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Sunday 04/20/2014
Dziurzynski led women's lacrosse over Lynx, 13-10
Posted: April 20, 2014

Berry College rallied from behind to capture a 13-10 win over Rhodes in a Southern Athletic Association quarterfinal game on Saturday.

Shorter wins season finale, 20-10, over Ohio Valley
Posted: April 20, 2014

Men's lacrosse closed out the season with a 20-10 win over Ohio Valley University to finish the season 7-7 and on a three game win streak.

Atlanta's Justin Upton hits 3-run homer vs. Mets
Posted: April 20, 2014

NEW YORK — Craig Kimbrel hardly ever needs help with the ninth inning. He got some Saturday night.

Rome Braves split against RiverDogs
Posted: April 20, 2014

GAME 1

No Excuses 5K/10K Results
Updated: April 20, 2014 - 1:15 am

5K Results

Saturday 04/19/2014
Sprinters set to help Hawks make run
Posted: April 19, 2014

Heading into what will be a busy finale to the 2014 Peach Belt Conference Track and Field Championships hosted by Shorter today, the Hawks and Lady Hawks find themselves in a catch-up position as Nova Southeastern —sparked by notching the top four finishes in the 3,000 steeplechase — is at the top of the standings while defending PBC champ Alabama-Huntsville leads the race toward the men’s title with 100 points.

Lady Hawks take doubleheader
Posted: April 19, 2014

Lady Hawks softball swept the doubleheader with Delta State Friday afternoon to extend their win streak to 15 games. Shorter improves to 33-9 on the season and 19-4 in the Gulf South Conference with the wins.

Shorter baseball falls to Delta State
Posted: April 19, 2014

Shorter baseball fell to No. 7 Delta State Friday afternoon, 10-2. The loss drops the Hawks to 9-27 on the season and 6-16 in Gulf South Conference play.

Shorter women fall in season finale
Posted: April 19, 2014

In their final game of the season Shorter women’s lacrosse fell to Florida Southern 21-4 to close out the 2014 campaign with a 5-9 record.

Berry’s Jernigan pitches Vikings to victory
Posted: April 19, 2014

Ben Jernigan recorded 16 strikeouts and had a complete game shutout as Berry College won at Centre College, 4-0, on Friday night.

Friday 04/18/2014
Rome Braves make roster move
Posted: April 18, 2014

The Rome Braves announce that pitcher Race Parmenter has been released from the organization. Transferring from the Danville club is pitcher Pete Perez. He’ll be joining the team tonight in Charleston for game two of the three game series. Rome returns home on Monday April 21 to face Greensboro to begin a seven game home stand.

No excuses 5K/10K to run rain or shine
Posted: April 18, 2014

A reminder, the 2nd Annual No Excuses 5/10k race in memory of Scott Hines takes place tomorrow rain or shine at 8 a.m. Runners interested in participating can still sign up before the race tomorrow. This yearly event benefits the Braves Miracle Field of Rome.

Berry moves softball game times, dates
Posted: April 18, 2014

Due to expected inclement weather, the dates and times for this weekend's softball games vs. Birmingham-Southern have been changed.

Shorter men's lacrosse senior day set for Saturday
Posted: April 18, 2014

Saturday, April 19, will mark the culmination of four player's careers as members of the Men's Lacrosse team at Shorter University. Seniors - Ryan Baird, Kyle Morris and Kyle VanKauwenberg - along with junior, Brandon Weise, will each don the Hawks uniform for the final time as Shorter takes on Ohio Valley at noon at Ben Brady Field.

Shorter in 3rd place after Day 1 of conference championships
Posted: April 18, 2014

The Shorter Hawks and Lady Hawks turned in a pair of wins, received some key place points and showed how deep they are in the sprints as they each ended the first day of the Peach Belt Conference track and field championships at Barron Stadium in third place.

Norman Arey Column: Hank Aaron deserves better
Posted: April 18, 2014

Norman Arey talks about racism and Major League Baseball in his column in Friday's print edition of the Rome News-Tribune. 

Shorter baseball to honor Joe Hackett Saturday
Posted: April 18, 2014

The schedule has been adjusted for this weekend's baseball games against Delta State. Originally, Friday was to feature the doubleheader between the teams, with Saturday scheduled as a single nine inning game. Now, Friday will be the single nine inning game with the doubleheader being moved to Saturday; games will begin at noon both days.

Shepherd tops Shorter women
Posted: April 18, 2014

Women's lacrosse fell to Shepherd University Thursday afternoon, 22-13, at Ben Brad Field. The loss drops the Lady Hawks to 5-8 on the season; while Shepherd improves to 9-5.

Rome Braves come up short
Posted: April 18, 2014

Final: RiverDogs 8, Braves 7

No Excuses race set for Saturday at Miracle Field
Posted: April 18, 2014

Not many long-distance races finish by crossing the home plate of a baseball field.