The Samford Bulldogs won 10 of 11 heading in to J.I. Clements Stadium, but ran into the pitching of Jake Brown and Dexter Bobo as Georgia Southern took game one Friday with a 5-2 final.
The Georgia Southern Eagles have one more chance in the spring to get the new systems down as they take to Paulson Stadium today at 1 p.m. for the final spring scrimmage of the camp in the annual Blue and White game.
Two years ago, Tobi Akinniranye was just like any other Georgia Southern student.
After a nine-win season during Samford's first trip through a Southern Conference schedule in 2009, nobody could have seen this coming.
Sometimes, a freshman steps in and starts lining balls over the fence, racking up extra-base hits and RBIs and drawing attention to himself immediately upon entering the lineup.
With one practice left before Saturday's spring game, it's all about putting it all together.
If you can't do it, it's going to be awfully hard to run the triple option. It's the exchange between the quarterback and the fullback, which is made all the more difficult because on a triple option play, neither of them knows who is going to end up with the football after it is snapped. The fullback, or B-back, starts in a three-point stance, charges ahead keeping a low center of gravity and if he ...
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. After four-straight solid pitching performances, the Georgia Southern Eagles went to Charleston last weekend and got swept, and it wasn't so much that they lost as it was how they lost. The Cougars (23-8, 8-4 Southern Conference) came back in the bottom of the ninth to take games one and two, and got the sweep with an 11-8 win Sunday. "I think we're all just looking forward to getting back out on ...
ELON, N.C. - For the last time in program history, the Georgia Southern Eagles played a game on grass painted with a Southern Conference logo. They left with their highest-scoring SoCon affair of the season. The Eagles knocked off the Elon Phoenix, 38-20, on Saturday in Rhodes Stadium, in the program's last game in the league. "It's been a great run for Georgia Southern in this league," GSU coach Jeff Monken ...
The scenario facing Georgia Southern as it takes on Elon in its final Southern Conference game ever would have been hard to imagine in August.
The Georgia Southern Eagles have won 115 games in the Southern Conference since joining the league in 1993, and lost 49.
Georgia Southern men's soccer will face Elon for the second-consecutive year in the SoCon Tournament Semifinals today. The Eagles took a 1-0 win over UNCG in the opening round last weekend behind a 65th minute penalty kick goal from Witt Carlisle.
Coming out of high school, Kyle Oehlbeck knew what he wanted in a college football program.
LEXINGTON, Ky. - Seventh-ranked Kentucky put six players in double figures in the scoring column, led by Bernisha Pinkett's 19 points, and used its full-court pressing defense to force 35 Georgia Southern turnovers as the Wildcats downed the Eagles 103-38 in their home opener Wednesday afternoon in Memorial Coliseum.
By MATT YOGUS
Alexis Sams was thrown to the wolves as a freshman during the 2012-13 season for the Georgia Southern women's basketball program. Though the Eagles lost their season opener on the road at Auburn on Saturday, 69-59, it was apparent how far the sophomore point guard has come. "She has been tremendous in the preseason for us and she was really, really solid against Auburn," second-year GSU coach Chris Vozab said. "She did ...
MIAMI - Manu Lecomte's two free throws with 9 seconds remaining gave Miami an 81-80 overtime victory over Georgia Southern Monday night. Jelani Hewitt had an opportunity at a game-winning basket for the Eagles but his 30-foot shot with 2 seconds left bounced off the rim. Donnavan Kirk scored 18 points and had 10 rebounds to lead Miami. Rion Brown scored 15 points and Lecomte finished with 12 points as the Hurricanes ...
The Georgia Southern Eagles will have to do something they haven't done all year if they want to finish their season with a winning record. Win on the road. The Eagles (5-4, 3-4 Southern Conference) close the book on the program's Football Championship Subdivision era with road games against Elon and Florida. The Eagles face Elon (2-8, 1-5) on the road Saturday at 3 p.m. It will also be the ...
An emotional Jerick McKinnon came back in the game to take a knee on the final play, signifying the end of an era at Georgia Southern. The Eagles beat Western Carolina on Saturday, 35-19, in the final Southern Conference game in Paulson Stadium. McKinnon scored a pair of touchdowns, threw for another and rushed for 64 yards, sharing snaps with freshman quarterback Kevin Ellison in the second half. It is only ...
The Mark Byington era started with a bang.
All of a sudden everything seems different for the Western Carolina football team.
During Chris Vozab's first season as Georgia Southern's head coach, the Eagles lived by the jump shot and lost by the jump shot.
The legacy left behind by Georgia Southern's seniors seems to be obvious.