The playbook wasn't the only thing that changed when Georgia Southern announced back in December that Jeff Monken was returning to GSU to become the head football coach.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – Georgia Southern senior golfer Spence Fulford headlined first round action for the Eagles at the 2010 NCAA Golf Championships (June 1). Fulford carded a 1-under 71 pacing GS to a 9-over 297 effort on opening day action at The Honors Course, a par 72, 7,395-yard layout.
I don't think anybody saw that one coming.
Today marks the beginning of the 2010 NCAA Men's Golf Championship to be held at the Honors Course in Ooltewah near Chattanooga, Tenn., and Georgia Southern is one of just 30 teams that remain in the hunt for a national title, returning to the championships for the first time since 2005.
CHARLESTON, S.C. - A record three Southern Conference baseball teams earned bids to the NCAA Baseball Championship, it was announced on Monday. The Citadel, which claimed the league's automatic bid by winning the SoCon Baseball Championship on Sunday, was joined by at-large bid recipients College of Charleston and Elon.
CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Georgia Southern made the mistakes, and Appalachian State did the rest.
CHARLESTON, S.C. – Sometimes, nothing goes your way.
CHARLESTON, S.C. -- One thing's clear -- Georgia Southern's power numbers are down this season.
Three student-athletes have transferred to Georgia Southern and have enrolled in summer classes at the University. Ryan Byrne, a sophomore from Woodstock, Ga., John Douglas, a junior from Augusta, Ga. and Billy Greer, a junior kicker from Crosby, Texas, have joined the Eagle football team. Byrne will play at offensive guard with Douglas slated for defensive end.
This isn't usually the type of column that ties in a lot of pop-culture references with the sports happening around the community, but as I watched the series finale of "Lost" Sunday night - yeah, all two-and-a-half unfortunate hours of it (couldn't they have aired it at, like, seven o'clock instead of nine?) - it got me thinking about life, story telling, character development, narrative and, inevitably, Georgia Southern's baseball season.
Georgia Southern first baseman Kyle Blackburn, a senior, was named First Team All-Southern Conference, as voted upon by the league's head coaches. The Southern Conference office announced the selections on Monday.
ALPHARETTA – For two days, the Crabapple Course at the Capital City Golf Club got the best of almost everyone. With a spot in the NCAA Championships on the line Saturday, Georgia Southern struck back.
On senior day, Kyle Blackburn came up to the plate with two on, two out and trailing by three in the bottom of the ninth.
ALPHARETTA - It wasn't the greatest of days on the golf course, but Georgia Southern remains in contention after a 13-over par showing during the second round of the NCAA Southeast Regional at the Capital City Club Crabapple Course in Alpharetta Friday.
The Citadel took a comfortable lead for the second-straight game, but leading 7-2 with Georgia Southern batting in the eighth, weather stalled the action.
Georgia Southern's current seven-game winning streak is a good reason to be confident.
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.