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Portal hosts football game Saturday night

Craving football?

June 11, 2009 | CHAD BISHOP | Sports


Taylor, GSU's Bobo drafted by Pittsburgh

Statesboro's Zach Taylor has been drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates - the 925th selection overall.

June 10, 2009 | From staff reports | Sports


Meet the Eagles: Senior DB Carson Hill

'Meet the Eagles' is a new part of our summer lineup at statesboroherald.com. Each week, we'll get to know a different Eagle. Up first - senior DB Carson Hill.

June 09, 2009 | VINCE JOHNSON & MATT YOGUS vjohnson@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Video - UGA coach Mark Richt talks locals Deangelo Tyson, Washaun Ealey

University of Georgia head football coach Mark Richt discusses former SHS standout Deangelo Tyson and former ECI star Washaun Ealey Tuesday in Macon.

June 09, 2009 | VINCE JOHNSON vjohnson@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Summer Football Fix

If it were only for just a couple of hours, football made a brief cameo in the middle of the state of Georgia on Tuesday. It was a reminder that football is still, and always will be, king in this state.

June 09, 2009 | CHAD BISHOP | Sports


Campers hit the mat at BA

Some of Bulloch County's fiercest competitors are hitting the gym this week to take part in the world's oldest competitive sport.

June 09, 2009 | JEFF HARRISON Herald Intern | Sports


Weekly Whatup 6.9

The Atlanta Braves fan nation was unsteadied this week when future Hall of Fame pitcher Tom Glavine was released by the club.

June 09, 2009 | CHAD BISHOP | Sports


Hill tips off hoops camp

Statesboro coach Lee Hill kicked off his annual basketball camp Monday at the SHS gymnasium. The camp is conducted by Hill and a long list of friends and family willing to lend a helping hand. It consists of an 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. portion featuring second through fifth graders and a 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. portion featuring sixth through ninth graders.

June 09, 2009 | By ANDREW DeGRAFF Herald Intern | Sports


Double Duty: SEB works youths on soccer, softball

The seventh annual Southeast Bulloch girls' soccer and softball camp kicked off Wednesday morning at the SEB sports complex in Brooklet. The camp, which fields 20 to 25 girls annually - ages ranging from third to eighth grade - focuses on teaching and developing basic skill sets for the girls.

June 03, 2009 | ANDREW DeGRAFF Herald Intern | Sports


Page, Jackets helping youth learn hoops

More than 20 children are hitting the hardwood this week, for Southeast Bulloch's annual youth basketball camp. The three-day camp focuses on the game's most fundamental aspects. The young athletes, ranging from third to eighth grade, will spend the week running drills that stress passing, dribbling and shooting.

June 02, 2009 | JEFF HARRISON Herald Intern | Sports


Blues win Firecracker Classic

The Statesboro Blues may not be Bulloch County's most notable baseball squad that competed in a tournament this past weekend, but they could be the most successful.

June 01, 2009 | By JEFF HARRISON and ANDREW DeGRAFF Herald Interns | Sports


Weekly Whatup 6.2

That crash you just heard was Georgia Southern's national title hopes hitting the floor - suddenly, loudly and shockingly.

June 01, 2009 | CHAD BISHOP | Sports


Weekly Whatup 5/26

They did it with determination. They did it with focus. They did it by themselves.

May 25, 2009 | By CHAD BISHOP | Sports


Southern survives again, wins No. 40

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May 21, 2009 | MATT YOGUS | Sports


Weekly Whatup 5/19

Eight teams, five days, one champion. The Southern Conference baseball tournament starts Wednesday morning in Greenville, S.C., and this year is as wide open as ever.

May 18, 2009 | By CHAD BISHOP | Sports


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NFL teams dive into free agency

March 09, 2015 | By ARNIE STAPLETON AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


McIlroy has rough day

DORAL, Fla.- Rory McIlroy rotated his hips, transferred his weight and delivered another moment that golf fans won't soon forget.

March 07, 2015 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Hawks take down Cavs

ATLANTA- Al Horford scored 19 points and Kyle Korver hit two big 3-pointers in the fourth quarter after struggling much of the night, leading the Atlanta Hawks to a 106-97 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday night in a game could be a preview of what's to come in the playoffs.

March 07, 2015 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Payne pays visit to Forest Heights

Golfers from around the area converged on Forest Heights Country Club Thursday afternoon for a fundraiser that netted a donation of $31,750 to the Boys and Girls Club of Bulloch.

March 06, 2015 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Procecutors can't bring up Florida shooting

FALL RIVER, Mass. - Prosecutors in the Massachusetts murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez will not be allowed to introduce evidence about the shooting of a Hernandez friend in Florida a few months before the killing, a judge ruled Wednesday.

March 04, 2015 | By MICHELLE R. SMITH Associated Press | Sports


Manning to return in 2015

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - Hold that gold watch. Peyton Manning is taking one more shot at the silver trophy.

March 04, 2015 | By ARNIE STAPLETON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Vikings pay visit to Adrian Peterson

The Minnesota Vikings have made their in-person pitch to Adrian Peterson, the latest step toward resolving the star running back's unclear status.

March 04, 2015 | By DAVE CAMPBELL AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Georgia Tech topped by Heels

ATLANTA - North Carolina needed a boost after failing to win consecutive games in a rough February.

March 03, 2015 | By CHARLES ODUM | Sports


Trooper: Fingerprints show victim in rented car

FALL RIVER, Mass. - A state police trooper who specializes in fingerprint analysis testified Tuesday in the murder trial of Aaron Hernandez that the fingerprints of the former NFL player and his alleged victim, Odin Lloyd, were found inside a car that was allegedly used to drive Lloyd to his death.

March 03, 2015 | By AMY ANTHONY Associated Press | Sports


Hawks soar higher than Rockets in win

ATLANTA - Jeff Teague scored 25 points, Al Horford added 18 and the NBA-leading Atlanta Hawks rallied from an 18-point deficit to win their fifth straight game, 104-96 over the Houston Rockets on Tuesday night.

March 03, 2015 | By GEORGE HENRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Peterson just 1 of the players left in limbo by ruling

BOSTON - There is a defensive end heading for free agency who had 15 sacks in his last full season. The kind of player a team can build a pass rush around, if he were spending more time on the football field and less in the courts fighting domestic abuse charges.

March 02, 2015 | By JIMMY GOLEN AP Sports Writer | Sports


'Franchise tag' time for NFL

NFL games have begun for 2015.

March 02, 2015 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Harrington wins in playoff

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - Whether he was piling up majors or playing so poorly that he lost his PGA Tour card, Padraig Harrington never wavered from one goal in golf. Just get him anywhere near the lead with nine holes to play, and he would happily take his chances.

March 02, 2015 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Poulter, Casey share lead at rain-delayed Honda Classic

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - Ian Poulter didn't realize he had a three-shot lead in the Honda Classic, only that he was playing well enough to feel like he was in control of his game and the tournament.

March 01, 2015 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Photo gallery: One Season, One Title

Grab a cup of coffee and spend some time re-living the Georgia Southern Eagles sweeping the Sun Belt Conference through the eyes of Herald Staff Photographer Scott Bryant.

December 14, 2014 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Sports


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