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The Trinity Christian Crusaders are 7-1, ranked No. 1 in the Georgia Independent School Association Class AA coaches' poll, have a 1,000-yard rusher and have held their opponents to only 43 cumulative points.
The Southeast Bulloch and Screven County softball teams advanced to the Elite Eight of the Georgia High School state softball tournament to be held in Columbus starting on Thursday.
CINCINNATI - Michael Vick has found a balance. His passer rating is just as impressive as his 40-yard dash these days.
The William James Middle School football team will play Screven County Middle School today at 4:30 p.m. at home at the Julia P. Bryant Field in the first round of the Coastal Empire Region playoffs. William James Middle is currently 5 - 1 with its only loss coming at the hands of Screven County (5-1) earlier in the season.
The Portal Panthers have gone through quite a season. After starting out 0-5, Portal has won two straight. Much of the turnaround has to do with the play of senior quarterback Brandon Mock.
It's hard to choose just one Yellow Jacket from Southeast Bulloch's amazing run through the South Sectional. So how about the athlete no one saw coming.
ATLANTA - Ben Roethlisberger stood on the Pittsburgh sideline with a white towel hanging around his neck. All he could do was watch as Michael Vick and the Falcons finished off the Steelers in a game that was just too good to be settled in 60 minutes.
ATLANTA - Atlanta Falcons defensive end John Abraham will miss three to four weeks following surgery Tuesday to repair a torn lower abdominal muscle.
ATHENS - The season-long Georgia quarterback carousel ended last week, but now can coaches find reliable receivers for Matthew Stafford?
ATLANTA (AP) - It's time for Georgia Tech to move on. No more sulking about that dismal loss to Clemson.
ATLANTA - Joe Johnson averaged more than 20 points last season. He played on the U.S. team at the world championships. And he can still walk the streets of Atlanta without being bothered.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Florida's defense deserved a rousing toast after this game - even if it wasn't a cocktail party.
ATLANTA - When Marvin Williams left Chapel Hill, N.C., last year, he was a teenager who looked - and played - like a baby when compared with the stars of the NBA.
CINCINNATI - Aaron Harang figures he's covered first base thousands of times in his career.
Question: What kind of walnut is sold in the grocery store? It does not taste the same as the black walnuts I grew up with.
Parenting takes on a new level of stress as "mommy bloggers" take over the Internet and Facebook becomes stocked with perfect pictures of parents with their children at the park.
If parents over time amassed a quarter-million dollars, they could afford outright the cost of raising a child born in 2013 - with enough left over to throw in a fairly decent used car in which said child could drive into adulthood.
We are pleased to announce the engagement of Christina Lynne Akins, daughter of Ms. Kim Coursey of Atlanta and the late Mr. Richard "Larry" Akins of Pembroke, to Jason Randall Smith, son of Mr. and Mrs. Randall and Cindy Smith of Twin City, Georgia.
Pam Lee Smith and Eddie Smith of Statesboro announce the engagement of her daughter, Lydia Lee, to Will Riner of Statesboro. Lydia is also the daughter of the late Gary "Buddy" Lee of Statesboro. Will is the son of Betsy Hendrix Riner and Ted and Denise Riner, all of Statesboro.
Q: Our 5-year-old grandson sees his 5-year-old female first cousin from time to time. After they play for a while, he tells her he wants to "touch" her. This has happened twice in recent months. Her parents are very upset, but our grandson's parents read lots of parenting books and seem to think it's no big deal. Your thoughts on this matter?
How hot was it at the Brooklet Peanut Festival last weekend?
LEWISTON, Maine - The folks at the Farmers' Almanac can be forgiven for feeling smug: The 198-year-old publication correctly predicted the past nasty winter while federal forecasters blew it.
WASHINGTON - As the U.S. mourned an American journalist beheaded by Islamic militants, the nation found something of a reprieve with the release of another freelance reporter who had been held hostage for nearly two years by an al-Qaida-linked group in Syria.
As many of you may know, Paula Deen recently held two live shows in Savannah as part of her "Paula Deen LIVE!" tour. I had made plans to attend long before her team reached out to me in late July, and I wouldn't in my wildest dreams have imagined the events that followed.
Somewhere in the neighborhood of 20 years or so ago (not long after Carole and I moved from Arkansas to Statesboro), I learned of an opportunity to tour a WWII vintage U.S. Army Air Force B-17 bomber on display at the Statesboro airport. The study of history has been a favorite pursuit of mine since college, so I jumped at the chance to actually see this famous aircraft, "up close and personal!"
NAPA, Calif. - A powerful earthquake that struck the heart of California's wine country caught many people sound asleep, sending dressers, mirrors and pictures crashing down around them and toppling wine bottles in vineyards around the region. Scores were injured as the temblor knocked out power to thousands, caused gas and water lines to rupture, sparked fires and buckled roads.
MIAMI - Tropical Storm Cristobal is moving erratically north-northeastward away from the Bahamas but is forecast to stay away from the U.S. East Coast.
BRISTOL, Tenn. - Joey Logano surged past Matt Kenseth with 44 laps to go and won for the first time in his career at Bristol Motor Speedway, foiling Kenseth's gambling attempt to secure a spot in NASCAR's playoffs.