sports
Albertson one shot back after first round of NCAA tournament
Illinois’ Thomas Detry shot 4-under 68 for a share of the individual lead and the Illini topped the team standings Friday after the first round of the NCAA tournament.
May 30, 2015 12:16 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Blatter wins re-election as FIFA chief
In the end, nothing could stop Sepp Blatter. Not a far-reaching corruption scandal. Not a tarnished international image. Not a young prince who gave him a stronger-than-expected challenge.
May 30, 2015 12:12 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Falcons release linebacker Shembo after animal cruelty arrest
The Atlanta Falcons waived linebacker Prince Shembo on Friday, shortly after he was charged with aggravated animal cruelty.
May 29, 2015 11:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
SEC adopts 'serious misconduct' rule for transfers
The Southeastern Conference has adopted a rule prohibiting its schools from enrolling student-athletes with "serious misconduct" issues at previous colleges.
May 29, 2015 05:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Staley, South Carolina sign Georgia Tech transfer in Davis
South Carolina coach Dawn Staley is building a program to last — and others outside the Southeastern Conference want to be part of it.
May 29, 2015 03:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
FIFA chief dismisses calls for his ouster
As defiant as ever, Sepp Blatter resisted calls to resign as FIFA president Thursday and deflected blame for the massive bribery and corruption scandal engulfing soccer’s world governing body.
May 29, 2015 12:21 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Stars see struggles at Roland Garros
For Serena Williams, it was a bad right elbow that led to some shaky serving and a dropped set. For Novak Djokovic, first it was a balky hip that needed treatment from a trainer; later came an emba...
May 29, 2015 12:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
SEC continues to raise basketball profile with new coaches
When Vanderbilt coach Kevin Stallings first stepped into the meeting room this week in Destin, he immediately noticed four new faces.
May 28, 2015 03:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Chicago Bulls fire coach Tom Thibodeau after 5 seasons
The Chicago Bulls fired Tom Thibodeau on Thursday, saying a change was needed from the strong-willed coach who took his team to the playoffs in each of his five seasons.
May 28, 2015 12:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Coach of the Year: Sequoyah climbs back with Zonin
John Zonin stepped onto the Cherokee County soccer scene in 2009 when he took over as the boys coach at Sequoyah.
May 30, 2015 12:19 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Swims family celebrates Dixie's 46th season of racing
Most days from May to October, Mickey Swims can be found at his dirt track in Woodstock.
May 30, 2015 12:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Quigley, other WNBA players to miss games for Euro tourney
UPDATE: Chicago Sky guard Allie Quigley and other WNBA players will miss at least a few games of the upcoming season to compete in the Eurobasket tournament next month.
May 29, 2015 01:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Coach of the Year: Schmitt at helm of Creekview's resurgence
When the Creekview girls soccer team set its goals prior to the 2015 season, making the state playoffs was at the top of the list.
May 29, 2015 12:26 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Summer activities plentiful for kids
With school out for the summer, young athletes around the county will be spending some extra time honing their skills.
May 29, 2015 12:23 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Etowah leads county schools in Directors Cup standings
With the athletic success Etowah High School enjoyed during the 2014-15 school year, it was no surprise that the school finished sixth in the Class AAAAAA Directors Cup standings.
May 28, 2015 12:24 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Family of previous Project player becomes focus of second event
When Woodstock basketball player Dillon Morgan took the court to raise money for a family that lost their home to fire, he had no idea how quickly his good deed would be returned.
May 28, 2015 12:22 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Commentary: Potential shift to the fall would be beneficial for tennis
High school tennis coaches from around the state were recently polled in order to gauge the level of interest in shifting their sport from the spring to the fall.
May 27, 2015 12:41 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Etowah athletic programs enjoy fruits of prosperous 2014-15 school year
Etowah High School found an unprecedented level of athletic success that spread throughout the 2014-15 school year.
May 27, 2015 12:40 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Local Roundup: Cherokee players named all-region
Cherokee boys soccer player Riley Wildeman was named first-team All-Region 5AAAAAA.
May 27, 2015 12:32 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
rss feed
Sports feed