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Serena, Djokovic make quarterfinals

NEW YORK - Already having let a big early lead slip away in the U.S. Open's fourth round, Serena Williams was facing a break point and in danger of falling behind Ana Ivanovic, a former No. 1 and Grand Slam title-winner.

September 05, 2011 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports

Column: In BCS, players often pursue same major

When Jay Finch arrived at Georgia Tech, he wasn't just interested in being a lineman for the Yellow Jackets football team. He wanted to study architecture, too.

September 05, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Columnist | Sports

Serena crushes Azarenka in straight sets

NEW YORK - If anyone still harbored any doubts about whether Serena Williams is back at her best, she put on a pretty persuasive performance during the first 17 minutes of her third-round match Saturday at the U.S. Open.

September 04, 2011 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports

Sharapova ousted; 1st 3-set loss of 2011

NEW YORK - That Maria Sharapova's shaky serving contributed to her early exit at the U.S. Open - to the tune of a dozen double-faults - came as no surprise. She's faced that problem for quite some time.

September 02, 2011 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports

Metter, Portal fight to stay unbeaten

PORTAL - Sometimes it is as simple as getting the ball from the center to the quarterback.

September 01, 2011 | By SCOTT GARNER Herald Correspondent | Sports

Boise State heads into SEC territory

College football's most debated team has another referendum game.

August 31, 2011 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports

Outdoor Life: Dove hunting a fall ritual

Author's note: It has been a year since I've been making my weekly visit with you in the Statesboro Herald. In celebration I offer up a story that many South Georgia hunters can relate to - the opening day of dove season. For most of my adult life we have had a dove shoot on the first day of hunting season. It is a time when family and friends have gathered to share fellowship, food and a day of outdoor life. This is a story about one of our exploits.

August 30, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports

Fish going swimmingly


August 29, 2011 | By EDDIE PITTS AP National Writer | Sports

Johnson beats the rain and the field at The Barclays

EDISON, N.J. - The way Dustin Johnson began the final round of The Barclays, he figured the only thing that could keep him from winning was the rain.

August 27, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports

Kuchar in front and facing a sprint at Barclays

EDISON, N.J. - What once looked to be a long week at The Barclays suddenly has turned into a sprint.

August 26, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports

Capuano leads Mets to 6-0 win

NEW YORK - Chris Capuano pitched the game of his life, tossing a two-hitter and striking out a career-high 13 as the New York Mets beat the Atlanta Braves 6-0 Friday night in their final matchup before taking a break because of Hurricane Irene.

August 26, 2011 | By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer | Sports

Local Roundup: Leonard leads at Forest Heights

Bill Leonard of Kennesaw is the leader after two rounds of the 25th Georgia Senior Championship at Forest Heights Country Club in Statesboro. Leonard's 1-under-par 143 (74-69) is the only score under par through the first 36 holes.

August 25, 2011 | From staff reports | Sports

Three-way tie after Round 1 at Forest Heights

A trio of players, Jackson Moore of Marietta, Vidalia's Wally Adams and Jimmy Jackson of Macon, each carded a 2-under-par 70 in the opening round to lead the 25th Georgia Senior Championship, taking place at Forest Heights Country Club in Statesboro, Wednesday.

August 24, 2011 | From staff reports | Sports

Athlete of the Week: SEB's Wilkes K's Laney

As Taylor Wilkes entered her freshman year at Southeast Bulloch last season, she was thrown right into the fire.

August 24, 2011 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports

Sappington aims to defend title

Spencer Sappington says his game is not in its best form, but don't try telling the other 143 golfers in the field for the 25th Annual Georgia Senior Championship that the Milton golfer should not be favored to win the event.

August 23, 2011 | By MIKE BROWN Herald Correspondent | Sports

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Tormenta kicks off amatuer league

When it comes to growing excitement about soccer in and around Statesboro, South Georgia Tormenta FC really isn't leaving any stone unturned.

March 12, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports

Eagles advance to Sun Belt semifinals

NEW ORLEANS – Mike Hughes collected 11 points, five rebounds, three assists, two blocked shots and a steal, and Georgia Southern held ULM to 30 percent ...

March 10, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports

Corruption case won't make a mark on Selection Sunday

RALEIGH, N.C. - College basketball has spent an entire season operating amid the specter of an FBI corruption investigation that led to criminal charges against ...

March 09, 2018 | By AARON BEARD AP Basketball Writer | Sports

Sun Belt semifinals all set

UL Lafayette 80, Texas St. 54

March 09, 2018 | From Staff and Wire Reports | Sports

Tiger Woods shoots 70 thanks to par-saving shot from trees

PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) - Tiger Woods moved spectators and a TV truck, and then warned everybody in earshot.

March 09, 2018 | By MARK LONG AP Sports Writer | Sports

Eagles kick off spring practice

Just before 4 p.m. on Thursday alongside the banks of Beautiful Eagle Creek, the 2018 edition of the Georgia Southern Eagles strapped on helmets ...

March 09, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports

Lefty's Back: Mickelson wins for first time in five years

MEXICO CITY - Phil Mickelson knew this was coming, even when he had so little to show for it.

March 05, 2018 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports

Tookie Brown makes another All-Sun Belt squad

NEW ORLEANS - Georgia Southern guard Tookie Brown has been named first-team All-Sun Belt for the third consecutive season, the league announced today.

March 05, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports

GS Women's team begins Sun Belt tournament in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS - The Georgia Southern women's basketball team opens up Sun Belt Conference Tournament play on Tuesday as the No. 11 seed, facing sixth-seeded ...

March 05, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports

Troy falls to Eagles in regular season finale

On a day when Hanner Fieldhouse said goodbye to six seniors, Georgia Southern said hello to a first round bye through next week's Sun ...

March 03, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports

Baseball Eagles drop another to Elon

Georgia Southern scraped together a pair of runs to send things into extra innings after trailing most of the day, but Elon plated a run ...

March 03, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports

Sharma holds lead into Sunday at Mexico

MEXICO CITY - Shubhankar Sharma stayed up in the middle of the night in India to watch golf at the highest level, usually the majors, and ...

March 03, 2018 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports

FIFA panel adds video review to soccer laws ahead of World Cup

ZURICH - In one of the most fundamental changes ever to soccer's 155-year-old rules, FIFA approved video review on Saturday and cleared the way to ...

March 03, 2018 | By GRAHAM DUNBAR AP Sports Writer | Sports

Alaska's famed Iditarod is set to begin amid turbulent year

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The 46th running of Alaska's famed Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race kicks off Saturday amid the most turbulent year ever for the ...

March 02, 2018 | By RACHEL D'ORO Associated Press | Sports

Sharma soars into the lead in Mexico

MEXICO CITY - Success has come quickly for Shubhankar Sharma, and the Mexico Championship is no exception.

March 02, 2018 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports

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