Parade for Grant won’t take place

A parade scheduled for today to honor former Josey star Deon Grant has been cancelled because of complications in the planning of the event.

However, Grant will be available for a meet-and-greet at the Augusta Commons from 1-2 p.m., in celebration of his New York Giants winning the Super Bowl.



Ex-Jag tied for eGolf Tour lead

In Kannapolis, N.C., former Augusta State star Mitch Krywulycz is tied for the lead heading into the final round of the Irish Creek Classic.

Krywulycz shot 4-under-par 67 on Friday and joins Kevin Foley atop the leaderboard at 13-under 201.

Aiken’s Stephen Poole shot 68 and is tied for 12th place at 206 at The Club at Irish Creek.

Henrik Norlander, a teammate of Krywulycz at Augusta State, shot 73 and is tied for 43rd at 211.

Krywulycz and Norlander helped the Jaguars win back-to-back national titles in 2010-11.


College Baseball

Red-hot Pacers topple Bearcats

In Aiken, Nick Aranas homered to help USC Aiken knock off Lander 10-6.

Stephen Carmon was 2 for 4 with two RBI for the Pacers (21-7), who have won six of their past seven games.

Jordan Owens had a grand slam for the Bearcats (22-7).

• In Nashville, Tenn., four Georgia pitchers combined for a shutout as the Bulldogs picked up a 1-0 victory over Vanderbilt (7-15, 0-4 Southeastern Conference).

Alex Wood started for Georgia (17-6, 3-1) and went 4⅓ innings, allowing four hits and striking out three.

Curt Powell homered to supply the only run of the game.

• In Chestnut Hill, Mass., Boston College hit four home runs in a 15-7 rout of Georgia Tech.

Tom Bourdon, Anthony Melchionda, Spenser Payne and John Hennessy all went deep for the Eagles (8-12, 1-6 Atlantic Coast Conference).

Mott Hyde had a home run for the Yellow Jackets (14-8, 3-4).

• In Charlottesville, Va., Jared King had three hits and drove in four runs to lead Virginia (13-8-1, 3-4 ACC) to a 6-3 win over Clemson.

Brad Felder had a home run for the Tigers (11-9, 3-4).



Night play likely at Wimbledon

Turn on the lights, Wimbledon. The Olympics are coming.

Some tennis matches during the London Games are likely to be played under the lights and under the roof on Centre Court at Wimbledon, the venue for the event.

“There will not be a night session, but the matches may go into nighttime,” said Juan Margets, executive vice president of the International Tennis Federation.

Lights will be a near necessity because of the tight schedule. Early in the tournament, five matches per day are planned on Centre Court beginning at 11:30 a.m., meaning some sessions will probably extend beyond dusk.

If so, the Centre Court lights will be turned on, which requires closing the roof.
The change, made at the discretion of the referee, might take place during a match.

The English weather could also push play past the early evening.

“We have to assume there’s going to be some rain, right?” Margets said.

However, there will be no repeat of the Olympic marathons at the Beijing Games, where rain disrupted the schedule, and one session lasted until 3:35 a.m.

A town ordinance in Wimbledon prohibits play after 11 p.m.