Arthur Owens was only supposed to be a defensive replacement for the nation's leading home run hitter in Victor Roache.
If there was any good news Sunday when UNC Greensboro earned the three-game sweep over Georgia Southern, it was that a shakeup in the starting lineup proved effective.
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -- Georgia Southern All-American and Walter Payton Award winner Adrian Peterson was selected by the Virginia Destroyers in the third round, 14th-pick overall, of the United Football League (UFL) draft on Monday, May 2nd. Peterson, who played eight seasons with the NFL's Chicago Bears from 2002-2009, helped Georgia Southern win back-to-back national championships in 1999 and 2000. Head coach and general manager Marty Shottenheimer leads the Destroyers into their inaugural season which begins in August.
GREENSBORO, N.C. - Chris Beck pitched a gem, but the Georgia Southern Eagles didn't have any time to enjoy it.
In this weekend's series, the roles are reversed.
KENNESAW - The Georgia Southern Baseball team (25-16, 13-4) completed the season sweep of Kennesaw State (24-20) with an 11-7 victory, its first of the season on Wednesday. The Eagles tallied 15 hits and took advantage of two Owl errors to score the 11 runs. Five GSU hitters recorded multi-hit games with four of the five top-five hitters in the lineup accounting for most of them.
For the first time this season, Georgia Southern has its destiny in its own hands.
Georgia Southern hopes to have a new addition to Paulson Stadium by the 2012 football season.
By MATT YOGUS
When the top two teams in the conference face off, the one that strikes first usually has the upper hand.
Elon has been doing it all year long.
He's hit more home runs than anybody else in the country.
Georgia Southern picked a good day to put it all together.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Georgia Southern's Juan Melian Puigventos has been named Southern Conference Men's Tennis Player of the Year as announced Tuesday by the league office.
Amazingly enough, despite injuries to five probable defensive starters and two offensive starters before or during spring camp, it looks like we'll have a pretty good idea who will be out there for the Georgia Southern Eagles when the 2011 season kicks off.
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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