SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Noah Dahlman had 17 points and Jamar Diggs added 16 as Wofford held off a late Georgia Southern rally to win 69-61 on Saturday night and sweep the season series.
LUBBOCK, Texas - Voting has begun for the 2011 National College Baseball Hall of Fame class and former Georgia Southern coach Jack Stallings is one of 10 finalists in the coaches group.
The 2011 softball season is right around the corner, and according to the preseason chatter, half of Georgia Southern's seniors are the best in the Southern Conference at what they do.
GREENVILLE, S.C. - Georgia Southern Men's Basketball fought tooth-and-nail with Furman on Thursday (Feb. 10th) night but fell 54-45 to the Paladins at Timmons Arena. The Eagles trailed by three points with 4:51 left, but a 9-0 run to gave Furman a lead that would not be relinquished. Sophomore Zuri James (Stone Mountain, Ga.) scored 16 points as junior Ben Drayton III (St. Marys, Ga.) scored nine with nine rebounds and nine assists to end his 14-game double-figure scoring streak.
As the regular season starts winding down and Georgia Southern continues searching for its first Southern Conference win, fatigue has been an issue.
There was just something different about this year's Georgia Southern football recruiting class.
Elon scored 28 points off of 21 Georgia Southern turnovers, but the Lady Eagles fought back, forced overtime and got a down-to-the-wire win for the second game in a row as they held off the Lady Phoenix 71-69 Monday at Hanner Fieldhouse.
The last time Georgia Southern played UNC Greensboro, Meredyth Frye had a chance at a game winner.
On February 22, 2010 in Birmingham, Ala. against Samford, Georgia Southern won its last Southern Conference game.
Ben Drayton joined a pretty exclusive group of Eagles Thursday in Chattanooga.
For the sixth-straight season, Georgia Southern will host the "Pack the House in Pink" event in support of breast cancer awareness at Hanner Fieldhouse.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. - The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men's basketball team out-lasted Georgia Southern (4-20/0-11) 75-66 Thursday night in McKenzie Arena. Chattanooga improves to 14-10 with a Southern Conference best mark of 10-2.
What's a good way to evaluate football talent away from the gridiron?
At the end of the day, Georgia Southern coach Jeff Monken was pleased with the 26-player recruiting class that signed Wednesday on National Signing Day.
Georgia Southern doesn't have quite as many needs to fill on the two-deep as it has in recent years, but that hasn't stopped the coaching staff from hitting the recruiting trail hard.
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.
Edwin Jackson, Georgia Southern's leading tackler in 2013, was named preseason second-team, All-Sun Belt and its a good thing, because he's really the only linebacker in the mix that played a lot of football last year.