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Bow fishing as a new twist

In the time gap between the end of spring and the beginning of fall hunting seasons, there is a unique outdoor activity for lovers of archery. Let me offer up the idea of bow fishing. This is a sport that combines the skill of archery with the enjoyment of fishing.

August 23, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON Special to the Herald | Sports

LSU players cooperating

BATON ROUGE, La. - LSU starting quarterback Jordan Jefferson and three teammates met Tuesday with investigators looking into a bar fight that injured four people, and police said they were cooperative.

August 23, 2011 | By BRETT MARTEL AP Sports Writer | Sports

Is it time for college football reform?

To paraphrase what a famously crooked alderman once said about politics in Chicago, "College football ain't ready for reform."

August 22, 2011 | By JIM LITKE Associated Press | Sports

Warner Robins wins again

SOUTH WILLIAM-SPORT, Pa. - Flashing a wide grin that revealed braces, Georgia's Jake Fromm clutched a baseball tightly in his left hand.

August 22, 2011 | By GENARO C. ARMAS AP Sports Writer | Sports

Sooners No. 1 in preseason poll

NEW YORK - Being voted preseason No. 1 is a tradition at Oklahoma, and this season is no different.

August 20, 2011 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports

Little League World Series: Warner Robins survives

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Every step around the bases and every swing at the plate made Jake Fromm's back ache.

August 20, 2011 | By GENARO C. ARMAS AP Sports Writer | Sports

NCAA's 'death penalty' could be option for Miami

INDIANAPOLIS - NCAA President Mark Emmert says he's willing to back up his tough talk on punishing rule-breakers - even using the "death penalty" as a deterrent.

August 19, 2011 | By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer | Sports

Little League World Series: California, Canada win

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Pitcher Braydon Salzman missed getting hit in the head by a comebacker at the Little League World Series by the thin brim of his yellow cap.

August 19, 2011 | By GENARO C. ARMAS AP Sports Writer | Sports

Louisiana beats Georgia 2-0 in LLWS nightcap

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) - Reliever Haden Erbe got out of a bases-loaded jam with nobody out in the sixth and Lafayette, La., held on for a thrilling 2-0 victory over Warner Robins, Ga., on Thursday night in the Little League World Series.

August 18, 2011 | The Associated Press | Sports

Smith named GSU softball coach

Georgia Southern athletics director Sam Baker has named Annie Smith the program's new head softball coach.

August 18, 2011 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports

NCAA sets sights on 'Canes

CORAL GABLES, Fla. - With investigators five months into checking allegations that a Ponzi scheme artist spent freely on University of Miami athletes, the NCAA president said Wednesday that if the claims are confirmed they show the need for "fundamental change" in college sports.

August 17, 2011 | By STEPHEN WINE AP Sports Writer | Sports

Sixteen teams looking for world title

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Montana had never had a team in the Little League World Series,. So, a couple weeks ago, 12-year-old Andy Maehl asked his Billings coach if their team was ready to make history.

August 17, 2011 | By GENARO C. ARMAS AP Sports Writer | Sports

Presidents Cup lock?

Until winning the PGA Championship, the coolest thing in golf that happened to Keegan Bradley during his amazing rookie season was getting a phone call from Fred Couples in May after he won his first PGA Tour event.

August 16, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Columnist | Sports

Local Roundup: Curry Cup takes place Saturday

Michael Curry, Georgia Southern Basketball Hall of Famer and current associate head coach of the Philadelphia 76ers, will host a benefit for the Boys and Girls Club of Bulloch County.

August 16, 2011 | From staff reports | Sports

Outdoor Life: Bow shooting practice tips

Compound bows have been on the scene since the mid 1960's and by design have the potential for greater velocity and accuracy than other types of bows. Nonetheless it takes practice to become proficient with this modern hunting weapon.

August 16, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports

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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

Eagles fall to Elon

Following a midweek loss at the College of Charleston, Georgia Southern turned in an eerily similar performance in the first game of a three-game set ...

March 02, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports

NFL teams finally get to see QB hopefuls at combine

INDIANAPOLIS - This year's deep class of quarterbacks features as many as a half dozen first-round NFL prospects full of hope, hype and hazard.

March 02, 2018 | By ARNIE STAPLETON AP Pro Football Writer | Sports

Six-time medalist Raisman sues U.S. Olympic Committee

Aly Raisman spent months urging the U.S. Olympic Committee and USA Gymnastics to get serious about taking a long hard look into how Larry ...

March 02, 2018 | By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer | Sports

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