BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The Georgia Southern Baseball team (12-9, 4-2) escaped Birmingham with a 9-2 win over Samford (15-7, 5-1) at Joe Lee Griffin Field on Sunday, March 20th. The Eagles handed the Bulldogs their first conference loss and put an end to their streak of four-straight losses with Sunday's win.
You might say Thomas Sharkey is a fish out of water.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The Georgia Southern Eagles fell to Samford for the second-straight day, 9-2 at Joe Lee Griffin Field and dropped its first series to the Bulldogs since they entered the Southern Conference.
Auburn picked up right where it left off.
Georgia Southern has had its ups, downs and rough patches on the golf course this season.
After stranding runners on second and third in the top of the ninth of Tuesday's 4-3 loss at No. 22 Georgia Tech, the Georgia Southern Eagles gave up eight runs in the second inning Wednesday to drop the series in a 12-3 contest Wednesday.
Former Georgia Southern sports information director Tom McClelland, who now holds a similar position at East Carolina, was not a golfer.
ATLANTA - No. 22 Georgia Tech pounded out eight runs in the second inning and knocked off Georgia Southern 12-3 Wednesday to take the season series 3-1.
Georgia Southern coach Lindsey Vanderspiegel announced the addition of former Belmont Abbey and Coker College head coach Robert Lane as assistant coach of the Lady Eagles.
ATLANTA - Georgia Tech capitalized on two Georgia Southern errors to score a pair of unearned runs and take the first of two games in Atlanta between the two teams Tuesday for a 4-3 win.
Random thoughts from the wide world of sports collected while watching Georgia Southern sweep three from Furman over the weekend.
SURPRISE, Ariz. - Former Georgia Southern pitcher and current Kansas City Royals prospect Everett Teaford was optioned to the Royals' Triple-A affiliate last week.
Georgia Southern is returning the favor.
Furman struck first after plating the game's leadoff runner, but after a five spot in the third inning, Georgia Southern put it on cruise control.
There wasn't any hangover after Tuesday's win over No. 1 Florida.
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.
Georgia Southern's upcoming game against the Georgia Bulldogs, originally scheduled for Nov. 19, 2016, has been moved to Nov. 21, 2015.
Ryan Frederick held the Maryland-Eastern Shore Hawks to one run over 5.1 innings as the Georgia Southern Eagles swept the four-game series with an 8-3 win on Sunday at J.I. Clements Stadium.
INDIANAPOLIS -When Georgia Southern upset the Florida Gators in Gainesville on Nov. 23, college football fans learned the name Jerick McKinnon.
It may have been senior night, but true freshman Angel McGowan stole the show.