Stories by Kyle Hightower

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Hawks end three-game losing streak

ORLANDO, Fla. - Paul Millsap had 25 points and 11 rebounds, and the Hawks snapped a three-game losing streak with a 95-83 victory over the Orlando Magic on Wednesday night.
By Kyle Hightower

Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015

Missouri thumps Minnesota

ORLANDO, Fla. - Marcus Murphy ran for 159 yards, Russell Hansbrough added 114 yards and a touchdown and No. 16 Missouri beat Minnesota 33-17 on Thursday in the Citrus Bowl.
By Kyle Hightower

Monday, Dec. 29, 2014

Tigers roll in Russell Athletic Bowl

ORLANDO, Fla. - Cole Stoudt threw for three touchdowns and ran for another, and 18th-ranked Clemson routed Oklahoma 40-6 in the Russell Athletic Bowl.
By Kyle Hightower

Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014

Clemson, Oklahoma looking to end on a high note

ORLANDO, Fla. - Clemson and Oklahoma expected this season to end much differently.
By Kyle Hightower

Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014

Buzzer-beater snaps Hawks' streak at nine

ORLANDO, Fla. - Tobias Harris got a leaning, 13-foot jumper to rattle in at the buzzer, giving the Orlando Magic a 100-99 victory Saturday night that snapped the Atlanta Hawks' nine-game winning ...
By Kyle Hightower

Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014

Central Florida gains respect

Central Florida might have finally poked a hole in in-state paradigm perennially dominated by Florida State, Florida and Miami with its season, which was capped by a Fiesta Bowl victory.
By Kyle Hightower

Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014

Shaw leads South Carolina past Wisconsin

ORLANDO, Fla. - Connor Shaw was responsible for five touchdowns, including three passing, and No. 8 South Carolina outlasted No. 19 Wisconsin 34-24 in the Capital One Bowl on Wednesday.
By Kyle Hightower

Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013

South Carolina, Wisconsin have much to play for in Capital One Bowl

Capital One Bowl teams aren't lacking in motivation
By Kyle Hightower

Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013

Bridgewater dazzles in victory

Quarterback Teddy Bridgewater dazzled in perhaps his final game at Louisville as the No. 18 Cardinals crushed the No. 9 Hurricanes.
By Kyle Hightower

Monday, Dec. 9, 2013

No. 8 Gamecocks set to battle Badgers

The No. 8 South Carolina Gamecocks will battle the Wisconsin Badgers in the Capital One Bowl.
By Kyle Hightower

Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013

South Carolina rallies to beat Central Florida

South Carolina survived injuries and turnovers, but relied on bruising running back Mike Davis in rallying to beat Central Florida.
By Kyle Hightower

Friday, Sept. 27, 2013

Gamecocks want to take 'show' on the road

No. 12 South Carolina faces tough test in a road matchup against surging and undefeated UCF.
By Kyle Hightower

Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013

Knights have big opportunity against Gamecocks

The University of Central Florida Knights are hoping to make national splash when they play host to No. 12 South Carolina this weekend.
By Kyle Hightower

Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013

Fans injured at NASCAR race explore legal options

ORLANDO, Fla. - The attorney for three NASCAR fans injured last weekend during a race the day before the Daytona 500 says they are exploring a possible lawsuit, but some experts say they could ...
By Kyle Hightower

Monday, Dec. 31, 2012

Dogs, Huskers look to finish on high note

Georgia and Nebraska both suffered losses in their respective conference title games. The two teams will be looking for redemption in the Capital One Bowl.
By Kyle Hightower

Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012

Smith, Teague lead Atlanta Hawks past Orlando Magic

ORLANDO, Fla. - Josh Smith and Jeff Teague scored 16 points apiece, Al Horford added 13 points and 13 rebounds, and the Atlanta Hawks held off a late charge by the Orlando Magic for an 86-80 ...
By Kyle Hightower

Monday, July 30, 2012

Magic's Vaughn hopeful despite hurdles

The team's top officials believe they have the right person in new head coach Jacque Vaughn to help turn the page on a year that almost everyone in the franchise wants to forget.
By Kyle Hightower

Saturday, July 28, 2012

Magic hire Spurs assistant

The Orlando Magic has hired Jacque Vaughn as its next head coach.
By Kyle Hightower

Friday, Dec. 30, 2011

'Noles rally, beat Irish

Thursday night’s 18-14 win over Notre Dame in front of a sellout crowd at Florida’s Citrus Bowl might not have been the national stage Florida State expected to be on this season, but how it won ...
By Kyle Hightower

Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2011

Independent task forces will investigate AAU

The organization will give complete access to two independent task forces established to review child safety protocols, policies and procedures in the wake of child sex abuse allegations against ...
By Kyle Hightower
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