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Karlsson a day away from 1st win

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Robert Karlsson shot a 2-under 68 Saturday to remain atop the leaderboard through three rounds at the St. Jude Classic.

June 11, 2011 | By TERESA M. WALKER AP Sports Writer | Sports


Wide open Open

Four players have taken their turns at No. 1, the highest number between U.S. Opens in the 25-year history of the world ranking. Four players won their first major in the last 12 months. Four others captured their first World Golf Championship.

June 11, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Pressure's on in Miami

MIAMI - LeBron James came to Miami last summer for the chance to be a champion.

June 10, 2011 | By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Karlsson grabs a 3-stroke lead

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Robert Karlsson keeps playing better and better at TPC Southwind. The Swede could be on track for his first PGA Tour title if he keeps it up.

June 10, 2011 | By TERESA M. WALKER AP Sports Writer | Sports


Belmont may be true 'Test of the Champion'

NEW YORK - Even without a Triple Crown on the line, the 143rd Belmont Stakes may indeed be the "Test of the Champion."

June 10, 2011 | By RICHARD ROSENBLATT AP Sports Writer | Sports


Rangers, Astros reach out with draft selections

NEW YORK - Johnathan Taylor and Buddy Lamothe may never play baseball again after accidents left them partially paralyzed.

June 09, 2011 | By DENNIS WASZAK Jr. AP Sports Writer | Sports


Mathis jumps into lead at Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - David Mathis is leading a PGA Tour event for the first time, and pressure is not one of his concerns.

June 09, 2011 | By TERESA M. WALKER AP Sports Writer | Sports


Pryor's next step

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The next step may be the most important one for former Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor.

June 09, 2011 | By RUSTY MILLER AP Sports Writer | Sports


LeBron, Heat try to shake off loss

DALLAS - The NBA finals between Miami and Dallas are a best-of-three series now, and LeBron James is coming off the worst scoring night of his professional playoff career.

June 08, 2011 | By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Looks like Tiger Woods may settle for second best

The list was on his bedroom wall growing up, a daily reminder to Tiger Woods about his goals in life. Simple, yet audacious, the plan was to break the records set by Jack Nicklaus and become the greatest golfer ever.

June 08, 2011 | By TIM DAHLBERG AP Sports Columnist | Sports


Motion well grounded

NEW YORK - The priorities for Graham Motion haven't changed - family first, everything else follows. And that includes Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom.

June 08, 2011 | By RICHARD ROSENBLATT AP Sports Writer | Sports


Westwood back to defend title, prep for U.S. Open

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Lee Westwood enjoys defending titles. So with the St. Jude Classic scheduled just before the U.S. Open, returning to the TPC Southwind course was a pretty easy decision.

June 08, 2011 | By TERESA M. WALKER AP Sports Writer | Sports


Braves hook Marlins

MIAMI - Tommy Hanson pitched six innings and the Atlanta Braves won with only two hits Tuesday night when they sent the Florida Marlins to their sixth consecutive loss, 1-0.

June 07, 2011 | By STEPHEN WINE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Top water fishing for largemouth in summer

Even though the calendar doesn't say so, summer is here. Water temperatures are in the eighties and because of that fact a lot of fishermen give up on catching bass in shallow water. The truth is you can still find fish that will aggressively take top water lures if you pick the right times and places.

June 07, 2011 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON Special to the Herald | Sports


Tiger bows out of U.S. Open

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Tiger Woods pulled out of the U.S. Open on Tuesday because of lingering issues with his left leg, leaving him uncertain how soon he can resume his pursuit of Jack Nicklaus' record for major titles.

June 07, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


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Pat Collins the new Athletic Director at Bulloch Academy, Dennard to retain basketball duties

On May 23 the Statesboro Herald ran a story regarding former Southeast Bulloch head coach Pat Collins' sudden resignation.

May 31, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


'He's with me': Mourning dad, American wins at French Open

PARIS - Steve Johnson held everything in, all of it, until he simply could not any longer.

May 31, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Finals pick up where they left off with Cavs-Warriors III

OAKLAND, Calif. - After a summer highlighted by Kevin Durant's decision to leave Oklahoma City for the star-laden Golden State Warriors, a six-month regular season ...

May 31, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Tormenta takes on Bantams

Last summer, South Georgia Tormenta FC was one of the hottest teams in the Premier Development League for a full month but missed out on ...

May 30, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


South Alabama was the best Sun Belt Team, even if it's too soon to hear

It's a good thing Memorial Day came when it did, because my guess is fans of Sun Belt baseball teams needed some fine elixir ...

May 30, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Fair shake? Refusal to clasp hands creates French Open flap

PARIS - As anyone who ever has played or watched tennis - professional or recreational - knows, the post-match handshake at the net is as much a customary ...

May 30, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Penguins wary, Predators confident as Game 2 looms

PITTSBURGH - The winning team went nearly two full periods without a shot. The hottest goaltender in the playoffs was only tested 11 times in 58 ...

May 30, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Eagles come up short in Sun Belt title game

Georgia Southern had another ninth inning comeback for the ages, but the magic didn't last quite long enough.

May 29, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Eagles in the chip

A night after one of the most thrilling comeback wins in Georgia Southern Baseball history, the Eagles had to erase a deficit once again.

May 27, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Timely first inning propels USA to SBC championship

In spite of the rain and the shortening of their baseball tournament, the Sun Belt certainly has delivered on their famous moniker for being "fun".

May 27, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Bucket list: Earnhardt seeking Coca-Cola 600 victory

CONCORD, N.C. - Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s first childhood memories of Cup Series racing come from Charlotte Motor Speedway.

May 27, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Ex-Senate staffer: Hall of Fame pitcher Jim Bunning has died

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Former U.S. Sen. Jim Bunning, a Hall of Fame pitcher who parlayed his sports fame into a political career as an uncompromising ...

May 27, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Eagles survive, advance in wild one

Heavy rain early in the week forced the Sun Belt Conference baseball tournament to wipe out two days of play and turn the event into ...

May 27, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Upsets galore: Ark. State and Texas St. move on

In 2016 Coastal Carolina proved it didn't matter what the seed next to your name meant come tournament time.

May 27, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Stewart-Haas reaches agreement with former Patrick sponsor

Stewart-Haas Racing and snack company Nature's Bakery have agreed to settle a $31 million breach-of-contract lawsuit the team had filed in a dispute with ...

May 27, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


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