A number of area high school basketball teams have had to wait four days for their region tournaments to begin due to winter weather; hopefully, it will have been worth the wait as many of those tournaments are set to begin tonight.
Local schools have had plenty of days off due to winter weather since the year 2014 began. Many concerns have been raised about
The verdict is still out as to whether or not the Shorter University basketball teams will make the trip to Huntsville, Alabama today for their scheduled Gulf South Conference matches with the University of Alabama-Huntsville. If Shorter decides to delay making the trip, the games are tentatively planned for tomorrow night.
And here’s something that ought to cheer folks who are tired of all this wintry weather and ready for spring – Atlanta Braves pitchers and catchers reported to Spring Training yesterday, meaning that baseball season is just around the corner! The full squad is slated to report by next Tuesday, February 18th, though many have headed down to Florida a little early to escape the wintry conditions in the Atlanta area. The Braves’ first Spring Training game of 2014 is set for February 26th against the Detroit Tigers.
The Winter Storm Warning issued by the National Weather Service remains in place through 1 pm this afternoon. Snow (finally) began to fall once again in the Greater Rome area just before 6 pm on Wednesday evening, and a 30
The Atlanta Hawks fell to the Toronto Raptors 104-83 in NBA action last night in Toronto, Canada. Gustavo Ayon contributed a career-high 18 points and Paul Millsap added 17 points, but the Hawks’ offense struggled in the second half, which led to their fifth straight loss.
And, of course, the winter weather has led to additional delays with region tournaments for area high school basketball teams. The Region 6-A and Region 7-AA tourneys are now set to start tomorrow. For more information about region tournaments and the upcoming state playoffs, you can check out the Georgia High School Association’s website at www.ghsa.net.