CLAXTON – As the #1 ranked Bulldogs of Emanuel County Institute came to town, the Claxton Tigers were confident that anything could happen.
he Portal Panthers know the situation.
Four days after claiming the Region 3AA regular season title, the Screven County Lady Gamecocks (21-4) twice downed SEB's Lady Jackets (22-3) by 1-0 margins to claim the 3AA tournament championship at the Screven County Recreation Complex on Saturday.
Brian VanGorder finally got what he was looking for.
Starting quarterback Travis Clark took snaps during practice Tuesday, but Georgia Southern coach Brian VanGorder said the sophomore is questionable for Saturday's home game against Elon. Clark suffered a low-grade concussion while diving for a loose ball late in the third quarter of Saturday's 34-14 loss to North Dakota State.
The Claxton Tigers will welcome the state's No. 1 team in Class A, Emanuel County Institute, to the Pecan Grove tonight for a 7:30 p.m. kickoff at Bell Memorial Stadium.
ATHENS - Georgia found itself in an unusual position Sunday: Unranked and trying to bounce back from a loss to Vanderbilt.
DUBLIN - Trinity Christian School defeated Bulloch Academy twice during the varsity softball regular season en route to winning the GISA Region 2-AA title. The third meeting of the squads was Saturday in the Class AA state championship game.
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After a thrilling one-point win over Brentwood in Sandersville Friday night, the Bulloch Academy Gators evened their record at 3-3 with five games remaining on their schedule.
ATLANTA - Tiki Barber and the New York Giants did a pretty good impression of the Atlanta Falcons.
Allison Steinhaus said she was just trying to relax Tuesday night against region rival Southeast Bulloch. Steinhaus did just that, ripping a pitch into right field to plate two runs - the eventual game-winners - against region rival Southeast Bulloch Tuesday.
GREENVILLE, S.C. - Jerome Felton collected just 56 total yards Saturday, but three of his runs ended in touchdowns as he led Furman to a 23-17 win against The Citadel in Southern Conference action.
Elon quarterback Wes Pope - the reigning Southern Conference offense player of the week - will do his best to pick apart Georgia Southern's shaky secondary when the Phoenix visit Statesboro this Saturday at 1 p.m.
METTER – It was a rough Friday night for the Tigers.
RIP, "mid-major." It was a good run.
Georgia's turkey hunting season is only about a month away.
Baylor appears to be back on the right side of the bubble after a strong run over the past two weeks.
LONDON - For athletes and spectators at Sochi, it's time to pack up. But for the host cities, the real challenge begins with the end of the Olympics. How do they continue to use the expensive stadiums after the party's over? What happens to the athletes' villages? What is the legacy of the games?
SOCHI, Russia - Teemu Selanne led his team around the ice, with a bronze medal draped around his neck, after he finished off his sixth Olympics with a sweet victory.
SOCHI, Russia - Four Ukrainian women gave their politically torn country some good news at the Sochi Games on Friday, and Canada delivered more bad news to the United States - yet another Olympic hockey defeat.
SOCHI - Canada won its fourth straight women's Olympic hockey title, breaking Thursday's pattern of first-time winners on the slopes and ice of the Sochi Games.
INDIANAPOLIS - This could be as good a time as there has ever been for an openly gay player in the NFL. The league will be watching.
CHICAGO - Northwestern University officials on Thursday countered a quarterback's allegations that the program places athletics over academics, urging a federal agency to deny a bid by the school's football players to form the firstcollege athletes' union in U.S. history.
MARANA, Ariz. (AP) - Getting to the round of 16 in the Match Play Championship was all that mattered Thursday.
SOCHI - The United States' hockey team is getting exactly what it wanted. Another shot at Canada.
SOCHI - Cossack militia attacked Russia's Pussy Riot punk group with horsewhips on Wednesday as the artists - who have feuded with Vladimir Putin's government for years - tried to perform under a sign advertising the Sochi Olympics.
TAMPA, Fla. - Derek Jeter spoke for 25 minutes, 44 seconds and answered 26 questions about his decision to retire at the end of this season.
MIAMI (AP) - The legal options for offensive lineman Jonathan Martin may be limited under workplace discrimination and harassment laws because an NFL-ordered investigation found that neither Miami Dolphins coach Joe Philbin nor the Miami Dolphins' top executives knew about the bullying he endured, labor law experts say.
There are hundreds of small ponds in the Southeast Georgia area and thousands more around the state. Those waters account for nearly half of the recreational fishing done in Georgia and of course serve multiple purposes in many cases. Water for livestock and crop irrigation are the two most frequent uses of farm ponds other than for fishing.