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Yankees go down

NEW YORK - Once Grady Sizemore hit a leadoff home run, the Cleveland Indians were headed to the AL championship series while the New York Yankees were braced for a showdown with their boss.

October 24, 2007 | By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer | Sports


Cowboys stay undefeated

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. - Tony Romo is nothing if not resilient. And because he didn't let four interceptions in the first half, two returned for touchdowns, destroy his night, the Dallas Cowboys pulled off a stunning comeback victory.

October 24, 2007 | By BARRY WILNER AP Football Writer | Sports


Jackets earn right to host region tourney

BROOKLET - The game that would determine home-field advantage for the Region 3-AA tournament was a pitcher's duel until the fourth inning, when Jamie Bohannon broke a 1-1 tie with an RBI double down the third base line that drove in Bridgett Devlin and sparked a five-run rally that put the Southeast Bulloch Lady Yellow Jackets (16-4, 13-1) up for good against the visiting Screven County Lady Gamecocks in a 6-1 SEB win Tuesday.

October 24, 2007 | By MATT YOGUS | Sports


FMB AOTW: Morgan has breakout game for CHS

Meet Jamalcolm Morgan.

October 24, 2007 | From staff reports | Sports


Falcons to stick with Harrington

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Five games into the post-Michael Vick era, the Atlanta Falcons already have a quarterback controversy and plenty of grumbling players.

October 23, 2007 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Gators end regular season with win

Bulloch Academy wound up its regular season on a high note Monday afternoon as the second-ranked Lady Gators run ruled Thomas Jefferson Academy 14-6 in five innings.

October 23, 2007 | By RAHN HUTCHESON Special to the Herald | Sports


Familiar voices talk local sports on new TV show

For years, local sports personalities and longtime friends Josh Aubrey and Nate Hirsch shared numerous conversations on sports.

October 22, 2007 | By ALEX PELLEGRINO | Sports


Falcons, Dunn fall short in Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Atlanta Falcons had first-and-goal at the Tennessee 1, needing a touchdown to get even with 2 minutes left.

October 22, 2007 | By TERESA M. WALKER AP Sports Writer | Sports


Devils grind by Greenbrier

Statesboro got off to a slow start, but once they got rolling they wouldn't be stopped.

October 21, 2007 | By CHAD BISHOP | Sports


Three late TDs help Gators escape

Leading 7-6 and headed into the fourth quarter, the Brentwood Eagles had seemingly wrestled the Bulloch Academy Gators into submission and almost had the electrical tape wrapped around their snouts.

October 21, 2007 | By RAHN HUTCHESON Herald Correspondent | Sports


Homecoming treat: Claxton gets first win of season

The Claxton Tigers ran 49 offensive plays and fullback Jamalcolm Morgan carried the football on 33 of them as the Tigers got their first win of the season, a 14-0 homecoming win over Jenkins County.

October 21, 2007 | By MATT YOGUS | Sports


BA hopes to avoid upset

According to the most recent Georgia Independent School Association (GISA) Coaches Poll, Bulloch Academy is the king of the mountain in Class AA football and the Brentwood Eagles come to Statesboro tonight to try and knock them off.

October 19, 2007 | By RAHN HUTCHESON Special to the Herald | Sports


Panthers working on curing turnover bug

PORTAL - Turnovers and injuries have played a huge part in Portal's 0-4 start, but for the Panthers, coming off of a bye week and heading into the first game of region play has been the fresh start the players and fans have been looking for.

October 19, 2007 | By MATT YOGUS | Sports


Sick of losing, Eagles begin new season

MILLEN - Jenkins County Eagles fans have gotten accustomed to 1-9 seasons and running second-half clocks for a while now, but when head coach Chuck Conley took over the team in 2005, he thought it was a time for a change.

October 19, 2007 | By MATT YOGUS | Sports


Statesboro defense answering the call

The Statesboro defense was supposed to be the team's weakness coming into 2007. Don't look now, but the Blue Devil 'D' could slowly be turing into an SHS strength.

October 19, 2007 | By CHAD BISHOP | Sports


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Merritt maintains edge through 3 rounds at RBC Heritage

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. - Troy Merritt felt the fear Saturday he experienced during his successful amateur career. The third-round leader at the RBC Heritage expects another healthy dose Sunday.

April 18, 2015 | By PETE IACOBELLI AP Sports Writer | Sports


Merritt shoots 61 to tie record

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. - Little-known Troy Merritt one-upped the Masters champion Jordan Spieth at the RBC Heritage.

April 17, 2015 | By PETE IACOBELLI AP Sports Writer | Sports


Winston's lawyer calls sexual assault suit a stunt

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The attorney for NFL prospect Jameis Winston said the lawsuit filed against the former Florida State University quarterback by a woman who says he raped her is "false" and a "stunt."

April 17, 2015 | By GARY FINEOUT | Sports


Top seeds have plenty of doubters heading to playoffs

ATLANTA - They won 60 games, which is the accepted NBA standard of greatness. They blew away everyone else in the Eastern Conference - including you, LeBron James.

April 17, 2015 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Jordan Spieth struggles in 1st round after Masters

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. - Jordan Spieth had a post-Masters letdown Thursday, shooting a 3-over 74 at the RBC Heritage to end his run of 16 straight rounds under par.

April 16, 2015 | By PETE IACOBELLI AP Sports Writer | Sports


Ex-NFL player Aaron Hernandez convicted of murder, gets life

FALL RIVER, Mass. - Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison Wednesday in a deadly late-night shooting, sealing the downfall of an athlete who once had a $40 million contract and a standout career ahead of him.

April 15, 2015 | By MICHAEL R. SMITH Associated Press | Sports


Still awaiting verdict after six days

FALL RIVER, Mass. - After six days of deliberating, jurors went home Tuesday without reaching a verdict in the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez, who is accused of killing the man dating his fiancee's sister.

April 14, 2015 | By MICHELLE R. SMITH Associated Press | Sports


On The Fringe: Spieth not keen on new 'Golden Child' moniker

The green jacket is all Jordan Spieth needs for an identity. He is the Masters champion.

April 14, 2015 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Bowl payouts still on the rise

By RALPH D. RUSSO

April 14, 2015 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP Sports Writer | Sports


Galloway goes big as Knicks pull upset

ATLANTA - Rookie Langston Galloway scored a career-high 26 points, hitting all six of his 3-point attempts, and the New York Knicks stunned the playoff-bound Atlanta Hawks 112-108 Monday night.

April 13, 2015 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Local CrossFit making it into national spotlight

Former Georgia Southern University athlete Laura Brannen and current GSU student Jacob Anderson have a few things in common. They are both highly competitive, workout at CrossFit Boro and both have qualified for the 2015 CrossFit Regional competition in Atlanta.

April 13, 2015 | By HORACE HOLLOMAN hholloman@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Exciting Masters shows that golf is in good hands

Jordan Spieth never really suffered. Certainly not like Phil Mickelson, who came close so many times before finally winning his first major title.

April 13, 2015 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Columnist | Sports


Runs hard to come by early in season

Batters stayed stuck in the deep freeze in the sport's offensive ice age during the first week of the new major league season, with scoring remaining near its lowest level in more than two decades.

April 13, 2015 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Still no verdict after 5 days of deliberation

FALL RIVER, Mass. - Jurors in the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez completed their fifth day of deliberations Monday without reaching a verdict.

April 13, 2015 | By MICHELLE R. SMITH Associated Press | Sports


New Masters champion feels right

History will remember the 2015 Masters as Jordan Spieth's Masters Tournament, and that's a good thing.

April 12, 2015 | By VINCE JOHNSON Special to the Herald | Sports


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