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Battle in the Boro postponed

The 2008 Battle in the Boro softball tournament, scheduled to take place this weekend, has been postponed due to inclement weather.

September 06, 2008 | From staff reports | Sports


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September 06, 2008 | | Sports


Battle in the Boro starts today at Mill Creek

Statesboro will host its annual Battle in the Boro softball tournament, starting today at Mill Creek.

The Blue Devils will be one of 16 teams playing a full slate of games that runs through Saturday evening.

September 05, 2008 | By CHAD BISHOP | Sports


Portal beats SEB in sloppy scrimmage

BROOKLET - A five yard scamper by Portal's Steven Cox was the difference in a wet and windy defensive battle Thursday night as the Panthers defeated the Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets 7-0 in a scrimmage the week before the 2008 opening kickoff.

September 05, 2008 | By MATT YOGUS | Sports


Portal's sweep halted by rain

PORTAL - The second game of Wednesday's doubleheader was one out from becoming official, but Emanuel County Institute's Nikki Ellison belted a two-out single into left field as the rain opened up, and the game was called with the Portal Lady Panthers (2-0) holding a 3-1 advantage.

September 05, 2008 | By MATT YOGUS | Sports


SEB gets walk-off win

BROOKLET - Some heads-up base running allowed Ansley Rushing to cross the plate with two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning, giving the Southeast Bulloch Lady Yellow Jackets (5-2) a 3-2 win over the Brantley County Lady Herons (4-1-1) Tuesday at SEB's home opener.

September 03, 2008 | By MATT YOGUS | Sports


Local Roundup: Portal gets monumental win

PORTAL - The Portal softball team won its first ever game against Calvary Day on Tuesday by a score of 6-2 at the Portal Athletic Complex.

September 03, 2008 | From staff and wire reports | Sports


Lady Devils hope to bank on experience, defense

After only a handful of victories in 2007, Statesboro looks to get back to its winning ways in 2008 with a slew of upperclassmen and an upper edge in experience.

With so many young players forced onto the field in '07, the silver lining was the playing time the underclassmen now have under the belt going into '08.

September 02, 2008 | By CHAD BISHOP | Sports


Local Roundup: Southern beats State in exhibition

Georgia Southern took an early lead in the second half and never looked back winning the first exhibition game of the season 2-1 over Georgia State.

September 02, 2008 | From staff and wire reports | Sports


Lady Panthers counting on 07 momentum

PORTAL - After struggling through the 2006 season, the Portal Lady Panthers turned things around in 2007, putting together a 7-5 record in Region 3-A under first-year coach Shannon Davis.

September 02, 2008 | By MATT YOGUS | Sports


Prep sports? Yeah, we’ve got that

The anticipation began building two weeks ago when football practice started at schools all around our area.

September 01, 2008 | By JIM HEALY | Sports


Weekly Whatup 8/18

Listening to FavreSPN radio late Friday night on the drive back from Hinesville, the question was posed on whether or not Michael Phelps' performance will turn swimming into a mainstream American sport.

September 01, 2008 | By CHAD BISHOP | Sports


Southeast, Screven take second at tourneys

REIDSVILLE - The Southeast Bulloch softball team took second place in the Glenville Bank and Trust Tournament this weekend in Tattnall County.

August 31, 2008 | From staff reports | Sports


Local Roundup: Devils get workout in scrimmage

HINESVILLE - The Statesboro Blue Devils missed a 32-yard field-goal attempt as time expired to tie Bradwell Institute 14-14 in a preseason scrimmage Friday.

August 30, 2008 | From staff and wire reports | Sports


SEB softball ready to take game to next level

BROOKLET - The Southeast Bulloch Lady Yellow Jackets have one of the most dominant pitchers in the state in senior Megan Barnwell, a string of trips to the Elite Eight of the GHSA Class AA State Playoffs, and having lost only two seniors from 2007's 21-8 (14-3, Region 3-AA) squad, they look to keep up the momentum.

And this time around, there's one roadblock they hope to pass.

August 29, 2008 | By MATT YOGUS | Sports


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6th pleads guilty in steroids case

MIAMI - The sixth man to plead guilty in the Major League Baseball performance-enhancing drugs scandal was described in court Friday as a recruiter of mostly foreign-born players for the now-shuttered South Florida clinic at the center of the case.

December 19, 2014 | By CURT ANDERSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Upton and away

ATLANTA - Landing another of baseball's top power hitters, the San Diego Padres agreed to a trade for Atlanta Braves outfielder Justin Upton, a person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press on Friday.

December 19, 2014 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Rookie receivers stealing the show

TAMPA, Fla. - Tampa Bay's Mike Evans resists labels that describe him as a football player, especially those that shortchange what he's accomplished as part of an outstanding class of rookie receivers lighting up the NFL.

December 19, 2014 | By FRED GOODALL AP Sports Writer | Sports


Following probe, FIFA won't reopen World Cup voting

MARRAKECH, Morocco - Defiantly declaring that FIFA is no longer in crisis, Sepp Blatter said Friday the decision to hold the next two World Cups in Russia and Qatar won't be revoked and the governing body will publish a confidential probe into the process that picked those countries as hosts.

December 19, 2014 | By JOHN LEICESTER AP Sports Writer | Sports


Bowl season kicks off with five games

The College Football Playoff era is here and as the bowl season starts, it feels a bit like a New Year's three-for-one special: Three big games instead of one.

December 19, 2014 | By JOHN MARSHALL AP Sports Writer | Sports


Why watch?

Over the next three weeks, 38 bowl games and a national championship game will be played from Boise to the Bahamas and various points in between. You should watch them all. Here's why:

December 18, 2014 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports


Hawks out to prove they're the real deal

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks know it's going to take more than a couple of strong months to prove this franchise has really turned things around after so many dashed hopes.

December 16, 2014 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life: Messes of the masses

After some reflection I've concluded that a goodly portion of my life has been consumed with picking up stuff.

December 16, 2014 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


Harbaugh's future will overshadow final two weeks for 49ers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Jim Harbaugh welcomes a sit-down with 49ers CEO Jed York and general manager Trent Baalke to discuss the future - his future - after a season that will end in two weeks without a playoff berth for the first time during his four-year tenure.

December 15, 2014 | By JANIE McCAULEY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Manziel flops in first start

December 15, 2014 | By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Police once again offended by NFL player

December 15, 2014 | By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Eagles' Ferguson returns from suspension

Georgia Southern men's basketball star Eric Ferguson's suspension was lifted Monday, effective immediately, according to GSU athletic director Tom Kleinlein.

December 15, 2014 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Photo gallery: One Season, One Title

Grab a cup of coffee and spend some time re-living the Georgia Southern Eagles sweeping the Sun Belt Conference through the eyes of Herald Staff Photographer Scott Bryant.

December 14, 2014 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Sports


Falcons still in playoff mix despite another loss

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons are headed for their second straight losing season.

December 14, 2014 | By PAUL NEWBERRY Associated Press | Sports


Oregon QB Mariota wins Heisman

NEW YORK (AP) - Marcus Mariota wrote it all down, every word of his Heisman Trophy acceptance speech. It was a good thing, too, because getting through it might have been tougher than sprinting away from linebacker or tossing a long touchdown pass for the Oregon Ducks.

December 14, 2014 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports


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