The Norfolk Tides fought back from another early deficit Friday night at Harbor Park, but fell for the fourth-straight night to the Triple-A Gwinnett Braves 5-3 in front of 3,067 fans.
The United Way of White County kicks off a week filled with golf tournaments with its ninth annual Celebrity Golf Tournament beginning at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Innsbruck Golf Course in Helen.
AUGUSTA - Charl Schwartzel gave this Masters a finish it deserved. On an amazing Sunday at Augusta National, where the roars came from everywhere and for everyone and didn't stop until it was over, Schwartzel emerged from the madness by becoming the first Masters champion to close with four straight birdies. His final putt from 20 feet curled into the side of the cup for a 6-under 66, the best closing round at the Masters ...
AUGUSTA - On the far end of the course Wednesday, near the only palm tree at Augusta National, Lee Westwood rolled long putts across the fourth green as he practiced alone on a quiet afternoon before the Masters.
AUGUSTA - He is the talk of the Masters, and for good reason. No other player can top his record at Augusta National over the last decade, with three green jackets, eight finishes in the top five and a signature moment just about every year.
HOUSTON - The only thing that could stop Kemba Walker and Connecticut's amazing run was the final buzzer.
ATLANTA - Ron Hunter left IUPUI after 17 seasons to take over at Georgia State, a men's basketball program that has struggled through most of its existence.
The fairways and greens at Chattahoochee Golf Club will be filled with professionals this week, as the National Golf Association, presented by Hooters of America, returns for the Charter Childhood Cancer Awareness Classic that starts today and ends Sunday.
ATLANTA - Georgia will open the NCAA tournament in a familiar SEC arena and Georgia Tech will travel to Columbus, Ohio, for first-round games this weekend.
The tournament's official name, and what's engraved on the trophy, is the Royal Lakes Invitational, but area high schoolgolf teams refer to it as the Hall County championships.
Florida State and Ohio State are in position to play for the BCS national championship, though Auburn and Missouri are close enough behind in the BCS standings to put pressure on the Buckeyes.
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