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Stricker wins 3-man playoff

FORT WORTH, Texas — Steve Stricker blew a final-round lead right after he took it and gave away another stroke by missing a short par putt down the stretch. Strick­er stayed at it, though. A chip-in birdie on 17 helped him get in a three-man playoff. Then, lucky to be playing a second extr...

06/01/09 - 12:21am

Dover decided by duel

DOVER, Del. — Jimmie Johnson went from running away from the field to running down Tony Stewart. Johnson nipped at Stewart’s bumper, went nose-to-nose, then soared past him on an outside pass on the concrete track . Johnson thrashed the field, then rebounded from a late pit stop that dro...

06/01/09 - 12:18am

Overtime

Minor League Baseball GreenJackets fall on road to Legends In Lexington, Ky., Ronald Ra­mir­ez homered and Michael Diaz added three hits to lead the Leg­ends to a 6-2 victory over the Au­gusta GreenJackets on Sun­day. The Legends tied it at 2 on Kyle Miller’s RBI groundo...

06/01/09 - 12:16am

Buckeyes boot Dogs

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Geor­gia’s second NCAA Regional game against Ohio State started much like the first. The ending, however, was remarkably different. A combination of Georgia’s inept defense and ineffective pitching allowed the Buckeyes to come back from an early deficit and ...

06/01/09 - 12:12am

Pirates’ victory forces winner-take-all game

GREENVILLE, N.C. — East Car­o­lina’s first NCAA regional tournament at its home ballpark will last a little longer. The Pirates held off South Car­o­li­na’s late rally to win 8-6 on Sun­day night and force a winner-take-all championship game. Brandon Hende...

06/01/09 - 12:08am

Photos: Roller derby action

Soul City Sirens and Palmetto State Roller Girls jam during a roller derby at Red Wing Rollerway in Augusta on Sunday....

05/31/09 - 11:57pm

Around town

8 p.m. Tuesday Appleby Garden Concerts Augusta Collegium Musicum; songs from the ’30s, ’40s, ’50s Appleby Branch Library, 2260 Walton Way; bring chair or blanket; (706) 736-6244 12:30 p.m. Wednesday Cedar Grove Cemetery lecture: Learn about the historic black cemetery in downto...

01/18/10 - 5:23pm

Aiken center hopes to expand with land

A wildlife sanctuary in Aiken County is looking to expand its acreage – a plan that officials say will help preserve some historical land and protect wildlife, all while making the area available for tours. “What’s really significant about it is there’s so much historical value ...

05/31/09 - 11:45pm

Amateur diggers at work

Since early May, amateur archaeologists have joined professionals in an ongoing excavation of a site in western Allendale Coun­ty, S.C., that apparently was called home by humans in the Ice Age . It’s a summer camp of sorts for the amateurs, who paid $466 for a week of working with res...

05/31/09 - 11:37pm

Rants and Raves

Comments from our readers: DRIVERS WHO do not use their turn signals are just plain lazy and not courteous to other drivers. That’s one good reason to stay about a car length behind so that way you have time to stop....

03/24/10 - 2:07pm

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