Three years ago, Statesboro didn't even have a volleyball team. Now, the Lady Devils are one of just 16 left in Georgia with a chance of clinching the Class AAAA state championship. Statesboro made it to the state playoffs last season in just its second year of competition. The Devils made the field again this season and continued their progress, easily sweeping past Ceadartown in a 25-11, 25-11, 25-13 decision Wednesday evening. ...
The most scrutinized committee in sports has been set. The members say they'll need thick skin, plenty of time and the ability to leave their loyalties behind to pick the four teams that will play for college football's national title next year.
SOUTHAMPTON, Bermuda - Masters champion Adam Scott broke the course record Wednesday at Port Royal with a 7-under 64 to win the PGA Grand Slam of Golf by two shots over U.S. Open champion Justin Rose.
For years, Statesboro's success on the football field has been closely tied to a powerful running game defense.
LOS ANGELES - Adrian Gonzalez homered twice and Zack Greinke gave the Los Angeles Dodgers the clutch performance they needed in a 6-4 victory over the Cardinals on Wednesday that trimmed St. Louis' lead to 3-2 in the NL championship series.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Mike Smith is facing the biggest challenge of his six seasons as the Falcons' coach.
BROOKLET - The Southeast Bulloch volleyball team is in its first season of competition, but pulled off one of the biggest stunners in the state Wednesday evening.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - With Kentucky once again leading the way, the football powerhouse Southeastern Conference is trying to reclaim that status in basketball after a mostly desolate postseason. The Wildcats - and 10 other SEC teams - were shut out of the NCAA tournament last season. Now, the coaches are predicting a resurgence, and John Calipari's newest crop of highly touted ...
CLEMSON, S.C. - This is a big week for Atlantic Coast Conference football and league members from top to bottom hope to benefit. The league that's taken its share of shots for shoddy football has three undefeated top-10 team teams in the spotlight: No. 10 Miami (6-0) plays at North Carolina on national television Thursday night; No. 5 Florida State (5-0) ...
WASHINGTON - Up against a deadline, Congress passed and sent a waiting President Barack Obama legislation late Wednesday night to avoid a threatened national default and end the 16-day partial government shutdown, the culmination of an epic political drama that placed the U.S. economy at risk.
Folk music and acrobatic dances will take center stage when Georgia Southern University's Performing Arts Center welcomes the Hungarian State Folk Ensemble on Thursday.
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Theatre South, a student-led organization at Georgia Southern University, is continuing the tradition of the "student show" by presenting its production of "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)" Thursday through Saturday on Georgia Southern's campus in the Nursing/Chemistry Building Lecture Hall 1207.
Mr. Sam "Joe" Hendrix Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home STATESBORO, Ga. -- Mr. Sam "Joe" Hendrix, age 64, died Monday at the East Georgia Regional Medical Center in Statesboro. Mr. Troy Rahn Hutcheson Sr. Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home STATESBORO, Ga. -- Mr. Troy Rahn Hutcheson Sr., age 72, died early Monday morning. To view the full obituary, click on this link: http://www.legacy.com/StatesboroHerald/DeathNotices.asp
At this point in the 2013 season, it's fair to say that the Samford Bulldogs are underrated. Coming off back-to-back wins over Georgia Southern and Appalachian State, the Bulldogs (5-2, 3-0 Southern Conference) come in at No. 22 in the Sports Network Football Championship Subdivision Top 25, and are still unranked in the FCS coaches poll. Even Samford coach Pat Sullivan doesn't think his team is getting enough respect. "No I ...
Mark Cartwright, who will be inducted into the Atlanta Country Music/Georgia Music Hall of Fame on Nov. 30, has roots in the Statesboro area, playing and singing in the 1970s and '80s at places like the Holiday Inn.
The city of Statesboro and our community are safer places today because the Platinum Lounge and the Primetime Lounge are closed.
Thanksgiving is upon us. Whether you're planning to host the event at your home, travel to a relative's house or opt to dine out and let someone else do the dishes, I've got a holiday menu that won't disappoint and some downhome local restaurant recommendations that are sure to satisfy.
Note: The following is the 12th in a series of columns that will describe towns and communities, past and present, that were settled after Bulloch County was first settled. Some have since been cut into other counties.
Dr. Tim Giles and Nina Freifeld Giles of Statesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Anna Beth Giles of Los Angeles, California, to Michael Martin Jones, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Hagy of Marietta, Ga.
CHICAGO - Derrick Rose came to work unsure if he'd be able to play.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Prosecutors are setting up an interview with the victim in the investigation of an alleged sexual assault tied to Florida State quarterback JameisWinston that was reported nearly a year ago. They expect to close the ...
Georgia Southern post players Briana Jones, Danielle Spencer and Sierra Kirkland combined for 33 points and 29 rebounds, and the Eagles never trailed en route to a 63-50 women's basketball victory over Jacksonville State in their home opener Saturday evening in Hanner Fieldhouse. Jones and Spencer each posted double-doubles for the Eagles (1-2) with Jones collecting 13 points and 14 rebounds to go along with three blocked shots. ...
Georgia Southern Men's Basketball rolled to a 104-50 win over Toccoa Falls on Saturday night in the final game before opening domestic play in the 2013 Cancun Challenge on Thursday night at West Virginia. Tre Bussey led the way for the Eagles with a career-high 29 points. "We did a great job of sharing the ball again tonight," said Head Coach Mark Byington. "Defensively we did a great ...
ATLANTA - Georgia Power wants to earn more off the investments its shareholders make in its electricity system, while regulators and consumer groups want to reduce those earnings as the country recovers slowly from a recession.
Classic cars and motorcycle riders will escort Santa Claus on Saturday, as the Southern Thunder Cruisers host the 2013 edition of Santa's Toy Run.
AUBURN, Ala. - With Auburn's title hopes hanging in the balance, the ball deflected into the air and into Ricardo Louis' hands. <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 12.727272033691406px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; ...
ELON, N.C. - For the last time in program history, the Georgia Southern Eagles played a game on grass painted with a Southern Conference logo. They left with their highest-scoring SoCon affair of the season. The Eagles knocked off the Elon Phoenix, 38-20, on Saturday in Rhodes Stadium, in the program's last game in the league. "It's been a great run for Georgia Southern in this league," GSU coach Jeff Monken ...
LOUISVILLE – Southeast Bulloch High School's season of renewal ended Friday, as the Yellow Jackets fell to Jefferson County, 32-29, in the first round of the state playoffs.