Chattanooga saw a 28-7 lead evaporate in Saturday's season-opening, 42-41 loss to No. 3 Appalachian State, and after facing a Southern Conference giant in the first one, the schedule won't get any easier this Saturday.
In the home opener for the Georgia Southern Volleyball team, the Eagles handled Savannah State for a 3-0 (25-13, 25-12, 25-14) victory Monday evening in Hanner Fieldhouse. The win pushed Georgia Southern to 3-4 overall this season, while dropping Savannah State to 1-5.
Six different Georgia Southern Eagles scored their first-career rushing touchdown in Saturday's 48-3 win over Savannah State, and 11 different players carried the football.
That win was for you.
It was the first time Georgia Southern ran the triple option in four long years, but as the Eagles knocked off visiting Savannah State 48-3 in the season opener Saturday at Paulson Stadium, that wasn't the only first.
The Savannah State Tigers have gone through a lot of turmoil this past offseason.
The level of play is higher, but Robert Brown said other than that nothing has really changed.
For most teams, opening week is a good time to see how you match up against non-conference opponents and get a feel for where you're at.
For most college football teams, there are two kinds of players - freshmen and veterans.
The Georgia Southern Cross Country team begins its 2010 season with a trip to Hilton Field at Fort Jackson, S.C., for the Gamecock Invitational on Friday.
The Georgia Southern Eagles lost the leading passer, the leading rusher and the leading receiver from 2009.
AUBURN, Ala. - The Georgia Southern Lady Eagles (2-1) breezed through the first two games of the War Eagle Invitational volleyball tournament hosted by Auburn Friday and Saturday, but fell to AU 3-1 in the third match.
Georgia Southern men's basketball senior point guard Willie Powers suffered a right knee injury that will require surgery. Powers is expected to miss the 2010-2011 season.
The Georgia Southern Eagles have spent the fall learning a new offense, a new defense and a lot of new techniques installed by Jeff Monken and his first-year coaching staff.
By MATT YOGUS
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- The Georgia Southern Eagles didn't have much left in the tank, and the Wofford Terriers knew it.
The Georgia Southern Eagles swept a doubleheader from Holy Cross 7-1, 6-2 on Saturday at J.I. Clements Stadium.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Georgia Southern gave the Chattanooga Mocs everything they had to give on Saturday in Kimbel Arena.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Georgia Southern's swan song is still playing.
Sam Howard allowed one run and struck out eight batters as the Georgia Southern Eagles won the opener of a four-game series with Holy Cross 3-1 Friday night to tie their best start since 2009.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- Georgia Southern gave the Chattanooga Mocs everything they had to give on Saturday in Kimmel Arena.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- The Georgia Southern Eagles came to play. The Furman Paladins, well, they were there too.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- The Georgia Southern women's basketball program isn't done with the Southern Conference quite yet.
This is it.
MiMi Dubose has accomplished a lot since coming to Georgia Southern in 2010.
When the toughest part of putting together a lineup is figuring out which .300 hitter needs to get left out, you're in pretty good shape.
After a disappointing loss on Friday night, Georgia Southern blew off some steam.
CHARLESTON, S.C. - Georgia Southern's run of 259 games in Southern Conference regular season play came to an end with an 80-63 loss to The Citadel on Saturday night.
Senior Georgia Southern pitcher Sarah Purvis dominated Troy in Saturday's first game, tossing her fourth career no-hitter in the Eagles' 2-0 win over the Trojans.
Georgia Southern's first Sun Belt Conference opponent at the expanded Paulson Stadium will be a familiar one as the Eagles play host to Appalachian State on Sept. 27, one of five home games for 2014.