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Braves eliminated from playoff contention

PHILADELPHIA - When Jimmy Rollins boldly predicted the Phillies would win the NL East, he didn't expect it would take Philadelphia this long to reach first place.

October 12, 2007 | | Sports


Jackets face Westside for homecoming

BROOKLET - The Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets look to build on the performance of quarterback Joe Wilson after the loss in Swainsboro on Friday, Sept. 21 and put together an offensive show for a crowd of students and alumni during tonight's homecoming game against Region 3-AA foe Westside at Fred Shaver Field.

October 12, 2007 | By MATT YOGUS | Sports


SEB softball celebrates homecoming with win

BROOKLET - The Southeast Bulloch Lady Yellow Jackets (12-4, 9-1 Region 3-AA) celebrated homecoming with an 11-2 victory over visiting Jefferson County Thursday.

October 12, 2007 | By MATT YOGUS | Sports


Connell gets the call for SHS

Entering the 2007 season, the Statesboro coaching staff had a decision to make - Cone or Connell?

October 11, 2007 | By CHAD BISHOP | Sports


Davis, Wilson hopes offense will gel on homecoming

BROOKLET - They may have started off the season 1-3, but the Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets have shown that they have some very real threats on the offensive side of the ball.

October 11, 2007 | By MATT YOGUS | Sports


Braves' hopes take a hit at Philly

PHILADELPHIA - Kyle Lohse gave the Phillies something they've sorely lacked down the stretch.

October 11, 2007 | By ROB MAADDI AP Sports Writer | Sports


Braves hammer Phillies

PHILADELPHIA - Mark Teixeira hit a three-run homer and Chipper Jones had a two-run shot, helping the Atlanta Braves keep their slim playoff hopes alive with a 10-6 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night.

October 10, 2007 | By ROB MAADDI AP Sports Writer | Sports


Farmers & Merchants Bank Prep Athletes of the Week

Statesboro's Nic Lanier is the go-to guy. That's saying something when the Blue Devils consistently hand the ball off to five or six running backs a game.

October 10, 2007 | From Staff Reports | Sports


Devils end drought

Statesboro broke a 2-2 tie with two runs in the fourth, then held on for a 6-3 win over the Academy of Richmond County Tuesday at Mill Creek.

October 10, 2007 | Chad Bishop | Sports


Panthers shutout CHS

PORTAL - Ariel "Red" Lanier's bases-loaded, three-run double in the fourth inning gave the Portal Lady Panthers (5-4) a 5-0 lead and the Claxton Lady Tigers could not climb back as Kaylie Howell pitched a three-hit shutout and PHS got a 7-0 Region 3-A win Tuesday.

October 10, 2007 | Matt Yogus | Sports


Playoff hopes slim, but still possible

ATLANTA - Third baseman Chipper Jones would love for the Atlanta Braves to squeak into the postseason in the final week of the season.

October 09, 2007 | By GEORGE HENRY Associated Press Writer | Sports


Petrino to punish Hall

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - DeAngelo Hall faces ''substantial discipline'' that may include a suspension following his meltdown on the field and on the sideline against Carolina.

October 09, 2007 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Braves rally late

ATLANTA - After manager Ned Yost lost his cool, the Milwaukee Brewers lost more ground in the NL Central.

October 08, 2007 | By GEORGE HENRY Associated Press Writer | Sports


Falcons come close again

ATLANTA - Joey Harrington earned plenty of cheers from all those Atlanta fans wearing Michael Vick jerseys. It wasn't enough to give the Falcons their first win without No. 7.

October 08, 2007 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Georgia slips past Tide in overtime

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Mikey Henderson caught a 25-yard touchdown pass from Matthew Stafford in overtime to lift No. 22 Georgia to a 26-23 victory over No. 16 Alabama on Saturday night.

October 08, 2007 | The Associated Press | Sports


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NFL Weekend Picks: Reeling Ravens face archrival Steelers

Maybe the NFL schedule makers did the Baltimore Ravens a big favor.

September 10, 2014 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Column: The cups overflow in September

ATLANTA - The losing captain - usually an American - is an easy scapegoat at the Ryder Cup. Now he at least has an accomplice.

September 10, 2014 | DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Goodell does not rule out Rice's returning to NFL

NEW YORK - NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell did not rule out the possibility of former Ravens running back Ray Rice returning to play in the league after serving a suspension for domestic violence.

September 10, 2014 | The Associated Press | Sports


Penn State coach grateful for bowl chance

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - At Penn State, bowl games and packed stadiums under Joe Paterno yielded to scandal, suffering and sanctions at the abuses of Jerry Sandusky.

September 10, 2014 | By DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life: All my barbers

Over decades of time the guys (and gals) who have cut my hair changed based on where I was living at the time and how much attention to detail was required.

September 09, 2014 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


Hawks discipline GM Ferry for racist comments

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks are sticking with general manager Danny Ferry even though the team's new majority owner wants him fired for racially charged comments about Luol Deng.

September 09, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


NCAA lifts Penn State's postseason ban

Penn State football got out from under the most severe on-field sanctions imposed on it two years ago over the Jerry Sandusky child abuse scandal, learning Monday that the NCAA will allow it to compete in this year's postseason and that all scholarships will return in 2015.

September 09, 2014 | By RALPH D. RUSSO Associated Press | Sports


Christie: Casinos, tracks can offer sports betting

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - Republican Gov. Chris Christie's administration issued a directive Monday allowing the state's casinos and racetracks to offer sports betting, a move likely to be challenged in court by sports leagues.

September 09, 2014 | By WAYNE PERRY Associated Press | Sports


Ravens cut Rice after video release

BALTIMORE - Ray Rice was let go by the Baltimore Ravens on Monday and suspended indefinitely by the NFL after a video was released showing the running back striking his then-fiancee in February.

September 09, 2014 | By DAVID GINSBURG AP Sports Writer | Sports


Cilic clinches 1st major title

NEW YORK - Unable to play in the U.S. Open a year ago because of a doping suspension, Marin Cilic is now the tournament's champion.

September 09, 2014 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Mandes: Erk's original vision now reality for Eagles

It's 1981 and sitting in the elegant office of Gulfstream CEO Allen Paulson were Georgia Southern College President Dale Lick and GSC Athletic Director Bucky Wagner. It would be Paulson who would turn Lick's dream into reality of bringing football back to the college through a requested investment of one million dollars!

September 07, 2014 | By RIC MANDES Special to the Herald | Sports


NCAA head-injury deal's backers press for court OK

ST. LOUIS - Attorneys pushing for a judge to give preliminary approval to a proposed $75 million settlement of a class-action lawsuit against the NCAA said Friday that claims it unfairly forces athletes affected by head injuries to forfeit hundreds of millions of dollars are untrue.

September 06, 2014 | By JIM SUHR Associated Press | Sports


McIlroy shares lead at BMW

CHERRY HILLS VILLAGE, Colo. - Rory McIlroy felt anything under par was a good score Thursday at Cherry Hills, even if he had reason to expect much better.

September 04, 2014 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


US tops Ukraine to finish basketball worlds group

BILBAO, Spain - The bags were already packed and the Americans had already checked out of their rooms.

September 04, 2014 | By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer | Sports


NFL Weekend Picks: Packers-Seahawks a spicy way to start

Fail Mary.

September 03, 2014 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


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