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GSU looking for out-right SoCon title

SPARTANBURG, S.C. - As rivalries go the one between Georgia Southern and Wofford is relatively new.

November 11, 2011 | By MIKE BROWN Herald Correspondent | Sports


Tiger Woods in the lead at Australian Open

SYDNEY - The latest comparison between Tiger Woods and Jack Nicklaus was not about winning majors.

November 11, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


AP news alert: Penn State trustees fire football coach Joe Paterno

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - Penn State trustees oust football coach Joe Paterno, president Graham Spanier.

November 09, 2011 | The Associated Press | Sports


Paterno to retire at end of season

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - Joe Paterno, the Penn State football coach who preached success with honor for half a century but whose legend was shattered by a child sex abuse scandal, said Wednesday he will retire at the end of this season.

November 09, 2011 | By GENARO C. ARMAS The Associated Press | Sports


Outdoor Life: A tale of briar patches and quail hunting

(Author's note: In my youth November always meant quail season was close at hand. This is a story about some of those memories.)

November 08, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


Bad news in Happy Valley

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Football coach Joe Paterno and other Penn State officials didn't do enough to try to stop suspected sexual abuse of children at the hands of a former assistant football coach, the state police commissioner said Monday.

November 07, 2011 | By MARK SCOLFORO Associated Press | Sports


Big week for Peach state football

ATLANTA - For football fans in the state of Georgia, this is about as good as it gets.

November 07, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Writer | Sports


Favorite Royal Delta wins BC Ladies' Classic

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The Saudi prince with a passion for horses had a hand in raising Royal Delta from her birth on his Kentucky farm. He died a few months before her biggest victory at the Breeders' Cup.

November 04, 2011 | By BETH HARRIS AP Racing Writer | Sports


Athlete of the Week: Burke runs the show

Ashley Burke may have three more years to go before graduating high school, but she's right at the top of her class out on the cross country courses of Georgia.

November 02, 2011 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


A long year for McIlroy, a sprint to the finish

SHANGHAI - The smattering of conversations suddenly gave way to the constant shutters of cameras Wednesday night at Le Meridien hotel, and there was no mistaking who was causing all the commotion.

November 02, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON The Associated Press | Sports


Outdoor Life: Georgia deer hunters have plenty of options

Two of the most productive times of the year for Georgia deer hunters are the opening day of firearms season and a period known as the fall rut. Opening day typically is good because hunters have carefully laid their plans and have a pretty good idea when and where their quarry is going to be. Many modern day hunters have scouted, used trail cameras and have provided the deer with good food sources and know to a certain degree what their habits are. Things get a little tougher after that first weekend because the deer have an uncanny way of ...

November 01, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


After three World Series titles, La Russa call it quits

ST. LOUIS - Tony La Russa waited until after the championship parade and then called a team meeting with his players.

October 31, 2011 | By R.B. FALLSTROM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Cardinals win World Series

ST. LOUIS - Pushed to the brink, the St. Louis Cardinals saved themselves. A frantic rush to reach the postseason on the final day. A nifty pair of comebacks in the playoffs. Two desperate rallies in Game 6.

October 29, 2011 | By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer | Sports


Cardinals rally twice, win in 11th to force Game 7

ST. LOUIS - David Freese homered to lead off the bottom of the 11th inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals forced the World Series to a Game 7 by rallying from two-run deficits against the Texas Rangers in the 9th and 10th on Thursday night.

October 28, 2011 | By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life - Cooler temperatures mean more active bass to catch

(Author's note: In last week's article there was a misprint on the legal number of deer that can be taken by hunters. The correct information should have been a total of twelve.)

October 25, 2011 | | Sports


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Kisner shoots another 67

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Most meaningful of all the text messages Hideki Matsuyama received last week was the one from Jason Day congratulating the Japanese ...

August 11, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Ezekiel Elliott suspended

DALLAS - The NFL suspended star Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott for six games Friday, concluding after a yearlong investigation that the league rushing leader ...

August 11, 2017 | By SCHUYLER DIXON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Kisner, Olesen lead at PGA Championship

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Jordan Spieth began his quest for the career Grand Slam by not making a putt longer than 5 feet. What helped was ...

August 10, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


What shakes out in the SBC?

This is the fourth installment in a series of 'Countdown to kickoff' columns that will run over the next month. In the series, each Sun ...

August 09, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


BA's Osborne one of America's best shooters

Football, basketball, baseball and trap shooting?

August 09, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Premier league spend heavily to dethrone champs Chelsea

LONDON - The way Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho have been spending, the Premier League trophy should be returning to Manchester in May.

August 09, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Oklahoma would have to face Big 12 rematch for another title

Either Oklahoma or Texas won the last seven Big 12 championship games.

August 09, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Eagles look to be in the Sun Belt title hunt

Practices have commenced and classes are just around the corner. And on Thursday, a Georgia Southern squad will take part in the first exhibition of ...

August 07, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Steve Pennington gets one more shot to go out on top

Behind Fred Shaver Field in Brooklet sit the open practice fields of Southeast Bulloch High School, no longer vacant now that the Yellow Jackets are ...

August 07, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY cstanley@statesboroherald.com | Sports


PGA Championship to move to May in 2019

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Players are allowed to wear shorts during practice rounds at the PGA Championship. That won't be necessary in two years when ...

August 07, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Column: Kaepernick unemployed, but at least Cutler has a job

Jay Cutler has a job playing quarterback.

August 07, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


GATAcast 8.7.17

Mike chats with GS women's soccer coach Brian Dunleavy about the upcoming season

August 07, 2017 | | Sports


PGA Championship moving to May in 2019

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Players are allowed to wear shorts during practice rounds at the PGA Championship. That won't be necessary in two years when ...

August 05, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Pieters, Johnson lead at Bridgestone

AKRON, Ohio - Thomas Pieters finds golf to be a lot more enjoyable when he's playing from the fairway.

August 05, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Analytics creeping into college football

The game still nags at Tulane coach Willie Fritz. The big upset that got away.

August 05, 2017 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports


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