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Clemson dominates Alabama 44-16 to win the college football national championship; Cartersville’s Trevor Lawrence named game’s MVP: Cartersville High’s Trevor Lawrence, who set records with the Purple Hurricanes as a two-time state champion quarterback, appears to be starting his college career the same way. A true freshman, Lawrence lit up the Crimson Tide’s storied defense, passing for 347 yards and three touchdowns, earning the title of offensive player of the game. ”It’s been an awesome journey. It’s really unbelievable,” Lawrence told the Associated Press. Click Clemson Tigers / Crimson Tide
Final AP Top 25 of the season: Clemson no. 1, ‘Bama no. 2, Georgia and Florida tie at seventh: How did your team finish? Here’s the list.
HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL
Rome hosts Paulding Co., 6 p.m.
Armuchee at Model, 6 p.m.
Coosa at Rockmart, 6 p.m.
Pepperell vs. Chattooga, 6 p.m.
Darlington at North Cobb Christian, 6 p.m.
Unity hosts Shiloh Hills Christian, 6 p.m.
Rome hosts Paulding Co., 7:30 p.m.
Armuchee at Model, 7:30 p.m.
Coosa at Rockmart, 7:30 p.m.
Pepperell vs. Chattooga, 7:30 p.m.
Darlington at North Cobb Christian, 7:30 p.m.
Unity hosts Shiloh Hills Christian, 7:30 p.m.
Rome at Woodland, 7:30 p.m.
Rome at Woodland, 6 p.m.
Rome vs. Kell, 7:30 p.m.
Rome vs. Kell, 6 p.m.
From Shorter: “Due to unforeseen circumstances, both the women’s and men’s basketball games against Mississippi College tonight (1/7/2019) have been postponed until a further date. Shorter University and Mississippi College are working on scheduling a make up date for the games.”
The Chargers (13-2, 1-0 in conference play) at South Georgia Tech, Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. The Lady Chargers return to action on Wednesday as they travel to Americus, Georgia to take on the Lady Jets of South Georgia Tech, tip off 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 12
AFC Indianapolis Colts at Kansas City Chiefs, 4:35 p.m. (NBC)
NFC Dallas Cowboys at Los Angeles Rams, 8:15 p.m. (FOX)
Sunday, Jan. 13
AFC: Chargers at New England Patriots, 1:05 p.m. (CBS)
NFC: Philadelphia Eagles at New Orleans Saints, 4:40 p.m. (FOX)
Three Rivers Throwdown returns to Unity Christian School on Jan. 26: The seventh annual edition, put together by CrossFit UCS, is a fundraiser for the school/athletics program at Unity Christian School. It draws from 40 to 50 teams (four members each) from across the Southeast, competing in the school’s gymnasium.The entry fee is $360 a team and it lasts from 8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. There is no admission fee but donations are welcome. Competing will be CrossFit Chariot and CrossFit Rome as well as potential teams from Cartersville, Calhoun and perhaps as far away as Charleston, S.C. Details: Contact Tim Arrington (email: email@example.com) or click Facebook.