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Hoop it Up wins City League Basketball Championship

Hoop it Up won the "Best of the Best" City League Basketball Championship. Trailing by 14 points in the second half, Hoop it Up came back and tied the game to force overtime, and then went on to win. The team finished with a 10-1 record. Team members (left to right): Vernon Osgood, Cliff Hubbard, D'Aundray Williams, Wes Bonner, Travis Reddick, Marcus Kirkland, Stacey Jordan (coach), Johnny Kalloniatis, JJ Nunally, Chad Brewton, Keen Brewton.

February 29, 2012 | Staff report | Sports


Outdoor Life - 'Little House on the Prairie' taught life lessons

My wife told me the other day that Karen Grassle recently turned 70. For many of you that tidbit of information may be meaningless but it reminded me of a television show that put a lot of valuable ideas in my head. Grassle played the role of Carolyn Ingalls in "Little House on the Prairie," and along with her husband Charles Ingalls (played by Michael Landon) and their family, portrayed in a 19th century rural setting in the upper Midwest.

February 28, 2012 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON Special to the Herald | Sports


Heat, Thunder in forecast for NBA postseason

ORLANDO, Fla. - Kevin Durant says it's too early to think about a potential Heat-Thunder NBA finals.

February 27, 2012 | By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Rory on fast track to top of rankings

MARANA, Ariz. - Hunter Mahan figured out the fuss over Rory McIlroy without any help.

February 27, 2012 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


A break from Lin-sanity to put focus on Howard

ORLANDO, Fla. - Orlando waited 20 years to host All-Star weekend again, and Dwight Howard wants nothing to spoil the party.

February 26, 2012 | By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer | Sports


'Linsanity' strikes again at expense of Hawks

NEW YORK - Jeremy Lin had an easy night ahead of his toughest opponent yet, and the New York Knicks tuned up for their trip to Miami by beating the Atlanta Hawks 99-82 on Wednesday night.

February 22, 2012 | By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Tiger struggles early, rebounds to advance in match play

MARANA, Ariz. - Tiger Woods had to play a left-handed shot out of the desert. Retief Goosen holed out from 156 yards and didn't even win the hole. Dustin Johnson twice won a hole after taking a penalty drop.

February 22, 2012 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life - It's time for anglers to consider crappie

A few weeks ago we talked about a monthly calendar for outdoor activities, and March is one of the top months to go crappie fishing. Crappie will be one of the first kinds of fish to begin their pre-spawn feeding preparation and they are one of the best species for the frying pan. We'll take a quick look at some of the top methods for catching them and a few of the top places to go around the state.

February 21, 2012 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON Special to the Herald | Sports


Rally falls short as Bulls drop Hawks

CHICAGO - Derrick Rose scored 23 points in his return from back pain, and the Chicago Bulls beat the struggling Atlanta Hawks 90-79 on Monday.

February 20, 2012 | By ANDREW SELIGMAN AP Sports Writer | Sports


SEC looking to resume dominance

Florida coach Kevin O'Sullivan couldn't believe he was saying the words. Just two years ago it would have been college baseball blasphemy: Pitchers are dominant in the Southeastern Conference.

February 16, 2012 | By DAVID BRANDT AP Sports Writer | Sports


TCU drug bust nets 17 students, 4 of them football players

FORT WORTH, Texas - Authorities arrested 17 students at Texas Christian University on Wednesday as part of a six-month drug sting, an especially embarrassing blow to the school because it included four members of the high-profile football team.

February 15, 2012 | By NOMAAN MERCHANT The Associated Press | Sports


'Monday Night Football' switching to 2-man booth

BRISTOL, Conn. - "Monday Night Football" is switching to a two-man booth.

February 15, 2012 | The Associated Press | Sports


'Smoke' at Screven

The green flag at Daytona doesn't drop until Feb. 26, but last weekend brought plenty of excitement to racing fans in Screven County as the racing season inches closer.

