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Hawks focus on re-signing Millsap following first-round exit

ATLANTA - Paul Millsap confirmed on Saturday he "probably will opt out" of his contract and become an unrestricted free agent, leaving the Atlanta Hawks to plot their future following a painful first-round exit from the playoffs.

April 29, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Challenger back in form

For the last two seasons, Evan Challenger has been the rock of Georgia Southern's weekend rotation.

April 29, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Brant, Ellis repeat as GISA state champions for BA

To say Saturday was a big day for high school track in field in Georgia would be a understatement.

April 29, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Wild pitch seals win for Eagles

It took a lot more drama - and one more inning - than Tuesday night's cozy 15-7 victory stroll, but Georgia Southern completed a home-and-home sweep of Mercer Wednesday night at J.I. Clements Stadium, claiming a 4-3 victory in 10 innings.

April 26, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Southeast Bulloch splits first round with Crisp

CORDELE - After just missing on several opportunities in the first half, the Southeast Bulloch Lady Jackets connected on three shots from outside the 18-yard penalty area and defeated Crisp County, 4-1, in the first round of the state Class AAA soccer playoffs.

April 26, 2017 | By JIM HEALY | Sports


Attorney: Hernandez hinted at suicide weeks before his death

BOSTON - Aaron Hernandez hinted about suicide weeks before he was found hanging by a bedsheet in prison last week, according to a jailhouse friend who once sought to share a cell with the former NFL star.

April 26, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Sharapova wins 1st match on return from 15-month doping ban

STUTTGART, Germany - Looking relieved, Maria Sharapova went through her familiar routine of waving to the crowd and blowing kisses after winning her first match on her return from a 15-month doping ban on Wednesday.

April 26, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Eagles come up short at Sun Belt championship

DESTIN, Fla. – Archer Price and Steven Fisk each won two matches, but the Georgia Southern men's golf team came up short, falling 3-2 to Georgia State in the Sun Belt Championship match Tuesday at the Raven Golf Club.

April 25, 2017 | Georgia Southern Media Relations | Sports


Wren goes for eight RBI in big win for Eagles

Mercer entered its home game against Georgia Southern Tuesday night in Macon with a sterling 35-7 record and the national lead in wins.

April 25, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Falcons' 'Trader Tom' Dimitroff on hunt for more draft deals

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Thomas Dimitroff seemed surprised by the suggestion he might not try to make a bold move up from the Falcons' No. 31 spot in Thursday night's first round of the NFL draft.

April 25, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


NASCAR star Dale Earnhardt Jr. to retire after season

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - It's never easy to be the son of a legend, especially when he is a tough-as-nails hero and the most feared man in his profession.

April 25, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Hawks back in playoff series following win over Washington

ATLANTA - The Hawks are back in the series, and the bad blood with the Washington Wizards shows no signs of letting up.

April 23, 2017 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Statesboro slips in seventh

Even after all Statesboro has been through on the baseball diamond, at the end of their regular season they still had a chance to give their seniors one final good memory at Mill Creek Park.

April 21, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Eagles rally falls short to Coastal Carolina

Georgia Southern put a scare into the defending national champions, but a ninth-inning rally fell short and Coastal Carolina walked away with a 6-5 victory Friday night in Conway, S.C.

April 21, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Draft Diary: Reddick ready to cap remarkable rise at draft

Draft Diary: Reddick ready to cap remarkable rise at draft

April 21, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


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John Page named as new SEB AD, Steve Pennington named interim head football coach

Not 30 minutes after Bulloch Academy announced former Southeast Bulloch head football coach Pat Collins would be taking over as the Gator's new athletic ...

May 31, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


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


Photo Gallery: 2015 Georgia Southern Football

December 19, 2015 | Scott Bryant | Sports


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