Gene Bishop was more than a benefactor to the Georgia Southern Eagles.
When Georgia Southern cornerbacks coach Orlando Mitjans played safety for the Arkansas Razorbacks from 1978-80, he had a heck of a football coach.
Usually, when you think of rivalries at Georgia Southern, the first two names that pop up are Appalachian State and Furman.
In a game controlled most of the way by Kennesaw State, Georgia Southern took advantage of what it was given.
The depth at the fullback position isn't what it used to be.
Springtime signifies change.
Georgia Southern had a bad week, so coach Rodney Hennon shook things up Sunday in Game 3 against Samford.
Trailing Florida by five strokes going into the final three holes of the final round, Auburn forced a playoff and then won the team title on the first hole to repeat as team champions at the 32nd Schenkel Invitational. The 32nd annual tournament, contested at the par-72, 6,962-yard Forest Heights Country Club, witnessed its first team playoff since 1999 when Clemson defeated Georgia. Ninth-ranked Auburn becomes the first repeat champion at the Schenkel since Georgia, which won the team titles in 2000 and 2001.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The Georgia Southern Baseball team (12-9, 4-2) escaped Birmingham with a 9-2 win over Samford (15-7, 5-1) at Joe Lee Griffin Field on Sunday, March 20th. The Eagles handed the Bulldogs their first conference loss and put an end to their streak of four-straight losses with Sunday's win.
You might say Thomas Sharkey is a fish out of water.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The Georgia Southern Eagles fell to Samford for the second-straight day, 9-2 at Joe Lee Griffin Field and dropped its first series to the Bulldogs since they entered the Southern Conference.
Auburn picked up right where it left off.
Georgia Southern has had its ups, downs and rough patches on the golf course this season.
After stranding runners on second and third in the top of the ninth of Tuesday's 4-3 loss at No. 22 Georgia Tech, the Georgia Southern Eagles gave up eight runs in the second inning Wednesday to drop the series in a 12-3 contest Wednesday.
Former Georgia Southern sports information director Tom McClelland, who now holds a similar position at East Carolina, was not a golfer.
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.
After dropping two of three to Elon over the weekend, Georgia Southern needed to get back on track.
It's all about the little things.
As the Georgia Southern golf team gathered in the clubhouse of Forest Heights Country Club Sunday afternoon - the Schenkel Invitational trophy in their hands for the first time in the tournament's 35-year history - there was one Eagle on everyone's mind.
As the rain came down, the temperature dropped and the water collected on the greens at Forest Heights Country Club, the only place there wasn't really any drama was at the top of the Schenkel Invitational leaderboard.