News archive from 8 March 2014

Santiago throws 4 shutout innings, Cubs top Angels

TEMPE, ARIZ. -- Los Angeles Angels lefty Hector Santiago kept up his push for a starting spot, pitching four shutout innings Friday in a 3-2 loss to the Chicago Cubs in a split-squad game. In his second spring start, Santiago allowed only one hit and...

 

Canelo Alvarez wants to put Mayweather in past

LAS VEGAS -- Canelo Alvarez gets a pass, if only because everyone who fights Floyd Mayweather Jr. gets a pass. Lose a second fight to someone not named Mayweather, though, and the red-haired Mexican's star could begin to fade. "I learned a lot...

 
Ohio dad discovers missing 11-year-old daughter living with sexual deviant

Ohio dad discovers missing 11-year-old daughter living with sexual deviant

An Ohio dad’s desperate search for his daughter led him right to an alleged sexual predator’s lair. The dad discovered that his missing 11-year-old had been lured into a relationship with Christopher Sims, a 30-year-old man, after the pair met on...

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Duke CEO: Customers should pay ash pond costs

Duke Energy expects its 3.2 million North Carolina customers to pay the costs of closing its ash ponds, CEO Lynn Good said Friday. Duke is preparing a response to Gov. Pat McCrory's request last week that his former employer supply options, costs and...

 

Jacksonville Council to discuss land negotiations with school leaders

The Jacksonville City Council is poised to take another step toward giving land to the Board of Education for a new school. According to the agenda for Monday’s meeting, the council will conduct a first reading of an ordinance that would transfer land...

 

City to hire new director for Oxford Performing Arts Center

The deadline to apply for the job of director of Oxford’s multi-million-dollar performing arts center was Friday, and the venue continues to draw larger acts and crowds, city officials said. By noon Friday six applicants were qualified for the civil...

 

Woman killed in single-vehicle crash in Cleburne County

An Etowah County woman was killed in a one-car crash in Cleburne County Tuesday just before noon. Wynell Studdard McDougal, 64 was driving a silver four-door Kia sedan north on U.S. 431 toward Hollis Crossroads when she drove off the road and hit a...

 

Recap: Colorado vs. LA Angels

Scottsdale, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) - Troy Tulowitzki belted a pair of homers and knocked in three runs in Colorado's 7-2 spring training win over the Angels. Tulowitzki connected for a solo blast with two outs in the opening inning and a two-run shot...

 

Former NHL player Moore still seeks resolution

MONTREAL -- It has been 10 years since Steve Moore's NHL career ended with an attack by former Vancouver Canucks forward Todd Bertuzzi. The 35-year-old Moore says he still suffers from headaches and low energy, even if he feels better overall and...

 

The Citadel upsets UNCG 86-76 to advance in SoCon

ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- Ashton Moore scored 24, Matt Van Scyoc added 20 and 11th-seeded The Citadel beat No. 6 seed UNCG 86-76 on Friday to advance to the semifinals of the Southern Conference tournament. Quinton Marshall's dunk, with 11:44 left in the...

 

Driscoll vaults ahead in Puerto Rico

Rio Grande, PR (SportsNetwork.com) - James Driscoll fired a 9-under 63 on Friday to vault into a 1-stroke lead at the Puerto Rico Open. Driscoll, who is seeking his first career win on the PGA Tour, finished 36 holes at Trump International Golf Club...

 

Hackberry girls win Class C title

LAKE CHARLES, La. -- Destiny Simon scored 24 points to lead Hackberry to the Class C state championship Friday with a 46-35 win over Summerfield. Hackberry (29-4) never trailed and scored the first seven points of the fourth quarter to extend its lead...

 

Kendrick beats Wesleyan 69-58 in Class AA

MACON, Ga. -- Kahlia Lawrence scored 25 points to lead Kendrick to a 69-58 win over Wesleyan Friday in the GHSA Class AA girls state championship game at the Macon Coliseum. The Cherokees (32-0) won their second state title in school history, denying...

 
Ross hitless again; Padres beat Brewers 6-2

Ross hitless again; Padres beat Brewers 6-2

PHOENIX -- Tyson Ross pitched hitless ball for the second straight start, helping the San Diego Padres beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-2 Friday. Competing for the No. 3 spot in the San Diego rotation, Ross struck out three in three innings and walked...

 

Carrasco strikes out 6, Indians beat Cubs 7-2

MESA, Ariz. -- Edwin Jackson allowed three runs and four hits in three innings for the Cubs while Carlos Carrasco struck out six of the 12 batters he faced in leading the Cleveland Indians over a Chicago split-squad 7-2 Friday. Jackson, coming off a...

 

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