ATLANTA (AP) - Chipper Jones hit his first homer of the season in the ninth inning on Wednesday night, giving the Braves' switch-hitter 1,500 RBIs for his career.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Braves did it all. Pitched well. Went deep. Manufactured runs. Played some brilliant defense.
Editor's note: This is a sports column by Statesboro Herald sports editor Matt Yogus. It contains opinion.
ATLANTA (AP) - With a little offensive support, Derek Lowe might have three wins. Instead, he has two losses, but the Atlanta Braves aren't panicking after a slow start at the plate. Cole Hamels combined with two relievers on a five-hitter and Shane Victorino capped a big series with three hits, including his first homer, to lead the Philadelphia Phillies past the Braves 3-0 on Sunday. The Braves (4-6) are hitting only .229. "Obviously, you ...
LONDON (AP) - Some called it a "meltdown," others labeled it "misery" or a "horror show." No matter how you describe it, Rory McIlroy's final round at the Masters turned into agony for the young Northern Irishman from Holywood and his supporters back in Britain.
Carson Hill was arguably the most - if not only - consistent thing about the Georgia Southern Eagles between 2006 and 2010.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Two old champions with 10 green jackets between them strolled up to the first tee to kick off the Masters, then stepped aside to let the real contenders take their place Thursday at Augusta National.
MILWAUKEE (AP) - Derek Lowe says he got outdueled by one of the game's elite. Lowe struck out seven over six innings, but the only run he's allowed this year cost the Atlanta Braves in a 1-0 loss to Yovani Gallardo and the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night. "Sometimes, you just get outpitched," Lowe said. "That's going to happen. There's really nothing you can do. He's one of the elite pitchers in the league. He ...
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - If Tiger Woods wins his 19th major championship, Jack Nicklaus wants to be there to shake his hand. Put him at the head of the line, in fact.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - This NCAA tournament had plenty of twists, turns and upsets even before the championship game. Coach Gary Blair and Texas A&M delivered a thrilling ending.
AUGUSTA - Everywhere he turns at Augusta National, Carl Jackson is asked to pose for a picture or sign an autograph.
Jerick McKinnon had a busy morning on Saturday. The rising sophomore quarterback took all of the snaps in the final third of Georgia Southern's scrimmage at Paulson Stadium after backups Ezayi Youyoute and Russell DeMasi went down with injuries. "I wasn't really expecting that," McKinnon said of taking a majority of the snaps during the scrimmage. "But it was a good learning curve and a good chance to learn from a lot ...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The coaches might not be household names. The players aren't well known - yet.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Georgia junior forward Trey Thompkins has entered the NBA draft, while teammate Travis Leslie will test his pro prospects but could return for his senior year with the Bulldogs.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee redshirt junior center Kelley Cain is ending her career after multiple surgeries and having to continually cope with pain in her hip, back and knees.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern is hosting four baseball camps for youth age 5 to rising high-school seniors.
Demolition of the scoreboard at the east end of Allen E. Paulson Stadium began Monday as preparation begins for the upcoming stadium-expansion and Football Operations Center projects.
It's tournament time in the NCAA. Georgia Southern has been wildly successful in spring sports in recent years - by mid-major standards - and there's a lot on the line for the Eagles as spring turns into summer.
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