If you’re in the mood to watch some baseball today, you’ll have a couple of opportunities to do that on a collegiate level. Shorter University’s Hawks baseball team will host Talladega College in a double header today at 1 pm at Shorter’s Robert H. Ledbetter Baseball Complex.
The Rome Floyd Sports Hall of Fame inducted four new members last night during a special banquet and awards ceremony at Berry College’s Krannert Center. The 2012 inductees include Bob Williams for Meritorious Service, Mary Brock McMahon for Amateur Athletics, Willie Brown for Amateur Athletics and Dwight Henderson for Lifetime Achievement.
Shorter University’s men’s and women’s basketball teams closed out the 2011-2012 regular season with wins over Southern States Athletic Conference rival Truett McConnell in Cleveland, Georgia on Saturday. The 20th ranked Lady Hawks beat the Lady Bears 92-25 to finish the regular season with a 25-5 overall record and 16-3 in the SSAC. The number two Hawks topped the Bears 97-82 to end the regular season with 28 wins and 2 losses overall and 17 wins and only one loss in the SSAC.
In high school basketball playoff scores from over the weekend –
Shorter University’s softball team continued play in the Alabama Arctic Blast in Decatur, Alabama over the weekend. In scores from Friday, the number 9 Lady Hawks lost to Milligan 5-4 and beat Thomas 4-1. On Saturday, the Lady Hawks beat Bryan 5-4 with an extra inning, which was followed by a loss to Martin Methodist 6-5. They bounced back with an 8-0 shut out of Point University on Saturday evening. Shorter’s softball team will return to action tomorrow in Waleska, Georgia with a double header against Reinhardt at 3 pm.