A large portion of the South may still be covered in snow, but Spring is just around the corner. The first sign of Spring for Atlanta Braves fans came on Thursday as the full squad held their first workout at Spring Training.
Georgia Tech basketball will take to the airwaves of 95.7 FM The Ridge on Saturday as the Yellow Jackets hit the road for South Carolina to take on ACC rival Clemson. Tip off is slated for noon. Air time for pre-game programming is 11:30 am.
Organizers of the 7th annual Harbor House Adult Spell Off are hoping that snow on the ground won’t prevent their event from happening as planned. The Spell Off, sponsored by the Harbin Clinic, is set for Friday, February 27th at 7 pm at the historic DeSoto Theatre in downtown Rome.
The Eastern Conference-leading Atlanta Hawks will host the Orlando Magic in NBA action tonight at the Philips Arena.
Berry College’s basketball teams will open play in their respective Southern Athletic Association tournaments today. The seventh-seeded Berry men are scheduled to face second-seeded Centre at 2 pm at Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee. The second-seeded Berry women will face seventh-seeded Sewanee at Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi tonight at 7 pm.
Residents of Northwest Georgia that were hoping for a good snow this winter got their wish on Wednesday. The snowfall began just before 3 pm and ended after midnight. Some four to six inches fell over Rome and Floyd County, according to Floyd County Emergency Management Agency Director Tim Herrington. The temperature hovered just below freezing during most of the storm.
The Model Blue Devils’ season came to an end last night with a loss on the road to Swainsboro 59-47 in the quarterfinal round of the Class AA playoffs, effectively ending the Blue Devils’ run in the Georgia High School Association Boys State Basketball Tournament.