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