JOE PATERNO PASSES AWAY AT 85

Written by Elizabeth Davis. Posted in Sports

Legendary Penn State football coach Joe Paterno has passed away.  Affectionately known by fans as “JoePa”, Paterno died yesterday at the age of 85 due to complications with lung cancer treatment.  Paterno was fired from his head coach position with Penn State in November amid the sex abuse scandal involving former assistant Jerry Sandusky.

SHORTER UNIVERSITY’S NO. 1 HAWKS REMAIN UNDEFEATED, LADY HAWKS WIN

Written by Elizabeth Davis. Posted in Shorter Sports, Sports

It was a victorious night on the hill for Shorter University’s basketball teams last night.  Shorter’s Hawks proved why they are number one in the NAIA with a 74-65 win over No. 4 Southern Poly in front of a packed house at Shorter’s Winthrop King Centre.  That was preceded by a 70-48 victory for Shorter’s Lady Hawks over Southern Poly.

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL THIS WEEKEND

Written by Elizabeth Davis. Posted in High School Sports, Sports

There are a number of high school basketball games on tap for tonight.  Here are the match ups –
Excel Christian at Darlington
Armuchee at Gordon Lee
Model at River Ridge
Pepperell at Coosa
Rome at NW Whitfield
Horizon Christian Academy at Unity Christian
Rockmart at Adairsville
Bremen at Trion
North Murray at Gordon Central
Calhoun at Chattooga
Sonoraville at Dade County
Allatoona at Cedartown