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Carrollton uses big second half to top Mendon Unity

October 17, 2021 |

Carrollton has big second half win over Mendon Unity Dennis Mathes Hearst Illinois CARROLLTON - A few adjustments and a renewed focus on defense helped the top-ranked Carrollton football team pull away from ...

'Jack the Giant Killer" climbs to top

March 2, 2013 |

Christy LemireAssociated Press LOS ANGELES - It wasn't exactly a mighty victory, but "Jack the Giant Slayer" won the weekend at the box office.


May 26, 2009 |

TED DUNNAM It might have surprised a lot of people that an old District 24-5A rival would be standing in Pearland's path to the state softball tournament in Austin, but don't count Laneigh Clark as one of those ...

Giants-killer Latos lifts Reds

October 7, 2012 |

Injury to Cueto gives Giants-killer Latos extra shot REDS John Shea When Johnny Cueto walked off the mound after eight pitches, it was easy to suggest that the momentum had swung the Giants' way and that the ...

UTSA ready to play giant-killer

December 2, 2010

UTSA's first NCAA tournament appearance under coach Laura Neugebauer-Groff will be special for more reasons than one.Most important, it marks a milestone achievement in the program's long, slow climb from an ...

EDITORIAL: Hunt's Warriors are this year's BL giant-killers

February 13, 2012 |

At 7-9 (6-8 in the Berkshire League), Wamogo has taken a giant leap forward since an 81-56 loss to Terryville on Jan. 17, which dropped the team's record to 2-8.

EDITORIAL: Hunt's Warriors are this year's BL giant-killers

February 13, 2012 |

At 7-9 (6-8 in the Berkshire League), Wamogo has taken a giant leap forward since an 81-56 loss to Terryville on Jan. 17, which dropped the team's record to 2-8.

Movies: 'Oz the Great and Powerful,' 'Jack the Giant Slayer' & 'Lore'

March 15, 2013

As they climb into the stratosphere, they're joined by Jack, as the lumbering, cranky CGI "fee-fi-fo-fum" giants declare vengeance on mankind, sprouting lines like "We will taste the sweet nectar of revenge." ...

Cal women take on Stanford's giant-killers

January 1, 2011 |

It's as good a time as any to take on a giant-killer John Crumpacker, Chronicle Staff Writer While it's never a good time to face the Stanford women's basketball team, now is probably as good a time as any for ...

THEATER / The myth of Little Missy, giant killer

March 10, 2002 |

Bock's "A Fairy's Tail," with songs by Clive Worsley, is the adventure of Little Missy What's-Her-Face, a tough little girl who sets out to revenge her family after a giant's foot crushes her home and all inside.

Giant-Killer Princeton Ready for Cal

March 11, 1997 |

Gary Swan, Chronicle Staff Writer After 14 years as a Princeton assistant coach, Bill Carmody is used to looking down the barrel of a loaded shotgun this time of year, and this time the big guy behind the ...

Boykins plays giant killer / Warriors guard helps beat L.A.

January 23, 2003 |

Brad Weinstein, Chronicle Staff Writer 2003-01-23 04:00:00 PDT Los Angeles -- Coach Eric Musselman chuckled before Wednesday's game when asked if he could have envisioned in October that the Warriors would be ...

Underdogs have their day / First round is prime time for giant killers, making for sometimes-fuzzy memories

March 18, 2004 |

Jake Curtis, Chronicle Staff Writer Those shocking first-round upsets, when a relatively unknown team knocks off a high-ranking powerhouse, have become the essence of the NCAA Tournament, moments that are ...


March 5, 1999 |

Kanell, who played for Reeves with the New York Giants, was released by the New York Giants last month after they signed Kerry Collins.

Cal Overcomes Giant Killers / Bears stave off Tigers' upset bid

March 14, 1997 |

Gary Swan, Chronicle Staff Writer 1997-03-14 04:00:00 PDT Winston-Salem, N.C. -- Cal walked the NCAA tightrope yesterday and lost its balance once or twice before pulling itself together at the very end to live ...

Finley's 5 RBIs Carry Diamondbacks / Giant-killer helps host Arizona even Division Series with Mets

October 7, 1999 |

Henry Schulman, Chronicle Staff Writer 1999-10-07 04:00:00 PDT Phoenix -- Giants manager Dusty Baker is not a big Bobby Valentine booster. ... So could every Giants fan who rues the moment that Steven Allen ...

Bears Play Giant Killer Once Again / NCAA hopes revived after toppling No. 7 Arizona

February 26, 1999 |

Ron Kroichick, Chronicle Staff Writer Maybe the secret rests in the way Cal dresses up its opponents. Maybe the Bears should swipe those North Carolina, UCLA and Arizona uniforms, so they can make all foes look ...

Pat the Giant Killer / Whistle-blower got big help in fight against BankAmerica

November 14, 1998 |

Sam Zuckerman, Chronicle Staff Writer You would think that the man who just won $25 million by suing the nation's second-largest bank would be quick to say a little guy can indeed beat the system. But Pat Stull ...

Finley Shows Why He's a Giant Killer / Padre goes 3-for-5 with homer, 3 RBIs

July 5, 1996 |

Especially against the Giants. ... Finley is now hitting .462 (12- for-26) against the Giants this season, with six home runs -- two off Leiter in the past five days. ... Ask the Giants, and they'll credit first ...

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