The Shorter University coaching staff will get a glimpse into the future Saturday when the Hawks hold its annual Prospect Camp and take a look at those rising high school seniors and juniors who are looking to extend their playing careers to the collegiate level.
All those memories were rekindled this past week at Ben Brady Field when all of those former local football stars who went on to play in the NFL took time to pass along their knowledge and passion to a new generation by serving as instructors at the second annual Kids & Pros Youth Football Camp hosted by Shorter.
“Seeing God’s majestic creation reminded our students of God’s great power and care for us,” Dr. Dowless said. “I appreciate our coaches and faculty putting together these types of trips that help us fulfill our mission of transforming lives through Christ.”
For the second straight year, those who dream about playing in the NFL will learn what it takes to play the game on the professional level from those who have accomplished the feat when Shorter University plays host next week to the second annual Kids & Pros Youth Football Camp.
In it’s first year of National Christian College Athletic Association play, the Shorter Hawks and Lady Hawks wasted no time making an impact. Narrowly missing being awarded the NCCAA Presidential Award for Excellence.
For the third straight year, the cream of the crop of Georgia’s top high school softball players come to Rome to display their skills on the diamond next week when Shorter University plays host to the annual Georgia Athletic Coaches Association North/South All-Star Softball Classic.
With the many Hawks and Lady Hawks teams taking a summer hiatus, Shorter’s athletic facilities welcome a number of younger athletes when the university begins hosting the annual youth sports camps that are scheduled to be held over the next two months.
National championships, All-Americans, academic honors – the accomplishments came one after the other throughout the fall, winter and spring seasons during the year that marked Shorter’s historic debut competing as an NCAA Division II program.
A national championship, nearly a dozen All-Americans, impressive showings at numerous meets – all in all their first year as an NCAA Division II program wound up keeping the Hawks and Lady Hawks track teams at Shorter in the national spotlight.
Yet Thomas fully understands that despite seeing his team take the field an incredible six times in a 24-hour period, the last one resulting in a defeat in the NCCAA national championship game last weekend in Virginia, the Lady Hawks’ pain will quickly be replaced with the sense of pride in what they have accomplished.
Without a doubt, there is a large target on the backs of the Shorter Lady Hawks when they take the field at the Botetourt (Va.) Softball Complex on Thursday for the NCCAA Softball National Championship.
Baseball won its first two games at the NCCAA South Region Tournament hosted by Southeastern University in Lakeland, Fla. Tuesday afternoon. The first was a 3-0 victory over Point University, and the second a 3-2 win over Palm Beach Atlantic.
Shorter’s track teams competed in the NCCAA Outdoor National Championships. Host school Judson University welcomed over 600 student-athletes from all across the country to Joliet, Illinois, to test their skills on the track and in the field. The Hawks and Lady Hawks of Shorter didn’t disappoint.
The Shorter men’s and women’s track teams turn their attention to a national title this weekend when the Hawks and Lady Hawks travel to Joliet, Ill., to compete in the National Christian College Athletic Association Outdoor Track and Field National Championships.