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.
INDIANAPOLIS -When Georgia Southern upset the Florida Gators in Gainesville on Nov. 23, college football fans learned the name Jerick McKinnon.
It may have been senior night, but true freshman Angel McGowan stole the show.
Georgia Southern played its last game in Hanner Fieldhouse as a member of the Southern Conference, and it wasn't a pleasant farewell.
Early rain postponed Friday's matchup between Statesboro and Southeast Bulloch. If the wait built up any anxiousness, the Blue Devils took it all out on their cross-county rivals with a 10-0 win Saturday evening at Mill Creek Regional Park.
MACON - Chester Webb, one of the greatest basketball players to play in Statesboro, was inducted into the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame in a ceremony on Saturday at the Macon City Auditorium.
The boys and girls squads of Portal and Claxton spent the entire regular season crafting impressive resumes. But a week full of bad weather, long road trips and surprising upsets has left the state playoff brackets jumbled as play begins this week.
The Georgia Southern baseball team swept a doubleheader over Maryland Eastern Shore on Saturday. The Eagles outscored the Hawks 19-4 on the day and won game one 9-3 and game two 10-1.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Denny Hamlin almost couldn't help himself at the start of his Daytona 500 qualifying race, when his anxiously tried to charge to the front and shake out all the cobwebs and frustration from his injury-plagued season a year ago.
SOCHI, Russia - Teemu Selanne led his team around the ice, with a bronze medal draped around his neck, after he finished off his sixth Olympics with a sweet victory.
ATLANTA - Clemson players K.J. McDaniels and DaMarcus Harrison said that the Tigers made a slight change in the second half Saturday at Georgia Tech, yet the result was huge as they turned a nine-point deficit into a 63-55 win.
COLUMBIA, S.C. - Kenny Gaines was a little concerned he might come out cold when Georgia didn't get in a shoot-around early Saturday before the Bulldogs took on South Carolina. Turns out, Gaines didn't need the warm up to help the Bulldogs win for the fifth time in six games.
ATLANTA - More than half of this year's legislative session was already over when the House leadership filed a bill with little fanfare but big political ramifications.
MARTINEZ - Bulloch Academy used a lightning-quick fast break and dominated the defensive boards to pummel Pinewood Christian Academy 65-49 in the GISA Region 4-AAA girls' championship game here Friday.
After a hard-nosed 4-3 win over Georgia Tech on Wednesday, Georgia Southern opened the floodgates.
SANDERSVILLE - An entire season's worth of hard work saw Southeast Bulloch make the state playoffs for the first time since the 2001 season, but the top-seeded Golden Hawks of Washington County saw to it that the Yellow Jackets' playoff stay was a brief one.