HONOLULU, Hawaii - Making his collegiate debut, freshman Brian Wilkerson carried a no-hitter into the sixth inning, but 13 stranded runners cost Georgia Southern in a 2-1 decision at Hawaii Saturday. The Eagles fell to 1-2 overall while the Rainbows improved to 4-2.
PORTAL - The night after Portal senior Fred Williams scored his 2000th career point, the Panthers (17-7, 8-4) fell short to the Emanuel County Institute Bulldogs in a heartbreaking 55-53 loss on Saturday.
After playing five of their last six on the road, the Georgia Southern's men's basketball team returns home for the first of two straight at Hanner Fieldhouse, starting with Chattanooga today at 3:30 p.m.
The Claxton Lady Tigers (9-13, 4-6) traveled to Emanual County Institute Friday evening and defeated the Lady Bulldogs - also 4-6 in region 3-A - 47-29. Two girls posted double-doubles for Claxton - Ashley Kennedy had 17 points and 11 rebounds and Endya Jones added 11 and 10. Claxton hosts Jenkins County at 6 p.m. tonight.
Edith Nesbitt said, "It is wonderful how quickly you get used to things, even the most astonishing."
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Christine Marie Powell of Statesboro and Thomas Blake Lane of Millen were united in marriage on Saturday, August 5, 2006, at Pittman Park United Methodist Church. The Rev. Michael Huling performed the 6 o'clock ceremony.
LADY LAKE, Fla. - Disaster crews with dogs went from one pile of debris to another in a search for bodies Friday after powerful storms, including at least one tornado, smashed hundreds of homes across central Florida and killed 19 people or more.
WASHINGTON - Keeping troops in Iraq for another year and a half will cost nearly a quarter-trillion dollars - about $800 for every man, woman and child in the U.S. - under the budget President Bush will submit to Congress Monday.
Lisa and Bobby Crawford of St. Marys, Ga., and Judy and Donnie Allen of Guyton announce the engagement of their children, Emily Anne Crawford and Chad Wesley Smith, who were engaged December 2006.
Lydia Marie Seabol and Michael Kennedy Avant were married November 11 at First United Methodist Church in Tuscaloosa, Ala., with the Rev. Ken Dunivant officiating the 5:30 p.m. ceremony.
Subway spokesman Jared Fogle was in Statesboro Friday for the tenth annual Subway Challenge.
You may find yourself having strong desires to be included in something larger than life, and you are apt to participate in group activities where this is feasible. Working harmoniously with others makes it possible.
DEAR DR. GOTT: I am a 76-year-old man in good health and physical condition. I don't take any medication or vitamins. My only problem is that even the slightest pressure leaves large bruises on my lower arms.
LILBURN, Ga. - Georgia's groundhog is predicting an early spring.
PRETORIA, South Africa - For five days, Oscar Pistorius endured a withering cross-examination at his murder trial from a prosecutor who pounced on apparent inconsistencies in his testimony. Yet, legal analysts said Tuesday, expert witnesses who will testify for the defense could undermine the prosecution's efforts to prove Pistorius killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on purpose after an argument.
AUGUSTA - The moment doesn't get much bigger than this - a 20-foot putt on the 18th green Sunday at Augusta National for the win.
On April 26, Southeast Bulloch will welcome its 20th class into the athletic hall of fame as the school holds its annual banquet and induction ceremony.
Southeast Bulloch's senior girls made it a career sweep, winning a fourth consecutive region championship at the Region 1-AAA track and field meet Tuesday in Brooklet.
Georgia Southern baseball players Will Middour and Aaron Palmer have been dismissed from the program, GSU head coach Rodney Hennon said on Tuesday.
BOSTON - Survivors, first responders and family members of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombing marked the anniversary Tuesday with tributes that combined sorrow over the loss of innocent victims with pride over Boston's resilience in the face of a terror attack.
NEW YORK - Marking the 67th anniversary of the day Jackie Robinson broke baseball's color barrier, the Rev. Jesse Jackson praised Commissioner Bud Selig for the strides the sport has taken in minority opportunities over the past two decades.
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Improvement in the economy after years of austerity has led to a discussion of whether the city of Statesboro should give its employees a 2.5 percent raise instead of a smaller raise and another one-time bonus.
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DAHLONEGA, Ga. - Tuition is going up for Georgia students at all 31 state colleges and universities under a budget plan approved Tuesday by the state Board of Regents, including the largest increase of $372 more per semester for Georgia Tech undergraduates.
BOSTON - Survivors, first responders and family members of those killed came together Tuesday to mark the anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing with solemn ceremonies.
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