STATESBORO - Jacksonville recorded a .516 hitting percentage in the first set and used the momentum to defeat Georgia Southern 3-1 (25-13, 25-21, 22-25, 25-23) Saturday night at the Holiday Inn Invitational at Hanner Fieldhouse.
IRVING, Texas (AP) _ Adam "Pacman" Jones let out an excited scream when he got the news he had waited so long to hear.
ATLANTA (AP) _ Paul Johnson had only mixed praise for his team following a lopsided victory in his debut as Georgia Tech's coach.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) _ Georgia coach Mark Richt shouldn't have to bring up Appalachian State when warning his No. 1 team about the possible dangers of opening against Georgia Southern on Saturday.
SITE - Sanford Stadium (92,746), Athens, Ga.
STATESBORO, Ga. - Georgia Southern Football opens the 2008 season on the road against a familiar in-state foe. The 17th-ranked Eagles travel to Athens, squaring off against the Football Bowl Subdivision's top-ranked team Georgia. Kickoff on Saturday (Aug. 30) is scheduled for 12:30 p.m.
ATLANTA (AP) _ The Boston Red Sox have new outfield depth after completing a trade with the Atlanta Braves for center fielder Mark Kotsay.
ATLANTA (AP) _ Jack Crowe says he doesn't know what to expect from Georgia Tech.
The Coastal Crew Rebels ended their summer season with a decent showing at nationals in Disney World and had three of their players receive invitations to an elite hoops camp that offers participants a chance to be featured on Rivals.com
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) _ The Buffalo Bills ruined Indianapolis' grand opening celebration Sunday night.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - On Sunday the Atlanta Falcons named Matt Ryan the starting quarterback for the regular season opener against the Detroit Lions on September 7, 2008.
STATESBORO- Rain showers did not damper the fans' enthusiasm for the upcoming 2008 Georgia Southern football season. Saturday morning (Aug. 23) at Paulson Stadium 174 children signed up to participate in the second annual Little Eagles Camp.
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ATHENS - Former Bradwell Institute Tiger Vince Vance was one of the names University of Georgia football head coach Mark Richt said would be among his starting line up as the Dawgs secure the front line.
The Bradwell Institute Lady Tigers hosted the Richmond Hill Lady Wildcats on Tuesday at their home opener.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy boys' basketball team had three consecutive wins this week.
The Long County girls' basketball team did something Tuesday that no other Region 2-AA team has been able to do this year - beat Vidalia.
A big fourth quarter allowed Vidalia to come from behind Tuesday and beat Long County 76-65.
Liberty County played non-region games at Richmond Hill on Tuesday and traveled for Region 3-AAAA games at Windsor Forest on Friday. The Lady Panthers earned ...