Tune in for high school basketball playoff action on the radio tonight on WLAQ AM 1410 and 95.7 FM The Ridge. WLAQ will be at Darlington School as the Lady Tigers host Holy Innocents in a Class A game at 7 pm which will also be aired online at www.wlaq1410.com. 95.7 FM The Ridge will have coverage as the Model Lady Blue Devils host Union County in a Class AA match up at 6 pm. You can also listen to that game online at www.theridge957.com.
It was a victorious night on the hill for both the Shorter University men’s and women’s basketball teams as both picked up wins from Southern States Athletic Conference rival Lee University in Shorter’s final home games of the season last night at the University’s Winthrop King Centre. The 20th ranked Lady Hawks beat the 4th ranked Lady Flames 60-44. The number two Hawks notched a 61-55 win over the 16th ranked Flames. Shorter will close out the 2011-2012 regular season tomorrow in Cleveland, Georgia with more SSAC action against Truett McConnell. 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.
Shorter University’s softball team is in Decatur, Alabama for the Alabama Arctic Blast thru Saturday. In yesterday’s opening day scores, the 9th ranked Lady Hawks beat Campbellsville 1-0 and Indiana-Southeast 5-0. Today’s schedule includes matches with Milligan at 2 pm and Thomas at 4 pm. They’ll face Bryan, Martin Methodist and Point tomorrow.
Shorter University’s baseball teams will be in New Orleans, Louisiana for a three game series with Loyola University over the weekend. The teams will play a single game this evening at 7 pm Eastern Time and a double header tomorrow at 2 pm.
In NBA news, the Atlanta Hawks ended a three game losing streak with an 83-78 win over the Orlando Magic last night at the Philips Arena. With the win, the Hawks improve their record to 20 wins and 15 losses overall so far for the 2011-2012 season.