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Eagles fall to Valparaiso

The Georgia Southern men's basketball team's 90-81 season-opening loss to Valparaiso on Friday night at Hanner Fieldhouse was the Eagles' first home-opening defeat since Nov. 29, 1980 - when GSU head coach Charlton Young was 9 years old.

November 11, 2011 | By NOELL BARNIDGE nbarnidge@statesboroherald.com | Sports


GSU looking for out-right SoCon title

SPARTANBURG, S.C. - As rivalries go the one between Georgia Southern and Wofford is relatively new.

November 11, 2011 | By MIKE BROWN Herald Correspondent | Sports


Tiger Woods in the lead at Australian Open

SYDNEY - The latest comparison between Tiger Woods and Jack Nicklaus was not about winning majors.

November 11, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


AP news alert: Penn State trustees fire football coach Joe Paterno

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - Penn State trustees oust football coach Joe Paterno, president Graham Spanier.

November 09, 2011 | The Associated Press | Sports


Paterno to retire at end of season

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - Joe Paterno, the Penn State football coach who preached success with honor for half a century but whose legend was shattered by a child sex abuse scandal, said Wednesday he will retire at the end of this season.

November 09, 2011 | By GENARO C. ARMAS The Associated Press | Sports


Outdoor Life: A tale of briar patches and quail hunting

(Author's note: In my youth November always meant quail season was close at hand. This is a story about some of those memories.)

November 08, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


Bad news in Happy Valley

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Football coach Joe Paterno and other Penn State officials didn't do enough to try to stop suspected sexual abuse of children at the hands of a former assistant football coach, the state police commissioner said Monday.

November 07, 2011 | By MARK SCOLFORO Associated Press | Sports


Big week for Peach state football

ATLANTA - For football fans in the state of Georgia, this is about as good as it gets.

November 07, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Writer | Sports


Favorite Royal Delta wins BC Ladies' Classic

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The Saudi prince with a passion for horses had a hand in raising Royal Delta from her birth on his Kentucky farm. He died a few months before her biggest victory at the Breeders' Cup.

November 04, 2011 | By BETH HARRIS AP Racing Writer | Sports


Athlete of the Week: Burke runs the show

Ashley Burke may have three more years to go before graduating high school, but she's right at the top of her class out on the cross country courses of Georgia.

November 02, 2011 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


A long year for McIlroy, a sprint to the finish

SHANGHAI - The smattering of conversations suddenly gave way to the constant shutters of cameras Wednesday night at Le Meridien hotel, and there was no mistaking who was causing all the commotion.

November 02, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON The Associated Press | Sports


Outdoor Life: Georgia deer hunters have plenty of options

Two of the most productive times of the year for Georgia deer hunters are the opening day of firearms season and a period known as the fall rut. Opening day typically is good because hunters have carefully laid their plans and have a pretty good idea when and where their quarry is going to be. Many modern day hunters have scouted, used trail cameras and have provided the deer with good food sources and know to a certain degree what their habits are. Things get a little tougher after that first weekend because the deer have an uncanny way of ...

November 01, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


After three World Series titles, La Russa call it quits

ST. LOUIS - Tony La Russa waited until after the championship parade and then called a team meeting with his players.

October 31, 2011 | By R.B. FALLSTROM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Cardinals win World Series

ST. LOUIS - Pushed to the brink, the St. Louis Cardinals saved themselves. A frantic rush to reach the postseason on the final day. A nifty pair of comebacks in the playoffs. Two desperate rallies in Game 6.

October 29, 2011 | By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer | Sports


Cardinals rally twice, win in 11th to force Game 7

ST. LOUIS - David Freese homered to lead off the bottom of the 11th inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals forced the World Series to a Game 7 by rallying from two-run deficits against the Texas Rangers in the 9th and 10th on Thursday night.

October 28, 2011 | By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer | Sports


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Statesboro STEAM getting serious about sports

Residents of Bulloch County are well aware of the Statesboro STEAM Academy, even if they have no idea what actually goes on inside the building ...

July 19, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Georgia Tech's Dedrick Mills named to preseason All-ACC football team

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Defending national champion Clemson leads all schools with five selections to the 2017 All-Atlantic Coast Conference Preseason Football Team announced on Wednesday.

July 19, 2017 | ACC Media Relations | Sports


Earnhardt Jr.'s wife says competing in Clash not worth risk

Anyone hoping to see Dale Earnhardt Jr. race in the Clash at Daytona next February got their answer from his wife.

July 19, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


FIFA turmoil far from over

More than a year since FIFA declared the end of its corruption turmoil, the optimism has proved misguided. The latest arrest, of a man one ...

July 18, 2017 | By ROBB HARRIS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Spieth looks for another major

SOUTHPORT, England - With a chance to close out the match, Jordan Spieth fired his second shot into the par-5 15th at Royal Birkdale and it ...

July 18, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Preseason letter from Tom Kleinlein

Dear Eagle Nation,

July 18, 2017 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Sergio eyes Open, then wedding

SOUTHPORT, England - Sergio Garcia won't be wearing his green jacket from Augusta National at his wedding.

July 17, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Four cyclists in contention for Tour de France title

July 17, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Federer 'can't think too far ahead' nowadays

LONDON - Roger Federer has learned not to take anything for granted.

July 17, 2017 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


One for the road

South Georgia Tormenta FC entered its season finale knowing that it had already been mathmetically eliminated from playoff contention, but ended with a bang anyways.

July 17, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Hootie Johnson dies at 86

Hootie Johnson, the South Carolina banker and Augusta National chairman who stubbornly stood his ground amid pressure for the club to invite female members, died ...

July 17, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Venus Williams advances to Wimbledon final

LONDON - All these years later, Wimbledon still brings out the best in Venus Williams.

July 13, 2017 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Atlanta United has fans in a frenzy

ATLANTA - Darren Eales sensed the potential for a rabid soccer fan base in Atlanta long before the expansion United first took the field.

July 13, 2017 | By ANDY BUHLER AP Sports Writer | Sports


Swinney not worried about replacing Clemson's missing pieces

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Dabo Swinney isn't concerned about losing more than 77 percent of his team's offensive production from last season's ...

July 13, 2017 | By STEVE REED AP Sports Writer | Sports


Tormenta FC's Jad Arslan named to USPDL's team on the week

Week ten's USPDL team of the week featured Tormenta FC's Jas Aslan for his outstanding efforts against Peachtree City MOBA last week.

July 12, 2017 | Staff Reports | Sports


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