Three years of work culminated on Thursday six miles from the campus of Georgia Southern University when the ribbon was cut on the GSU-owned and student-accessible University Park golf course on the grounds of the former Southern Links.
Georgia Southern will celebrate Military Appreciation Day Saturday when the Eagles face The Citadel, with pre-game and in-game activities, presentations and a halftime musical salute by the Southern Pride Marching Band.
Georgia Southern is coming off its worst defensive performance in the Jeff Monken era in terms of yards allowed, and points given up to a Southern Conference opponent following last Saturday's 44-34 loss at Samford.
When it comes to Georgia Southern and Appalachian State, the story is similar. Neither team is having the season they were hoping for during their respective farewell tours in the Southern Conference. Both teams are near the bottom of the SoCon standings, and for the Mountaineers (1-4, 1-1 SoCon), whose losses to North Carolina A&T, Charleston Southern and in overtime at The Citadel all came by a three-point margin, it's been frustrating ...
In Samford's 44-34 win on Saturday over Georgia Southern, five of its 71 plays - passes of 74, 83, 69 and 58 yards, and a 50-yard run - accounted for 334 yards.
Remaining tickets for away games at Appalachian State on Oct. 26, and at Florida on Nov. 23, are available for purchase beginning Moday.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -Samford quarterback Andy Summerlin had the game of his life. Unfortunately for Georgia Southern, it was at the expense of the Eagles. Summerlin passed for 495 yards and three touchdowns on 23 completions and the Bulldogs beat visiting GSU 44-34 Saturday at Seibert Stadium. Georgia Southern (3-2, 1-2 Southern Conference) led 21-10 at halftime, but turnovers on the first two drives of the third quarter led to nine Samford (4-2, ...
On the surface, it looks like Samford had its way against Western Carolina last Saturday when it rolled to a 62-22 win. And the Bulldogs did, especially in the second half.
Georgia Southern has one defensive philosophy no matter who it's playing - stop the run and make them one-dimensional.
Alex Hanks struggled mightily last year as Georgia Southern's kicker, but his coach never lost faith in him.
MACON - Chester Webb, a basketball player for Georgia Teachers College (now Georgia Southern University) from 1952-56, has been named to the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame's Class of 2014.
Random observations compiled after watching the Georgia Southern Eagles edge Chattanooga 23-21 on Saturday.
With running back Dominique Swope out for the season with a shoulder injury and likely taking a red shirt, the Georgia Southern Eagles needed somebody to fill his shoes. They got an old school answer in William Banks, a senior who seems to come up big every time he's thrust into the starting role. Banks rushed for 86 yards on 18 carries on Saturday as GSU (3-1, 1-1 Southern Conference) held off Chattanooga ...
It's nice to be able to line up and simply run roughshod over opponents. It's even better to be able to walk onto the field and instill fear into other teams.
On a fourth quarter drive, Jerick McKinnon passed Georgia Southern legend Tracy Ham for the seventh-most career rushing yards in program history. The drive belonged completely to McKinnon, as he carried the ball on 10 of the drive's 14 plays for 69 yards to set up a game-winning 26-yard field goal by Younghoe Koo as the Eagles held off Chattanooga 23-21 Saturday at Paulson Stadium. "Everybody knows what Tracy Ham is ...
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.
It's no secret that Georgia Southern is playing its last season in the Southern Conference before joining the Sun Belt in 2014.