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Prep football wrap-up: Tigers excited about 2007

The Claxton Tigers finished the 2006 season at 2-7-1 and on a four game losing streak - not the most impressive of records. But considering the Tigers graduated just five seniors, it's easy to see why head coach Allen Cartwright is already excited about 2007.

November 22, 2006 | By CHAD BISHOP | Sports


Another long season for JCHS

It was another long season for the Jenkins County Eagles.

November 22, 2006 | By CHAD BISHOP | Sports


Browns down A-town

ATLANTA - Michael Vick sat on the Georgia Dome turf, looking around in disbelief while the boos came at him from all directions.

November 21, 2006 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Tech escapes with 7-0 win, earns Coastal crown

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - Even on a bad day, Georgia Tech was good enough to clinch a spot in the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game.

November 21, 2006 | By AARON BEARD AP Sports Writer | Sports


Georgia stuns Auburn, 37-15

AUBURN, Ala. - The Georgia Bulldogs did more than just spoil No. 5 Auburn's title hopes. They finally played like defending Southeastern Conference champions.

November 21, 2006 | By JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer | Sports


Ward resigns as head football coach at SEB

Mike Ward, head football coach at Southeast Bulloch High School, has resigned. In his first year at the Brooklet school, Ward coached the Yellow Jackets to a 2-8 record and informed the team of his decision Thursday after practice.

November 21, 2006 | Chad Bishop | Sports


A Claxton crushing

PORTAL - Homecoming was quite an event for the Portal Panthers Friday night. The homecoming court brought the celebration, the fans brought the party, and the football team supplied the fireworks, making short work of the visiting Claxton Tigers, 30-8.

October 29, 2006 | By MIKE ANTHONY Herald Correspondent | Sports


On wounded knee

Appalachian State quarterback Armanti Edwards is now 1-0 against Georgia Southern. That may be bad news for Eagle fans - the kid is just a true Freshman.

October 29, 2006 | Chad Bishop | Sports


Screven holds on

Screven County scored early and held off Josey late for a 25-20 Homecoming victory at Kelly Memorial Stadium last night. The Gamecocks raced to leads of 19-0 and 25-7 before allowing Josey a last possession down but 25-20. SCHS improves to 4-3 (2-2 in 3AA) with Josey dropping to 3-4 (2-2 in 3AA).

October 29, 2006 | By BURTON KEMP Special to the Herald | Sports


Gators take home third at state meet

MACON – All members of the Bulloch Academy boys' cross country team notched personal best times as the Gator squad finished third in the Class AA state cross-country championships Saturday at the Georgia Children's Home course.

October 29, 2006 | By RAHN HUTCHESON Special to the Herald | Sports


Laney tops SEB

BROOKLET - The Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets (1-6, 0-4) gave it everything they had Friday night but fell 28-7 to the region 3-AA rival Laney Wildcats (5-2, 3-1).

October 29, 2006 | By LOGAN THOMAS Herald Correspondent | Sports


Wiggins has big day on defense

Redshirt freshman Ronnie Wiggins anxiously awaited Saturday's homecoming game against top-ranked Appalachian State.

October 29, 2006 | Alex Pellegrino | Sports


Panthers welcome Tigers in region showdown

It's homecoming tonight at Portal, and head coach Justin Chester and his Panthers know a loss for homecoming isn't acceptable.

October 27, 2006 | By CHAD BISHOP | Sports


Four area teams begin quest for state championship

Four area teams will travel to Savannah today to begin play in the 2006 state softball tournament, playing for the ultimate goal of a state championship. Screven County, Southeast Bulloch, Metter and Claxton all qualified for the South Sectional to be held at the Paulson Complex in Savannah.

October 27, 2006 | Chad Bishop | Sports


Gators battle distraction during homecoming week

All week long, Bulloch Academy's football players have dressed in pajamas, in camouflage, in tacky attire and as their favorite movie/television actors. Thursday night, some were even dressed as cheerleaders during the annual PowderPuff game. Yes, they've had a fun-filled week during Homecoming 2006.

