The Georgia Southern Eagles have plenty of confidence heading into the NCAA volleyball tournament, and why shouldn't they? The Eagles (28-5) won regular season tournaments at Ole Miss, South Alabama and a pair at home in Hanner Fieldhouse, and also won the Southern Conference tournament on Nov. 24, in Greenville, S.C. They face ACC champion and 16th-ranked Florida State (24-7) today at 5 p.m., in Gainesville, Fla., to open their first trip ...
December 04, 2013 | By MATT YOGUS firstname.lastname@example.org | Georgia Southern
FLOWERY BRANCH - Steven Jackson said Wednesday running the ball in the NFL requires patience and commitment. Patience can be a difficult trait for a team like the Atlanta Falcons (3-9), who are tied for the NFC's worst record as they prepare for Sunday's game at Green Bay. That's why Jackson applauded the team's commitment to the run in last weeks' 34-31 overtime win over the Bills. Jackson ran for ...
December 04, 2013 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Falcons - AP
COLUMBIA, Mo. - Gary Pinkel was in no mood for holiday cheer a year ago. Missouri had just gone a dispiriting 5-7 in its SEC debut season, the program's first losing record since 2004. "I love Christmas music," Pinkel recalled. "But I'll tell you, we're not going to a bowl, I didn't listen to any Christmas music. I didn't want to feel good." There has been no sophomore slump ...
December 04, 2013 | By R.B. FALLSTROM AP Sports Writer | Sports
PITTSBURGH - Here's another adjective Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin can call his ill-timed two-step onto the field last Thursday night against Baltimore. <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 12.727272033691406px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; ...
December 04, 2013 | By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer | Sports
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Panthers coach Ron Rivera sees one potential flaw with his team's stellar defensive play so far this season. <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 12.727272033691406px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: ...
December 04, 2013 | By STEVE REED AP Sports Writer | Sports
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Florida State's Jameis Winston has dissected defenses all season. <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 12.727272033691406px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 15px; orphans: auto; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: ...
December 04, 2013 | By KAREEM COPELAND AP Sports Writer | Sports
Statesboro's Public Works Department intends to roll out a pair of vehicles this month that will be the first in a plan to save big dollars for the city.
December 04, 2013 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local
If you are bored on Friday evening, you only have yourself to blame.
December 04, 2013 | From staff reports | Local
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December 04, 2013 | Jeff Harrison | Police Report
December 4 - Beverly Ann Williams, 55, of Sylvania, passed away at her sister’s home in Athens Satur
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December 03, 2013 | | Obituaries
Bulloch Academy opened its regular-season Tuesday night with 20-point wins over David Emanuel Academy.
December 03, 2013 | By RAHN HUTCHESON Special to the Herald | Prep Sports 360
Statesboro has high hopes for this season, but finds itself dealing with an early hiccup.
December 03, 2013 | By MIKE ANTHONY email@example.com | Prep Sports 360
MT. VERNON - The Portal Lady Panthers had to fight off a furious fourth-quarter comeback in their season opener but held on to beat Montgomery County 41-40 on Tuesday.
December 03, 2013 | From staff reports | Prep Sports 360
BROOKLET - Jasmine Roberts needed only three points on Tuesday to cross over the threshold of 1,000 in her career, and she took care of that early.
December 03, 2013 | By MATT YOGUS firstname.lastname@example.org | Prep Sports 360
PEMBROKE - The National Football League's rejection of a Super Bowl advertisement by Black Creek-based Daniel Defense has generated quite a stir.
December 03, 2013 | By JEFF WHITTEN Bryan County News | Sports
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November 12 - Mrs. Juanita A. Keel, 89, died Saturday at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Savannah following
Mrs. Juanita A. Keel Carter Funeral Home Oglethorpe Chapel HINESVILLE -- Mrs. Juanita A. Keel, 89, died Saturday at St. Joseph's Hospital in Savannah following a short illness. Daniel Taylor "Danny" Lingo Hodges-Moore Funeral Home Daniel Taylor "Danny" Lingo, 79, died Thursday, November 7, 2013, in East Georgia Regional Medical Center. Lt. Cmdr. Susan Patricia Nessmith Hodges-Moore Funeral Home Lt. Cmdr. Susan Nessmith passed away at her home in Warner Robins, Ga., ...
