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Georgia Southern picked for FCS playoffs

Riding a three-game winning streak, Georgia Southern was selected Sunday to be part of the NCAA FCS playoffs. The Eagles return to the playoffs for the first time since 2005 and will face South Carolina State at 2 p.m. Saturday in Paulson Stadium.

November 21, 2010 | From staff reports | Sports


SHS stuns Griffin

Statesboro built a huge lead halfway through the third quarter, but had to avoid a furious Griffin comeback to secure a 34-28 win in the second round of the Georgia High School Association state playoffs Friday at Womack Field.

November 20, 2010 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Mercer bringing football back

MACON - The sights and sounds of intercollegiate football will be returning to the Mercer University campus after a 70-year absence. The University's Board of Trustees today unanimously approved a plan to resume competition in football in the fall of 2013. Mercer currently fields 15 men's and women's sports and is the only private university in Georgia to compete in NCAA Division-I athletics.

November 19, 2010 | Mercer AMR | Sports


Georgia State gets rude welcome at Alabama

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Greg McElroy completed 12 of 13 passes for 159 yards and two touchdowns and No. 10 Alabama routed fledgling Georgia State 63-7 on Thursday night.

November 18, 2010 | By JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer | Sports


NCAA tourney committee expects choices to be tough

INDIANAPOLIS - Putting three more teams in the NCAA tournament won't make the selections any easier for Gene Smith or his selection committee members.

November 17, 2010 | By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer | Sports


Woods enters a rebuilding stage

Tiger Woods in on Twitter, and that's not all.

November 17, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


My Take - That's about as wrong as it gets

Sometimes, you've just got to throw in the towel and concede defeat. When you're wrong, you're wrong.

November 08, 2010 | By MATT YOGUS | Sports


TCU closing in on top two in BCS standings

NEW YORK - TCU's best chance to catch Oregon and Auburn in the BCS standings came and went, and the Horned Frogs are still chasing the top two.

November 08, 2010 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports


Mike Anthony - GSU finds a way against App St.

For a few years, a common feeling has spread over many of Georgia Southern's football games.

November 07, 2010 | Mike Anthony | Sports


Westwood 1 shot back of Molinari at HSBC Champions

SHANGHAI - Lee Westwood figured a 5-wood would be enough to carry the water on the par-5 18th and set up an easy birdie for a share of the lead Friday at the HSBC Champions.

November 05, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Westwood, Woods near top in Shanghai

SHANGHAI - Lee Westwood spent his career trying to be No. 1. The way he played Thursday in the HSBC Champions, it doesn't look as though he wants to give up his prized ranking after just one week.

November 04, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Local Roundup: SBCPRD’s Winter Sports Registration

The Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department (SBCPRD) will begin signing up children for winter sports on Monday, November 8. Registration time will change to 2:30 through 5:30 pm since the SBCPRD office hours have changed.

November 04, 2010 | From staff reports | Sports


Receivers stepping up in SEC

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Quick, name the best receiver to come out of the Southeastern Conference.

November 03, 2010 | By MARK LONG AP Sports Writer | Sports


A true World Championship in Shanghai

SHANGHAI - The players and the props showed just how much the landscape of golf has changed at the HSBC Champions.

November 03, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Westwood passes Tiger in rankings

YOKOHAMA, Japan - Tiger Woods says it was no surprise to lose golf's No. 1 ranking to England's Lee Westwood after struggling through a disappointing year.

November 01, 2010 | The Associated Press | Sports


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Flowers HR, 4 RBIs, Braves end 6-game skid, beat Marlins 8-4

MIAMI - Tyler Flowers has been hitting the ball hard. On Friday night, it paid off with his first home run.

May 12, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Eyes on the prize

In Major League Baseball, the saying goes that a team is only as good as the next day's starting pitcher.

May 11, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Star wars: LeBron, Durant moving toward NBA Finals reunion

Kevin Durant admires LeBron James from afar, marveling at how Cleveland's main man finds ways to elevate his game at age 32 - year after ...

May 11, 2017 | By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Canadian rookie Hughes tied for lead at Players

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - Mackenzie Hughes arrived at the TPC Sawgrass with no scar tissue and played his first round at The Players Championship with ...

May 11, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


No continuity issues on new SHS staff

With a new head coach comes a brand new staff, and for Statesboro's football team this was no different.

May 11, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Tormenta FC draws Charleston Battery

SAVANNAH - Last week, South Georgia Tormenta FC announced that it had dreams of soon playing as a professional franchise. Wednesday night at Daffin Park, the ...

May 11, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Cavs keeping eye on Warriors on collision course to Finals

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio - As the sports world salivates while awaiting a seemingly inevitable NBA Finals, Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue is keeping his undefeated team focused on ...

May 11, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Los Angeles Olympic dreams might be delayed to 2028

LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles could lose and win its Olympics gamble, ending up with the 2028 Games it never sought and the costly prospect of ...

May 10, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Outdoor Life: Try zip lines for outdoor adventure

There are lots of outdoor related activities for us to take part in that range from kayaking to canoeing to hiking, biking and camping. Additionally ...

May 09, 2017 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


Day ready to start climb back to No. 1

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - Jason Day used to think no one could beat him, and there wasn't much evidence to prove him wrong.

May 09, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Making sports journalism great is a team effort in today's world

No matter what the stigma was about the industry, I always knew my destiny was to be a sports journalist.

May 06, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


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


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