Tune into WLAQ AM 1410 and www.wlaq1410.com tonight for this year’s final edition of This Week In Northwest Georgia Football, at which time the WLAQ/95.7 FM The Ridge sports staff will wrap up the 2012 high school football season. The show, sponsored by the River City Bank, will air at 6 pm.
The Georgia Department of Labor has reported that Georgia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined to 8.5 percent in November, down from 8.7 percent in October.
The Berry College Eagle Cam has gone live! According to a media release from the college, the eagles are expected to soon lay eggs if they haven’t already. Go to www.berry.edu/eaglecam/ for more information.
The WLAQ/95.7 FM The Ridge sports staff will wrap up the season in high school football with the final edition of This Week In Northwest Georgia Football, brought to you by the River City Bank, tomorrow night on WLAQ AM 1410. Air time is 6 pm. The program will also air online at www.wlaq1410.com.
The Atlanta Falcons will be in Detroit, Michigan tomorrow night to take on the Lions in NFL action. The game will be broadcast on 95.7 FM The Ridge, Northwest Georgia’s radio home for Atlanta Falcons football. Kick off is set for 8:30 pm at Ford Field in the Motor City. Pre-game programming will begin at 6:30 pm.
The 2012 Rome News-Tribune Holiday Festival Basketball Tournament has been going on all week at Berry College and Georgia Highlands College. The tournament is being sponsored this year by the Seven Hills Rotary Club. Rotarian Nina Lovel says that proceeds will benefit a number of local charities. She says that the club works quite a bit in particular with the Boys and Girls Club of Rome.
The 2012 Rome News-Tribune/Seven Hills Rotary Club Holiday Festival Basketball Tournament moves into the semifinal round today at Berry College’s Cage Center and Georgia Highlands College’s Floyd County campus. The tournament, which opened on Monday, will conclude with the championship round tomorrow night.
In college basketball, Berry College’s Lady Vikings lost to Marymount University 54-37 at the 2012 Daytona Beach Shootout yesterday in Daytona Beach, Florida. With the loss, the Lady Vikes fall to 4-4 on the season. They’ll cap off tournament play tomorrow at 2 pm against Pacific Lutheran.