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Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014

Tigers hold off Eagles

BOSTON - C.J. Davidson ran for a 32-yard touchdown with 9:35 to play and No. 24 Clemson stopped a Boston College drive in the final minutes to beat the Eagles 17-13 on Saturday.
By Jimmy Golen

Mountaineers upset No. 4 Bears

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - ClintTrickett threw two of his three touchdown passes in the fourth quarter, Kevin White had a pair of TD catches and West Virginia surprised sloppy No. 4 Baylor 41-27 Saturday.
By John Raby

Michaux: A few Ryder Cup suggestions

Despite not being asked to join the newly creaqted PGA of America task force,, here's a few suggestions for what could help the U.S. side bring a little more balance to the biennial proceedings.
By Scott Michaux

Westminster girls end Augusta Prep's run

Westminster's cross country team ended the Augusta Prep girls' reign as Georgia Indepen­dent School Association Region 4-AAA champion Saturday, while the Augusta Prep boys won their third ...
By Scott Rouch

Hephzibah man wins Mr. Clark Hill Fishing Championship

Hunter Ciccio 'stunned' to win the Mr. Clark Hill Bass Fishing Championship.
By Bill Baab

Flacco, Ryan set for rare meeting

BALTIMORE - Joe Flacco and Matt Ryan, the two best quarterbacks to come out of the 2008 draft, see more of each other on the dinner circuit than on the football field.
By David Ginsburg

Peters ends drought with first Truck victory of the season

TALLADEGA, Ala. - Timothy Peters picked up his first NASCAR Truck Series victory of the season and ended a 22-race winless drough tSaturday by holding off the field on a two-lap sprint to the ...

Pavey: Online program will help farmers with feral hogs

Got hogs? Get hunters. That's the objective of a new state program to help pig-plagued farmers connect with helpful hunters - through the internet.
By Rob Pavey

Williams among five Panthers to sit out Sunday's game

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Panthers have downgraded the status of running back DeAngelo Williams and four other players to out for Sunday's game at Green Bay.

Ex-Jaguar falls in World Match Play quarterfinals

ASH, England - George Coetzee eliminated former Augusta State star Patrick Reed 2 and 1 Saturday in the quarterfinals of the World Match Play Championship.

Late missed field goal costs Sooners

NORMAN, Okla. - Michael Hunnicutt missed a 19-yard field goal late as No. 14 Kansas State held off No. 11 Oklahoma 31-30 on Saturday afternoon.
By Cliff Brunt

Davis leads Gamecocks to victory

COLUMBIA - Mike Davis rushed for 111 yards and two touchdowns as South Carolina ended a two-game losing streak with a 41-10 victory over FCS opponent Furman on Saturday.
By Pete Iacobelli

Gamecocks hold off Tigers

SYLVANIA, Ga. - Screven County held off a furious Swainsboro rally to remain unbeaten.

Duo lead Crusaders

Christian Reid and Jamil Harris both went over the 100-yard rushing mark as Curtis Baptist handled Colleton Prep.

Silver Bluff breaks through

CORDOVA, S.C. - DeAngilo Drayton had three touchdown runs and Myles Corbitt scored twice as Silver Bluff won its first game of the year, beating Edisto.

Laney routs Josey

Laney used strong defense to beat Josey 41-0 on Friday night at Lucy C. Laney Memorial Stadium.
By David Lee

Early scores set the tone for Panthers in rout of Warriors

GROVETOWN — Continuing to claw for position in the state playoff race, Lakeside started quickly and left little doubt Friday night in a 55-7 victory over Grovetown.
By Scott Rouch

Thoroughbreds are beaten

AIKEN - Irmo broke open a tie game in the third quarter with 21 unanswered points to earn its first victory of the season.

Dre Carr leads Mustangs to victory

CAYCE, S.C. - Dre Carr had two rushing touchdowns as Midland Valley edged Brookland-Cayce.

Johnson chalks up bickering to frustration

TALLADEGA, Ala. - Six-time and defending NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson dismissed the idea that there is any tension with crew chief Chad Knaus after the two were overheard bickering on their team ...

Evans' Buck named fall sports player of the week

Evans pitcher Brooke Buck allowed one run in seven innings in Game 1 of the first round of the Class AAAAA playoffs, then hit a two-run home run in Game 2.
By David Lee

Evans' pitching, defense strong in playoff win

Evans used strong pitching and defense, and timely hitting, to beat Northside (Columbus) in two close games to advance to the second round of the Class AAAAA softball playoffs.
By David Lee

Bulldogs lead nation in turnovers

ATHENS, Ga. - An online headline from an Athens Banner-Herald story in October of 2013 no longer would apply: "Georgia defense near bottom of pile in forcing turnovers."
By Marc Weiszer

Health concerns force Manning to step aside

Archie Manning will have surgery in November and is stepping aside from the College Football Playoff selection committee.

What's in a college's name? A lot

The Sun Belt differentiates its members by making Georgia State "GSU" and Georgia Southern "GS." But can you really just lop off a "U" and expect no one to notice?
By Donald Heath

IOC seeks bidders for 2024 Summer Games

LONDON - Rejected time and again for the 2022 Winter Olympics, the IOC will soon be seeking suitors for the 2024 Summer Olympics.
By Stephen Wilson

Midland Valley-Airport is the Game of the Week

The crucial Midland Valley-Airport showdown is the Game of the Week.
By Wayne Staats

Clemson loses running back for season

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said leading running back Adam Choice is lost for the season after tearing a knee ligament.

Michaux: A few Ryder Cup suggestions

Despite not being asked to join the newly creaqted PGA of America task force,, here's a few suggestions for what could help the U.S. side bring a little more balance to the biennial proceedings.
By Scott Michaux

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