NEW YORK - Georgia Southern star Jerick McKinnon is a Minnesota Viking.
Luke Gregg reached on an error and scored on an RBI fielder's choice in the ninth inning as Western Carolina knocked off Georgia Southern 5-4 on Friday at J.I. Clements Stadium.
GREENSBORO, N.C. -Georgia Southern's drive for a third-straight Southern Conference softball tournament championship came to an end on Friday afternoon with an 11-2 loss to UNC Greensboro. A five-run second inning opened the door for the loss which eliminated the top-seeded Eagles from the tournament.
For the last 25 years, Rodney Hennon has been competing for Southern Conference Championships.
GREENSBORO, N.C. - Georgia Southern Softball picked up a 3-0 win over Samford on Thursday to advance to Friday's semifinal round of the SoCon Tournament. The Eagles, firmly in the driver's seat in their half of the bracket can advance to Saturday's final with one win against UNCG or Furman in Friday's round.
GREENSBORO, N.C. - Georgia Southern opened the 2014 SoCon Tournament with an historical 4-0 win over Elon. Sarah Purvis cemented her name in SoCon lore with the first no-hitter in tournament history. The three-time SoCon Pitcher of the Year fanned 13 batters on the day as the Eagles advance to the tournament's second day in the winner's bracket. The Eagles face Samford today at 4:30 p.m.
There's really only one option for senior pitcher Sarah Purvis and the Georgia Southern Eagles this week - winning the Southern Conference softball tournament for the third time in a row.
For the second consecutive season, Georgia Southern is off to the NCAA golf regionals.
The Georgia Southern Eagles locked up the Southern Conference regular-season championship on Saturday against Samford in Birmingham, Ala., but there wasn't a whole lot of celebrating.
GREENVILLE, S.C. - Josh Wirsu tossed 6.2 scoreless frames in his first Friday night start of the season to help the Georgia Southern Eagles to a 6-0 series-opening win over the Furman Paladins.
Things haven't gone as planned for Georgia Southern ever since Southern Conference play began, and lot has changed since the Eagles were 15-2 and opening their SoCon schedule at Elon.
Of all the words that could describe the Georgia Southern Eagles in 2014, the one you definitely couldn't use is "streaky."
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Georgia Southern left its mark on the Southern Conference in its final outdoor track and field championship meet on Sunday with the record in the 4x100-meter relay with a time of 44.50 seconds.
Georgia Southern came into the weekend with a chance to clinch the regular-season Southern Conference title.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - The Wofford Terriers scored two runs in the seventh and held on to win the series over the Georgia Southern Eagles with a 6-4 victory at Russell C. King Field.
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.
If the Georgia Southern Eagles wanted to, they could start a senior at each position on the offensive line.
Every coach at the Sun Belt Football Media Day last week in New Orleans said pretty much the same thing about winning in the conference - you need a good quarterback and a good defense.
It was all business when the Georgia Southern Eagles took to the Beautiful Eagle Creek practice fields on Thursday morning for the first day of fall camp.
The NCAA has made things a lot easier for a first-year head football coach to install his system.