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Chick-fil-A Sports Updates: Alabama, Georgia hold at no. 1, 2; big changes in the rest of AP’s Top 25. Atlanta Falcons hammered by Pittsburgh, now 1-4. Berry gets big Mountain Day win. Shorter losing streak continues.

Chick-fil-A Sports Updates: Alabama, Georgia hold at no. 1, 2; big changes in the rest of AP’s Top 25. Atlanta Falcons hammered by Pittsburgh, now 1-4. Berry gets big Mountain Day win. Shorter losing streak continues.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m. While Alabama and Georgia remained atop the AP Top 25, then no. 5 LSU dropped to no. 13 after being upset by the Florida Gators on Saturday (no. 14 this week). Other SEC rankings: Kentucky at no. 18, Auburn at no.… Continue Reading

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Tumor Troopers: Complete race results, nearly $12,500 raised so far for children with brain and spinal tumors.

Tumor Troopers: Complete race results, nearly $12,500 raised so far for children with brain and spinal tumors.

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 2018 edition of the Tumor Trooper Run/Walk at Richard B. Russell airport. The annual event raises funds to support the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation that helps children with brain and spinal cord tumors. According… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Big wins for Rome, Coosa, Rockmart, Cartersville, Calhoun, Chattooga, Cedartown. Berry and Shorter at home today. Updates on Braves vs. Dodgers.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Big wins for Rome, Coosa, Rockmart, Cartersville, Calhoun, Chattooga, Cedartown. Berry and Shorter at home today. Updates on Braves vs. Dodgers.

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 FINAL: Rome topples East Paulding, 62-14. (Jamious Griffin now owns the single season rushing record with 1,497 yards with 3 regular season games remaining) FINAL: Rockmart beats Pepperell, 40-10. FINAL: Chattooga over Model, 41-8. FINAL: Gordon Central beats Armuchee,… Continue Reading

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Updated Chick-fil-A Sports Report extra: Berry tops Sewanee, 44-3, for Mountain Day victory. Shorter falls to West Alabama, 48-17.

Updated Chick-fil-A Sports Report extra: Berry tops Sewanee, 44-3, for Mountain Day victory. Shorter falls to West Alabama, 48-17.

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/football: Berry Football:  Vikings win 44-3 over Sewanee. Improves to 6-0 overall & 4-0 in the SAA. Game release: The No. 13 Berry College football team cruised to a 44-3 victory over the Sewanee Tigers in front of a record-setting, Mountain Day crowd of… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Tonight’s high school football scores. Atlanta Braves fall 6-0 to Dodgers in game one. Harbin Clinic Turkey Trot due Nov. 17 in Cartersville.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Tonight’s high school football scores. Atlanta Braves fall 6-0 to Dodgers in game one. Harbin Clinic Turkey Trot due Nov. 17 in Cartersville.

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 games: FINAL: Rome topples East Paulding, 62-14. (Jamious Griffin now owns the single season rushing record with 1,497 yards with 3 regular season games remaining) FINAL: Rockmart beats Pepperell, 40-10. FINAL: Chattooga over Model, 41-8. FINAL: Gordon… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Sports Update: Rome’s quick bid to host NCAA Division II football championship ends; Texas gets it. Earlier: More changes in the Atlanta Braves’ farm system following the firing of Rocket Wheeler, Randy Ingle as the big club opens the playoffs tonight. Shorter football game theme: ‘Tackle cancer.’

Chick-fil-A Sports Update: Rome’s quick bid to host NCAA Division II football championship ends; Texas gets it. Earlier: More changes in the Atlanta Braves’ farm system following the firing of Rocket Wheeler, Randy Ingle as the big club opens the playoffs tonight. Shorter football game theme: ‘Tackle cancer.’

Chick-fil-A Sports Report Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m. Community’s bid to host NCAA Division II football championship ends as game goes to Texas: Rome’s quickly assembled bid to host the displaced NCAA Division II Football Championship in December is over as the planning committee has selected the city of… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Sports Report: State, national honors for Coosa High Volleyball, Coach Nic Hann. Berry Volleyball climbs to no. 21.  Atlanta Braves-Dodgers playoff game times set starting at 8:30 p.m. Thursday.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report: State, national honors for Coosa High Volleyball, Coach Nic Hann. Berry Volleyball climbs to no. 21. Atlanta Braves-Dodgers playoff game times set starting at 8:30 p.m. Thursday.

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 Coosa High School volleyball team earned the American Volleyball Coaches Association Team Academic Award for the 2017-18 season. This marks the first time CHS has earned the award and is only one of nine girls high school volleyball programs… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Weekly soccer updates. Latest on local high school, college football, soccer. Atlanta Braves travel to L.A. vs. Dodgers Thursday.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Weekly soccer updates. Latest on local high school, college football, soccer. Atlanta Braves travel to L.A. vs. Dodgers Thursday.

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 update: The YMCA Arsenal Rome Select soccer teams were led by the U19 boy’s (2000 birthdays) 2 strong wins and posted a 5-5-1 record to make it 21 wins, 25 losses, and 8 ties for the season. The B’00 I-B… Continue Reading

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Updates on Harbin Hero Hustle: Full race results. Also: Murphy Harpst Children’s Home wins $1,000 grand prize; Living Proof Recovery wins $750 drawing.

Updates on Harbin Hero Hustle: Full race results. Also: Murphy Harpst Children’s Home wins $1,000 grand prize; Living Proof Recovery wins $750 drawing.

