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4 area athletes claim state titles

Track and field has always enjoyed plenty of success in Bulloch County.

May 12, 2014 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Georgia Southern


Eagles visit JU for final road game

Georgia Southern got what it needed out of the final two Southern Conference weekends of the regular season, sweeping Furman and taking two of three from then first place Western Carolina.

May 12, 2014 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.com | Georgia Southern


Local Roundup: GSU softball holds graduation ceremony

Four members of the Georgia Southern oftball team received their degrees in a special commencement ceremony on Monday morning.

May 12, 2014 | From staff reports | Georgia Southern


McKinnon talks NFL Draft and what it took to get there

On the weekend of the NFL Draft, a lot of football players hope they've done enough to make a team want to select them.

May 12, 2014 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.com | Georgia Southern


Eagles takes WCU series with 3-2 win

The Georgia Southern Eagles scored runs on a fielder's choice and two wild pitches and got five solid innings from Ryan Frederick to take the series from the Western Carolina Catamounts with a 3-2 win on Senior Day.

May 12, 2014 | Georgia Southern AMR | Georgia Southern


A walkoff shutout

There was only one pitch thrown in the bottom of the ninth, and it was all Stryker Brown needed.

May 10, 2014 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.com | Georgia Southern


Lavelle gets the call

Georgia Southern cornerback Lavelle Westbrooks was selected in the seventh round of the 2014 NFL draft by the Cincinnati Bengals.

May 10, 2014 | From the Associated Press | Georgia Southern


Vikings draft GSU's Jerick McKinnon

NEW YORK - Georgia Southern star Jerick McKinnon is a Minnesota Viking.

May 09, 2014 | The Associated Press | Georgia Southern


Cats mount rally in 9th

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.

May 09, 2014 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.com | Georgia Southern


Georgia Southern stunned by No. 5 seed UNCG

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.

May 09, 2014 | Georgia Southern AMR | Georgia Southern


End of an era

For the last 25 years, Rodney Hennon has been competing for Southern Conference Championships.

May 08, 2014 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.com | Georgia Southern


Eagles beat Samford, advance to SoCon semis

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.

May 08, 2014 | Georgia Southern AMR | Georgia Southern


Purvis no-hits Elon at SoCon tourney

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.

May 07, 2014 | Georgia Southern AMR | Georgia Southern


Eagles seek 3-peat

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.

May 06, 2014 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.com | Georgia Southern


Bound for Texas

For the second consecutive season, Georgia Southern is off to the NCAA golf regionals.

May 05, 2014 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Georgia Southern


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Georgia Southern LBs handing out hits

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.

August 04, 2014 | By MATT YOGUS | Georgia Southern


Georgia Southern O-line ahead of the curve

If the Georgia Southern Eagles wanted to, they could start a senior at each position on the offensive line.

August 02, 2014 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.com | Georgia Southern


Georgia Southern secondary looks to have a logjam

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.

August 01, 2014 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.com | Georgia Southern


Eagles get started

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.

July 31, 2014 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.com | Georgia Southern


Eagles back in action

The NCAA has made things a lot easier for a first-year head football coach to install his system.

July 30, 2014 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.com | Georgia Southern


ULL AD, Georgia Southern alum Farmer offers perspective

Scott Farmer has a unique perspective on Georgia Southern's transition from the Football Championship Subdivision to the Football Bowl Subdivision Sun Belt Conference.

July 26, 2014 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.com | Georgia Southern


Road to the Majors — Where are they now? (July 25 Update)

Eric Alonzo (P, GSU)

July 25, 2014 | From staff reports | Georgia Southern


Georgia Southern's Jackson ready to get started

When Georgia Southern's Edwin Jackson and Garrett Frye were asked what if felt like to be named second-team, All-Sun Belt before the 2014 season, they looked at each other for a quick moment.

July 25, 2014 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.com | Georgia Southern


Georgia Southern AD, SBC commish address potential NCAA changes

On Tuesday at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans at the Sun Belt Football Media Day, SBC commissioner Karl Benson expressed his support for a recent proposal that would change the NCAA Division-I landscape.

July 24, 2014 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.com | Georgia Southern


Getting to know gameday in the Sun Belt

NEW ORLEANS -- Georgia Southern and Appalachian State have long been known for having two of the best gameday atmospheres in the Football Championship Subdivision.

July 23, 2014 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.com | Georgia Southern


Sun Belt commissioner has faith in 'Power-5'

NEW ORLEANS - The Sun Belt Conference's 11 institutions are prepared to pay more to remain part of major college football, commissioner Karl Benson said Tuesday.

July 23, 2014 | The Associated Press | Georgia Southern


Georgia Southern Eagles meet Sun Belt media

NEW ORLEANS - The one word that was thrown around all day was "unknown."

July 22, 2014 | By MATT YOGUS | Georgia Southern


My Take: Georgia Southern officially in Sun Belt... so what now?

As the Sun Belt Conference Football Media Day gets underway today in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans - a long, long way from the Southern Conference event in the Spartanburg, S.C., Marriott - there will be many, many more questions than answers for the Georgia Southern Eagles.

July 21, 2014 | Matt Yogus | Georgia Southern


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