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ROME BRAVES FALL TO HAGERSTOWN SUNS IN SERIES OPENER AT SMS

Written by Elizabeth Davis. Posted in Sports

The Rome Braves lost to the Hagerstown Suns 9-2 last night at State Mutual Stadium in the first game of a seven game home stand.  Former Model High School baseball standout Ben Hawkins had a hand in the Suns’ win over the Braves last night as the reliever made his South Atlantic League debut at SMS.  He pitched one scoreless inning.  Suns reliever Brian Dupra got the win in last night’s game, while AJ Holland took the loss for the Braves.

SHORTER TO HOST 2012 MID-SOUTH TRACK CHAMPIONSHIPS AT NEWLY RENOVATED MADDOX TRACK AND BARRON STADIUM

Written by Elizabeth Davis. Posted in Shorter Sports, Sports

Shorter University will play host to the 2012 Mid-South Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships this weekend at the newly renovated Maddox Track and Historic Barron Stadium.  This is the first time that Shorter has ever hosted the championships, which are scheduled for this Friday and Saturday, April 27th and 28th.  Shorter’s Hawks have their hopes set on nabbing their fifth consecutive conference championship, while the Lady Hawks will compete for their fourth straight conference championship.