The Atlanta Hawks topped the Washington Wizards 107-102 in NBA action last night at Washington DC. Jeff Teague was the top scorer for Atlanta with 28 points. Last night marked the Hawks’ second straight win. They’ll aim for a three-peat tonight with a 7:30 pm match at home against the Toronto Raptors. The game will be televised on Sports South.
The Berry College women’s and men’s basketball teams each picked up wins at home last night.
Former Atlanta Braves pitching ace John Smoltz has been included on baseball’s 2015 Hall of Fame ballot. This is Smoltz’s first year of eligibility for the honor. A candidate needs 75 percent of the vote from members of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America in order to be elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Results will be announced on January 6th. The induction ceremony is set for July 26th.
Berry College basketball will take to the airwaves of WLAQ AM 1410 tonight as both of the college’s teams have scheduled matches at home.
The Buffalo Bills annihilated the New York Jets 38-3 in Monday Night Football at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan last night. The game was relocated due to the massive snow fall that covered the Buffalo area last week. The Bills improved to 6-5 on the season, while the Jets fell to 2-9.
The Atlanta Falcons fell to the Cleveland Browns 26-24 in NFL action yesterday at the Georgia Dome, ending a brief two-game winning streak for the Dirty Birds.
GEORGIA TO HOST GEORGIA TECH IN COLLEGE FOOTBALL RIVALRY THIS SATURDAY; COVERAGE ON 95.7 FM THE RIDGE
The college football rivalry that fans across the state of Georgia eagerly anticipate every year is coming up this Saturday! Georgia will host Georgia Tech in a showdown between the hedges at UGA’s Sanford Stadium. Georgia is currently ranked No. 8 in the latest AP Top 25 Poll, while Georgia Tech is ranked at No. 16. Saturday’s game is scheduled to get underway at noon and will be broadcast on 95.7 FM The Ridge, your local radio affiliate of the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets.
Friday night lights are set to shine tonight as two Floyd County high school football teams continue their quest for a state title in round two of the Class AA playoffs. The Model Blue Devils will hit the road for Fitzgerald, while the Coosa Eagles will travel to Vidalia.