Updated: Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Berry falls in playoffs to Huntingdon. Cartersville advances in football playoffs; Season ends for Rome, Darlington, Pepperell, Rockmart and Calhoun. Latest high school signings.
Berry season over with today’s playoff loss to Huntingdon, 27-24. Couple of highlights:
Berry’s Isaiah Dawson reached 1,000 rushing yards on the year, a program record.
Mason Kinsey caught his 50th career TD
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL
Friday night’s scores:
FINAL: Class 1A Private: Darlington falls to Mt. Paran, 16-13.
FINAL: Class 2A: Pepperell loses at Thomasville, 49-7.
FINAL: Class 2A: Rockmart falls to Brooks Co., 41-3.
FINAL: Class 3A: Calhoun loses at Peach Co., 35-0.
FINAL: Class 4A: Cartersville tops Thomson, 35-0. Next round: Will face winner of Woodward/St. Pius game.
FINAL: Class 5A: Rome falls at Warner Robins, 25-17. (Tough loss as Rome receiver tackled at Warner Robins 1 as time ran out).
John McClellan’s playoff picks. How did John pick’em Friday night? McClellan
Rome Middle teams in championship games today at Harrison High: 6th Grade will play Sprayberry, 11 a.m.; 7th Grade will play Harrison, 3 p.m.; 8th Grade will play Centennial, 7 p.m.
Front row, left to right: Leana (mother), Kasey, and Ken (father). Back row, left to right: Jeff Shiflett (CHS athletic director), Luke Myers (CHS assistant volleyball coach), Nic Hann (CHS head volleyball coach), Bryson (brother), Carson Laye (CHS head assistant volleyball coach), and La Donna Turrentine (CHS principal)
Berry Vikings vs. Huntingdon at noon. Tickets: $10 adults; $5 non-Berry students, seniors and kids 3-12; Berry students with IDs, free. Vikings
Georgia Bulldogs. At home vs. Texas A&M, at 3:30 p.m. CBS. Prepgame at 11:30 a.m. on 95.5 FM. SEC National will be in Athens broadcasting live at 10 a.m. on SEC Network. Bulldogs
ATLANTA FALCONS: Home vs. Tampa Bay, 1 p.m. Sunday. Fox. Radio: 92.9 FM. Falcons
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.
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. For more information or to register for the race, visit Active.com today. / Event page
Rome Half Marathon returns Dec. 14; also offers 5K race. GoGo Running All-Area Cross Country Banquet is Dec. 12. Registration is under way for the annual Rome Half Marathon to be held Saturday, Dec. 14,at State Mutual Stadium. In addition to the 13.1-mile Half Marathon, the event that is presented by GoGo Running and Redmond Regional Medical Center includes a 5-kilometer race. The area’s high school teams and athletes will be honored at the 2019 GoGo Running All-Area Cross Country Banquet set for Thursday, Dec. 12, at 6 p.m. at the Krannert Center at Berry College. For more