Kickoff is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. The 56th annual event is hosted by Rome-Floyd County and Shorter University.
Defending national champion and No. 2 Carroll (Mont.) will face No. 5 Saint Xavier (Ill.) in the title bout. Carroll is seeking its seventh trophy, while the Cougars are appearing in their first-ever event.
For the second-straight year, the game will be offered in High Definition (HD) quality. Niles Media Group is the production company for the event. Andy Demetra will handle the play-by-play duties with color analysis from Doug Chapman and Peter Young will be reporting from the sideline.
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CHAMPIONSHIP GAME — Dec. 17
St. Xavier (Ill.) (13-1) vs. Carroll (Mont.) (12-1) at Barron Stadium, 4:30 p.m.
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