The Covenant College men's soccer team is seeded fourth for its first USA South Conference tournament and will host a quarterfinal match Saturday at 7 p.m. against fifth seed Averett. The general admission charge is $6, but the first 50 students showing valid student IDs will get in free and students after that will be admitted for $1, while faculty and staff members and children 13 and under will have a charge of $3. The Lady Scots are seeded sixth and will be playing Monday at Averett at 4 p.m.
• The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga cross country teams are competing in the Southern Conference meet Saturday at Veteran's Park in Birmingham, Ala. The men's 8-kilometer race begins at 10 a.m.; the women's 5k starts at 10:45. Appalachian State is the defending champion in both.
• Cres Dodd of Calhoun again is on the Cartersville Country Club golf foursome that will try Saturday and Sunday at The Georgia Club for a third consecutive triumph in the Georgia Team Championship. The format is four-ball stroke play Saturday, with each team's best two scores counting, and best-three-of-four individual stroke play Sunday. Dodd's teammates are fellow returners Chase Jones and Jayce Stepp of Cartersville plus Marietta resident Scott Davenport. Six-time defending GSGA player of the year David Noll Jr. leads the Dalton G&CC team that also includes Brandon Kimmerling, Brian Owens and Chase Jones -- all from Dalton or Chatsworth -- and The Farm is represented by Matt Oxford and Greg Brock of Rocky Face plus Greg Cottrell of Powder Springs and Donny Phillips Jr. of Suwanee.
• Before the Georgia Northwestern Technical College men's basketball team tips off its season Saturday by playing Hines Academy of North Carolina at 4 p.m. at the Rossville Athletic Complex, the Bobcats will host a high school jamboree called the Bobcat Blowout. Cleveland Christian, Rhea County Academy, Apostolic Christian and Tennessee Christian will scrimmage in running-clock periods, beginning at 11 a.m.