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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Rome, Calhoun fans preparing for playoff road trips Friday. Honors for Berry football players.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Rome, Calhoun fans preparing for playoff road trips Friday. Honors for Berry football players.

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 John McClellan’s playoff picks for Friday:  Close wins for Rome, Rockmart; Darlington, Cartersville should do fine; season ends for Pepperell, Calhoun. McClellan Rome High Football Fan Buses will be leaving from the RHS Friday at 2:15 p.m. The cost… Continue Reading

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John McClellan’s playoff picks for Friday night: Close wins for Rome, Rockmart; Darlington, Cartersville should do fine; season ends for Pepperell, Calhoun.

John McClellan’s playoff picks for Friday night: Close wins for Rome, Rockmart; Darlington, Cartersville should do fine; season ends for Pepperell, Calhoun.

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 state high school football playoffs move into the second round this weekend with six local teams still in the quest for a championship. Rome in Class 5A, Cartersville in Class 4A, Calhoun in… Continue Reading

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: John McClellan’s high school playoff picks. Berry hosts Huntingdon in football playoffs Saturday.  Atlanta Falcons win again, 29-3 over Panthers. Rome Braves’ safe but possible minor league baseball cuts could include three league teams, Lookouts, Fire Frogs.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: John McClellan’s high school playoff picks. Berry hosts Huntingdon in football playoffs Saturday. Atlanta Falcons win again, 29-3 over Panthers. Rome Braves’ safe but possible minor league baseball cuts could include three league teams, Lookouts, Fire Frogs.

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.   Baseball’s minor league contraction plan hits close to home but Rome Braves are safe: The New York Times has a comprehensive list of some minor league baseball teams that would go away as Major League Baseball continues with a plan… Continue Reading

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Berry Vikings open the 2019 NCAA Division III Football Championship vs. the Huntingdon College Hawks at home at noon Saturday.

Berry Vikings open the 2019 NCAA Division III Football Championship vs. the Huntingdon College Hawks at home at noon 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.     Media release: The NCAA Division III Football Committee announced Sunday the field of 32 teams for the 2019 NCAA Division III Football Championship, with the Berry College Vikings selected to host the Huntingdon College Hawks on Saturday at noon… Continue Reading

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Berry wins fourth SAA championship, trip to NCAA playoffs. Shorter closes season with loss at Florida Tech. Cheerleading updates. Georgia clinches SEC East with victory. Falcons at Carolina today.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Berry wins fourth SAA championship, trip to NCAA playoffs. Shorter closes season with loss at Florida Tech. Cheerleading updates. Georgia clinches SEC East with victory. Falcons at Carolina 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.   The Berry College football team defeated Austin College 55-28 on Saturday for Senior Day, clinching the program’s fourth consecutive Southern Athletic Association (SAA) Championship and third straight trip to the NCAA Playoffs. With the win, Berry improves to 9-1 on… Continue Reading

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Updated Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Berry tops Austin, Shorter falls at Florida Tech. Friday’s high school football playoff results. Latest high school signings. Cheerleading updates.

Updated Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Berry tops Austin, Shorter falls at Florida Tech. Friday’s high school football playoff results. Latest high school signings. Cheerleading updates.

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 Berry Vikings: Berry tops Austin, 55-28 in their final game of regular season. The Vikings have won the SAA title for fourth year in row. Vikings Shorter Hawks. Shorter falls at Florida Tech, 42-3, to end their season. Hawks HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL… Continue Reading

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: High school football playoff scoreboard: Rome, Pepperell, Rockmart, Cartersville and Calhoun all advance to 2nd round of playoffs.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: High school football playoff scoreboard: Rome, Pepperell, Rockmart, Cartersville and Calhoun all advance to 2nd round of playoffs.

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 Friday’s games: Class 1A: Public / Private Darlington has a bye week; plays Nov. 22 hosting Mt. Paran. FINAL: Trion falls at Commerce, 23-6. Class 2A: FINAL: Chattooga loses at Callaway, 54-7. FINAL: Model falls at Bremen, 17-0.… Continue Reading

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: High school football playoffs begin; bundle up. Scores later tonight. More honors for Berry athletes.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: High school football playoffs begin; bundle up. Scores later tonight. More honors for Berry athletes.

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.   Five Berry College volleyball student-athletes earned All-Region honors from the American Volleyball Coaches Association. Berry’s Laura Beier, Molly Bergin, Emily Hancock, Jordan Leitch and Carson VanCampen earned recognition after leading the Vikings to the program’s third straight Southern Athletic Association… Continue Reading

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Friday’s high school playoff schedule; John McClellan’s picks. Latest signings including Darlington, Calhoun. Berry’s Kinsey to play in East-West Shrine Bowl.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Friday’s high school playoff schedule; John McClellan’s picks. Latest signings including Darlington, Calhoun. Berry’s Kinsey to play in East-West Shrine 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.   Berry College wide receiver Mason Kinsey has accepted an invitation to participate in the 95th East-West Shrine Bowl on Jan. 18 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg. Kinsey, a native of Demorest, earned preseason All-America recognition and will graduate as the… Continue Reading

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Video of Justus Edwards’ miracle walk to the spot where the Berry football player was hit and immobilized last year now viewed more than 1 million times.

Video of Justus Edwards’ miracle walk to the spot where the Berry football player was hit and immobilized last year now viewed more than 1 million times.

