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Lady Eagles win opener

BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. - The Georgia Southern women's soccer team opened the season with a 2-0 victory over Gardner-Webb Saturday.

September 07, 2008 | From staff and wire reports | Sports


BA over PA in final scrimmage of preseason

SPARTA - Bulloch Academy scored on its first two possessions and stood firm on defense as the Gators beat Piedmont Academy 16-8 in the annual John Hancock Kickoff Classic Thursday.

September 06, 2008 | By RAHN HUTCHESON Special to the Herald | Sports


Battle in the Boro postponed

The 2008 Battle in the Boro softball tournament, scheduled to take place this weekend, has been postponed due to inclement weather.

September 06, 2008 | From staff reports | Sports


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September 06, 2008 | | Sports


Battle in the Boro starts today at Mill Creek

Statesboro will host its annual Battle in the Boro softball tournament, starting today at Mill Creek.

The Blue Devils will be one of 16 teams playing a full slate of games that runs through Saturday evening.

September 05, 2008 | By CHAD BISHOP | Sports


Portal beats SEB in sloppy scrimmage

BROOKLET - A five yard scamper by Portal's Steven Cox was the difference in a wet and windy defensive battle Thursday night as the Panthers defeated the Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets 7-0 in a scrimmage the week before the 2008 opening kickoff.

September 05, 2008 | By MATT YOGUS | Sports


Portal's sweep halted by rain

PORTAL - The second game of Wednesday's doubleheader was one out from becoming official, but Emanuel County Institute's Nikki Ellison belted a two-out single into left field as the rain opened up, and the game was called with the Portal Lady Panthers (2-0) holding a 3-1 advantage.

September 05, 2008 | By MATT YOGUS | Sports


SEB gets walk-off win

BROOKLET - Some heads-up base running allowed Ansley Rushing to cross the plate with two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning, giving the Southeast Bulloch Lady Yellow Jackets (5-2) a 3-2 win over the Brantley County Lady Herons (4-1-1) Tuesday at SEB's home opener.

September 03, 2008 | By MATT YOGUS | Sports


Local Roundup: Portal gets monumental win

PORTAL - The Portal softball team won its first ever game against Calvary Day on Tuesday by a score of 6-2 at the Portal Athletic Complex.

September 03, 2008 | From staff and wire reports | Sports


Lady Devils hope to bank on experience, defense

After only a handful of victories in 2007, Statesboro looks to get back to its winning ways in 2008 with a slew of upperclassmen and an upper edge in experience.

With so many young players forced onto the field in '07, the silver lining was the playing time the underclassmen now have under the belt going into '08.

September 02, 2008 | By CHAD BISHOP | Sports


Local Roundup: Southern beats State in exhibition

Georgia Southern took an early lead in the second half and never looked back winning the first exhibition game of the season 2-1 over Georgia State.

September 02, 2008 | From staff and wire reports | Sports


Lady Panthers counting on 07 momentum

PORTAL - After struggling through the 2006 season, the Portal Lady Panthers turned things around in 2007, putting together a 7-5 record in Region 3-A under first-year coach Shannon Davis.

September 02, 2008 | By MATT YOGUS | Sports


Prep sports? Yeah, we’ve got that

The anticipation began building two weeks ago when football practice started at schools all around our area.

September 01, 2008 | By JIM HEALY | Sports


Weekly Whatup 8/18

Listening to FavreSPN radio late Friday night on the drive back from Hinesville, the question was posed on whether or not Michael Phelps' performance will turn swimming into a mainstream American sport.

September 01, 2008 | By CHAD BISHOP | Sports


Southeast, Screven take second at tourneys

REIDSVILLE - The Southeast Bulloch softball team took second place in the Glenville Bank and Trust Tournament this weekend in Tattnall County.

August 31, 2008 | From staff reports | Sports


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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


Litke: First question of Super Bowl: 'You mad, bro?'

The final "Jeopardy!" category is Super Bowl XLIX, and the clue is: "You mad, bro?"

January 19, 2015 | By JIM LITKE AP Sports Columnist | Sports


New controversy surrounds Patriots

The NFL is investigating whether the New England Patriots deflated footballs that were used in their AFC championship game victory over the Indianapolis Colts.

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


Hawks get 13th straight win

ATLANTA - The NBA's best defense kept the Atlanta Hawks' winning streak intact.

January 19, 2015 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Super matchup: Seahawks face Patriots for NFL championship

For Russell Wilson's Seattle Seahawks to become the first team in a decade to win consecutive Super Bowls, they'll have to beat the most recent group to do it, Tom Brady's New England Patriots.

January 19, 2015 | By HOWARD FENDRICH Associated Press | Sports


Walker shoots 62, takes lead

HONOLULU - Defending champion Jimmy Walker one-putted his last 11 holes Saturday on his way to an 8-under 62 and a two-shot lead in the Sony Open.

January 17, 2015 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Kuchar, Simpson tied for lead at Sony Open

HONOLULU - Webb Simpson and Matt Kuchar made enough birdies on the back nine Friday to build a little separation and share the lead in the Sony Open.

January 16, 2015 | The Associated Press | Sports


NCAA agrees to restore wins, title to Penn State

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - The NCAA agreed Friday to restore 112 football wins it had stripped from Penn State and Joe Paterno in the Jerry Sandusky child-molestation scandal and to reinstate the venerated late coach as the winningest in major college football history.

January 16, 2015 | By MARK SCOLFORO and MARC LEVY Associated Press | Sports


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