Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Ticket, transportation updates for Cartersville, Rockmart fans heading to the playoffs on Wednesday. Cross Country banquet tonight, JamieStrong Rome Half Marathon on Saturday.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Ticket, transportation updates for Cartersville, Rockmart fans heading to the playoffs on Wednesday. Cross Country banquet tonight, JamieStrong Rome Half Marathon on Saturday.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports

Click the above image to apply. New restaurant opens Dec. 13.

Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m.

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS

From Rockmart High School:

We have plenty of tickets! We will not run out of tickets! They are available at Raceway, Rockmart Florist, City Body, Whiteheads Florist and Rockmart High School. If they sell out, tell them to call us and we will bring more. Lorie Allred would love to take your money in the RHS Front Office. Parents and students, be careful buying parking. Your money is only good for one game. You will be charged double, triple or towed if you stay too long in the lot. Sign up for the fan bus; it will be the easiest way to get to the stadium. $8 per person. For more: Facebook

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. Please click for additional updates.

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.


COLLEGES/football

Bowl games:

  • 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.

COLLEGES/basketball

Berry College:  Men’s schedule /  women’s schedule

Shorter University: Men’s schedule / women’s schedule

Georgia Highlands: Men’s schedule / women’s schedule

  • Behind Manchester, England’s Jessica Eadsforth Yates‘ 18 points the Lady Chargers get the GCAA Conference win on the road over the Lady Tigers of East Georgia State, 76-45.
Georgia Northwestern: Men’s schedule / women’s schedule

NFL

Atlanta Falcons. Next: At Green Bay,  1 p.m. Sunday, Fox.  Schedule


BASEBALL

From the Rome Braves: 2019 schedule: Rome opens on the road April 4 in Kannapolis. Schedule / Mills Fitzner’s photo gallery


COMMUNITY

Saturday: Registration continues 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 the family of Rome teen runner Jamie Hughes (JamieStrong). 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 Thursday, Dec. 6. For more: www.romehalf.com or contact GoGo Running at The Shoe Box at 706-291-0752.
  • 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.
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