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.
RALEIGH, N.C. - A North Carolina inmate described as a high-ranking member of the Bloods street gang faces a federal kidnapping charge after authorities say he used a mobile phone to help orchestrate the abduction of a prosecutor's father.
ORLAND, Calif. - A couple said a FedEx tractor-trailer was already on fire when it careened across a median, sideswiped their car and slammed into a bus carrying high school students, adding a new twist to the investigation of a crash that killed 10 people.
Gary W. "Gabo" Iler
DARLINGTON, S.C. - Kevin Harvick won his first career pole at Darlington Raceway on Friday as he looks to chase his first Southern 500.
Georgia Southern's spring game isn't just a dress rehearsal for the players, or a showcase for the fans.
A patron asks, "Is that Bubba?"
UNC Greensboro catcher Jake Hall has hit two home runs in his career.
In its final sub-region game of the season against South Effingham, Statesboro needed to come up big.
SAVANNAH - Drew Rushing mowed down 10 Islands batters and allowed only two hits as the Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets earned a 5-0 shutout on the road Friday.
Memorial Day 2015 is back in the Bulloch County Schools' future - or rather, it is no longer on their calendar as a school day.
Georgia Southern University will host Dr. Steven Chu, a Nobel Prize Winner in physics and former U.S. energy secretary, as the keynote speaker for No Impact Week at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Performing Arts Center, 847 Plant Drive.
Five Statesboro churches will work together during Holy Week, April 14-18, to provide noontime worship services for the community.
AUGUSTA - Bubba Watson won the Masters two years ago with his brand of "Bubba golf," producing shots of raw skill and wild imagination. His strategy now is to keep it simple, and he is halfway to another green jacket.
Mr. and Mrs. Curtis and Vickie Young of Aiken, S.C., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley N. Aiken of Beaufort, S.C., to William Denniston Wilson IV, also of Beaufort, son of Mr. and Mrs. W.D. "Dennis" III and Laura Wilson of Statesboro.
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Large of Valdosta, Ga., announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristen of Valdosta, to David Rushing of Morven, Ga., son of Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Whiddon of Morven and the late Mr. Dan Rushing Jr. of Statesboro.