- More college notes below.
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL
- Updates to John’s Monday column: With the A public and private power ratings now in hand, John looks at Darlington’s bye week (next game Nov. 17) and Trion’s game Friday night vs. Wilcox County.
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
- Trion hosts Wilcox County.
- Darlington has a bye; to play Friday’s winner of the Aquinas vs. Stratford Academy game on Nov. 17.
Rome Middle School will host the 6th and 7th Grade semifinals Saturday at Barron. 6th Grade will play Harrison at 5:30 p.m. followed by 7th Grade playing Creekview at 7:30. p.m. If they win, they will be in GMSAA championship games the next Nov. 17 at East Paulding High School.
Berry: At Trinity University, 2 p.m. Schedule
Radosta Leads Five Women’s Soccer All-SAA Selections. Release The Berry College women’s soccer program placed five total student-athletes on the All-Conference teams, the Southern Athletic Association (SAA) league offices announced on Monday. Berry’s Megan Radosta led the way as the lone first-team honoree. Olivia Nye, Vanessa Belanger and Samantha Schoppy earned second-team recognition with Alyssa Stevens earning a spot on the honorable mention squad.
Men’s Soccer Places Five on All-SAA Teams. Release. The Southern Athletic Association has officially announced the 2018 SAA men’s soccer All-Conference honorees with five Vikings earning recognition. Berry’s Alec Jones and Jake Williamson earned first-team honors. Second-team selections included Steven Moore and Caleb Ford with Carson Oakes earning All-SAA honorable mention.
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