News for Sunday, February 14, 2010


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Region champs!

The Sherwood Christian boys basketball team wins its first GISA region championship in years, beating Tiftarea, 69-58, on Saturday night at Darton College.

Destruction of wildlife habitats should not be supported in a festival

It's that time of year again, when people congregate in a few scattered festivals across the Southeastern United States to celebrate the Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake. Well, I guess celebrate isn't the right word, since the snakes are eventually slaughtered.

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Struggling teams look overseas to fill tall order

Nebraska is among 214 Division I programs with at least one non-American player.

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'Noles beat Eagles

Michael Snaer made his case to the Florida State's go-to player, scoring 18 poitns during the Seminoles' 62-47 win against Boston College.

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Spillane takes silver in Nordic

Johnny Spillane becomes the first American to earn a medal in the Nordic combined normal hill event -- a sport that had long been dominated by Europeans.

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Unlikely hero

After two lengthy delays due to track potholes, Jamie McMurray wins his first Daytona 500 after holding off 2004 champion Dale Earnhardt Jr.

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UGA women cruise past Bama

Georgia women's basketball player Ashley Houts is at the top of her game against Alabama on Sunday while the 19th-ranked Lady Bulldogs win, 76-42, in Athens.

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GSW women swept in Peach Belt softball opener

Georgia Southwestern falls to 0-2 in the Peach Belt's softball standings after losing, 8-0 and 11-7, against UNC-Pembroke.

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GHSA postseason brackets take shape

Many GHSA region tournament fields are set. Some, such as Region 1-AAA, however, have to wait until after today's Westover-Peach County girls basketball game to determine where that tourney will end.

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Special Olympian donates five-years work to charity

Mark Green's collection of aluminum tabs will be donated to the Ronald McDonald House Charities.Ricki Barker, staff writer

'Kilroy' was inspiration in WWII

The familiar graffiti "Kilroy was here" is engraved on the National World War II monument in Washington, D.C.Ricki Barker, staff writer

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Twenty-year-old shot dead

A man on a visit to Albany and is shot dead while at a local hangout.Pete Skiba, staff writer

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City to host Special Olympic bowling event

The Strikers' Classic bowling invitational for Special Olympians is set for July 30.J.D. Sumner, government writer

Worship celebration planned

Event organizers say a praise and worship event scheduled Saturday will include a guest speaker, live music and free food.Ricki Barker, staff writer

UPDATE: Police seek 'persons of interest' in studio killing

Albany police say that a fight outside a local recording studio ended in the death of a 20-year-old out-of-towner and have released the names of five people they've labeled "persons of interest."