The Atlanta Hawks fell to the Miami Heat 104-88 in NBA action last night down in Miami, Florida. It marked the Heat’s fourth straight win. The Hawks held their own in the first half, but the Heat surged ahead in the second thanks in part to numerous mistakes by the Hawks. Mike Scott led Atlanta in points with 15 and in rebounds with 10. In addition, Kyle Korver extended his three-point streak to 84 consecutive games, the second longest streak in NBA history.
The American Red Cross has hit the ground running to provide aide across five states to those affected by Sunday’s devastating tornado outbreak in the Midwest. Eight people have been confirmed dead, and homes and businesses were demolished in the storms.
The Georgia Department of Transportation will hold a public information open house this evening to discuss proposed improvements to State Route 101 in Floyd County. The meeting will be held from 5 pm until 7 pm at Midway Primary School, located at 5 Midway School Road in Silver Creek. Plans call for the widening of SR 101 from Pleasant Hope Road to the SR 20/SR 1/US 411 Interchange. Those interested in learning more about the project are urged to attend the meeting, which is open to the public.
The 16th annual NCCAA Victory Bowl is on tap for this Saturday, November 23rd at Barron Stadium in Rome. Kick off is set for noon as Azusa Pacific University of California takes on Greenville College of Illinois.
The Atlanta Falcons have high hopes that they will recover from their current four game losing streak as they play host to the New Orleans Saints in Thursday Night Football tomorrow night at the Georgia Dome. The Saints currently lead the NFC South with eight wins and two losses, while the Falcons are tied with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for last place in the division with two wins and eight losses.
The Shorter University Lady Hawks fell to Columbus State 68-65 in a non-conference match between the NCAA Division II teams last night at Shorter’s Winthrop King Centre. The game served as the nightcap of the Lady Hawks’ annual Cancer Awareness Classic, which opened with an Armuchee Lady Indians victory over the Darlington Lady Tigers 67-52 in what was the season opener for both high school teams.
The Atlanta Hawks will be in Miami, Florida tonight to take on the Heat. Tip off is set for 7:30 pm at American Airlines Arena. The game will be televised on Sport South.