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Kids learn football the Gator way

The 2009 season may be two months away from kickoff, but football has returned to action this week at Bulloch Academy.

June 15, 2009 | By JEFF HARRISON Herald Intern | Sports


Weekly Whatup 6/16

We'll start this week by sending out a big congratulations to the six local athletes who saw their name scrawl - that's scroll plus crawl equals scrawl - across the big board during the 2009 MLB Draft this past week.

June 15, 2009 | By CHAD BISHOP | Sports


Portal hosts football game Saturday night

Craving football?

June 11, 2009 | CHAD BISHOP | Sports


Taylor, GSU's Bobo drafted by Pittsburgh

Statesboro's Zach Taylor has been drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates - the 925th selection overall.

June 10, 2009 | From staff reports | Sports


Meet the Eagles: Senior DB Carson Hill

'Meet the Eagles' is a new part of our summer lineup at statesboroherald.com. Each week, we'll get to know a different Eagle. Up first - senior DB Carson Hill.

June 09, 2009 | VINCE JOHNSON & MATT YOGUS vjohnson@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Video - UGA coach Mark Richt talks locals Deangelo Tyson, Washaun Ealey

University of Georgia head football coach Mark Richt discusses former SHS standout Deangelo Tyson and former ECI star Washaun Ealey Tuesday in Macon.

June 09, 2009 | VINCE JOHNSON vjohnson@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Summer Football Fix

If it were only for just a couple of hours, football made a brief cameo in the middle of the state of Georgia on Tuesday. It was a reminder that football is still, and always will be, king in this state.

June 09, 2009 | CHAD BISHOP | Sports


Campers hit the mat at BA

Some of Bulloch County's fiercest competitors are hitting the gym this week to take part in the world's oldest competitive sport.

June 09, 2009 | JEFF HARRISON Herald Intern | Sports


Weekly Whatup 6.9

The Atlanta Braves fan nation was unsteadied this week when future Hall of Fame pitcher Tom Glavine was released by the club.

June 09, 2009 | CHAD BISHOP | Sports


Hill tips off hoops camp

Statesboro coach Lee Hill kicked off his annual basketball camp Monday at the SHS gymnasium. The camp is conducted by Hill and a long list of friends and family willing to lend a helping hand. It consists of an 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. portion featuring second through fifth graders and a 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. portion featuring sixth through ninth graders.

June 09, 2009 | By ANDREW DeGRAFF Herald Intern | Sports


Double Duty: SEB works youths on soccer, softball

The seventh annual Southeast Bulloch girls' soccer and softball camp kicked off Wednesday morning at the SEB sports complex in Brooklet. The camp, which fields 20 to 25 girls annually - ages ranging from third to eighth grade - focuses on teaching and developing basic skill sets for the girls.

June 03, 2009 | ANDREW DeGRAFF Herald Intern | Sports


Page, Jackets helping youth learn hoops

More than 20 children are hitting the hardwood this week, for Southeast Bulloch's annual youth basketball camp. The three-day camp focuses on the game's most fundamental aspects. The young athletes, ranging from third to eighth grade, will spend the week running drills that stress passing, dribbling and shooting.

June 02, 2009 | JEFF HARRISON Herald Intern | Sports


Blues win Firecracker Classic

The Statesboro Blues may not be Bulloch County's most notable baseball squad that competed in a tournament this past weekend, but they could be the most successful.

June 01, 2009 | By JEFF HARRISON and ANDREW DeGRAFF Herald Interns | Sports


Weekly Whatup 6.2

That crash you just heard was Georgia Southern's national title hopes hitting the floor - suddenly, loudly and shockingly.

June 01, 2009 | CHAD BISHOP | Sports


Weekly Whatup 5/26

They did it with determination. They did it with focus. They did it by themselves.

May 25, 2009 | By CHAD BISHOP | Sports


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Belichick tries to clear the air

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Saying his team "followed every rule to the letter," New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick described in detail how his team prepares its footballs on game day and defended his players from chatter that they made it to the Super Bowl by cheating.

January 24, 2015 | By JIMMY GOLEN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Hawks all about balance

ATLANTA - The Hawks know it can be done.

January 24, 2015 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Baseball mourns passing of Ernie Banks

CHICAGO - To Chicago Cubs fans, Ernie Banks was sunshine that cut through decades of darkness. To baseball players, he was the spirit of the game.

January 24, 2015 | By JAY COHEN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Column: Belichick should be benched

Not so long ago, we came to praise the New England Patriots.

January 23, 2015 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Columnist | Sports


Palmer misses chance for 59 at Humana

LA QUINTA, Calif. - Ryan Palmer missed a chance to shoot 59 or lower Friday in the Humana Challenge, settling for an 11-under 61 after playing an eight-hole stretch in 10 under.

January 23, 2015 | By JOHN NICHOLSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Federer out of Aussie Open in 3rd round

MELBOURNE, Australia - Roger Federer is out of the Australian Open, his chances of reaching a 12th consecutive semifinal at Melbourne Park erased in a shocking third-round loss to Andreas Seppi on Friday.

January 23, 2015 | By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Blake Adams shoots 64 in return from hip replacement surgery

LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) - Blake Adams, a former Georgia Southern Eagle, figured he was already way ahead of the game when he teed off in first round of the Humana Challenge. A high spot on the leaderboard was a bonus.

January 23, 2015 | By JOHN NICHOLSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Eagles get road win at Texas State

SAN MARCOS, Texas – Mike Hughes tipped in a Jelani Hewitt missed jumper with 1:39 to go, and the Eagles made it stand with key defensive stops down the stretch as Georgia Southern posted a 45-43 Sun Belt Conference men's basketball victory over the Bobcats Thursday night in Strahan Coliseum.

January 22, 2015 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Healthy Azarenka coasts into third round

MELBOURNE, Australia - Unseeded and floating dangerously in the draw, two-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka took out No. 8-seeded Caroline Wozniacki 6-4, 6-2 on Thursday night to reach the third round at the first major of 2015.

January 22, 2015 | By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Brady, Belichick issue flat denials

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - The two men most responsible for delivering wins for the New England Patriots both said Thursday they have no explanation for how footballs used to reach the Super Bowl were underinflated by 2 pounds per square inch.

January 22, 2015 | By HOWARD ULMAN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Sharpshooting Korver leading red-hot Hawks

ATLANTA - Kyle Korver spent most of his career running around behind the 3-point stripe, a guy whose singular quest was to get open for a long-range shot at the basket.

January 22, 2015 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


So close: Nadal, Sharapova survive

MELBOURNE, Australia - An agitated Roger Federer spat out the question that Rafael Nadal and Maria Sharapova easily could have asked the players who pushed them to the limits in the second round of the Australian Open.

January 21, 2015 | By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Time to take Jimmy Walker seriously

HONOLULU - Some of the best golf at the Ryder Cup occurred in a match hardly anyone noticed.

January 20, 2015 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


No worries for Djokovic, Williams in 1st round

MELBOURNE, Australia - As a first-time dad with a baby at home, Novak Djokovic could see merits in the tale of Serena Williams' mid-match espresso that has been brewing in the lead-up to the Australian Open.

January 20, 2015 | By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer | Sports


My Take: So long, everyone, and thanks for the memories

From the Portal Panthers in the 2008 GHSA basketball final four, to the unforgettable GSU win over the Florida Gators on the gridiron in 2013 and the program's first Sun Belt title the following year, I've covered a lot of great moments in the pages of the Statesboro Herald.

January 19, 2015 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.com | Sports


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