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Outdoor Life: Hybrid bass: an underused target on Lake Oconee

Most of the boats you see buzzing around Lake Oconee are occupied by largemouth bass fishermen, crappie fishermen and the catfish crowd. Few are out there looking for hybrid bass and that species can actually provide the most consistent entertainment day in and out over the course of the year. Right now is an excellent time to catch these hard pulling fish and you don't have to be a pro to catch them. One reason that hybrids are an easier target than stripers on Oconee is because they are more active and resilient to extremes of temperature and oxygen ...

April 13, 2017 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


Scratching and clawing for support

While the exact origin of the phrase isn't known, the first known use of "pull yourself up by the bootstraps" was coined in James Joyce's 1922 novel "Ulysses".

April 12, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Portal wins cross-divisonal series

Portal has run into now nine wins this season, but none of them could have been as sweet as the one Wednesday night.

April 12, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


League Landscape: 2 winless, 3 undefeated for MLS Week 6

A handful of games into the season, two teams remain winless in Major League Soccer while three others are undefeated.

April 12, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Inciarte hits 2 HRs, Braves end 5-game skid, top Marlins 5-4

MIAMI - Ender Inciarte hit two home runs and Tyler Flowers had a go-ahead single in the ninth inning Wednesday night to help the Atlanta Braves break a five-game losing streak by rallying past the Miami Marlins 5-4.

April 12, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Gators split FPCA

For the first time this season, the Bulloch Academy boys soccer team has put two wins together and may be peaking during a crucial time in their season.

April 11, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


SEB looks for better playoff seeds at region tournament

April showers have ceased just in time to cool the air around the coastal Georgia area and dry up the pitch for postseason soccer.

April 11, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


GS tops Kennesaw St. in battle of the birds

Kennesaw State's pitching staff spent most of the night trying in vain to find the strike zone and Georgia Southern cashed in at some opportune times as the Eagles notched an 8-4 victory over their in-state rivals Tuesday at J.I. Clements Stadium.

April 11, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Atlanta United still planning stadium debut on July 30

ATLANTA - Atlanta United President Darren Eales said Tuesday construction on Mercedes Benz Stadium remains on schedule for the MLS team to play the first game in the facility on July 30.

April 11, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Final day of NBA season will decide some seeds, matchups

There will be final-night intrigue in the NBA.

April 11, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Trump backs joint North American bid for 2026 World Cup

The United States launched its bid to co-host the 2026 World Cup with Mexico and Canada on Monday after gaining the support of President Donald Trump to pursue soccer's showpiece amid heightened regional political tensions.

April 10, 2017 | By ROBB HARRIS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Blue Devils leave Phoenix in ashes

Following an extended midseason losing streak, Statesboro did itself a favor Monday evening to take another step closer to salvaging the 2017 season.

April 10, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY cstanley@statesboroherald.com | Sports


At long last, Sergio shines

"Sergio's done."

April 10, 2017 | By VINCE JOHNSON Special to the Herald | Sports


US Soccer: Trump encouraging a World Cup with Mexico, Canada

Far from impeding a World Cup bid, souring diplomatic relations between the United States and Mexico emboldened those country's soccer leaders to find common ground through pursuing one of the biggest events in sports.

April 10, 2017 | By ROBB HARRIS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Sunday showdown looms

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Justin Rose charged from behind on the back nine at Augusta National. Sergio Garcia received the kind of break that allowed him to wonder if maybe the golfing gods are finally on his side after all these years.

April 08, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


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United States aims to impress at Gold Cup

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The 23 players on the U.S. roster for next month's CONCACAF Gold Cup are mostly young and lack international experience. They ...

June 26, 2017 | By ERIK SCHELZIG Associated Press | Sports


Sam Lofts 87' goal puts Tormenta ahead

South Georgia Tormenta FC can be described in many ways.

June 24, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Statesboro may not know how good they have it with Justin Houston

For those of you who've been to a Southeast Bulloch softball or Portal baseball game, you know I like to dabble in being a ...

June 24, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Martinez scores in 67th, Atlanta United beats Rapids 1-0

ATLANTA - Josef Martinez scored in the 67th minute to help expansion Atlanta United beat the Colorado Rapids 1-0 on Saturday night in front of 44 ...

June 24, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Larson and McMurray make it 1-2 for Chip Ganassi at Sonoma

SONOMA, Calif. - Chip Ganassi likes winners, and his drivers have him in prime position to celebrate another victory.

June 24, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Justin Houstin brings the stars out

From the outset of this weekend's activities, NFL All-Pro and Statesboro High Alum Justin Houston made it clear why he holds a celebrity basketball ...

June 23, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Justin Houston’s weekend all about Statesboro and the youth

Summertime is usually pretty quiet around Statesboro High School, but for the last three years, Blue Devil alum and current NFL star Justin Houston has ...

June 23, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Bellator set for PPV splash with biggest card at the Garden

Wanderlei Silva skipped a pair of Bellator press conferences set to promote his fight at Madison Square Garden. By the time he showed up for ...

June 23, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Ice Cube has big expectations for his Big3 3-on-3 league

NEW YORK - Ice Cube is not planning an old timer's tour. He isn't interested in All-Star Game intensity.

June 23, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Justin Houston heads back to Statesboro for charity event

From a small town comes a professional athlete - you already know where this is headed.

June 22, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Southeast Bulloch football star Jontrell Wells headed to Blue-Grey combine

Under Armour All-American Game, U.S. Army All-American Game, Blue-Grey All-American Game.

June 22, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


All-4-One track club looks to service Statesboro

The All-4-One Track Club is a non-profit youth program designed to train and motivate young athletes here in Statesboro. They provide a positive atmosphere for ...

June 22, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Sports


Olympic stars Phelps, Biles among finalists for The ESPYS

LOS ANGELES - Multiple stars from last summer's Rio Olympics highlight this year's nominees for best male and female athletes for The ESPYS.

June 22, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Hawks draft Wake Forest F Collins at No. 19 in NBA draft

ATLANTA - After dumping Dwight Howard and facing the possible loss of Paul Millsap, the Atlanta Hawks needed to bulk up the front court.

June 22, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Tigers eliminate Florida State from CWS

OMAHA, Neb. - Jared Poche' became LSU's career wins leader, Jake Slaughter hit a three-run homer, and the Tigers eliminated Florida State from the College ...

June 22, 2017 | By ERIC OLSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


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