Adaptive golf competition highlights spirit of disabled

...stories of the foundation's 10th annual Adaptive Golf Challenge."I decided it was time to get back on course with my life," Trier said before teeing off for the 18-hole tournament at Forest Hills Golf Club in Augusta. "You give me a goal...

Vickers on pole at Talladega, but many drivers are angry and confused about qualifying format

...full-time teams failed to make Sunday's race.Kevin Harvick called the format "the dumbest thing I've ever seen in my life," and Kyle Busch said heat races should be used to set the field at superspeedways.Dale Earnhardt Jr. called for a...

Faces of Survival: Beth Sipper

...ever, ever go through what I went through. It was terrifying."Sipper said her life is better than it has ever been. She got married Sept. 20 and will complete her doctorate in December."This is the best time of my life,"she said.

Augusta couple seek to expose sexual assault allegations against former Josey band director

...less than a year or more would try to destroy my career, my life and my family," Smith wrote. "When I look at all the...sickens me to see this done to destroy my credibility and my life."On April 26, 2001, five weeks after her initial...

Aiken's Beth Spangler wows judges on 'The Voice'

...accomplishments.Lisa, a bookkeeper at East Aiken School of the Arts, says "watching Beth excel is the proudest moment of my life."Elimination rounds of The Voice begin this Monday and Tuesday at 8 p.m. on NBC.As for her father, what began...

USA Swimming suspends Michael Phelps for 6 months

...Minneapolis in November, Austin, Texas, in January and Orlando, Fla., in February."Swimming is a major part of my life, but right now I need to focus my attention on me as an individual, and do the necessary work to learn from this experience...

Michaux: Wilson's victory caps emotional journey

...in two birdie putts on 10 and 11 to get back into contention with the leaders. Then he hit "probably the best shot of my life" from 220 yards to tap-in birdie on 16 to take a one-shot lead. He avoided disaster on the Road Hole 17th with a...

School bets video game scholarships can draw talent

...scholarship ? for playing League of Legends, the game that once jeopardized his high school diploma."I never thought in my life I'm going to get a scholarship playing a game," said Chung, one of 35 students attending Robert Morris University...

Phelps says swimming on hold after DUI arrest

...attend a program that will provide the help I need to better understand myself.He added, "Swimming is a major part of my life, but right now I need to focus my attention on me as an individual, and do the necessary work to learn from this experience...

South Carolina medical marijuana panel hears tearful testimony

...patients with severe epilepsy to be treated with oil derived from marijuana if a doctor approves."I can't do much in my life. I can't eat. I can't sleep. I've ground most of my teeth off from being in pain," Summerville resident Francis...