Sports Minute: Here is the latest Alabama sports news from The Associated Press - WHLT 22 Connecting the Pine Belt

Sports Minute: Here is the latest Alabama sports news from The Associated Press

Posted: Updated:

FAIRFIELD, Ala. (AP) - Former Alabama and NBA player Leon Douglas has been named head coach at Miles College. The Division II school announced the hiring Thursday. Douglas had coached Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference rival Tuskegee for eight years, leading the Tigers to the Division II quarterfinals last season.

BRYAN, Texas (AP) - Kristen Gillman increased her lead to six strokes Thursday in the Junior PGA Championship, shooting a 1-under 70 at Miramont to reach 11 under. Gillman, the 16-year-old Austin, Texas, player who has committed to Alabama, had the best three-day total in the history of the girls' division.

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Clayton Kershaw scattered nine hits and struck out nine while tying his career-best winning streak of 10 games, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Atlanta Braves 2-1 Thursday night to complete the three-game sweep. Kershaw pitched his second consecutive complete game for the second time in his career.

TULSA, Okla. (AP) - Tiffany Hayes scored a career-high 27 points, Angel McCoughtry added 21 and Erika DeSouza had 18 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Atlanta Dream to an 85-75 victory over Tulsa on Thursday night. The Dream trio combined to go 25-of-37 from the field for the East Conference leaders.

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • 8-year-old hit on Rock Quarry Rd. 'darted' into traffic, police say

    8-year-old hit on Rock Quarry Rd. 'darted' into traffic, police say

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 3:52 PM EDT2014-07-29 19:52:26 GMT
    Jahlen Williams, 8, was transported to WakeMed after being hit by a car on Rock Quarry Road near Crosslink Road.Jahlen Williams, 8, was transported to WakeMed after being hit by a car on Rock Quarry Road near Crosslink Road.
    Police say an 8-year-old who was hit by a car Monday on Rock Quarry Road had "darted" into traffic.
    Police say an 8-year-old who was hit by a car Monday on Rock Quarry Road had "darted" into traffic.
  • 16-year-old girl stabs another 65 times after nude photos posted on Facebook

    16-year-old girl stabs another 65 times after nude photos posted on Facebook

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 3:29 PM EDT2014-04-02 19:29:36 GMT
    A 16-year-old girl is accused of fatally stabbing her teen ‘best friend' in an attack spurred by nude photos of the pair together posted on social media, according to several media sources.  Anel Baez,
    A 16-year-old girl is accused of fatally stabbing her teen ‘best friend' in an attack spurred by nude photos of the pair together posted on social media, according to several media sources.  Anel Baez,
  • Screams, panic caught on video as shark charges at swimmers near beach

    Screams, panic caught on video as shark charges at swimmers near beach

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 5:48 PM EDT2014-07-30 21:48:04 GMT
    Facebook image from Dan FlynnFacebook image from Dan Flynn
    A Florida beach cleared out – with the exception of a woman and lifeguard who tried to save her – when a shark was spotted heading straight toward swimmers on Tuesday afternoon. The panic of the 10-foot shark and people screaming from the pier was caught on tape.
    A Florida beach cleared out – with the exception of a woman and lifeguard who tried to save her – when a shark was spotted heading straight toward swimmers on Tuesday afternoon. The panic of the 10-foot shark and people screaming from the pier was caught on tape.
Powered by WorldNow

5912 Hwy. 49, Ste. A
Hattiesburg, MS 39401

Telephone: 601.545.2077
Fax: 601.545.3589
Email: newsroom@whlt.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.