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Falcons' Smith not worried about job

With a demanding owner sniffing over every move, decision and step sideways, coach Mike Smith must try to rally his team and drag it back to respectability.

October 30, 2014 | Reuters | Sports


NCAA keeps Gurley out two more games

The NCAA announced Wednesday that Georgia Bulldogs running back Todd Gurley must sit out two more games for accepting more than $3,000 in cash from multiple individuals for autographed memorabilia.

October 30, 2014 | Reuters | Sports


Dawgs fine without Gurley

Georgia has found a formula to win without star running back Todd Gurley.

October 29, 2014 | Reuters | Sports


Eagles' powerful rushing attack is up front

Georgia Southern is averaging 45 points and 402 rushing yards per game this season.

October 29, 2014 | By Matt Yogus Correspondent | Sports


Redskins take on Long County Friday

Long County is back on the road this weekend, going to Pembroke on Friday to take on Bryan County.

October 29, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Sports


Redskins win in 2OT

Bryan County High School beat Jeff Davis 27-21 in to overtimes Friday night in Hazelhurst in a 2-AA football matchup.

October 24, 2014 | Staff Bryan County News | Sports


Halloween 5K, fun run in Pembroke

Pembroke and the Downtown Development Authority will host the annual 5K/10K and Spooktacular festival Saturday in the city.

October 23, 2014 | Special to the News | Sports


Pacing for Polio race Saturday

Pacing for Polio, a fundraising 5K race and evening of events, will start at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4 at the pavilion in Richmond Hill's J.F. Gregory Park.

October 02, 2014 | Special to the News | Sports


Oyster season opens next week

BRUNSWICK - Georgia waters will reopen to commercial and recreational oyster harvest effective 7 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1.

September 25, 2014 | Special to the News | Sports


Limited red snapper season opens

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker recently approved a request by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries to allow limited recreational harvesting of red snapper in federal waters, according to Doug Haymans, policy coordinator with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.

July 15, 2014 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Sports


Wildlife Rescue has busy baby season

In an effort to educate the public about what to do when finding a wild animal that may be injured or orphaned, the Georgia Wildlife Rescue Association (GWRA) has released information about the numbers and types of calls that they have received on their statewide Wildlife Hotline. Barely two months old, the toll-free number has had even more of an impact than expected. Calls average between 25 per day, but the organization reports that they have received as many as 50 on some days.

July 09, 2014 | Special to the News | Sports


Savannah man sets GA record for 205lb, 8 ounce swordfish

Brendin Page of Savannah is the newest Georgia saltwater gamefish record holder after landing a 205 pound 8-ounce swordfish while fishing offshore on May 31. Page's fish bested the previous men's record held by W.H. Lippitt since 1980 by almost 20 pounds.

July 03, 2014 | Special to the News editor@bryancountynews.net | Sports


Catching big fish, little fish

This past week was a good week for fishermen in the coastal waters of Bryan County. Big fish, little fish they were all caught.

July 02, 2014 | By David Newlin Sports | Sports


June’s the month to fish the salt water in Ga.

If you live in coastal Georgia and like to fish you are in the right place, summer months give us endless fishing opportunities. Trout, redfish, flounder, tarpon, sharks and tripletail are just a few of the fish available in coastal Georgia waters during the summer months.

June 18, 2014 | Capt. David Newlin Correspondent | Sports


Loss of signee causes shift in Eagle offense

The movement on Georgia Southern's football two-deep has continued into the offseason, as the loss of a running back has appeared to cause a chain reaction on offense.

June 18, 2014 | Matt Yogus Correspondent | Sports


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RHHS sails in regatta at Sunbury

Eighteen two-man teams set off in 15-foot sailboats down the Medway River during the North Points League Sailing Regatta on Saturday, Nov. 22.

November 26, 2014 | By Rachael Hartman Correspondent | Sports


Tickets available for GSU finale

STATESBORO – After 11 games in the 2014 season, it comes down to the final one at Allen E. Paulson Stadium Saturday, Nov. 29th with a Sun Belt Championship and undefeated mark in the league on the line. In Georgia Southern's home finale against ULM, set to kick off at 6 p.m., Eagle Nation will also be saying farewell to 22 seniors who will play their last home game at "Our House."

November 21, 2014 | Special to the News | Sports


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