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Eagles to retain 2014 Sun Belt Championship

Earlier this month, the NCAA handed down sanctions to Georgia Southern's football program stemming from two separate incidents of academic impropriety during the 2013 and 2014 seasons.

July 22, 2016 | Mike Anthony | Local


NCAA finds GS football infractions

The NCAA announced Thursday an investigation into Georgia Southern football found several violations relating to academics.

July 07, 2016 | Mike Anthony | Local


Best foot forward

In football, kickers can often feel like the loneliest players on the field - even when surrounded by thousands of screaming fans. Standing on the sidelines for much of the game, kickers can become a hero or a goat in an instant and often get just one chance to make a decisive impact on a game.

July 03, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Local


Big announcement for FC

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.

March 24, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


The man behind the scenes

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.

February 12, 2016 | Mike Anthony | Local


Paulson’s field switch underway

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.

February 04, 2016 | Mike Anthony | Local


Tormenta FC holds tryout

For nearly half a year, Tormenta FC has existed solely in the realm of press releases, new conferences, and front office announcements.

January 10, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Local


'We ain't seen nothin' yet'

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.

December 24, 2015 | Mike Anthony | Local


Colorado State defensive coordinator set to become GSU head coach

Colorado State defensive coordinator Tyson Summers is set to become Georgia Southern University's next head football coach.

December 20, 2015 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Local


Fritz on way to Tulane

Attention, all Georgia Southern fans.

December 11, 2015 | Mike Anthony | Local


Gators come up short vs. Patriots

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.

October 31, 2015 | Mike Anthony | Prep Sports 360


Tormenta on horizon

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.

October 28, 2015 | Mike Anthony | Local


Jackets jump Jenkins

BROOKLET - For the second consecutive season, the Yellow Jackets of Southeast Bulloch are sub-region champions.

October 24, 2015 | Mike Anthony | Prep Sports 360


Blue Devil football: Celebrating perfection 10 years later

Reunions - whether they're of the class or family variety - are always great for rekindling cherished friendships and reliving the good old days.

October 16, 2015 | Mike Anthony | Local


Mike Anthony: Georgia Southern loss a big slice of humble pie

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.

September 06, 2015 | Mike Anthony | Sports


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GATA Cast - Sept. 22, 2016

Join Statesboro Herald sports editor and Georgia Southern beat writer Mike Anthony twice a week with analysis, opinion and discussion about sports in the Eagle ...

September 22, 2016 | Mike Anthony | Local


GATA Cast - Sept. 20, 2016

Join Statesboro Herald sports editor and Georgia Southern beat writer Mike Anthony twice a week with analysis, opinion and discussion about sports in the Eagle ...

September 20, 2016 | Mike Anthony | Local


GATA Cast

Join Statesboro Herald sports editor and Georgia Southern beat writer Mike Anthony twice a week with analysis, opinion and discussion about sports in the Eagle ...

September 15, 2016 | Mike Anthony | Local


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