Stan to play for UGA

Westminster girls soccer midfielder Daria Stan has signed with Georgia.
By Wayne Staats

Stewart will miss start of NASCAR season

Tony Stewart will miss the start of his final NASCAR season after fracturing his back in an accident on an all-terrain vehicle.
By Jenna Fryer

Greenbrier's Vaiden signs to play soccer at Georgia Southern

Jacob Vaiden is fighting a problem many people wish they had. He can't gain an ounce. The 5-foot-6 Greenbrier senior midfielder checks in at 135 pounds.
By Chris Gay

"Keep pounding" motto has a past with the Panthers

SAN JOSE, Calif. — “Keep pounding.” The words have become synonymous with the NFC champion Carolina Panthers. “It’s a way of life around here,” assistant defensive line coach Sam Mills III said.  
By Steve Reed

Razorbacks' Jones is the Player of the Week

Cross Creek senior Moses Jones is the Player of the Week after a pair of strong performances against Richmond Academy and Lakeside.
By Wayne Staats

Area swimmers set to compete in state meet

A large class of swimmers will represent the area in the Swimming and Diving State Championship this weekend in Atlanta.
By David Lee

Texas Western set to celebrate historic 1966 NCAA title

EL PASO, Texas - David Lattin says something happens every day to remind him of Texas Western's historic NCAA championship in 1966, when the Miners won with the first all-black starting lineup in a title game against all-white Kentucky.

Lincolnton teen hits limit in league fishing tournament

Connor Giella, 17, of Lincolnton, Ga., led the Co-Angler Division in the Walmart Bass Fishing League tournament on South Carolina's Lake Keowee until the final moments. Bill Odell, of Hodges, S.C., managed to win by 11 ounces.
By Bill Baab

NFL honors Charlie Waters, North Augusta High

In recognition of Super Bowl 50 this Sunday, thousands of high schools across the country received a gold NFL football in honor of alumni who competed in the game.
By Doug Stutsman

Michaux: Results, not recruits, are what matter for Smart

Georgia coach Kirby Smart is off to a good start in Athens, but it's where he finishes that matters.
By Scott Michaux

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Police release report on Manziel's latest incident

Johnny Manziel’s ex-girlfriend told police the Cleveland Browns quarterback hit her during an argument last weekend in Texas and said he appeared to be on drugs.

Three share clubhouse lead at Phoenix Open

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Rickie Fowler, Shane Lowry and Hideki Matsuyama shared the lead at 6-under-par 65 on Thursday in the suspended first round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open.

Pistons blow 27-point lead, recover to beat Knicks

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - Anthony Tolliver and Reggie Jackson made a trio of big 3-pointers late in the fourth quarter, and the Detroit Pistons avoided a colossal collapse, beating the New York Knicks 111-105 on Thursday night.

Coates' double-double paces South Carolina

COLUMBIA - Alaina Coates had 27 points and 13 rebounds as No. 2 South Carolina overcame an injury to star Tiffany Mitchell to defeat No. 18 Kentucky 78-68 on Thursday night and head to its showdown with top-ranked Connecticut at 22-0.

Ovechkin returns from suspension to lift Washington

WASHINGTON - Alex Ovechkin scored the winning goal in his return from a one-game suspension for skipping the All-Star Game, and the Washington Capitals beat the New York Islanders 3-2 on Thursday night.

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