News archive from 16 November 2013

Nordqvist, Ryu, Phatlum tied for lead in Mexico

GUADALAJARA, Mexico -- Sweden's Anna Nordqvist and South Korea's So Yeon Ryu each birdied the final hole for a share of the second-round lead with Thailand's Pornanong Phatlum on Friday in the Lorena Ochoa Invitational Nordqvist and Ryu shot 5-under...

 

Canton wins state 11B with 20-14 win over Parkston

VERMILLION, S.D. -- Canton avenged its only loss of the season when it mattered most, beating Parkston 20-14 Friday in the state 11B championship game. Canton turned two kicking mistakes into second-half touchdowns to come back from a 7-0 deficit. The...

 

Ortiz rides 5 winners at Big A

NEW YORK -- Irad Ortiz Jr. rode five winners at Aqueduct on Friday — falling a victory shy of tying the New York Racing Association record. The mark was equaled most recently by Javier Castellano last Saturday. The five-win performance...

 

Scouting ReportsBy R. Cory Smith

Miami (7-2, 3-2 ACC) at Duke (7-2, 3-2 ACC) Kickoff: 3:30 p.m., Wallace Wade Stadium TV/Radio: ESPNU, WKIX-102.9, WDNC-620 PPG: Miami 35.0, Duke 33.4 Allowed: Miami 23.0, Duke 22.2 3 and out • Keep an eye on: Miami senior quarterback Stephen Morris....

 

Miami boy wounded in drive-by shooting

MIAMI -- Authorities say a young boy was asleep in his bed at his Miami home when he was wounded in a drive-by shooting. Police say one or more suspects in an SUV shot up cars and 9-year-old Dontrell Darling's home early Friday morning. The boy...

 

Duke Energy plan would let big energy users go green

Duke Energy Carolinas asked N.C. regulators Friday to approve a test program to let large energy users offset some of their new power needs with renewable energy. Duke described the program, which it calls the Green Source Rider, in April as Google...

 

Pedestrian struck by vehicle on Alabama 202

A man was airlifted to a Birmingham hospital with serious injuries Thursday evening after he was struck by a car on Alabama 202 by mile marker 7, according to Sgt. Steven Jarrett with the Alabama State Troopers. Jarrett said in an email statement that...

 
Outside help tamps down Dugger flames

Outside help tamps down Dugger flames

slideshow RABBITTOWN — Myron Sheche said he was skeptical when he got a call Tuesday saying he was needed to help put out a wildfire in Alabama. The firefighter from the Zuni Initial Attack team in New Mexico said he’s used to battling fires that burn...

 

Judge says she can’t look in to PCB settlement money

A judge today rebuffed another attempt by some Anniston residents to force public disclosure of payments to plaintiffs in the 2003 settlement of a lawsuit over PCBs pollution. Calhoun County Circuit Judge Debra Jones ruled Friday that her court has...

 
JSU sees dip in foreign enrollment, opposite of national trend

JSU sees dip in foreign enrollment, opposite of national trend

slideshow The number of international students studying at JSU has trended downward over the last five years, countering a national boom in enrollment by foreign scholars at American schools. Nationwide, the number of international students enrolled...

 

Calhoun Co. commission takes steps to replace dryers, repair fire damage

The Calhoun County Commission on Thursday declared the fire damage of clothes dryers at the county jail this week an emergency, in order to replace the machines and repair damage without working through state bid laws. A fire in the laundry room at...

 
Mike McCormack, first Panthers team president, dies at 83

Mike McCormack, first Panthers team president, dies at 83

Mike McCormack, the first general manager and president of the Carolina Panthers and first inductee into the team's Hall of Honor, died Friday. He was 83. The Hall of Honor is apt. Honorable is what McCormack was. “He was always good to...

 
Miami Dolphins' Jonathan Martin meets with NFL investigator for more than seven hours

Miami Dolphins' Jonathan Martin meets with NFL investigator for more than seven hours

Miami Dolphins offensive tackle Jonathan Martin met for more than seven hours on Friday with an NFL-appointed attorney who is investigating the team's bullying scandal and then told reporters he will meet with Dolphins owner Stephen Ross at some...

 

Saturday morning blitz

Hot reads • 1. Buckeyes? Puh-leeze: So, Ohio State, which had to rally in the fourth quarter to beat a Northwestern team that has lost five straight, wants some of Alabama. Ohio State, which gave up 34 to a Cal team that is 1-9 and scored 30 against...

 

Friday's Sports Transactions

TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Agreed to terms with 1B Dan Johnson on a minor league contract. PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Agreed to terms with LHP Cesar Jimenez on a minor league contract. GARY SOUTHSHORE RAILCATS — Released RHP...

 

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