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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


My Take - Best part of the football season

The two best parts of the football season have to be the beginning and the end of the regular season.

August 15, 2011 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Texas A&M facing 'lengthy' realignment process

COLLEGE STATION, Texas - Texas A&M is looking into joining the Southeastern Conference, and contemplating remaining in the Big 12.

August 15, 2011 | By KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writer | Sports


SEC expansion?

HOUSTON - The Texas A&M System board of regents has called a special meeting Monday that includes an agenda item about conference alignment. The session comes amid speculation that Texas A&M is leaving the Big 12 for the Southeastern Conference.

August 13, 2011 | By KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Zambrano placed on disqualified list

ATLANTA - The Chicago Cubs placed Carlos Zambrano on the disqualified list Saturday and said the right-hander would receive no pay and have no part in team activities for 30 days.

August 13, 2011 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


No-names on top

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. - Brendan Steele and Jason Dufner at least can make a name for themselves in the PGA Championship. Until that big trophy is handed out Sunday, however, this major remains very much a mystery.

August 13, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Woods misses the cut at PGA Championship

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. - Hardly anyone knows the two guys leading the PGA Championship.

August 12, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Stricker ties PGA record

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. - Steve Stricker had a shot at history.

August 11, 2011 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP National Writer | Sports


All that's left for Lee is a major win

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. - Lee Westwood is trying as hard as ever to win a major, the missing piece to what has turned into a stellar career.

August 09, 2011 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


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Security as tight as ever for Super Bowl

MINNEAPOLIS - Concrete barriers and chain-link fencing are going up around the site of the Super Bowl in downtown Minneapolis, where a contingent of local, state ...

January 27, 2018 | AMY FORLITI Associated Press | Sports


Noren takes one-stroke lead at Torrey Pines

SAN DIEGO - Alex Noren of Sweden has all the credentials to be on the fringe of the elite in golf. He is a nine-time winner ...

January 27, 2018 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Wozniacki claims first career major championship

MELBOURNE, Australia - For all her success in tennis, from holding the No. 1 ranking for more than a year to winning 27 titles, one question ...

January 27, 2018 | By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Wozniacki, Halep both hoping 3rd time is lucky in final

MELBOURNE, Australia - For both Caroline Wozniacki and Simona Halep, the Australian Open women's final on Saturday is a chance to put the demons of ...

January 27, 2018 | By JUSTIN BERGMAN Associated Press | Sports


Walker scores 29, Hornets win over Hawks 121-110

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Kemba Walker scored 29 points and made two key 3-pointers down the stretch that helped the Charlotte Hornets beat the Atlanta Hawks ...

January 27, 2018 | The Associated Press | Sports


Michigan State athletic director resigns

EAST LANSING, Mich. - Michigan State University's athletic director retired Friday, two days after the university president resigned over the school's handling of sexual ...

January 26, 2018 | By DAVID EGGERT and LARRY LAGE | Sports


Georgia Southern Baseball hosts annual "Evening with the All-Stars"

For years, Georgia Southern Baseball's annual 'Evening with the All-Stars' has been held in January as a sort of two-minute warning for a rapidly ...

January 26, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Palmer leads in Farmers Insurance Open

SAN DIEGO - Ryan Palmer is the 36-hole leader in the Farmers Insurance Open. Jon Rahm is right behind, poised to reach No. 1 in the ...

January 26, 2018 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Federer cruises into men's final

MELBOURNE - It took just over an hour for Roger Federer to fix one anomalous statistic in his extraordinary career.

January 26, 2018 | By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Georgia Premier offers new kind of baseball experience

For kids who hope to play a professional sport someday, it's common to say that the sport of their choosing is a lifestyle. Thanks ...

January 26, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Tormenta FC on track to be something special

About two and-a-half years ago, I was sweating out another brutal Statesboro summer day. With Georgia Southern and local high schools out of action and ...

January 24, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Georgia Southern remember's Fran Florian's record night

He came out of the game with 1:12 to go because legendary head coach J.B. Scearce thought he already had scored 60 points.

January 23, 2018 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


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