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Weekly Whatup, 4/14

Ah Howzit? Who could have guessed going into last week that anyone other than the incredible Mr. Woods would walk away with the green jacket?

April 28, 2008 | By CHAD BISHOP | Sports


Immelman joins the green-jacket club

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Trevor Immelman has never felt better.

April 28, 2008 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Masters Notebook: Tiger falls just short

AUGUSTA – He owns 13 major titles but none of them came when he was forced to rally from behind.

April 28, 2008 | By ALEX PELLEGRINO | Sports


Player sends congrats to the winner

AUGUSTA – The message was so motivating, so uplifting, Trevor Immelman replayed it on speakerphone so his entire family could hear. Three-time Masters champion and fellow South African Gary Player couldn't be in Augusta Sunday, so he left a voicemail for Immelman Saturday night.

April 28, 2008 | By ALEX PELLEGRINO | Sports


Poole becomes GSU winningest softball coach

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Two Georgia Southern pitchers held UNC Greensboro to one run and six hits over two games as the Eagles swept the Spartans 1-0 and 4-1 in a Southern Conference doubleheader Saturday at the UNCG Softball Stadium.

April 27, 2008 | From staff and wire reports | Sports


Zach Johnson still hopeful at Masters

AUGUSTA - Zach Johnson is nine shots behind the leader, but don't count the defending Masters champion out just yet.

April 27, 2008 | By ALEX PELLEGRINO | Sports


New look Boo still in the hunt

AUGUSTA - His scruffy goatee was noticeably absent, but his mojo was at a full strength.

April 27, 2008 | By ALEX PELLEGRINO | Sports


Big fifth gives SEB win over rival Screven

BROOKLET - Trailing 3-2 with the bases loaded and nobody out, Justin Daniels ripped a two-run double to deep right field to spark a six-run fifth inning and propel the Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets (9-9, 5-4 Region 3-AA) to an 8-5 win over the visiting Screven County Gamecocks Friday in a makeup of an earlier rainout.

April 26, 2008 | By MATT YOGUS | Sports


Immelman's story

AUGUSTA - Less than four months ago, Trevor Immelman was resting in a hospital bed, his body pumped full of pain medication as it recovered from surgery to remove a golf-ball sized tumor from his diaphragm.

April 26, 2008 | By ALEX PELLEGRINO apellegrino@statesboroherald.net | Sports


Snedeker grabs attention

AUGUSTA - He plays fast, he talks fast, and he's also quickly gaining attention at the 2008 Masters.

April 26, 2008 | Alex Pellegrino | Sports


GSU softball hopes for record setting weekend

Two Georgia Southern records can be overtaken this weekend when the Eagles travel to UNC Greensboro for a three-game SoCon series.

April 26, 2008 | From staff and wire reports | Sports


Snow day gives the Braves a breather

DENVER - Tim Hudson didn't mind waiting an extra day for his third start of the season.

April 25, 2008 | The Associated Press | Sports


Big third innings give Devils doubleheader sweep

Whatever it is about the third inning, Statesboro is loving it.

April 25, 2008 | By CHAD BISHOP | Sports


Poulter wows the crowd, eagles few and far between

Without a doubt, the loudest roar of Thursday's opening round of the Masters rose from the 16th hole, where England's Ian Poulter wowed the crowd with a hole-in-one - the first on No. 16 since 2005.

April 25, 2008 | By ALEX PELLEGRINO apellegrino@statesboroherald.net | Sports


Last year’s ‘fluke’ starts off strong

AUGUSTA - For Zach Johnson, Thursday couldn't get here soon enough.

April 25, 2008 | apellegrino@statesboroherald.net | Sports


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What kind of fight will it be?

LAS VEGAS - Five years in the making, Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao meet Saturday night in the richest - and arguably most overhyped - fight in the history of the sport.

May 01, 2015 | By TIM DAHLBERG AP Boxing Writer | Sports


Hawks clinch first round victory

NEW YORK - Being tied after four games of the first round brought out the best in theAtlanta Hawks.

May 01, 2015 | By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Tampa takes Winston

TAMPA, Fla. - The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are counting on Jameis Winston to help them become relevant again.

April 30, 2015 | By FRED GOODALL AP Sports Writer | Sports


Three Eagle football players arrested

Three members of the Georgia Southern football team were arrested by the Bulloch County Sheriff's Department and are currently suspended from the program indefinitely.

April 30, 2015 | From staff reports | Sports


Hawks regain series lead

ATLANTA - Al Horford and Jeff Teague scored 20 points apiece, helping the top-seeded Atlanta Hawks hold off the Brooklyn Nets 107-97 Wednesday night in an NBA playoff series that's closer than anyone envisioned.

April 29, 2015 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Orioles, White Sox play to audience of 0

BALTIMORE - With tempers still smoldering in riot-torn Baltimore and nearby neighborhoods clearing out rubble and debris, the Orioles played a baseball game Wednesday.

April 29, 2015 | By DAVID GINSBURG AP Sports Writer | Sports


Baffert to field two favorites in Kentucky Derby

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Bob Baffert clapped his hands to his mouth when early 5-2 favorite American Pharoah avoided the dreaded No. 1 post for the Kentucky Derby. The anxiety wasn't over yet.

April 29, 2015 | By BETH HARRIS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Nets tie up series

NEW YORK - Deron Williams rebounded from two dismal games with 35 points, and the Brooklyn Nets pulled out a 120-115 overtime victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Monday night, tying the series at two games apiece.

April 27, 2015 | By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer | Sports


My Take: Undefeated, unwatchable

Despite my personal preference for baseball and football, one of my first sports-related memories stems from the boxing ring.

April 27, 2015 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Winston, Mariota atop latest mock draft

NEW YORK - The NFL draft heads to Chicago this year, with the top overall choice in ourmock draft not planning to be on hand. No matter: Tampa Bay will already have let its selection know when the crowd in the Windy City gets, uh, wind of the pick.

April 27, 2015 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Carroll finally makes his mark with the Hawks

ATLANTA - When DeMarre Carroll is having one of those nights where the shots just won't fall, like Game 2 of the playoffs, he doesn't get down on himself.

April 25, 2015 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Nets beat Hawks 91-83

NEW YORK - They were beaten badly in the regular season and were losing by a little in the playoffs.

April 25, 2015 | By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Compton, Day top board in Classic

AVONDALE, La. - Erik Compton birdied three of five holes after a nearly six-hour rain delay Saturday, giving the two-time heart transplant recipient a share of the lead with Jason Day early in the third round of the rain-plagued Zurich Classic.

April 25, 2015 | Associated Press | Sports


Swafford, Weekley atop soggy Zurich Classic

AVONDALE, La. - Hudson Swafford didn't want to dwell on the pressure of the high-stakes weekend that awaits him.

April 24, 2015 | By BRETT MARTEL AP Sports Writer | Sports


Emmert: Freshman eligibility problematic, worth debating

NEW YORK - NCAA President Mark Emmert is glad the Big Ten has sparked a discussion about freshman ineligibility, even though it is an idea fraught with potential pitfalls.

April 23, 2015 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Sports Writer | Sports


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