Augusta sailor's actions during World War II remembered

...historical records, the Conyngham's escort duties were interrupted that year to screen carriers and later fight in the Battle of Midway from June 4-6.The destroyer returned to escort duties until Oct. 16, 1942, when it was sent from Pearl Harbor to screen...


...3 on his way to a 46 at the turn.Virginia Tech senior Trevor Cone had the lead before going bogey-bogey-double bogey midway through the back nine. That left Geoff Drakeford, of Australia, with the lead until he hit two balls in the hazard on the...

McIlroy finds what once was lost at British Open

...BOGEY: Bubba Watson. Masters champ claimed distraction of "too many people" inside the ropes led to his unfocused freefall midway through first round and second consecutive missed major cut. Plus, he couldn't name a single Beatle.BIRDIE: Gerry McIlroy...

Former Georgia golfer Brian Harman wins John Deere Classic

...getting in Brian's way."Stricker finished with a 72 and a tie for 11th at 269.Brown was tied with Johnson and Clark briefly midway through the round, but played the back nine in par 36 and fell back.Clark, the lone contender with a long putter, bogeyed...

Bernhard Langer leads by three over Kenny Perry

...but no victories. The two-time Masters Tournament champion led by two shots after 36 holes.Perry briefly took the lead midway through the round before settling for 65.Russ Cochran, Joe Durant and Bill Glasson are four back. Cochran had 63, the low...

Billy Hurley III extends Greenbrier Classic lead

...I figure if I shoot the lowest score tomorrow, I can't lose."Hurley never relinquished the lead he has held since midway through the second round at Old White TPC. He birdied the par-5 12th and par-4 13th before dropping a stroke on the par-3...

Religion, politics often mix

...opposition from the Loyalists.The Congregational Church in Midway, Ga., and the parish that contained the church were a hotbed...church and served in the Continental Congress from 1776-78. Midway Church was burned to the ground by the British in the Revolutionary...

Drivers say Daytona is 'the holy grail of motorsports'

...regardless of which race it is."The first Daytona 500 was in 1959. The first 400-mile summer race, which generally marks the midway point of the season, was in 1960.The 400 was on July Fourth until 1988 when the track decided to move it to the Saturday...

Panthers select defenseman Aaron Ekblad with first pick in NHL Draft

...The two-time U.S. Olympian won the Selke Trophy in 2011 as the NHL's best defensive forward.Nashville traded forward Patric Hornqvist and Nick Spaling to the Pittsburgh Penguins for forward James Neal midway through the draft.

Striker Mario Balotelli's header leads Italy past England

...in the middle of the pitch," he said. "We worked well in Coverciano and you could see that. They (England) had cramps midway through the second half, and that shows that our work paid off."Balotelli was born to Ghanaian immigrants and raised by...