Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Coosa Volleyball to play for another state title on Saturday. Berry Volleyball no. 9 in the nation. Latest local sports headlines.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Coosa Volleyball to play for another state title on Saturday. Berry Volleyball no. 9 in the nation. Latest local sports headlines.

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.

 

VOLLEYBALL

Class A/AA-Public Semifinals  / brackets

Coosa Volleyball final four bound yet again: Big win over Rabun County on Tuesday afternoon sets up title fight Saturday at 1:30 p.m. vs. Elite Scholars Academy.  From Coosa: “We need the Eagle Nation at McEachern High School this Saturday at 1:30 for the championship.” This is the fourth straight title fight for Coosa; they won it all in 2017 and 2018.

The Berry College volleyball team jumped one spot to No. 9 in the latest American Volleyball Coaches Association Top 25. Berry is also ranked No. 2 in the latest NCAA Regional Rankings with a 21-4 overall record. The Vikings will serve as the No. 2 seed in the Southern Athletic Association (SAA) Tournament in Birmingham, Ala. on Nov. 8-10. Berry earned a five-set victory over Sewanee on Friday before a 3-1 win over Centre College on Saturday to give the Vikings a 12-2 conference record for the year. The team competes at the Emory National Invitational this weekend.


SPORTS HEADLINES.

Berry College Baseball’s Halloween Funddraiser will now take place on Sunday at 3:30 p.m. because of the rain expected on Halloween.


HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL

  • John McClellan’s playoff preview, high school picks for Friday: Model, Pepperell win as do Rome, Darlington, Rockmart. McClellan
  • Georgia Middle School Athletic Association playoffs begin Saturday: Rome 6th Grade v Centennial, 3:30 p.m. at Rome High School; Rome 7th Grade v Alpharetta, 6 p.m., at Barron Stadium; Rome 8th Grade v Chattahoochee, 8 p.m., Barron Stadium.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

  • Berry Vikings:  Off Nov. 2. Next game: Nov. 9 at Centre College. Vikings
  • Shorter Hawks.  Saturday vs. Delta State, 1 p.m. at Barron Stadium. Hawks
  • Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. Next: Saturday vs. Pitt. Jackets
  • Georgia Bulldogs. Saturday vs. Florida in Jacksonville, 3:30 p.m., CBS; 95.5 FM. Bulldogs

ATLANTA FALCONS:  Off this Sunday. Next game Nov. 10 at New Orleans, 1 p.m. Fox. Radio: 92.9 FM.  Falcons

ATLANTA UNITED:  Next: Atlanta at Toronto FC, 8 p.m. Wednesday. ATLUTD

LOCAL BASEBALL

  • 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.

COMMUNITY

Coming Dec. 7 in Cartersville. Details below.
The registration deadline for youth basketball at Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation is now Sunday, Nov. 3: To make sure everyone gets the word about youth basketball registration and the season beginning in December, Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation is extending regular registration until Sunday, Nov. 3.  Last-chance registration ends on Friday, Nov. 8. Registration can be done online at rfpra.com or in person at headquarters at 1 Shorter Ave. The fee for regular registration is $75 and increases to $90 for last-chance registration. Anyone missing the registration dates must register in person at One Shorter Avenue and will be placed on a wait list with no guarantee that they will be placed on a team.  RFPRA also is offering scholarships in partnership with the Atlanta Hawks Foundation for boy and girls who have never played basketball for RFPRA before. There is no income limitation, but registration must be done in person at our offices. There are 21 of these special scholarships available this season. Basketball season begins in December this year with practices starting in mid-November. For more on the Atlanta Hawks Foundation, click here.

Dec. 7: The Harbin Clinic Jingle Jog benefiting the Tranquility House Domestic Violence Center set for Sam Smith Park in Cartersville. With a variety of activities for all ages, the Jingle Jog offers a 5K, Holiday Hustle Fun Run and Walk and a Dasher Dash where children ages 5 and under can chase Dasher the reindeer. Racers are also encouraged to dress up in their most festive costumes and participate in the Jingle Jog Costume Contest. Concluding the race, participants are invited to experience the Winter Village, a festival featuring local artists, holiday bites and a special appearance by Santa and his reindeer. Have your picture taken with Kris Kringle and give your bells a little jingle to commemorate this exciting event. Registration for the 5K race is $25, and Holiday Hustle is $15 prior to Sunday, Dec. 1. Registration on race day is $35 for the 5K and $25 for the One Mile Fun Run. The Dasher Dash is free to all children ages 5 and under. Race day registration begins at 8 a.m. and the awards ceremony wraps-up the event at 10:15 a.m. with times and results organized by Wire2Wire Running. Packet pick-up will be on Friday, Dec. 6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Komatsu at 1515 E. Main St. Event parking will be in the large, lower parking lot at the Cartersville Southern Soccer Academy at 152 Milner Rd., SE. To guarantee your T-shirt size, please register by Nov. 20. For more information or to register for the race, visit Active.com today. / Event page

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