In NBA news, the Atlanta Hawks lost to the Denver Nuggets 104-88 last night in Denver, Colorado. Thus concludes a six game road trip that left the Hawks with an even three wins and three losses. They’ll return to their home court at the Philips Arena to host the Philadelphia 76ers tomorrow night at 7:30 pm. The game will be televised on Sport South.
The Berry College softball team split a double header with Cal Lutheran in Thousand Oaks, California yesterday, winning the first game 4-2 but losing in the night cap 3-2. Thus ends a California road trip that left Berry with an even two wins and two losses. The Vikings will return to action on Saturday as host to Southern Athletic Association rival Rhodes in a noon double header.
Some $85 billion in tax cuts are being rolled out for Fiscal Year 2013 due to the sequestration that took effect over the weekend, following no action on the matter by Washington DC.
State Representative Katie Dempsey contends that sequestration is what happens when lawmakers don’t have a balanced budget.
The Georgia Department of Labor’s LaFayette Career Center is slated to help Hayes State Prison fill about 45 jobs for correctional officers at the prison in Trion.
The Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 4-2 in Spring Training action yesterday in Port St. Lucie, Florida. Chris Johnson and Justin Upton both homered in yesterday’s game for the Braves, who will continue Grapefruit League play tonight against the New York Yankees in Tampa. First pitch is set for 7:05 pm.
Shorter University’s baseball Hawks will return to action on the road at Lincoln Memorial today. First pitch is set for 4 pm.
US Congressman Tom Graves, who represents Georgia’s 14th district, believes that a solution can still be found to deal with the $85 billion in tax cuts resulting from the sequester that officially took effect on Friday. Graves believes that something must be done to take the waste out of government.
SHORTER HOOPS DROP A PAIR AT UAH TO CLOSE OUT REGULAR SEASON; NOW – TIME FOR THE NCCAA SOUTH REGION TOURNEY
Shorter University’s basketball teams dropped a pair of Gulf South Conference matches at Alabama-Huntsville to close out the 2012-2013 regular season on Saturday. The Lady Hawks lost 69-63 to end the regular season 15-11 overall and 10-8 in the GSC. The Hawks fell by a score of 77-73, finishing 15-11 overall and 9-9 in conference play.