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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports update: Berry head football coach Tony Kunczewski named the American Football Coaches Association’s Regional Coach of the Year.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports update: Berry head football coach Tony Kunczewski named the American Football Coaches Association’s Regional Coach of the Year.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS Media release: Berry College head football coach Tony Kunczewski has been selected as the American Football Coaches Association Regional Coach of the Year after leading his team to the best season in program history. The honor is the first in Kunczewski’s career and comes… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Latest updates on Rome-Warner Robins, Calhoun-Peach County championship games. Tickets on sale through Thursday. Rome, Calhoun schools closed Friday.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Latest updates on Rome-Warner Robins, Calhoun-Peach County championship games. Tickets on sale through Thursday. Rome, Calhoun schools closed Friday.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS   HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS State 5A Championship: Rome vs. Warner-Robins at 4:30 p.m., Friday at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. This is Rome’s second appearance in the state finals since the merger 26 seasons ago. Rome Wolves state championship football game  tickets will be on sale… Continue Reading

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No classes Friday for Rome City Schools because of the afternoon’s football championship game. Plus game updates.

No classes Friday for Rome City Schools because of the afternoon’s football championship game. Plus game updates.

Please see additional updates on our sports pages. Media release: The Rome High School Wolves will play for the 5A state football championship at the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta on Friday, Dec.  8, at 4:30 p.m. Because of the earlier-than-normal start time, transportation concerns and traffic conditions accompanied by the projected attendance of students,… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Updates on the Rome, Calhoun championship games. John McClellan’s final picks for 2017. Georgia, Alabama in the hunt for a national championship. Rough Sunday for the Falcons.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Updates on the Rome, Calhoun championship games. John McClellan’s final picks for 2017. Georgia, Alabama in the hunt for a national championship. Rough Sunday for the Falcons.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS State 5A Championship: Rome vs. Warner-Robins at 4:30 p.m., Friday at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. This is Rome’s second appearance in the state finals since the merger 26 seasons ago. Rome Wolves state championship football game  tickets will be on sale at… Continue Reading

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Updated Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Georgia vs. Oklahoma in college football semi-final; Alabama will face Clemson; both games Jan. 1. UGA wins SEC Championship. Rome High playoff tickets sale Monday-Thursday at Barron; $22 each. College basketball updates.

Updated Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Georgia vs. Oklahoma in college football semi-final; Alabama will face Clemson; both games Jan. 1. UGA wins SEC Championship. Rome High playoff tickets sale Monday-Thursday at Barron; $22 each. College basketball updates.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS Go ahead and schedule a vacation day for Jan. 2: A huge New Year’s Day ahead for SEC fans at Georgia –– ranked no. 3 in the final College Football Playoff poll — takes on no. 2 Oklahoma at 5 p.m. Jan. 1 in… Continue Reading

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GHSA Football State Championships: What you need to know if you’re going to see Rome or Calhoun play on Friday

GHSA Football State Championships: What you need to know if you’re going to see Rome or Calhoun play on Friday

Hundreds of Rome High and Calhoun fans will pack the Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Friday for the GHSA Football State Championships. Here’s what you need to know from GHSA before you head to Atlanta: When: December 8-9, 2017 Where: Mercedes-Benz Stadium, 1 AMB Drive NW, Atlanta, GA Directions Parking & Transportation Purchase Parking Schedule: Fri., Dec. 8 10:00… Continue Reading

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Photo Gallery: Rome Braves in the Christmas Spirit for today’s annual pancake breakfast supporting The Miracle Field of Rome.

Photo Gallery: Rome Braves in the Christmas Spirit for today’s annual pancake breakfast supporting The Miracle Field of Rome.

