May 2, 2008 RSS feed / Sports

Gaffney High track stars to take aim at state title

A trip to the state finals will be on the line this weekend when the Gaffney High track teams head to the state qualifier. All three girls relay teams will compete Saturday in the state qualifier meet at Spring Valley High School in Columbia. More...

Wren pitching too much for Lady Indians

Nothing could spark the Gaffney Lady Indians' bats on Wednesday. Stephanie Saylors allowed just nine hits and struck out 18 as Wren eliminated the Lady Indians, 4-2 and 10-0, in the district championship at Fuller Field. More...

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GAFFNEY JAYVEE GOLFERS - The Indians finished the season at 13-1 after a 154-179 victory over T.L. Hanna on Monday. More...

Pistons steamroll 76ers

PHILADELPHIA - The Philadelphia 76ers got the Detroit Pistons' attention. Then they got steamrolled. More...

'The Rock' is ready to roll

Historic N.C. facility prepares for its rebirth

It's no wonder that one of Andy Hillenburg's favorite movies is the classic "It's a Wonderful Life." In many ways, the movie is the story of Hillenburg's life. More...

Rick Minter's OBSERVATIONS

Key story lines as NASCAR heads to Richmond.

Finally: An exciting Talladega The Aaron's 499 at Talladega Superspeedway showed that NASCAR's Car of Tomorrow is capable of generating exciting races, as 52 lead changes among 20 drivers will attest. More...

BCS commissioners vote against proposed "plus-1"format

Next chance for college football playoff in 2014

Even a three-game playoff was too much for the BCS. Bowl Championship Series officials rejected a plan Wednesday to turn the much-criticized system for deciding a national champ into a playoff involving four teams, starting in the 2010 season. More...

Local golfer Coggins hoping to make waves in NCAA tournament play

Brandon Coggins is staying calm and focused as he prepares to play in the NCAA Division II super regional championship. Coggins will play May 5-7 in the Atlantic/Southeast Super Regional at The Point Lake Golf Club in Belmont, N.C. More...

Montgomery indicted on heroin distribution charges

NORFOLK, Va. - Former Gaffney High track star Tim Montgomery has been indicted on heroin distribution charges, the Virginian-Pilot of Norfolk reported Thursday. More...

Former USC coach among inductees into College Football Hall of Fame

NEW YORK - Lou Holtz's first big break in his Hall of Fame career came when he got dumped by his girlfriend. More...

BRIEFS

Summer basketball league registration continues Registration is continuing at SageSport, the Boys and Girls Club and the Recreation District for the Cherokee County Summer Youth Basketball League. The league is for boys and girls ages 5 to 17. More...

Leicht making the most of tough times

In 2006, David Gilliland scored an upset victory at Kentucky in the former Busch Series and within weeks had signed with Robert Yates Racing as a full-time Sprint Cup driver. More...

SPRINT CUP STANDINGS

1. Jeff Burton 1,347; leader 2. Kyle Busch 1,325; behind: -22 3. Dale Earnhardt Jr. 1,268; behind: -79 4. Denny Hamlin 1,248; behind: -99 5. Jimmie Johnson 1,245; behind: -102 6. Kevin Harvick 1,208; behind: -139 7. More...

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