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SUMMERVILLE — Even 30 minutes after his team had won the Area 3-AA Duals title, Pepperell wrestling coach Joe Knight still looked a bit shocked.
The inclement weather has been a problem for just about everyone in the Floyd County area, but it’s come at a particularly unfortunate time in the wrestling season.
There is far more than just one answer for what led to Rome’s state championship run in 2016. Whether it was at the line of scrimmage, the backfield or the coaches on the sideline, every person had to work to get the Wolves to the Georgia Dome and beyond.
A coach can teach players all he knows in practice and in team meetings, but ultimately they are stuck on the sidelines when a game is on the line.
With the end of the year approaching, so arrives honors and distinctions for some of the top high school football players in and around Rome.
Chattooga boys 79, Pepperell 48
For two and a half quarters, the Calhoun and Chattooga girls battled back and forth and looked destined for a tight finish in their non-region contest on Saturday night. But basketball is a game of runs, and the Lady Jackets put a big one together at the end of the third quarter to completely turn the game around.
Calhoun boys 62, Chattooga 47
When it came time for Region 7-AA’s football coaches to select the players who made the biggest impact this season, the choices were two all-around standouts.