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Gladiator Athletics: Week of October 25, 2021

By CCHS Gladiators, 10/24/21, 7:30PM EDT


“Today I will do what others won't, so tomorrow I can accomplish what others can't.” - Jerry Rice


  • Oct 28 - Cross Country at Region Championships (Unicoi)

  • Oct 28 - Varsity Football vs. Cedar Shoals (H)



  • Congratulations to the Varsity Football team for their win over Loganville and clinching the 2021 Region 8AAAAA Championship. 

  • Congratulations to the following Gladiators for being selected to the 2021 All-Region 8AAAAA Volleyball team: Zaili Gantt, Treasa McHugh, and Kameron Taylor.

  • Tryouts for wrestling and basketball begin on Monday, October 25.  All participants must have a valid physical on file.  For more information contact Coach Shane McCord (wrestling) -; Coach Carla Johnson (girls basketball) -; Coach Stefan Smith (boys basketball) -

  • Clarke Central will hosts Cedar Shoals in varsity football on Thursday, October 28 at 7:00 pm in Billy Henderson Stadium.  There will be a limited number of tickets available for the game.  Tickets will go on sale via GoFan for the General Public at 8:00 am on Tuesday, Oct 26 for $12.  Any remaining tickets may be purchased via cash or card at the gate on the day of the game. GHSA Passes, Clarke Central All-Sports Passes, and CCSD Senior Golden Passes will be accepted for entry.  CCSD badges will not be accepted for entry. Spectators are encouraged to purchase their tickets prior to the game via GoFan since a sellout is expected.

  • The annual Clarke Central High School baseball team's Christmas tree and greenery sale fundraiser is underway. Final orders are due November 1st. Delivery is set for Sunday, November 28. Click HERE to place your order.

  • Go to the Gladiator Online Spirit Store to order Gladiator attire, gear, and spirit items.

  • Watch Gladiator Athletics on NFHS Digital Network.  Subscribe to the NFHS Network and a portion of your subscription purchase will be given back to Clarke Central High School. Watch live Gladiator volleyball, softball, football, basketball, soccer, and baseball games.  Click HERE to subscribe.

  • Visit the Clarke Central Athletic Website for more information.



  • Congratulations to Max Carlson for being chosen as this week’s Clarke Central High School Gladiator Student-Athlete of the Week. Max is a junior runner on the Clarke Central Varsity Cross Country team.

  • “Max Carlson is a conscientious, hard-working student. He is unafraid to discuss his thoughts in class, and always has something valuable to contribute.  He is earnest and means what he says, and yet he is good-humored and witty.  We all could learn a few things by being more like Max.” -Ian Altman, Clarke Central English teacher

  • “He is diligent, determined, and beyond his years in maturity. I am lucky to teach him!” - B. Taylor Perrault, Clarke Central Government teacher