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John McClellan’s high school picks: Pepperell, Darlington rebound; Unity, Calhoun, Rockmart to get big wins. McClellan
Georgia High School Football Daily: Honors for Cartersville running back Rico Frye who “rushed for 111 yards, had another 37 yards receiving, and scored three touchdowns, giving him 12 on the season, in a 38-5 victory over Westlake.” Tuesday
This weekend’s games:
- Rockmart (1-2, 0-0) at Armuchee (1-2, 0-0)
- Coosa (2-1, 0-0) at Chattooga (0-3, 0-0)
- Gordon Central (0-3, 0-0) at Pepperell (1-2, 0-0). Radio: Q102
- Gordon Lee (1-2, 0-0) at Darlington (1-2, 0-0). Radio: 1410 AM
- Model (0-3, 0-0) at Dade County (1-2)
- Unity Christian School (3-1) at Vidalia Heritage Academy (0-2)
- Bowdon (1-2, 0-2) at Trion (2-1, 0-0)
- Cass (0-3, 0-1) at Hiram (1-2, 0-1)
- Villa Rica (2-1, 0-1) at Woodland (2-1, 1-0)
- Adairsville (2-1) at Ringgold (1-2)
- Class 3A Number 6 Calhoun (2-1) at Coahulla Creek (0-3)
- Sonoraville (2-1) at Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe (1-2).
- Saturday: Georgia School for the Deaf (0-1) at Carolinas School for the Deaf (0-0)
Great showing by Northwest Georgia teams in the AA Volleyball rankings: Coosa is no. 1, Pepperell, no. 4; Armuchee, no. 5; and Chattooga, no. 10. Click AJC
- We’re checking to see if the game is still a go because of any storm damage.
- Sept. 23: Shorter will induct Coach Phil Jones into the Athletics Hall of Fame. All former players, coaches, and staff are invited to join us for this special occasion. The presentation will take place on the field prior to kickoff against Delta State. Game time is set for 1 p.m. at Barron Stadium.
Georgia Bulldogs‘ football. Georgia will host Samford, Saturday at 7:30 p.m.
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. Tech’s game at the University of Central Florida in Orlando), set for 7:30 p.m. Saturday, has been canceled because of issues tied to Hurricane Irma. It will not be rescheduled. Next for the Jackets: Home vs. Pittsburgh at 12:20 p.m.
Alabama Crimson Tide. Alabama will host Colorado State, 6 p.m. on Saturday.
The Falcons host the Packers at 8:30 p.m. Sunday on NBC. Click Falcons
- Next game: 16th season opener on Thursday, April 5, vs. Hagerstown at State Mutual Stadium, 7 p.m.
- Mills Fitzner’s photo gallery for the 2017 season.