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HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL
- John McClellan’s high school picks to win this Friday night. McClellan.
LOCAL COLLEGE FOOTBALL
- Berry Vikings rise to seventh in American Foodball Coaches Association poll. “After a record-setting 55-0 rout of Sewanee on Saturday, the Berry College football team jumped one spot to No. 7 in the latest American Football Coaches Association Top-25, building on the team’s highest ranking in program history. Berry is also ranked No. 8 in the D3football.com poll. With the win, Berry improves to 5-0 overall and 3-0 in the Southern Athletic Association (SAA). The Vikings set records offensively for total offense (577 yards), rushing yards (325), average gain per rush (7.4), average gain per play (8.1) and scored the second-most points in program history. The Vikings defense held Sewanee to just two third down conversions, 22 yards rushing and forced four takeaways.
- Berry College Vikings: Berry hosting Hendrix, Saturday at 2 p.m. Vikings
- Shorter Hawks. Shorter at West Alabama, Saturday at 5 p.m. Hawks
- Atlanta Falcons. Next up: At Arizona, 4 p.m. Sunday, TV: Fox. Radio: 92.9 The Game. Falcons
- Today: Atlanta falls in 10 to Saint Louis, 5-4.
- Wednesday: Saint Louis at Atlanta, 5:02 p.m., TBS
- Atlanta Braves: Latest updates @ Atlanta
Atlanta United. Next: Playoffs on Oct. 19 at MBS. ATLUTD
HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL
State softball first round pairings with best-of-three series today and Wednesday: Click for brackets
- 4A Cedartown at Flowery Branch
- 3A Jackson County at Calhoun, Sonoraville at Jefferson
- 2A Pepperell at Heard County, Callaway at Rockmart, Chattooga at Lamar County.
- 5A Woodland at Chamblee.
- Private A Darlington at Mt. Paran Christian. Winner will play at Strong Rock Christian in Round 2.
- Public A Trion has bye in Round 1. Will host winner of ACE Charter-Pelham series in Round 2.
- Rome Braves’ 2020 season schedule; open at home with seven-game stretch on April 9. 2020
- Pictures: Mills Fitzner’s photos from 2008-18, archive / Click here to see the 2019 season’s galleries.