November 11, 2013 | | Obituaries
MIAMI - Manu Lecomte's two free throws with 9 seconds remaining gave Miami an 81-80 overtime victory over Georgia Southern Monday night. Jelani Hewitt had an opportunity at a game-winning basket for the Eagles but his 30-foot shot with 2 seconds left bounced off the rim. Donnavan Kirk scored 18 points and had 10 rebounds to lead Miami. Rion Brown scored 15 points and Lecomte finished with 12 points as the Hurricanes ...
November 11, 2013 | Associated Press | Georgia Southern
ATLANTA - The Braves announced Monday they are leaving Turner Field and moving into a new 42,000-seat, $672 million stadium about 10 miles from downtown in 2017. Atlanta's mayor said the city wasn't willing match an offer from suburban Cobb County worth $450 million in taxpayer funding. Braves executives John Schuerholz, Mike Plant and Derek Schiller said the team decided not to seek another lease at 17-year-old Turner Field and began talks with ...
November 11, 2013 | By GEORGE HENRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves - AP
The Georgia Southern Eagles will have to do something they haven't done all year if they want to finish their season with a winning record. Win on the road. The Eagles (5-4, 3-4 Southern Conference) close the book on the program's Football Championship Subdivision era with road games against Elon and Florida. The Eagles face Elon (2-8, 1-5) on the road Saturday at 3 p.m. It will also be the ...
November 11, 2013 | By MATT YOGUS email@example.com | Georgia Southern
FLOWERY BRANCH - Mike Smith is not giving up on the Falcons' season, just as he wouldn't give up in the closing minutes of a lopsided loss to Seattle. Smith was criticized for exposing quarterback Matt Ryan and others to injuries by leaving them on the field late in Sunday's 33-10 loss to the Seahawks. The coach said he wouldn't abandon the idea of trying to win. Similarly, Smith said Monday he ...
November 11, 2013 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Falcons - AP
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Panthers have allowed the second-fewest points in the NFL, the second-fewest yards and have forced 21 turnovers this season. <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 12.727272033691406px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: ...
November 11, 2013 | By STEVE REED AP Sports Writer | Sports
ATLANTA - Some residents of the area around Turner Field said they were shocked and surprised to hear of the Atlanta Braves' announcement that they plan to build a new stadium in suburban Cobb County. Tracey Long, 41, has lived several blocks from the current home stadium, Turner Field, for about 10 years and said she's very involved with her neighborhood. While out walking her dog Monday morning, she said she and other ...
November 11, 2013 | By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press | Atlanta Braves - AP
Matt Kenseth did his best to put on a brave face following his worst performance of the season, which just happened to come at the worst possible time in his championship battle with Jimmie Johnson.
November 11, 2013 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | NASCAR - AP
ATLANTA - Coach Paul Johnson hopes Georgia Tech is on the verge of something special. Against No. 8 Clemson, the Yellow Jackets will have their biggest test yet in 2013. The Tigers (8-1, 6-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) have won two in a row since suffering an embarrassing home loss to Florida State three weeks ago, but the Tigers are a tough draw for Georgia Tech (6-3, 5-2 ACC). Clemson's offense ranks ...
November 11, 2013 | By GEORGE HENRY AP Sports Writer | Georgia Tech - AP
About 90 minutes before the shots were fired that killed one man and wounded a second outside one Statesboro nightclub, shots were fired in a separate incident outside another, nearby nightclub in which no one was injured, police said.
November 11, 2013 | Holli Deal Bragg | Local
On a day reserved to celebrate America's veterans, retired U.S. Army Major Tom McElwee urged everyone to remember what servicemen and women fight for, and why they do.
November 11, 2013 | Jeff Harrison | Local
An outpouring of community care and support was shown to a wounded warrior and his family Sunday evening at the Olive Garden restaurant in Statesboro.
November 11, 2013 | By CHARLES E. CRAVEY Herald Writer | Local
In three years, 18 authors with local ties have been honored for their success by Statesboro: The Write Place.
November 11, 2013 | By LYNN LILLY Special to the Herald | Local
CLAXTON - Job Training Unlimited Inc., a Claxton-based company that provides job readiness services funded under the federal Workforce Investment Act in 17 Georgia counties, moved its offices this summer into a county-owned building previously used by Ogeechee Technical College.
November 11, 2013 | By AL HACKLE firstname.lastname@example.org | Business
One of the great joys that I have experienced over the last 10 years in writing this column is to watch businesses grow, thrive, and adapt to the demands of our local economy.
November 11, 2013 | Jan Moore | Columnists/Editorials