News for Saturday, January 9, 2010


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Tuberville back in coaching, hired by Texas Tech

After leaving Auburn under mysterious circumstances, Tommy Tuberville is back in coaching, accepting the head job at Texas Tech on Saturday.

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COLLEGE HOOPS ROUNDUP: Georgia Tech stuns Duke; UK drops UGA

Coming off a loss to Georgia earlier this week, the Yellow Jackets bounce back in a big way Saturday by beating No. 5 Duke in Atlanta.

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SATURDAY NIGHT PREP HOOPS ROUNDUP (Web exclusive): Lee County boys top Worth, make small strides

Lee County's boys and girls beat Worth on Saturday, while Calhoun County's two teams do the same to Stewart County and Miller Count boys nearly upset Herald No. 3 Bainbridge.

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DWS swim star Withers paces boys to record finish (Web exclsuive)

Taylor Withers, the two-time reigning Herald Player of the Year for boys swimming, won three events and paced the Knights to a third-place finish at a 24-team meet in Atlanta --- the highest placing in school history for a meet that size.

Oh yeah, now I remember

It's a funny story...My cell phone buzzed in the pocket of my jacket.

Athletic training takes flight out on the golf course

I am an athlete.I may not dribble a ball down a court and call out plays anymore, and I will never again stand at home plate awaiting the next pitch, but I am still an athlete.

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Herald No. 3 Lady Patriots avenge loss to No. 2 Randolph-Clay; Westover boys rebound from loss to Monroe

The Herald's No. 3 Westover Lady Patriots rebound from Friday's loss against Monroe to beat No. 2 Randolph-Clay in Cuthbert.

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Knights lose clash of titans

After an 11-0 start, Deerfield runs into two-time defending Class A champ First Presbyterian Christian on Saturday, falling short, 58-57, in a thrilling battle that marked its first loss.

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If there were any doubters of just how good The Herald's No. 1 boys team, Monroe High, is this season, the Tornadoes silenced the critics by beating all three city rivals in one week, capping it with a big win Saturday against Albany High.

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Westover's Ochie out of hospital, held from action

After a scary fall left him out cold and in the hospital from Friday's game against Monroe, Westover's Onochie Ochie is released Saturday and won't play again until he is medically cleared by doctors.

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GSW women's coach wins 100th career game; men fall

GSW women's basketball coach Kelly Britsky wins her 100th career win Saturday against Montevallo.

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ATC men lose, start region play off 0-2

The Albany Tech men have lost four games this year by a point or two, including one Wednesday to Coastal Georgia, and its tough luck continued Saturday with a 77-66 loss to Georgia Perimeter.

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Canine Crime Fighters: Drug dogs becoming a valuable asset to ADDU

ADDU says drug dogs have a significant impact on the work the drug unit does.Ricki Barker, staff writer

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Duffy Lee's top salesman

The chairman of the Lee County Commission uses the skills he acquired in the corporate world to benefit the county.Carlton Fletcher, metro editor

Bill White heading to retirement

Bill White, a longtime Albany restaurant owner, is planning to sell his business and retire.