News for Saturday, March 5, 2011


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Drew's season ends at Elite 8

COLUMBUS--All good things have to come to an end.

Nolan, Emmaline Barnett

Funeral Home: Sherrell Funeral Home

Wheeler, Martha Faye

Age: 69

Henry, James T. Sr.

Age: 95

White, Kyson

Funeral Home: Sherrell Funeral Home

Powell, Marcus Jackson "Jack"

Funeral Home: Thomas L. Scroggs Funeral Directors

Griffin, Douglas Clay

Age: 50

Russell, Arthena "Sena"

Age: 89

Duncan, Mr. Tommy

Age: 73

Wise, Bobby Dean

Funeral Home: Sherrell Funeral Home

Elwer, James G.

Age: 84

Smith sinks Lovejoy's season

FORT VALLEY – Lovejoy spent two games in the Class AAAA tournament introducing opponents to its brand of frenetic defense, and two ranked teams had no answer for the Wildcats.

Newcomers help Forest Park get back to semifinals

FORT VALLEY – The minute after the Forest Park girls basketball team lost to Southwest DeKalb in the Class AAAA semifinals last season, expectations were placed on the Lady Panthers, and the pressure to fulfill them began.

Jonesboro withstands late rally to advance to Final Four

FORT VALLEY -- It wasn't the way Jonesboro coach Dan Maehlman wanted to see his team close the game, but he will take the end results.