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Outdoor Living: New outdoor sport offers recreational opportunities

I have long been a participant in all the outdoor endeavors known to mankind. There's nothing I won't try at least once if it offers challenge, competition or the opportunity to enhance my physical and mental state. My wife and I have always enjoyed camping, hiking, biking and many other forms of recreation but we have recently discovered a new endeavor that provides us with all of the attributes listed above.

March 27, 2018 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


Bubba breezes to match play victory

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Bubba Watson sees golf differently from anyone else.

March 26, 2018 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Eagles all over App State

At first pitch of Friday night's game in Statesboro, the temperature in Boone, N.C. was 45 degrees, with snow showers and highs in the mid-30s forecast for the next two days.

March 23, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Usain Bolt delights fans by scoring in Dortmund training

DORTMUND, Germany - Usain Bolt trained again with German soccer club Borussia Dortmund on Friday and this time scored a header and a penalty in front of nearly 1,500 spectators.

March 23, 2018 | The Associated Press | Sports


Funeral Mass held for Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson

NEW ORLEANS - NFL and NBA executives joined Saints and Pelicans players and coaches and New Orleans city officials in a historic French Quarter cathedral Friday for the funeral of Tom Benson, the owner of the city's two major professional sports franchises who died last week at age 90.

March 20, 2018 | The Associated Press | Sports


Column: Winning makes McIlroy as good as he already was

AUSTIN, Texas - Rory McIlroy had his first Arnold Palmer moment before the tournament even started.

March 19, 2018 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


NCAA Sweet 16 has unexpected field after favorites ousted

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - After little went according to plan in the opening weekend of the NCAA Tournament, the bracket has a wildly different look for the Sweet 16 than many expected.

March 19, 2018 | By AARON BEARD AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Eagles finish second at Schenkel

The Georgia Southern men's golf team shot the lowest round for the second straight day Sunday and finished second in the 39th annual Schenkel Invitational at Forest Heights Country Club.

March 19, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Eagles go low at Schenkel Invitational

The Georgia Southern men's golf team was firing on all cylinders on Saturday and will once against be in contention to play for a win at the Schenkel Invitational.

March 17, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Column: QBs cashing in — except for the unwelcome Kaepernick

As free agency kicked off the start of a new football season, the NFL sent a clear message to anyone paying attention:

March 16, 2018 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Columnist | Sports


Stenson, DeChambeau tied for Bay Hill lead

ORLANDO, Fla. - Henrik Stenson gave himself another chance to win at Bay Hill, and he made it a little bit tougher on Tiger Woods.

March 16, 2018 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Eagles find win in Sun Belt opener

The Georgia Southern baseball team snapped a four-game losing streak and - more importantly - began Sun Belt Conference play on the right note, defeating UL Lafayette by a score of 6-3 Friday night at J.I. Clements Stadium.

March 16, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Eagles solid in first round

After an up-and-down first round a Forest Heights Country Club, Georgia Southern is a ways off of the lead, but still likes its chances at the Schenkel Invitational.

March 16, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


39th annual Schenkel Invitational gets underway

For the 39th time, a gathering of some of the best men's collegiate golf teams have descended upon Statesboro as Georgia Southern prepares to host the Schenkel Invitational. For the next three days, teams from 14 schools will trek around Forest Heights Country Club in search of victory at one of the banner events on the NCAA calendar.

March 15, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Tormenta in U.S. Open Cup field

South Georgia Tormenta FC must wait until 2019 to begin play as a professional franchise, but the team won't have to wait to play for one of American soccer's top prizes.

March 14, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


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SHS boys tennis takes region title

Wednesday brought about the Region 2-AAAAA tennis championships at Mill Creek Regional Park. And on the boys' side, the first place trophy never left town.

April 11, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


GS Golf set to host 'The Crawford'

The Crawford, a Pro-Am Golf Tournament hosted by the men's and women's golf teams at Georgia Southern University, will be held Monday, April ...

April 11, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


No. 1 Johnson looks to follow strong Masters at Harbour Town

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. - Dustin Johnson is not satisfied with his Masters' history, no matter how many top-10 finishes he posts at Augusta National.

April 11, 2018 | By PETE IACOBELLI AP Sports Writer | Sports


Pruitt trying to turn around Tennessee's defense

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt's track record suggests the Volunteers eventually should have a dramatic improvement from their defense.

April 11, 2018 | By STEVE MEGARGEE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Eagles can't keep up with Kennesaw State

A nightmarish inning that featured 12 batters, five walks, four hits and five different pitchers put Georgia Southern in an early hole from which it ...

April 10, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


NBA looks for playoffs not marred by more player-ref strife

MIAMI - By rule, any substitute checking into an NBA game must first report his intentions to the scorer's table. Denver's Jamal Murray was ...

April 10, 2018 | By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Avalanche head back to playoffs after 5-2 win over Blues

DENVER - Nathan MacKinnon scored his first goal in 10 games, Jonathan Bernier stopped 32 shots and the Colorado Avalanche earned the final playoff spot in ...

April 08, 2018 | By PAT GRAHAM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Namajunas defends 115-pound title in win over Jedrzejczyk

NEW YORK - Rose Namajunas made it 2 for 2 against Joanna Jedrzejczyk and defended her 115-pound championship with a unanimous decision victory in the co-main ...

April 08, 2018 | By DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Minnesota Duluth beats Notre Dame 2-1 for NCAA title

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Karson Kuhlman had a goal and an assist, and Minnesota Duluth beat Notre Dame 2-1 Saturday night to win the school's ...

April 08, 2018 | By MIKE COOK Associated Press | Sports


Eagles fly past Little Rock

Georgia Southern Baseball took a 3-2 win over Little Rock on Saturday afternoon to open an abbreviated two game set in The Natural State. Heavy ...

April 08, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Reed builds three shot lead over McIlroy

AUGUSTA, Ga. - The only thunder was on the ground, not in the sky, a series of ear-splitting roars for Patrick Reed and his two eagles ...

April 08, 2018 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


No technology, no problem: The Masters Life

When you hear the name Augusta National, several things immediately come to mind. There is the long, beautiful stretch down Magnolia Lane that leads to ...

April 07, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


76ers hold off LeBron, Cavs 132-130 for 13th straight win

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - LeBron James pulled Ben Simmons in for a hug, and smiled and laughed in a brief chat with Joel Embiid.

April 07, 2018 | By DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Truex, Harvick know how to get to front at tracks like Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas - Martin Truex Jr. and Kevin Harvick certainly know their way to the front at 1 1/2-mile tracks like the one at ...

April 06, 2018 | By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Lingering winter getting the best of baseball early on

Steady and sure-handed, Minnesota Twins second baseman Brian Dozier is a confident mitt man.

April 06, 2018 | By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer | Sports


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