Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: High school basketball tournament results, schedule. Berry places 101 athletes on SAA fall honor roll. National Anthem tryouts today for 2019 Rome Braves season.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: High school basketball tournament results, schedule. Berry places 101 athletes on SAA fall honor roll. National Anthem tryouts today for 2019 Rome Braves season.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports

Truett’s Chick-fil-A, 6 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Saturday.

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

SPORTS HEADLINES

 

Berry places 101 on SAA Fall Academic Honor Roll: Release. The Southern Athletic Association (SAA) has announced the league’s fall Academic Honor Roll with the Berry College Vikings placing 101 student-athletes on the list. To qualify, a student-athlete must maintain a minimum grade-point average of 3.25 for the term and be a regular member of a varsity athletic team in a sport sponsored by the conference.


HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Latest from the tournaments.
REGION 7 / 2A
GIRLS
Friday:
Model lost 65-54 to Chattooga
Rockmart beat Gordon Central, 59-53.
Saturday:
2 p.m. Consolation game: Model vs. Gordon Central.
6 p.m. Regional championship: Chattooga vs. Rockmart.
BOYS
Friday:
Rockmart topped Model, 53-51.
Chattooga over Coosa, 96-66.
Saturday:
3:30 p.m. Consolation game: Model vs. Coosa.
7:30 p.m. Region championship: Rockmart vs. Chattooga.
REGION 7 / 5A TOURNAMENTS

Girls Schedule

Friday:
Rome beat Cass, 62-48, to earn 3rd place in region.
Villa Rica over Carrollton, 48-37. (Championship)

Boys Schedule

Friday:
Carrollton beats Rome, 78-69. Rome is 4th seed from region in the state tournament.
Kell over Villa Rica, 53-52. (Championship)


REGION 5 / 4A

Girls Tournament.

Friday/ At Sandy Creek

  • Troup County beats Cedartown, 45-39.
  • Sandy Creek over Central of Carrollton, 48-41.

Saturday/ At Sandy Creek

  • Consolation: Cedartown vs. Central of Carrollton at 3:00
  • Championship: Troup County vs. Sandy Creek at 6:00

Boys Tournament

Friday/At Sandy Creek

  • Cartersville beat Troup County, 53-43
  • Sandy Creek crushed Cedartown, 90-26.

Saturday/At Sandy Creek

  • Consolation: Troup County vs. Cedartown at 4:30.
  • Championship: Cartersville vs. Sandy Creek at 7:30.

REGION 6 / 3A TOURNAMENT AT RINGGOLD

Friday Semifinals- Boys
Calhoun beat Coahulla Creek, 61-36.
North Murray over Ringgold, 61-52.

Saturday

  • Consolation 4:30: Coahulla Creek v. Ringgold
  • Championship 7:30: Calhoun v. North Murray

Friday Semifinals- Girls
Coahulla Creek over North Murray. 45-24.
Sonoraville over Ringgold, 68-41.

Saturday

  • Consolation 3:00: Ringgold v. North Murray
  • Championship 6:00: Sonoraville v. Coahulla Creek

REGION 6/ A-GIRLS

Wednesday

Friday/ At Trion

  • Mount Paran vs. Bowdon 3:00
  • Darlington lost to St. Francis, 65-27. Darlington will play next in state tournament.

Saturday/At Trion

  • Championship 4:30

COLLEGES/basketball

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

  • Berry Women: Lady Vikings win 8 in a row with 87-80 victory over Sewanee on Friday. Ties the longest winning streak for BC’s women since the 2005-06 season.
  • Berry Men: The Vikings win 69-63 at Sewanee on Friday.

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

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

  • Lady Chargers: They return to action on Saturday at home versus conference leader South Georgia Tech, tip off 2 p.m.
  • Chargers: The Chargers (19-4, 7-2 in conference play) return to action on Saturday at home versus South Georgia Tech, tip off 4 p.m.

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


SOCCER
Arsenal spring recreational soccer league is back:  We are ready for some soccer. For ages 4 to 15 for boys and girls.  Early registration continues through Feb. 26. Focus of this league is participation and fun. Fundamental skills of the game are developed and refined through games and activities.  Sportsmanship, respect and responsibility are all key components of this league. All our recreational coaches are licensed through Georgia Soccer. Every game starts with a prayer and ends with a handshake. Practices are held once a week for one hour. Practices begin March 4. Games are played on Fridays or Saturdays. Games begin March 15 and end May 11. (9 Week, 8 Game Season). Every child receives an award at the end of the season and there is a season-ending Cow Patty Bingo party sponsored by Southeastern Mills/Louisiana Hot Sauce for all players and their families. Age groups are U6, U8, U10, U12 and U15 with separate boys and girls divisions in each age group.      
  • Early registration discount: YMCA Members  $79, Non Members   $119. A $10 regular registration increase applies after Feb. 26.Cost includes jersey, end of season award and pizza party as well as Georgia Soccer Association registration.  For more: facebook.com/YMCARomeSoccer
Lil’ Gunners spring preschool soccer: Classes focus on introducing soccer through outrageously fun games and activities. We help develop social, emotional, and cognitive skills while providing physical exercise and developing players who are good teammates – on and off the soccer field. Classes meet at Grizzard Park on Thursday afternoons 5-5:35 p.m. There are a maximum of 15 participants per class so register as soon as you can. Cost: $25 for Y members; $40 for non members. Dates: Session 1 – March  7, 14, 21 & April 4.
 Session 2 – April  11, 18, 25 & May 2. Cost includes team shirt and medal.

BASEBALL

Try out to sing the National Anthem at a 2019 Rome Braves home game. Tryouts are Saturday from 1-7 p.m. but must be scheduled by Friday. Auditions will be scheduled in 10-minute intervals. If you’d like to sign up, please email lori.george@braves.com or call 706-378-5107. No walk-ups on the day of tryouts.

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


COMMUNITY

Rome-Floyd Sports Hall of Fame inductees for 2019 are Renny Bryner, Sally Echols, Dr. Gary Graves,  Jonathan Kilgo, David Mathis. Banquet is Feb. 25.  Hall of Fame

March 16: The Harbin Clinic Leprechaun-a-thon returns. Harbin Clinic once again is teaming with Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation and Parker Systems for the event, which is the largest 5K race in Northwest Georgia, featuring all the fun and festivities of the previous eight years rolled into one giant, green gala. Race day festivities kick off with the costume contest at 6:30 p.m. The 5K race, featuring a mostly flat and fast course, begins at 7:30 p.m. with the walk starting a few minutes after at 7:40 p.m. Event registration is open. Preregistration costs $25 for the 5K and $20 for the walk. Kids age 12 and under and groups of 10 or more athletes can register for $20 by visiting the parks and rec administration office at 1 Shorter Ave. For more.
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