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April 28th, 2007 9:21 pm by Staff Report











Sutherland, former Haysi basketball coach, dies


ETSU golfers sweep A-Sun individual honors


Fuller leads TF qualifying


Saint Louis hires Majerus


Six Penn State players charged in fight


Nadal extends unbeaten run on clay to 70 matches


Michael Jordan's son plans to play for Illinois


Cathers to swim for Buffs


Fellows dismissed from Tennessee football team


KNOXVILLE - Tennessee defensive back Roshaun Fellows was dismissed from the team on Friday, coach Phillip Fulmer announced. Fulmer said Fellows violated team rules but gave no other details about the dismissal. Fellows, a rising senior from Warren, Ark., missed all of last season after having surgery on a torn pectoral muscle. An off-and-on starter, he started 12 of 23 games during his career and was slated to battle Marsalous Johnson at starting right cornerback this fall.


Sutherland, former Haysi basketball coach, dies

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HAYSI - Former Haysi boys basketball coach David Sutherland died Thursday evening after a battle with throat cancer, Haysi school officials said. Sutherland, a 1979 Haysi graduate, taught and coached boys and girls basketball at the school for 17 years. He took the reins of the Tigers' boys varsity program in 2000. Sutherland's last season as head coach was in 2006. Visitation is set to begin at 5 p.m. today at the high school gymnasium. The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday at the school.


ETSU golfers sweep A-Sun individual honors

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MACON, Ga. - East Tennessee State men's golf had four of its members receive honors from the Atlantic Sun Conference on Friday. The Bucs swept the league's top three individual honors: Rhys Davis was named Player of the Year, Seamus Power Freshman of the Year and Fred Warren Coach of the Year award.


Fuller leads TF qualifying

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COMMERCE, Ga. - Rod Fuller raced to the Top Fuel qualifying lead Friday night in the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway. Fuller, the series points leader since his victory in Phoenix, had a quarter-mile run of 4.506 seconds at 326.71 mph. Mike Ashley, Greg Anderson and Matt Smith broke track records to also lead their divisions in the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series event.


Saint Louis hires Majerus

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ST. LOUIS - Saint Louis hired Rick Majerus as its men's basketball coach Friday, Father Lawrence Biondi, the school president, announced in a statement. Majerus, a college basketball analyst for ESPN the past three years, has a career record of 422-147 with 15 postseason appearances. He will be introduced at a news conference Monday morning.


Six Penn State players charged in fight

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STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - Six Penn State football players, including stars Anthony Scirrotto and Justin King, turned themselves in Friday to face charges that they barged into a party and started a violent fight at an off-campus apartment earlier this month. Each player faces at least one felony count of criminal trespass. Scirrotto, a safety, faces the most serious charges, including two other felonies - burglary and criminal solicitation. The other players were linebacker Jerome Hayes, defensive tackle Christopher Baker, cornerback Lydell Sargeant and linebacker Tyrell Sales.


Nadal extends unbeaten run on clay to 70 matches

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BARCELONA, Spain - Rafael Nadal extended his unbeaten run on clay to 70 matches Friday and advanced to the semifinals of the Open Seat Godo by beating Potito Starace of Italy 6-2, 7-5. Nadal next plays David Ferrer of Spain, who beat David Nalbandian of Argentina 7-6 (5), 6-2.


Michael Jordan's son plans to play for Illinois

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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Jeffrey Jordan, the son of Michael Jordan, plans to attend Illinois next year and play basketball as a walk-on. The 18-year-old Jordan, a 6-foot-2 guard at Loyola Academy prep school in Wilmette, Ill., said he chose Illinois over Valparaiso.



Cathers to swim for Buffs

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MILLIGAN COLLEGE - Dobyns-Bennett's Greg Cathers signed with Milligan College to continue his swimming career on the collegiate level. An All Big-6 swimmer, Cathers qualified for the state competition all three years as a member of the Indians' team.


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