Ooltewah, TN – It wasn't the best ending, but it was still a great ride.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – The Georgia Southern University golf team capped its 2009-2010 season with its 19th overall NCAA Championship appearance finishing 30th after Thursday's final round of stroke play. The Eagles, who had to finish their final holes of the second round this morning after darkness ended Wednesday's play, will not advance to match play.
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. – Appalachian State University's men and Samford University's women have claimed the Southern Conference all-sports championships for the 2009-10 athletic season, it was announced on Tuesday. Appalachian State earned the league's Commissioner's Cup for excellence in men's athletics while Samford was awarded the Germann Cup for the best overall women's athletics program.
As if the demanding layout of the Honors Course at the NCAA Championships wasn't enough, Georgia Southern also found itself battling the elements Wednesday.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – A lightning delay that stopped play for over two hours in the afternoon ultimately forced teams to halt play at The Honors Course as darkness fell during the second round of the NCAA Golf Championship .
The playbook wasn't the only thing that changed when Georgia Southern announced back in December that Jeff Monken was returning to GSU to become the head football coach.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – Georgia Southern senior golfer Spence Fulford headlined first round action for the Eagles at the 2010 NCAA Golf Championships (June 1). Fulford carded a 1-under 71 pacing GS to a 9-over 297 effort on opening day action at The Honors Course, a par 72, 7,395-yard layout.
I don't think anybody saw that one coming.
Today marks the beginning of the 2010 NCAA Men's Golf Championship to be held at the Honors Course in Ooltewah near Chattanooga, Tenn., and Georgia Southern is one of just 30 teams that remain in the hunt for a national title, returning to the championships for the first time since 2005.
CHARLESTON, S.C. - A record three Southern Conference baseball teams earned bids to the NCAA Baseball Championship, it was announced on Monday. The Citadel, which claimed the league's automatic bid by winning the SoCon Baseball Championship on Sunday, was joined by at-large bid recipients College of Charleston and Elon.
CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Georgia Southern made the mistakes, and Appalachian State did the rest.
CHARLESTON, S.C. – Sometimes, nothing goes your way.
CHARLESTON, S.C. -- One thing's clear -- Georgia Southern's power numbers are down this season.
Three student-athletes have transferred to Georgia Southern and have enrolled in summer classes at the University. Ryan Byrne, a sophomore from Woodstock, Ga., John Douglas, a junior from Augusta, Ga. and Billy Greer, a junior kicker from Crosby, Texas, have joined the Eagle football team. Byrne will play at offensive guard with Douglas slated for defensive end.
This isn't usually the type of column that ties in a lot of pop-culture references with the sports happening around the community, but as I watched the series finale of "Lost" Sunday night - yeah, all two-and-a-half unfortunate hours of it (couldn't they have aired it at, like, seven o'clock instead of nine?) - it got me thinking about life, story telling, character development, narrative and, inevitably, Georgia Southern's baseball season.
As the Sun Belt Conference Football Media Day gets underway today in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans - a long, long way from the Southern Conference event in the Spartanburg, S.C., Marriott - there will be many, many more questions than answers for the Georgia Southern Eagles.
NEW ORLEANS - After tying for the regular season championship last year, UL Lafayette and Arkansas State have been picked to finish first and second in the 2014 Sun Belt Football Preseason Coaches' Poll.
Eric Alonzo (P, GSU)
Georgia Southern announced the hiring of Kelly Carter as the Eagles' new cross country and track and field head coach on Thursday.
Georgia Southern Director of Athletics Tom Kleinlein announced Wednesday that six new members will be inducted into the Georgia Southern Athletics Hall of Fame Oct. 11.
A pancake breakfast benefitting "AJ's Medical Fund" will take place from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., on Sunday at Chops on Main.
Georgia Southern basketball player Eric Ferguson has been suspended from the team indefinitely following a June 26 arrest.
Did you notice anything different in the air when you woke up Tuesday morning? Was there a sense of newness, wonder and anticipation that wasn't present on Monday?
It's been long anticipated, but as of today, Georgia Southern is officially an all-sports member of the Sun Belt Conference.
Eric Alonzo (P, GSU)
Freshman quarterback Monteo Garrett enrolled in classes at Georgia Southern on Monday and will join the Eagles on scholarship as a part of the 2014 recruiting class, an official in the athletics department confirmed Tuesday.
Georgia Southern football player Kentrellis Marquis Showers, and a woman, Jomeshia Jquana Slaughter, were arrested at their Cambridge Pines apartment early Saturday morning after Statesboro police responded to a call about a verbal altercation that turned physical, according to an incident report.
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