The last event of the 2011 college baseball season came down to a pair of Southern Conference sluggers - Victor Roache and Daniel Aldrich - and to me, that says a lot about how far the league has come in the grand scheme of the Division I landscape.
Five years ago, Chris Blair attained his lifelong dream of becoming a play-by-play voice.
When Willie Powers came to Georgia Southern in 2007, things were in good shape on the basketball court.
An awful lot of talk has been going around the Eagle Nation about the Georgia Southern football team, grade point averages, academic progress rates and just what, exactly, college football players are supposed to be accomplishing in the classroom.
OMAHA, Neb. - Georgia Southern's Victor Roache has been selected to participate in the 2011 TD Ameritrade College Home Run Derby. The derby features eight of the nation's top college home run hitters and will be played at the site of the College World Series, TD Ameritrade Park.
The American Baseball Coaches Association selected Victor Roache as a First Team All-American and Matt Murray as a Second Team All-Atlantic Region member.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - The Southern Conference announced its 2011 Academic All-Conference Spring Season team today (June 23rd). Georgia Southern carded 22 honorees on the team which included a spring season record of 326 student-athletes. All of the league's 12 member institutions were represented on the team which honors the best student-athletes in the league.
When you walk past Georgia Southern's Iron Works - the on-campus weight-training facility for GSU athletics - you usually hear the sounds of heavy lifting and intense workouts coming from within.
Georgia Southern track record holder Marlo Mincey has been named head coach of the Eagles Cross Country and Track and Field programs, announced Wednesday by director of athletics Sam Baker.
Lindsey Vanderspiegel knows plenty about winning.
It's been a long time since the expectations were this high for the Georgia Southern Eagles.
Day three of the 2011 Major League Baseball amateur draft has come and gone, leaving yet another Eagle aspiring to make it to the show.
As the Major League Baseball amateur draft came to a close on day two, a pair of Georgia Southern Eagles found themselves headed to the show.
COLUMBIA, S.C. - The story of Georgia Southern's postseason from the Southern Conference tournament to the NCAA regionals was all about starting pitching.
Andy Moye has been around the program for a long time.
Did you notice anything different in the air when you woke up Tuesday morning? Was there a sense of newness, wonder and anticipation that wasn't present on Monday?
It's been long anticipated, but as of today, Georgia Southern is officially an all-sports member of the Sun Belt Conference.
Eric Alonzo (P, GSU)