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Jackets making strides in year two under Kenny

Year one at Southeast Bulloch under head coach John Kenny had its growing pains.

September 08, 2008 | By MATT YOGUS | Sports


New QB takes over at SEB

He's got an accurate touch on the football, he's quick, he's shifty, he's just a sophomore, and he's the starting quarterback for the Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets.

September 08, 2008 | By MATT YOGUS | Sports


Storylines abound in 2008 football season

The 2008 football season will be one to remember - that I can assure you.

September 08, 2008 | By CHAD BISHOP | Sports


New playoff format has everybody talking

Now that there's 13 teams in Region 3-A, getting into the playoffs may just be a little bit harder.

September 08, 2008 | By MATT YOGUS AND CHAD BISHOP Herald Sports | Sports


NOTEBOOK: ECI looks to repeat

TWIN CITY - Emanuel County Institute left no doubt as to who was the No. 1 team in Class A in the state of Georgia in 2007. Now they're ready to make sure no one's asking questions in 2008.

September 08, 2008 | By CHAD BISHOP | Sports


New class, new region — new hope for Metter

The last two seasons in Metter have been all about building a foundation from the bottom up. In 2006, coach Clay Hill inherited a Tiger squad without much experience, and he has focused on developing the middle school kids and keeping the numbers up. Metter has consistently fielded over 50 kids in each of the last two seasons, and with a strong foundation both offensively and defensively, the coaching staff feels the team is ready to compete again.

September 08, 2008 | By MATT YOGUS | Sports


JCHS ready for playoff push in 08

When Chuck Conley arrived in Millen in 2005, the Jenkins County football team was struggling.

September 08, 2008 | By CHAD BISHOP | Sports


Youth movement over in Claxton, Tigers ready to punce

CLAXTON - The youth movement in Claxton is over.

September 08, 2008 | By CHAD BISHOP | Sports


Screven has region title contender

The Screven County Gamecocks are getting used to being back in the playoffs.

September 08, 2008 | By MATT YOGUS | Sports


Panthers ready to roll with new offense

PORTAL - It's no surprise that the Portal Panthers will be offering a new look in 2008.

September 08, 2008 | By MATT YOGUS | Sports


Pass! Statesboro sure to open offense

For years, Statesboro has been synonymous with running the football.

September 08, 2008 | By CHAD BISHOP | Sports


Devils ready to make run at the Dome

Once again, Statesboro has a serious chance to contend for a state championship.

September 08, 2008 | By CHAD BISHOP | Sports


Weekly Whatup 8/25

My friends, it's been a long and wearisome journey this summer.

September 08, 2008 | By CHAD BISHOP | Sports


Poole ready to shoulder the load for BA

Whether in the weight room, on the football field or in the classroom, Bulloch Academy senior David Poole goes above and beyond.

September 08, 2008 | By RAHN HUTCHESON Special to the Herald | Sports


PHS wants to get back to winning ways

PORTAL - Coming off a 1-9 season, the Portal Panthers had a reality check - it's time to turn things around.

September 08, 2008 | By MATT YOGUS | Sports


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Baseball mourns passing of Ernie Banks

CHICAGO - To Chicago Cubs fans, Ernie Banks was sunshine that cut through decades of darkness. To baseball players, he was the spirit of the game.

January 24, 2015 | By JAY COHEN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Column: Belichick should be benched

Not so long ago, we came to praise the New England Patriots.

January 23, 2015 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Columnist | Sports


Palmer misses chance for 59 at Humana

LA QUINTA, Calif. - Ryan Palmer missed a chance to shoot 59 or lower Friday in the Humana Challenge, settling for an 11-under 61 after playing an eight-hole stretch in 10 under.

January 23, 2015 | By JOHN NICHOLSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Federer out of Aussie Open in 3rd round

MELBOURNE, Australia - Roger Federer is out of the Australian Open, his chances of reaching a 12th consecutive semifinal at Melbourne Park erased in a shocking third-round loss to Andreas Seppi on Friday.

January 23, 2015 | By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Blake Adams shoots 64 in return from hip replacement surgery

LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) - Blake Adams, a former Georgia Southern Eagle, figured he was already way ahead of the game when he teed off in first round of the Humana Challenge. A high spot on the leaderboard was a bonus.

January 23, 2015 | By JOHN NICHOLSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Eagles get road win at Texas State

SAN MARCOS, Texas – Mike Hughes tipped in a Jelani Hewitt missed jumper with 1:39 to go, and the Eagles made it stand with key defensive stops down the stretch as Georgia Southern posted a 45-43 Sun Belt Conference men's basketball victory over the Bobcats Thursday night in Strahan Coliseum.

January 22, 2015 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Healthy Azarenka coasts into third round

MELBOURNE, Australia - Unseeded and floating dangerously in the draw, two-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka took out No. 8-seeded Caroline Wozniacki 6-4, 6-2 on Thursday night to reach the third round at the first major of 2015.

January 22, 2015 | By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Brady, Belichick issue flat denials

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - The two men most responsible for delivering wins for the New England Patriots both said Thursday they have no explanation for how footballs used to reach the Super Bowl were underinflated by 2 pounds per square inch.

January 22, 2015 | By HOWARD ULMAN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Sharpshooting Korver leading red-hot Hawks

ATLANTA - Kyle Korver spent most of his career running around behind the 3-point stripe, a guy whose singular quest was to get open for a long-range shot at the basket.

January 22, 2015 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


So close: Nadal, Sharapova survive

MELBOURNE, Australia - An agitated Roger Federer spat out the question that Rafael Nadal and Maria Sharapova easily could have asked the players who pushed them to the limits in the second round of the Australian Open.

January 21, 2015 | By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Time to take Jimmy Walker seriously

HONOLULU - Some of the best golf at the Ryder Cup occurred in a match hardly anyone noticed.

January 20, 2015 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


No worries for Djokovic, Williams in 1st round

MELBOURNE, Australia - As a first-time dad with a baby at home, Novak Djokovic could see merits in the tale of Serena Williams' mid-match espresso that has been brewing in the lead-up to the Australian Open.

January 20, 2015 | By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer | Sports


My Take: So long, everyone, and thanks for the memories

From the Portal Panthers in the 2008 GHSA basketball final four, to the unforgettable GSU win over the Florida Gators on the gridiron in 2013 and the program's first Sun Belt title the following year, I've covered a lot of great moments in the pages of the Statesboro Herald.

January 19, 2015 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Seahawks savor comeback win

RENTON, Wash. - A day later, it was still hard to fathom how the Seattle Seahawks are headed for their second straight Super Bowl.

January 19, 2015 | By TIM BOOTH AP Sports Writer | Sports


Rooney Rule good, even if teams violate 'spirit'

Tony Dungy was an up-and-coming NFL assistant in his early 30s when he met with the Green Bay Packers about their opening for a head coach in 1988.

January 19, 2015 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


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