By CHAD BISHOP
One of Georgia Southern's most reliable players, senior center Lance Wayne, will become a father this evening when his wife, Ashley, is scheduled to be induced into labor. Ashley will give birth to the couples' first child, Layla.
The Screven County Lady Gamecocks took advantage of three Southeast Bulloch errors, scoring six times in the fourth inning to upset region rival SEB (21-1, 13-1) and claim the regular season region 3-AA first seed Tuesday with a 6-2 win at the Sylvania-Screven County Recreation Department.
Some players get tired as a game develops, while others seem to grow stronger.
Eagles fans don't really have a problem with Elon. Sure, they're another conference opponent looking to upend GSU on another beautiful Saturday at Paulson…but it's still Elon. The Eagles have dominated Elon (founded 1889), winning six out of six with an average margin of victory of almost 24 since their first meeting in 1998. There like the new kid at the end of the street. Southern fans know he's down there, but have more important things to worry about.
RALEIGH, N.C. - Sam Swank kicked three field goals of more than 50 yards and Riley Skinner threw a touchdown pass to lead Wake Forest past North Carolina State 25-23 on Saturday.
By ALEX PELLEGRINO
PEMBROKE - Portal scored two second half touchdowns, giving PHS their first victory of the season and the first win of head coach of Justin Chester's career with a 21-13 win over Bryan County Friday night.
ATHENS - Vanderbilt celebrated wildly, cheered on by a sprinkling of gold-and-black-clad fans amid the sea of red. Georgia and its 92,000 backers trudged out of Sanford Stadium in stunned silence. The scoreboard went blank as soon as it was over, a feeble attempt to erase what everyone had just seen.
Sophomore Ashley Toussaint's goal with 20 minutes left in the contest was the final margin for Georgia Southern in a 1-0 win over Elon Sunday in Southern Conference women's soccer action at Eagle Field.
It's shaping up to be a David-and-Goliath-type matchup in Gator Alley tonight as Bulloch Academy hosts Edmund Burke Academy in the GISA region 2-AA opener for both teams.
There's no question Pete Lembo is one of the rising stars in the Division I football coaching ranks.
Will begin the season as the starting middle linebacker in Elon's new 4-3 defensive scheme...Was rated as the top linebacker in I-AA football by The Sports Network entering the year...Selected to both the Street & Smith's College Football 2006 Yearbook and The Sports Network NCAA-IAA All-America Teams.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Poor ol' Vanderbilt. The Commodores sure have a lot to live up to each week.
AUBURN, Ala. - That merciless Southeastern Conference claimed another victim: No. 2 Florida.
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.
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.
ATLANTA - Rory McIlroy always thought his big year deserved a big finish. The Tour Championship is his last chance.
Maybe the NFL schedule makers did the Baltimore Ravens a big favor.
ATLANTA - The losing captain - usually an American - is an easy scapegoat at the Ryder Cup. Now he at least has an accomplice.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.