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Outdoor Life: A tale of briar patches and quail hunting

(Author's note: In my youth November always meant quail season was close at hand. This is a story about some of those memories.)

November 08, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


Bad news in Happy Valley

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Football coach Joe Paterno and other Penn State officials didn't do enough to try to stop suspected sexual abuse of children at the hands of a former assistant football coach, the state police commissioner said Monday.

November 07, 2011 | By MARK SCOLFORO Associated Press | Sports


Big week for Peach state football

ATLANTA - For football fans in the state of Georgia, this is about as good as it gets.

November 07, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Writer | Sports


Favorite Royal Delta wins BC Ladies' Classic

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The Saudi prince with a passion for horses had a hand in raising Royal Delta from her birth on his Kentucky farm. He died a few months before her biggest victory at the Breeders' Cup.

November 04, 2011 | By BETH HARRIS AP Racing Writer | Sports


Athlete of the Week: Burke runs the show

Ashley Burke may have three more years to go before graduating high school, but she's right at the top of her class out on the cross country courses of Georgia.

November 02, 2011 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


A long year for McIlroy, a sprint to the finish

SHANGHAI - The smattering of conversations suddenly gave way to the constant shutters of cameras Wednesday night at Le Meridien hotel, and there was no mistaking who was causing all the commotion.

November 02, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON The Associated Press | Sports


Outdoor Life: Georgia deer hunters have plenty of options

Two of the most productive times of the year for Georgia deer hunters are the opening day of firearms season and a period known as the fall rut. Opening day typically is good because hunters have carefully laid their plans and have a pretty good idea when and where their quarry is going to be. Many modern day hunters have scouted, used trail cameras and have provided the deer with good food sources and know to a certain degree what their habits are. Things get a little tougher after that first weekend because the deer have an uncanny way of ...

November 01, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


After three World Series titles, La Russa call it quits

ST. LOUIS - Tony La Russa waited until after the championship parade and then called a team meeting with his players.

October 31, 2011 | By R.B. FALLSTROM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Cardinals win World Series

ST. LOUIS - Pushed to the brink, the St. Louis Cardinals saved themselves. A frantic rush to reach the postseason on the final day. A nifty pair of comebacks in the playoffs. Two desperate rallies in Game 6.

October 29, 2011 | By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer | Sports


Cardinals rally twice, win in 11th to force Game 7

ST. LOUIS - David Freese homered to lead off the bottom of the 11th inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals forced the World Series to a Game 7 by rallying from two-run deficits against the Texas Rangers in the 9th and 10th on Thursday night.

October 28, 2011 | By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life - Cooler temperatures mean more active bass to catch

(Author's note: In last week's article there was a misprint on the legal number of deer that can be taken by hunters. The correct information should have been a total of twelve.)

October 25, 2011 | | Sports


Wheldon honored

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Of all the indelible moments from Dan Wheldon's public memorial service - fellow IndyCar drivers Dario Franchitti, Scott Dixon and Tony Kanaan serving as pallbearers, his father carrying his racing helmet and country music star Wynonna Judd singing two gripping songs - the heart-wrenching letter from his wife cut deepest.

October 22, 2011 | By MARK LONG AP Sports Writer | Sports


ACC wants share of spotlight

ATLANTA - The season's first BCS standings left the ACC again wondering just how the conference can become relevant in national championship discussions.

October 20, 2011 | By CHARLES ODUM The Associated Press | Sports


Donald shares lead at Disney, leads Webb by 2

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Luke Donald figured he might have to win at Disney to have his best shot at capturing the PGA Tour money title. He took a good step Thursday in the Children's Miracle Network Classic with a 6-under 66 for a seven-way share of the lead.

October 20, 2011 | The Associated Press | Sports


Teams bailed as Big East worked on TV

NEW YORK - The Big East was working on a plan for members to hand over their most lucrative television rights to the league before Syracuse and Pittsburgh decided

October 19, 2011 | The Associated Press | Sports


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