Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Shorter losing streak over with 37-7 victory. Berry gets another big win. First round high school playoff updates. Falcons at New Orleans, 1 p.m.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Shorter losing streak over with 37-7 victory. Berry gets another big win. First round high school playoff updates. Falcons at New Orleans, 1 p.m.

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.

 

The Shorter Hawks are finally back in the victory column with today’s 37-7 win over Allen University. Today’s win ends Shorter’s 48-game losing streak that dates back to October 2015 when they had their last win at Mississippi College (43-23) under former Coach Phil Jones. Hawks
The Berry College football team collected 574 yards of total offense on Saturday, defeating the Centre College Colonels 45-22 to remain in first place in the Southern Athletic Association (SAA). With Birmingham-Southern’s loss at Trinity today, the Vikings can clinch the team’s fourth consecutive SAA championship and another trip to the NCAA playoffs with a win against Austin College next weekend. Berry

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL

Look at first round playoffs on Friday, Nov. 15:

Class 1A: (power ratings/playoff announced on Monday)

  • Darlington now is Number 2 in the power ratings behind Eagles Landing Christian Academy.
  • Trion currently is Number 23 in Class A Public.

Class 2A:

  • Chattooga at Callaway
  • Model at Bremen
  • Heard County at Pepperell
  • Temple at Rockmart

Class 3A:

  • Calhoun will host Morgan Co.
  • Sonoraville at Jefferson
  • Adairsville leads the power ratings for the wild card slot and would play at Jenkins

Class 4A:

  • Cedartown at Marist
  • Cartersville will host Flowery Branch

Class 5A: Rome will host Lithonia

John McClellan’s Friday picks: Playoff picks coming on Monday.

Latest on the GHSA reclassifications. The Georgia High School Association meets on Nov. 12 to hear appeals of the latest classifications or bids to move to a larger classification. So far, Calhoun has appealed its placement in Class 5A. Christian Heritage has asked to play up to Class 2A, which likely would put them in the region with Coosa, Model, Pepperell, Chattooga, Gordon Central and Dade County. Kell has asked to play up in Class 6A. Agenda

Georgia Middle School Athletic Association playoffs, second round: 

  • Rome 6th Grade beat Wheeler, 52-0.
  • Rome 7th Grade tops Creekview, 44-14.
  • Rome 8th Grade over Wheeler, 56-6.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL/Today

  • Berry Vikings: Vikings top Centre College, 45-22. Next Saturday: At home vs. Austin, 2 p.m., final game of regular season. Vikings
  • Shorter Hawks. Hawks get a big win over Allen University, 37-7. Next Saturday: At Florida Tech, 3 p.m., final game of season. Hawks
  • Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. Lose at Virginia, 33-28. Next: At home vs. Virginia Tech, TBA. Jackets
  • Georgia Bulldogs. UGA tops Missouri, 27-0. Next Saturday: At Auburn, 3:30 p.m., CBS. Bulldogs

ATLANTA FALCONS: Sunday at New Orleans, 1 p.m. Fox. Radio: 92.9 FM.  Falcons

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.
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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