Shorter University’s baseball Hawks swept a three game series with Emmanuel at home over the weekend. They took a 11-1 victory in Friday’s game, which was followed by back-to-back 2-1 and 5-4 walk-off wins in Saturday’s double header at Shorter’s Robert H. Ledbetter Baseball Complex. The Hawks will get back into action as host to Milligan tomorrow at 2 pm. Berry College’s Vikings baseball team split a double header with Denison at Berry’s William R. Bowdoin Field on Saturday. Denison won the first game 8-0, while Berry cleaned up in the nightcap 19-2. Berry will return to action at Emory tomorrow at 2 pm.
So far so good for Berry College’s Lady Vikings softball team at the NTC Classic, which continues thru Wednesday in Clermont, Florida. On Saturday, they posted a pair of wins over Grove City 10-4 and Wartburg 4-3. That was followed by two more wins yesterday, 10-2 over DeSales and 8-0 over Susquehanna. They’ll get back into action in the Classic tomorrow with matches against Moravian and Elizabethtown.
Three area girls high school basketball teams continue their quest for a state title.
In local college basketball news, both of Shorter University’s teams nabbed opening round wins in the Southern States Athletic Conference Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships yesterday.
Get ready to talk to your radio again! A Rome radio tradition is being revived and this time, the torch (or microphone, if you will) is being passed to a new generation. Matt Davis will be joined by Scott Wheeler in a revival of “Rome’s truly illegitimate sports show”, Sports Talk Saturday, a program made popular by ‘Matt D’s dad, Randy, and Wheeler in the 90s. Sports Talk Saturday will once again hit airwaves of Talk Radio WLAQ AM 1410 tomorrow, Saturday, March 3rd.