Lady Jaguars fall in Peach Belt action
In St. Augustine, Fla., Tierra Ford scored 20 points off the bench to power the Flagler women to a 76-67 victory over Augusta State in Peach Belt action Wednesday.
Adrienne Donelson added 17 points and 11 rebounds for the Saints (3-7, 1-2 PBC).
Senior guard Blaire Egardo scored a game-high 24 points, including five 3-pointers, for the Lady Jaguars (6-4, 0-4 PBC).
Kiawah Island PGA tickets almost gone
Organizers for the 2012 PGA Championship at Kiawah Island's Ocean Course say they have sold 94 percent of available tickets during a six-week sales window.
Fewer than 1,000 tickets are available for the second round. Third-round tickets are sold out and less than 500 tickets are left for the final round. Remaining tickets won't go on sale for South Carolina's first major championship until after this year's PGA Championship at Atlanta Athletic Club. There are also fewer than 500 of the 10,000 Wanamaker weeklong passes left for sale.
- North Augusta's McKenzie Talbert was named the 2010 Carolinas Girls Junior Player of the Year.
The 15-year-old sophomore at Strom Thurmond earned the award with victories at Carolina Golf Association's Carolinas Junior Girls' Championship and Carolinas PGA's Charles Tilghman Junior Championship. She also had four top-3 finishes in other Carolinas Associations events.
She is just the second to repeat as Girls Junior Player of the Year.
Cody Proveaux, of Leesville, S.C., was named the boys player of the year.
Ex-NYRA executive Dunn is dead at 81
Former New York Racing Association executive Philip Dunn has died. He was 81.
Dunn was the executive director of simulcast and TV systems when he retired in 1995. He joined NYRA in 1961 and worked in public relations and advertising before leaving eight years later for management positions at thoroughbred auction firm Fasig-Tipton and Meadowlands Racetrack. Dunn returned to the organization in 1986 as executive director of product development.
United States beats Sweden for bronze
In Buffalo, N.Y., Chris Kreider had two goals, and Jack Campbell made 34 saves to help the United States win the bronze medal at the World Junior Championships with a 4-2 win over Sweden.
Drew Shore and Nick Bjugstad added goals for the Americans, who have won medals in back-to-back years for the first time since this tournament began in 1977.
Roddick advances with win in Brisbane
In Brisbane, Australia, defending champion Andy Roddick advanced to the quarterfinals of the Brisbane International, serving 15 aces to beat Alexandr Dolgopolov 6-4, 6-1.
- In Doha, Qatar, top-ranked Rafael Nadal overcame a second-set collapse to beat Lukas Lacko 7-6 (3), 0-6, 6-3 and join Roger Federer in the quarterfinals of the Qatar Open.
Federer beat Marco Chiudinelli 7-6 (5), 7-5.
- In Perth, Australia, Bethanie Mattek-Sands upset Francesca Schiavone 6-4, 6-4 at the Hopman Cup to help the United States beat Italy 2-1.
Former Georgia Bulldog John Isner gave the U.S. a 2-0 lead, edging Potito Starace 7-6 (5), 4-6, 6-4.
Women's World Cup star Lilly is retiring
Kristine Lilly, the last remaining player from the U.S. teams that transformed women's soccer into an international phenomenon, is retiring.
The 39-year-old midfielder is the only player to take part in all five Women's World Cups, helping the Americans win in 1991 and '99, and her 352 appearances for the U.S. set a world record.