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.
It's back to Paulson Stadium today at 9 a.m. for the Georgia Southern Eagles, as they prepare for the second of three spring scrimmages.
ELON, N.C. – The Elon Phoenix were held scoreless for only three innings as the Southern Conference team steadily built its lead to the final 10-3 margin over Georgia Southern Friday night (April 9) at Latham Park.
Second chances are hard to come by, and Georgia Southern cornerback Carson Hill is on his way to getting one.
That one hurt.
First-year Georgia Southern defensive assistant/defensive line coach Victor Cabral has been a jack of all trades since graduating from the Eagles' defensive line in 2004.
Whenever a new coaching staff shows up, some players are going to naturally decide that the new system is not for them. In fact, it's already happened at Georgia Southern as quarterbacks Lee Chapple and Kyle Collins and running back Adam Urbano left team before the start of spring practice.
Things haven't been easy for Brent Russell since he arrived in Statesboro in 2008.
CHARLESTON -- Reminiscent of game one, College of Charleston recorded a Southern Conference win over Georgia Southern, 8-7, with a walk-off hit in the ninth inning on Saturday at Patriots Point. Georgia Southern rallied from a run down in the top of the frame as Shawn Payne scored from second on a grounder to first to knot the score at 7-all.
The offense of the Georgia Southern Eagles ran 105 plays (90 rushing and 15 passing) for 575 yards, scored five touchdowns, kicked a field goal and turned it over five times at Saturday's scrimmage in Paulson Stadium.
Fire up the grills and dust off the camping chairs, because this one's for real.
CHARLESTON, S.C. - An eighth inning rally returned the lead to Georgia Southern, but a two-run ninth sealed the series opening win, 5-4, for College of Charleston Friday night (April 2) at Patriots Point.
After a disappointing loss on Friday night, Georgia Southern blew off some steam.
CHARLESTON, S.C. - Georgia Southern's run of 259 games in Southern Conference regular season play came to an end with an 80-63 loss to The Citadel on Saturday night.
Senior Georgia Southern pitcher Sarah Purvis dominated Troy in Saturday's first game, tossing her fourth career no-hitter in the Eagles' 2-0 win over the Trojans.
Georgia Southern's first Sun Belt Conference opponent at the expanded Paulson Stadium will be a familiar one as the Eagles play host to Appalachian State on Sept. 27, one of five home games for 2014.
The Georgia Southern Eagles had plenty of opportunities.
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Between women's indoor and outdoor track and field, the Southern Conference has played host to 53 championship meets since the sport came to the league in 1987.
Georgia Southern got an unexpected weekday off Wednesday when a game scheduled in Macon against Mercer was rained out, but with the week bookended by four-game sets, the Eagles will still get plenty of work.
GREENVILLE, S.C. - Jelani Hewitt scored 22 points, including the go-ahead layup in the second half, to lead Georgia Southern to an 82-73 win over Furman on Thursday night.
Former Georgia Southern fullback Dominique Swope was released Thursday from the Bulloch County Jail on a $25,000 bond.
MACON - Georgia Southern's baseball game at Mercer has been canceled after light to moderate rain swept through the Macon area overnight and persisted until mid-day.
You probably wouldn't have guessed it before the season started, but on paper, today's game between Georgia Southern and Mercer in Macon may be a matchup between the best teams in the state.
INDIANAPOLIS - On the final day of the 2014 NFL combine, the final 40-yard dash belonged to Georgia Southern cornerback Lavelle Westbrooks.
Former Georgia Southern Eagle Jerick McKinnon wasn't just the strongest running back at the NFL combine on Sunday. He was the strongest skill player, and it wasn't even close.
Alex Abraham picked the pocket of Georgia Southern senior MiMi DuBose after DuBose drove the length of the floor for a potential game-tying bucket, and the Western Carolina steal allowed the Catamounts to hold on for a 74-72 win on Monday at Hanner Fieldhouse.