COLLEGE HOOPS: VICTORIOUS SATURDAY IN SC FOR SHORTER UNIVERSITY; SHORTER’S NUMBER ONE HAWKS STAY PERFECT IN THE SSAC

Written by Elizabeth Davis. Posted in Shorter Sports

In your local college basketball update from over the weekend, Shorter University’s number one Hawks managed to maintain a perfect record in the Southern States Athletic Conference with a 89-64 win over Southern Wesleyan on Saturday, improving their record to 23-1 overall and 13-0 in the SSAC.  That was preceded by a 74-43 victory for Shorter’s Lady Hawks over Southern Wesleyan in Central, South Carolina.  Shorter’s men’s and women’s basketball teams return to their home court at the Winthrop King Centre on the Shorter University campus to host Emmanuel this Thursday night.  Tip off is set for 6 pm for the women and 8 pm for the men.  That will be followed by a 2 pm home game on Saturday for the Lady Hawks against Brenau.  All of those games will be broadcast on 95.7 FM The Ridge and www.theridge957.com.

COLLEGE HOOPS: VICTORIOUS SATURDAY IN SC FOR SHORTER UNIVERSITY; SHORTER’S NUMBER ONE HAWKS STAY PERFECT IN THE SSAC

Written by Elizabeth Davis. Posted in Sports

In your local college basketball update from over the weekend, Shorter University’s number one Hawks managed to maintain a perfect record in the Southern States Athletic Conference with a 89-64 win over Southern Wesleyan on Saturday, improving their record to 23-1 overall and 13-0 in the SSAC.  That was preceded by a 74-43 victory for Shorter’s Lady Hawks over Southern Wesleyan in Central, South Carolina.  Shorter’s men’s and women’s basketball teams return to their home court at the Winthrop King Centre on the Shorter University campus to host Emmanuel this Thursday night.  Tip off is set for 6 pm for the women and 8 pm for the men.  That will be followed by a 2 pm home game on Saturday for the Lady Hawks against Brenau.  All of those games will be broadcast on 95.7 FM The Ridge and www.theridge957.com.  

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.