In college baseball, Berry College’s Vikings picked up a 7-0 shut out victory at Emory yesterday. The Vikes will get back into action as host to Maryville tomorrow at 3 pm at Berry’s William R. Bowdoin Field.
Berry College’s softball team picked up another win and took their first loss at the NTC Classic in Clermont, Florida yesterday. The Lady Vikings lost to Moravian 5-3 before beating Elizabethtown 4-2. They’ll return to action in the NTC Classic today with matches against John Carroll at 1 pm and Ohio Northern at 3 pm.
This is an exciting time for Shorter University’s men’s and women’s basketball teams as both have made it to their respective national championship tournaments. The No. 2 Hawks, fresh from their first-ever Southern States Athletic Conference tournament title, will head to the NAIA Division I Men’s Basketball National Championship in Kansas City, Missouri March 14th thru 20th. And the 19th ranked Lady Hawks have made it to the NAIA Division I Women’s Basketball National Championship for the third straight year. This year’s NAIA women’s tournament will be held March 14th thru 20th in Frankfort, Kentucky. We’ll follow Shorter University’s Hawks and Lady Hawks in the NAIA championships on 95.7 FM The Ridge and www.theridge957.com. Jim Bojo will provide coverage of the Hawks in Kansas City, and Matt Davis will broadcast the Lady Hawks’ games in Frankfort.
The Atlanta Braves picked up their first Spring Training victory of 2012 over the Houston Astros 10-5 yesterday at the Astros’ Spring Training home of Osceola County Stadium in Kissimmee, Florida. The Braves will host the Washington Nationals today at 1:05 pm at Champion Stadium in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.
Shorter University’s softball team will participate in the University of West Florida Spring Fling in Pensacola, Florida over the next couple of days. They’ll face Evangel in a double header this evening at 5 pm, which will be followed a double header with Cardinal Stritch tomorrow at 3 pm. From there, the Lady Hawks will be off to Gulf Shores, Alabama for the Gulf Coast Invitational this Friday thru Sunday.