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VanGorder runs away from the competition

By CHAD BISHOP

October 23, 2006 | Chad Bishop | Sports


GSU Notebook: Wayne has a rare case of the nerves

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.

October 23, 2006 | Alex Pellegrino | Sports


Screven tops SEB in region showdown

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.

October 23, 2006 | Chad Bishop | Sports


Boys athlete of the week

Some players get tired as a game develops, while others seem to grow stronger.

October 23, 2006 | By Herald Staff | Sports


Know your enemy Elon

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.

October 23, 2006 | Herald Staff Reports | Sports


ACC Roundup: Wake bounces back with big win over N.C. State

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.

October 23, 2006 | The ASSOCIATED PRESS | Sports


Eagles put an end to a frustrating trend

By ALEX PELLEGRINO

October 23, 2006 | Alex Pellegrino | Sports


Panthers get first win

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.

October 23, 2006 | Chad Bishop | Sports


Vanderbilt stuns Georgia in Athens

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.

October 23, 2006 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Local Roundup: Toussaint boots game winner against Elon

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.

October 23, 2006 | Georiga Southern AMR | Sports


Gators host region opener

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.

October 23, 2006 | By RAHN HUTCHESON Special to the Herald | Sports


Elon’s Lembo an up-and-comer in college coaching

There's no question Pete Lembo is one of the rising stars in the Division I football coaching ranks.

October 23, 2006 | By MIKE BROWN Herald Correspondent | Sports


Here's your player to watch: Linebacker Chad Nkang, one of the best in the country.

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.

October 23, 2006 | By CHAD BISHOP | Sports


Vandy gets another rousing buildup from the Bulldogs

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Poor ol' Vanderbilt. The Commodores sure have a lot to live up to each week.

October 23, 2006 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


SEC Roundup: Auburn gets defensive in win

AUBURN, Ala. - That merciless Southeastern Conference claimed another victim: No. 2 Florida.

October 23, 2006 | The ASSOCIATED PRESS | Sports


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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


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 10, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


McIlroy's last chance for big finish

ATLANTA - Rory McIlroy always thought his big year deserved a big finish. The Tour Championship is his last chance.

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


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


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