The Rome Braves hosted their annual Pancake Breakfast and Tradin’ Post sale this morning at Three Rivers Club at State Mutual Stadium. Proceeds from the breakfast benefited the Miracle Field of Rome.   Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome and Calhoun to play in state championship games at The Benz. Lundy named athletics director at Shorter.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome and Calhoun to play in state championship games at The Benz. Lundy named athletics director at Shorter.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL Rome advances to State 5A Championship after defeating Buford, 45-7. Will play Warner-Robins on Friday at 4:30 p.m. at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Calhoun advances to State 3A Championship after defeating Cedar Grove, 14-6. Will play Peach Co. on Friday at 1… Continue Reading

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Updated Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome and Calhoun headed to The Benz for State Championship games! Tony Lundy named athletics director at Shorter. On Saturday: Georgia in a critical rematch with Auburn with a playoff spot on the line.

Updated Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Rome and Calhoun headed to The Benz for State Championship games! Tony Lundy named athletics director at Shorter. On Saturday: Georgia in a critical rematch with Auburn with a playoff spot on the line.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS TONIGHT’S SCOREBOARD FINAL: Rome wins 45-7 over Buford. Advances to State 5A Championship next Friday, Dec. 8 at 4:30 p.m. at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Rome will play the winner of the Warner-Robins vs. Carver (Atlanta) game. FINAL: Calhoun wins 14-6 at Cedar Grove. Advances to… Continue Reading

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Norman’s No-Nos: Will Georgia get revenge on Auburn Saturday? No-no. Ohio State, playoff spot: Collision course?

Norman’s No-Nos: Will Georgia get revenge on Auburn Saturday? No-no. Ohio State, playoff spot: Collision course?

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS  COLLEGE FOOTBALL By Norman Arey For Hometown Headlines The regular season is finished and now we enter the conference championship games. I just want to point out that my year’s record was 102-28 and surely that’s worth at last one ‘attaboy’. Friday, Dec. 1… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Shorter fires football coach/acting AD. Norman’s No-Nos: Georgia over Auburn? No-no. Darlington’s Mauer signs with Belmont Abbey. Rome Braves/Floyd Police raise $9,700 for Summit Quest.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Shorter fires football coach/acting AD. Norman’s No-Nos: Georgia over Auburn? No-no. Darlington’s Mauer signs with Belmont Abbey. Rome Braves/Floyd Police raise $9,700 for Summit Quest.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS   SCOREBOARD Basketball, women: Oglethorpe 73, Berry 47. Georgia Highlands College women hang on for a 71-64 GCAA conference win at home over Atlanta Metro College. Basketball, men: Berry falls to Oglethorpe, 64-55. COLLEGE FOOTBALL Norman’s No-Nos: Will Georgia get revenge on Auburn Saturday?… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports update: Shorter fires head football coach/acting athletics director Aaron Kelton; Skip Martin named acting AD..

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports update: Shorter fires head football coach/acting athletics director Aaron Kelton; Skip Martin named acting AD..

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS On Jan. 12, 2016, the Shorter Hawks announced a new “direction” as Aaron Kelton was named the school’s second football coach, replaced the fired legend Phil Jones.  Twenty-three months and two winless seasons later, Kelton was fired Wednesday morning, according to a university official.… Continue Reading

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Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports:  Georgia no. 6, Alabama no. 5 in penultimate playoff rankings; all eyes on this Saturday. One minor change in high school classifications. Rome-Buford playoff tickets on sale.

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Georgia no. 6, Alabama no. 5 in penultimate playoff rankings; all eyes on this Saturday. One minor change in high school classifications. Rome-Buford playoff tickets on sale.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS   Only one minor change in high school classifications: By John McClellan: The Georgia High School Association’s classification adjustment approved this week made only one change that affects Northwest Georgia. Bremen High School, which had been required to play in Class AAA last school… Continue Reading

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Updated Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Georgia no. 6, Tide no. 6 in latest playoff rankings. Only one minor change in high school classifications.

Updated Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports: Georgia no. 6, Tide no. 6 in latest playoff rankings. Only one minor change in high school classifications.

 HIGH SCHOOLS / ROME BRAVES / LOCAL COLLEGES / COMMUNITY EVENTS Georgia no. 6, Alabama no. 5 in latest College Football Playoff rankings with one more to go: Clemson is back in the no. 1 spot followed by Auburn, Oklahoma and Wisconsin. But this weekend could see another wave of changes. No. 8 Ohio State… Continue Reading

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