BROOKLET - As the winter wears on, the 70-plus girls making up the five teams of the South Georgia Fury are preparing for another successful season on the softball diamond.
Georgia Southern's first Southern Conference road trip didn't go as expected.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons hired Scott Pioli as assistant general manager on Wednesday, reuniting him with GM Thomas Dimitroff.
Bulloch Academy won the 2014 GISA Class AAA state wrestling duals championships recently, claiming its second state title in the past three years.
RENTON, Wash. - Richard Sherman wondered if he came to the NFL 20 years too late.
MELBOURNE, Australia - For a full two sets and nine games, Roger Federer was the picture of poise, picking up half-volleys with vintage panache and placing winners past Andy Murray.
SAN DIEGO - Tiger Woods was posing for pictures with a trophy Wednesday at Torrey Pines, and the tournament had not even started.
Deacon James Robert "Jimmy" Barnes
Deacon James Robert "Jimmy" Barnes
BROOKLET - Southeast Bulloch stormed out of the gate, struggling through two quarters before pulling away late for a 71-53 win over Islands Tuesday night.
J.J. Wilcox broke ground in 2013 when he became only the second Georgia Southern football player in history to be invited to the Senior Bowl, and he took full advantage of the opportunity. The Dallas Cowboys drafted him in the third round, making Wilcox the highest-selected player ever from GSU.
MILLEN - The Jenkins County War Eagles handed Calvary Day its first region loss, winning 56-51 on Tuesday at home.
LONDON - What if they held an Olympics and nobody came?
A few weeks back I updated you on my recent career change from servant of the people to one of domestic servitude. If you missed it, the thrust of that briefing was to let you know the challenges and joys of housekeeping duties to which I now aspire. We discussed the finer points of vacuum cleaning, clothes washing and dusting to name a few.
MELBOURNE, Australia - Novak Djokovic continued an upsetting trend at the Australian Open. The three-time defending champion joined Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova as unexpected early departures from the season's first major with a quarterfinal loss Tuesday night to Stanislas Wawrinka.
BROOKLET - The Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets won their Region 1-AAA baseball opener, knocking off Brantley County 7-4 at home on Tuesday.
The Second Annual Chocolate 5K Run/Walk had ended successfully with a whopping $25,000 raised for Open Hearts Community Mission for the homeless of Statesboro and Bulloch County. Participants and volunteers were back home; media and paparazzi were relinquished of duties, and city workers were ready to reopen downtown streets for traffic.
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2014 Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards.
Nothing creates a buzz in Statesboro like grocery store talk.
Scott August Fay
Former Georgia Southern Eagle Jerick McKinnon wasn't just the strongest running back at the NFL combine on Sunday. He was the strongest skill player, and it wasn't even close.
CLAXTON - The Lady Tigers of Claxton have faced off against region rival Portal four times this season. All four times, Claxton has been left standing after the dust settled.
Alex Abraham picked the pocket of Georgia Southern senior MiMi DuBose after DuBose drove the length of the floor for a potential game-tying bucket, and the Western Carolina steal allowed the Catamounts to hold on for a 74-72 win on Monday at Hanner Fieldhouse.
LONDON - For athletes and spectators at Sochi, it's time to pack up. But for the host cities, the real challenge begins with the end of the Olympics. How do they continue to use the expensive stadiums after the party's over? What happens to the athletes' villages? What is the legacy of the games?
Georgia Southern's upcoming game against the Georgia Bulldogs, originally scheduled for Nov. 19, 2016, has been moved to Nov. 21, 2015.
ATLANTA - The SEC standings make Georgia look like a team worthy of NCAA tournament consideration.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - When Evan Gattis made Atlanta's opening-day roster last season, the rookie slugger became one of the biggest stories for the Braves.
Dawn Lemon sets a small flour mill, which resembles a food processor but is taller, atop a counter and pours in a cupful of organic, hard red winter wheat. With an electromechanical whir, the machine in a couple of minutes yields a cup and a half of flour.
AgSouth Farm Credit CEO Bill Spigener announced that AgSouth Farm Credit was awarded the prestigious Phelps-Martin Award for Community Service by the Farm Credit Council at the Council's Annual Meeting in Orlando.
I had just returned from the funeral of Boonie Monroe, a cousin from Metter, when the phone rang. The pastor had reminisced about Boonie's favorite saying, "You don't know what I know." On the other end of the call was Jim Healy, operations manager for the Statesboro Herald, who wanted to discuss the Business Tuesday section.