News for Sunday, March 18, 2012

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Little guys gone, NCAA Tourney's bracket now filled with power players

Of the Sweet 16, 14 are from the six power conferences

Sportswriting legend, SCNI columnist Furman Bisher dies

Journalism great had written columns for SCNI's publications for more than two years

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Marist women eliminate Georgia with 76-70 victory

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Corielle Yarde and Marist kept driving into the lane, and they knocked down their foul shots over and over again.. It was too much for Georgia to overcome.. Yarde scored 21 points, Brandy Gang had 18 and the Red Foxes upset the fourth-seeded Bulldogs 76-70

Ga. authorities search for hot air balloon pilot

Authorities searched Sunday for a hot air balloon pilot from North Carolina who went missing in the South Georgia woods when his balloon crashed during a weekend thunderstorm.

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Globetrotters electrify Gwinnett Arena

For 86 years, the Harlem Globetrotters have electrified audiences around the globe and Sunday was no different as the team made a stop at the Arena at Gwinnett Center.

Ga. will apply for fed program to help jobless

ATLANTA (AP) -- While Georgia lawmakers grapple with how to deal with unemployment and the state's massive trust fund debt, state leaders may find the solution in a $1 billion federal pilot program patterned after a homegrown jobs initiative.. With dozens of states facing similar challenges, competition for the funds

Ohio State pushes past Gonzaga

Sullinger puts Buckeyes on his shoulders with late baskets

Syracuse rolls past Kansas State and into Sweet 16

Up one at halftime, Orangemen respond with dominant second half

Another late Marquette surge powers win over Murray State

Crowder, Canaan key 62-53 victory

Defensive-minded Wisconsin gets past Vanderbilt

SEC tournament champions fall, 60-57

Indiana wins thriller with VCU

Sheehey's late shot is game-winner as Hoosiers reach Sweet 16 for first time in a decade

Heslip shoots Baylor past Colorado

Canadian sharpshooter makes 9 of 12 from long range

Louisville holds off New Mexico rally

Cardinals continue postseason surge with 59-56 win

Bobby Hart

Bobby Glenn Hart, 81, of Norcross, GA, died March 16, 2012. The funeral service will be Monday, March 19th, at 2:00 p.m. at Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home in ...

Ann Donnelly

Mrs. Ann Donnelly, age 92, of Buford, GA, passed away on March 16, 2012. Services and Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory of Buford, GA ...

Ellie Dover

Ellie C. Dover, age 99, of Tucker, passed away on Saturday, March 17, 2012. Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Home and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel. 770-564-2726.

Can Huynh

Can Khac Huynh, age 44, of Duluth, GA, passed away March 16, 2012. Arrangements by Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home, 770-448-5757.