Young Harris shocks Georgia Regents

C.J. Wilson scored 27 points Saturday night as No. 4 seed Young Harris shocked East Division co-champ Georgia Regents, 83-76, in the Peach Belt Conference Tournament quarterfinals at Christenberry Fieldhouse.
By Chris Gay

Lady Wildcats advance to state title game

COLUMBUS, Ga. — After stumbling through most of the first half, the Laney girls basketball team charged ahead to roll to a 63-37 Saturday win against Decatur in the Class AAA state semifinals at Columbus State.
By Wayne Staats

Wildcats fall to Bulldogs

Though Laney reached a state semifinal for the sixth year in a row, the Wildcats won’t play for their second state championship in four years.
By Wayne Staats

Harrington leads Reed by one at Honda Classic

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - Patrick Reed's Masters Tournament plans are set. Padraig Harrington hopes to be making arrangements to join him in Augusta if he can win the weather-delayed Honda Classic.
By David Westin

Michaux: Woods won't catch Nicklaus

Tiger Woods is not going to catch Jack Nicklaus on the major scorecard.
By Scott Michaux

Mustangs hold off Falcons

FLORENCE, S.C. - Midland Valley held off a furious fourth-quarter comeback by Darlington to beat the Falcons 67-61 Saturday in the Class AAA Lower State championship.
By Lou Bezjak

Curtis Baptist falls in double overtime

SUMTER, S.C. — The battle of the Crusaders took two overtimes in the SCISA Class A state championship game. When the dust finally settled, it was Laurens Academy over Curtis Baptist.
By Eddie Litaker

Predators win Upper State title

Fox Creek's historic run continued Saturday by beating Calhoun County 64-57 to win the Class A Upper State title in Greenville, S.C.
By David Lee

Angler recognized for catch

Local angler Marshall White was honored recently with an International Game Fish Association catch certificate for landing a 57-pound, 8-ounce flathead catfish last year at Thurmond Lake.
By Rob Pavey

Stolen Sprint Cup car found, returned to team

HAMPTON, Ga. - The No. 44 race car returned to its NASCAR shop in North Carolina on Saturday after it was recovered along a remote road in suburban Atlanta, apparently abandoned by the thieves who stole it from a hotel parking lot.
By Paul Newberry

Raiders muscle past Rebels

Keenan's 25-point third quarter proved too much for Strom Thurmond as the Raiders won 59-45 on Saturday in the Class AA Upper State finals.
By David Lee

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Federer tops No. 1 Djokovic

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Defending champion Roger Federer won his seventh Dubai Championships title and second of the year in defeating top-ranked Novak Djokovic 6-3, 7-5 on Saturday.

Ex-Laney star bails out Clemson

CLEMSON, S.C. - Former Laney star Rod Hall scored five of his 15 points in overtime as Clemson recovered from blowing a 23-point lead to defeat Georgia Tech 70-63 in overtime on Saturday.

Lewis still leads in Thailand

CHONBURI, Thailand - Stacy Lewis held on to lead Amy Yang by one stroke at the LPGA Thailand despite a dismal third-round 73 on Saturday.

Gamecocks take Game 2

GREENVILLE, S.C. - South Carolina starter Jack Wynkoop pitched six strong innings and Alex Destino and Elliott Caldwell had RBI hits in a three-run second to give the Gamecocks a 4-1 victory over Clemson on Saturday.

Harvick wins Xfinity race at Atlanta

HAMPTON, Ga. - Kevin Harvick turned in another dominating performance Saturday at Atlanta Motor Speedway, holding off Daytona 500 winner Joey Logano in the Xfinity Series race.

Tatar's power-play goal helps power Red Wings

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Tomas Tatar broke a tie on a power play at 9:06 of the third period in the Detroit Red Wings' 4-3 victory over the Nashville Predators on Saturday.

Resting Hawks drop Heat

MIAMI - Paul Millsap scored 22 points, Dennis Schroder added 16 points and 10 assists and the intentionally depleted Atlanta Hawks still had enough to beat the Miami Heat 93-91 on Saturday night.
By Tim Reynolds

Drivers believe new rules will make for 'better show'

HAMPTON, Ga. - Atlanta Motor Speedway has the reputation as being one of the toughest tracks to drive. With new rules, today's Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 should be fast and treacherous. And that's exactly why the drivers love it.
By Don Coble

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Wildcats fall to Bulldogs

Though Laney reached a state semifinal for the sixth year in a row, the Wildcats won’t play for their second state championship in four years.
By Wayne Staats
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