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Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Hurricanes’ Trevor Lawrence named starting quarterback at Clemson — and ACC rookie of the week. Berry no. 17 in latest polls; individual honors for Vikings.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Hurricanes’ Trevor Lawrence named starting quarterback at Clemson — and ACC rookie of the week. Berry no. 17 in latest polls; individual honors for Vikings.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m. Trevor Lawrence, who led the Cartersville Purple Hurricanes to two consecutive 4A state titles, has been named Clemson’s starting quarterback. Trevor Lawrence also was named the ACC’s rookie of the week, his first honor in his college career. “Last week, the… Continue Reading

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John McClellan’s high school football picks: Coosa over Armuchee; Pepperell to top Model. Rome, Cartersville, Rockmart, Cedartown (Thursday) to cruise. Darlington by 12 over Christian Heritage.

John McClellan’s high school football picks: Coosa over Armuchee; Pepperell to top Model. Rome, Cartersville, Rockmart, Cedartown (Thursday) to cruise. Darlington by 12 over Christian Heritage.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m.     By John McClellan For Hometown Headlines The Pepperell Dragons and Model Blue Devils captured big wins over Floyd County rivals to move to 2-0 in Region 7-AA and move in prime contention for state playoff berths. The Cartersville Purple… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Sports Report: John McClellan’s high school picks for Friday. Latest rankings: Rome, Calhoun no. 1; Cartersville, no. 4; Rockmart, 5.  Georgia holds at no. 2 in college rankings. Update on injured Berry player.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report: John McClellan’s high school picks for Friday. Latest rankings: Rome, Calhoun no. 1; Cartersville, no. 4; Rockmart, 5. Georgia holds at no. 2 in college rankings. Update on injured Berry player.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m.     HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL John McClellan’s high school football picks: Coosa over Armuchee; Pepperell to top Model. Rome, Cartersville, Rockmart, Cedartown (Thursday) to cruise. Darlington by 12 over Christian Heritage. McClellan High school rankings:  Rome, Calhoun remain no. 1 at midpoint… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Sports Update: High school rankings: Rome, Calhoun remain no. 1 at midpoint of regular season; Cartersville drops to no. 4 in 4A; Rockmart holds at no. 5 in 2A; Darlington drops out of A Private.

Chick-fil-A Sports Update: High school rankings: Rome, Calhoun remain no. 1 at midpoint of regular season; Cartersville drops to no. 4 in 4A; Rockmart holds at no. 5 in 2A; Darlington drops out of A Private.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m.   The AJC’s weekly top 10 ranking of high school football teams:  AJC 5A: Rome remains no. 1 after 32th consecutive win Friday. Now 5-0 on the season. 4A: Cartersville drops from no. 3 to no. 4 after close call at Cedartown; … Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Georgia holds at no. 2 in AP Top 25; Tide no. 1, LSU no. 5. Falcons fall in OT to Saints. Berry Vikings get tough win in OT. Shorter falls at Valdosta State. Atlanta Braves clinch NL East Division.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Georgia holds at no. 2 in AP Top 25; Tide no. 1, LSU no. 5. Falcons fall in OT to Saints. Berry Vikings get tough win in OT. Shorter falls at Valdosta State. Atlanta Braves clinch NL East Division.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m. Three of AP’s Top 25 from the SEC: Georgia remained no. 2 in the latest AP rankings, 13 points ahead of no. 3 Clemson (which decimated Georgia Tech on Saturday). Alabama was no. 1 again with LSU — at 4-0 —… Continue Reading

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Updated Chick-fil-A Sports Report Extra: Berry wins 38-35 in OT at Centre. Shorter drops another to Valdosta State. Georgia tops Missouri. Tech loses another to Clemson.

