It was a big day for Berry College athletics yesterday as Tony Kunczewski (pronounced “Kun-chesky”) was named the school’s first-ever head football coach. Kunczewski comes to Berry from LaGrange College, where he served as defensive coordinator and head strength and conditioning coach since 2005.
The Rome Braves lost a heartbreaker to the Savannah Sand Gnats 6-5 in 12 innings last night at State Mutual Stadium in the series opener between the teams that was delayed nearly an hour due to rainy conditions. Rome Braves radio voice JB Smith has the wrap up.
The Atlanta Braves fell to the New York Mets 6-1 in the teams’ series opener at Turner Field last night.
In NBA news, the Atlanta Hawks beat the Toronto Raptors 109-87 last night in Toronto (after losing to the Raptors at home on Sunday night). The Hawks will return to their home court at the Philips Arena in Atlanta to host the Detroit Pistons tomorrow night at 7:30 pm.
College softball is also on tap for today as Shorter University’s Lady Hawks travel to Cleveland, Tennessee for a 3 pm double header with Lee University.