Jerick McKinnon is not the best player to ever play football at Georgia Southern, but he very well may be the most versatile.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Surely some people are still snickering at the Southeastern Conference.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Georgia Southern's MiMi DuBose has been named Preseason All-Southern Conference in the league's annual coaches poll.
For much of the 2013 season, the Portal Panthers have been close to victory, only to see things slip away.
With a two-game winning streak and suddenly effective units on both sides of the ball, the Carolina Panthers are oozing confidence.
Georgia Southern soccer alumnus Martin Parris died on Sunday morning in a fatal car accident in Fayetteville. He was 31 years old.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Matt Ryan needed one of the best games of his career to lead the Falcons and their depleted offense out of their three-game losing streak last week.
The Atlantic Coast Conference is finally getting the respect coaches and players feel is long overdue.
ATLANTA - Al Horford is still getting used to all those new teammates. That unfamiliarity can only mean one thing: The Atlanta Hawks are his team now. Heading into his seventh season, Horford is the Hawks' most tenured member by far. After two straight summers of jarring turnover, there is no doubt he's the ...
SPRINGFIELD - An agreement between Effingham County and King America Finishing is under wraps, after county commissioners agreed Tuesday night to an out-of-court settlement.
HINESVILLE - Gov. Nathan Deal spoke Wednesday for 30 minutes about job creation and growing the economy, educating the future workforce, benefits of the Port of Savannah expansion project and criminal justice reform during his visit to Liberty County.
A Florida woman was killed Tuesday afternoon in a crash on Interstate 16 near Statesboro. Natina Diana Wright, 31, of Titusville, was driving a passenger van on westbound I-16 when it left the highway as she turned onto the off-ramp for Exit 127 at 5:25 p.m., according to Georgia State Patrol reports. Her van struck a culvert, but no additional details were included in preliminary reports. The accident remains under investigation by the GSP Specialized ...
Mrs. Mildred Oglesby Cain Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home, Screven Chapel Mrs. Mildred Oglesby Cain passed away Monday night at Golden Living Center -- Windermere in Augusta, Ga. James Ronald "Ronnie" Kennedy Bradley B. Anderson Funeral Home, Reidsville Chapel James Ronald "Ronnie" Kennedy, age 68, of Reidsville, Ga., died on October, 21, 2013, at Ogeechee Area Hospice after an extended illness. Ilene F. Mashburn Brannen-NeSmith Funeral Home Ilene F. Mashburn, age 85, of Unadilla, ...
Lamar Dodd spent a lifetime in the arts, a prolific painter for most of his 90 years. More impressive yet, he seems to have been reborn again and again through the years, creating in new styles, seeing the world through new eyes - and revealing it to us all.
BOSTON - Lance Lynn squeezed through a door leading into the Green Monster, shimmied along a cramped space behind the famed left-field wall and peered out a tiny metal slot in the Fenway Park scoreboard. "A little snug for me," the burly St. Louis pitcher said. Plenty of Cardinals got their first look at the century-old ballpark during a workout Tuesday, a day before they opened the World Series against the Boston ...
ATHENS - Mark Richt said Tuesday he regrets not reminding Georgia players to knock down a pass at the end of last week's loss to Auburn. Auburn's Ricardo Louis made the 73-yard touchdown catch with 25 seconds remaining that gave the Tigers a 43-38 win. Richt said no coach, including defensive coordinator Todd Grantham, told the defense in a timeout before the play to bat down the fourth-and-18 pass. Georgia sophomore safety ...
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Off the field, the Florida Gators can relate to Georgia Southern.
BROOKLET - The Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets were one crazy - and controversial - play from pulling off an upset over Jefferson County in the first round of the Class AAA state playoffs last Friday in Louisville.
For the next three days, Bulloch Academy head coach Paul Webb and his Lady Gators host the eighth annual Lady Gator Classic pre-season basketball tournament.
Georgia Southern has finalized its 2014 non-conference football schedule with road dates at N.C. State, Georgia Tech and Navy and a home contest against Savannah State.
MaIt took Jimmie Johnson just 13 races into his rookie season with Hendrick Motorsports to prove to his team he was a rare talent.
SYLVANIA - The Southeast Bulloch Lady Yellow Jackets beat Screven County 52-19 in a preseason scrimmage on the road Saturday.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Nothing is going right for the Atlanta Falcons, and coach Mike Smith said he is fully to blame.
WASHINGTON, Ill. - When a cluster of violent thunderstorms began marching across the Midwest, forecasters were able to draw a bright line on a map showing where the worst of the weather would go.
Nuts & Bolls Clothing. Find it at www.nutsandbollsclothing.com. You may need to do a double-take, no bolts about it. A tribute to farm life, the name describes a logo of a peanut, an ampersand and a cotton boll appearing on T-shirts, caps and other items.
"Don't throw the baby out with the bathwater" was the crux of Paul Ferguson's remarks about the Affordable Care Act at Saturday's forum on the health-reform law, also known as "Obamacare."
HOMESTEAD, Fla. - Soaked in sweat, champagne and success, Jimmie Johnson celebrated yet another NASCAR championship by sipping a beer.
TAMPA, Fla. - Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank says he thinks his team has the right coach and general manager to turn around a disappointing season.