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Outdoor Life: During hunting season, always think safety first

Articles and columns by Alvin Richardson about hunting, fishing and other outdoor sports will appear Wednesdays in the Statesboro Herald. Richardson has spent the past 33 years in education as a teacher, coach and administrator. He has been the head football coach and athletic director at Morgan County High school, an assistant principal at the same school. His writing career began in Madison with the Morgan County Citizen and expanded to the Athens Banner-Herald, where he presently writes the outdoor page. Richardson also writes for Georgia Outdoor magazine and is the author of "It's a Dawg's Life" which ...

October 05, 2010 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON Special to the Herald | Sports


My Take - Bobby always gave me a reason

On Sunday afternoon, Bobby Cox won the 2,504th game of his managerial career, and it just may have been the most important.

October 04, 2010 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Europe eyes comeback as night falls

NEWPORT, Wales - The Americans stood behind the 18th green with smiles rarely seen on European soil as they watched yet another match go their way Saturday in the Ryder Cup.

October 02, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


ASU starts feasibility study for possible move up to FBS

BOONE, N.C. - Appalachian State has knocked off one of college football's top teams. Now the Mountaineers are thinking about joining the big boys.

October 02, 2010 | The Associated Press | Sports


Rain delay suits US fine at water-logged Ryder Cup

NEWPORT, Wales - Boy, did that rain delay work out just fine for the Americans. They were able to get dry, do some shopping at the merchandise tent and claim the momentum on a water-logged day at the Ryder Cup.

October 01, 2010 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP National Writer | Sports


Woods paired with Stricker for Ryder Cup start

NEWPORT, Wales - Good thing for the Americans the Ryder Cup ultimately comes down to golf shots, not style points.

September 30, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Rain moves Ryder prep off the course

NEWPORT, Wales - Preparations for the Ryder Cup were intense and inspirational. There was laughter and a few tears. One thing players from both sides agreed on was the importance of rallying behind the flag.

September 29, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Eagles solve Riddle, beat Phoenix

Georgia Southern finally cracked the Riddle.

September 25, 2010 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Furyk, Donald tied for lead at East Lake

ATLANTA - This should serve as a wake-up call for Jim Furyk: He's tied for the lead at the Tour Championship, and very much in the hunt for the $10 million FedEx Cup prize.

September 24, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Casey looking for another prize

ATLANTA - Paul Casey won't be going to the Ryder Cup. He wouldn't mind a $10 million consolation.

September 23, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


SEC QBs: A cadre of quality signal callers

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Greg McElroy owns a national title at Alabama, Stephen Garcia has South Carolina off to its best start in three years and Ryan Mallett of Arkansas may be the country's best passer.

September 22, 2010 | By PETE IACOBELLI AP Sports Writer | Sports


Teams in wide-open ACC playing for spot in BCS

COLUMBIA, S.C. - With the embarrassments behind it for now, the much maligned Atlantic Coast Conference still has a spot in the Bowl Championship Series up for grabs - and top contenders Virginia Tech and Florida State begin their run at it this weekend.

September 22, 2010 | By PETE IACOBELLI AP Sports Writer | Sports


NFL heartache, troubles and QB chaos

The NFL season just started and with it came heartache and trouble, on and off the field: a player's apparent suicide; drunken-driving charges against another; a drug suspension; Reggie Bush's broken leg; a female reporter's locker room plight; chaos at quarterback.

September 22, 2010 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


South Georgia rivers provide great summertime fishing trip

Are you ready for a little summer fishing adventure? In South Georgia the red breast sunfish is one of the greatest fishing prizes available. You will be rewarded with one of the tastiest fish on the planet and treated to some glorious scenery along the way. These fish are typically called red bellies by the locals and the goal is to catch a "rooster" which is a fish over a pound. All summer long you can count on this being a great trip to go on because the water levels are at their lowest and that's the time to ...

September 21, 2010 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


Heisman Trust: No '05 winner

NEW YORK - And the Heisman Trophy winner for 2005 is - no one.

September 15, 2010 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports


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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


Johnson, Logano, Edwards, Busch aim for NASCAR championship

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) - Jimmie Johnson attempts a drive into NASCAR history.

November 19, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Canadian rookie Mackenzie Hughes up by 2 shots at Sea Island

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. - Five tournaments into his rookie season on the PGA Tour, Mackenzie Hughes has the 36-hole lead at Sea Island and expects ...

November 19, 2016 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Daily fantasy sports rivals DraftKings and FanDuel to merge

BOSTON - Daily fantasy sports rivals DraftKings and FanDuel have agreed to merge after months of speculation and increasing regulatory scrutiny.

November 19, 2016 | By PHILIP MARCELO Associated Press | Sports


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