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Athlete of the Week: Burke runs the show

Ashley Burke may have three more years to go before graduating high school, but she's right at the top of her class out on the cross country courses of Georgia.

November 02, 2011 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


A long year for McIlroy, a sprint to the finish

SHANGHAI - The smattering of conversations suddenly gave way to the constant shutters of cameras Wednesday night at Le Meridien hotel, and there was no mistaking who was causing all the commotion.

November 02, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON The Associated Press | Sports


Outdoor Life: Georgia deer hunters have plenty of options

Two of the most productive times of the year for Georgia deer hunters are the opening day of firearms season and a period known as the fall rut. Opening day typically is good because hunters have carefully laid their plans and have a pretty good idea when and where their quarry is going to be. Many modern day hunters have scouted, used trail cameras and have provided the deer with good food sources and know to a certain degree what their habits are. Things get a little tougher after that first weekend because the deer have an uncanny way of ...

November 01, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


After three World Series titles, La Russa call it quits

ST. LOUIS - Tony La Russa waited until after the championship parade and then called a team meeting with his players.

October 31, 2011 | By R.B. FALLSTROM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Cardinals win World Series

ST. LOUIS - Pushed to the brink, the St. Louis Cardinals saved themselves. A frantic rush to reach the postseason on the final day. A nifty pair of comebacks in the playoffs. Two desperate rallies in Game 6.

October 29, 2011 | By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer | Sports


Cardinals rally twice, win in 11th to force Game 7

ST. LOUIS - David Freese homered to lead off the bottom of the 11th inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals forced the World Series to a Game 7 by rallying from two-run deficits against the Texas Rangers in the 9th and 10th on Thursday night.

October 28, 2011 | By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life - Cooler temperatures mean more active bass to catch

(Author's note: In last week's article there was a misprint on the legal number of deer that can be taken by hunters. The correct information should have been a total of twelve.)

October 25, 2011 | | Sports


Wheldon honored

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Of all the indelible moments from Dan Wheldon's public memorial service - fellow IndyCar drivers Dario Franchitti, Scott Dixon and Tony Kanaan serving as pallbearers, his father carrying his racing helmet and country music star Wynonna Judd singing two gripping songs - the heart-wrenching letter from his wife cut deepest.

October 22, 2011 | By MARK LONG AP Sports Writer | Sports


ACC wants share of spotlight

ATLANTA - The season's first BCS standings left the ACC again wondering just how the conference can become relevant in national championship discussions.

October 20, 2011 | By CHARLES ODUM The Associated Press | Sports


Donald shares lead at Disney, leads Webb by 2

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Luke Donald figured he might have to win at Disney to have his best shot at capturing the PGA Tour money title. He took a good step Thursday in the Children's Miracle Network Classic with a 6-under 66 for a seven-way share of the lead.

October 20, 2011 | The Associated Press | Sports


Teams bailed as Big East worked on TV

NEW YORK - The Big East was working on a plan for members to hand over their most lucrative television rights to the league before Syracuse and Pittsburgh decided

October 19, 2011 | The Associated Press | Sports


Tough lineup at Disney

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Kevin Chappell was on the Magnolia Course practice range at Disney, his only concern getting in nine holes of practice under gathering clouds and trying to remember which golf cart was his.

October 19, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON The Associated Press | Sports


World Series — Must see TV?

ST. LOUIS - A big star who's overcome personal adversity. A popular band that everyone counted out. A crazy critter with a cute nickname.

October 18, 2011 | By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer | Sports


NBA sides meet with a mediator

NEW YORK - NBA players and owners are meeting with a federal mediator, and Commissioner David Stern believes more games could be canceled if there isn't movement toward a new labor deal.

October 18, 2011 | By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life: Firearms season for deer opens Saturday

One of the most anticipated days in Georgia for sportsmen is the opening of gun season for white tailed deer. Georgia is one of the premier destinations in the United States for this wily animal of the woods and hunters from inside and outside the state eagerly look forward to its arrival. The reasons behind this alluring sport are many. The thrill of the chase, the beauty of fall in the woods, the companionship of fellow hunters and the excellent opportunity for a quality buck are just a few of these. It is a matter of record that Georgia far ...

October 18, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


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Casey closes in on an elusive victory at Tour Championship

Casey closes in on an elusive victory at Tour Championship

September 23, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Can brain disease explain Aaron Hernandez's behavior?

CHICAGO - Former football star Aaron Hernandez' brain was riddled with damage from a degenerative brain disease linked with head blows, but that doesn't necessarily ...

September 22, 2017 | By LINDSEY TANNER AP Medical Writer | Sports


Struggling Eagles face Indiana

Indiana University historically has been one of the worst football programs in the Big Ten.

September 22, 2017 | by MIKE BROWN Herald Correspondent | Sports


Thomas tied at Tour Championship

ATLANTA - With two swings, Justin Thomas showed that every shot counts in the FedEx Cup, even at the season-ending Tour Championship.

September 22, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Statement win

Following their 8-0 loss to Ware County Tuesday, Statesboro's softball team needed a bounceback win to keep their hopes of claiming the No.1 ...

September 20, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Jake LaMotta, boxer who inspired 'Raging Bull,' dies at 95

Jake LaMotta, an iron-fisted battler who brawled his way to a middleweight title and was later memorialized by Robert De Niro in the film "Raging ...

September 20, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Road favorites all over the board in Week 3

Texans coach Bill O'Brien says "you can't hide in the NFL."

September 20, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Column: IndyCar needs to push Newgarden as its new star

SONOMA, Calif. - It has been five years since IndyCar last had an American champion as the face of the series. This time, the series is ...

September 18, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Smashing: MLB home run record on track to fall Tuesday

NEW YORK - Giancarlo Stanton's smacks, Aaron Judge's jolts and all those dizzying long balls helped Major League Baseball move another poke closer to ...

September 18, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Photo Gallery: 2015 Georgia Southern Football

December 19, 2015 | Scott Bryant | Sports


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