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HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL
Updates from the Cartersville Canes Touchdown Club:
“We have the details many of you have been awaiting. Tickets to see the Purple Hurricanes face Blessed Trinity in the Class AAAA State Championship game will be on sale beginning Wednesday, Dec. 5. You can purchase tickets on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Monday and Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the ticket booth located on Church Street. Presale tickets are $22 each; however, if you purchase them at the stadium or order them online from Ticketmaster, they will be $29.50 each. There is no student discount available for this game. Also, tickets will not be for sale through Fan Co; online tickets are only available through Ticketmaster. We urge you to purchase your tickets early as we only have 4,000
To offer convenience, we will have fan bus transportation to the game for $7 per rider. You can sign up to ride the fan bus and purchase the bus ticket at the ticket booth during presale. You must have a game ticket to purchase a fan bus ticket. If you have purchased your game ticket online, you must bring proof of the purchase with you to buy the fan bus ticket.
John McClellan’s Georgia High School football championship picks for 2018: Cartersville Purple Hurricanes, Rockmart Yellow Jackets will win state titles Dec. 12. Also: A breakdown on the six other games. McClellan
State championships for high school football:
Class 2A: Rockmart vs. Heard Co., Dec. 12 at 1 p.m., Mercedes Benz Stadium. Tickets: Rockmart will pre-sale tickets for the BENZ starting Monday, Dec. 3. Pre-sale tickets will be $22.00 and $30.00 at door. You can purchase tickets at Rockmart High School, Raceway, City Body, Rockmart Florist, and Whiteheads Florist. Polk County Schools will be closed on Dec. 12 for the championship game.
Class 4A: Cartersville vs. Blessed Trinity, Dec. 12 at 4:30 p.m., Mercedes Benz Stadium. Cartersville City Schools will have a half-day of class on Dec. 12 for the championship game.
All games to be broadcast on GPB.
Berry Football places three on D3football.com All-Region team. Release. The postseason honors are beginning to roll in for the Berry football team, as a trio of Vikings have been selected to the D3football.com All-Region teams. Senior defensive lineman Bryson Lamboy earned the lone first team selection. He is joined by senior defensive back Kevin Grier and senior offensive lineman Nick McGee who were selected to the second and third team, respectively.
- Georgia to play in Sugar Bowl, 8:45 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 1, vs. Texas.
- Georgia Tech to play Minnesota in the Quick Lane Bowl in Detroit, Dec. 26, 5:15 p.m.
- Peach Bowl, Saturday, Dec. 29, noon: Florida vs. Michigan.
- Former Model High and Berry College standout Michelle Abernathy Lane will be the guest speaker the 2018 GoGo Running All-Area Cross Country Banquet to be held Thursday at 6 p.m., in the Krannert Ballroom at Berry College.