FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - When the Atlanta Falcons wrapped up their two-hour practice Wednesday, most of the players headed for the locker room.
ATLANTA - Georgia Tech's post-Georgia routine is much different this season.
Mario Farris started the rematch between Southeast Bulloch and Portal with a bang. After SEB won the opening tip, Farris stepped in front of a pass and took the ball the other direction, finishing with a one-handed slam to bring the Panther faithful to their feet. Portal would go on to beat the Yellow Jackets for the second time in as many tries, improving its record to 2-0. "It was a good game," said Farris, ...
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Screven edges Effingham, 64-63 Screven County point guard Quan White hit both ends of a 1-and-1 free throw opportunity with 1:05 remaining to help lift his team to a 64-63 win over Effingham County. The Gamecocks (2-1) led 49-38 in the third quarter before Effingham used a 15-0 run to take the lead early in the final period. Screven battled back, however, taking the lead for good on White's final free throw ...
DEAR DR. GOTT: My friend fell and injured his neck badly about three years ago (when he was 13). Since then, his neck has caused him a lot of pain and hurts him constantly. Many times, he cannot move around or even concentrate on anything else. Because of the pressure his head puts on his injured neck, the muscles are always severely cramped, and no amount of rubbing or massaging helps. He's had professional massages, ...
CORAL GABLES, Fla. - Larry Coker won nearly 80 percent of his games at Miami, got players to graduate, was revered for his classy manner and led the Hurricanes to a national championship.
ATLANTA - A couple of days before Georgia Tech faced its state rival, coach Mark Richt went to one of his assistants with a bold idea.
ATLANTA - Bobby Cox wanted Tom Glavine back, and Glavine was drawn to a return to Atlanta.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Georgia Southern put up a fight against Duke four days earlier but never managed to run with a weakened Illinois squad as the Illini beat the Eagles 85-50 Friday night.
DEAR ABBY: I have a friend, "Karen," who was once married to "Zack." They divorced and went their separate ways, but nine years later they are back together. I am almost certain they have not remarried, although Karen uses his last name and refers to him as her husband.
DEAR DR. GOTT: My husband, 50, recently died of an apparent heart attack. I say apparent because an autopsy was never performed even though the hospital nurse told us one would be done. He was a long-distance runner who collapsed 2 miles into a 13-mile run, with no witnesses.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Florida coach Urban Meyer sure knows how to win rivalry games.
ATLANTA - Reggie Ball has a way of bouncing back from his lowest moments. He'll certainly need those powers of recovery on Saturday. The Georgia Tech quarterback is coming off a miserable performance against Georgia, but he doesn't have long to fret about it. The No. 23 Yellow Jackets (9-3) are facing 16th-ranked Wake Forest in the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game, with the winner claiming a spot in the Orange Bowl. ...
ATHENS - No matter what happens Saturday, Georgia Tech knows it will be playing for a conference championship and a trip to the Orange Bowl next week.
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Note: The following is the 15th in a series of columns that will describe towns and communities, past and present, that were settled after Bulloch County was first settled. Some have since been cut into other counties.
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 ...