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Bow fishing as a new twist

In the time gap between the end of spring and the beginning of fall hunting seasons, there is a unique outdoor activity for lovers of archery. Let me offer up the idea of bow fishing. This is a sport that combines the skill of archery with the enjoyment of fishing.

August 23, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON Special to the Herald | Sports


LSU players cooperating

BATON ROUGE, La. - LSU starting quarterback Jordan Jefferson and three teammates met Tuesday with investigators looking into a bar fight that injured four people, and police said they were cooperative.

August 23, 2011 | By BRETT MARTEL AP Sports Writer | Sports


Is it time for college football reform?

To paraphrase what a famously crooked alderman once said about politics in Chicago, "College football ain't ready for reform."

August 22, 2011 | By JIM LITKE Associated Press | Sports


Warner Robins wins again

SOUTH WILLIAM-SPORT, Pa. - Flashing a wide grin that revealed braces, Georgia's Jake Fromm clutched a baseball tightly in his left hand.

August 22, 2011 | By GENARO C. ARMAS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Sooners No. 1 in preseason poll

NEW YORK - Being voted preseason No. 1 is a tradition at Oklahoma, and this season is no different.

August 20, 2011 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports


Little League World Series: Warner Robins survives

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Every step around the bases and every swing at the plate made Jake Fromm's back ache.

August 20, 2011 | By GENARO C. ARMAS AP Sports Writer | Sports


NCAA's 'death penalty' could be option for Miami

INDIANAPOLIS - NCAA President Mark Emmert says he's willing to back up his tough talk on punishing rule-breakers - even using the "death penalty" as a deterrent.

August 19, 2011 | By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer | Sports


Little League World Series: California, Canada win

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Pitcher Braydon Salzman missed getting hit in the head by a comebacker at the Little League World Series by the thin brim of his yellow cap.

August 19, 2011 | By GENARO C. ARMAS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Louisiana beats Georgia 2-0 in LLWS nightcap

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) - Reliever Haden Erbe got out of a bases-loaded jam with nobody out in the sixth and Lafayette, La., held on for a thrilling 2-0 victory over Warner Robins, Ga., on Thursday night in the Little League World Series.

August 18, 2011 | The Associated Press | Sports


Smith named GSU softball coach

Georgia Southern athletics director Sam Baker has named Annie Smith the program's new head softball coach.

August 18, 2011 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


NCAA sets sights on 'Canes

CORAL GABLES, Fla. - With investigators five months into checking allegations that a Ponzi scheme artist spent freely on University of Miami athletes, the NCAA president said Wednesday that if the claims are confirmed they show the need for "fundamental change" in college sports.

August 17, 2011 | By STEPHEN WINE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Sixteen teams looking for world title

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Montana had never had a team in the Little League World Series,. So, a couple weeks ago, 12-year-old Andy Maehl asked his Billings coach if their team was ready to make history.

August 17, 2011 | By GENARO C. ARMAS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Presidents Cup lock?

Until winning the PGA Championship, the coolest thing in golf that happened to Keegan Bradley during his amazing rookie season was getting a phone call from Fred Couples in May after he won his first PGA Tour event.

August 16, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Columnist | Sports


Local Roundup: Curry Cup takes place Saturday

Michael Curry, Georgia Southern Basketball Hall of Famer and current associate head coach of the Philadelphia 76ers, will host a benefit for the Boys and Girls Club of Bulloch County.

August 16, 2011 | From staff reports | Sports


Outdoor Life: Bow shooting practice tips

Compound bows have been on the scene since the mid 1960's and by design have the potential for greater velocity and accuracy than other types of bows. Nonetheless it takes practice to become proficient with this modern hunting weapon.

August 16, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


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Jon "Bones" Jones victory came after long road back

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Jon "Bones" Jones reclaimed his UFC light heavyweight title by stopping Daniel Cormier on Saturday.

July 31, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Column: Mayweather-McGregor is a stale act already

LAS VEGAS - There's a reason tons of good seats remain for what was supposed to be the year's hottest ticket.

July 31, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


5 ready to enter MLB Hall of Fame

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. - Tim Raines played in the major leagues for more than two decades, and yet one at-bat still sticks in his mind.

July 28, 2017 | By JOHN KEKIS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Braves ship struggling shortstop Dansby Swanson to minors

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves have optioned struggling shortstop Dansby Swanson to Triple-A Gwinnett.

July 27, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Gambler tied to golfer Phil Mickelson gets 5 years in prison

NEW YORK - A Las Vegas gambler linked to golfer Phil Mickelson was sentenced Thursday to five years in prison by a judge who said the ...

July 27, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Strengths and weaknesses for all Sun Belt teams

This is the second installment in a series of 'Countdown to kickoff' columns that will run over the next month. In the series, each Sun ...

July 26, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Striking out Alzheimer's

At promptly 6:30 AM Wednesday morning, Chandler Dennard was out at the Georgia Southern softball complex nervously pacing around the grounds.

July 26, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Martinez hits 2, Marte homers in Diamondbacks' 10-3 rout

PHOENIX - Ketel Marte is still trying to find his hitting stroke since being called up from the minors in late June. He isn't a ...

July 26, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Divers search lake for NFL star's $100,000-plus earring

GAINESVILLE, Ga. - An NFL star's diamond earring valued at more than $100,000 is now presumed lost on the murky bottom of a Georgia ...

July 26, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Young Eagles look to GATA

Georgia Southern will field a young football team this season, but youth often brings about excitement and Tuesday morning looked like Christmas in July.

July 25, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Standout Screven County WR Tyquan Johnson commits to South Carolina

The hype on Screven County wide receiver Tyquan Johnson came to an unexpected conclusion Saturday evening when South Carolina head coach Will Muschamp tweeted #SpursUp!

July 25, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Bruce Arena blends intense demands with humor to lead US

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Bruce Arena bites his fingernails religiously, a habit he has had since age 10.

July 25, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Brain disease seen in most football players in large report

CHICAGO - Research on 202 former football players found evidence of a brain disease linked to repeated head blows in nearly all of them, from athletes ...

July 25, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Benson: 'Future is now'

The Sun Belt Conference started sponsoring football in 2001. Since then the league has taken plenty of lumps in the hyper-competitive world of college football ...

July 24, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Summers, Eagles trying to turn it around in 2017

When it comes to Sun Belt media day, those interested in Georgia Southern never have to dig too far to find a big story.

July 24, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


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