National Championship: Georgia vs. Alabama, next Monday at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta. 8 p.m., ESPN
- What they’re saying at UGA
- What they’re saying at Bama.
- Final look at locals at Monday’s Rose Bowl game. Six photos
Where to watch the game Monday night:
From Rome City Brewing Co.: “The National Championship is set and you can join us HERE on Monday night for the big game! Our tailgate party starts at 4pm complete with specials and prizes. Our big screen will be on the stage with full sound for the game. Wings, burgers, and beer specials all evening. #GoDawgs#RollTide#SEC“
Norman’s No-Nos, bowl edition: Mr. Arey called it, Georgia for Alabama — with the Tide rolling to the crown. No-Nos
HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL
Girls: Rome defeats Kell, 54-38.
Boys: Kell 65, Rome 44. Rome hosts Cass tonight at 7:30.
- Shorter women fall to West Florida, 60-54. Next: Thursday at home vs. Valdosta State, 6 p.m.
- Shorter men downed 81-65 by West Florida. Next: Thursday at home vs. Valdosta State, 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.
Rome Braves’ 16th season opener on Thursday, April 5, vs. Hagerstown at State Mutual Stadium. Mills Fitzner’s photo gallery for the 2017 season.