BOONE, N.C. - Kevin Richardson rushed for 131 yards and four touchdowns and defending national champion Appalachian State beat Montana State 38-17 on Saturday to reach the semifinals of the NCAA Division I-AA playoffs.
Six players from the Herald coverage area were recently named to the All Region 3-A first team. The group, as voted by coaches from the region, was otherwise dominated by ECI and Savannah Country Day.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - West Virginia is headed to the Gator Bowl for the third time in four years, and the 13th-ranked Mountaineers will play Georgia Tech on Jan. 1 in Jacksonville, Fla.
Texas town almost goes dry MUSTANG, Texas - An unpaid bill nearly caused a supplier to shut off water service to an entire town. Mustang's 40 residents had faced the possibility of losing water service Monday if they didn't find a way to pay a $3,400 bill. Someone made the payment, said Jay Mertz, president of the Angus Water Supply Corp., though he declined to identify the person, the Corsicana Daily Sun reported. ...
DEAR ABBY: My husband, "Jimmy," and I moved to the United States from an Asian country 15 years ago. About seven years ago, he lost a lot of money in the stock market. After that, he quit his well-paying job to do day trading and recover the money he lost. He has tried several strategies; none has made any money.
Donations are being collected for the annual Mayor's Christmas Motorcade, which provides gifts and necessities to patients of Georgia's mental health and retardation facilities.
HOMESTEAD, Fla. - Hard though he tried, Jimmie Johnson just couldn't give another Nextel Cup championship away.
DEAR ABBY: "Worried Sister" (10/4), who asked if she should inform her parents that her sister, "Cindy," is playing the choking game, may feel it is a betrayal if she breaks the confidence. But imagine how she'll feel if her sister dies.
By MARK LONG AP Sports Writer JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Wake Forest's defensive players huddled near the sideline, pushing and shoving, yelling and screaming, jumping and dancing. They were trailing 6-3 and ready to do something about it. Riley Swanson did. Swanson intercepted a pass from Reggie Ball on the next play, sparking a comeback that gave Wake Forest its first Atlantic Coast Conference championship in 36 years and sent the Demon Deacons ...
Statesboro Magazine, a community lifestyles publication founded seven years ago by Andrea Powell, became part of Morris Multimedia, Inc. last week.
Canadian Barbara Seagram has again joined forces with Englishman David Bird to produce another well-written "25" book: "25 Ways to Be a Better Defender" (Master Point Press).
A number of beneficial changes could be in the offing for you. They might include a social and financial shift, or even some major transformations in your lifestyle. Regardless of what transpires, you'll welcome it.
CORAL GABLES, Fla. - A lead was slipping away, three Miami players had already fouled out and another starter was on the bench with an injured wrist.
Lady Eagles finish third in New Mexico ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -Carolyn Whitney scored 18 of her 20 points in the second half as the Georgia Southern women's basketball team defeated Western Illinois, 64-60, Saturday night, at the AmeriSuites Midtown Thanksgiving Tournament hosted by New Mexico. With the win, the Lady Eagles (2-5) snapped a five-game skid and garnered third place in the event. Western Illinois fell to 1-4 on the season. On Friday, ...
In the year ahead, you may find yourself going through a screening-out process of what is working in your life and what isn't, and then establishing a whole new set of objectives. It'll be one of the best things you've ever done.
Katie Jasionowski, a prekindergarten teacher at Langston Chapel Elementary School, is on a quest for a family in need.
On the other side of the state, my mobile phone produced the bell chime that sounds like an elevator reaching its destination. A friend had sent me a message that read, "Y'all might want to call in reinforcements, there's gonna be some property destroyed in the Boro tonight!"
"Joy to the world, the Lord is come!
It is so hard to believe another year is almost history. There are just a few days left to decorate, shop, wrap, bake, visit, light candles and sing carols. Remember to keep the holiday frenzy in check, being mindful of what's really important during the Christmas season. Make the most of every day this month with family traditions, and try celebrating a few of the following holidays.
Dr. Arnold "Arnie" Cooper
CLAXTON - An early season non-region matchup turned into a tooth-and-nail struggle as Claxton outlasted Southeast Bulloch in double-overtime by a count of 77-71 Saturday evening in the Tiger's Den.
ATLANTA - If offense was the only requirement, Auburn would be a shoe-in for the BCS championship.
Brittany Hodges and Holli Wilkins each scored 18 points, and Furman overcame a 12-point early second-half deficit to post a 67-62 Southern Conference women's basketball victory over Georgia Southern on Saturday in Hanner Fieldhouse.
Dr. Arnold "Arnie" Cooper
HOUSTON - Gary Kubiak pulled the Texans out of the NFL basement and remains the only coach to take them to the playoffs. <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 12.727272033691406px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: ...
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. - Tiger Woods didn't like the way he warmed up on the range. What he produced on the golf course Friday left him with no complaints. <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 12.727272033691406px; ...
ATLANTA - Auburn and Missouri are competing for the Southeastern Conference title Saturday, and possibly a chance to play for the national championship. Yet both teams have to guard against a letdown. As ludicrous as that might sound, Auburn and Missouri are coming off emotionally charged victories last week that gave each coach a reason to fret just a bit. No. 3 Auburn (11-1, 7-1 SEC) used one of the greatest ...
Ever since Georgia Southern point guard Alexis Sams went down with a season-ending injury, the pressure has been on for senior Lacie Dowling. Saturday at Mercer, the Eagles (2-6) snapped a four-game losing streak with a 61-54 win, and coach chris Vozab is happy with the way the team has adjusted to Dowling running the point. "There's been an adjustment period, and Lacie has done a great ...
Joan Hanson Goett
The U.S. drew a daunting task for next year's World Cup: difficult opponents, tropical venues and a wearying 9,000-mile zigzag journey across Brazil. The Americans wound up with the potentially punishing group they feared and will play Ghana, Portugal and Germany next June as they try to achieve a U.S. first: reaching the knockout phase twice in a row. While Ghana eliminated the Americans in 2006 and ...