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John McClellan: Pepperell vs. Rockmart , Darlington vs. Trion, Coosa vs. Dade County among week’s top games.

John McClellan: Pepperell vs. Rockmart , Darlington vs. Trion, Coosa vs. Dade County among week’s top games.

  By John McClellan For Hometown Headlines Big wins by Rome, Darlington, Cartersville Calhoun and Sonoraville highlighted a light schedule of high school football action in northwest Georgia. Cass and Woodland battled to the end but fell short in key region action. This weekend is the Friday night Region 7-AA has been pointing to since the… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Georgia now no. 4 in AP’s Top 25; Tide remains no. 1. Berry climbs to no. 19 in DIII poll. John McClellan’s high school picks for Friday. Rome, Cartersville stay atop 5A, 4A polls.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Georgia now no. 4 in AP’s Top 25; Tide remains no. 1. Berry climbs to no. 19 in DIII poll. John McClellan’s high school picks for Friday. Rome, Cartersville stay atop 5A, 4A polls.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS Georgia climbs to no. 4 in the last AP Top 25 football poll:  The SEC now has two teams in the top five of the AP poll, with Alabama remaining in the top spot followed by Georgia at no. 4.  The Bulldogs had been the… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports update: Georgia climbs to no. 4 in latest AP rankings; Tide no. 1. Berry jumps from 24th to no. 19 in latest DIII poll.Rome (5A), Cartersville (4A) maintain ownership of top spots in football rankings; Calhoun at no. 4 in 3A.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports update: Georgia climbs to no. 4 in latest AP rankings; Tide no. 1. Berry jumps from 24th to no. 19 in latest DIII poll.Rome (5A), Cartersville (4A) maintain ownership of top spots in football rankings; Calhoun at no. 4 in 3A.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS Georgia climbs to no. 4 in the last AP Top 25 football poll: The SEC now has two teams in the top five of the AP poll, with Alabama remaining in the top spot followed by Georgia at no. 4.  The Bulldogs had been… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Berry tops Sewanee. Shorter falls to Gardner-Webb. UGA dominates Vandy and Nick Chubb reaches 4,000 rushing yards in college career.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Berry tops Sewanee. Shorter falls to Gardner-Webb. UGA dominates Vandy and Nick Chubb reaches 4,000 rushing yards in college career.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS COLLEGE FOOTBALL Berry Vikings sports updates. Football: Berry tops Sewanee, 48-10 for its 11th consecutive win. Berry sets program record with 543 yards of offense in game. Game recap Next up: Berry hosts Hendrix, 2 p.m. Saturday. Schedule Shorter Hawks sports updates. Football: Shorter falls 42-14 at Gardner-Webb. It’s the… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports update: Berry tops Sewanee, 48-10. Sets record for offense. Shorter falls to Gardner-Webb, 42-14.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports update: Berry tops Sewanee, 48-10. Sets record for offense. Shorter falls to Gardner-Webb, 42-14.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS COLLEGE FOOTBALL Berry Vikings sports updates. Football: Berry tops Sewanee, 48-10 for its 11th consecutive win. Game recap: The No. 24 Berry College football team spoiled Sewanee’s party under the lights in a 48-10 victory on Saturday night, setting a program record with 543 yards of total… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Berry and Shorter both on road today. Big Friday night wins for Rome, Darlington, Cartersville, Calhoun, Cedartown and Sonoraville.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Berry and Shorter both on road today. Big Friday night wins for Rome, Darlington, Cartersville, Calhoun, Cedartown and Sonoraville.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS COLLEGE FOOTBALL Berry Vikings sports updates. Football: Berry at Sewanee,  7 tonight. Schedule Shorter Hawks sports updates. Football: Shorter at Gardner-Webb (Boiling Springs, NC) today at 1:30 p.m. Schedule. Georgia Bulldogs‘ football. Today: No. 5 Georgia at Vanderbilt, noon. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. Next game: Oct. 14 at Miami. Time:… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Tonight’s high school football scores. Norman Says on a ‘Rocky’ coaching candidates’ list for Tennessee. Honors for Berry’s soccer teams.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Tonight’s high school football scores. Norman Says on a ‘Rocky’ coaching candidates’ list for Tennessee. Honors for Berry’s soccer teams.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL Tonight’s games: FINAL: Rome wins 42-13 at Hiram. Rome is now 6-0 on the season. FINAL: Darlington tops North Cobb Christian, 28-7. FINAL: Calhoun wins 42-16 over Adairsville. FINAL: Cartersville wins 56-0 at LaGrange. FINAL: Cedartown gets the win 35-14 at… Continue Reading

