Defense sparks Jaguars past Pacers

Augusta University gained a newfound confidence on defense that drove the Jaguars to an 82-66 rout of USC Aiken on Saturday.
By David Lee

Wildcats beat Pats again

Laney's boys basketball team won the Region 3-AAA title on Saturday.
By Wayne Staats

Michaux: Parel's dream takes detour

Playing golf in south Florida with a bunch of old men isn't what Scott Parel had in mind.
By Scott Michaux

Lady Wildcats win Region 3-AAA

Laney won another Region 3-AAA girls title on Saturday.
By Wayne Staats

Mickelson leads by two at Pebble Beach

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. - Phil Mickelson handled a strong ocean breeze and firm greens for 6-under-par 66 on Saturday to take the lead going into the final round of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.

Richmond Academy falls short in region championship

While Richmond Academy didn't leave Grovetown High School with a region championship, the Musketeers returned home knowing they don't have to travel Wednesday. Richmond Academy will play host to Ware County in the first round of the state tournament.
By Chris Gay

Grovetown girls rally, win Region 2-AAAAA championship

Elizabeth Metress scored 15 of her 16 points in the second half to help the Lady Warriors come back to defeat Cross Creek, 71-54, in the Region 2-AAAAA championship at Grovetown.
By Chris Gay

Jaguars' Pitt sinks Pacers

Augusta University's Cynara Pitt buried a last-second free throw and the Jaguars hung on to beat USC Aiken 67-64 on Saturday.
By David Lee

Hamlin takes Sprint Unlimited

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Denny Hamlin tested his Toyota's ability to race on fumes Saturday night to win the Sprint Unlimited exhibition race at Daytona International Speedway.

Numbers are down in harvest of bucks

Opportunities to harvest mature bucks continued to improve in most states during the 2014-15 season, but overall harvest numbers are declining, according to the Quality Deer Management Association's 2016 Whitetail Report.
By Rob Pavey

US women beat Mexico, close in on spot in Olympics

FRISCO, Texas - Carli Lloyd scored off a rebound of her own penalty kick in the 86th minute and the United States beat Mexico 1-0 on Saturday to clinch a spot in the CONCACAF Olympic qualifying semifinals.

LaVine repeats in dunk contest

Aaron Gordon, of the Magic, pushed LaVine to two final-round tiebreakers, but Milwaukee's Zach LaVine scored a 50 to Gordon's 47 on their final attempts to win the NBA Slam Dunk Contest.

Zika virus could impact travel agancies packages to Rio Games

RIO DE JANEIRO - If the Zika virus - or fear of it - keeps spreading, the head of a sports travel agency handling tour packages for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics fears for her business.
By Stephen Wade

Broncos safety faces DUI charge

Denver Broncos backup safety Shiloh Keo faces a charge of driving under the influence in Idaho.

Webb's shot should have won game for Boise State

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The Mountain West Conference reversed course Friday and said a last-second 3-pointer by former Augusta area resident James Webb III should have counted.

Kansas knocks off Oklahoma

NORMAN, Okla. - Devonte' Graham scored a career-high 27 points and did a tenacious job defending Buddy Hield to help No. 6 Kansas defeat No. 3 Oklahoma 76-72 on Saturday.

Baylor ramps up the defense

LUBBOCK, Texas -Baylor had something to prove after giving up 37 points in the fourth quarter to TCU earlier this week.

Kentucky dominates South Carolina

COLUMBIA - Tyler Ulis had career highs of 27 points and 12 assists, Jamal Murray scored 26 points and No. 22 Kentucky blew out South Carolina 89-62 on Saturday after coach John Calipari was ejected less than 3 minutes into the game.

Stars top Caps in battle of NHL"s top tteams

DALLAS - Tyler Seguin scored twice during a four-goal second period and the Dallas Stars held off the Washington Capitals 4-3 in a battle between two of the NHL's top teams on Saturday night.

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