Originally created 09/08/01


GOLF: Augusta's Jeff Knox won both his matches Friday in the Georgia Match Play Championship at the Golf Club at Cuscowilla in Eatonton to advance to the quarterfinals.

The quarterfinals and semifinals will be held today, with the finals scheduled Sunday at 9 a.m.

Knox, a semifinalists in this tournament in 1999, beat Bob Moultrie of Marietta 8 and 6 in the Round of 32 on Friday, then beat Andrew Clark of Duluth 1 up in the Round of 16 in the afternoon.

The Augusta businessman will take on Allen Peak of Macon in the quarterfinals this morning.

FOOTBALL: Police in Indiana, Pa., are searching for a tractor-trailer that didn't stop after fatally injuring an Indiana University of Pennsylvania football player Timothy Singel, 20, early Friday.

Singel died of his injuries about 10:30 a.m. at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh.

Singel was walking with several friends along a sidewalk, or path, beside Route 954 in Indiana when he apparently fell backward into the truck's path at 12:24 a.m., borough police said. Indiana is about 46 miles northeast of Pittsburgh.

The NCAA denied Marshall University's appeal Friday to fully reinstate 14 student-athletes suspended last week for taking extra work benefits.

The decision came after the NCAA held a telephone conference call appeal hearing on Thursday. The university is now waiting to see if the NCAA will issue sanctions against the school, President Dan Angel said.

Under the NCAA's order, 10 football players are required to miss three games this season and two players are required to miss one game.

Also, two men's basketball players are required to miss eight games of their season.


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