News for Sunday, March 7, 2010


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Delle Donne makes huge impact for Delaware

Delaware's Elena Delle Donne is poised to be the first freshman to lead the country in women's scoring.

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At UNO, going D-III raises ire, poses challenges

The University of New Orleans is dropping from NCAA Division I to III, beginning next season.

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Concussions on the rise in college hoops

Concussions are on the rise at an alarming rate in college basketball these days.

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'Noles sweep Dogs in weekend set

A Florida State weekend baseball sweep against Georgia leaves Bulldogs coach David Perno frustrated.

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Brown shines for GISA stars in loss

Deerfield-Windsor's Reggie Brown has a double-double for the GISA Class AAA all-stars which lost to private-school all-stars from South Carolina.

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Busch lives the high life in victory lane

After making a visit to Albany on Friday morning, 2004 Cup Series champion Kurt Busch repeats as the Kobalt Tools 500 winner Sunday at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

"Hurt Locker" top picture of 2009

The Iraq War drama "The Hurt Locker" won best picture and five other prizes Sunday at the Academy Awards, its haul including best director for Kathryn Bigelow. Sandra Bullock won best actress for "Blind Side," and Jeff Bridges won top actor for "Crazy Heart."

Oscar winners

Listing of Oscar winners Sunday night.

UGA's Extension Offices in peril

Farmers, among others, utilize UGA Extension Offices to gain practical and technical knowledge.Ethan Fowler, education writer

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Stories abound in weekend events

Unique and heartwarming stories are told at Albany's Mardi Gras festival.J.D. Sumner, government writer

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WWII Veteran Rish recalls 95 days in Pacific foxhole

World War II veteran Leon Rish lost about 100 pounds while fighting in the Pacific Theater with the Army.Ethan Fowler, education writer

Bike Race, Marathon and Mardis Gras festival photos now available online

Throughout the busy Mardis Gras Festival this weekend, Albany Herald Photographers snapped off photos capturing the events. Check back throughout the day to see all of the events from Saturday's fun-filled day.