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LOCAL COLLEGE BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Lady Rams — playing with heavy hearts in remembrance of Bradley — wins first game of season Sunday
After learning about the death of Albany State Sports Information Director Edythe Bradley, the Lady Rams go out and get an inspirational win against Georgia Southwestern. (ADDS: Darton women, GSW men, Albany Tech men and women)
Apparently, some of my fellow Americans want to secede from the union, undaunted by the disastrous result of that infamous attempt back in the 19th century. They are likely congenital cranks, destined to be dissatisfied.
For as long as I can remember, I’ve always thought about waking up obscenely early the morning after Thanksgiving, to check out the goings-on at the toy or department store. Not because I wanted to shop, but to visit the safari — it’s always struck me as quite the exotic mystery, why anyone would want to walk away from a calm morning with family or friends to fight for a parking spot. Of course, now indelibly imprinted in our brains are news images of packed stores on Thanksgiving night itself.
Ahmad Brooks and Donte Whitner returned interceptions for touchdowns, the 49ers sacked Drew Brees five times, and San Francisco end the New Orleans Saints’ three-game winning streak with a 31-21 victory.
Notre Dame’s win vs. USC cemented its spot in the national championship game, while Saturday’s SEC title game between UGA and Alabama will decide the Irish’s opponent.
The Yellow Jackets knock off dangerous mid-major St. Mary’s on Sunday in the DirecTV Classic third-place game.
Auburn coach Gene Chizik is fired Sunday less than two years after the Tigers went undefeated and won the national championship.
Another week, another gritty win by the high-flying Falcons, who not only beat a division rival Sunday in Tampa Bay, 24-23, but also improved to a league-best 10-1.
Edythe Bradley, who spent 16 years as Albany State’s first female Sports Information Director, dies Saturday in Thomasville at age 46 from a brain hemorrhage as the result of a brain aneurysm. (UPDATED: Sunday evening with additional details, quotes, reaction)
These are the most-read stories in the Albany Herald for the week of November 16-23, 2012.
Nancy Mercer Wynn died Saturday.
Edythe Yvonne Bradley died Saturday.
Thomas J. Young died Wednesday.
Regina Lynn Gary Street died Sunday.
Allen Moore died Tuesday.
Dr. James Everett McMillin died Saturday.
Woodrow W. Jenkins died Saturday.
Jimmy Hawkins died Wednesday.
Jesse Fliggins died Sunday.
Kenneth Bridges died Saturday.
The former Morningside principal was charged with school lunch fraud in November 2011.
It's happened before and it'll happen again. There's a close contest and the side that comes out on the short end wants to take its ball and go home. If we can't win, they decide, we'll go play somewhere else where we can. And just as certainly, those who take that knee-jerk approach will fume for a while and then come back for another game.
Atlanta’s 9-1 record will be put to a serious test today by an improved Tampa Bay team that’s still alive in the division race if it can beat the Falcons today.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL --- TOP 25 ROUNDUP: No. 1 Notre Dame downs USC, reaches BCS title game; Suspended Ohio State caps perfect 12-0 season
Notre Dame locks up its spot in the BCS National Championship game Saturday night with a 22-13 win against USC in Los Angeles.