THE LATEST On Saturday, more than 750 superheroes took part in the Harbin Hero Hustle 5K & Health Walk at Ridge Ferry Park. Esdras Real finished in the top spot on the course with a time of 15:49. Full race results are posted here. Murphy Harpst Children’s Home won the most votes for the Harbin Hero Challenge,… Continue Reading

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John McClellan’s high school picks: Region 7-AA showdown between Pepperell, Rockmart this Friday — Yellow Jackets by 19. Easy night ahead for Rome, Cartersville, Calhoun.

John McClellan’s high school picks: Region 7-AA showdown between Pepperell, Rockmart this Friday — Yellow Jackets by 19. Easy night ahead for Rome, Cartersville, Calhoun.

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 Rockmart Yellow Jackets emerged as co-leaders in Region 7-AA following the third week of league play. Meanwhile, the Coosa Eagles and GSD Tigers picked up their first wins of the season… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Sports Report: John McClellan’s high school picks. Local teams again dominate high school rankings. Berry no. 14 in latest DIII poll. Alabama no. 1, UGA no. 2 in AP Top 25. Falcons now 1-3 on the season. Atlanta Braves prepare for Thursday playoff opener.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report: John McClellan’s high school picks. Local teams again dominate high school rankings. Berry no. 14 in latest DIII poll. Alabama no. 1, UGA no. 2 in AP Top 25. Falcons now 1-3 on the season. Atlanta Braves prepare for Thursday playoff opener.

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 picks: Region 7-AA showdown between Pepperell, Rockmart this Friday — Yellow Jackets by 19. Easy night ahead for Rome, Cartersville, Calhoun. McCellan Rockmart jumps to no. 3 in AA state football poll. Rome, Calhoun remain… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Sports update: Rockmart jumps to no. 3 in AA state football poll. Rome, Calhoun remain in top spots; Cartersville no. 4.

Chick-fil-A Sports update: Rockmart jumps to no. 3 in AA state football poll. Rome, Calhoun remain in top spots; Cartersville no. 4.

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 The AJC’s weekly top 10 ranking of high school football teams:  AJC 5A: Rome remains no. 1 after 33rd consecutive win Friday. Now 6-0 on the season. 4A: Cartersville holds at no. 4 after  44th consecutive regular-season victory. Also… Continue Reading

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Atlanta Braves fire Rome team manager Ralph “Rocket” Wheeler and former manager Randy Ingle. Both had combined 44 years with Braves organization.

Atlanta Braves fire Rome team manager Ralph “Rocket” Wheeler and former manager Randy Ingle. Both had combined 44 years with Braves organization.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m. Hometown Headlines has confirmed Ralph “Rocket” Wheeler and Randy Ingle have been fired by the Atlanta Braves organization. Wheeler most recently served as the Rome Braves’ Team Manager and had been with the organization for 16 years since serving as the Rome Braves first… Continue Reading

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Updated: Chick-fil-A Sports Report: SEC leads AP Top 25 — Alabama, no. 1; Georgia, no. 2; LSU, no. 5. Falcons fall to 1-3 as Bengals win, 37-36. Big win for Berry, another loss for Shorter. Georgia and Tech both victorious. Update on Trevor Lawrence injury. Falcons host Bengals at 1 p.m.

Updated: Chick-fil-A Sports Report: SEC leads AP Top 25 — Alabama, no. 1; Georgia, no. 2; LSU, no. 5. Falcons fall to 1-3 as Bengals win, 37-36. Big win for Berry, another loss for Shorter. Georgia and Tech both victorious. Update on Trevor Lawrence injury. Falcons host Bengals at 1 p.m.

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 holds no. 2 spot in latest AP Top 25. The SEC’s vice grip on the Top 25 continued with Alabama, Georgia and LSU are holding their spots from the previous week. The news: Ohio State moved to no. 3 while… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Sports Report extra: Berry football team shows support for injured player. Vikings shutout Austin, 61-0. Shorter falls to West Georgia. Trevor Lawrence injured in Clemson game.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report extra: Berry football team shows support for injured player. Vikings shutout Austin, 61-0. Shorter falls to West Georgia. Trevor Lawrence injured in Clemson game.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m. Update: The Berry College community has seen an outpouring of support for Vikings football player Justus Edwards who was injured in last Saturday’s football game at Centre College. Edwards, a sophomore from Alabama, continues to be evaluated for injuries sustained and… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Big wins for Rome, Coosa, Pepperell, Darlington, Cartersville, Rockmart and Adairsville. Berry and Shorter both at home today. Harbin Hero Hustle this evening.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Big wins for Rome, Coosa, Pepperell, Darlington, Cartersville, Rockmart and Adairsville. Berry and Shorter both at home today. Harbin Hero Hustle this evening.

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 Model, 41-7. FINAL: Armuchee falls at Coosa, 51-29. FINAL: Rome stomps Woodland, 48-7. FINAL: Darlington tops Christian Heritage, 24-21. FINAL: Praise Academy beats Unity Christian School, 50-26. FINAL: Rockmart crushes Chattooga, 56-0. FINAL:… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Tonight’s high school football scoreboard. Latest updates on injured Berry football player and how you can help. Package pickup today for Harbin Hero Hustle.

Chick-fil-A Sports Report: Tonight’s high school football scoreboard. Latest updates on injured Berry football player and how you can help. Package pickup today for Harbin Hero Hustle.

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 high school scores: FINAL: Pepperell beats Model, 41-7. FINAL: Armuchee falls at Coosa, 51-29. FINAL: Rome stomps Woodland, 48-7. FINAL: Darlington tops Christian Heritage, 24-21. FINAL: Praise Academy beats Unity Christian School, 50-26. FINAL: Rockmart crushes Chattooga,… Continue Reading

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