Georgia Southern coach Lindsey Vanderspiegel announced the addition of former Belmont Abbey and Coker College head coach Robert Lane as assistant coach of the Lady Eagles.
ATLANTA - Georgia Tech capitalized on two Georgia Southern errors to score a pair of unearned runs and take the first of two games in Atlanta between the two teams Tuesday for a 4-3 win.
Random thoughts from the wide world of sports collected while watching Georgia Southern sweep three from Furman over the weekend.
SURPRISE, Ariz. - Former Georgia Southern pitcher and current Kansas City Royals prospect Everett Teaford was optioned to the Royals' Triple-A affiliate last week.
Georgia Southern is returning the favor.
Furman struck first after plating the game's leadoff runner, but after a five spot in the third inning, Georgia Southern put it on cruise control.
There wasn't any hangover after Tuesday's win over No. 1 Florida.
Georgia Southern beat the No. 1 Florida Gators 7-0 on Tuesday.
Georgia Southern will honor former head baseball coach Jack Stallings during the game against Furman on Saturday. Admission for the game will be $1 in honor of Stallings' retired number #1 uniform he wore in his 24 years as the skipper for the Eagles.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - The Georgia Southern Eagles threw everything they had at the number one team in the nation.
As if hosting a three-game series against defending Big East champion St. John's wasn't enough of a challenge, Georgia Southern has to go on the road to face the No. 1 team in the nation.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Georgia Southern junior Marie Fogle picked up Southern Conference Softball Player of the Week honors Monday following a strong weekend at the Tennessee Classic.
Joe Panik matched the entire hitting output of St. John's in the opening game of its three-game series with Georgia Southern as he went 5-for-6 and scored four runs in the Red Storm's 14-3 series-evening victory Saturday afternoon at J.I. Clements Stadium.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. - In a game that saw eight ties and eight lead changes, it came down to who was going to make the first run.
DeleteMatt Murray threw five shutout innings in relief to earn the win in Georgia Southern's (7-3) 4-3 series-opening victory over St. John's (3-4) Friday night at J. I. Clements Stadium. Back-to-back doubles in the sixth inning broke open a 3-3 tie late in the game. Both bullpens factored into the decision, and only one run was allowed by either pen.
As Brian VanGorder learned in 2006 during his year as Georgia Southern's head coach - Eagle Nation doesn't like its traditions messed with.
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.
Note: "Jerick's journey into the NFL" will run each Sunday during the preseason in the Statesboro Herald.
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.
Note: "Jerick's journey into the NFL" will run each Sunday during the preseason in the Statesboro Herald. This series is brought to you by Queensborough National Bank and Trust Company.
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.