Barcelona closes in on Spanish league title

...penalty in a 2-2 home draw against Valencia.Barcelona cruised to a 2-0 win over...Paco Alcacer and Javi Fuego struck for Valencia before goalie Diego Alves smothered Ronaldo's...Santiago Bernabeu that concluded with Valencia clinging to a draw that might cost the...

Valencia end Real Madrid's 22-game winning streak; Barcelona also falls

BARCELONA, Spain - Valencia snapped Real Madrid's 22-game winning streak by fighting back...stroked in a penalty kick following Alvaro Negredo's handball.Valencia rallied through a goal by Antonio Barragan in the 52nd defender Nicolas...

City to fund Valencia Way extension if 'major manufacturer' builds plant in Augusta

...Commission approved the construction of a 1-mile extension of Valencia Way if the interested, unidentified industrial company announces...must begin before the roadwork does.The road construction on Valencia Way would cost about $4 million, with an additional $2...

Safin advances at Valencia

VALENCIA, Spain - Marat Safin of Russia beat second-seeded Gaston Gaudio, 6-4, 6-4 on Friday, to advance to the semifinals of the Valencia Open. In the second set, Safin came from 0-40 down at 3-3 to break...

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Ljubicic wins opener at Valencia Open

VALENCIA, Spain -- Third-seeded Ivan Ljubicic of Croatia advanced to the second round at the Valencia Open by beating Guillermo Garcia-Lopez 6-3, 6-4 Monday. "This is my first clay-court tournament of the year and first rounds are...

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Valencia Mychel Johnson

Eddie P. Johnson IV and Michelle L. Johnson of Martinez announce the birth of a daughter, Valencia Mychel Johnson, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2003, at University Hospital. Grandparents are Marie Lee of Graniteville, and Mr. and Mrs. Eddie P. Johnson III of Augusta.

Iszabella Marie Valencia

Decia Bostic and Juan Valencia are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Iszabella Marie, born February 1, 2006, at Doctors Hospital in Augusta.

Barcelona stumbles to draw, Real Madrid gains ground

...consecutive games. Sevilla tightened the title race with seven rounds remaining while moving level on points with fourth-place Valencia.Cristiano Ronaldo made sure Madrid kept the pressure on the pacesetters by scoring his Spanish league-leading 38th goal...

Atlanta Braves lose their first road game of season

...very capable of shouldering the load and today it was just my turn."Danny Valencia went 4 for 4 for Toronto, and Jose Bautista connected for his third homer. Valencia matched his career high for hits, accomplished three other times.In the...

Police investigating shooting of eight fan club members

...was left in second-to-last place, three points from safety with six games left. Sevilla missed a chance to pull level with fourth-place Valencia, which it trails by two points in their fight for the last Champions League berth.