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5 adventures to go on during a visit to Phoenix

PHOENIX, Arizona — Phoenix offers wonderful opportunities for playing golf during the winter and early spring, but here are some lesser known adventures to experience on your next visit.

March 20, 2015 | Adam Straub KSL | Sports


Boone and Crockett announces new bighorn sheep world record

ALBERTA, Canada — What do black bears, grizzly bears, tule elk and non-typical whitetail deer all have in common? The world records for each animal, as recognized by the Boone and Crockett Club, were not taken by a hunter. Instead, the massive animals died of other causes and were found later and reported.

March 19, 2015 | Grant Olsen KSL | Sports


Have You Seen This? Riding the white line



SCARY TOWN — I am not an extreme sport guy. I wish I were, it’d make me much cooler. In fact, my wife and I just got life insurance, and we were asked the following questions: Do you SCUBA dive? Do you skydive? Do you rock climb? Do you ski?

March 17, 2015 | John Clyde KSL | Sports


Forging friendships through running

Sitting in the car with the heater and seat warmers on full blast, I look out the window at a chilly scene. The wind is howling. The sky is gray. The water on the lake looks as choppy and uneven as my self-cut bangs in third grade. Awake since 4:30 a.m., I’ve already taught a strength training class, thrown a load of laundry in the washer and herded the girls to school. It’s always tempting to drive home and crawl under the covers, but I never do. No matter how tired I am, no matter how ...

March 16, 2015 | Kim Cowart Deseret News | Sports


Bryan County football coach resigns

Bryan County High School's head football coach Mark Wilson is resigning his position as coach and teacher at the end of the school year.

March 13, 2015 | Special to the News | Sports


Is it possible to strike perfect balance between running and everyday life?

In June 2013 Nik Wallenda, of the famous Flying Wallenda circus family, walked 1,500 feet above the Little Colorado River Gorge on nothing more than a 2-inch steel cable. It took a little more than 22 minutes to walk the quarter-mile battling 30 mph winds and dust along the way. Talk about a balancing act.

March 03, 2015 | Kim Cowart Deseret News | Sports


Viral video allegedly shows Bigfoot in Yellowstone

BOZEMAN — Al Nash is a spokesman for Yellowstone National Park. As part of his job, he often addresses issues relating to grizzly bears and bison. But he recently added a new topic to the list: Bigfoot.

February 19, 2015 | Grant Olsen KSL | Sports


To the woman in the back row of class

Dear new girl in the back row in class today,

February 16, 2015 | Kim Cowart Deseret News | Sports


Eagles add 22 recruits on Signing Day

As Georgia Southern football coach Willie Fritz stepped to the podium for the Eagles' Signing Day news conference Feb. 4, the sometimes-overblown hyperbole of the day wasn't lost on him.

February 12, 2015 | By Mike Anthony Correspondent | Sports


Viral video shows risky release of trapped mountain lion

RAPID CITY—A video that shows the release of a trapped mountain lion has gone viral. According to the Rapid City Journal, it all started when Dan Casey decided to introduce his sons to the art of trapping.

February 12, 2015 | Grant Olsen KSL | Sports


GSU vs. GSU tonight in Statesboro

Georgia Southern Men's Basketball continues its five-game home stand tonight as in-state rival Georgia State visits Hanner Fieldhouse.

February 05, 2015 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Eagles men get first Sun Belt basketball win

STATESBORO - In a game that was horrendous on both sides with turnovers and missed shots, it seemed like the first team that hit 40 points was going to win.

January 08, 2015 | By Matt Yogus Correspondent | Sports


Shad season to open Jan. 1

SOCIAL CIRCLE - Commercial fishermen can take to the water beginning at 6 a.m. Jan. 1 to take advantage of the opening day of shad season, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division.

December 21, 2014 | Special to the News | Sports


U8 Wildcats finish second in league

The SBRC U8 Wildcats claimed second place in the recently completed South Georgia Youth Football League season.

December 19, 2014 | Special to the News | Sports


RHHS coach goes one and done

Josh Eads is one and done as Richmond Hill High School football coach.

December 18, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten | Sports


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RHHS gridders sign with colleges

The number of football players from Richmond Hill High School who'll be playing football at the college level increased to eight Friday after Caleb Branham, Hayden Gorsuch and Johnathan Hartley Seale signed letters of intent to play at the next level during a ceremony at the RHHS LINK media center.

April 24, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten | Sports


Gordon's 6 goals lift Lady Wildcats to title

Nia Gordon scored six goals to help propel the eighth-ranked Richmond Hill High School girls' soccer team to the Region 3-AAAAA title as the Lady Wildcats pulled out a gritty 7-5 win over rival Glynn Academy on Tuesday night at RHHS.

April 23, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Eagles wrap up spring football

The Georgia Southern football team wrapped up spring practice as the Eagles participated in their annual Blue-White Game in front of a sizable crowd Saturday afternoon at Paulson Stadium.

April 23, 2015 | By Mike Anthony Correspondent | Sports


Activities at South Bryan Rec Department

The South Bryan County Recreation Department offers free pickle ball from 10 a.m. to noon Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at the Richmond Hill Rec Gym on Timber Trail.

April 23, 2015 | Special to the Courier | Sports


How to prevent sports injuries through warm-ups and proper stretching

Does stretching reduce sports injuries? This question is a hot topic with much debate and conflicting evidence. I will present a few studies and then make my recommendation based on experience. I have run four marathons and countless other long distance races and have some insight on this topic. I am also a chiropractor and treat many sports-related injuries.

April 22, 2015 | Steve Davis Deseret News | Sports


Wildlife center offers varied opportunities

The Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center can rightly be called a 6,400-acre classroom.

April 21, 2015 | By Randy C. Murray | Sports


Outlet mall's opening disrupting sports universe

I was going to write a sports column this week, but I got stuck in traffic on Interstate 95 in Pooler thanks to the new Tanger Outlets Savannah.

April 17, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten Columnist | Sports


Wildcats top-seeded in 3-AAAAA baseball tourney

Richmond Hill High School is the No. 1 seed heading in to the Region 3-AAAAA playoffs today. The Wildcats (16-5, 11-1) will play host to Glynn Academy (11-9, 4-8) in a best-of-three series starting with a doubleheader today at Wildcat Field. The first pitch is scheduled for 4 p.m.

April 16, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


GHSA adopts concussion policy

The Georgia High School Association State Executive Committee adopted a new policy Monday that aims to reduce the risk of concussions in high-school football athletes.

April 16, 2015 | Staff Report | Sports


Eagles Blue vs. White game Saturday

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern's annual Blue vs. White spring-football game will kick off at 1 p.m. Saturday at Paulson Stadium, according to gseagles.com.

April 16, 2015 | Special to the News | Sports


Rec has wrestling, workouts

Offerings from the South Bryan County Recreation Department include:

April 16, 2015 | Special to the News | Sports


Product review: 14 outdoor products for spring

In honor of the warmer days ahead, here is a look at several products that could possibly be of use on your next excursion. Big and small, they offer just a small glimpse into the constantly evolving world of outdoor gear.

April 16, 2015 | Grant Olsen KSL | Sports


Jordan Spieth: The right Masters champion

History will remember the 2015 Masters Tournament as Jordan Spieth's Masters, and that's a good thing.

April 12, 2015 | By Vince Johnson Columnist | Sports


Our eyes are on you, Jordan Spieth

AUGUSTA - Every eye in the world is on you, Jordan Spieth.

April 11, 2015 | By Vince Johnson Columnist | Sports


Augusta remains in Georgia

Alas.

April 10, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten | Sports


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