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.
Georgia Southern first baseman Kyle Blackburn, a senior, was named First Team All-Southern Conference, as voted upon by the league's head coaches. The Southern Conference office announced the selections on Monday.
ALPHARETTA – For two days, the Crabapple Course at the Capital City Golf Club got the best of almost everyone. With a spot in the NCAA Championships on the line Saturday, Georgia Southern struck back.
On senior day, Kyle Blackburn came up to the plate with two on, two out and trailing by three in the bottom of the ninth.
ALPHARETTA - It wasn't the greatest of days on the golf course, but Georgia Southern remains in contention after a 13-over par showing during the second round of the NCAA Southeast Regional at the Capital City Club Crabapple Course in Alpharetta Friday.
The Citadel took a comfortable lead for the second-straight game, but leading 7-2 with Georgia Southern batting in the eighth, weather stalled the action.
Junior linebacker Tavaris Williams has voluntarily suspended himself from the Georgia Southern Football team pending the results of a police investigation.
Georgia Southern rode a 12-game winning streak into Thursday's series with The Citadel.
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.
Note: "Jerick's journey into the NFL" will run each Sunday during the preseason in the Statesboro Herald. This series is brought to you by Queensborough National Bank and Trust Company.
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.
If the Georgia Southern Eagles wanted to, they could start a senior at each position on the offensive line.