Updated Chick-fil-A Sports Report Extra: Berry wins 38-35 in OT at Centre. Shorter drops another to Valdosta State. Georgia tops Missouri. Tech loses another to Clemson.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m. COLLEGES: Berry Football: Vikings win a back-and-forth brawl at Centre with a 38-35 final score. Berry is now 4-0 and remains undefeated in the SAA.   Game release: Winning their 19th-consecutive regular-season game would take everything the Vikings had in Danville, Ky. on… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Wins for Rome, Pepperell, Model, Unity, Cartersville, Calhoun, Rockmart, Trion. Tough loss for Darlington. Berry and Shorter on road today.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Wins for Rome, Pepperell, Model, Unity, Cartersville, Calhoun, Rockmart, Trion. Tough loss for Darlington. Berry and Shorter on road today.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m. HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL Friday’s scores: FINAL: Pepperell beats Coosa, 38-14. FINAL: Model wins at Armuchee, 14-7. FINAL: Rome over Cass, 49-14. FINAL: Darlington falls to Mt. Zion, 28-17. FINAL: Unity Christian School over Holy Spirit Prep, 48-14. FINAL: Cartersville wins at… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Tonight’s high school football scoreboard. Rome’s Xavier Roberts-Donaldson voted USA Today’s Super 25 Top Star for Week 6.  Berry, Shorter on the road this Saturday.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Tonight’s high school football scoreboard. Rome’s Xavier Roberts-Donaldson voted USA Today’s Super 25 Top Star for Week 6. Berry, Shorter on the road this Saturday.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m. HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL Tonight’s schedule: FINAL: Pepperell beats Coosa, 38-14. FINAL: Model wins at Armuchee, 14-7. FINAL: Rome over Cass, 49-14. FINAL: Darlington falls to Mt. Zion, 28-17. FINAL: Unity Christian School over Holy Spirit Prep, 48-14. FINAL: Cartersville wins at… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Sports Report: John McClellan’s picks for Friday’s games. Schedule and radio broadcasts. Berry, Shorter, Georgia on the road Saturday; Georgia Tech home vs. Clemson.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report: John McClellan’s picks for Friday’s games. Schedule and radio broadcasts. Berry, Shorter, Georgia on the road Saturday; Georgia Tech home vs. Clemson.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m.   HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL John McClellan’s high school football picks: 1-point win for Darlington; Cartersville by 29 over Cedartown; Rome by 30-plus over Cass; Ws for Pepperell, Model;  easy Calhoun, Rockmart wins, too. McClellan The schedule: Coosa (0-4, 0-1) at Pepperell (2-2,… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Rome Braves name pitcher, position players of the year. Division III honors for Berry’s Bryson Lamboy.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Rome Braves name pitcher, position players of the year. Division III honors for Berry’s Bryson Lamboy.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m. More post-season honors from the Rome Braves: Congratulations to Position Player of the Year, Drew Waters (centerfielder), and Pitcher of the Year: Hayden Deal. More baseball below. HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL Rome High’s Xavier Roberts-Donaldson nominated for USA Today Super 25 Top Star:… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Weekly soccer report. Another Rome High football player up for honors from USA Today. Updates from Berry College.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Weekly soccer report. Another Rome High football player up for honors from USA Today. Updates from Berry College.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m. Weekly soccer report: The YMCA Arsenal Rome Select soccer teams had a stormy weekend. They posted a 5-9-1 record to make it 9 wins, 15 losses, and 6 ties for the season. The B’06 (U13) III-Yellow tied the Three Rivers Athletic… Continue Reading

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John McClellan’s picks for 14 games this weekend: 1-point win for Darlington; Cartersville by 29 over Cedartown; Rome by 30-plus over Cass; Ws for Pepperell, Model;  easy Calhoun, Rockmart wins, too.

