Shorter University’s softball team swept a double header with Point University in East Point, Georgia yesterday. The 9th ranked Lady Hawks won game one 7-0 and the night cap 16-0. Shorter is off for the next week and will get back into action February 23rd – 25th in Decatur, Alabama at the Alabama Arctic Blast.
In NBA news, the Atlanta Hawks picked up a 101-99 win over the Phoenix Suns in Phoenix, Arizona last night. The victory boosts the Hawks’ record to 19 wins and 12 losses overall for the 2011-2012 season with ten wins and five losses on the road. They’ll remain on the road to take on the Portland Trailblazers this Saturday night at 10 pm.
It is post-season time for area high school basketball teams.
In your local college basketball update, Berry College’s Vikings lost to no. 8 Birmingham Southern 69-58 in men’s hoops last night at Berry’s Cage Center. �
Shorter University’s football schedule for 2012 has been released. This will be Shorter’s first schedule as a non-NAIA member as the University continues its transition to NCAA Division II and the Gulf South Conference. It features nine NCAA opponents, five home games and a Thursday night primetime showdown against one of the Hawks’ newest GSC rivals, Valdosta State.