We’ll have high school basketball playoff action on the radio for you this Friday evening. WLAQ AM 1410 will be at Darlington as the Lady Tigers host the winner of the upcoming Greenforest Christian/Holy Innocents game in a Class A match up at 7 pm. The game will also be aired online at www.wlaq1410.com. We’ll have coverage on 95.7 FM The Ridge and www.theridge957.com as the Model girls host Union County at 6 pm in Class AA action.
REGULAR SEASON WINDING DOWN FOR LOCAL COLLEGE BASKETBALL TEAMS; ELLISON NAMED CAPITAL ONE ACADEMIC ALL-AMERICA
Tune in for Berry College basketball tonight on WLAQ AM 1410. The Vikings and Lady Vikings will close out the 2011-2012 season against Covenant College at the Cage Center on the Berry College campus. The women will play at 6 pm, followed by the men at 8 pm. The games will also be broadcast online at www.wlaq1410.com.
The Rome City Commission will meet in regular session this evening. They’ll convene in a caucus session at 5 pm, which will be followed by their regular meeting at 6:30 pm at City Hall on Broad Street in downtown Rome. Take a look at the commissioners’ agenda for the evening online at www.romefloyd.com.
CONGRESSMAN PHIL GINGREY SAYS HE SUPPORTS GEORGIAN NEWT GINGRICH IN RACE FOR REPUBLICAN PRESIDENTIAL NOMINATION
Super Tuesday is right around the corner. March 6th is the day that Georgia voters will go to the polls for the presidential primary election. In a recent interview on WLAQ AM 1410’s Good Morning Rome, Congressman Phil Gingrey said he is supporting Georgian Newt Gingrich in his bid for the Republican party’s nomination for President of the United States. He said that he will get behind whomever ultimately wins the nomination, however.
In NBA news, the Atlanta Hawks lost to the Chicago Bulls 90-79 in a President’s Day game yesterday in Chicago. The Hawks have only netted one win and three losses so far in their current road series. They’ll close out their five-game road trip with a stop in New York to take on the Knicks tomorrow night at 7:30 pm.
College baseball will take to the airwaves of 95.7 FM The Ridge today as Shorter University’s Hawks will host Reinhardt in a double header at 1 pm at Shorter’s Robert H. Ledbetter Baseball Complex. The games will also be aired online at www.theridge957.com.
Valentine’s Day may be over, but those wishing to still celebrate during this month of love will have the opportunity to do just that at the second annual Bikers Ball, a benefit for the Hospitality House for Women hosted by the Strikers Motorcycle Club. The event is set for this Friday, February 24th from 8 pm until 1 am at the Rome Civic Center. Amy Weaver, Executive Director for the Hospitality House for Women, says she was pleased with the response to the first ever Bikers Ball last year and hopes for an even better turn out this year.
The Floyd County Schools Pre-K registration period to apply for the 2012-2013 school year begins today and continues through Friday, March 2, 2012. This provides an opportunity for parents to register their children for the slots available in the Pre-K program in the Floyd County Schools for next year, according to a Floyd County Schools media release.