UGA to open 2011 football season in Atlanta vs. Boise State; Mercer to restablish football program in 2013
Georgia will face the Broncos from Boise State in the 2011 opener, the schools announced Friday evening.
LOCAL SPORTS BRIEFS: Skinner misses Champions Tour card; Darton men's soccer wins consolation game, will play for 5th place at nationals on Sunday
Albany pro golfer Sonny Skinner finishes 17th at Champions Tour Q-School on Friday, which was just outside of where he needed to end to earn an exemption on next year's Tour.
The Atlanta Thrashers get a huge divisional win Friday night against the Capitals, 5-0, at home.
FIGHT CLUB: Martinez-Williams sqaure off in rematch of 2009 Fight of the Year; UFC 123 features Penn-Hughes showdown
B.J. Penn and Matt Hughes break their tie in a star-studded fight card tonight at UFC 123, while Sergio Martinez and Paul Williams face off in Round 2 tonight after one of last year's best brawls.
The Monroe boys and girls both handle business in their season openers Friday in a sweep of rival Albany.
The Yellow Jackets would usually be using Duke as a tune up for next week's showdown with Georgia, but instead they badly need to a win just to stay in the running for a bowl game.
A late drive propels Edmund Burke past SGA on Friday night in Damascus, ending the Warriors' state championship hopes in the GISA Class AA semifinals.
FRIDAY'S AREA PLAYOFF ROUNDUP: Americus-Sumter blanked by Sandy Creek; Miller mashed by Clinch; Cairo, Thomasville move on
Americus-Sumter fails to score against defending Class AAAA state champ Sandy Creek in a 48-0 beating, but ends its year with its best season since 2004.
Westwood improves to 12-0 after beating Briarwood, 54-13, in the semifinals of the GISA Class A state playoffs Friday night as the Wildcats will not play Memorial Day, which beat two-time defending state champ Terrell Academy in the bracket's other semifinal. (ADDS: breakout on Terrell Academy-Memorial Day game)
Trey Puckett's 40-yard field goal as time expired lifts Deerfield past Mount de Sales, 30-27, and into next week's AAA state title game.
School campus fencing and re-roofing projects have been recommended to bring before the DCSS Board for final approval.- Jennifer Maddox Parks, staff writer
The effort to establish a playground for area disabled children has gained momentum.- Jennifer Maddox Parks, staff writer
The Exchange Club of Albany honors two lifesaving emergency personnel of the year Friday.
Two men who authorities say were shot while trying to rob a card game Thursday trade hospital rooms for jail cells.
Crime, fire and EMS reports for Nov. 20, 2010
The group is raising scholarship funds for deserving college students, officials say.
The CEO/president of the Albany Area Chamber of Commerce says service expansion is important to the area.
Southeastern Conference commissioner Mike Slive has suspended Tennessee coach Bruce Pearl for the Volunteers' first eight conference games as punishment for violating NCAA rules and misleading investigators.