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.
COLLEGES/football this Saturday.
Berry: At Trinity University, 2 p.m. Schedule
Berry Volleyball claims second consecutive SAA tournament trophy. Release. The Berry College volleyball team claimed its second straight Southern Athletic Association (SAA) tournament title on Sunday afternoon with a straight-set victory over No. 21 Birmingham-Southern, punching the team’s ticket to the NCAA Playoffs once again. With the win, the No. 17 Vikings improved to 25-3 overall and extended their winning streak in the Cage Center to 28-straight matches. Set scores were 25-23, 26-24 and 25-15. Berry’s Emily Rapach, Carson VanCampen and Emily Hancok (MVP) were selected to the All-Tournament team.
GHC Lady Chargers: The Lady Chargers travel to Andrew College on Saturday, tip-off 2 p.m.
GHC Chargers: The Chargers return to action on Friday at home versus Motlow State, tip-off 8 p.m.
GNTC: 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