ATLANTA - Kyle Blackburn drove in two runs as Georgia Southern fell to No. 3 Georgia Tech in a non-conference meeting Wednesday at Russ Chandler Stadium. An eighth-run fifth frame preserved an 18-4 win as GT improved to 33-5.
ATLANTA - A four-run fifth inning sealed a 6-2, game-one win for No. 3 Georgia Tech over Georgia Southern on Tuesday at Russ Chandler Stadium.
FLORENCE, S.C. - Ryan Zabroske finished tied for fifth-place and closed the tournament with a 2-under par 214 at the 74th Southern Conference Men's Golf Championship.
Now that the spring game has come and gone, there won't be a whole lot of Georgia Southern football to talk about between now and late July.
Early in the season, the Georgia Southern Eagles struggled with Tennessee Tech and before dropping two games at home to Georgia Tech.
FLORENCE, S.C. – Combining for a three-way tie in second place, the Georgia Southern men's golf team shot a 2-over 290 on the opening day of the 74th Southern Conference Championship. Senior Ryan Zabroske led the way for the Eagles carding a 2-under par 70 and stands in a two-way tie for fourth place, three strokes out of first. The annual tournament is being contested at The Country Club of South Carolina, a par 72, 7,062-yard layout.
Georgia Southern completed the first series sweep recorded over Samford this season, holding on for a 12-9 victory on Sunday at J.I. Clements Stadium. The Eagles built an early lead and behind the pitching of starter Andy Moye and reliever Dexter Bobo, improved its win streak to six games.
A pitcher's duel on Friday turned into an offensive display by both teams Saturday at J.I. Clements Stadium as Georgia Southern out-slugged Samford to take game two in a 14-9 win that handed the Eagles the series and their fifth-straight win.
It was supposed to end with Lee Chapple.
The biggest thing taken from Saturday's Blue/White spring scrimmage was that when quarterback Jawaun Luckey is under center, good things tend to happen.
The Samford Bulldogs won 10 of 11 heading in to J.I. Clements Stadium, but ran into the pitching of Jake Brown and Dexter Bobo as Georgia Southern took game one Friday with a 5-2 final.
The Georgia Southern Eagles have one more chance in the spring to get the new systems down as they take to Paulson Stadium today at 1 p.m. for the final spring scrimmage of the camp in the annual Blue and White game.
Two years ago, Tobi Akinniranye was just like any other Georgia Southern student.
After a nine-win season during Samford's first trip through a Southern Conference schedule in 2009, nobody could have seen this coming.
Sometimes, a freshman steps in and starts lining balls over the fence, racking up extra-base hits and RBIs and drawing attention to himself immediately upon entering the lineup.
With 10 days remaining until Georgia Southern kicks off its first season in the Football Bowl Subdivision, the team feels ready - as ready as it can be.
On August 30, N.C. State, Georgia Southern's opening game opponent, will likely start 6-foot-4, 235-pound quarterback Jacoby Brissett, who transferred to the Wolfpack from Florida after the 2012 season and sat out last year.
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The Georgia Southern Eagles spent the last scrimmage of fall camp at Paulson Stadium simulating gameday scenarios on Saturday morning - crowd noise pumped over the speaker system included - and left the hundreds of fans in attendance, the coaching staff and the players feeling pretty good overall.
The Georgia Southern volleyball team finished its first full week of practice with an intrasquad scrimmage Friday, and head coach Dustin Wood is happy with the progress so far this preseason.
On Thursday at the 2014 Fall Coaches Luncheon luncheon, attended by local businesses, fans and friends of the Georgia Southern athletics department, Statesboro Mayor Jan Moore made it official with a proclamation - it's a new era for Georgia Southern athletics.
The consensus seemed almost unanimous last month at the Sun Belt Football Media Day in New Orleans - whoever has a quarterback and plays defense will win the Sun Belt.
Georgia Southern men's soccer opened preseason training camp Monday with a pair of practices at the Fair Road Training Complex.
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It's fair to say that after Georgia Southern's first fall scrimmage, there's competition for the quarterback spot.
During Jeff Monken's four years as Georgia Southern's head coach, the Eagles didn't shy away from contact in practice.
Once toe meets leather and the Georgia Southern Eagles play N.C. State on Aug. 30, one of the more interesting storylines to follow will be who trots out there to play defensive line.
Any time a new coach inherits a wide receiver coming off a 1,000-yard season, it's a good reason to be excited. When the entire team barely cracked 1,000 receiving yards, one might think it would be a cause for concern.