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Outdoor Life: During hunting season, always think safety first

Articles and columns by Alvin Richardson about hunting, fishing and other outdoor sports will appear Wednesdays in the Statesboro Herald. Richardson has spent the past 33 years in education as a teacher, coach and administrator. He has been the head football coach and athletic director at Morgan County High school, an assistant principal at the same school. His writing career began in Madison with the Morgan County Citizen and expanded to the Athens Banner-Herald, where he presently writes the outdoor page. Richardson also writes for Georgia Outdoor magazine and is the author of "It's a Dawg's Life" which ...

October 05, 2010 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON Special to the Herald | Sports


My Take - Bobby always gave me a reason

On Sunday afternoon, Bobby Cox won the 2,504th game of his managerial career, and it just may have been the most important.

October 04, 2010 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Europe eyes comeback as night falls

NEWPORT, Wales - The Americans stood behind the 18th green with smiles rarely seen on European soil as they watched yet another match go their way Saturday in the Ryder Cup.

October 02, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


ASU starts feasibility study for possible move up to FBS

BOONE, N.C. - Appalachian State has knocked off one of college football's top teams. Now the Mountaineers are thinking about joining the big boys.

October 02, 2010 | The Associated Press | Sports


Rain delay suits US fine at water-logged Ryder Cup

NEWPORT, Wales - Boy, did that rain delay work out just fine for the Americans. They were able to get dry, do some shopping at the merchandise tent and claim the momentum on a water-logged day at the Ryder Cup.

October 01, 2010 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP National Writer | Sports


Woods paired with Stricker for Ryder Cup start

NEWPORT, Wales - Good thing for the Americans the Ryder Cup ultimately comes down to golf shots, not style points.

September 30, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Rain moves Ryder prep off the course

NEWPORT, Wales - Preparations for the Ryder Cup were intense and inspirational. There was laughter and a few tears. One thing players from both sides agreed on was the importance of rallying behind the flag.

September 29, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Eagles solve Riddle, beat Phoenix

Georgia Southern finally cracked the Riddle.

September 25, 2010 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Furyk, Donald tied for lead at East Lake

ATLANTA - This should serve as a wake-up call for Jim Furyk: He's tied for the lead at the Tour Championship, and very much in the hunt for the $10 million FedEx Cup prize.

September 24, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Casey looking for another prize

ATLANTA - Paul Casey won't be going to the Ryder Cup. He wouldn't mind a $10 million consolation.

September 23, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


SEC QBs: A cadre of quality signal callers

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Greg McElroy owns a national title at Alabama, Stephen Garcia has South Carolina off to its best start in three years and Ryan Mallett of Arkansas may be the country's best passer.

September 22, 2010 | By PETE IACOBELLI AP Sports Writer | Sports


Teams in wide-open ACC playing for spot in BCS

COLUMBIA, S.C. - With the embarrassments behind it for now, the much maligned Atlantic Coast Conference still has a spot in the Bowl Championship Series up for grabs - and top contenders Virginia Tech and Florida State begin their run at it this weekend.

September 22, 2010 | By PETE IACOBELLI AP Sports Writer | Sports


NFL heartache, troubles and QB chaos

The NFL season just started and with it came heartache and trouble, on and off the field: a player's apparent suicide; drunken-driving charges against another; a drug suspension; Reggie Bush's broken leg; a female reporter's locker room plight; chaos at quarterback.

September 22, 2010 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


South Georgia rivers provide great summertime fishing trip

Are you ready for a little summer fishing adventure? In South Georgia the red breast sunfish is one of the greatest fishing prizes available. You will be rewarded with one of the tastiest fish on the planet and treated to some glorious scenery along the way. These fish are typically called red bellies by the locals and the goal is to catch a "rooster" which is a fish over a pound. All summer long you can count on this being a great trip to go on because the water levels are at their lowest and that's the time to ...

September 21, 2010 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


Heisman Trust: No '05 winner

NEW YORK - And the Heisman Trophy winner for 2005 is - no one.

September 15, 2010 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports


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Smoke, Out: 3-time champ Stewart ready for final NASCAR race

HOMESTEAD, Fla. - His race team built him a car fitting for the baddest man on wheels. Tony Stewart will take his final NASCAR ride in ...

November 19, 2016 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | Sports


Georgia Tech not content with merely being bowl eligible

ATLANTA - Georgia Tech has already locked up its spot in a bowl game.

November 19, 2016 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Georgia looking to remain focused against Ragin' Cajuns

ATHENS, Ga. - There has been a lot of talk about an early season scare from Nicholls as Georgia has prepared for this week's visit ...

November 19, 2016 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Eagles secondary look to shut down Panther passing game

Georgia Southern, unlike any season in recent memory, has struggled to run the football in the second half of the season.

November 19, 2016 | By MIKE BROWN Herald Correspondent | Sports


Eagles look to take revenge in Atlanta

There are a lot of factors that go into making a rivalry. There's the passion of the fans, the proximity of the teams to ...

November 18, 2016 | By MIKE BROWN Herald Correspondent | Sports


Outdoor Life: Divorce is a painful experience

Sadly I must report that I'm getting a divorce. It is an agonizing experience and one that I never imagined would happen. Unfortunately there ...

November 15, 2016 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


Eagles dominate in home opener

Playing for the first time in front of their home crowd at Hanner Fieldhouse this season, the Georgia Southern men's basketball team put on ...

November 14, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Auburn win gives Smart highlight for debut season despite disappointments

ATHENS, Ga. - Georgia's upset of then-No. 8 Auburn gave fans and recruits a much-needed glimpse of where first-year coach Kirby Smart hopes to take ...

November 14, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Column: Chase isn't always fair, that doesn't make it a bad postseason model

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - When William Byron's engine exploded less than 10 laps away from his seventh win of the season, his chance to race ...

November 14, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


LA bid to address Trump election at Olympic meeting

DOHA, Qatar - Donald Trump's victory in the U.S. presidential election looms over the race for the 2024 Summer Games as the three bid ...

November 14, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


After Mexico loss, US heads to Costa Rica and avoid 0-2 start

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica - The United States is in danger of becoming the fourth team to start 0-2 in the final round of CONCACAF's ...

November 14, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Seager, Fulmer take Rookie of the Year honors

Corey Seager won the NL Rookie of the Year award unanimously.

November 14, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Take a bye: Falcons head into off week looking to recharge

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Dan Quinn compares his Atlanta Falcons to a cellphone running low on juice.

November 14, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


UFC loads 3 title fights under bright lights of NYC debut

NEW YORK - With his mink coat left in the locker room, Conor McGregor is set to take a swing at UFC history.

November 12, 2016 | By DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer | Sports


NFL HALFWAY: An array of suggestions to make football better

Leave it to Josh Norman to speak his mind.

November 12, 2016 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


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