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Whitetail deer / hunting the rut

One month into deer season puts us right in the middle of the rut and it's an exciting time for hunters. We all think that this is our best chance to get Big Ed and that's probably true but it is not a given that a wall hanger is going to be easy even though the bucks are half crazed right now. There are still plenty of problems to solve and things to consider when hunting during this part of the season.

November 23, 2010 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


Hamilton takes AL MVP

NEW YORK - Josh Hamilton thought back to the days when his career was derailed by drugs and alcohol.

November 23, 2010 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Still more work to do

Carson Hill has seen it all too many times.

November 22, 2010 | By MATT YOGUS | Sports


Boston Celtics have the Hawks' number

ATLANTA - Nate Robinson had 16 points and 10 assists filling in for Rajon Rondo and the Boston Celtics blew out Atlanta right from the start, racing to a 26-point lead in the first quarter on the way to a 99-76 rout of the Hawks on Monday night.

November 22, 2010 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Georgia Southern picked for FCS playoffs

Riding a three-game winning streak, Georgia Southern was selected Sunday to be part of the NCAA FCS playoffs. The Eagles return to the playoffs for the first time since 2005 and will face South Carolina State at 2 p.m. Saturday in Paulson Stadium.

November 21, 2010 | From staff reports | Sports


SHS stuns Griffin

Statesboro built a huge lead halfway through the third quarter, but had to avoid a furious Griffin comeback to secure a 34-28 win in the second round of the Georgia High School Association state playoffs Friday at Womack Field.

November 20, 2010 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Mercer bringing football back

MACON - The sights and sounds of intercollegiate football will be returning to the Mercer University campus after a 70-year absence. The University's Board of Trustees today unanimously approved a plan to resume competition in football in the fall of 2013. Mercer currently fields 15 men's and women's sports and is the only private university in Georgia to compete in NCAA Division-I athletics.

November 19, 2010 | Mercer AMR | Sports


Georgia State gets rude welcome at Alabama

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Greg McElroy completed 12 of 13 passes for 159 yards and two touchdowns and No. 10 Alabama routed fledgling Georgia State 63-7 on Thursday night.

November 18, 2010 | By JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer | Sports


NCAA tourney committee expects choices to be tough

INDIANAPOLIS - Putting three more teams in the NCAA tournament won't make the selections any easier for Gene Smith or his selection committee members.

November 17, 2010 | By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer | Sports


Woods enters a rebuilding stage

Tiger Woods in on Twitter, and that's not all.

November 17, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


My Take - That's about as wrong as it gets

Sometimes, you've just got to throw in the towel and concede defeat. When you're wrong, you're wrong.

November 08, 2010 | By MATT YOGUS | Sports


TCU closing in on top two in BCS standings

NEW YORK - TCU's best chance to catch Oregon and Auburn in the BCS standings came and went, and the Horned Frogs are still chasing the top two.

November 08, 2010 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports


Mike Anthony - GSU finds a way against App St.

For a few years, a common feeling has spread over many of Georgia Southern's football games.

November 07, 2010 | Mike Anthony | Sports


Westwood 1 shot back of Molinari at HSBC Champions

SHANGHAI - Lee Westwood figured a 5-wood would be enough to carry the water on the par-5 18th and set up an easy birdie for a share of the lead Friday at the HSBC Champions.

November 05, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Westwood, Woods near top in Shanghai

SHANGHAI - Lee Westwood spent his career trying to be No. 1. The way he played Thursday in the HSBC Champions, it doesn't look as though he wants to give up his prized ranking after just one week.

November 04, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


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Penalty to be waived for accidental ball movement on green

Golf's governing bodies have responded to Dustin Johnson's penalty at the U.S. Open by introducing a local rule that will waive the ...

December 08, 2016 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Oregon hires Willie Taggart as new head football coach

Willie Taggart has become known for rebuilding programs at Western Kentucky and South Florida. His next endeavor will be much more high profile, trying to ...

December 07, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Rivera disciplined Newton to avoid 'chaos' setting in

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Panthers coach Ron Rivera said he benched reigning league MVP Cam Newton on Sunday night because he didn't want "chaos" setting ...

December 07, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


One win doesn't define your season, even an upset

Saturday was the first time all season I actually felt like I was at a Georgia Southern football game.

December 04, 2016 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Winning is the only way up, no matter the method

No matter the level, Georgia Southern football doesn't seem to be interested in doing things the traditional way.

December 04, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Eagles take down Troy

In a season where just about everything went wrong, Georgia Southern ended the right way.

December 04, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Penn State makes playoff case with 38-31 win over Wisconsin

INDIANAPOLIS - As Penn State's band played and Lucas Oil Stadium rocked, thousands of fans clad in their traditional white shirts chanted "We Are Penn ...

December 04, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Watson, Clemson claim ACC title and await playoff berth

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Deshaun Watson's mission is not over.

December 04, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Southern sweeps Savannah

Georgia Southern weathered an early storm of red-hot Savannah State shooting and finished the night by showcasing its own offensive firepower.

December 01, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Hurts brings more big plays than freshman mistakes to Bama

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Jim McElwain never had a quarterback at Alabama quite like Jalen Hurts.

December 01, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Dodgers, Latin American players losers in MLB labor deal

NEW YORK - The Los Angeles Dodgers, Latin American teenagers and Cubans approaching their mid-20s were losers in baseball's new labor contract, which includes stiffer ...

December 01, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Tormenta FC partners with European clubs

As if an inaugural season filled with success and popularity wasn't enough, South Georgia Tormenta FC is now making itself an international sensation.

December 01, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Bears sink teeth in Eagles

The Mercer Bears piled up a 23-6 lead after just one quarter of action and never looked back, defeating the Georgia Southern women's basketball ...

November 29, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Arena: US 'fighting for our lives' in World Cup qualifying

NEW YORK - Bruce Arena opened a binder to a page with 48 names, his depth chart for the U.S. soccer team.

November 29, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


No. 1 Kentucky enters December still awaiting a close game

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas - Kentucky spent November romping its way to lopsided wins and leaving little doubt who should be the No. 1-ranked team in the ...

November 29, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


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