| May 30, 2011
First GOP Texas governor since Reconstruction
Bill Clements, 94, a two-term Texas governor who in 1979 became the first Republican elected governor in the state since Reconstruction, died Sunday at a Dallas-area hospital, Lt. Gov. David...
| Apr 3, 2011
Larry Finch, 60, who starred for Memphis State's basketball team when it lost to the Bill Walton-led UCLA Bruins in the 1973 NCAA championship game and went on to coach his alma mater, died Saturday at Saint Francis Hospital in Memphis, a university...
| Nov 8, 2010
| 10:12 PM
It's got to be hard being a quarterback "on the bubble."
A college prospect who can either:
A) Go to a lower-level NCAA Division I-A college (Sun Belt or MAC come to mind) and labor through the trials and tribulations before possibly, finally becoming...
| Apr 1, 2011
| 5:49 PM
GAINESVILLE -- National 100-meter dash leader Marvin Bracy faced a strong field at the Florida Relays on Friday.
But the only foe Boone's junior standout was really thinking about was his cousin, Jones sophomore star Levonte "Kermit" Whitfield.
| Oct 26, 2010
| 9:33 AM
Talented Bradenton Manatee running back Mike Blakely followed through with what most of Gator Nation had already been expecting as he committed to Florida during a small press conference at the school Tuesday morning.
What little suspense there was...
| Oct 25, 2010
| 12:49 AM
Bashr Coles, a running back out of Tucker (Ga.) High School, has a unique first name.
It comes from his Islam religion and means "Joy or bringer of glad tidings."
UCF would gladly accept Coles bringing some of those "glad tidings," it's way.
| Oct 24, 2010
| 11:19 PM
Breon Allen has had a lot on his mind lately, especially since Friday night.
Central Florida's leading rusher heading into Friday night's action with 997 yards in seven games injured his knee near the end of the first quarter of South Daytona Beach...
| Dec 5, 2010
| 5:29 PM
Orlando Lake Nona quarterback Kevin Sousa has had a lot of thoughts going through his mind since the Lions' season ended three weeks ago. The senior had committed to the University of Michigan on June 30 and was glad to have the process completed before...
| Nov 14, 2010
| 11:46 PM
Maurice Couch is not a household name by any stretch in the Central Florida high school circles.
But if you are an NCAA Division I-A recruiting coordinator in need of a standout defensive tackle, you might have Couch's number on speed dial.
| Nov 9, 2010
| 11:48 PM
Orlando Timber Creek guard Jordan Mosley will sign an NCAA Division I women's basketball letter of intent with La Salle University on Thursday at the school.
Mosley, who played her freshman year at Timber Creek before transferring to Orlando Boone as a...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 9:26 PM
The Florida Gators picked up their 12th commitment to the 2012 recruiting class Wednesday night, according to numerous Internet sources.
Lorenzo Phillips, a 6-foot-2, 210-pound linebacker committed to the Gators and he told GatorCountry.com, “I...