US women ride defense to World Cup final

MONTREAL - It used to be that the U.S. women's national team was known more for its fierce attack. For the Women's World Cup in Canada, the Americans are finding success with a locked-down defense.

United States tops Germany in semifinals of Women's World Cup

MONTREAL - Carli Lloyd buried a penalty kick, Hope Solo got another shutout and the United States beat top-ranked Germany 2-0 on Tuesday night to advance to the title match at the Women's World Cup.

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Top 2 goalkeepers face off as US, Germany fight for spot in World Cup final

MONTREAL - The Women's World Cup semifinal clash between top-ranked Germany and the second-ranked United States will feature two of the best goalkeepers in the game: Nadine Angerer and Hope Solo.

Freddie Schmidt

...Fred Lewis Schmidt; and his father-in-law, Ralph McGahee. Other survivors include his son, William Lewis Schmidt (Leigh Anne); three grandchildren, Landon Hayes Schmidt, Lucas Walker Schmidt and Addison Leigh Schmidt; mother-in-law, Evelyn...

Property transfers

...LLC to Rodney Harold Hobbs Jr., 8 Somerset Court, Lot 6, Somerset, $678,800Ann L. Bennett, Ann Lindsey Bennett and Anne L. Bennett to Joshua Jeremy Jones, Section IV, 2720 Springwood Drive, Lot 41, Block 18, National Hills, $134,900Coel...

Armando Chavez Jr. is following father's lead in rowing

...in the Parent Child race.Also competing in that race will be Augusta Rowing Club President Brandt Bonin and his daughter, Anne Blair Bonin, a fourth-year student and rower at Georgia Tech.Brandt Bonin has many responsibilities helping to grow the...

Carli Lloyd still making big plays for US women's soccer team

MONTREAL - Carli Lloyd's career is defined by big moments. The latest came in the U.S. victory Friday over China, with a goal that ultimately sent the Americans through to the semifinals at the Women's World Cup.