News archive from 22 November 2013

More than 100 animals removed from home in child abuse case

MONROE There were 103 animals taken from the 5-acre farm of the family at the center of a child abuse case in Union County, authorities said. That's a record for one place, said Lt. Michelle Starnes, who is in charge of county animal services for the...

 

Red Sox postseason share price drops to $307,323

NEW YORK -- A full postseason share for the World Series champion Boston Red Sox was worth $307,323, down from a record $370,873 for the San Francisco Giants last year. The players' pool dropped to $62.7 million from a record $65.4 million, Major...

 

Capitani replaces Bauerle for Duel meet in Glasgow

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Carol Capitani will take over as head coach of the U.S. women's team for the Duel in the Pool meet next month. USA Swimming announced Thursday that Capitani is taking the place of Jack Bauerle, who is scheduled for...

 

Not every year is Meyer sorry to see seniors go

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- What's brewing with the 2013 Ohio State Buckeyes ... BUCKEYES BUZZ: Coaches are hired to recruit and to win. Sometimes, along the way, they get attached to the kids who are passing through their program. Such is the case with Urban...

 

EMU, anti-abortion group settle lawsuit

YPSILANTI - Eastern Michigan University has agreed to pay the legal fees of a student group that sued in a dispute over money for an anti-abortion display on campus. The Ypsilanti school and Students for Life said Thursday they've settled their...

 

Pick 7: Observer football game picks x.x.x

Bret McCormickBill KiserCorey InscoeSergio TovarLangston Wertz Jr.Rock Hill HeraldLake Norman NewsSouth Charlotte NewsCharlotteobserver.comThe Charlotte ObserverLast Week4-35-26-15-25-2This Season55-3665-2661-3061-3060-31Parkwood at Forest HillsForest...

 

NY Times journalist, author Mitgang dies at age 93

NEW YORK -- Prolific author and longtime New York Times journalist Herbert Mitgang has died at age 93. Lee Mitgang says his father died Thursday at his New York home from a recent onset of pneumonia. Herbert Mitgang spent decades at the Times starting...

 

Observer's Sweet 16 football poll x.x.x

Rk.Team (Class)Rec.1Mallard Creek (4A)12-02Rock Hill Northwestern (4A)12-03South Point (3A)12-04Charlotte Christian (IND)12-05Crest (3A)11-16Rock Hill South Pointe (4A)10-27Charlotte Catholic (4A)10-28Butler (4A)9-39Hough (4A)10-210Concord...

 

High school football gameday x.x.x

Meck matchups Butler (9-3) vs. Independence (8-4) at Memorial Stadium. Independence has lost three games this season by three points and a fourth game by seven. The Patriots won a close game in the first round of the playoffs, upsetting a Hough team...

 
On the field or off, Panthers' Steve Smith won't back down

On the field or off, Panthers' Steve Smith won't back down

Panthers wide receiver Steve Smith has never been shy about getting in the face of an opponent – usually a defensive player who's bigger than he is – to make a point. But it was Smith's pointed words to teammates last month that...

 

Observer's Sweet 16 boys basketball poll 11.22.13

Rk. Team (Class) Rec.1.Providence Day (IND)2-02.Hough (4A)1-03.Independence (4A)1-04.West Charlotte (4A)1-05.Hunter Huss (2A)0-06.Shelby (2A)1-07.Lake Norman (4A)0-08.Olympic (4A)0-09.Butler (4A)0-110.Rock Hill South Pointe (4A)0-011.Concord...

 
Michigan 85, Long Beach State 61: Wolverines set tourney 3-point record in victory

Michigan 85, Long Beach State 61: Wolverines set tourney 3-point record in victory

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO - It's going to be tough for the Michigan basketball team's offense to fade for long. Even in a choppy loss at Iowa State, the Wolverines still broke 70 points. So it was no surprise that they soared past 80 today, cruising past...

 

Ducks acquire RW Jackman from Calgary for pick

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The Anaheim Ducks have acquired right wing Tim Jackman from the Calgary Flames for a sixth-round pick in the 2014 draft. The clubs made the trade Thursday. Jackman has one goal and 41 penalty minutes in 10 games for Calgary this...

 

Iran nuclear talks falter as France again demands ‘tough stance'

GENEVA France demanded Thursday that the United States and its allies show “firmness” in negotiating with Iran, injecting new uncertainty into the high-stakes talks to curb Iran's nuclear program, which earlier had appeared to be...

 
A&M to make 1st trip to Death Valley since 1994

A&M to make 1st trip to Death Valley since 1994

COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- No. 9 Texas A&M and 18th-ranked LSU had a fierce rivalry when the schools met each year from 1986-1995. The rivalry has been renewed now that they're both in the Southeastern Conference, though most of the players are too...

 

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