John McClellan’s picks for 14 games this weekend: 1-point win for Darlington; Cartersville by 29 over Cedartown; Rome by 30-plus over Cass; Ws for Pepperell, Model; easy Calhoun, Rockmart wins, too.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m.    By John McClellan For Hometown Headlines The Rome Wolves took a major step toward another region and state championship as they extended the state’s longest winning streak to 31 games with a 65-51 win over Carrollton. The first weekend of… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Sports Report: John McClellan’s high school picks. Five area teams top the charts in latest football poll. Georgia jumps to no. 2 in AP Top 25; Berry no. 17 in DIII. Falcons get first win of the season vs. Panthers.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report: John McClellan’s high school picks. Five area teams top the charts in latest football poll. Georgia jumps to no. 2 in AP Top 25; Berry no. 17 in DIII. Falcons get first win of the season vs. Panthers.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m. HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL John McClellan’s high school football picks: 1-point win for Darlington; Cartersville by 29 over Cedartown; Rome by 30-plus over Cass; Ws for Pepperell, Model;  easy Calhoun, Rockmart wins, too. McClellan Cartersville climbs to no. 2 in latest 4A rankings.… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Sports Report extra: Northwest Georgia football teams dominating state rankings — 5A Rome, 3A Calhoun remain in first; 4A Cartersville climbs to no. 2; Darlington is no. 4 (A private) Rockmart is no. 5 (2A).

Chick-fil-A Sports Report extra: Northwest Georgia football teams dominating state rankings — 5A Rome, 3A Calhoun remain in first; 4A Cartersville climbs to no. 2; Darlington is no. 4 (A private) Rockmart is no. 5 (2A).

Chick-fil-A Sports Report Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m. The AJC’s weekly top 10 ranking of high school football teams:  AJC 5A: Rome remains no. 1 after 31sth consecutive win Friday. Now 4-0 on the season. 4A: Cartersville, thanks to its 41st consecutive regular-season victory, moves up to the no. 2… Continue Reading

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Updated Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Georgia now no. 2 in AP Top 25, jumps Clemson. Berry gets another win, rises to no. 17 in DIII football rankings.  Shorter losing streak continues. Georgia beats Middle Tennessee, Tech loses to Pitt. Falcons host Carolina today.

Updated Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Georgia now no. 2 in AP Top 25, jumps Clemson. Berry gets another win, rises to no. 17 in DIII football rankings. Shorter losing streak continues. Georgia beats Middle Tennessee, Tech loses to Pitt. Falcons host Carolina today.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m. Georgia passes Clemson for no. 2 spot on latest AP Top 25: AP voters were impressed by Georgia’s win over South Carolina on Sept. 15, so much so that the Bulldogs closed within a handful of points of No. 2 Clemson. Following… Continue Reading

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Streaking! From 132 consecutive regional high school wins (Calhoun) to a 31-game college losing skid (Shorter), several Northwest Georgia teams have some notable streaks going.

Streaking! From 132 consecutive regional high school wins (Calhoun) to a 31-game college losing skid (Shorter), several Northwest Georgia teams have some notable streaks going.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m.     Technical issue: We’ve posted this story twice this morning as the first copy is corrupt. We are not able to open the file and delete for some reason. The updated version appears below. As we wrap up the fourth… Continue Reading

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Streaking! From 132 consecutive regional wins to a 31-game losing skid, several Northwest Georgia teams have some notable streaks going

Streaking! From 132 consecutive regional wins to a 31-game losing skid, several Northwest Georgia teams have some notable streaks going

Chick-fil-A Sports Report Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m. As we wrap up the fourth week of the high school football season and third week of college football, several teams in Northwest Georgia have some notable streaks going. Let’s take a look at our colleges first. Berry College now has… Continue Reading

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Complete results from Saturday’s 32nd annual Roman Rumble 5K benefiting Harbor House

Complete results from Saturday’s 32nd annual Roman Rumble 5K benefiting Harbor House

Chick-fil-A Sports Report Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m. It was a beautiful morning for the 32nd Annual Roman Rumble 5K/Health Walk at Ridge Ferry Park, benefiting Harbor House.  For more: Roman Rumble. Race results:  Age Group Report: 9/15/2018 10:19:42 AM Position Bib # Name Chip Start Gun Start Finish… Continue Reading

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