Berry College’s baseball team will be in Conway, Arkansas to take on Southern Athletic Association rival Hendrix in a three game series over the weekend. The teams will play single games today at 4 pm, tomorrow at 3 pm and Sunday at 1 pm. The Vikings currently have a 3-5 record overall for the 2013 season.
The Rome City Commission is in the midst of a two-day planning retreat at the WinShape Center at Berry College. The retreat began yesterday and continues today. The Commission has appointed four representatives to the 2013 Rome-Floyd SPLOST Citizen Committee to join the ones from Floyd County and Cave Spring that were appointed to the committee earlier this week.
The 2012-2013 season came to an end last night for the Darlington Lady Tigers and the Model Blue Devils as both teams were defeated in the Elite Eight round of their respective state high school basketball tournaments.
The Atlanta Braves took a 5-3 win over the Detroit Tigers yesterday in Spring Training action in Lakeland, Florida. Juan Francisco contributed to the Braves’ win with a three run homer in the first inning. The Braves will face the Philadelphia Phillies today at 1:05 pm in Clearwater.
EMPLOYER SUPPORT OF THE GUARD AND RESERVE SEEKS TO HELP A ‘FEW GOOD MEN’ (AND WOMEN) FIND A FEW GOOD JOBS
The Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve is looking to help a ‘few good men’ (and women) find a few good jobs. Randy Hardin, vice chair of the ESGR for the state of Georgia, says that the organization works to foster good relationships between veterans and employers.
Massive spending cuts across the nation are expected tomorrow with a budget sequester that will kick in, barring any action from lawmakers. The sequester is anticipated to have a major impact on education, as well as the military.
In NBA news, the Atlanta Hawks beat the Utah Jazz 102-91 last night on the road, allowing the Hawks to pick up their fourth straight win and their fifth straight road victory. Al Horford scored a career high 34 points in last night’s win, which improved the Hawks to 33-23 overall and 15-13 on the road. The Hawks will remain out west to take on the Phoenix Suns tomorrow night at 9 pm. The game will be televised on Sport South.
The 2012-2013 regular season will draw to a close for Shorter University’s basketball teams on Saturday night as the Hawks and Lady Hawks hit the road to take on Alabama-Huntsville. Coverage will be provided on 95.7 FM The Ridge and www.theridge957.com. Tip off is set for 6 pm for the women and 8 pm for the men.