For most teams, opening week is a good time to see how you match up against non-conference opponents and get a feel for where you're at.
For most college football teams, there are two kinds of players - freshmen and veterans.
The Georgia Southern Cross Country team begins its 2010 season with a trip to Hilton Field at Fort Jackson, S.C., for the Gamecock Invitational on Friday.
The Georgia Southern Eagles lost the leading passer, the leading rusher and the leading receiver from 2009.
AUBURN, Ala. - The Georgia Southern Lady Eagles (2-1) breezed through the first two games of the War Eagle Invitational volleyball tournament hosted by Auburn Friday and Saturday, but fell to AU 3-1 in the third match.
Georgia Southern men's basketball senior point guard Willie Powers suffered a right knee injury that will require surgery. Powers is expected to miss the 2010-2011 season.
The Georgia Southern Eagles have spent the fall learning a new offense, a new defense and a lot of new techniques installed by Jeff Monken and his first-year coaching staff.
By MATT YOGUS
Brent Pry likes to keep things simple.
Jeff Monken has watched Paul Johnson call the plays from the sidelines since 1997.
Georgia Southern middle linebacker Josh Rowe has been a man on a mission throughout fall camp, finding his way into the backfield and helping the defense stop the triple-option offense before it starts.
Despite marked improvement in Saturday's scrimmage at Paulson Stadium, Georgia Southern coach Jeff Monken still doesn't feel like the team is where it needs to be with two weeks to go until opening kickoff.
Things didn't go as planned for Georgia Southern in 2009 - that much goes without saying.
The season opening contest for the Georgia Southern women's soccer team against Winthrop was cancelled due to consistent lightning strikes in the area of Eagle Field.
If you say the word "wideouts" around Georgia Southern coach Jeff Monken, you may just get corrected.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Georgia Southern Eagles scored five unanswered runs to rally within a run, but the North Florida Ospreys prevented the equalizer and won 8-7 at Harmon Stadium on Tuesday.
So far in his head coaching career, Willie Fritz has taken over three programs and turned them into national contenders within their division.
Every three or so years, Georgia Southern coach Rodney Hennon hits another career milestone.
Ben Morgan broke open a tie game with a two-run single and the Georgia Southern Eagles rallied from a four-run deficit to take a three-game series from the Appalachian State Mountaineers 10-7 on Sunday at J.I. Clements Stadium.
Georgia Southern got a win on Friday by hitting Appalachian State's bullpen.
Appalachian State would sure like to turn around its baseball season after a disastrous start to the program's last year in the Southern Conference before joining the Sun Belt.
After dropping two of three to Elon over the weekend, Georgia Southern needed to get back on track.
It's all about the little things.
As the Georgia Southern golf team gathered in the clubhouse of Forest Heights Country Club Sunday afternoon - the Schenkel Invitational trophy in their hands for the first time in the tournament's 35-year history - there was one Eagle on everyone's mind.