News for Friday, April 16, 2010


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NHL PLAYOFFS: Pens bounce back, win Game 2 of playoff series

Sid "The Kid" is Crosby is great Friday night as he leads the Penguins past the Senators, 2-1.

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Stewart ends pole drought, will start up front for first time in five years

It seems hard to believe, but for the first time in five years, Tony Stewart actually wins a Sprint Cup pole.

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FRIDAY'S PREP BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Worth whips Westover, takes over No. 1 spot in Region 1-AAA

The Rams pull ahead of the Patriots for No. 1 in the Region 1-AAA race Friday with a convincing 9-1 win at Paul Eames.

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As move to AAA looms, SCA loses boys hoops coach

Matt Ruta's decision to leave his job as Sherwood's boys basketball coach for a position in Florida comes at a time when the Eagles are set to move back up in class.

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Knights rap rival Raiders in 3-AAA duel

Deerfield gets right back into the GISA Region 3-AAA title race with a 5-3 win against rival Southland.

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Lee County girls soccer ease to title game

The Lady Trojans girls soccer team is one win away from the Region 1-AAAA title after crushing Upson-Lee, 10-0, in the tournament semifinals Friday night at home.

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Family, friends remember McNease

On Thursday morning, former Miller County football coach Ronnie McNease died at the age of 58, while on Friday, his friends and family in Colquitt mourned his passing.

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WESTOVER RELAYS NOTEBOOK: Lee County's Ebbets shines; Westover boys, girls both take second

Lee County senior Caleb Ebbets smashes a Westover Relays meet record Friday, jumping 16-1 in the pole vault and beating the old record of 13-9.

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Bearcat Tornado

The Bainbridge boys track & field team, along with the Monroe girls, walk away as team winners of Friday's 7th annual Westover Relays.

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Golf tournament takes a swing at child abuse

The 14th annual Deputy Dawg Golf Classic raises money to fight child abuse.- Pete Skiba, staff writer

SWGA Patriots gather for tea party at fairgrounds

Community activist Lenny McAllister is keynote speaker for today's tea party actvities.- Terry Lewis, staff writer

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City Web site to feature videos

A video production company has been in town shooting footage this week for use in promotional videos.- J.D. Sumner

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Hundreds gather to kick off 'Stash the Trash' event Friday

A record 2,600-plus volunteers have signed on to pick up trash across the city this weekend.- J.D. Sumner, government writer

Police/Fire/EMS April 17, 2010

Crime, fire and EMS reports for April 17, 2010

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HUD to Bishop: Give back our money

Grovetown was to be a low-income housing development under the direction of Cutliff Grove Family Resource Center.- J.D. Sumner, government writer