Week 1 of the college football season saw the SEC prevail in the majority of its games, as the conference’s members combined for a 10-3 record in the opening week (It’s important to note that one of those teams that lost—Vanderbilt—faced off with South Carolina). Here’s a recap of each team’s game starting with the school that had the best outing and ending with the team that had a day to forget.
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The college football season is now just hours away from officially kicking off, which makes this the perfect time to debut FYN’s football forum. The forum’s main focus for the season will be to give the readers a close look into Southeastern Conference football, which will include previews and reviews of the week’s biggest conference games along with breaking news concerning any of the fourteen members of the conference.
This week’s game to watch is the first conference game of the season featuring the Vanderbilt Commodores and the #9 South Carolina Gamecocks. Before we breakdown the actual matchup that fans will see at 7:00 p.m. Thursday on ESPN, let’s take a look at some of particulars of this meeting. [Read more »]
The Atlanta Braves finally acquired a starting pitcher from the Chicago Cubs, but it wasn’t the one everyone assumed it would be. Late last night the team agreed to a deal that brings starting pitcher Paul Maholm and outfielder Reed Johnson to Atlanta and sends minor league pitchers Arodys Vizcaino and Jay Chapman to Chicago. [Read more »]
Well fans, this is it: the days of the college football offseason are now down to less than a month, which means it will be no time before our favorite players hit the field. With the season quickly approaching, I decided to do what any college football fanatic would do and make my predictions for the 2012-2013 season. While some fans may want to shield their eyes (I’m talking to you, Rebel/Black Bear Nation), most should be left with a pretty good feeling on what’s to come; that is, if it goes by my script. [Read more »]
The Fannin County recreation department held a basketball camp for both boys and girls from ages seven to fourteen that started last Monday, July 16 and ended on Friday, July 20. Pictures from the camp can be seen below. [Read more »]
The Fannin County recreation department held a soccer camp for both boys and girls from ages six to fourteen last week starting on Monday, July 16th and ending on Friday, July 20th. Although rain interfered with the camp on a couple of occasions, it appears as if those who attended enjoyed their time on the soccer field. [Read more »]
The Atlanta Braves’ trade for Cubs right-handed pitcher Ryan Dempster that looked all but done on Monday now appears to be off the table due to Dempster’s status as a 10/5 player, meaning that because he has ten years of MLB experience and five years with the same team he has a trade clause that he controls.
In an interview with 680 The Fan this morning, Braves general manager Frank Wren pointed towards the team moving on from Dempster, saying that a deal for the league leader in ERA is now “highly unlikely”. [Read more »]