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Devin Golden: Rivalry could meet again with region title at stake
Five local high school basketball teams remain — three already clinching spots in the state tournament — and have their eyes on winning region championships.
In a perfect world, Region 7-4A’s boys title will be a memorable one.
Loran Smith: Determined Bulldog finds his place in NFL
When Marlon Brown — the oft-injured University of Georgia wide receiver whose career in Athens was ended by anterior cruciate ligament surgery — received scant attention at the NFL combine last spring, he didn’t let it affect his attitude. When he wasn’t drafted, he did not despair.
Jamie Jones: Returns and a turn
Here are the notes and new items from the week in pro wrestling: Jeff Hardy returns to TNA at the “Lockdown” pay-per-view on March 9.
Norman Arey: Will Sam’s draft stock rise or fall?
I’ll admit to being absolutely stymied while trying to decide which startling news development in sports I should share with you on this day.
Devin Golden: Hoops eyes look toward postseason, state berths
This is the week the number of local high school basketball teams still playing drops.
How many will make the state tournament? Three? Five? Seven?
Loran Smith: Despite reports, QBs can't do it alone
What does it take to win a Super Bowl? Here’s what former Minnesota Vikings quarterback Fran Tarkenton — who, like Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, is among the signal callers who has lost the big game more than once — had to say following Seattle’s 43-8 win over Denver last Sunday: “It takes a village, and they have to be in their prime.”
Norman Arey: Just let the kids play
I want to tell you two stories. In Mooresville, N.C., a small community not too far from Charlotte, school officials have told football coach Hal Capps to quit leading his team in pregame or postgame prayers. Separation of church and state and all. Parents had complained.
Jamie Jones: Thursday night showdown coming
Here are the notes and new items from the week in pro wrestling: C.M. Punk is vanishing from WWE. Punk, who is rumored to have left the organization, had his bio removed from WWE’s website.
Norman Arey: Super Bowl goes bust
OK, let’s get this out of the way so we can discuss more interesting topics. Yes, that was one of the worst Super Bowls in history.
Devin Golden: Dalton-NW basketball game could decide sub-region's top seed
Last week’s winter weather made this week’s already-busy six-day stretch even busier.
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