Articles and columns by Alvin Richardson about hunting, fishing and other outdoor sports will appear Wednesdays in the Statesboro Herald. Richardson has spent the past 33 years in education as a teacher, coach and administrator. He has been the head football coach and athletic director at Morgan County High school, an assistant principal at the same school. His writing career began in Madison with the Morgan County Citizen and expanded to the Athens Banner-Herald, where he presently writes the outdoor page. Richardson also writes for Georgia Outdoor magazine and is the author of "It's a Dawg's Life" which ...
On Sunday afternoon, Bobby Cox won the 2,504th game of his managerial career, and it just may have been the most important.
NEWPORT, Wales - The Americans stood behind the 18th green with smiles rarely seen on European soil as they watched yet another match go their way Saturday in the Ryder Cup.
BOONE, N.C. - Appalachian State has knocked off one of college football's top teams. Now the Mountaineers are thinking about joining the big boys.
NEWPORT, Wales - Boy, did that rain delay work out just fine for the Americans. They were able to get dry, do some shopping at the merchandise tent and claim the momentum on a water-logged day at the Ryder Cup.
NEWPORT, Wales - Good thing for the Americans the Ryder Cup ultimately comes down to golf shots, not style points.
NEWPORT, Wales - Preparations for the Ryder Cup were intense and inspirational. There was laughter and a few tears. One thing players from both sides agreed on was the importance of rallying behind the flag.
Georgia Southern finally cracked the Riddle.
ATLANTA - This should serve as a wake-up call for Jim Furyk: He's tied for the lead at the Tour Championship, and very much in the hunt for the $10 million FedEx Cup prize.
ATLANTA - Paul Casey won't be going to the Ryder Cup. He wouldn't mind a $10 million consolation.
COLUMBIA, S.C. - Greg McElroy owns a national title at Alabama, Stephen Garcia has South Carolina off to its best start in three years and Ryan Mallett of Arkansas may be the country's best passer.
COLUMBIA, S.C. - With the embarrassments behind it for now, the much maligned Atlantic Coast Conference still has a spot in the Bowl Championship Series up for grabs - and top contenders Virginia Tech and Florida State begin their run at it this weekend.
The NFL season just started and with it came heartache and trouble, on and off the field: a player's apparent suicide; drunken-driving charges against another; a drug suspension; Reggie Bush's broken leg; a female reporter's locker room plight; chaos at quarterback.
Are you ready for a little summer fishing adventure? In South Georgia the red breast sunfish is one of the greatest fishing prizes available. You will be rewarded with one of the tastiest fish on the planet and treated to some glorious scenery along the way. These fish are typically called red bellies by the locals and the goal is to catch a "rooster" which is a fish over a pound. All summer long you can count on this being a great trip to go on because the water levels are at their lowest and that's the time to ...
NEW YORK - And the Heisman Trophy winner for 2005 is - no one.
It's time for a reality check Eagle fans.
Georgia Southern ended a losing skid Saturday night in the high desert of New Mexico.
Is it the best of times, or is it the worst of times for Georgia Southern?
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons are the NFL's top-scoring team, because of quarterback Matt Ryan's recharged passing attack.
CHICAGO - Cursed by a Billy Goat, bedeviled by Bartman and crushed by decades of disappointment, the Chicago Cubs are at long last headed back to ...
TALLADEGA, Ala. - Martin Truex Jr. showed up at Talladega Superspeedway determined to be at the front of the field and in control of his chances ...
AUSTIN, Texas - With their red, white and blue tutus and Taylor Swift T-shirts, Rachel Emling and Mikala Crews were everything Formula One wanted at the ...
CHICAGO - Chicago Cubs fans waited 71 years to celebrate a return to the World Series.
NEW YORK - Charles Barkley calls it friendly fire.
Down three of their best players, BA succumbed their worst loss of the season in what was the biggest game of the season.
BROOKLET – After a sluggish start, the Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets asserted themselves against an overmatched Groves team on their way to a 49-6 win at ...
Winning is hard, and having to teach players to win makes it more difficult.
It has been a tough year statistically for the top two running backs in the Sun Belt Conference.
Georgia Southern football - players and coaches alike - is now in uncharted territory.
Barely four days removed from being shutout by Ware County, Statesboro now faces their second region opponent in New Hampstead - who hasn't played a ...