With both programs taking major steps forward this season, the Clear Springs Chargers (6-1, 4-0 in district) and Clear Brook Wolverines (5-2, 3-1) square off tonight at Veterans Memorial Stadium in a game that will make a major impact on the 24-6A landscape.
Before Anna Marie Milligan possibly hangs up her coaching gear for good on Tuesday, she has plans to go out big — like in six digits big.
NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Entering rooms at UEFA headquarters, Aleksander Ceferin still finds it startling and unsettling when staff leap from their seats to greet him. The deference of the Michel Platini era is proving hard to shake off for the officials running European football.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — One of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's top political advisers says he told him that two of his staffers knew about the George Washington Bridge lane closings before the governor said no one in his administration knew.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma and two other states say they have denied a request by Russian officials to be present at polling stations during the Nov. 8 election.
MOSCOW (AP) — Top-seeded Svetlana Kuznetsova beat fourth-seeded Elina Svitolina of Ukraine 6-1, 6-7 (2), 6-4 in the Kremlin Cup semifinals on Friday to remain on course to claim the eighth and last spot in the WTA Finals.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama appeals court says a judge must reconsider the terms of retired NBA player Wesley Person's divorce.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Lawmakers investigating New Jersey Transit after a deadly train crash said Friday that they're disappointed the agency's senior leadership didn't show up for a legislative hearing and that they will use subpoena power if the director doesn't appear at the next hearing.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Two of the most surprising teams in the American Athletic Conference meet Saturday in an unlikely duel for first place in the West Division.
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming defense has kept the lid on opposing running backs through six games this year. With the exception of Eastern Michigan's Ian Eriksen, no player has rushed for more than 100 yards against Wyoming.
PALO PINTO, Texas (AP) — A Texas sheriff has been indicted by a grand jury on allegations that he used a tape recorder to secretly record a former girlfriend.
BAGSHOT, England (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams have allowed more than 400 total yards twice this season and won both games.
PARIS (AP) — Spanish coach Unai Emery was hired to turn Paris Saint-Germain into a European force, yet the team looks considerably weaker than last season.
SOELDEN, Austria (AP) — A top IOC official says Innsbruck would have "an excellent chance" of hosting the 2026 Winter Games if the Austrian city decides to bid for the games.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — North Carolina rebounded with a much-needed victory last week at Miami and the No. 22 Tar Heels look to keep pace in the ACC Coastal Division title race when they visit longtime rival Virginia on Saturday.
ST. CHARLES, Mo. (AP) — Three basketball players at Lindenwood University in suburban St. Louis are facing charges in connection with an alleged rape.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas unemployment for September rose slightly to 4.8 percent for the fourth straight month of higher jobless rates.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Paralympic medalist Tatyana McFadden will serve as grand marshal of the University of Illinois' homecoming parade next week.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville is determined to get back on the gas against North Carolina State after its high-scoring offense was slowed down by Duke.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City's spine of goalkeeper Joe Hart, center back Vincent Kompany, midfielder Yaya Toure and striker Sergio Aguero has anchored the team since 2011 in the most decorated period in its history.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — TCU and West Virginia share somewhat of a kinship as the two youngest members of the Big 12. Their head-to-head series has been close, too.
U.S. stocks veered lower in early trading Friday as investors pored through earnings from General Electric, McDonald's and other big companies. Energy stocks were down the most as crude oil prices headed lower. Technology companies bucked the broader downward trend.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU interim coach Ed Orgeron has deflected questions about his past at Mississippi this week.
NEW YORK (AP) — Carol Burnett fans: You'd be glad to have some more time together with this comedy legend, and she's likely headed back to series TV in a project Amy Poehler will executive produce.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen's unbeaten mark against Kentucky could be in jeopardy.
ALPINE, Texas (AP) — Authorities say the reward for information leading to the whereabouts or safe return of a missing Sul Ross State University student has grown to $50,000.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Kevin Sumlin and Texas A&M have celebrated a colossal win and endured a humiliating loss at Alabama's Bryant-Denny Stadium.
LONDON (AP) — New York Giants coach Ben McAdoo says the team has not yet decided whether Josh Brown will remain on the team after admitting to repeated abuse of his former wife.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil not only faces Argentina in World Cup qualifying next month but also the ghost of the 7-1 debacle against Germany in the 2014 World Cup semifinals, coach Tite said on Friday.
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — The Auburn Tigers are rested from an open date while Arkansas has reached the midpoint of a grueling stretch against ranked teams.
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Barcelona says forward Neymar has signed a three-year contract extension that ties him to the Spanish champion through June 2021.
