Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Berry tops Sewanee. Shorter falls to Gardner-Webb. UGA dominates Vandy and Nick Chubb reaches 4,000 rushing yards in college career.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Berry tops Sewanee. Shorter falls to Gardner-Webb. UGA dominates Vandy and Nick Chubb reaches 4,000 rushing yards in college career.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS

Cedartown native and UGA running back Nick Chubb reached 4,000 rushing yards for his college career. The only other Georgia tailback to cross that mark was Herschel Walker, who ran for 5,259 yards from 1980 to 1982, according to AJC. (photo from Saturday Down South)

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

Berry Vikings sports updates. Football: Berry tops Sewanee, 48-10 for its 11th consecutive win. Berry sets program record with 543 yards of offense in game. Game recap

  • Next up: Berry hosts Hendrix, 2 p.m. Saturday. Schedule

Shorter Hawks sports updates. Football: Shorter falls 42-14 at Gardner-Webb. It’s the 23rd consecutive loss for the program. Game recap

  • Next up: Shorter hosts North Alabama, Saturday at 1 p.m. at Barron Stadium. Schedule.
Georgia Bulldogs‘ football. No. 5 Georgia dominates Vanderbilt, 45-14. Next: Georgia hosts Missouri, Saturday at 7:30 p.m.

Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. Next game: Oct. 14 at Miami. Time: TBA

Alabama Crimson Tide.  Alabama beats Texas A&M, 27-19. Next: Alabama hosts Arkansas.

Norman’s No-Nos: How did Norman pick ’em? Norman Arey

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL
John McClellan high school picks: Next column posts Monday. McClellan

Latest high school football rankings due later today.

HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL

GHSA’s Class AA State Volleyball Championship playoffs

First round of GHSA’s Class AA State Volleyball Championship is Oct. 17. Local teams: Pepperell vs. Rabun, Armuchee vs. Washington, Coosa vs. Kipp and Chattooga vs. Douglass.

Rome High’s Volleyball team defeated Cass on Saturday to advance to state playoff in Class 5A.

MORE COLLEGE UPDATES

Georgia Highlands sports reports.

Georgia Northwestern Technical College sports updates

ATLANTA FALCONS

The Falcons are off this Sunday; hosting the Miami Dolphins at 1 p.m. Oct. 15; game on CBS.

ROME BRAVES

  • 16th season opener on Thursday, April 5, vs. Hagerstown at State Mutual Stadium. Mills Fitzner’s photo gallery for the 2017 season.

COMMUNITY SPORTS

The Harbin Hero Hustle returns to the streets of downtown Rome on Saturday, Oct. 14.  Registration continues, helping one of the five local charities competing for the $1,000 prize from Harbin Clinic. Those in the running include: Rome Floyd YMCA, Summit Quest, The Sweet Cocoon, Floyd County CASA, Living Proof Recovery.  Here’s how to sign up

Half Marathon, companion events return Dec. 2, to benefit local high school teams: To register and for more information: www.romehalf.com or contact GoGo Running at The Shoe Box at 706-291-0752.
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