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Nearly 120 two-member teams competed in the 39th annual bass fishing tournament
Clint Meeks of Plaines and Clint Brown of Bainbridge claim first place in the 39th annual Team Bass Tournament, which was conducted Saturday to benefit Megan’s House.
Winston impressed representatives from all 32 NFL teams Tuesday
Some scouts viewed Winston’s workout as more of a formality than a true test, as the quarterback projected by virtually everyone to go No. 1 overall had more to lose than to gain.
It seems the four-time Masters Tournament champion is working out the kinks in his game today in Augusta.
Woods announced an indefinite leave of absence to work on the flaws in his game on Feb. 11. and may be practicing in Augusta.
Detroit defeated Atlanta 105-95 at home Tuesday night
The Atlanta Hawks fell to the Detriot 105-95 and have lost two of the last three games.
Spartans return to Final Four
It will be the seventh Final Four for Michigan State coach Tom Izzo, who is now 21-4 in the second game of an NCAA Tournament weekend and 13-9 in the NCAA Tournament when Michigan State is the lower seed — the most lower-seeded victories in NCAA history.
Denny Hamlin holds off Brad Keselowski
Team Penske teammates Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano finished second and third, respectively. Hamlin’s Joe Gibbs Racing teammates, Matt Kenseth and David Ragan rounded out the top five.
Jimmy Walker claims four-stroke victory over Jordan Spieth
Jimmy Walker, who stormed to a nine-shot win at the Sony Open in Hawaii in January, began the day with a four-shot lead and was never seriously threatened as the San Antonio area resident shot a two-under 70 for an 11-under-par 277 total.
Wildcats advance to fourth Final Four in past five seasons
Kentucky (38-0) will face Wisconsin (35-3) in the national semifinals next Saturday.
Badgers eliminate Arizona for second straight season
The Wisconsin Badgers benefited from 3-point shooting in the second half and advanced to their second straight Final Four.
After clinching Eastern Conference on Friday, Hornets tops Hawks’ backups
The Hornets took control of the game early in the third quarter, led by 14 going into the fourth, and never let the Hawks seriously threaten the rest of the way.
Trojans will be competing against 13 others in the GHSA championships at Ft. Benning on April 4
The Lee County Riflery team consists of six members — Courtney Weekley, Katelyn Howell, Garrett Botkin, Michael Roberts, Trotter Brown and Madisyn Haire.
OUTDOORS COLUMNIST: I wrote a column and won a bet praising the lowdown catfish
The catfish is a noble creature with whom I’ll always share a special bond.
Post-spawn is a traditional transition time for crappies
Anglers wishing to catch a limit of fish for the fryer and the freezer must learn how to pinpoint them to be successful.
Braves open on April 6 at Miami
After Julio Teheran made what will be his longest outing of the season on Friday, manager Fredi Gonzalez said Teheran will start against the Marlins as long as he’s healthy.