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (AP) — An upstate New York high school football team preparing for its first playoff game as a combined unit has lost all of its equipment in a fire.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defying his notorious stinginess, Donald Trump more than doubled his campaign spending last month compared to August. He burned through roughly $70 million as his standing in polls and among fellow Republicans dropped.
MADRID (AP) — Atletico Madrid winger Yannick Carrasco has signed a new contract that will keep him at the Spanish club until June 2022.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hacked emails reveal internal disagreement among top aides to Hillary Clinton about her determination to hold a Clinton Foundation summit in Morocco that later drew attention over its reliance on large financial pledges from foreign governments.
BARRINGTON, R.I. (AP) — Women clad in yoga pants plan to parade through a coastal Rhode Island town in protest of a man who says the outfits look tacky and ridiculous.
NEW YORK (AP) — Lady Gaga returned to the New York City bar where she performed years ago as an unsigned act on the eve of her new album's release, singing rock and pop songs for an audience including Robert De Niro, Helen Mirren, die-hard fans and music industry insiders.
EWING TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey State Police say the general manager of a company that operates radio stations complimented a trooper in a letter after he was ticketed for speeding.
As Keith and Felicia Scott looked at the ruins of their flooded-out house in North Carolina, the mold growing up the walls and the loose floorboards lying waterlogged at their feet, the presidential election was about the furthest thing from their minds.
MINSK, Belarus (AP) — The capital of Belarus was chosen Friday to host the 2019 European Games, despite criticism of the country's human rights record and concerns over the cost of the event.
ANDERSON, S.C. (AP) — Authorities have denied a newspaper's request for video related to a shooting at a South Carolina elementary school that left a 6-year-old boy dead.
CONROE, Texas (AP) — Police say three suspects have been arrested in a Houston-area jewelry store robbery attempt that left a suspect dead during a shootout with employees.
LONDON (AP) — Embedded within the manic action of "Inferno," the latest big-screen adaptation of a Dan Brown thriller, is a warning about the dangers of seeking simple solutions to complex problems. Star Tom Hanks says it's a theme with echoes in the current U.S. presidential race.
AMHERST, Wis. (AP) — Disorderly conduct charges are pending against a woman who authorities say smeared peanut butter on 30 vehicles outside a gathering in central Wisconsin that she mistakenly thought was a Donald Trump rally.
ZURICH (AP) — Europe's top leagues have stepped up threats to schedule matches in direct clashes with UEFA's Champions League.
PARIS (AP) — Marseille's new American owner, Frank McCourt, is moving quickly to make the ailing club competitive again.
AMARILLO, Texas (AP) — Authorities say two suspects have been arrested in the theft of ammunition from a Texas trooper's patrol SUV parked outside the officer's home.
MINSK, Belarus (AP) — The acting head of the European Olympic Committees has called for its president, Patrick Hickey, to be allowed to leave Brazil and return to Ireland for health reasons.
FAIRVIEW, Ill. (AP) — The Defense Department has identified a U.S. soldier from Illinois and an Army civilian employee from Oklahoma as those killed in an attack this week in Afghanistan's capital of Kabul.
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HAINAN, China (AP) — Minjee Lee patiently navigated Jian Lake's undulating greens again Friday to stretch her lead to six strokes in the Blue Bay LPGA.
SOELDEN, Austria (AP) — Overall World Cup champion Marcel Hirscher has been voted world skier of the year for a third time.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The chief executive of British Cycling is stepping down, adding to the upheaval in the country's most successful Olympic sport.
MINSK, Belarus (AP) — The president of Belarus says his country is ready to host the 2019 European Games.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Justin Thomas had a 6-under 66 on Friday to take a two-stroke lead halfway through the CIMB Classic, staying within striking distance of the tournament record he set in winning the title here last year.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — For all Candace Parker had accomplished on the court, that glowing resume had one glaring omission — a WNBA title.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Do you prefer Chicago's Benny the Bull or Boston's Wally the Green Monster? The deviousness of Arizona State's Sparky the Sun Devil or the goofiness of South Carolina's Cocky? Or maybe you're more traditional, and like Penn State's Nittany Lion. If you're offbeat, go for Stanford's Tree.
WHITING, Ind. (AP) — The Mascot Hall of Fame is getting a brick-and-mortar building in Whiting, Indiana. Soon, all of those furry cheerleaders who have only had an online shrine will get their due.
Western Michigan coach P.J. Fleck has been preparing the Broncos for the national spotlight, putting them through media training and other high-pressure social and athletic situations.
Some notable injuries are forcing many fantasy football players into extra maneuvering to construct the right lineup this week.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Davante Adams woke up Thursday not knowing if he would be cleared to play after spending a few days in the NFL's concussion protocol.