Over the past few months, a handful of Portal students have signed on to take their athletic abilities to the college level. Saturday afternoon, one former Panther who took that step four years ago ascended to the professional ranks.
NEW YORK - Time to draft and time to trade ... and trade ... and trade.
SAVANNAH, Ga. - Everyone wants to know Tom Watson's secret to playing superior golf at 60.
NEW YORK - The big crowd at Radio City Music Hall for the second night of the NFL draft had to wait for the big names to go. They got a star-studded show while they hung around Friday.
NEW YORK - The Rockettes would have loved this show.
ATLANTA - Roy Halladay threw a five-hitter for his first NL shutout - getting a couple of big assists from his defense - and the Philadelphia Phillies blanked the Atlanta Braves 2-0 on Wednesday night.
NEW YORK - Offensive tackles and tight ends used to hitting the green artificial turf will make their entrance on the red carpet.
NEW YORK - The NFL cracked down on one of its stars Wednesday, suspending Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger for not just a few games but the first six of the season, even though he avoided sexual assault charges in Georgia.
ATLANTA - Jason Heyward hit a tying homer with two outs in the ninth inning, the second of back-to-back shots by Atlanta, and Nate McLouth led off the 10th with another home run to complete the Braves' power-packed comeback in a 4-3 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night.
ATLANTA - With Joe Johnson and high-flying Josh Smith leading the way, the Atlanta Hawks avoided another Game 2 letdown.
INDIANAPOLIS - Tony Stewart savored Tuesday's homecoming.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons are opening the 2010 season at Pittsburgh.
ATLANTA - Joe Johnson has never been a guy who craves attention.
The Georgia Southern men's golf team shaved four strokes off its first round score on day two of the Southern Conference Men's Golf Championship (April 19). Three Eagles posted scores in the red for a 286 (-2) second round tally at The Country Club of South Carolina, a par 72, 7,062-yard layout.
ATLANTA - Add two more firsts to Jason Heyward's heralded rookie season: a game-winning hit and a show of excitement.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - A short work week couldn't slow the Atlanta Falcons' high-scoring offense.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - Now that Elijah Hood is feeling his best, it was only a matter of time before he played like it.
LEXINGTON, Ky. - Rodrigo Blankenship's 25-yard field goal as time expired gave Georgia a 27-24 victory over Kentucky on Saturday night and ended the Bulldogs ...
Grab a cup of coffee and spend some time re-living the Georgia Southern Eagles sweeping the Sun Belt Conference through the eyes of Herald Staff ...