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New playoff format has everybody talking

Now that there's 13 teams in Region 3-A, getting into the playoffs may just be a little bit harder.

September 08, 2008 | By MATT YOGUS AND CHAD BISHOP Herald Sports | Sports


NOTEBOOK: ECI looks to repeat

TWIN CITY - Emanuel County Institute left no doubt as to who was the No. 1 team in Class A in the state of Georgia in 2007. Now they're ready to make sure no one's asking questions in 2008.

September 08, 2008 | By CHAD BISHOP | Sports


New class, new region — new hope for Metter

The last two seasons in Metter have been all about building a foundation from the bottom up. In 2006, coach Clay Hill inherited a Tiger squad without much experience, and he has focused on developing the middle school kids and keeping the numbers up. Metter has consistently fielded over 50 kids in each of the last two seasons, and with a strong foundation both offensively and defensively, the coaching staff feels the team is ready to compete again.

September 08, 2008 | By MATT YOGUS | Sports


JCHS ready for playoff push in 08

When Chuck Conley arrived in Millen in 2005, the Jenkins County football team was struggling.

September 08, 2008 | By CHAD BISHOP | Sports


Youth movement over in Claxton, Tigers ready to punce

CLAXTON - The youth movement in Claxton is over.

September 08, 2008 | By CHAD BISHOP | Sports


Screven has region title contender

The Screven County Gamecocks are getting used to being back in the playoffs.

September 08, 2008 | By MATT YOGUS | Sports


Panthers ready to roll with new offense

PORTAL - It's no surprise that the Portal Panthers will be offering a new look in 2008.

September 08, 2008 | By MATT YOGUS | Sports


Pass! Statesboro sure to open offense

For years, Statesboro has been synonymous with running the football.

September 08, 2008 | By CHAD BISHOP | Sports


Devils ready to make run at the Dome

Once again, Statesboro has a serious chance to contend for a state championship.

September 08, 2008 | By CHAD BISHOP | Sports


Weekly Whatup 8/25

My friends, it's been a long and wearisome journey this summer.

September 08, 2008 | By CHAD BISHOP | Sports


Poole ready to shoulder the load for BA

Whether in the weight room, on the football field or in the classroom, Bulloch Academy senior David Poole goes above and beyond.

September 08, 2008 | By RAHN HUTCHESON Special to the Herald | Sports


PHS wants to get back to winning ways

PORTAL - Coming off a 1-9 season, the Portal Panthers had a reality check - it's time to turn things around.

September 08, 2008 | By MATT YOGUS | Sports


Gators have big holes to fill

Bulloch Academy amassed 3,468 total yards and scored 314 points last football season en route to an 8-3 record.

September 08, 2008 | By RAHN HUTCHESON Special to the Herald | Sports


Lady Eagles win opener

BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. - The Georgia Southern women's soccer team opened the season with a 2-0 victory over Gardner-Webb Saturday.

September 07, 2008 | From staff and wire reports | Sports


BA over PA in final scrimmage of preseason

SPARTA - Bulloch Academy scored on its first two possessions and stood firm on defense as the Gators beat Piedmont Academy 16-8 in the annual John Hancock Kickoff Classic Thursday.

September 06, 2008 | By RAHN HUTCHESON Special to the Herald | Sports


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Conduct of 'do-gooder' at heart of UNC scandal

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - The University of North Carolina has tried for years to remove the stain of an academic scandal that began with an office administrator setting up sham classes to help struggling students - only to see things get worse.

October 31, 2014 | By AARON BEARD AP Sports Writer | Sports


Colsaerts builds 1-shot lead at BMW Masters

SHANGHAI - Nicolas Colsaerts of Belgium is among the longest hitters in golf. When he's hitting it straight, it can be a dangerous combination.

October 31, 2014 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Bumgarner carries Giants to the title

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Madison Bumgarner pitched five innings of near-perfect relief and the San Francisco Giants held off the Kansas City Royals 3-2 Wednesday night in Game 7 of the World Series for their third championship in five seasons.

October 29, 2014 | By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer | Sports


NFL Weekend Picks: Huge matchup in messy NFC South

Back in 2010, New Orleans went 11-5 and Seattle was 7-9. But the Saints were a wild card for the playoffs and the Seahawks won their division.

October 29, 2014 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


A Royal beating

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Lorenzo Cain looped a two-run single and Eric Hosmer chopped a two-run double over shortstop in a seven-run second inning as the Kansas City Royals battered the San Francisco Giants 10-0 Tuesday night to force a decisive Game 7 in the World Series.

October 28, 2014 | By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer | Sports


Monken accepts responsibility for Army violations

A contrite Jeff Monken accepted responsibility on Tuesday for a football recruiting trip that happened a month after he was hired as head coach at Army and resulted in minor NCAA violations.

October 28, 2014 | By JOHN KEKIS AP Sports Writer | Sports


College Football Playoff Top 25 released

Mississippi State, Florida State, Auburn and Mississippi are the top four teams in the first College Football Playoff rankings.

October 28, 2014 | The Associated Press | Sports


Florida State player investigated on domestic battery

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The Tallahassee Police Department has confirmedFlorida State starting running back Karlos Williams is being investigated for an alleged domestic battery incident.

October 27, 2014 | By KAREEM COPELAND Associated Press | Sports


Royals return home, backs against wall

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Royals turn to a 23-year-old rookie to save their season, but not just any 23-year-old rookie: the hardest-throwing starting pitcher in the major leagues.

October 27, 2014 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Emmert calls UNC report troubling

INDIANAPOLIS - NCAA President Mark Emmert said Monday that findings from a recent investigation into academic fraud at the University of North Carolina are troubling, disturbing and shocking.

October 27, 2014 | By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer | Sports


Bumgarner, Giants blank Royals for 3-2 Series lead

SAN FRANCISCO - With every pitch, Madison Bumgarner etched his place among the World Series greats.

October 27, 2014 | By BEN WALKER Associated Press | Sports


Two tied atop McGladrey leaderboard

ST. SIMONS ISLAND - Will MacKenzie figured a good shot had turned out badly.

October 25, 2014 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Rookie reliever leads Royals to win

SAN FRANCISCO - Brandon Finnegan passed his biggest test yet.

October 24, 2014 | By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer | Sports


Henley's putting gets him lead at Sea Island

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. - Russell Henley has a reminder on his phone that goes off every day at noon to tell him he's the best putter in the world. He didn't need one Friday in the McGladrey Classic.

October 24, 2014 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Probe shows UNC cheating scandal involved 3,100 students

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - Bogus classes and automatic A's and B's are at the heart of a cheating scandal at the University of North Carolina that lasted nearly two decades, encompassing about 3,100 students - nearly half of them athletes.

October 23, 2014 | By AARON BEARD and EMERY P. DALESIO Associated Press | Sports


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