The third-ranked Shorter softball team opened the 2016 season in Clearwater, Fla. at the Eckerd College Invitational; turning in a split on the tournament's first day. The Hawks opened the day with a win over Palm Beach Atlantic, 4-3, before falling to Saint Leo 6-2 in the nightcap.
When Wes Timmons was named Shorter University’s head baseball coach last August, he knew that there was much work to be done — and then some — as he took over a program that for all practical purposes was going to have to rebuild from the ground up.
You know how football coaches are always talking about scouting themselves? They go back and look at film and meet with their assistant coaches and determine if they’re becoming predictable and calling the same plays over and over again in the same situations. That’s what I try to do in writing this weekly epistle, trying not to be predictable.
Quality may emerge as the buzz word for the Shorter University football team today when the Hawks and new head coach Aaron Kelton await word as to who will make up the Class of 2016 during the annual rite of National Signing Day.
While Georgia has not been the place, historically, for high moments when it comes to basketball records and championships, the lore of the past often causes flashbacks which can bring about knee slapping hilarity. The Bulldogs might not be able to show off when it comes to seasoned results and highlights, but doesn’t take a back seat when it comes to colorful characters.
Jordan Shaw picked up his 11th All-America laurel this week when Shorter University’s most-heralded football player was named this week a D2football.com First Team All-American for the second straight year.
The money that television pumps into sports, in particular college and pro football, would truly fund several small nations for years. Well, guess what? The cash cow may be going away and the business of sports is going to be hard pressed to replace the funds.
While 2016 marks the sixth season of women's lacrosse at Shorter University, it will mark the first year of lacrosse in the Gulf South Conference. And, with that comes the first GSC preseason coaches' poll, in which the Lady Hawks were chosen to finish second.
Remember when college recruiting used to be the head coach and maybe one assistant showed up at an athlete’s house, met the parents, talked about what a fine young man their son is, promised to look after him and keep him from harm’s way and to give him a wonderful education?
The Georgia Highlands College men’s basketball team overcame a tough first half to pull away in the second half to secure its 20th straight victory with an 85-66 victory over Atlanta Metro College on Sunday.