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Local Roundup: Hanna could change prep schedule
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            Due to the threat of inclement weather which may be caused by Tropical Storm/Hurricane Hanna, at least one area high school is moving its football game to Thursday night.

            Portal will travel to Jenkins County on Thursday for a 7:30 p.m. kick.

            Statesboro’s contest with Groves of Savannah has yet to be moved, but a Thursday night game is likely. An evacuation mandate by emergency officials in Chatham County will ultimately dictate what happens to the scheduling of the contest.

            Bulloch Academy is also considering playing arch-rival Pinewood Christian on Thursday instead of Friday, but officials at both schools won’t make a final decision until today around noon.

            Hanna is on track to brush the Georgia coast sometime Friday night or early Saturday morning, according to latest reports.

            Other games still scheduled to be played Friday night include: Toombs County at Southeast Bulloch, Laney at Screven County, Metter at Claxton and Savannah Christian at Emanuel County Institute.


Foster makes practice squad

            Former Georgia Southern Eagle and 2007 Walter Payton Award winner Jayson Foster was signed to the Miami Dolphins' practice squad, along with were running back Lex Hilliard, cornerback Will Billingsley, tight end Matthew Mulligan and offensive lineman Daren Heerspink.

            Foster was cut from the opening-day roster just a few days ago, bit earned a spot on the second sqaud.

            Miami opens the season at home this Sunday against the New York Jets.


SEB takes down Appling

            BAXLEY — Southeast Bulloch defeated Appling County 5-2 on Tuesday in softball action.

            Megan Barnwell had 19 strikeouts in the win.

            Hannah Denmark went 1-for-2 with three RBIs, Doerdre Devlin was 2-for-3 with a run and Ansley Rushing walked three times and scored twice.

            Southeast (6-3, 0-1 Region 3-AA) is tentatively scheduled to host Jefferson County Thursday at 5 p.m.


GSU pep rally

            Georgia Southern will hold a football pep rally Thursday before the Eagles’ home opener Saturday against Austin Peay.

            Festivities will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Recreation and Activities Center.

            After the rally, the Crocs Next Step Campus Tour Concert featuring Yung Joc, MC Lars and Cartel will take place.


            If you have a score to report, please call the Herald Sports Desk at (912) 489-9408.