News for Thursday, October 2, 2008

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Break-in suspect leaves blood trail

COVINGTON - The Covington Police are looking for someone who has suffered a potentially severe cut, probably to his hand or arm, according to Lt. Wendell Wagstaff.

Soccer field dedicated to EHS grad

COVINGTON - The life of Chase Cain will be celebrated with the dedication of a soccer field in his memory Saturday at the new Covington Family YMCA Outdoor Center.

Error leads to check mix-up

COVINGTON - When C.J. Hamilton made her regular trip to the bank last week to check her account balance, she knew something was off. There was more money than there should have been, at least if her nearly $3,000 property tax check had cleared.

'Bon Appetit, Y'all'

Teen shot in back during robbery Victim, 19, remains in serious condition

COVINGTON - A 19-year-old Newton County man remains in serious condition today after he was shot in the back late Tuesday night, according to the Newton County Sheriff's Office.

Lady Patriots fall to Loganville 4-2

LOGANVILLE - The Heritage softball squad dropped a heartbreaker to Loganville 4-2 on Tuesday, wrapping up a second-place finish in Region 8-AAAA South.

Tigers try to keep up in region Second-place Alcovy looks for 3-1 start in region play

COVINGTON - It's going to take discipline on both sides of the ball against Dutchtown, if Alcovy hopes remain in second place in the Region 4-AAAA standings.

Phils draw first blood Philadelphia holds on to beat Brewers

PHILADELPHIA - Cole Hamels put Philadelphia in position to win, then Brad Lidge barely hung on. Behind their top two arms, the Phillies grabbed their first postseason victory in 15 years.

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Falcons getting solid contributions out of rookie class

FLOWERY BRANCH - When Todd McClure and Atlanta's other 30-somethings first saw all those young guys lining up next to them, they were understandably concerned.

Pats face Loganville in key clash

CONYERS - A loss can be deflating for any team, especially one that comes after five overtimes.

Loney's slam leads Dodgers past Cubs

CHICAGO - Manny Ramirez and Joe Torre brought their winning postseason ways to the Los Angeles Dodgers - and Wrigley Field.