Georgia Southern completed the first series sweep recorded over Samford this season, holding on for a 12-9 victory on Sunday at J.I. Clements Stadium. The Eagles built an early lead and behind the pitching of starter Andy Moye and reliever Dexter Bobo, improved its win streak to six games.
A pitcher's duel on Friday turned into an offensive display by both teams Saturday at J.I. Clements Stadium as Georgia Southern out-slugged Samford to take game two in a 14-9 win that handed the Eagles the series and their fifth-straight win.
It was supposed to end with Lee Chapple.
The biggest thing taken from Saturday's Blue/White spring scrimmage was that when quarterback Jawaun Luckey is under center, good things tend to happen.
The Samford Bulldogs won 10 of 11 heading in to J.I. Clements Stadium, but ran into the pitching of Jake Brown and Dexter Bobo as Georgia Southern took game one Friday with a 5-2 final.
The Georgia Southern Eagles have one more chance in the spring to get the new systems down as they take to Paulson Stadium today at 1 p.m. for the final spring scrimmage of the camp in the annual Blue and White game.
Two years ago, Tobi Akinniranye was just like any other Georgia Southern student.
After a nine-win season during Samford's first trip through a Southern Conference schedule in 2009, nobody could have seen this coming.
Sometimes, a freshman steps in and starts lining balls over the fence, racking up extra-base hits and RBIs and drawing attention to himself immediately upon entering the lineup.
With one practice left before Saturday's spring game, it's all about putting it all together.
If you can't do it, it's going to be awfully hard to run the triple option. It's the exchange between the quarterback and the fullback, which is made all the more difficult because on a triple option play, neither of them knows who is going to end up with the football after it is snapped. The fullback, or B-back, starts in a three-point stance, charges ahead keeping a low center of gravity and if he ...
The Georgia Southern Eagles didn't take the lead until the bottom of the ninth when it mattered.
It was no secret that the last six games on Georgia Southern's schedule - three at Charleston and last weekend's series against Elon - were going to be big.
For all the Georgia Southern fans who spent the last four years thinking about B-backs, veers, pitches, slotbacks and how "pitching it forward" doesn't seem to work in Paulson Stadium, next Saturday probably can't come fast enough.
ELON, N.C. – Dexter Bobo entered in the seventh inning and held the Phoenix scoreless through three to pick up his first win of the season as Georgia Southern defeated Elon 5-4 Saturday at Latham Park.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Georgia Southern made its introduction to the Football Bowl Subdivision a year early. The Eagles had their way with the Florida Gators on the ground and won their last game as a Football Championship Subdivision program 26-20 on Saturday at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. Georgia Southern (7-4) ran for 429 yards and didn't complete a pass, while holding the Gators (4-7) to 279 yards of ...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - It wasn't the season the Georgia Southern Eagles were hoping for. But it sure ended the right way. The Eagles beat the Florida Gators 26-20 to end the season on Saturday, and it almost served as redemption for falling a game short of the national title game three years in a row, and even going 7-4 in 2013 in the program's last year in ...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -Georgia Southern made its introduction to the Football Bowl Subdivision a year early. The Eagles had their way with the Florida Gators on the ground and won their last game as a Football Championship Subdivision program 26-20 on Saturday at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. Georgia Southern (7-4) ran for 429 yards and didn't complete a pass, while holding the Gators (4-7) to 279 yards of total offense. "They made ...
With three weeks left in the season, Georgia Southern had a disappointing 4-4 record and was riding a two-game losing streak as it prepared to play Western Carolina.
GREENVILLE, S.C. - Nicole Jeschelnik tallied nine kills and 14 digs, and Georgia Southern held Elon to -.026 hitting for the match to earn a 3-0 (25-18, 25-13, 25-16) volleyball victory over the Phoenix in the quarterfinals of the Southern Conference Tournament Friday afternoon in Timmons Arena.
Dustin Wood's first year in the Southern Conference was pretty good by any measurable standard.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - Juwan Staten led five West Virginia Mountaineers in double figures Thursday night to drub Georgia Southern 101-68 in a first-round game in the Cancun Challenge.
The Florida Gators may be having a disappointing season, but that's not why head coach Will Muschamp is concerned about facing Georgia Southern on Saturday.
Antonio Glover got his first start in college last Saturday against Elon, and by all accounts the Georgia Southern sophomore acquitted himself well.
Anna Claire Knight had a career day for Georgia Southern, but unfortunately for the Eagles, she was just about the only one scoring in the second half. Knight scored 28 and 15 of GSU's 27 second-half points, but Cal State Northridge was too much to handle as the Eagles lost 70-58, on Tuesday at Hanner Fieldhouse. No other GSU player finished with double digits. Georgia Southern (1-3) led 31-28 at the ...
For the past month, the Southern Conference has been watching the league's frontrunners, Samford, Wofford and Chattanooga, to see which one will reach out and take the 2013 SoCon championship. None of them did. On Saturday, while Wofford was losing to Appalachian State and Chattanooga was losing in overtime to Samford, Furman (6-5, 5-2 SoCon), which was 2-4 and 0-2 at one point this season, put itself into position to claim the ...
Off the field, the Florida Gators can relate to Georgia Southern.
Georgia Southern has finalized its 2014 non-conference football schedule with road dates at N.C. State, Georgia Tech and Navy and a home contest against Savannah State.
Georgia Southern post players Briana Jones, Danielle Spencer and Sierra Kirkland combined for 33 points and 29 rebounds, and the Eagles never trailed en route to a 63-50 women's basketball victory over Jacksonville State in their home opener Saturday evening in Hanner Fieldhouse. Jones and Spencer each posted double-doubles for the Eagles (1-2) with Jones collecting 13 points and 14 rebounds to go along with three blocked shots. ...
Georgia Southern Men's Basketball rolled to a 104-50 win over Toccoa Falls on Saturday night in the final game before opening domestic play in the 2013 Cancun Challenge on Thursday night at West Virginia. Tre Bussey led the way for the Eagles with a career-high 29 points. "We did a great job of sharing the ball again tonight," said Head Coach Mark Byington. "Defensively we did a great ...