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.
The tank looks pretty empty even though there's still a long way to go.
Georgia Southern battled back from a 22-15 deficit in the fourth set and erased three match points for a 26-24 set win to force a deciding fifth set. The Volleyball Eagles controlled the final set for a 15-9 victory, edging Southern Conference foe Furman 3-2 (25-20, 21-25, 25-27, 26-24, 15-9) Thursday night in Hanner Fieldhouse. Bethany Sanford led all players with 21 kills as the Eagles remained perfect at home at 10-0 on the ...
One consistent force Samford has had since it joined the Southern Conference before the start of the 2008 season has been running back Chris Evans.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Appalachian State and Wofford are the favorites to capture the Southern Conference's divisional men's basketball titles in 2010-11, according to a vote by the leagues head coaches. College of Charleston senior guard Andrew Goudelock was also named the SoCon Preseason Player of the Year as part of the preseason all-conference team.
Brent Russell knows the Walter Payton Award is a big deal.
When you think of homecoming, the last thing that likely comes to mind is the crack of a baseball bat.
Heading into the season, Elon had everything going for it. The Phoenix were coming off a 9-3 season and a playoff appearance, and entered 2010 with senior quarterback Scott Riddle named as the Southern Conference preseason offensive player of the year. Seven games into the season, Elon sits at 2-5 overall, and 1-3 in conference play. "I've really reflected here not just this week but the last couple of weeks," said ...
The Georgia Southern men's basketball team will play an exhibition game on Friday, November 5th at Hanner Fieldhouse.
I spent most of the drive up to Charleston over the weekend thinking about how The Citadel just installed almost the exact-same offense as Georgia Southern and has a couple of true freshmen quarterbacks at the helm, and about how interesting it would be to get a hint of what the first-year offense would look like if Jaybo Shaw never transferred to GSU.
Jerick McKinnon played an entire game for the first time as a Georgia Southern Eagle Saturday in the 20-0 win over The Citadel, and although starter Jaybo Shaw could have come back in if he had to, the coaching staff let the true freshman ride from the third offensive play until the final whistle.
CHARLESTON, S.C. - For the first time since 1973, The Citadel didn't allow its opponent to complete a pass. Plus, Georgia Southern lost its starting quarterback to a hip injury on the second play of the game.
CHARLESTON, S.C. - Georgia Southern coach Jeff Monken was expressing his concern at practice this week about the youth the Eagles had in their secondary, noting that at one point last week against Chattanooga there were four true freshmen on the field. Pass defense should not be a major concern this week as the Eagles prepare for a 1 p.m. Southern Conference game Saturday at The Citadel. The Bulldogs (2-5, ...
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.