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Game at Lyman Ward on Friday will not be played
Since Lyman’s Ward only other open date conflicts with Sherwood’s region schedule, the game won’t be made up, giving the Eagles two straight open dates.
Quarterback three three interceptions against Bengals last week
Matt Ryan had a sub-50 passer rating for only the fourth time in his career against Cincinnati, over 96 regular-season games.
Lockett is one of the nation’s top receivers
Top receivers were able to carve up the Auburn defense last season and Lockett could add his name to the list of banner receiving performances against the Tigers, who can’t afford to double-team him because of the dual threat posed by Wildcats quarterback Jake Waters.
Few superstars have a hold on their city like Peyton Manning does
If only the Denber Bronco defense can limit opponent scoring to match Peyton Manning’s skillful efforts, the Broncos may well return to the Super Bowl.
As Braves struggle, Nationals clinch division title
The Braves are 58-69 since a 17-7 start and they’re under .500 for the first time since losing their season opener.
Keselowski is top seed after a series-leading four wins in 26 races that resulted in 2,012 points
Brad Keselowski claimed the top seed in the 11th hour with a dominating performance and a win in the Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond (Va.) International Raceway last Saturday in the final race of the regular season.
SEC’s leading returning tackler and a consensus preseason All-SEC choice, Wilson was substituted for against Clemson
Ramik Wilson missed 12 practices during preseason camp due to a concussion suffered in the second week and he was not listed as the starter heading into the Clemson game — sophomore Tim Kimbrough was — but ended up getting the nod in a game-time decision.
World number one golfer is two strokes behind leader Billy Horschel
The world number one, hunting his fifth victory of the year worldwide, fired a five-under-par 65 on a steamy day at East Lake Golf Club to finish at six under, two strokes off the lead in the PGA Tour’s fourth and final playoff event.
Waller returns after serving two-game suspension
The Georgia Tech wide receiver will return a humbled, more dedicated player for today’s game against Georgia Southern.
Views of the large bird have been mixed for many years
Many early naturalists felt negatively toward owls, considering them highly destructive birds and wanton killers but that perception has changed in recent years.
Knights score early, then hold on
Westfield turned the ball over three times in the first half, paving the way for an early Knights lead.
Wildcats score early and often
Laney scored on all but two possessions in the first half and Albany crossed midfield just twice on the night.
Bearcats rally for 7-6 victory over Tornadoes
(ADDS: Miller County-Pelham, Seminole County-Mitchell County, Baconton-Atkinson County, Terrell Academy-Crisp Academy, Tift County-Baldwin, Tiftarea-Pinewood Christian, Southland-Southwest Georgia, Wilcox County-Calhoun County, Turner County-Randolph-Clay)
Tuskegee preseason pick to win SIAC
As much as the Rams are hoping to start their conference schedule on a winning note, Mike White also wants his team to improve.
Indians entertain speedy Laney Wildcats at Hugh Mills Stadium
The Albany Indians (0-1) are still frustrated by last week’s game in which lightning forced the cancellation of the remainder of their contest against Terrell County with Albany High leading in the second quarter.
Two GISA powers meet at Webb Memorial Stadium tonight
When the two teams met last year in a midseason region battle, Westfield needed overtime to beat the Deerfield-Windsor Knights 28-21 when Stuart Smith’s touchdown broke a 21-all tie.
Senior wants to end high school career strong
Brentavious Glanton commands his fair share of attention on the defensive line, but he said the Tornadoes defense is a force to be reckoned with.
Gamecock coach is 15-6 against Bulldogs, but just 4-5 since he’s been at South Carolina
Steve Spurrier is proud to say that 15 of his 200 SEC coaching victories have come against the Georgia Bulldogs.
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Braves’ shortstop replaced in lineup on Wednesday
After hitting .248 with 50 extra-base hits including 17 home runs and a .692 on-base-plus-slugging percentage in 2013, the Gold Glove shortstop Andrelton Simmons has hit .238 with 26 extra-base hits (seven homers) and a .611 OPS in 2014.