SHORTER BASKETBALL TEAMS MOVE UP IN NAIA POLLS

Written by Elizabeth Davis. Posted in Shorter Sports, Sports

In local college basketball news, Shorter University’s Hawks and Lady Hawks are moving on up in the national polls.  The NAIA released its first regular season edition of the Men’s and Women’s Division I Basketball Coaches Top 25 Polls last night.  The Hawks, who are undefeated with nine straight wins to begin the 2011-2012 season, came in at number 5 in the men’s poll, while the Lady Hawks, who have eight wins and one loss so far this season, are ranked number 18.  This is the first time that the Hawks have made it to the top five since the beginning of the NAIA national polls in 2000. 

NBA LOCK OUT COMING TO AN END

Written by Elizabeth Davis. Posted in Sports

Good news for NBA fans.  It looks like the lock out is coming to an end.  The regular season is set to begin Christmas Day.  Training camps will open on December 9th.  Teams have been given permission to begin speaking to agents today, though deals can’t be offered and contracts can’t be signed until December 9th.