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Whitetail deer / hunting the rut

One month into deer season puts us right in the middle of the rut and it's an exciting time for hunters. We all think that this is our best chance to get Big Ed and that's probably true but it is not a given that a wall hanger is going to be easy even though the bucks are half crazed right now. There are still plenty of problems to solve and things to consider when hunting during this part of the season.

November 23, 2010 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


Hamilton takes AL MVP

NEW YORK - Josh Hamilton thought back to the days when his career was derailed by drugs and alcohol.

November 23, 2010 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Still more work to do

Carson Hill has seen it all too many times.

November 22, 2010 | By MATT YOGUS | Sports


Boston Celtics have the Hawks' number

ATLANTA - Nate Robinson had 16 points and 10 assists filling in for Rajon Rondo and the Boston Celtics blew out Atlanta right from the start, racing to a 26-point lead in the first quarter on the way to a 99-76 rout of the Hawks on Monday night.

November 22, 2010 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Georgia Southern picked for FCS playoffs

Riding a three-game winning streak, Georgia Southern was selected Sunday to be part of the NCAA FCS playoffs. The Eagles return to the playoffs for the first time since 2005 and will face South Carolina State at 2 p.m. Saturday in Paulson Stadium.

November 21, 2010 | From staff reports | Sports


SHS stuns Griffin

Statesboro built a huge lead halfway through the third quarter, but had to avoid a furious Griffin comeback to secure a 34-28 win in the second round of the Georgia High School Association state playoffs Friday at Womack Field.

November 20, 2010 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Mercer bringing football back

MACON - The sights and sounds of intercollegiate football will be returning to the Mercer University campus after a 70-year absence. The University's Board of Trustees today unanimously approved a plan to resume competition in football in the fall of 2013. Mercer currently fields 15 men's and women's sports and is the only private university in Georgia to compete in NCAA Division-I athletics.

November 19, 2010 | Mercer AMR | Sports


Georgia State gets rude welcome at Alabama

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Greg McElroy completed 12 of 13 passes for 159 yards and two touchdowns and No. 10 Alabama routed fledgling Georgia State 63-7 on Thursday night.

November 18, 2010 | By JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer | Sports


NCAA tourney committee expects choices to be tough

INDIANAPOLIS - Putting three more teams in the NCAA tournament won't make the selections any easier for Gene Smith or his selection committee members.

November 17, 2010 | By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer | Sports


Woods enters a rebuilding stage

Tiger Woods in on Twitter, and that's not all.

November 17, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


My Take - That's about as wrong as it gets

Sometimes, you've just got to throw in the towel and concede defeat. When you're wrong, you're wrong.

November 08, 2010 | By MATT YOGUS | Sports


TCU closing in on top two in BCS standings

NEW YORK - TCU's best chance to catch Oregon and Auburn in the BCS standings came and went, and the Horned Frogs are still chasing the top two.

November 08, 2010 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports


Mike Anthony - GSU finds a way against App St.

For a few years, a common feeling has spread over many of Georgia Southern's football games.

November 07, 2010 | Mike Anthony | Sports


Westwood 1 shot back of Molinari at HSBC Champions

SHANGHAI - Lee Westwood figured a 5-wood would be enough to carry the water on the par-5 18th and set up an easy birdie for a share of the lead Friday at the HSBC Champions.

November 05, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Westwood, Woods near top in Shanghai

SHANGHAI - Lee Westwood spent his career trying to be No. 1. The way he played Thursday in the HSBC Champions, it doesn't look as though he wants to give up his prized ranking after just one week.

November 04, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


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Eagles back to .500 with late shot to down Radford

SAVANNAH - Since arriving at Georgia Southern, head coach Mark Byington has preached the importance of relentless and aggressive defense.

November 26, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Coach gained parents' trust with skills before abusing kids

LONDON - In an instant, Paul Lake's mind goes back more than three decades to a soccer field in Manchester and Barry Bennell's tricks ...

November 26, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Braves, Rodriguez agree to $11.5M 2-year deal

ATLANTA - A person familiar with the situation says the Atlanta Braves have agreed to an $11.5 million, two-year contract with utility player Sean Rodriguez.

November 26, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Irish face wrath while UNC goes free

In case you missed it during this week devoted to indigestion and brawling during Black Friday over that toy your child just has to have ...

November 25, 2016 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Column: Enjoy Thanksgiving, but choose your talking points wisely

From the week of Thanksgiving to the week leading up to Christmas Day is without a doubt my favorite time of year.

November 23, 2016 | By CHRIS STANLEY cstanley@statesboroherald.com | Sports


NFL likely heading back to Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican fans welcomed the NFL in raucous fashion, and it probably won't be the last time Azteca Stadium hosts American futbol.

November 23, 2016 | By CARLOS RODRIGUEZ AP Sports Writer | Sports


Auburn's Pettway will play in Iron Bowl

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - Kamryn Pettway is returning to Auburn's backfield just in time for the biggest challenge of the season.

November 23, 2016 | By JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer | Sports


If asked, Furyk would be honored to be Ryder Cup captain

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. - Nothing about Jim Furyk's game would suggest with certainty he has played his last Ryder Cup.

November 23, 2016 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Bye week brings no speculation, only gloom

In most seasons, a bye week for Georgia Southern is filled with talk of upcoming conference showdowns and postseason possibilities.

November 21, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Smart's first season at Georgia hardly a rousing success

ATHENS, Ga. - Kirby Smart's first year as Georgia's coach has hardly been a rousing success.

November 21, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Fraternizing with the enemy? Some NBA coaches even set it up

NEW YORK (AP) - Kristaps Porzingis came to the NBA from Europe as a 7-footer with 3-point range, so the comparisons to Dirk Nowitzki were inevitable.

November 21, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


State > Southern

ATLANTA - Georgia Southern entered Saturday needing a win at Georgia State to keep its bowl hopes alive.

November 19, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


2006 has a bad name, but 2016 seems all to similar

For most Georgia Southern fans, 2006 sticks out as a sore thumb. The 3-8 season - still the lowest win total of any modern day Eagle ...

November 19, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


I'm not about firing first year coaches, however...

Failure can be a difficult thing to process, especially when you come from a place of success.

November 19, 2016 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


No. 1 pick Goff makes Rams debut against hot Dolphins team

Welcome to an NFL huddle, Mr. Goff .

November 19, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


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