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Lady Eagles use teamwork to secure victory
January 19, 2010 – 11:12 pm
Lady Eagles use teamwork to secure victory

The Tamassee-Salem girls’ basketball team did not send the best player onto the court Tuesday night against Dixie, but it did send the best team.

High school roundup: Holland’s record performance leads Bobcats to victory
January 19, 2010 – 11:10 pm
High school roundup: Holland’s record performance leads Bobcats to victory

Led by a 46-point offensive outburst from freshman Kianna Holland that established a new school record, the Seneca High School girls’ basketball team thumped Belton-Honea Path on Tuesday night by a final score of 87-55.

Steele has change of heart, opts to remain at Clemson
January 19, 2010 – 11:10 pm
Steele has change of heart, opts to remain at Clemson

Defensive coordinator Kevin Steele has decided to remain at Clemson after initially accepting an offer to assume the same position on new Tennessee head coach Derek Dooley’s staff, multiple sources have confirmed to The Journal.

Former Seneca star Brookins earns SEC honor
January 19, 2010 – 11:05 pm
Former Seneca star Brookins earns SEC honor

Former Seneca High School standout and current South Carolina runner LaKya Brookins has started the indoor track and field right where she left off last year.

Tigers’ Sinkler named ACC Track and Field Women’s Performer-of-the-Week
January 19, 2010 – 11:05 pm
Tigers’ Sinkler named ACC Track and Field Women’s Performer-of-the-Week

For the second straight week, the Clemson women’s track and field program has produced an ACC Performer-of-the-Week. Last week, Brianna Rollins won the honor as a first-year freshman. Tuesday, the league honored junior April Sinkler as its women’s weekly top performer.

SWU’s Restrepo, Villafranco named NCCAA All-Americans
January 19, 2010 – 11:05 pm
SWU’s Restrepo, Villafranco named NCCAA All-Americans

Southern Wesleyan men’s soccer players Daniel Restrepo and Henry Villafranco have been named to the National Christian College Athletic Association Men’s Soccer Division I Honorable Mention All-American Team.

Out go drinking games in booze crackdown
January 19, 2010 – 11:00 pm
Out go drinking games in booze crackdown

Tough new rules for pubs and clubs — including a ban on drinking games like the infamous “dentist’s chair” — will be introduced in Britain this year in a bid to curb a heavy drinking culture that costs the country billions of a pounds a year.

Deuce McAllister retiring from football
January 19, 2010 – 11:00 pm
Deuce McAllister retiring from football

Deuce McAllister has decided to retire from pro football, ending an injury-plagued eight-year career in which he rewrote the New Orleans Saints’ rushing records.

At least 30 Haiti soccer deaths in quake
January 19, 2010 – 11:00 pm
At least 30 Haiti soccer deaths in quake

At least 30 members of Haiti’s soccer federation, including an undetermined number of players, died in the country’s earthquake, regional soccer authorities said Tuesday.

Lincecum seeks record $13 million in arbitration
January 19, 2010 – 11:00 pm
Lincecum seeks record $13 million in arbitration

Two-time NL Cy Young Award winner Tim Lincecum asked for a record $13 million in salary arbitration on Tuesday, while the San Francisco Giants offered their ace $8 million.

Jones indicates Phillips back in 2010
January 19, 2010 – 11:00 pm
Jones indicates Phillips back in 2010

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is giving every indication that he is picking up coach Wade Phillips’ contract option for the 2010 season, and likely keeping him longer.

Bills hire Chan Gailey as head coach
January 19, 2010 – 11:00 pm
Bills hire Chan Gailey as head coach

Chan Gailey’s second chance to prove himself as an NFL head coach comes with plenty of challenges.

Jay-Z, Muse, Gorillaz headline Coachella festival
January 19, 2010 – 11:00 pm
Jay-Z, Muse, Gorillaz headline Coachella festival

Jay-Z, Muse and Gorillaz will headline the 11th annual Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, to be held April 16-18 in southern California.

Letterman case will go to trial: NY judge
January 19, 2010 – 11:00 pm
Letterman case will go to trial: NY judge

A New York judge refused on Tuesday to toss out a case against a TV producer accused of a $2 million extortion attempt against David Letterman over the talk show host’s sexual affairs with co-workers.