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Panthers get first win

PEMBROKE - Portal scored two second half touchdowns, giving PHS their first victory of the season and the first win of head coach of Justin Chester's career with a 21-13 win over Bryan County Friday night.

October 23, 2006 | Chad Bishop | Sports


Vanderbilt stuns Georgia in Athens

ATHENS - Vanderbilt celebrated wildly, cheered on by a sprinkling of gold-and-black-clad fans amid the sea of red. Georgia and its 92,000 backers trudged out of Sanford Stadium in stunned silence. The scoreboard went blank as soon as it was over, a feeble attempt to erase what everyone had just seen.

October 23, 2006 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Local Roundup: Toussaint boots game winner against Elon

Sophomore Ashley Toussaint's goal with 20 minutes left in the contest was the final margin for Georgia Southern in a 1-0 win over Elon Sunday in Southern Conference women's soccer action at Eagle Field.

October 23, 2006 | Georiga Southern AMR | Sports


Gators host region opener

It's shaping up to be a David-and-Goliath-type matchup in Gator Alley tonight as Bulloch Academy hosts Edmund Burke Academy in the GISA region 2-AA opener for both teams.

October 23, 2006 | By RAHN HUTCHESON Special to the Herald | Sports


Elon’s Lembo an up-and-comer in college coaching

There's no question Pete Lembo is one of the rising stars in the Division I football coaching ranks.

October 23, 2006 | By MIKE BROWN Herald Correspondent | Sports


Here's your player to watch: Linebacker Chad Nkang, one of the best in the country.

Will begin the season as the starting middle linebacker in Elon's new 4-3 defensive scheme...Was rated as the top linebacker in I-AA football by The Sports Network entering the year...Selected to both the Street & Smith's College Football 2006 Yearbook and The Sports Network NCAA-IAA All-America Teams.

October 23, 2006 | By CHAD BISHOP | Sports


Vandy gets another rousing buildup from the Bulldogs

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Poor ol' Vanderbilt. The Commodores sure have a lot to live up to each week.

October 23, 2006 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


SEC Roundup: Auburn gets defensive in win

AUBURN, Ala. - That merciless Southeastern Conference claimed another victim: No. 2 Florida.

October 23, 2006 | The ASSOCIATED PRESS | Sports


Opinion: ‘Mc-Clutch-en’ comes through for GSU

If anybody needed a day like this, Reggie McCutchen did.

October 23, 2006 | Chad Bishop | Sports


Elon preview

Georgia Southern's starting quarterback Travis Clark should be ready to go against Elon today, but a final decision hasn't been made, according to Eagle coach Brian VanGorder.

October 23, 2006 | By ALEX PELLEGRINO | Sports


Gators win thriller

SANDERSVILLE - The Bulloch Academy Gators came from six points down in the fourth quarter to steal a 21-20 road win Friday night over the Brentwood School.

October 16, 2006 | From staff reports | Sports


Tech survives Maryland scare

ATLANTA - Tashard Choice rushed for a career-high 138 yards and two touchdowns and No. 18 Georgia Tech rallied from a nine-point deficit and survived a last-minute scare to beat Maryland 27-23 Saturday.

October 16, 2006 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Vickers spins out Earnhardt Jr., Johnson on way to win at Talladega

TALLADEGA, Ala. - Brian Vickers isn't allowed to attend Hendrick Motorsports team meetings.

October 16, 2006 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | Sports


Bison trample Eagles

Something had to give.

October 16, 2006 | Alex Pellegrino | Sports


LMS adds extra security for Vickers

CONCORD, N.C. - Lowe's Motor Speedway is beefing up security for driver Brian Vickers after angry race fans called the track to complain that Vickers wrecked Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Jimmie Johnson on the last lap at Talladega.

October 16, 2006 | The Associated Press | Sports


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Local Roundup: Screven tops Generals in S.C.

VARNVILLE, S.C. - Screven County's first trip to the Lowcountry was a good one for the Gamecocks (3-0), who brought home a 38-14 win over the Wade Hampton Generals.

September 13, 2014 | From staff reports | Sports


Vikings RB Adrian Peterson indicted on child abuse

An arrest warrant was issued Friday for star Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson after he was indicted in Texas on a charge of child abuse for using a branch to spank his son. His team benched him for this weekend's game against New England.

September 12, 2014 | By DAVE CAMPBELL AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Hawks cancel meeting with civil rights leaders

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks cancelled a scheduled meeting between their CEO and city civil rights leaders Wednesday, prompting one of the group's leaders to say his community was greatly offended.

September 12, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Horschel takes 2-shot lead in Tour Championship

ATLANTA - Billy Horschel showed why he might be the hottest player in golf at the moment with another 4-under 66 on Friday in the Tour Championship. It was his 10th straight round in the 60s. He already has a victory and a runner-up finish in the FedEx Cup playoffs.

September 12, 2014 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Pistorius not guilty of murder but was negligent

PRETORIA, South Africa - During his trial, Oscar Pistorius sometimes retched and sobbed. The double-amputee Olympian sobbed again on Thursday, this time in apparent relief as a judge said the evidence did not support a murder conviction for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

September 11, 2014 | By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA and GERALD IMRAY Associated Press | Sports


Kirk, Horschel share lead at Tour Championship

ATLANTA - Chris Kirk and Billy Horschel have little in common except a clean card of 4-under 66 at the Tour Championship and their chances at the biggest payoff in golf.

September 11, 2014 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Hawks cancel meeting with civil rights leaders

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks cancelled a scheduled meeting between their CEO and city civil rights leaders Wednesday, prompting one of the group's leaders to say his community was greatly offended.

September 10, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


McIlroy's last chance for big finish

ATLANTA - Rory McIlroy always thought his big year deserved a big finish. The Tour Championship is his last chance.

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


NFL Weekend Picks: Reeling Ravens face archrival Steelers

Maybe the NFL schedule makers did the Baltimore Ravens a big favor.

September 10, 2014 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Column: The cups overflow in September

ATLANTA - The losing captain - usually an American - is an easy scapegoat at the Ryder Cup. Now he at least has an accomplice.

September 10, 2014 | DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Goodell does not rule out Rice's returning to NFL

NEW YORK - NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell did not rule out the possibility of former Ravens running back Ray Rice returning to play in the league after serving a suspension for domestic violence.

September 10, 2014 | The Associated Press | Sports


Penn State coach grateful for bowl chance

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - At Penn State, bowl games and packed stadiums under Joe Paterno yielded to scandal, suffering and sanctions at the abuses of Jerry Sandusky.

September 10, 2014 | By DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life: All my barbers

Over decades of time the guys (and gals) who have cut my hair changed based on where I was living at the time and how much attention to detail was required.

September 09, 2014 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


Hawks discipline GM Ferry for racist comments

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks are sticking with general manager Danny Ferry even though the team's new majority owner wants him fired for racially charged comments about Luol Deng.

September 09, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


NCAA lifts Penn State's postseason ban

Penn State football got out from under the most severe on-field sanctions imposed on it two years ago over the Jerry Sandusky child abuse scandal, learning Monday that the NCAA will allow it to compete in this year's postseason and that all scholarships will return in 2015.

September 09, 2014 | By RALPH D. RUSSO Associated Press | Sports


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