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Playoff hopes slim, but still possible

ATLANTA - Third baseman Chipper Jones would love for the Atlanta Braves to squeak into the postseason in the final week of the season.

October 09, 2007 | By GEORGE HENRY Associated Press Writer | Sports


Petrino to punish Hall

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - DeAngelo Hall faces ''substantial discipline'' that may include a suspension following his meltdown on the field and on the sideline against Carolina.

October 09, 2007 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Braves rally late

ATLANTA - After manager Ned Yost lost his cool, the Milwaukee Brewers lost more ground in the NL Central.

October 08, 2007 | By GEORGE HENRY Associated Press Writer | Sports


Falcons come close again

ATLANTA - Joey Harrington earned plenty of cheers from all those Atlanta fans wearing Michael Vick jerseys. It wasn't enough to give the Falcons their first win without No. 7.

October 08, 2007 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Georgia slips past Tide in overtime

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Mikey Henderson caught a 25-yard touchdown pass from Matthew Stafford in overtime to lift No. 22 Georgia to a 26-23 victory over No. 16 Alabama on Saturday night.

October 08, 2007 | The Associated Press | Sports


Wahoos wow Tech

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - Jameel Sewell had just finished a forgettable series, completing two passes to receivers who got hammered for 1-yard gains and throwing another that bounced high off a receiver's hands and almost got intercepted.

October 08, 2007 | The Associated Press | Sports


Braves beat Brewers in extras

ATLANTA - Francisco Cordero rarely gives up homers - especially with his Brewers one out from a win. Rickie Weeks rarely bobbles easy grounders.

October 08, 2007 | The Associated Press | Sports


BA rips Bethesda, 36-7

Bulloch Academy senior quarterback Jordan Walker ran for two touchdowns and threw for two more as the Gators blasted Bethesda Day School 36-7 Friday night at Gator Alley.

October 07, 2007 | By RAHN HUTCHESON Herald Correspondent | Sports


Jenkins falls late to Schley, 14-7

MILLEN – The Jenkins County Eagles entered Friday night more than prepared for the visiting Wildcats from Schley County. However, the Eagles turned out to be their own worst enemy, as constant penalties and a very costly turnover lead to a 14-7 defeat at the hands of the Wildcats.

October 07, 2007 | By MIKE ANTHONY Herald Correspondent | Sports


Swainsboro stomps SEB, 48-7

SWAINSBORO - Rashad James completed 16 passes for 269 yards and 5 touchdowns as the Swainsboro Tigers stomped the Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets 48-7 Friday.

October 07, 2007 | By MATT YOGUS | Sports


Screven opens region with 34-7 win

Screven County broke open a close game with 20 points in the final six minutes to earn a 34-7 road win over Westside-Augusta in the Region 3-AA opener for the Gamecocks.

October 07, 2007 | From staff reports | Sports


Devils demolish Wayne County, 35-6

Statesboro had no problems Friday night with visiting Wayne County at Womack Field. The Blue Devils (3-0, 2-0) jumped out to a 21-0 halftime lead and cruised to a 35-6 victory to stay undefeated.

October 07, 2007 | By CHAD BISHOP | Sports


Yellow Jackets looking for improvement

BROOKLET - The Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets (1-2) kick off region play on the road against a tough Swainsboro team tonight at 7:30, and after a tough home loss to Vidalia, SEB coach John Kenny is looking ahead toward playing a region foe.

October 05, 2007 | Matt Yogus | Sports


SHS: We’ve got a ways to go

Last week's epic win for Statesboro over Glynn Academy in overtime, in the driving rain, close to midnight was no doubt big for the Blue Devils (2-0, 1-0). Any chance for a let down tonight against Wayne County?

October 05, 2007 | Chad Bishop | Sports


Panthers aiming to pick up momentum

The Portal Panthers (0-3) wrap up a brutal stretch of four-straight Class AA matchups today on the road against Appling County.

October 05, 2007 | Matt Yogus | Sports


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NCAA chief: UAB cutting football is 'troubling'

NEW YORK - NCAA President Mark Emmert said Tuesday that it was troubling to see the University of Alabama-Birmingham drop its football program, but he believes Olympic sports are more vulnerable to cuts as schools look at athletic budgets.

December 09, 2014 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football | Sports


Class action lawsuit filed over high school football concussions

A class action lawsuit targeting how high schools handle football concussions has been filed in Illinois, the first of its kind. The lawyer behind the suit, Joseph Siprut, is also behind a similar suit at the college level, reaching a settlement that is currently under review by a judge.

December 09, 2014 | By ERIC SCHULZKE Deseret News National | Sports


Chiefs' Eric Berry diagnosed with cancer

December 08, 2014 | By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer | Sports


Three selected as Heisman finalists

December 08, 2014 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports


In Vegas, Ohio State not worthy of playoff

LAS VEGAS - What if the people who make their living rating teams every day were in charge of seeding the college football playoffs? What if the inaugural playoff season wasn't decided by a group of people with different agendas that might factor into their judgment?

December 08, 2014 | By TIM DAHLBERG AP Sports Writer | Sports


'Bama, FSU, OSU, Oregon star in powerful playoff

GRAPEVINE, Texas - The first College Football Playoff expanded the national championship race, made the regular season even more intriguing and produced a final four with major star power.

December 07, 2014 | By RALPH D. RUSSO Associated Press | Sports


No. 1 Alabama routs Missouri 42-13 for SEC title

ATLANTA - Blake Sims went out for one more snap, then trotted off the field to a standing ovation from the Alabama fans.

December 06, 2014 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Bama, Mizzou familiar with title games

ATLANTA - Alabama is right where it always seems to be - playing for a title.

December 05, 2014 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Spieth holds lead; Tiger loses ground

WINDERMERE, Fla. - The guy in a red shirt put on quite a show Friday in the Hero World Challenge to get into contention.

December 05, 2014 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Florida hires Colorado State's McElwain as coach

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Florida athletic director Jeremy Foley wanted a coach with an offensive track record of success.

December 04, 2014 | By MARK LONG AP Sports Writer | Sports


NFL Weekend Picks: Streaky Cowboys should top Bears

A rare Thursday night game that is not part of a short week has Dallas at Chicago. Both teams lost on Thanksgiving Day, and the Bears are headed for a double whammy.

December 03, 2014 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


UAB players, coaches ponder the future after football program axed

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Brandon Prince transferred to UAB to help his ailing father, a single parent, while still doing what he loves most: Playing football.

December 03, 2014 | By JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer | Sports


Korver lifts Hawks past slumping Celtics

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks owned the fourth quarter again.

December 02, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life: Be sure to prepare for start of duck season

The next portion of duck season opens December 6th and runs through January 25th of 2015 and the possibilities for Southeast Georgia are abundant. You can float the rivers, set up in any of the numerous swamps, beaver ponds and farm ponds, or head out to a reservoir to get your limit. Duck hunting has made a complete turnaround since the early 1990's with the onset of Ducks Unlimited and other conservation groups who began an earnest emphasis on preserving wetlands. Together with state and federal agencies millions of acres of wetlands around the country have been restored and ...

December 02, 2014 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


Eagles denied bowl appeal

Georgia Southern's appeal of the decision by the NCAA to bar the Eagles from playing in a bowl game was denied Tuesday afternoon.

December 02, 2014 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.com | Sports


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