Dogs romp past Buccaneers

ATHENS, Ga. - Georgia scored two touchdowns on its first three snaps, including an 83-yard touchdown run by Nick Chubb, and the No. 9 Bulldogs rolled past Charleston Southern 55-9 on Saturday.
By Marc Weiszer

Crusaders fall in title game

Curtis Baptist lost to Holly Hill in Saturday's SCISA Class A championship game.
By Wayne Staats

Gamecocks are bowl eligible with victory

COLUMBIA - South Carolina stumbled and bumbled its way to a win over South Alabama on Saturday.
By John Boyette

Coleman leads Bulldogs in rout of Thoroughbreds

Butler's Don Coleman scored 22 points to lead the Bulldogs to an 82-41 win over South Aiken on Saturday at the Kings of the Court tournament at Evans.
By David Lee

Whaley is first female PGA of America officer

INDIANAPOLIS - Suzy Whaley has became the first female officer in PGA of America history.
By Michael Marot

Falcons eager to play rare home game

ATLANTA - Somehow tied for first in their division despite a losing record, the Falcons will be back at the Georgia Dome for the first time in six weeks when they play host to the Cleveland Browns on Sunday.
By Paul Newberry

Georgia Southern earns share of Sun Belt title

Georgia Southern, picked to finish eighth in its first year of Sun Belt Conference play, claimed a share of the league title Saturday after Appalachian State defeated previously undefeated Louisiana Lafayette 35-16.
By Donald Heath

Irish strong even without Garnett

Ruben Garnett might be the main yard gainer when healthy, but Aquinas proved it can score without him if he's hurt.

Tigers gain confidence with shutout

CLEMSON, S.C. - Clemson quarterback Cole Stoudt and the Tigers bounced back from their loss to Georgia Tech last week with a 28-0 win over Georgia State on Saturday.
By Pete Iacobelli

Angler has great fish story

Pat Holland took a co-worker fishing at Thurmond Lake last Wednesday, hoping to bring home some big hybrids and maybe a striper or two. Instead, they came back with a great fish story.
By Rob Pavey

Cavaliers suffer fourth loss in a row

CLEVELAND - Lou Williams scored a career-high 36 points and the Toronto Raptors rallied from a big early deficit to beat Cleveland 110-93 on Saturday night, handing the Cavaliers their fourth consecutive loss.

Gamecocks' Davis less than stellar

COLUMBIA - If Saturday's game was the last time Mike Davis suited up in Columbia, it wasn't a memorable performance.
By John Boyette

Red Sox make offer to Sandoval

The Boston Red Sox have offered free-agent third baseman Pablo Sandoval a five-year, $95 million contract, according to the Boston Globe.

SC State closes with a victory, shares MEAC title

ORANGEBURG, S.C. - Jalen Simmons ran for two touchdowns to lead South Carolina State to a 30-20 victory over Norfolk State in the final game of the season for both teams on Saturday.

Liberty stuns FCS No. 1 Coastal Carolina

CONWAY, S.C. - Liberty blocked a field goal with 3 seconds to play in a 15-14 comeback win over Football Championship Subdivision No. 1-ranked Coastal Carolina on Saturday to end the Chanticleers' 11-game winning streak and claim the Big South Conference title.

Florida State edges Boston College

Jameis Winston led Florida State 66 yards to put Roberto Aguayo in position for a 26-yard field goal with three seconds remaining and the Seminoles remained perfect with a 20-17 victory over Boston College on Saturday.
By Kareem Copeland

SEC: Tigers inch closer to East crown

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Maty Mauk threw a pair of touchdown passes and Marcus Murphy ran for two scores Saturday as No. 19 Missouri defeated Tennessee 29-21 to maintain control of the SEC East race

Top 25: Oklahoma back breaks rushing mark

NORMAN, Okla. - Oklahoma freshman Samaje Perine set a major college record by running for 427 yards in a driving rainstorm, scoring five touchdowns and leading the No. 23 Sooners over Kansas 44-7 Saturday.

ACC: Louisville holds off Notre Dame

SOUTH BEND, Ind. - Reggie Bon­nafon ran for a pair of touchdowns and threw a 21-yard scoring pass to DeVante Parker to lead Louisville to a 31-28 victory over Notre Dame on Saturday, the third consecutive loss for the Fighting Irish.


In Aiken, C.J. Ford hit four free throws in the final 29 seconds and Winston-Salem State held off USC Aiken on Saturday night in the USC Aiken Classic.

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