Atlanta Braves managers, past and present, will be coming to Rome during the month of January.
In college bowl game action from last night, West Virginia stomped Clemson 70-33 in the Orange Bowl in Miami, Florida.
In college basketball on tap for tonight, the Shorter University Lady Hawks will play their first game of the new year against Xavier at 6 pm at Shorter’s Winthrop-King Centre. The game will be broadcast on 95.7 FM The Ridge and www.theridge957.com. Shorter University basketball will once again take to the airwaves of 95.7 FM The Ridge this weekend. Both the Lady Hawks and the Hawks will play host to Belhaven on Friday night. The women will play at 5:30 pm, followed by the men at 7:30 pm. Then, the teams will welcome William Carey to town on Saturday; tip off is set for the women at 3 pm for the women and 5 pm for the men.
In your local college basketball update, Berry College’s Vikings lost to Oglethorpe 93-56 last night in Atlanta. Tune in for Berry College basketball this weekend on WLAQ AM 1410 and online at www.wlaq1410.com as the Lady Vikings host Young Harris on Saturday at 2 pm, which will be followed by a 4 pm match on Sunday for the Vikings against Piedmont at Berry’s Cage Center.
In college bowl game action from yesterday, Michigan beat Virginia Tech 23-20 in overtime in the Sugar Bowl last night in New Orleans, Louisiana.