Erk Russell means a lot of things to a lot of people for a number of different reasons here in Statesboro.
STATESBORO, Ga. - A slate that includes 32 matches, 14 home, 11 away and seven at neutral sights, was unveiled as the 2010 competitive schedule for the Georgia Southern volleyball team.
Georgia Southern isn't the only Southern Conference team thinking option in 2010.
Georgia Southern announced several updates to the 2010 football roster prior to the beginning of preseason camp. First-year coach Jeff Monken and the Eagles will hold the first practice of the fall Monday.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Both the Southern Conference football coaches and the SoCon Sports Media Association have selected Georgia Southern for a seventh-place finish in their respective 2010 preseason polls. Both polls tabbed Appalachian State as the preseason favorite to win the league crown in 2010 with seven top votes from the coaches and 22 from media members.
STATESBORO, Ga. -- After a year with the Carolina Panthers organization, Justin Matlage has joined the Georgia Southern Athletics Training staff as an assistant athletic trainer. At GSU, Matlage will work with the Football and Golf teams and oversee the care of the Baseball team and Cheerleading squads.
The Recreation Activity Center at Georgia Southern is usually the site for fun and games, but this week saw middle and high school aged wrestlers getting down to business at the second annual "Camp for Champs" clinic.
This report is the final installment in a six-part series about the state of Georgia Southern Athletics. Part six takes focuses on the accomplishments of the football Eagles since joining the Southern Conference in 1993. Wednesday's story was a retrospective of the Eagles from 1993-2005, and the series will conclude today with the program's change in direction and an overall evaluation of Georgia Southern football as a member of the SoCon.
This report is the final installment in a six-part series about the state of Georgia Southern Athletics. Part six takes focuses on the accomplishments of the football Eagles since joining the Southern Conference in 1993. Today's story is a retrospective of the Eagles from 1993-2005, and the series will conclude Thursday with the program's change in direction and an overall evaluation of Georgia Southern football as a member of the SoCon.
Georgia Southern director of athletics Sam Baker announced the hiring of Nick Zieziula as the head coach of Eagles' men's tennis program. Zieziula (pronounced za-ZOO-la), who was a four-year letterwinner at The State University of New York at Buffalo, served as the assistant men's tennis coach at the University of Central Florida for the past two years.
This report is part five in a six-part series about the state of Georgia Southern Athletics, running Wednesdays throughout the summer. Part five takes a general look at Georgia Southern baseball, head coach Rodney Hennon, and the Southern Conference.
CLEVELAND, Ohio - Georgia Southern defensive lineman Brent Russell was named to Phil Steele's Preseason FCS All-America second team as released by Steele's media organization. Russell was the College Sporting News FCS Freshman of the Year for 2009 and was selected to the All-Southern Conference first team by the SoCon Sports Media Association at the end of the season.
Three individuals will not return to play football for Georgia Southern in 2010. Sophomores Hunter Poole and Jamere Valentine and junior Chris Teal will pursue other opportunities.
This report is part four of a six-part series about the state of Georgia Southern Athletics, running Wednesdays throughout the summer. Part four takes a general look at Georgia Southern men's basketball, head coach Charlton Young, and the direction of a program that has nowhere to go but up.
This report is part three of a six-part series about the state of Georgia Southern Athletics. It will run Wednesdays throughout the summer. Part three takes a general look at Georgia Southern women's basketball, head coach Rusty Cram, and Hanner Fieldhouse.
This time last season, Georgia Southern men's soccer coach Kevin Kennedy didn't know if the Eagles will have a conference to call home.
The last time Kevin Ellison lined up at quarterback for Georgia Southern he had a day to produce a lifetime of memories.
Now that Georgia Southern has released its starting two-deep for the season opener against N.C. State on Saturday, what questions are left that need to be answered?
NEW ORLEANS - Georgia Southern goalkeeper Katie Merson has earned the Eagles' first Sun Belt Conference award when she was named the league's defensive player of the week on Tuesday afternoon.
Georgia Southern volleyball coach Dustin Wood likes the opportunity in front of the Eagles, and it's not because they're in the Sun Belt.
Note: "Jerick's journey into the NFL" will run each Sunday during the preseason in the Statesboro Herald.
FLORENCE, S.C. – An 88th minute goal from junior transfer Jessica Scales pushed Georgia Southern (1-0-0) past Francis Marion (0-1-0) in the 2014 women's soccer season opener for both schools. Next up for the Eagles is a Sunday matinee at UNC Wilmington.
On November 23 when Georgia Southern beat Florida, people weren't just talking about the fact that the Gators lost. The story was about how they lost -the Eagles didn't complete a pass.
As Brian VanGorder learned in 2006 during his year as Georgia Southern's head coach - Eagle Nation doesn't like its traditions messed with.
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