News archive from 7 October 2014

High school girls volleyball rankings for Oct. 6

High school girls volleyball rankings for Oct. 6

azcentral sports' Tyler Killian ranks the Top 10 teams in each division. Killian begins with Division I and works his way through Division V. These rankings are through matches played Oct. 4. Next to each team is its previous ranking (x respresents a...

AZCentral, 18:59 in Sport
 
Asked: When did the Phoenix Country Club start inviting minority members?

Asked: When did the Phoenix Country Club start inviting minority members?

Question from Robert: In around 2007, a gender discrimination suit was filed against the Phoenix Country Club. Can you tell me whether the club, which I believe was formed in the late 19th century, originally admitted only white males? If so, how and...

 
Phoenix historical neighborhood: Campus Vista

Phoenix historical neighborhood: Campus Vista

Fullscreen Campus Vista's north central location and proximity to Phoenix College made it an extremely desirable location for middle-class homebuyers. (Photo: Lisa DeForest/The Republic) Fullscreen Built in 1948, one of the few Colonial Revival-style...

 

Lightning kills 11 tribe members in Colombia

BOGOTA, Colombia Authorities say 11 members of a remote indigenous tribe along Colombia's Caribbean coast were killed when a lightning bolt struck a thatch-roofed hut where they were gathered. Military officials said Monday that another 15 members of...

 
State commission to consider handing over ownership of Jacksonville museum

State commission to consider handing over ownership of Jacksonville museum

MONTGOMERY — Faced with a big budget problem, Alabama's state government is planning to give away a little building in Jacksonville. Officials of the Alabama Historical Commission will meet Tuesday to discuss the possibility of handing over the Dr....

 

Run-ins with law, children out of wedlock, questionable financial records from his charity: The story of...

With a new season, a new coach and a $1 billion stadium on the way, the Minnesota Vikings turned to their undisputed star last summer to appear on the team's yearbook cover: Adrian Peterson, standing confidently in a dirty purple jersey. In an...

Dallas News, 19:22 in Sport
 

Charlotte-Area High School Football Players of the Week 10.06.14

Donnavan Spencer, Vance: Ran 30 times for 405 yards – a single-game Mecklenburg County rushing record – and 4 TDs in a 48-35 win over A.L. Brown. Pralowe Grier, West Charlotte: 20 carries for 221 yards and a touchdown in a 22-14...

 

Charlotte-Area High School Football Games of the Week 10.06.14

No. 2 Mallard Creek (5-1, 2-0 MECKA 8) at No. 13 Hough (4-2, 2-0), Fri, 7: Hough has won three of its past four and will look to upset the league favorite Mavericks and get into position for a title. West Charlotte (3-3, 1-1 MECKA 8) at No. 8 Vance...

 

Mecklenburg County Prep Football Standings 10.06.14

Southwestern 4A School All Conf.Butler6-12-0Independence7-02-0Rocky River5-22-0Myers Park2-40-1Porter Ridge0-60-1East Mecklenburg1-60-2Garinger0-50-2 SoMeck 8 4A School All Conf.Charlotte Catholic5-12-0Ardrey Kell5-12-0Providence5-12-0South...

 

Observer's Sweet 16 football poll 10.06.14

Mooresville jumps two spots and into the top five of the Sweet 16 in a busy week. There's lot of movement. The Blue Devils, enjoying one of the best starts in school history, beat county rival North Iredell 35-6 Saturday to improve to 6-0. Charlotte...

 
Officials: Man lights Phoenix apartment gas line on fire

Officials: Man lights Phoenix apartment gas line on fire

Authorities say a homeless man tampered with a gas line at a downtown Phoenix apartment building and lit it on fire Monday afternoon. Phoenix firefighters were called to First Avenue and Fillmore Street at about 1:30 p.m. and arrived to find a...

 
Islamic State wages assault on Syrian border town

Islamic State wages assault on Syrian border town

MURSITPINAR, Turkey (AP) — Islamic State fighters backed by tanks and artillery pushed into an embattled Syrian town on the border with Turkey on Monday, touching off heavy street battles with the town's Kurdish defenders. Hours after the militants...

 
Mexico mass grave shines light on troubled state

Mexico mass grave shines light on troubled state

IGUALA, Mexico (AP) — Revelations of mayhem, murder and mass graves shed light Monday on another deeply troubled region of Mexico, the southern state of Guerrero, where officials say city police in league with drug traffickers are suspected of...

 

Judge: Workers can operate closed Argentine plant

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina An Argentine judge has ruled that the shuttered local subsidiary of Chicago-based printing company R.R. Donnelley & Sons can continue operations under the control of a workers' cooperative. The company closed its plant on...

 

WRCM-FM to get new owner

Charlotte's contemporary Christian radio station WRCM-FM (“New Life” 91.9) is to be taken over by a California religious broadcaster under an agreement announced Monday. Columbia International University, which holds the license...

 

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