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.   Justus Edwards’ miracle walk now viewed more than 1 million times: The Berry College football player who sustained a major spinal injury in a game in September 2018 was videoed walking to the spot of that injury this past Saturday. The… Continue Reading

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Updates on new high school sports classifications. From Parks & Rec: Championship videos. Georgia no. 4 in last playoff rankings. More honors for Berry football.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Updates on new high school sports classifications. From Parks & Rec: Championship videos. Georgia no. 4 in last playoff rankings. More honors for Berry football.

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.   Georgia High School Association Regions for 2020-21 and 2022 school years Region 7-AA: Chattooga, Coosa, Dade County, Gordon Central, Model, Pepperell Region 5-AAAAAA: Alexander, Carrollton, Dalton, Douglas County, East Paulding, Paulding County, Rome, South Paulding Region 7-A Private: Christian Heritage,  Darlington, Mount Paran Christian, North Cobb Christian, Walker Region 7-AAAAA: Blessed Trinity, Calhoun, Cartersville, Cass, Hiram, Northview, Woodland Region 7-AAAA: Cedartown, Central of Carrollton, Heritage of Catoosa, Northwest Whitfield, Pickens, Ridgeland, Southeast… Continue Reading

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Updated: John McClellan’s high school playoff picks: Rome, Pepperell, Cartersville, Calhoun, Rockmart should advance to second round.

Updated: John McClellan’s high school playoff picks: Rome, Pepperell, Cartersville, Calhoun, Rockmart should advance to second round.

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 Northwest Georgia has produced many outstanding football teams over the years. Based on sheer numbers alone, the 2019 season may come close to setting the all-time record in terms of teams in the state… Continue Reading

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Calhoun’s reclassification appeal rejected. Darlington’s bid to move up to 2A also fails. Tigers, Trion football playoff updates. Pee Wee, Junior Pee Wee championships, photo galleries. Honors for Berry volleyball, soccer, football teams. Darlington seeks to move up to 2A classification.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Calhoun’s reclassification appeal rejected. Darlington’s bid to move up to 2A also fails. Tigers, Trion football playoff updates. Pee Wee, Junior Pee Wee championships, photo galleries. Honors for Berry volleyball, soccer, football teams. Darlington seeks to move up to 2A classification.

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.   Calhoun High’s appeal of move to 5A rejected; school plans second appeal: Media release: Calhoun High School appealed to the GHSA Reclassification Committee today among a list of 18 other schools.  It was determined last month that Calhoun High School… Continue Reading

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: John McClellan’s high school playoff picks. Latest high school rankings. Atlanta Falcons stun Saints, 26-9. Georgia no. 5 in latest AP poll. Berry repeats as SAA volleyball champs.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: John McClellan’s high school playoff picks. Latest high school rankings. Atlanta Falcons stun Saints, 26-9. Georgia no. 5 in latest AP poll. Berry repeats as SAA volleyball champs.

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 playoffs: Darlington is seeded Number 7 and will play the winner of Aquinas-Mount Paran on Nov. 22 in the second round of Class A Private. (If Aquinas wins, it would be the third straight year they meet… Continue Reading

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Update: Rome rises to no. 3 in 5A rankings; Cartersville and Rockmart remain in the no. 1 spots; Darlington dops to no. 9. Colleges: Georgia is no. 5 in the latest AP poll.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports Update: Rome rises to no. 3 in 5A rankings; Cartersville and Rockmart remain in the no. 1 spots; Darlington dops to no. 9. Colleges: Georgia is no. 5 in the latest AP poll.

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 rankings: From the AJC: 5A: Rome, 8-2 and idle last week, rises from sixth to no. 3. 4A: Cartersville, which ended the regular season 10-0, remains no. 1. 2A: Rockmart, also undefeated entering the playoffs, holds at… Continue Reading

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Shorter losing streak over with 37-7 victory. Berry gets another big win. First round high school playoff updates. Falcons at New Orleans, 1 p.m.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: Shorter losing streak over with 37-7 victory. Berry gets another big win. First round high school playoff updates. Falcons at New Orleans, 1 p.m.

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.   The Shorter Hawks are finally back in the victory column with today’s 37-7 win over Allen University. Today’s win ends Shorter’s 48-game losing streak that dates back to October 2015 when they had their last win at Mississippi College (43-23)… Continue Reading

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: The streak is OVER! Shorter Hawks finally get a victory with 37-7 win over Allen University, ending 48-game losing streak. Berry wins 45-22 over Centre.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: The streak is OVER! Shorter Hawks finally get a victory with 37-7 win over Allen University, ending 48-game losing streak. Berry wins 45-22 over Centre.

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/Today The Shorter Hawks are finally back in the victory column with today’s 37-7 win over Allen University. Today’s win ends Shorter’s 48-game losing streak that dates back to October 2015 when they had their last win at Mississippi… Continue Reading

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Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: High school football scoreboard; first look at playoff matchups. Calhoun to appeal classification. Middle school, Pee Wee games today. Berry on the road; Shorter at home.

Truett’s Chick-fil-A Sports: High school football scoreboard; first look at playoff matchups. Calhoun to appeal classification. Middle school, Pee Wee games today. Berry on the road; Shorter at home.

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 Friday’s scoreboard: FINAL: Unity Christian School falls to Peachtree Academy, 26-0, in state semifinal playoff. FINAL: Darlington lost to Fellowship Christian, 42-7. FINAL: Model lost at Rockmart, 27-0. FINAL: Pepperell wins at Chattooga, 29-12. FINAL: Gordon Central… Continue Reading

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