- Number-crunchers put GOP chances of retaking Senate at 60 percent: report
- Ohio sheriff sends bill to Mexico for cost of jailing illegals
- Fla. voters’ support for medical marijuana bodes well for ballot measure: poll
- Keith Urban concert ends in ‘nutso’ chaos, with dozens arrested, injured
- Very religious still lean toward GOP, reflecting long-term patterns, Gallup poll shows
- Fist bump becoming all the rage for germ-wary handshakers
- Tennessee storms ravage counties, wreck 10 homes
- Chinese police tear down church cross in religion crackdown
- Iraqi Christians rally at White House: ‘Obama, Obama, where are you?’
- Maine police find wife, husband, 3 children dead in home
Bradenton Southeast beats Choctawhatchee 52-35
Question of the Day
LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) - DeAngela Mathis had 15 points to lead Bradenton Southeast to a 52-35 victory over Choctawhatchee in the Florida Class 5A girls state basketball championship game. Southeast (33-1) pulled away late in the third quarter behind the frontcourt of Mathis and Keshawna Robinson, who had 12 points and 10 rebounds.
The Seminoles led 28-21 at halftime but Choctawhatchee (31-3) trimmed the lead to 28-25 early in the third quarter after baskets by Shavonna Spaw and Tasharah Sanders.
Southeast, however, answered with a 7-0 run and took a 39-29 lead into the fourth period. The Seminoles clamped down on defense in the fourth and held Choctawhatchee scoreless for nearly five minutes as their lead increased to 52-32 in the game’s final seconds.
Brittany Washington led Choctawhatchee with 18 points and five rebounds.
By Mark Davis
The nation founders, the Lone Star State thrives
- Illegal immigrants demand representation in White House meetings
- Family of Marine killed in Afghanistan pushes back against cover-up
- Rahm Emanuel: Send illegal immigrant shelter kids to Chicago
- Tennessee Gov. Haslam slams White House for secret dump of illegals in his state
- CURL: Obama, staffers not even pretending any more
- D.C. seeks stay in order striking down ban on handguns in public
- Hillary Clinton: Forget Obama, George W. Bush made her 'proud to be an American'
- 'Pocket drones': U.S. Army developing tiny spies for the next big war
- Washington Times strikes content and marketing partnership with Redskins
- '50 Shades' movie trailer outrages anti-porn groups
Obama's biggest White House 'fails'
Celebrities turned politicians
Athletes turned actors
20 gadgets that changed the world
Fighting in Iraq