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Panthers finally figure out ECI

SAVANNAH – The Portal Panthers have now gone further in tournament play than any previous Portal basketball team.

March 03, 2007 | By MIKE BROWN Herald Correspondent | Sports


Local Roundup: SHS boys in championship

The Statesboro boys basketball team advanced to the championship of the region 3-AAAA tournament with a 51-38 win over Wayne County Friday at the Academy of Richmond County.

March 03, 2007 | From staff reports | Sports


Local Roundup: Lady Gamecocks advance to state

Three Lady Gamecocks scored in double figures to lead Screven County to a 61-21 win over Jefferson County Wednesday in the region 3-AA tournament at Josey. The win secured a trip to the state playoffs for Screven, which improved to 22-4. Kadedra Evans scored 12 points while Ashley Loundy and Kiki Warren added 10 apiece for the Lady Gamecocks, who continue tournament play at Josey Friday with a 4 p.m. game against Swainsboro.

March 02, 2007 | From staff reports | Sports


Portal boys headed to state

SAVANNAH - The No. 3 seed Portal Panthers dismantled the No. 7 seed Claxton Tigers Wednesday night, 73-35, in the first round of the region 3-A basketball playoffs.

March 02, 2007 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.net | Sports


Hardaway won’t represent NBA at All-Star game after anti-gay remarks

The NBA banished Tim Hardaway from All-Star weekend in Las Vegas because of his anti-gay remarks.

March 02, 2007 | By MELISSA MURPHY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Jones' Hat Trick lifts Jackets

BROOKLET - Morgan Jones got her first hat trick of the year and sister Kacey earned the shutout as the Southeast Bulloch Lady Yellow Jackets (1-0-1) knocked off the Screven County Lady Gamecocks 5-0 on a cold Tuesday night at SEB's Fred Shaver Field.

March 02, 2007 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.net | Sports


Blue Devils cruise

Statesboro shut out visiting Brunswick in the second quarter and held the Pirates without a point over a stretch of 10:01 to cruise to a 57-29 victory Tuesday in the first round of the region 3-AAAA tournament.

March 02, 2007 | Chad Bishop | Sports


Local Roundup: Lady Devils, Screven County boys advance to state

The Statesboro High girls' basketball team secured a trip to the state playoffs with a 52-49 win at Ware County in Region 3-AAAA tournament action Tuesday. Gwennetta Jones led the Lady Devils with 16 points, while Victoria Mikell added 14 and Monnette Bennett scored 11. SHS continues tournament play at Richmond Academy on Friday against an opponent to be determined.

March 01, 2007 | From Staff Reports | Sports


SEB opens season today

The Southeast Bulloch Lady Yellow Jackets soccer team will return to the field today after a disappointing, yet optimistic finish to the 2006 season.

February 27, 2007 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.net | Sports


SHS opens season today

For the Statesboro boys soccer team, the 2006 season didn't end the way they ever wanted it to. With plenty of confidence and expectations, the Blue Devils were shocked in the first round of the state tournament by Thomas County Central in a thrilling overtime loss.

February 27, 2007 | By CHAD BISHOP | Sports


Tourney Time

A quest for a state championship in basketball begins today, with area teams beginning play in their respective region tournaments. The teams who survive to the final four of region tourney play qualify for the state tournament which begins on Feb. 23.

February 27, 2007 | By CHAD BISHOP | Sports


Gators boys go 8-0 in region

The Bulloch Academy boys accomplished two of their pre-season goals Friday night.

February 25, 2007 | By RAHN HUTCHESON Special to the Herald | Sports


Screven wins big over SEB

SYLVANIA – In a night set aside to honor Screven County's seniors, neither team disappointed. The Lady Gamecocks (21-4, 11-3) demolished the visiting Lady Yellow Jackets of Southeast Bulloch (8-14, 7-7) 72-22, wrapping up a very successful regular season and sending the Lady Gamecocks into the region 3-AA playoffs with an air of confidence.

February 25, 2007 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.net | Sports


Kenny named new football coach at SEB

John B. Kenny has been hired by the Bulloch County School System to teach physical education at Southeast Bulloch High School. He has also been selected by the Principal, Joni Walker-Seier, as the new head football coach.

February 25, 2007 | Special to the Herald | Sports


Devils go down to buzzer

Senior Jared Houston got hot Friday night in the fourth quarter - just not hot enough.

February 25, 2007 | Chad Bishop | Sports


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David Moyes out as Manchester United manager

MANCHESTER, England (AP) - It's some feat to turn one of the world's most storied and valuable sports brands into a mere also-ran in the space of 10 months.

April 22, 2014 | By STEVE DOUGLAS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Tech boom presents new wrinkles for Wrigley Field

CHICAGO - During a recent game at Wrigley Field, John Weber was using a pencil and scorecard to expertly track the game between his hometown Cubs and the Pittsburgh Pirates. The 86-year-old retired transit worker figures he is an increasingly rare kind of baseball fan.

April 22, 2014 | By DON BABWIN Associated Press | Sports


Outdoor Life: The wonderful world of golf

We are currently in a period of the year I like to refer to as golf heaven. The Masters tourney is over, the weather is beautiful, the courses aren't overrun with strangers from the northern tier of the country and green fees have returned to normalcy. It's time to get out there and embarrass myself once more.

April 22, 2014 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


American Meb Keflezighi wins Boston Marathon

BOSTON - "The Star-Spangled Banner" played over Boylston Street in honor of an American winner of the Boston Marathon.

April 21, 2014 | By PAT EATON-ROBB Associated Press | Sports


GSU alum, USGA director talks US Open

PINEHURST, N.C. - Pinehurst No. 2 is ready for its double dip of U.S. opens.

April 21, 2014 | By JOEDY McCREARY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Marathon makes room for runners affected by bombs

BOSTON - "I need to run."

April 19, 2014 | By JIMMY GOLEN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Hawks fire first shot in playoff series

INDIANAPOLIS - Jeff Teague scored a playoff career-high 28 points and Paul Millsap added 25 as eighth-seeded Atlanta rolled past top-seeded Indiana 101-93 on Saturday night, taking a 1-0 lead in the best-of-seven series.

April 19, 2014 | By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer | Sports


Donald fires 66, takes lead at RBC Heritage

HILTON HEAD ISLAND - Luke Donald believes he's got the right game on the right course - and is ready to make up for so many near-misses at the RBC Heritage.

April 19, 2014 | By PETE IACOBELLI AP Sports Writer | Sports


Choi leads rainy day at Heritage

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. - K.J. Choi's early tee time and quick start moved him to the top of the rain-delayed RBC Heritage on Friday.

April 18, 2014 | By PETE IACOBELLI AP Sports Writer | Sports


No bigger playoff underdog than the sub-.500 Hawks

ATLANTA - There's no bigger long shot in the NBA playoffs than the Atlanta Hawks.

April 18, 2014 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Nadal loses in quarterfinals in Monte Carlo

PARIS - Rafael Nadal's mastery of the Monte Carlo clay courts seems to be over.

April 18, 2014 | By JEROME PUGMIRE AP Sports Writer | Sports


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


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