PORTAL - The Portal Panthers held a 22 point lead midway through the second quarter, and if you showed up at halftime, you'd never have known it.
The Georgia Southern women's basketball team returned from the mountains with focus.
SAVANNAH - Matt McBride hit two huge 3-pointers in the fourth quarter and the Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets escaped from New Hampstead with a 61-59 win on Friday.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Rory McIlroy hit wedge into 5 feet for birdie on the 18th hole for a 2-under 70 to regain the outright lead in the Dubai Desert Classic on Friday.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Phil Mickelson made it to the weekend in the Phoenix Open. Another popular left-hander and a fellow former Arizona State player set the pace.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - Denver was walloped 40-10 by Seattle in the preseason with Ronnie Hillman fumbling, Montee Ball stumbling and Peyton Manning grumbling.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - In the midst of being reclusive for most of the week leading up to his first Super Bowl, Marshawn Lynch spoke a truth about his Seattle Seahawks.
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At the most recent Statesboro City Council meeting, one council member asked for a work session to discuss amending the alcohol ordinance. Now a notice of the city's intent to amend the ordinance is on the agenda for Tuesday's meeting.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Rohr and Mr. and Mrs. Kelly Lanier announce the engagement of Stephanie Rohr and Justin Lanier.
Editor's note: The following is part of an occasional series about "unsung heroes" in the Bulloch County school system.
Robert Edward "Eddie" Hutchens Jr. and Carol Jane Fuller were married February 7, 1964, in Decatur, Ill. Their family will host a reception in their honor on Saturday, February 8, 2014, at the Eastern Heights Baptist Church Fellowship Hall from 2 until 4 p.m. No local invitations are being sent, but all friends and family are invited. No gifts, please.
Statesboro police arrested two men this week in connection with a series of acts of vandalism in and around Gentilly Road.
Mrs. Loretta Everette Campbell
When the world last came together for the Winter Olympics, Russia was in the doghouse because of doping.
VIERA, Fla. - Jordan Zimmermann breezed through two shutout innings with only 20 pitches for the Washington Nationals in what turned into a wild, 16-15 win over the Atlanta Braves on Saturday.
Statesboro began its track and field season under perfect conditions Saturday afternoon as the Blue Devils hosted their 6th annual Statesboro Invitational.
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - Rory McIlroy is 18 holes away from his first PGA Tour victory in 18 months, a chance to show the world he is back on his game.
AVONDALE, Ariz. - Kyle Busch didn't mind the rain that ended the race early.
AVONDALE, Ariz. - Tony Stewart came back from a broken right leg at the Daytona 500 still not fully healed, yet able to race.
Senior Georgia Southern pitcher Sarah Purvis dominated Troy in Saturday's first game, tossing her fourth career no-hitter in the Eagles' 2-0 win over the Trojans.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Coty Clarke took a year to settle into his role at Arkansas after transferring from junior college.
JOHANNESBURG - With his past triumphs now tarnished because he shot to death his girlfriend, Oscar Pistorius on Monday will enter court to be confronted with the jarring possibility that he will be sent to prison for at least 25 years.
The city is now advertising for three new firefighters as the Statesboro Fire Department expands its force to 48 paid, certified firefighters. Counting the two administrative assistants, it will be a 50-employee department.
Speak with anyone who knew former state Rep. and retired educator John Godbee Sr., and the word that comes up most often is "fair."
Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following clarification, which will appear in Tuesday's print edition. One of the criteria the federal government used to determine which states won a share of $4 billion in Race to the Top funding in 2010 was that the states adopted "common, high quality standards." A front-page article Sunday stated that one of the criteria was states adopting the Common Core State Standards. These standards, while the only multi-state standards that meet the criterion in question, were not actually specified by name in Race to the Top instructions given ...
The 2014 campaign season is already well underway, but it officially kicks off Monday with qualifying week.
Georgia Southern's first Sun Belt Conference opponent at the expanded Paulson Stadium will be a familiar one as the Eagles play host to Appalachian State on Sept. 27, one of five home games for 2014.
William Frank Dobson
The Georgia Southern Eagles had plenty of opportunities.