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John Page named as new SEB AD, Steve Pennington named interim head football coach

Not 30 minutes after Bulloch Academy announced former Southeast Bulloch head football coach Pat Collins would be taking over as the Gator's new athletic director, SEB decided to drop a news bomb of their own.

May 31, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Pat Collins the new Athletic Director at Bulloch Academy, Dennard to retain basketball duties

On May 23 the Statesboro Herald ran a story regarding former Southeast Bulloch head coach Pat Collins' sudden resignation.

May 31, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


'He's with me': Mourning dad, American wins at French Open

PARIS - Steve Johnson held everything in, all of it, until he simply could not any longer.

May 31, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Finals pick up where they left off with Cavs-Warriors III

OAKLAND, Calif. - After a summer highlighted by Kevin Durant's decision to leave Oklahoma City for the star-laden Golden State Warriors, a six-month regular season and three rounds of playoffs, the NBA Finals are right back where they ended last June.

May 31, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Tormenta takes on Bantams

Last summer, South Georgia Tormenta FC was one of the hottest teams in the Premier Development League for a full month but missed out on the postseason due to a sluggish start.

May 30, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


South Alabama was the best Sun Belt Team, even if it's too soon to hear

It's a good thing Memorial Day came when it did, because my guess is fans of Sun Belt baseball teams needed some fine elixir to relax the nerves following their conference baseball tournament.

May 30, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Fair shake? Refusal to clasp hands creates French Open flap

PARIS - As anyone who ever has played or watched tennis - professional or recreational - knows, the post-match handshake at the net is as much a customary part of the sport as a racket, ball or serve. So when a player who lost at the French Open rebuffed his opponent's attempt at the ritual Tuesday, it became the talk of the tournament.

May 30, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Penguins wary, Predators confident as Game 2 looms

PITTSBURGH - The winning team went nearly two full periods without a shot. The hottest goaltender in the playoffs was only tested 11 times in 58 minutes - and lost.

May 30, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Eagles come up short in Sun Belt title game

Georgia Southern had another ninth inning comeback for the ages, but the magic didn't last quite long enough.

May 29, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Eagles in the chip

A night after one of the most thrilling comeback wins in Georgia Southern Baseball history, the Eagles had to erase a deficit once again.

May 27, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Timely first inning propels USA to SBC championship

In spite of the rain and the shortening of their baseball tournament, the Sun Belt certainly has delivered on their famous moniker for being "fun".

May 27, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Bucket list: Earnhardt seeking Coca-Cola 600 victory

CONCORD, N.C. - Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s first childhood memories of Cup Series racing come from Charlotte Motor Speedway.

May 27, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Ex-Senate staffer: Hall of Fame pitcher Jim Bunning has died

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Former U.S. Sen. Jim Bunning, a Hall of Fame pitcher who parlayed his sports fame into a political career as an uncompromising advocate for conservative causes, has died. He was 85.

May 27, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Eagles survive, advance in wild one

Heavy rain early in the week forced the Sun Belt Conference baseball tournament to wipe out two days of play and turn the event into a single elimination tournament.

May 27, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Upsets galore: Ark. State and Texas St. move on

In 2016 Coastal Carolina proved it didn't matter what the seed next to your name meant come tournament time.

May 27, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


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Kyle Busch hopes Kentucky Speedway mastery ends win drought

SPARTA, Ky. - Kyle Busch hopes his Kentucky Speedway magic has enough shelf life to put him back in victory lane.

July 07, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Former Georgia Southern OCs suing

Georgia Southern's co-offensive coordinators last season, who were fired in the wake of a 5-7 record, have filed separate lawsuits against the school's ...

July 05, 2017 | By DAN WOLKEN USA Today Sports | Sports


Mickelson has brother on the bag at Greenbrier

Phil Mickelson heads into the next phase of his career with a new caddie on a course marking its comeback from devastating floods in West ...

July 05, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


American Madison Brengle upsets Petra Kvitova

LONDON - Madison Brengle knew, of course, that her opponent, Petra Kvitova, was a two-time Wimbledon champion and a popular pick to win the title again ...

July 05, 2017 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Spieth set to become 'closer' at end of tournaments

July 04, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Deals happening this summer, but amid perhaps more caution

ORLANDO, Fla. - Pat Riley saw this coming.

July 04, 2017 | By TIM REYNOLDS AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Tormenta FC offense explodes for six goals against Peachtree City

South Georgia Tormenta FC got the better of a tumultuous first half and also won a second half full of fireworks as it notched its ...

July 03, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Tebow off to a strong start with St. Lucie Mets

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. - Back in his home state, Tim Tebow had a superb first week with the St. Lucie Mets.

July 03, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Dom Dwyer and Sydney Leroux live out soccer's American Dream

Dom Dwyer and Sydney Leroux are the quintessential American success story.

July 03, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Atlanta United shuts out Columbus Crew behind Villalba's brace

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Hector Villalba scored a brace in expansion Atlanta's victory at Columbus.

July 01, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


WIMBLEDON '17: Can anyone end the Big 4's title streak?

LONDON - Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray have ruled Wimbledon for the past 14 years, combining to win the tournament every time ...

July 01, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Ten key games for ten area teams in the 2017 season

Summertime in the south is primarily spent doing three things: spending time outside, followed by running back inside to escape the heat and then figuring ...

June 30, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Tormenta FC's hot run ends in Johnson City

South Georgia Tormenta FC's three-match winning streak came to an end Friday night as the Tri-Cities Otters claimed a 1-0 victory in Johnson City ...

June 30, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Hawks request waivers on backup forward Mike Dunleavy

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks have taken a step to prepare for Saturday's start of the free agency period by requesting waivers on backup wing ...

June 30, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


NBA's summer season starts on Saturday in Orlando

NBA's summer season starts on Saturday in Orlando

June 30, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


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