High school state volleyball playoffs. Click each ‘class’ for the playoff bracket.
Class AA: Coosa beats Gordon Lee Tuesday night in a 3-0 sweep and now advance to the state AA finals on Saturday. They’ll play Elite Scholars Academy. 1:30 p.m. at McEachern High School.
Class AAAA : Cartersville falls to St. Pius X 3-0 on Tuesday in semifinals; season ends.
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL
John McClellan high school picks: Critical region games this week with Pepperell over Chattooga; Coosa beats Gordon Central; Rockmart over Model; wins for Darlington, Cartersville, Calhoun. McClellan
Georgia Middle School Athletic Association: Second round playoff pairings for Saturday at Berry College’s Valhalla Stadium. Sixth Grade Creekview at Rome, noon; seventh Grade River Ridge at Rome, 2 p.m.; eighth grade Rome at Centennial.
Georgia no. 6 in the first College Football Playoff rankings of the season. The first top four: Alabama, Clemson, Notre Dame and LSU. Michigan is no. 5. Click Playoffs
Berry: Off Saturday. Next: Nov. 10 at Trinity University, 2 p.m. Schedule
Georgia Highlands Chargers no. 22 in preseason NJCAA D1 basketball poll: NJCAA
Berry Volleyball heads into SAA tournament tanked No. 17. Media release: The Berry College volleyball team rose three spots back to No. 17 in the latest American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Top 25, the organization announced on Tuesday. Berry went 3-0 at the Christopher Newport Invitational last weekend, including a 3-2 win over then No. 23 CNU. The Vikings are now 22-3 overall after securing their second straight Southern Athletic Association (SAA) regular season title earlier this season. The Vikings, by virtue of their No. 1 seed, are set to host the league tournament this weekend beginning Friday.
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