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Tonight: The penultimate College Football Playoff rankings are due. No real change is expected in the top four — Ohio State, LSU, Clemson and Georgia — but wait to see what happens after this weekend’s college championship games. CFP Rankings
- SEC Championship: Georgia vs. LSU, Saturday at 4 p.m. at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta. TV: CBS.
- ACC Championship: Clemson vs. Virginia, Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Charlotte. TV: ABC
Other conference championships (courtesy CNN):
- Friday: Utah vs. Oregon (Pac-12 Championship Game in Santa Clara, Calif. | 8 p.m. | ABC
- Appalachian State vs. Louisiana (Sun Belt Championship Game) | noon | ESPN
- Miami (Ohio) vs. Central Michigan (MAC Championship Game in Detroit) | noon | ESPN2
- Florida Atlantic vs. UAB (Conference USA Championship Game) | 1:30 p.m. | CBSSN
- Memphis vs. Cincinnati (America Athletic Conference Championship Game) | 3:30 p.m. | ABC
- Boise State vs. Hawai’i (Mountain West Championship Game) | 4 p.m. | ESPN
- Ohio State vs. Wisconsin (Big Ten Championship Game in Indianapolis, IN) | 8 p.m. | FOX
ATLANTA FALCONS: Sunday — Carolina at home, 1 p.m. TV: Fox. Radio: 92.9 FM. Falcons
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL
John McClellan’s high school playoff picks for this Friday. As Northwest Georgia’s impressive streak of state title bids ends, a look at who’ll make it to the high school football championships Dec. 13-14. McClellan.
Yet another appeal by Calhoun with a request to be in 4A. The Georgia High School Association board meets Dec. 11 to review the Calhoun appeal and others. GHSA
- 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.
>2019 GoGo Running All-Area Cross Country Team
- First Team: Nora Bailey, Rome; Ashley Morales, Rome; Jessie Schroeder, Model; Kaitlyn Stahl, Rome; Shelby Green, Armuchee; Ashley Hartness, Calhoun; Lucia Loarca, Rome.
- Honorable Mention: Anna Gibson, Calhoun; Brisa Lopez, Calhoun; Maggie Hawkins, Darlington; Elizabeth Peyton, Calhoun; Emily Bartleson, Rome; Riley Triplett, Sonoraville; Kate Scott, Darlington; Grace Stanley, Armuchee; Tiffany Creel, Unity; Malorie Bradfield, Rockmart.
- Middle School Runner of the Year: Marissa Kimple, Armuchee.
- First Team: Patrick Motes, Rome; Felipe Barrios, Calhoun; Simon Schabort, Model; Jordan Hellier, Model; Trace Harris, Rome; Gary Jones, Rome; Ryan Glass, Rome.
- Honorable Mention: Avery Wright, Rome; Christian Weatherby, Pepperell; Josh Martinez, Coosa; Joey Kowalczewski, Gordon Central; Tom Vincent, Pepperell; John-Prosser Deaton, Darlington; Davis Yeargen, Armuchee; Duncan Blankenship, Model; Dawson Brown, Trion; Tucker Wright, Rome.
- Middle School Runner of the Year: Ben Owens, St. Mary’s.