Lady Bobcats to begin new season on Nov. 3
Trips to Florida, Tennessee, North Carolina and Alabama highlight the 2017-2018 Georgia Northwestern Lady Bobcats’ basketball schedule, which is being released today.
The Navy-and-Silver will start their season in the Sunshine State with the Trinity Baptist College Classic. Georgia Northwestern will face Blue Lights College out of North Carolina in their opener on Nov. 3 before facing the host school the following day.
Four more games will complete the preThanksgiving portion of the schedule. GNTC will host Trinity Baptist in a rematch on Nov. 11 at the Rossville Athletic Center (R.A.C.), which serves as the location for all Lady Bobcat home games.
The game will also serve as the team’s annual Food Drive game with free admission for fans that bring in a nonperishable food item.
Judson College from Marion, Alabama will come to Rossville on Nov. 14 and the Lady Bobcats will close out the month with road trips to face Southern Crescent Tech (Nov. 17) and the Covenant College JV squad (Nov. 20).
Georgia Northwestern will open December on the road in Asheville, N.C. against Warren Wilson College on Dec. 1. They will be back at home on Dec. 5 for a rematch the Covenant JV team and the annual Tim Walthour Memorial Tournament will once again be the R.A.C. on Dec. 8-9.
The Lady Bobcats will again take on Trinity Baptist College out of Florida in the four-team tournament opener on Friday. The other first-round game will pit Welch College against Hiwassee College.
The new year will begin with a trip to Dayton, Tenn. to face the Bryan College JV team on Jan. 9. GNTC will be at home to take on Southern Crescent Tech on Jan. 12 before a road trip to Hiwassee on Jan. 18.
The month will conclude with a home game against the Bryan JV (Jan. 22), a trip to Judson (Jan. 25) and a home date with Toccoa Falls College (Jan. 27). The Jan. 27 home game will be Rec League Night at the R.A.C.
Feb. 3 will see the Lady Bobcats get a visit from Florida College for the annual Pink Game to promote breast cancer awareness, followed by a home date against Georgia Gwinnett College on Feb. 6.
Georgia Northwestern will play three straight road games at Magic City Prep (Feb. 10), at Toccoa Falls (Feb. 13) and at Welch (Feb. 16) before the regular season finale at home against Georgia Gwinnett (Feb. 23).
Game times and a full schedule can be found online at BobcatsCountry.com.
Katy Phillips and the Lady Bobcats will begin the new basketball season in Florida on Nov. 3. The first home game will be at the Rossville Athletic Center on Nov. 11 against Trinity Baptist College of Florida. (Photo by Scott Herpst)
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