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Basketball: Lady Hawks overcome Valdosta State at home

Shorter found itself facing a 14-point deficit after about eight minutes of play Thursday night, but the Lady Hawks never gave up, kept grinding, put together a couple of scoring runs, and took down visiting Valdosta State 64-58.

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Friday 01/30/2015
Basketball: Shorter has big 2nd half in win against Valdosta State
Updated: January 30, 2015 - 12:57 am

The Shorter men’s basketball team shot Valdosta State out if its arena Thursday night, scoring 51 second half points to win 99-87.

RFPRA Basketball: Hawks down Indians
Posted: January 30, 2015

Breana Griffin poured in 13 points on Thursday evening at the Anthony Recreation Center, helping lead the Hawks to a 15-4 win over the Indians in the U8 Rome Floyd Parks and Recreation Authority Girls Midseason Basketball Tournament.

RFPRA Basketball: Knicks roll to U8 title
Posted: January 30, 2015

The Knicks only allowed four points on defense and scored 17 points on offense in the second half to roll to a 30-13 win over the Warriors in the U8 RFPRA Mid-Season Tournament Championship on Thursday at Thornton Recreation Center.

RFPRA Basketball: Nets top Dragons Gold
Posted: January 30, 2015

A big second quarter from Justyn Smith and great defense and rebounding throughout the whole game extended the Nets’ record to 8-0 on the year after defeating Dragons Gold 49-25 in the Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation Authority Midseason Championship on Thursday at Thornton Recreation Center.

RFPRA Basketball: Wolves win U12 title
Posted: January 30, 2015

The Wolves jumped out to a big halftime lead over East Central on Thursday night at Anthony Recreation Center and never looked backed, winning the U12 RFPRA Girls Midseason Tournament Title, 25-9.

Thursday 01/29/2015
Georgia Tech releases 2015 football schedule
Updated: January 29, 2015 - 3:35 pm

Home games against defending ACC champion Florida State and in-state rival Georgia, plus road games at Notre Dame, Miami and Clemson highlight Georgia Tech's 2015 football schedule released Thursday.

PREP WRESTLING: Wrestling events planned at The Forum this weekend
Posted: January 29, 2015

Two wrestling events plan to hit the mats this weekend at The Forum bringing several hundred grapplers to Rome.

GEORGIA TECH BASKETBALL: Tech ends skid by upsetting No. 23 Miami
Posted: January 29, 2015

CORAL GABLES, Fla. — Marcus Georges-Hunt scored 24 points and Georgia Tech earned its first Atlantic Coast Conference victory of the season by upsetting No. 23 Miami 70-50 on Wednesday night.

Three Rivers Throwdown: 59 teams to compete in different sets of workouts throughout the day
Posted: January 29, 2015

For the third year in a row, male and female athletes plan to descend on Unity Christian School on Saturday for the annual Three Rivers Throwdown.

ATLANTA HAWKS: Millsap leads Hawks to 17th straight win
Posted: January 29, 2015

ATLANTA — Paul Millsap had 28 points and 15 rebounds, five other Atlanta players scored in double figures, and the Hawks stretched their franchise-record winning streak to 17 games in a row with a 113-102 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday night.

TALKING TROUT: To keep, or not to keep
Posted: January 29, 2015

Many people have the misconception that Trout Unlimited is a catch and release organization that has members that always release every fish they catch.

Wednesday 01/28/2015
Atlanta Braves sign outfielder Dian Toscano
Posted: January 28, 2015

ATLANTA, Ga. - The Atlanta Braves have agreed to terms with Cuban free-agent outfielder Dian Toscano on a four-year Major League contract through 2018, with a fifth-year club option for 2019. The deal was formally confirmed by Major League Baseball today and financial terms were not announced.

Highlands men's basketball team jumps to No. 14 in national poll
Posted: January 28, 2015

The magical season continues for the Georgia Highlands Men’s College Basketball team. The Chargers, who have been ranked in the top 25 of the National Junior College Athletic Association Division I National Poll, moved up two spots to No. 14 in the latest poll released on Tuesday.

Football: Shorter to play FCS newcomer Kennesaw St. this fall
Posted: January 28, 2015

For the sixth time since the program began 11 years ago, the Shorter University football team will take the field against a foe that is Georgia's newest Division I Football Championship Subdivision program.

Berry College baseball team gets Phil Neikro Scholarship
Posted: January 28, 2015

Berry College baseball was presented the Phil Niekro College Scholarship. The award was presented to the program in conjunction with the Atlanta Braves 400 Fan Club winter banquet.

Rome Braves to host high school, college teams at State Mutual Stadium
Updated: January 29, 2015 - 12:53 am

The Rome Braves announced that the fourth annual Rome Braves High School Invitational at State Mutual Stadium will begin March 19.

Football: Shorter’s Shaw earns 4th All-American recognition
Posted: January 28, 2015

For the fourth time, Shorter’s Jordan Shaw has achieved All-American status when the safety was named to the D2Football.com All-America Team earning second team honors.

Tuesday 01/27/2015
Berry men's lacrosse has unfinished business
Posted: January 27, 2015

Unfinished business drives the Berry College men's lacrosse program. The Vikings return their largest senior class to date and feature a slew of talented youngsters who seek the NCAA bid that has eluded them the last two seasons.

Shorter’s Jordan Jacks named GSC Player of the Week
Posted: January 27, 2015

Jordan Jacks became Shorter's first men's basketball student-athlete to earn Gulf South Conference Player of the Week honors, the conference announced Tuesday morning.

Cheerleading: Hot Shots Cheerleading All Stars win back-to-back championships
Updated: January 27, 2015 - 1:01 am

The Hot Shots All Star teams from Rome and Fort Oglethorpe competed on back-to-back weekends, with several teams taking home the top spot at each event.