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Pepperell High moves home opener vs. Pickens High to Valhalla at Berry College on Sept. 1.

Pepperell High moves home opener vs. Pickens High to Valhalla at Berry College on Sept. 1.

On radio: Pepperell High School Principal Jamey Alcon will join us at 7:40 this morning on the Hometown Headlines Radio Edition on WRGA 98.7 FM and online at wrga.streamon.fm to talk about the Sept. 1 game. Media release: Floyd County Schools’  authorized personnel met with the contractor and owner of Sports Turf Company Inc. (Sports… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves get 5-1 series opener vs. Legends. Dragons will open home season at Berry’s Valhalla stadium. Softball updates. 26th Annual Ridge Ferry Invitational is Saturday.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves get 5-1 series opener vs. Legends. Dragons will open home season at Berry’s Valhalla stadium. Softball updates. 26th Annual Ridge Ferry Invitational is Saturday.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS HIGH SCHOOL Pepperell High moves home opener vs. Pickens High to Valhalla at Berry College on Sept. 1. Dragons John McClellan’s high school picks: Solid wins by Rome, Cartersville, Darlington; Calhoun to fall to Dalton.  McClellan Georgia High School Football Daily: Friday’s Rome-Harrison game… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves edged in eclipse game, 6-5; open penultimate home stand tonight. Latest high school football updates.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves edged in eclipse game, 6-5; open penultimate home stand tonight. Latest high school football updates.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS HIGH SCHOOL John McClellan’s high school picks: Solid wins by Rome, Cartersville, Darlington; Calhoun to fall to Dalton.  McClellan Georgia High School Football Daily: Tuesday This weekend’s games: Coosa: Hosts Coahulla Creek Darlington: Hosts Gaston, Ala. Model: Hosts Sonoraville. Pepperell: At Ridgeland. Rome: Hosts Harrison. Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe… Continue Reading

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John McClellan’s high school picks: Solid wins by Rome, Cartersville (TV), Darlington; Calhoun to fall to Dalton.

John McClellan’s high school picks: Solid wins by Rome, Cartersville (TV), Darlington; Calhoun to fall to Dalton.

  By John McClellan For Hometown Headlines A 30-point fourth quarter scoring barrage by Unity Christian, Cedartown’s win over Rockmart in the Battle of Polk County, and a closer than expected game between Calhoun and Douglass highlighted the first weekend of the 2017 high school football season in Northwest Georgia. This coming weekend will be… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves play 16 innings, hang on for 11-6 win over Columbia. John McClellan’s picks for a huge weekend in high school football. Atlanta Falcons fall 17-13 to Steelers.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves play 16 innings, hang on for 11-6 win over Columbia. John McClellan’s picks for a huge weekend in high school football. Atlanta Falcons fall 17-13 to Steelers.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS HIGH SCHOOL John McClellan’s high school picks: Solid wins by Rome, Cartersville (TV), Darlington; Calhoun to fall to Dalton.  McClellan Georgia High School Football Daily: Closer look at the polls plus the close call for Calhoun. Monday High school poll shows Rome, Cartersville holding… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves split doubleheader with Fireflies. Results from Tillman Memorial Clocktower 5K.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves split doubleheader with Fireflies. Results from Tillman Memorial Clocktower 5K.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS Gary Tillman Memorial Clocktower 5K: Over $26,000 raised for Exchange Club’s Family Resource Center. Photos and complete results. Clocktower Team USA and Team Canada Race Walk teams are in town this weekend. Their match begins Sunday morning at 8 a.m. on the trail behind the… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: High school poll shows Rome, Cartersville holding the top spots; Darlington rises to no. 6; Pepperell, Calhoun each drop one spot; Rockmart knocked out.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: High school poll shows Rome, Cartersville holding the top spots; Darlington rises to no. 6; Pepperell, Calhoun each drop one spot; Rockmart knocked out.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS   The latest high school football poll from the AJC: 5A: Rome High, idle last week, remains no. 1. 4A: Cartersville won its 31st consecutive game last Friday and remains no. 1. 3A: Calhoun, despite a season-opening win, drops from third to fourth. 2A:… Continue Reading

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Gary Tillman Memorial Clocktower 5K: Over $26,000 raised for Exchange Club’s Family Resource Center. Photos and complete results.

