NEW ORLEANS, LA (WSFA) The Panthers (22 10) bested the Trojans (16 17) 73 51 as the Trojans struggled to shoot the ball. Georgia State shot 50 percent from the field while Troy only shot 31 percent and just 17 percent from beyond the arc. Troy hit just five of 29 three pointers in the game.Junior Jordon Varnado led the Trojans in scoring with 15, and senior Wesley Person finished with 14 in his final college game.
St. Michael the Archangel Catholic School canceled class today to sanitize classrooms following a flu outbreak. They’re hoping that, and an extra day of rest for students, will curb a bug that made more than 100 kids miss class this past week. It quickly proved a reach, even if Whaley never admitted it or believed it. Few other NFL clubs had rated Manuel that highly. Doug Marrone, then Bills head coach, soured on Manuel just one month into his second season, even though Whaley and even a semi retired Nix kept insisting behind the scenes that Marrone decision was ruinously premature..
> Mike James, RB, 5 11, 211, Davenport Ridge: James has led Ridge to three consecutive victories since our last report. He returned a kickoff 90 yards for a touchdown and piled up 202 yards rushing on 33 attempts and a 45 yard touchdown run a 14 0 win over Bartow High. A week later in a 13 10 overtime win against Lake Region, James went down with a shoulder injury after just rushing for 41 yards on 10 carries.
“Let’s be honest, what this man has dealt with is a disease,” Jackson said. “It happens and it affects a lot of people in the world. I had to first educate myself and what he was going through and what he was dealing with. In the classroom, “We learned all the techniques of teaching tackling and blocking correctly, by the standards of USA Football and the National Football League,” Pacheco said. “Then we took the techniques we learned in the classroom out on the field, and in groups of three or four coaches, we practiced how to teach the techniques to others. The chief trainer walked around to look at what needed to be better or what language needed to be fixed so all of us were on the same page.”.
He was so calm.”Not on the Eagles’ next to last possession, though. O’Brien had taken the Eagles from their 35 to the Miami 28. On first down, with 2:34 left, O’Brien passed for six yards to Lofton. “(I want to show) the type of guy I am,” he said. “Everybody wants to portray the bad boy, the Johnny Manziel stuff, but I love the game of football. There’s no doubt about that.