The Atlanta Hawks will play host to the Philadelphia 76ers tonight at 7:30 pm at the Philips Arena. It will be the first of three match ups between the teams scheduled for the 2013-2014 season.
The first annual “Run for Moore Life” Road Race will be held this Saturday, November 16th at Ridge Ferry Park in Rome. The event is intended to honor the memory of Holly Moore, who lost her four and half year battle with cervical cancer on Sunday, November 3rd. Funds raised from “Run for Moore Life” will help offset the costs associated with her health care.
The National Christian Collegiate Athletic Association has announced that Asuza Pacific from California and Greenville College from Illinois will be the competitors in its 2013 Victory Bowl, to be played on Saturday, November 23rd at noon at Barron Stadium in Rome.
Here’s a reminder that 95.7 FM The Ridge is Northwest Georgia and Northeast Alabama’s home for Atlanta Falcons football. The 2-7 Falcons will be on the road to take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers this Sunday at 1 pm. Air time for pre-game programming is 11 am from the Atlanta Falcons Radio Network.
The Floyd County Schools have come under fire for its Reduction in Force. The state has ruled that the Floyd County Schools’ charter system status does not exempt its RIF from the Fair Dismissal Act. The ruling is in keeping with the state board’s decision to reverse former Coosa High counselor Gilda Day’s RIF.
The Floyd County Sheriff’s Office is currently accepting applications for its Sheriff’s Santa program. Sheriff’s Santa provides toys for children from local families who are experiencing a hardship of some sort.
The Shorter University women’s basketball team opened their 2013-2014 season with a 65-62 non-conference win over the University of Montevallo last night at Shorter’s Winthrop King Centre. Ieshia Alexander led the Lady Hawks with 20 points, while Karisma Boykin contributed 11 points. The Lady Hawks will return to action next Monday night as host to Columbus State with tip off set for 7:30 pm.