College baseball is on tap for today as Berry hits the road to take on Tennessee Temple at 3 pm.
Shorter University’s Lady Hawks softball team will host Southern States Athletic Conference rival Brenau in a double header at the Alto Park Softball Complex today at 5 pm.
Shorter University’s Hawks basketball team has made it to the semifinal round of the 2012 NAIA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship. The top-ranked and top-seeded Hawks will face fourth-seeded Concordia from California tonight at 7 pm in Kansas City, Missouri. The Hawks head to the semifinals after posting a 63-60 win over Rogers State in the Elite Eight on Saturday and before that, a 92-77 win over Point Loma Nazarene in second round action on Friday. If the Hawks win tonight’s semifinal game against Concordia, they’ll advance to tomorrow night’s national championship game against the winner of today’s second semifinal game between No. 2 Oklahoma Baptist and No. 11 Mountain State. Jim Bojo is in Kansas City to bring you the story of Shorter’s Hawks in the national tournament live on the radio on 95.7 FM The Ridge and online at www.theridge957.com.
In NBA news, the Atlanta Hawks took a 103-87 victory from the Cleveland Cavaliers in Cleveland, Ohio yesterday. They’ll be back home at the Philips Arena in Atlanta tonight to take on the Boston Celtics. Tip off is set for 7:30 pm.
In Major League Baseball, the Atlanta Braves settled for a 2-2 tie with the Baltimore Orioles in Spring Training action at ESPN’s Wide World of Sports Complex in Lake Buena Vista yesterday. The Braves will host the St. Louis Cardinals at Champion Stadium today at 1:05 pm.