Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Cartersville, Calhoun hold at no. 4, 5 in 5A; Cedartown no. 9 in 4A; Rockmart no. 7 in 3A. Georgia drops a spot to fourth in college. It’s all or nothing for Braves today in game 7 with Dodgers. Georgia falls to Alabama. Clemson stomps GA Tech. Falcons at Vikings today.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Cartersville, Calhoun hold at no. 4, 5 in 5A; Cedartown no. 9 in 4A; Rockmart no. 7 in 3A. Georgia drops a spot to fourth in college. It’s all or nothing for Braves today in game 7 with Dodgers. Georgia falls to Alabama. Clemson stomps GA Tech. Falcons at Vikings today.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports

Truett’s Chick-fli-A, 264 Shorter Ave., 6 a.m.-10 p.m. Drive-through, curbside and Door Dash.
Mount Berry Mall, 11 a.m.-8:30 p.m. (curbside, carryout, Door Dash). Shipping Container, 6 a.m.-10 p.m. All Monday-Saturday.

 

AJC high school rankings for the week of Oct. 18Click here for list.

  • 5A: Cartersville (5-1) holds at no. 4.
  • 5A: Calhoun (5-1) also stays at no. 5.
  • 4A: Cedartown (3-2) enters the top 10 at no. 9.
  • 3A: Rockmart (4-1) holds at no. 7.

The Associated Press Top 25 for Sunday, Oct. 18: Click for entire list

  • Top five: Clemson is no. 1 followed by no. 2 Alabama, no. 3 Notre Dame, no. 4 Georgia and no. 5 Ohio State.
  • Other SEC: Texas A& M no. 7, Florida is no. 10.
  • Other ACC: Miami is no. 11,  North Carolina, 14; Virginia Tech, 19; and N.C. State, 23.

 

 

 


HIGH SCHOOL

Later today: Latest high school rankings.

John McClellan’s high school picks: Next column: Monday morning.


VOLLEYBALL/SOFTBALL

Update from the A/AA region volleyball tournament at Armuchee High School:

Lady Wolves volleyball team will travel to Buford for the first round of the GHSA State Playoffs on Wednesday, Oct. 21, at 6 p.m. versus Buford Wolves.

Softball 1st Round Pairings (Best 2 of 3 Series Monday and Tuesday)
  • Class 5A Lithia Springs at Woodland Cass at Chapel Hill North Springs at Calhoun
  • Class 4A Cedartown at Druid Hills
  • Class 3A Rockmart at Lumpkin County White County at Sonoraville
  • Class 2A South Atlanta at Chattooga Pepperell at Pace Academy Coosa at Lovett

COLLEGE FOOTBALL (games all today)

Georgia Tech stomped by Clemson, 73-7. Next Saturday: At Boston College,4 p.m.  Georgia Tech

Georgia downed by Alabama, 41-24. Next: Georgia off Oct. 24. At Kentucky, noon on Oct. 31. Georgia /

Alabama next at Tennessee, 3:30 p.m., CBS. Alabama

SEC games on TV on Saturday, Oct. 24:

  • Auburn at Ole Miss, Noon on SEC Network
  • Alabama at Tennessee, 3:30 p.m. on CBS
  • Kentucky at Missouri, 4 p.m. on SEC Network
  • South Carolina at LSU, 7 p.m. on SEC Network

BASEBALL

Atlanta Braves drop another to Dodgers, 3-1, to force game 7 today. Series tied 3-3.

  • Next: Sunday, 8:15 p.m. on Fox.
  • Best-of-seven series with the winner going to the World Series vs. the American League champ.
  • More on the MLB playoffs.

ATLANTA FALCONS

  • Falcons (0-5) next at the Vikings, 1 p.m. Sunday, Fox. Radio: 92.9 FM The Game.
  • Injury report: The Atlanta Falcons announced Saturday that second-year defensive end John Cominsky has been placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list. Cominsky, 24, is the third Falcons player to go on the reserve/COVID-19 list this season. Rookie defensive tackle Marlon Davidson is also currently on the list, and another staffer was confirmed to have tested positive on Thursday prompting the Falcons to conduct business virtually out of an abundance of caution. Additionally, the Falcons announced that defensive line coaches Jess Simpson and Tosh Lupoi will not be traveling with the team to Minnesota; outside linebackers coach Aden Durde will assist with coaching the defensive line. Complete list


COMMUNITY SPORTS

Results to post later today from Saturday’s POWERADE Power Dash 5K and Health Walk, Rome’s first live race since March. 


 

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