The Terror (3-5, 2-5 Centennial) visit the River Hawks (7-1, 6-1) for a 6 p.m. kickoff in Selinsgrove, Pa. Susquehanna is ranked 19th in the latest d3football.com top 25 poll and carries a five-game winning streak into Week 9.
Larry Haines is sending Key (8-5-2) into the Class 1A state semifinals Friday night at Northeast-Anne Arundel High School, where the Eagles face International High School at Langley Park (16-1) at 7:30.
The Knights displayed a balanced offense and polished off the Scorpions in straight sets (25-12, 25-13, 25-16) to earn a championship plaque and advance to the state tournament for the first time in eight years.
Westminster gets Carroll’s first crack at a 2019 state finalist when the Owls (12-5) face Huntingtown (15-0) in a Class 3A semifinal Wednesday night at 7:30 at Paint Branch High School.Liberty (16-0) is up next, with the Lions taking on Patuxent (12-3) on Thursday night at 7:30 in a 1A state semifinal at Paint Branch.
McDaniel leads the all-time series with Ursinus 25-17-1, but the Bears have won 12 of the last 13 meetings. The Green Terror fell 49-7 last week against Muhlenberg, but perhaps their offense received a spark with its touchdown in the second quarter.
South Carroll (9-6) won its third game in a row and played for the first time in nine days, but didn’t show too many signs of rust in the early going. Gruber scored 49 seconds into the game, and posted her second goal with 25:10 to play in the first half.
County and school officials agreed to introduce FlingGolf as a “pilot” sport, with Century, Manchester Valley, and Winters Mill high school students getting a chance to participate in PE and Team Sport classes.
The soccer team won its first game back in late August, and now the cross country squad has a signature team victory. It came Oct. 5 at the annual Goucher XC Classic in Baltimore, where Liberty High School graduate Dan Saxon won the 8-kilometer race in 28 minutes, 46 seconds.
Sorkin tied with Winters Mill senior Brian Inglis at 7-over par 79 through 18 holes, then carded two pars to earn the individual county title before Inglis missed a par putt on the second extra hole (the par-4 11th).
The Owls gathered themselves, even after giving up another point coming out of the timeout on a big block at the net. The sweep was on, 25-18, 25-13, 25-15, and Westminster took claim to a third consecutive county championship.
The Green Terror opened practice for the 2019-20 season Monday with a new coach in Christin Gowan, their third coach in three years. That stretch didn’t produce a lot of wins — McDaniel went 35-40 in that span. But it appears to have sparked a fire within a group of seven seniors that wants to cap their college career the right way.
The Eagles wanted to honor Tiffany Henning, a Francis Scott Key graduate and teacher at Sykesville Middle School who was diagnosed with a rare form of breast cancer in 2016. Henning died in August, 2019, at 34. They also honored Ann Worsham, Snader’s mother, who died in June at age 75.
McDaniel (3-2, 2-2 in the Centennial Conference) has used Tyler Palermiti and kevin Sheckells at some point in each game this season, and the Green Terror headed into the bye week with two quarterbacks that have enjoyed success.