With 50 days still remaining before playing its first game in franchise history, Tormenta FC-Statesboro's affiliate in the Premier Development League - continues to make some impressive waves.
The last time the Georgia Southern football team was seen in action, the Eagles were celebrating at midfield. It was the Dec. 23 GoDaddy Bowl and the Eagles had just unleashed a 58-27 pasting of the Mid-American Conference champions from Bowling Green in front of a national audience.
At the moment, the field at Paulson Stadium - usually a lush green pasture - looks better suited to hosting a motocross rally or a monster truck show than a Georgia Southern football game.
For nearly half a year, Tormenta FC has existed solely in the realm of press releases, new conferences, and front office announcements.
Throughout Georgia Southern's journey from a storied FCS program to an FBS school looking to make its mark on the college football landscape, the message has been clear that the Eagles want to grow and develop as a school and program while staying true to what has made them successful.
Colorado State defensive coordinator Tyson Summers is set to become Georgia Southern University's next head football coach.
Attention, all Georgia Southern fans.
BELLVILLE - The Bulloch Academy charged into its annual rivalry game with Pinewood Christian thinking about pulling an upset, but a late first half miscue came back to haunt the Gators and Pinewood rolled in the second half as the Patriots claimed a 41-28 victory Friday night at Lowell Coley Field.
Nearly three months ago it was announced that a new Premier Development League franchise was scheduled to begin play in Statesboro for the 2016 season.
BROOKLET - For the second consecutive season, the Yellow Jackets of Southeast Bulloch are sub-region champions.
Reunions - whether they're of the class or family variety - are always great for rekindling cherished friendships and reliving the good old days.
If this column is late in getting to you, it's only because it was such a long jog to get here from what had be the worst case scenario for Georgia Southern's season opener.
As the best golfers in the world battle it out for the U.S. Open championship today, a homegrown possible future star of the sport will take on some of the best young golfers in the country.
Already the subject of a major expansion before the 2014 season, another substantial change could be coming to Paulson Stadium in the near future.
NEW ORLEANS – The Georgia Southern Eagles went from a ninth-place preseason pick to within one shot of their first NCAA tournament berth since 1992.