October 27, 2006 | By Rahn Hutcheson Special to the Herald | Sports


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SEC West looks like the best

The gap separating the two SEC divisions shows no signs of narrowing.

September 17, 2014 | By STEVE MEGARGEE AP Sports Writer | Sports


NFL Weekend Picks: Falcons host sinking Bucs

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers were supposed to be vastly improved this year. The standings show a big, fat zero in the win column.

September 17, 2014 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life: Early season Whitetail hunting can be productive

The months of September and October are considered by many deer hunters to be the pre-game warm-up for the "real season" when the rut begins.

September 16, 2014 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


Column: Hindsight is a Ryder Cup tradition that's like no other

Tom Watson didn't appear to be kicking himself.

September 16, 2014 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Atlanta mayor: Talked to 6 possible Hawks owners

ATLANTA - Mayor Kasim Reed said Tuesday he has already talked with six potential buyers of the Atlanta Hawks and expects a sale of the team to move quickly after racially charged comments by owner Bruce Levenson and general manager Danny Ferry.

September 16, 2014 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Criticism mounting for Vikings after Adrian Peterson decision

MINNEAPOLIS - Adrian Peterson has been one of the most popular and marketable stars in the NFL, an approachable superstar with an inspirational comeback story that made him an endorser's dream.

September 16, 2014 | By JON KRAWCZYNSKI AP Sports Writer | Sports


Senator ties NFL tax status to Redskins name

WASHINGTON - A U.S. senator threatened the NFL with legislation over Washington's nickname, a letter was dispatched to the other 31 team owners, and the issue was linked to the league's others recent troubles Tuesday as the anti-"Redskins" movement took its cause to Capitol Hill.

September 16, 2014 | By JOSEPH WHITE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Woods: strength is back, swing isn't

WINDEMERE, Fla. - Tiger Woods is too busy in the gym to find a new swing coach, or even swing a golf club.

September 15, 2014 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Peterson reactivated by Vikings following indictment

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. - Star running back Adrian Peterson returned to the Minnesota Vikings on Monday, insisting he is not a child abuser and wanting "everyone to understand how sorry I feel about the hurt I have brought to my child" after he was charged with a felony in Texas for using a wooden switch to spank his 4-year-old son.

September 15, 2014 | By JON KRAWCZYNSKI AP Sports Writer | Sports


Local Roundup: Screven tops Generals in S.C.

VARNVILLE, S.C. - Screven County's first trip to the Lowcountry was a good one for the Gamecocks (3-0), who brought home a 38-14 win over the Wade Hampton Generals.

September 13, 2014 | From staff reports | Sports


Vikings RB Adrian Peterson indicted on child abuse

An arrest warrant was issued Friday for star Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson after he was indicted in Texas on a charge of child abuse for using a branch to spank his son. His team benched him for this weekend's game against New England.

September 12, 2014 | By DAVE CAMPBELL AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Hawks cancel meeting with civil rights leaders

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks cancelled a scheduled meeting between their CEO and city civil rights leaders Wednesday, prompting one of the group's leaders to say his community was greatly offended.

September 12, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Horschel takes 2-shot lead in Tour Championship

ATLANTA - Billy Horschel showed why he might be the hottest player in golf at the moment with another 4-under 66 on Friday in the Tour Championship. It was his 10th straight round in the 60s. He already has a victory and a runner-up finish in the FedEx Cup playoffs.

September 12, 2014 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Pistorius not guilty of murder but was negligent

PRETORIA, South Africa - During his trial, Oscar Pistorius sometimes retched and sobbed. The double-amputee Olympian sobbed again on Thursday, this time in apparent relief as a judge said the evidence did not support a murder conviction for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

September 11, 2014 | By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA and GERALD IMRAY Associated Press | Sports


Kirk, Horschel share lead at Tour Championship

ATLANTA - Chris Kirk and Billy Horschel have little in common except a clean card of 4-under 66 at the Tour Championship and their chances at the biggest payoff in golf.

September 11, 2014 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


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