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Norman’s No-Nos: 12th Man? What 12th Man as the Crimson Tide visits College Station.

Norman’s No-Nos: 12th Man? What 12th Man as the Crimson Tide visits College Station.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS COLLEGE FOOTBALL By Norman Arey For Hometown Headlines I try my best not to gloat and cover myself with praise and glory but what can I say? After two straight week finishing with 9 correct picks out of 10 games, I out did my… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: High school tennis championships moving to Rome. Norman’s No-Nos: 12th Man isn’t enough to stop ‘Bama.  Streaking: Berry Vikings’ 10-game win streak among longest in Division III; Shorter Hawks have lost 22 consecutive DII games.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: High school tennis championships moving to Rome. Norman’s No-Nos: 12th Man isn’t enough to stop ‘Bama. Streaking: Berry Vikings’ 10-game win streak among longest in Division III; Shorter Hawks have lost 22 consecutive DII games.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS Earlier this year, the ACC held its men’s and women’s championships at the Rome Tennis Center at Berry College. This spring, make way for the top high school tennis stars in the state. It’s the latest push to bring high school championships to Rome… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Youth, their parents get free tickets to Berry’s game vs. Hendrix Oct. 14 (see details). Honors for a Viking. Schedules out for Berry baseball, softball.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Youth, their parents get free tickets to Berry’s game vs. Hendrix Oct. 14 (see details). Honors for a Viking. Schedules out for Berry baseball, softball.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS After tying a program record with two interceptions last Saturday, Berry College’s Antonio White has been named to the D3football.com Team of the Week. White’s two picks he helped Berry to a 44-10 victory over Austin College. He returned the first into Austin College territory,… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Weekly soccer updates. Shake up in senior management for the Atlanta Braves. Latest high school updates.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Weekly soccer updates. Shake up in senior management for the Atlanta Braves. Latest high school updates.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS The Rome YMCA’s Arsenal Soccer Club Select teams posted 3 wins, 1 loss, and a tie this Fall Break weekend to improve their season record 21-15-5. The Academy went 1-4-1 in Dalton Saturday. On Sunday they hosted the Impact from Cherokee county and went… Continue Reading

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John McClellan: Rome, Cartersville, Darlington should cruise Friday night; bye week for a lot of schools.

John McClellan: Rome, Cartersville, Darlington should cruise Friday night; bye week for a lot of schools.

  By John McClellan For Hometown Headlines The Rome Wolves and Cartersville Purple Hurricanes solidified their holds on their respective Number 1 rankings with big wins on Friday night. The Region 7-AA picture—at least at the top—came into clearer focus as Pepperell and Rockmart emerged as league frontrunners and Coosa proved that it is for… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: John McClellan’s high school picks for the week. Latest high school rankings. Georgia no. 5 in AP’s Top 25. Berry gets first ranking (24) in D3 poll. Falcons fall to Buffalo Bills.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: John McClellan’s high school picks for the week. Latest high school rankings. Georgia no. 5 in AP’s Top 25. Berry gets first ranking (24) in D3 poll. Falcons fall to Buffalo Bills.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS     Vikings ranked no. 24 in football poll; a first for the five-year-old program.  Media release: After a 5-0 start to the season and winning 14 of their last 15 games, the Berry College football team has fought into the D3football.com Top 25… Continue Reading

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