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SHS ladies win game, not toss

Sometimes it's not how you start, but how you finish.

February 25, 2007 | Chad Bishop | Sports


Eisenhart becomes an Eagle

Thomas Eisenhart, a senior at Statesboro High, signed a letter-of-intent to play soccer for head coach Kevin Kennedy and Georgia Southern University on Thursday. Eisenhart said his choice to play for GSU was two-fold.

February 23, 2007 | From staff reports | Sports


Lady Gamecock seniors hope to go out on top

For Lady Gamecock seniors Kadedra Evans, Ashley Loundy, Kiki Warren and Shaneka Lee, tonight's game against visiting Southeast Bulloch symbolizes the beginning to reach their goal of a state championship.

February 23, 2007 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.net | Sports


SHS faces ARC for region showdown

It's Senior Night tonight at Statesboro High where the Blue Devils welcome the Academy of Richmond Hill. For Justin Houston, one of six seniors to be recognized prior to the game, there's not a better way to go out than with a win over the Musketeers (15-9, 6-1).

February 23, 2007 | By CHAD BISHOP | Sports


Ward signs with Shorter

Josh Ward, a Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jacket football standout, has signed on to play outside linebacker for Shorter College.

February 22, 2007 | From staff reports | Sports


Jones signs at Presbyterian

Morgan Jones, a senior at Southeast Bulloch, signed a national letter of intent with Presbyterian College to play women's soccer Tuesday. Presbyterian, which just joined the Big South Conference, will play Division I soccer for the first time this year.

February 22, 2007 | From staff reports | Sports


Knox, Houston UGA bound

John Knox and Justin Houston, both seniors at Statesboro High, officialy signed their letters of intent to play football for the University of Georgia on Wednesday.

February 22, 2007 | From staff reports | Sports


Diggs signs with Navy

Delvin Diggs, a senior at Claxton High School's signed a national letter of intent to attend the Naval Academy and play football for former Georgia Southern head coach Paul Johnson on Wednesday. Diggs, a senior, rushed for 1582 yards on 273 carries this past season for the Tigers.

February 22, 2007 | From staff reports | Sports


Local Roundup: BA JV girls win

Taylor Collins scored a game-high 11 points and Rachel Gilbert added eight to lead the Bulloch Academy girls' team to a 34-20 win at Citizens Christian Academy Tuesday. The BA girls (9-2) begin GISA Region 2-AA tournament play Thursday at home.

February 21, 2007 | | Sports


Portal seniors go out with a bang

PORTAL - The Portal Panthers didn't exactly come out ready to play Tuesday night, but once they did, there was no denying them a win on Senior Night.

February 21, 2007 | Chad Bishop | Sports


Colts win Super Bowl XLI

MIAMI - A wet and wild Super Bowl, the winning conditions for Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts.

February 21, 2007 | The Associated Press | Sports


What can I getcha?

For years and years you've gone to the same restaurant, the same bar, the same wherever it is you may frequent.

February 20, 2007 | Chad Bishop | Sports


Local Roundup: Eagles drop series finale at Hawaii

HONOLULU, Hawaii - Making his collegiate debut, freshman Brian Wilkerson carried a no-hitter into the sixth inning, but 13 stranded runners cost Georgia Southern in a 2-1 decision at Hawaii Saturday. The Eagles fell to 1-2 overall while the Rainbows improved to 4-2.

February 18, 2007 | From staff reports | Sports


ECI squeeks past Portal

PORTAL - The night after Portal senior Fred Williams scored his 2000th career point, the Panthers (17-7, 8-4) fell short to the Emanuel County Institute Bulldogs in a heartbreaking 55-53 loss on Saturday.

February 18, 2007 | By MATT YOGUS Staff Writer | Sports


SHS says in your face

Statesboro head coach Lee Hill couldn't specifically say what he told his Blue Devils at halftime Friday night. Whatever he said - it worked.

February 18, 2007 | By CHAD BISHOP | Sports


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MLS franchise coming to Atlanta

ATLANTA - Major League Soccer announced its newest team Wednesday, unveiling an expansion team for Atlanta that will begin play in 2017 at the city's new retractable roof stadium.

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


Speith hungry for more at Heritage

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. - Get ready, Augusta National. Jordan Spieth can't wait for another chance at that green jacket.

April 16, 2014 | By PETE IACOBELLI AP Sports Writer | Sports


Defense gets its turn in Pistorius murder trial

PRETORIA, South Africa - For five days, Oscar Pistorius endured a withering cross-examination at his murder trial from a prosecutor who pounced on apparent inconsistencies in his testimony. Yet, legal analysts said Tuesday, expert witnesses who will testify for the defense could undermine the prosecution's efforts to prove Pistorius killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on purpose after an argument.

April 15, 2014 | By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA Associated Press | Sports


Ferguson: Musings from the Masters

AUGUSTA - The moment doesn't get much bigger than this - a 20-foot putt on the 18th green Sunday at Augusta National for the win.

April 15, 2014 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


One year since bombings

BOSTON - Survivors, first responders and family members of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombing marked the anniversary Tuesday with tributes that combined sorrow over the loss of innocent victims with pride over Boston's resilience in the face of a terror attack.

April 15, 2014 | By DENISE LEVOIE Associated Press | Sports


MLB marks 67th anniversary of Jackie Robinson's debut

NEW YORK - Marking the 67th anniversary of the day Jackie Robinson broke baseball's color barrier, the Rev. Jesse Jackson praised Commissioner Bud Selig for the strides the sport has taken in minority opportunities over the past two decades.

April 15, 2014 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Can Bubba Watson's reach extend out of Athens?

He plays a sexy game of golf, owns two green jackets and - in what constitutes a show of major respect in these parts - Bubba Watson made rabid Georgia Bulldog fans take a break from spring football to watch some golf this weekend.

April 14, 2014 | By JIM LITKE AP Sports Columnist | Sports


Hawks add Turner exec Koonin to bolster profile

ATLANTA - Steve Koonin has cheered on the Atlanta Hawks surrounded by thousands of empty seats. He's cheered them on when the place was rockin'.

April 14, 2014 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Pistorius accused of staging outbursts at trial

PRETORIA, South Africa - Oscar Pistorius came under intense pressure Monday at his murder trial from the chief prosecutor, who dismissed his account of how he killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp as a flimsy web of lies and accused the Olympian of staging emotional outbursts to mask difficulty in answering a barrage of probing questions.

April 14, 2014 | By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA and GERALD IMRAY Associated Press | Sports


'Small town' Bubba in rarified air

"When I got to the 10 tee box, I still believed I could win the tournament, no doubt about it. I still thought that Bubba..."

April 13, 2014 | By VINCE JOHNSON | Sports


Bubba Watson wins another green jacket at Augusta

AUGUSTA - Bubba Watson's second Masters title was nothing like the green jacket he won two years ago.

April 13, 2014 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Spieth aims for youthful history

On July 27, 1993, Jordan Spieth was born.

April 13, 2014 | By VINCE JOHNSON | Sports


Watson the life of the party

A patron asks, "Is that Bubba?"

April 11, 2014 | By VINCE JOHNSON Special to the Herald | Sports


Bubba Watson goes on birdie spree at the Masters

AUGUSTA - Bubba Watson won the Masters two years ago with his brand of "Bubba golf," producing shots of raw skill and wild imagination. His strategy now is to keep it simple, and he is halfway to another green jacket.

April 11, 2014 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Haas heads up first round

AUGUSTA - No nerves. No worries. Adam Scott never knew the opening round at Augusta National could be so enjoyable.

April 10, 2014 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


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