Updated Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Seven photos of local fans at Monday night’s Georgia win over Oklahoma. Local college basketball returns this week. Falcons play Rams Saturday night in L.A.

Updated Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Seven photos of local fans at Monday night’s Georgia win over Oklahoma. Local college basketball returns this week. Falcons play Rams Saturday night in L.A.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS

The Wayne Robinson family of Rome were among the Northwest Georgians at the Rose Bowl Monday night to watch the Bulldogs earn their ticket to the national championship. Have a game photo to share? Please send it to druck@hometownheadlines.com
Hollis and Ashley Rish at the game.
From Melanie Hurst Merrin
The gang with Jason Free, Jeff Giddens, Joe Curtiss, Michael Schrimsher and Greg Woodard.
Extreme close-up of Jeff Giddens shouting “Go Dawgs” after Monday’s huge win.

 

The ‘Dilly Dilly’ attire – in custom red and black — made it to the game as well.
Joining the celebration: Caleb Ratliff, Abbi Ratliff, Kelvin Ratliff, Jennifer Ratliff and Alex Davis. “What a great experience.”

 

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

Huge night for Cedartown’s Nick Chubb. ESPN image.

Georgia Bulldogs win a thriller vs. Oklahoma in double overtime, 54-48. Big night for Cedartown’s Nick Chubb two two touchdowns, nearly 150 yards rushing. Expanded report

Alabama Crimson Tide avenges last year’s lost, beats Clemson 24-6 in the Sugar Bowl. Sugar Bowl

National Championship: Georgia vs. Alabama, next Monday at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta. 8 p.m., ESPN

Other SEC games on New Year’s Day: South Carolina defeats Michigan, 26-19; Auburn falls to 13-0 UCF, 34-27; Notre Dame beats LSU, 21-17. For bowl season: 4-5. Click SEC

Other ACC games: 5-6. Click ACC (surprised to learn Irish are part of the ACC bowl selection process?)

Norman’s No-Nos, bowl edition: Mr. Arey called it, Georgia for Alabama — with the Tide rolling to the crown. No-Nos

 COLLEGE BASKETBALL
  • Shorter men, women host West Florida this evening, 6 and 8 p.m.
  • Berry Vikings men, women at Rhodes on Friday.
  • GHC Lady Chargers travel Saturday to Atlanta Metro College, tip off 2 p.m.

ATLANTA FALCONS

The Falcons play at the Los Angeles Rams Saturday at 8:15 p.m. on NBC.

Track the NFL Playoffs.

BASEBALL 

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

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