News for Friday, November 5, 2010


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TCC 41, Bainbridge 34: Pilcher almost leads Bainbridge to win vs. old school in second trip back

TCC uses 358 rushing yards to beat Bainbridge at its own game in a shootout Friday night in Thomas County, 41-34.

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November Nine: WSOP Main Event final table plays out tonight

The final nine players left at the World Series of Poker's Main Event, who bagged their chips three months ago and have been waiting to return, play out the final table tonight in Las Vegas down to two, who will return Monday to decide the new world champ and $9 million first-place prize.

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Notre Dame prez: We are at fault for student's death

The Notre Dame president accepts personal responsibility Friday for the death of a student videographer, saying the school "failed to protect him."

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Deerfield completes 10-0 season with rout of Southland

The GISA Class AAA No. 1-ranked Knights finish out just their third perfect 10-0 season in school history Friday with a rout of its biggest rival Southland, 40-7.

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Check out The Herald's weekly breakdown of high school football around Southwest Georgia, including: Herald Fab 5 Poll --- "How They Fared"; Quote of the Night -- "They Said It"; area scoreboard; "By The Numbers"; state scoreboard

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FRIDAY NIGHT PREP FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: In Brown's return, Seminole storms past a Randolph-Clay team that loses 22 seniors during both teams' finale

Seminole County RB Chris Brown, who was thought to be lost for the season after dislocating his hip in the team's final preseason game months ago, returns Friday night for the first time and rushes for 188 yards and two scores in a 47-19 rout of Randolph-Clay, which says good bye to its enormous senior class after the loss. (ADDS: roundup items on Sherwood, Terrell Academy-Randolph Southern, Albany, SGA, Miller County, Early County, Worth County, Calhoun-Pelham and Baconton).

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Mitchell holds off Terrell late, wraps perfect region record

The Eagles have to rally, then hold off a furious late rally by the Greenwave at home on Senior Night as they finish perfect in Region 1-A after a hard-fought 17-15 victory.

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Auburn: We had 'no contact' with the alleged Newton rep

The Tigers get out in front of the budding scandal involving their Heisman Trophy front-runner QB Cameron Newton on Friday, saying the school did nothing improper in trying to land Newton and had no contact with Newton's alleged representative.

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UGA needs at least a win vs. Idaho State to reach bowl

Florida ended Georgia's hopes of winning the SEC East last week in that crushing overtime win, but now the Bulldogs have a new goal: win two more games and reach a bowl.

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Pouring it on thick

The Syrupmakers don't hold anything back Friday as they storm Americus and hand the Panthers their worst loss of the season, while winning the Region 1-AAA title in the process.

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Terminal bids being reviewed

New renderings of a proposed terminal building at the Southwest Georgia Regional Airport will be available soon.

Strengthening families is goal of new group in Albany

An Albany group plans to help educate youth, empower parents and strengthen families.

Second arrested in probe

Albany Police announce second arrest in copper theft investigation and obtain warrants for two more suspects.

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Celebrating a century in Sylvester

Myrtle Fowler celebrated her 100th birthday Oct. 31.

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Fundraiser for athlete with cancer approaching

A 21-year-old baseball player says cancer isn't slowing him down.

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Report: Auburn star QB Newton wanted payment for commitment

Auburn's exciting quarterback Cam Newton reportedly wanted a payment of $200,000 to attend Mississippi State during his recruitment out of junior college last year.