HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL
John McClellan’s high school picksfor this weekend: Darlington over Trion; Rome, Cartersville, Calhoun should cruise. McClellan
Trion (5-2, 2-2) at Class A Private Number 10 Darlington (5-1, 2-1)
Class 5A Number 1 Rome (7-0, 5-0) at Paulding County (0-7, 0-5)
Adairsville (3-4, 2-3) at Sonoraville (2-4, 1-3)
Class 4A Number 4 Cartersville (7-0, 3-0) at Sandy Creek (4-2, 1-1)
Murray County (0-7, 0-5) at Class 3A Number 1 Calhoun (6-0, 4-0)
East Paulding (2-4, 2-2) at Cass (1-6, 0-5)
Off this week: Armuchee; Cedartown; Chattooga; Coosa; Georgia School for the Deaf; Gordon Central; Model; Pepperell; Rockmart; and Woodland.
2018 high school football season. High School 2018.
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.
Chattooga vs Social Circle.
Rockmart vs. Banks-Bremen winner.
Pepperell vs Monticello vs. Lamar County winner.
Sonoraville vs Morgan County.
Calhoun vs Jackson County/Westminster winner.
North Springs at Woodland: Split the series, game three needed. Woodland takes game one, 7-6; North Springs game two, 4-1.
Trion hosts Wilcox County.
COLLEGES/football this Saturday:
Berry Football: Berry at Hendrix, 2 p.m. Schedule
The Berry College softball program has released the team’s schedule for the upcoming 2019 season. The Vikings are coming off one of the most successful seasons in program history. Berry finished the year 39-6, winning their sixth straight Southern Athletic Association regular season championship and advancing to the NCAA playoffs for the fourth consecutive year. The Vikings advanced to the NCAA Super Regionals for the first time in program history. Berry will open the season on Feb. 9 with a doubleheader against Covenant in Chattanooga. The Vikings’ will travel for the entire month of February before their home opener on March 1. Schedule
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