HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS
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COOSA: The following Coosa High students signed Wednesday
DARLINGTON: These Darlington varsity football players signed to play at the collegiate level on National Signing Day on Wednesday:
- Elijah Ball – Wofford College
- Jacob Hunt – UNC Charlotte
- Karl Swiger – Wofford College
- Tijai Whatley – Georgia Tech
Cartersville/Bartow County: Here’s a list of the Cartersville-Bartow County college signings courtesy of WBHF AM 1450-100.3 FM. Committed
HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL
The 7AA regional boys and girls basketball tournaments is at Model High School again Friday with the championship games Saturday. Admission is $7 per person. Concession: Hot dogs, popcorn and pizza.
Girls’ scoreboard and schedule:
Pepperell upsets Chattooga, 44-33.
Unity 67-12 over Horizon Christian.
Gordon Central 73, Armuchee 63.
Rome 61, Hiram 26 (at Carrollton)
Darlington girls vs. St. Francis, at Walker, 7:30 p.m.
Model vs. Pepperell, 4 p.m.
Rockmart vs. Gordon Central, 7 p.m.
Boys’ scoreboard and schedule:
Coosa over Dade County, 64-59.
Pepperell vs. Model, 8:30 p.m.
Hiram 48, Rome 32.
Unity 51, Horizon Christian 27.
Darlington falls to Walker, 61-59.
Chattooga vs. Coosa.
Rockmart vs. Pepperell winner, 8:30 p.m.
Rome Braves‘ 16th season opener on Thursday, April 5, vs. Hagerstown at State Mutual Stadium.
Saturday at the stadium: Pick a seat, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Mills Fitzner’s photo gallery for the 2017 season (and all the way back to 2008).
- Georgia Highlands: GHC women defeat Atlanta Metro 92-55. Men:
- Berry men: At Centre, 8 p.m. Friday.
- Berry women: At Centre, 6 p.m. Friday.
- Shorter women: Tonight, at home vs. Christian Brothers, 6 p.m.
- Shorter men: Tonight, at home vs. Christian Brothers, 8 p.m. Thursday.
Berry Half Marathon / 10K / 5K / Fun Run returns March 10. Complete details here.