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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: No. 5 Georgia vs. Baylor in Sugar Bowl Jan. 1. Also: College Football Playoff matchups; more bowls. John McClellan’s high school championship picks. Falcons win big over Carolina, 40-20.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: No. 5 Georgia vs. Baylor in Sugar Bowl Jan. 1. Also: College Football Playoff matchups; more bowls. John McClellan’s high school championship picks. Falcons win big over Carolina, 40-20.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m.   COLLEGE FOOTBALL College Football Playoff Dec. 28  semifinals: LSU vs. Oklahoma at Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl; 4 p.m. Ohio State vs. Clemson at Fiesta Bowl in Glendale, Ariz., 8 p.m. Jan. 13: College football championship, 8 p.m., New Orleans, on ESPN.… Continue Reading

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John McClellan high school football championship picks: A win by favored Eagles Landing could snap West Rome Chieftains’ record.

John McClellan high school football championship picks: A win by favored Eagles Landing could snap West Rome Chieftains’ record.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m.     By John McClellan For Hometown Headlines The West Rome Chieftains achieved what many though to be the impossible between 1982 and 1985 when they won four consecutive Class AA football state championships. That record, which Buford tied in 2010,… Continue Reading

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Updated/Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: College Football Playoffs — no. 1 LSU vs. Oklahoma (4); no. 2 Ohio State vs. Clemson (3). Georgia finishes fifth in CFP, faces Baylor in Sugar Bowl Jan. 1. Falcons win, 40-20 over Panthers.  due later today.

Updated/Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: College Football Playoffs — no. 1 LSU vs. Oklahoma (4); no. 2 Ohio State vs. Clemson (3). Georgia finishes fifth in CFP, faces Baylor in Sugar Bowl Jan. 1. Falcons win, 40-20 over Panthers. due later today.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m.   COLLEGE FOOTBALL And the final four in the College Football Playoff ranking. 1. LSU, 2. Ohio State, 3. Clemson, 4. Oklahoma Dec. 28: LSU vs. Oklahoma at Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl; Ohio State vs. Clemson in Phoenix. Jan. 13: College football championship, 8 p.m.,… Continue Reading

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports update: David Cross named next general manager of the Rome Braves; starts in January.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports update: David Cross named next general manager of the Rome Braves; starts in January.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m.   In context: Less than two weeks after Jim Bishop’s surprise exit as general manager of the Rome Braves, another minor league executive in the Atlanta system is stepping up to replace him. Longtime Danville (Va.) Braves general manager David Cross… Continue Reading

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Update/Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Georgia falls to LSU 37-10 in SEC championship; awaits bowl slot Sunday.  New GM for Rome Braves. Latest high school signing.

Update/Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Georgia falls to LSU 37-10 in SEC championship; awaits bowl slot Sunday. New GM for Rome Braves. Latest high school signing.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m.     COLLEGE FOOTBALL From UGA: Facing the nation’s No. 2 offense, the fourth-ranked Georgia Bulldogs fell, 37-10, to the second-ranked LSU Tigers in the Southeastern Conference Championship Game Saturday evening at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. With the loss, Georgia (11-2, 7-1 SEC)… Continue Reading

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: All eyes on Saturday’s SEC Championship, Georgia vs. LSU. Jingle Jog is Saturday. State high school football playoff preview.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: All eyes on Saturday’s SEC Championship, Georgia vs. LSU. Jingle Jog is Saturday. State high school football playoff preview.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m.   COLLEGE FOOTBALL   THIS SATURDAY: SEC Championship: Georgia vs. LSU, Saturday at 4 p.m. at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta. TV: CBS. ACC Championship: Clemson vs. Virginia, Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Charlotte. TV: ABC Other conference championships (courtesy CNN): Tonight: Utah vs.… Continue Reading

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Rome Braves General Manager Jim Bishop resigns after two seasons; change comes as the stadium is being updated and city hosting the league All-Star game in June.

Rome Braves General Manager Jim Bishop resigns after two seasons; change comes as the stadium is being updated and city hosting the league All-Star game in June.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m.     Look for more changes at State Mutual Stadium in 2020 aside from all the enhancements under way. Jim Bishop, who was named vice president and general manager of the Rome Braves in September 2017, has left. This note was shared from… Continue Reading

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Cedartown fires football coach Doyle Kelley after 20-12 record over three seasons. Rome Braves searching for new general manager. Georgia vs. LSU for SEC Title, playoff spot set for 4 p.m. Saturday.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Cedartown fires football coach Doyle Kelley after 20-12 record over three seasons. Rome Braves searching for new general manager. Georgia vs. LSU for SEC Title, playoff spot set for 4 p.m. Saturday.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m.     WGAA 106.1 FM and AM 1340 in Cedartown was the first to report that Cedartown High had dismissed Head Footbal coach Doyle Kelley. What makes the situation a bit dicey, as Kelley will outline in the letter below, is who… Continue Reading

