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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Final look at making the trip to Warner Robins as Rome prepares for 5A championship showdown.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Final look at making the trip to Warner Robins as Rome prepares for 5A championship showdown.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS 5A CHAMPIONSHIP: ROME AT WARNER ROBINS Rome at Warner Robins, 7:30 p.m. Friday. Gates open at 6 p.m. The latest from Warner Robins: Seating capacity at The MAC: Home stands, 3,122 seats. Visitor stands, 3,122 seats. All seats measure 24 inches across as per… Continue Reading

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Updated Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: More news on seating for the Rome-Warner Robins game. More honors for Berry’s Mamadou Soumahoro; changes under way with Shorter football? Everything you need to know about Rome’s game at Warner Robins, including tickets, transportation and even meal deals.

Updated Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: More news on seating for the Rome-Warner Robins game. More honors for Berry’s Mamadou Soumahoro; changes under way with Shorter football? Everything you need to know about Rome’s game at Warner Robins, including tickets, transportation and even meal deals.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS WEDNESDAY UPDATES: Update from Warner Robins High: We’re just off the phone with the community relations manager who reports the following regarding seating capacity at The MAC: -Home stands, 3,122 seats -Visitor stands, 3,122 seats -All seats measure 24 inches across as per GHSA… Continue Reading

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Rome’s 5A championship game at Warner Robins likely means a drop in playoff funds — which totaled $66,000 last season.

Rome’s 5A championship game at Warner Robins likely means a drop in playoff funds — which totaled $66,000 last season.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS    Please see today’s Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report for additional details about the Rome vs. Warner Robins game. Click Sports Amid all the debate about the 2017 high school football championships being postponed and moved from the Mercedes-Benz Stadium, one point that hasn’t… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: More honors for Cartersville’s Trevor Lawrence. Georgia Tech’s Paul Johnson at Darlington Monday. Additional updates on the Rome-Warner Robins game Friday night. College updates.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: More honors for Cartersville’s Trevor Lawrence. Georgia Tech’s Paul Johnson at Darlington Monday. Additional updates on the Rome-Warner Robins game Friday night. College updates.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS Quarterback Trevor Lawrence of Cartersville High School has been named the Georgia Football Player of the Year by Gatorade. Lawrence, who’s committed to Clemson, passed for 3,296 yards and 41 touchdowns, leading the Purple Hurricanes to an 11-1 record. Lawrence completed 177 of 256… Continue Reading

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Updated Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: No school Friday for Rome students because of the game. Comments from GHSA’s Dr. Glenn White on Rome-Warner Robins’ decision; Calhoun-Peach County play call.

Updated Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: No school Friday for Rome students because of the game. Comments from GHSA’s Dr. Glenn White on Rome-Warner Robins’ decision; Calhoun-Peach County play call.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL No school Friday in Rome: “Rome City Schools has decided that Friday, Dec. 15, will be a field trip day for students, faculty and staff. As a result, all schools will be closed. All pre-sale tickets for games scheduled at Mercedes… Continue Reading

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Jon Moseley’s exit as Shorter’s 12-year volleyball coach just about completes a sweep of key sports executives in less than three years — and some have been replaced several times.

Jon Moseley’s exit as Shorter’s 12-year volleyball coach just about completes a sweep of key sports executives in less than three years — and some have been replaced several times.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS   The demolition of Shorter University’s once-storied athletics department is just about complete. One of the last major “incumbent” left on The Hill is leaving. Jon Moseley, who just completed his 12th season at Shorter as volleyball coach, is joining another Hawks’ ex patriot —… Continue Reading

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John McClellan: We’ve updated and reposted John’s picks for the final six high school football championships; including Rome dominating Warner Robins by 28.

John McClellan: We’ve updated and reposted John’s picks for the final six high school football championships; including Rome dominating Warner Robins by 28.

The following is another look at John McClellan’s picks for the eight Georgia High School Association championships from last week. Only two of the games were played because of weather issues. The six other games have been moved to new sites for the upcoming weekend. We’re reposting John’s picks — and outcomes from the two… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Saturday’s high school football championships postponed as well; latest updates. Calhoun championship shirts now on sale.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Saturday’s high school football championships postponed as well; latest updates. Calhoun championship shirts now on sale.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS Football The rescheduled Georgia High School Association Football State Championships will be held Dec. 15-16 at the following school sites.  Georgia Public Broadcasting will televise one of the games (to be determined).  All other contest will be video streamed by NFHS Network.  Tickets are… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome vs. Warner Robins postponed to Dec. 15. Calhoun wins 3A state title. Former Shorter Volleyball coach goes to West Georgia.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome vs. Warner Robins postponed to Dec. 15. Calhoun wins 3A state title. Former Shorter Volleyball coach goes to West Georgia.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS 5A Championship: Rome at Warner Robins, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 15. All presale tickets for the game scheduled in Atlanta will be honored per Rome High. 3A Championship: Calhoun beats Peach Co., 10-6. to claim state title.  HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports update: CALHOUN WINS STATE 3A FOOTBALL TITLE

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports update: CALHOUN WINS STATE 3A FOOTBALL TITLE

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS Calhoun High has won the 3A state football title in a close 10-6 game vs. Peach County. In a final showdown that few saw coming, the Yellow Jackets hung on week after week to make it to their eighth finals game in 18 years.… Continue Reading

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Updated: Rome to travel to Warner Robins next Friday, Dec. 15; 7:30 p.m. kickoff. All pre-sale tickets will be honored.

Updated: Rome to travel to Warner Robins next Friday, Dec. 15; 7:30 p.m. kickoff. All pre-sale tickets will be honored.

  THE LATEST From Rome High: “Rome will travel to Warner Robins for the 5A State Championship next Friday at 7:30. All pre-sale tickets will be honored.” You can hear the game on 99.5 FM The Jock. Calhoun 10, Peach County 0, start of the fourth quarter (3:05 p.m.) Earlier today: #ELCA claims the A-Private… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Weather permitting, a huge day ahead for Rome, Calhoun football teams. Continuing updates. Darlington players get regional honors. Falcons win, 20-17..

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Weather permitting, a huge day ahead for Rome, Calhoun football teams. Continuing updates. Darlington players get regional honors. Falcons win, 20-17..

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS Critical note from the Georgia High School Association regarding this weekend’s championship games and the weather: “In the unlikely event that any football championship games have to be postponed this weekend because of winter weather conditions, the GHSA wants to… Continue Reading

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Updated Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: GHSA plans for high school championships if delayed by weather; coin toss would determine game location Dec. 15-16. Plus: Our Thursday morning sports report.

Updated Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: GHSA plans for high school championships if delayed by weather; coin toss would determine game location Dec. 15-16. Plus: Our Thursday morning sports report.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS Critical note from the Georgia High School Association regarding this weekend’s championship games and the weather: “In the unlikely event that any football championship games have to be postponed this weekend because of winter weather conditions, the GHSA wants to make fans aware of… Continue Reading

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