February 14, 2012 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


WVU settles Big East lawsuit, will join Big 12

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - West Virginia University announced Tuesday it has settled a lawsuit with the Big East for an unspecified amount, clearing the way for the conference power Mountaineers to join the Big 12 in July in time for the fall football season.

February 14, 2012 | By RALPH RUSSO and VICKI SMITH The Associated Press | Sports


Outdoor Life - Mama's healthy cooking was the best but ...

Based on the quality and quantity of food Mama put on the table, I should have turned out big as a sugar barrel but such was not the case. Through no fault of hers, I wound up skinny despite eating copious amounts of groceries in the form of roast beef, ham, pork chops, a few selected vegetables (which I'll get to later) and enough pies, cakes, and other sweetmeats to put me in a permanent diabetic coma. I'm still a notorious lover of all things sugary and can to this day still elicit a few appreciative oohs and ...

February 14, 2012 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON Special to the Herald | Sports


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Foles outduels Brady, Patriots to win Super Bowl

MINNEAPOLIS - Nick Foles did his best Tom Brady impersonation, leading a late-game comeback to cap a season that began as a backup and ended as ...

February 05, 2018 | By JOSH DUBOW AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


BUBBLE WATCH: Big wins put NC State within reach of NCAA bid

RALEIGH, N.C. - North Carolina State wasn't supposed to even be in this position, entering February with several marquee wins and in the discussion ...

February 02, 2018 | By AARON BEARD AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Rozier powers Celtics past Hawks, 119-110

BOSTON - Terry Rozier's second act as an NBA starter was just as impressive as his first.

February 02, 2018 | By GETHIN COOLBAUGH Associated Press | Sports


Foles sees religious life after football

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. - Nick Foles has a calling far greater than throwing touchdown passes.

February 02, 2018 | By ROB MAADDI AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Fowler, DeChambeau share Phoenix Open lead

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Rickie Fowler took a share of the lead into the weekend in the Waste Management Phoenix Open. He knows from experience the party ...

February 02, 2018 | By JOHN NICHOLSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Sepp Blatter wants FIFA case re-opened

GENEVA - Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter claims to have "new facts" and wants to re-open the financial misconduct case that led to his six-year ban.

February 02, 2018 | By GRAHAM DUNBAR AP Sports Writer | Sports


Can Eagles pull off upset?

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. - America loves comeback stories, the last-to-first variety that features new stars, big plays and a monumental triumph at the end.

February 02, 2018 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Liukin latest to step down amidst USA Gymnastics scandal

The coordinator of the women's national team for USA Gymnastics has stepped down, the latest departure to rock the embattled organization in the wake ...

February 02, 2018 | By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer | Sports


MLB players upet as top free agents remain unsigned

NEW YORK - A prominent baseball agent said players are angered over the slow free-agent market and suggested they consider boycotting spring training.

February 02, 2018 | By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer | Sports


North Korean athletes cross border for Olympics

GANGNEUNG, South Korea - Ten North Korean skaters and skiers arrived in rival South Korea on Thursday to participate in this month's Winter Olympics, which ...

February 01, 2018 | By HYUNG-JIN KIM Associated Press | Sports


GS ladies stuck between Little Rock and a hard place

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - First-place Little Rock women's basketball remained unbeaten in the league with a 92-52 Sun Belt Conference win over visiting Georgia Southern ...

February 01, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Wentz serving as Philadelphia's biggest cheerleader

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. - Carson Wentz made the rounds along Radio Row at last year's Super Bowl and promised himself he'd be back for this ...

January 30, 2018 | By ROB MAADDI AP Sports Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life: A real duck dynasty

With apologies to Phil Robertson and his funky band of bearded miscreants, there has arisen a mighty band of ducks on the Richardson farm down ...

January 29, 2018 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


Eagles maul Mavericks

Georgia Southern overcame a big deficit early on Thursday, only to lose its grip on a win late in the game. The Eagles faced a ...

January 27, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Georgia Southern ladies finally snap losing streak

The Georgia Southern women's basketball squad shot a season-best 51.9 percent from the floor in picking up its first Sun Belt Conference win ...

January 27, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


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