HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL
High school softball (courtesy of John McClellan)
Georgia High School Association pairings involving local schools; series format: best of three series. Click each ‘class’ for the playoff bracket.
Therrell at Chattooga
Douglass of Atlanta at Rockmart
Pepperell at South Atlanta
North Hall at Sonoraville
Fannin County at Calhoun
Madison County at Cedartown
North Springs at Woodland
Darlington Softball at Mount Paran today, 2:30 and 4:30 p.m.; first round of GHSA playoffs.
Trion hosts Wilcox County.
COLLEGES/football this Saturday:
Berry Football: Berry at Hendrix, 2 p.m. Schedule
Latest rankings: After a 44-3 win over the Sewanee Tigers last Saturday, the Berry College football team climbed to No. 12 in the latest American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Top 25. The ranking marks the highest in program history in the AFCA poll. | FULL RANKINGS. Berry is also ranked No. 14 in the D3football.com poll. The Vikings now sit at 6-0 overall and 4-0 in the Southern Athletic Association (SAA), remaining in first place in the league. The win pushed Berry’s winning streak to 21-straight regular-season contests and 14-straight games at Valhalla Stadium.
- Bryson Lamboy Named SAA Football Defensive Player of the Week. Vikings. Berry College’s Bryson Lamboy has been named the Southern Athletic Association (SAA) Football Defensive Player of the Week, the league office announced on Monday. Lamboy led the No. 12 Vikings football team to a 44-3 win over Sewanee in front of a record-setting 4,611 fans on Saturday night.
Beier Earns Second SAA Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week Honor. Volleyball. For the second time this season, Berry College volleyball’s Laura Beier has been selected as the Southern Athletic Association (SAA) Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week, the league office announced on Monday.
Harbin Clinic Turkey Trot 5K and Health Wobble benefiting United Way of Bartow County is Saturday, Nov. 17. The long-running event adds Harbin Clinic as the title sponsor this year but keeps the same great course encircling Sam Smith Park and also serves as a qualifier for the Peachtree Road Race. Along with the 5K race, which starts at 9 a.m., the event will have a pre-race costume contest and a two-mile health wobble. The wobble is a two-mile, non-timed walk. “Harbin Clinic is excited to become a part of this Cartersville tradition and be able to help put a focus on health and wellness in Bartow County while also supporting the many great things the Bartow County United Way does in the community,” Harbin Clinic CEO Kenna Stock says. Wire2Wire Running will provide timing and results. Registration for the 5K is $25 and $20 for the health wobble, and people can sign up at Active.com. To guarantee T-shirt size, participants need to be registered by Sunday, Nov. 11. Race-day registration for the 5K is $35 and $25 for the wobble. Packet pick up will be on Friday, Nov. 16, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the lobby of the United Way, 320 W. Cherokee Ave. Register for the Race