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Local Roundup: Leonard leads at Forest Heights

Bill Leonard of Kennesaw is the leader after two rounds of the 25th Georgia Senior Championship at Forest Heights Country Club in Statesboro. Leonard's 1-under-par 143 (74-69) is the only score under par through the first 36 holes.

August 25, 2011 | From staff reports | Sports


Three-way tie after Round 1 at Forest Heights

A trio of players, Jackson Moore of Marietta, Vidalia's Wally Adams and Jimmy Jackson of Macon, each carded a 2-under-par 70 in the opening round to lead the 25th Georgia Senior Championship, taking place at Forest Heights Country Club in Statesboro, Wednesday.

August 24, 2011 | From staff reports | Sports


Athlete of the Week: SEB's Wilkes K's Laney

As Taylor Wilkes entered her freshman year at Southeast Bulloch last season, she was thrown right into the fire.

August 24, 2011 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Sappington aims to defend title

Spencer Sappington says his game is not in its best form, but don't try telling the other 143 golfers in the field for the 25th Annual Georgia Senior Championship that the Milton golfer should not be favored to win the event.

August 23, 2011 | By MIKE BROWN Herald Correspondent | Sports


Bow fishing as a new twist

In the time gap between the end of spring and the beginning of fall hunting seasons, there is a unique outdoor activity for lovers of archery. Let me offer up the idea of bow fishing. This is a sport that combines the skill of archery with the enjoyment of fishing.

August 23, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON Special to the Herald | Sports


LSU players cooperating

BATON ROUGE, La. - LSU starting quarterback Jordan Jefferson and three teammates met Tuesday with investigators looking into a bar fight that injured four people, and police said they were cooperative.

August 23, 2011 | By BRETT MARTEL AP Sports Writer | Sports


Is it time for college football reform?

To paraphrase what a famously crooked alderman once said about politics in Chicago, "College football ain't ready for reform."

August 22, 2011 | By JIM LITKE Associated Press | Sports


Warner Robins wins again

SOUTH WILLIAM-SPORT, Pa. - Flashing a wide grin that revealed braces, Georgia's Jake Fromm clutched a baseball tightly in his left hand.

August 22, 2011 | By GENARO C. ARMAS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Sooners No. 1 in preseason poll

NEW YORK - Being voted preseason No. 1 is a tradition at Oklahoma, and this season is no different.

August 20, 2011 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports


Little League World Series: Warner Robins survives

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Every step around the bases and every swing at the plate made Jake Fromm's back ache.

August 20, 2011 | By GENARO C. ARMAS AP Sports Writer | Sports


NCAA's 'death penalty' could be option for Miami

INDIANAPOLIS - NCAA President Mark Emmert says he's willing to back up his tough talk on punishing rule-breakers - even using the "death penalty" as a deterrent.

August 19, 2011 | By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer | Sports


Little League World Series: California, Canada win

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Pitcher Braydon Salzman missed getting hit in the head by a comebacker at the Little League World Series by the thin brim of his yellow cap.

August 19, 2011 | By GENARO C. ARMAS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Louisiana beats Georgia 2-0 in LLWS nightcap

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) - Reliever Haden Erbe got out of a bases-loaded jam with nobody out in the sixth and Lafayette, La., held on for a thrilling 2-0 victory over Warner Robins, Ga., on Thursday night in the Little League World Series.

August 18, 2011 | The Associated Press | Sports


Smith named GSU softball coach

Georgia Southern athletics director Sam Baker has named Annie Smith the program's new head softball coach.

August 18, 2011 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


NCAA sets sights on 'Canes

CORAL GABLES, Fla. - With investigators five months into checking allegations that a Ponzi scheme artist spent freely on University of Miami athletes, the NCAA president said Wednesday that if the claims are confirmed they show the need for "fundamental change" in college sports.

August 17, 2011 | By STEPHEN WINE AP Sports Writer | Sports


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Georgia Southern ties series with UL-Lafayette in 6-5 win

A night after being shut out, Ryan Cleveland smashed his 12th home run of the season, the Eagles built two different three-run leads, and five ...

May 06, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Tebow huge draw in the minors, fans packing small stadiums

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Tim Tebow is a big-league hit in the minor leagues.

May 06, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Durant scores 38 points, Warriors beat Jazz to take 3-0 lead

SALT LAKE CITY - Kevin Durant had 38 points and 13 rebounds and the Golden State Warriors beat the Utah Jazz 102-91 on Saturday night to ...

May 06, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Late innings haunt Yellow Jackets

BROOKLET - Late innings have been the undoing of Southeast Bulloch in close games, and there were plenty of close contests for the Yellow Jackets this ...

May 05, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Eagles stymied in series opener at UL-Lafayette

In last season's Sun Belt tournament championship game, UL Lafayette's Wyatt Marks pitched seven shutout innings in getting the Ragin' Cajuns past Georgia ...

May 05, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Hawks' Wilcox out as GM, Budenholzer no longer president

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks' next general manager will have total authority of personnel decisions following moves on Friday which dismantled the two-tier management team of ...

May 05, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Bulloch Academy boys soccer bounced in first round of GISA state playoffs

The Bulloch Academy boys soccer team went into the GISA state soccer playoffs as No. 3 seed, but Holy Spirit Prep wiped them out by ...

May 05, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Family delivers message on behalf of Andretti's cancer fight

By MICHAEL MAROT, AP Sports Writer

May 04, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Political climate adds intensity to Mexican boxing showdown

LAS VEGAS - There's little subtlety in the TV commercial promoting Saturday night's fight between Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.

May 04, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Smith, Blixt win damp Zurich in 4-hole playoff

AVONDALE, La. - Cameron Smith stood on the edge of the 18th green, wiping away tears at a ceremony complete with alligator skin championship belts and ...

May 01, 2017 | By BRETT MARTEL AP Sports Writer | Sports


Pick a horse, any horse: Kentucky Derby is wide open as ever

Bob Baffert is sitting out the Kentucky Derby, and not by choice.

April 29, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Hawks focus on re-signing Millsap following first-round exit

ATLANTA - Paul Millsap confirmed on Saturday he "probably will opt out" of his contract and become an unrestricted free agent, leaving the Atlanta Hawks to ...

April 29, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Challenger back in form

For the last two seasons, Evan Challenger has been the rock of Georgia Southern's weekend rotation.

April 29, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Brant, Ellis repeat as GISA state champions for BA

To say Saturday was a big day for high school track in field in Georgia would be a understatement.

April 29, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Photo Gallery: 2015 Georgia Southern Football

December 19, 2015 | Scott Bryant | Sports


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