High school state volleyball playoffs.
The Coosa Lady Eagles Volleyball team wins the GHSA Class A/2A Public State Volleyball Championship for the second year in a row! Coosa defeated Elite Scholars Academy 3 sets to 1. (21-25, 25-20, 25-21, 25-19).
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL
First round playoff match-ups (compiled by John McClellan)
- South Atlanta at Rockmart
- Washington at Chattooga
- Pepperell at Douglass of Atlanta
- Coosa at Hapeville Charter
- Fannin County at Calhoun
- Stephens County at Cartersville
- Cedartown at St. Pius X
- Jackson (Atlanta) at Rome
Class A pairings will have to wait on power ratings. Darlington and Trion will be in the playoffs.
From Rome City Schools: Rome High School will host Jackson, Atlanta in round one of the state playoffs on Friday, November 9th at 7:30 p.m. Ticket prices are set by GHSA at $8 for the first round. There will be no pre-sale ticket opportunities so those who wish to attend the game will need to buy tickets at the gate on November 9th.
- Georgia School for the Deaf (2-4) at Carolina Schools for the Deaf (1-2) (Saturday)
John McClellan high school picks: New picks for Nov. 9 coming Monday.
Georgia Middle School Athletic Association:
- Rome Sixth Grade beats Creekview, 36-14, to advance to next round of playoffs.
- Rome Seventh Grade beats River Ridge, 52-7, to advance to next round of playoffs.
- Rome Eighth Grade falls to Centennial, 36-13.
High school state cross country championships
Class 2A Boys: Armuchee finished 2nd, Pepperell finished 9th and Coosa finished 10th.
Class 2A Girls: Armuchee finished 3rd, Model finished 9th and Cosoa finished 13th.
Class 4A Boys: Cartersville finished 6th.
Berry: Next: Nov. 10 at Trinity University, 2 p.m. Schedule
Berry Volleyball hosts SAA tournament this weekend: Berry Vikings win 3 out of 5 sets on Saturday to advance to the finals against Birmingham-Southern today at 1 p.m. Tournament website
GHC Lady Chargers: Playing their second game in consecutive days the Lady Chargers come away with a 88-57 win over Roane State. GHC was led by Destiny Marshall with 25 points followed by Sharai Lay with 16, and Jessica Yates with 9. The Lady Chargers travel to Andrew College on Saturday, tip-off 2 p.m.
GHC Chargers: The Chargers lose a close one to Miami Dade College 106-102. The Chargers were led by Khalyl Watters with 32 points, Cahiem Brown had 24, Michael Vargas Baez had 12, and Carl Johnson had 10. The Chargers return to action on Friday at home versus Motlow State, tip-off 8 p.m.
The Georgia Northwestern Bobcats and Lady Bobcats opened the 2018-2019 basketball season with a road doubleheader in Griffin, Ga. against old nemesis Southern Crescent Technical College on Saturday. Lady Bobcats lost 75-42 and the Bobcats lost 99-51.The Lady Bobcats host Dalton State College at the Roosville Athletic Center on Tuesday at 6 p.m. The Bobcats will not be in action again until Nov. 13 at Covenant College junior varsity Squad at 5 p.m. For more information on all Georgia Northwestern athletics, log on to www.bobcatscountry.com.
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