Spotlight on defense entering Georgia's G-Day Game

...their spring game today at 1 p.m."Running back Jalen "Scoot" Simmons came back with a bang and is really looking good," coach Buddy Pough said. "The quarterback spot is still wide open." MISSOURI: Wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham...

North Augusta finds new head football coach in Robert Brian Thomas

...Brian Thomas said the coach informed the team he was taking the North Augusta job not long after he accepted the job."He's a defensive-minded coach," athletic director Thomas said. "He's a very good coach and teacher as well."

Stars' Rich Peverley undergoing heart tests after collapsing

...joined Peverley in a Dallas hospital for observation because he was so distraught."Yeah, yeah, he wasn't doing good," coach Lindy Ruff said. "A lot of anxiety associated with what happened last night."Peverleywas diagnosed with an irregular...

Lakeside's Jarrett Troxler named new head coach of Greenbrier

...fan, except for one game a year," he said.Black said he looks forward the growth on another strong football tradition at Greenbrier in coming years."The bottom line is that we have kept a good coach in Columbia County," he said.

Michaux: Gamecocks' Dawn Staley finds success at every turn

...I do believe they have an inclination to some of the success I had as a player."Her success is what makes Staley a good coach."I'm still very much a player at heart and I coach from being a player," she said. "Players like to stay in...

Giants release several former GreenJackets

...Branca never appeared to have a standout tool. More than one person told me last season that Branca could make for a good coach, and I can vouch for his excellent leadership abilities. Rapp had power potential from a strong frame, but there was...

Islanders fire Butch Goring

...Henning, who coached the Islanders during the lockout season of 1994-95. "Butch is a good friend, good person and a good coach," Henning said Sunday. "He's an Islander. It's a sad time for everyone, but you have to move forward. I've...

Georgia survives opening month

...moving up to No. 6 in The Asso ciated Press rankings on Sunday."Right this very minute, our resume looks pretty good," coach Mark Richt said. "It's not going to be that pretty if we get whipped in the next week or two. If October is a...

Former Jaguar baseball coach and pro catcher Terry Childers dies after battle with cancer

...made brief stints in the majors.Childers also had a daughter, Sally, who played basketball at Westside."He was a good coach and good athlete himself, but I think he enjoyed watching his kids play more than anything," Barnes said. "He was...

50 years of Vince at UGA

...upcoming Tiger football opponents. He thought Dooley had character, poise and other good qualities that would make him a good coach. Dooley also benefitted at first from low expectations. Except for one shining year in 1959, Georgia's football...