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: UGA holds at no. 4 in latest College Football Playoff rankings; key game Saturday vs. No. 2 LSU. Ohio State in top spot wth Clemson no. 3.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: UGA holds at no. 4 in latest College Football Playoff rankings; key game Saturday vs. No. 2 LSU. Ohio State in top spot wth Clemson no. 3.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m.   COLLEGE FOOTBALL College Football Playoff rankings. Georgia maintained the no. 4 spot in the weekly College Football Playoff rankings with the Bulldogs’ opponents in Saturday’s SEC Championship, LSU, in the no. 2 spot with Ohio State listed as no. 1. … Continue Reading

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: What’s next for Charlie Culberson? Georgia expected to remain in tonight’s College Football Playoff top four tonight. This weekend’s conference championships to decide it all.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: What’s next for Charlie Culberson? Georgia expected to remain in tonight’s College Football Playoff top four tonight. This weekend’s conference championships to decide it all.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m.   What’s next for Charlie Culberson: The Atlanta Braves did not offer Culberson a new contract at Monday’s deadline, meaning he’s a free agent to sign with any club. Culberson, a Northwest Georgia favorite, is 30 and is recovering from facial… Continue Reading

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports:  UGA holds at no. 4 in AP Top 25. SEC Championship week begins, Georgia vs. no. 1 LSU. John McClellan’s playoff picks. Jingle Jog this Saturday in Cartersville.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: UGA holds at no. 4 in AP Top 25. SEC Championship week begins, Georgia vs. no. 1 LSU. John McClellan’s playoff picks. Jingle Jog this Saturday in Cartersville.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m.   COLLEGE FOOTBALL Georgia remains no. 4 in the AP Top 25; no. 1-3 — LSU, Ohio State, Clemson. Utah moves into the five-spot as Alabama drops to no. 9. More SEC: Florida now no. 7, Auburn rises to no. 11… Continue Reading

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John McClellan’s high school playoff picks for this Friday. As Northwest Georgia’s impressive streak of state title bids ends, a look at who’ll make it to the high school football championships Dec. 13-14.

John McClellan’s high school playoff picks for this Friday. As Northwest Georgia’s impressive streak of state title bids ends, a look at who’ll make it to the high school football championships Dec. 13-14.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m.   By John McClellan For Hometown Headlines The streak began in the 2008 season. The Calhoun Yellow Jackets made it to the Class AA state championship game, where they lost to Buford for the title. The next 11 seasons saw at… Continue Reading

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Georgia holds at no. 4 in AP Top 25. UGA over Georgia Tech, 52-7, to keep Governor’s Cup in Athens. Auburn tops Alabama in Iron Bowl.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Georgia holds at no. 4 in AP Top 25. UGA over Georgia Tech, 52-7, to keep Governor’s Cup in Athens. Auburn tops Alabama in Iron Bowl.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m.   AP TOP 25 Georgia remains no. 4 in the AP Top 25; no. 1-3 — LSU, Ohio State, Clemson. Utah moves into the five-spot as Alabama drops to no. 9. More SEC: Florida now no. 7, Auburn rises to no.… Continue Reading

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Cartersville falls to Woodward in state football playoffs. All-Area Cross Country Team announced. Colleges: Georgia vs. Georgia Tech, noon today, ABC; Alabama at Auburn, 3:30 p.m., CBS.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Cartersville falls to Woodward in state football playoffs. All-Area Cross Country Team announced. Colleges: Georgia vs. Georgia Tech, noon today, ABC; Alabama at Auburn, 3:30 p.m., CBS.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m.   HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL Round 3 of GHSA State Football Playoffs: Class 4A: Cartersville falls to Woodward Academy, 31-28. From Cartersville High: “Canes lose a close one to a very talented Woodward team. Cartersville finishes the season 12-1. Congratulations to all of… Continue Reading

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Falcons fall 26-18 to Saints. Busy Friday of college football. Cartersville vs. Woodward Academy tonight at 7:30. Georgia at Georgia Tech, noon Saturday (ABC).

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Falcons fall 26-18 to Saints. Busy Friday of college football. Cartersville vs. Woodward Academy tonight at 7:30. Georgia at Georgia Tech, noon Saturday (ABC).

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Mount Berry Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Riverside Parkway, 6 a.m.-10 p.m.   Today’s football menu: Busy Friday schedule of college football including Missouri at Arkansas, 2:30 p.m., on CBS.  Schedule From Thursday night: Penalty costs Ole Miss: Courtesy, CBS Sports:  “With 4 seconds left in the Egg Bowl, Ole Miss wide receiver Elijah… Continue Reading

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