Cordele — Crisp County High’s wrestling team placed second to the host school in last Friday’s Region 1-AAAA duals competition at Cairo High. A 42-30 vicim of the Syrupmakers in the finals, coach Todd George’s Cougars will be in Macon today and tomorrow as one of just 16 teams qualifying for the dual finals in their classification.
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Free basketball was on the menu not once but twice and victory wise Crisp County High feasted on it both times in a Tuesday night doubleheader against favored Westover foes.
Wilcox teams struggle vs. Coffee County
Wilcox High’s Patriots were held to their single-game points low for the young season and its Lady Patriots came within a point of matching their lowest production to date Tuesday night.
Wilcox dealt pair of one-sided losses by Turner County
To say that both Wilcox High basketball teams struggled mightily in their home openers Saturday night against neighboring Turner County would be putting it mildly.
Dooly's Harper gets her first varsity coaching win
Just as Wilcox County’s Clint Bloodsworth had done in Friday night’s competition at Lanier County where his Patriots prevailed, Dooly County’s Minnie Harper got her first varsity coaching victory Saturday.
Selection committee talks strength of schedule
The members of the College Football Playoff selection committee begin work next season. As for this season, they’ll pass on picking teams.
“None of us have done any work on that,” Clemson athletic director Dan Radakovich said. “We all made an agreement not to answer those questions.”
Alabama’s McCarron keeps pledge with Heisman trip
AJ McCarron has helped take Alabama to several prime destinations, from New Orleans to Miami and Southern California.
Now the third-ranked Crimson Tide’s quarterback, known for national titles and winning 12 times for every loss, gets to see New York for the first time — just the way he wanted to.
Walden, Braves agree to $1.49M, 1-year contract
Reliever Jordan Walden and the Atlanta Braves have agreed to a $1.49 million, one-year contract that avoided salary arbitration.
Patriots at Dolphins opens 3 weeks of showdowns
Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam “Pacman” Jones knows how it goes this time of the season, with so much at stake for so many teams.
Auburn bettors sitting pretty at 1,000-1 odds
Somewhere out there — the best guess would be in Alabama — there are 14 anxious gamblers with more than just school pride riding on Auburn winning the national championship.
Falcons could start 5 or more rookies on defense
The Falcons are giving rookies bigger roles, especially on defense, down the stretch of a lost season.
Coach Mike Smith said the commitment to youth which was so obvious in last week’s loss at Green Bay will continue on Sunday against Washington.
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