ATLANTA HAWKS DROP SECOND STRAIGHT AT HOME TO PHILADELPHIA 76ERS, BETTER LUCK TONIGHT AS HOST TO PHOENIX SUNS

Written by Elizabeth Davis. Posted in Sports

In NBA news, the Atlanta Hawks lost to the Philadelphia 76ers 98-87 on Saturday night at the Philips Arena.  That was the Hawks’ second straight home loss, leaving them with an eight win – three loss record at home and a 16 win – nine loss record overall so far for the 2011-2012 season.  The Hawks will get back into action tonight at Philips against the Phoenix Suns.  Tip off is set for 7:30 pm.

COLLEGE BASEBALL UPDATE: SHORTER SPLITS, BERRY TAKES TWO OF THREE OVER THE WEEKEND

Written by Elizabeth Davis. Posted in Sports

Local college baseball teams took the field this past weekend.  
Shorter University’s Hawks played their first home games of the season  on Saturday against the University of Pikeville.  The teams the double-header, with Pikeville winning game one 2-0 and Shorter taking the night cap 12-2 at the Robert H. Ledbetter Field on the Shorter University campus.
The Hawks will host Bryan tomorrow at 1 pm in a single game that will be broadcast on 95.7 FM The Ridge and online at www.theridge957.com.  

NUMBER ONE SHORTER UNIVERSITY HAWKS’ WINNING STREAK ENDED BY POINT UNIVERSITY

Written by Elizabeth Davis. Posted in Shorter Sports

The Shorter University mens’ basketball team’s season-long winning streak has come to an end as the previously undefeated and number one Hawks were narrowly defeated by Point University 73-72 in a non-conference match last night in East Point.  Shorter is still unbeaten in conference play.  The Hawks and the Lady Hawks will face Southern States Athletic Conference rival Southern Wesleyan tomorrow in Central, South Carolina.  The women will play at 2 pm, followed by the men at 4 pm.  The games will be broadcast on 95.7 FM The Ridge and www.theridge957.com.

NUMBER ONE SHORTER UNIVERSITY HAWKS’ WINNING STREAK ENDED BY POINT UNIVERSITY

Written by Elizabeth Davis. Posted in Sports

The Shorter University mens’ basketball team’s season-long winning streak has come to an end as the previously undefeated and number one Hawks were narrowly defeated by Point University 73-72 in a non-conference match last night in East Point.  Shorter is still unbeaten in conference play.  The Hawks and the Lady Hawks will face Southern States Athletic Conference rival Southern Wesleyan tomorrow in Central, South Carolina.  The women will play at 2 pm, followed by the men at 4 pm.  The games will be broadcast on 95.7 FM The Ridge and www.theridge957.com.

ATLANTA HAWKS LOSE TO MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES AT PHILIPS

Written by Elizabeth Davis. Posted in Sports

In NBA news, the Atlanta Hawks returned to their home court of the Philips Arena last night only to lose to the Memphis Grizzlies 96-77.  It was just the Hawks’ second home loss of the season, leaving them with eight wins and two losses at home and a 16 win – seven loss record overall so far for the 2011-2012 season.  The Hawks will welcome the Philadelphia 76ers to the Philips Arena tomorrow night; tip off is set for 7 pm.