It's the perfect trap game.
As the 2010-11 college basketball season gets underway, there's good news and bad news for the Georgia Southern Eagles and second-year coach Charlton Young.
Last Saturday's win over then-No. 1 Appalachian State may have opened the door for the possibility of the playoffs, but the Georgia Southern Eagles have a long way to go if they're still going to have a shot.
There is no I in Jaybo Shaw. No me, either.
Eric Breitenstein is leading the Southern Conference in rushing, and it isn't even close.
It seems like at some point in each of the last few weeks, somebody on the field for Georgia Southern has made a play and left the crowd asking one question.
All Georgia Southern had to do to stay alive in the playoff race was beat the unbeaten, No. 1 ranked team in the country, which also happens to be the Eagles' biggest rival.
With all the things that have changed over the last five years on the football field at Georgia Southern, one thing has remained the same.
Charlie Edwards doesn't rattle easily. For that matter he simply doesn't get rattled.
The Georgia Southern University men's basketball team will play an exhibition game on Friday at Hanner Fieldhouse.
Things just keep getting better for the two at the top.
Time to once again dust off every Georgia Southern fan's least favorite word - rebuilding.
At 4-4 and 2-3 in Southern Conference play, the Georgia Southern Eagles are a long shot to make the playoffs, to say the least.
After picking up two big wins in SoCon play over the weekend, the Georgia Southern volleyball team will put its eight-match winning streak on the line in non-conference action, traveling to Jacksonville, Fla., to face North Florida on Tuesday evening at UNF Arena. First serve is set for 7 p.m.
Samford came to town with every intention of putting the ball into the hands of senior running back Chris Evans.
This time last year, they were called "wide blockers."
DAVIDSON, N.C. - A five-run first inning lifted the Davidson Wildcats to a 5-2 win over the Georgia Southern Eagles in the Southern Conference series opener at Wilson Field.
Georgia Southern's pro day used have a player, maybe two, and a handful of NFL scouts.
Willie Fritz uses a voice recorder to take notes as he watches practice.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Georgia Southern Eagles scored five unanswered runs to rally within a run, but the North Florida Ospreys prevented the equalizer and won 8-7 at Harmon Stadium on Tuesday.
So far in his head coaching career, Willie Fritz has taken over three programs and turned them into national contenders within their division.
Every three or so years, Georgia Southern coach Rodney Hennon hits another career milestone.
Ben Morgan broke open a tie game with a two-run single and the Georgia Southern Eagles rallied from a four-run deficit to take a three-game series from the Appalachian State Mountaineers 10-7 on Sunday at J.I. Clements Stadium.
Georgia Southern got a win on Friday by hitting Appalachian State's bullpen.
Appalachian State would sure like to turn around its baseball season after a disastrous start to the program's last year in the Southern Conference before joining the Sun Belt.