Gary Tillman Memorial Clocktower 5K: Over $26,000 raised for Exchange Club’s Family Resource Center. Photos and complete results.

A perfect morning of sunshine, cool temperatures, and low humidity greeted around 450 runners and walkers for the 32nd Annual Tillman Clocktower 5K & 2 Mile Health Walk. Overall male winner was Oscar Ogwaro with a time of 16:09.  Overall female winner was Katlyn Will with a time of 19:51. A favorite among area runners and walkers, this… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: High school football scoreboard. Tillman Memorial Clocktower race today. Rome Braves win 6-3 over Columbia.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: High school football scoreboard. Tillman Memorial Clocktower race today. Rome Braves win 6-3 over Columbia.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS HIGH SCHOOL Friday’s game results:  FINAL: Armuchee falls 14-8 to LaFayette. From Armuchee High: Tough loss tonight. Boys battled extremely hard. Community and students showed up strong tonight. FINAL: Cartersville wins 35-14 over Allatoona. From Cartersville High: Canes WIN! Cartersville defeated Allatoona 35-14 and extended its winning streak to… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Friday night high school football scoreboard

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Friday night high school football scoreboard

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS HIGH SCHOOL Tonight’s high school football scoreboard: FINAL: Armuchee falls 14-8 to LaFayette. From Armuchee High: Tough loss tonight. Boys battled extremely hard. Community and students showed up strong tonight. FINAL: Unity beats Shiloh Hills Christian, 72-50. FINAL: Cartersville wins 35-14 over Allatoona. From Cartersville High: Canes WIN! Cartersville defeated… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves win big, 8-1. Meet the Coosa Eagles Friday night. ‘Sign’ of change at Model.  Shorter season for School of the Deaf.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves win big, 8-1. Meet the Coosa Eagles Friday night. ‘Sign’ of change at Model. Shorter season for School of the Deaf.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS HIGH SCHOOL Meet the Coosa Eagles Friday night: From the Coosa Eagle Athletic Club Facebook page. “Come out and have some fun Friday night at the Fourth Annual Meet the Eagles! Dunk a coach, win some money or enjoy a variety of games including… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves fall in 17th inning to Asheville, 6-4. Tickets on sale Monday for ESPNU games featuring Cartersville. Meet the Eagles and other high school updates. Norman says, ‘Who’s going to beat The Tide? Nobody.’

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome Braves fall in 17th inning to Asheville, 6-4. Tickets on sale Monday for ESPNU games featuring Cartersville. Meet the Eagles and other high school updates. Norman says, ‘Who’s going to beat The Tide? Nobody.’

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS HIGH SCHOOL Ticket sales announced for ESPN High School Football Kickoff coming to Cartersville High on Saturday, Aug. 26. From ESPN: For the first time ever, a same-site doubleheader on Saturday, Aug. 26, will include four of the top quarterbacks in the class of 2018.… Continue Reading

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High school football is back and so are all of the fan traditions at Rome, Cartersville, Model and Pepperell.

High school football is back and so are all of the fan traditions at Rome, Cartersville, Model and Pepperell.

Additional high school football coverage: John McClellan’s first picks for the 2017 season. Click McClellan Latest high school football updates as well as Georgia High School Football Daily. Sports By Natalie Simms nsimmshh@att.net The ‘Friday Night Lights’ are returning this week and so are a number of time-honored traditions for teams and fans alike. Members… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Latest high school football updates. Rome Braves open short home stand tonight vs. Asheville. Falcons next preseason game is Sunday.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Latest high school football updates. Rome Braves open short home stand tonight vs. Asheville. Falcons next preseason game is Sunday.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS HIGH SCHOOL John McClellan: Rome, Cartersville open season atop polls; also ranked: Pepperell, Darlington, Calhoun, Rockmart. Plus: Who wins Friday. Click McClellan Georgia High School Football Daily: Maxwell Ratings high once again on Cartersville. Tuesday Your school-by-school look at the start of high school football season:… Continue Reading

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