GREENSBORO, N.C. - Chris Beck pitched a gem, but the Georgia Southern Eagles didn't have any time to enjoy it.
In this weekend's series, the roles are reversed.
KENNESAW - The Georgia Southern Baseball team (25-16, 13-4) completed the season sweep of Kennesaw State (24-20) with an 11-7 victory, its first of the season on Wednesday. The Eagles tallied 15 hits and took advantage of two Owl errors to score the 11 runs. Five GSU hitters recorded multi-hit games with four of the five top-five hitters in the lineup accounting for most of them.
For the first time this season, Georgia Southern has its destiny in its own hands.
Georgia Southern hopes to have a new addition to Paulson Stadium by the 2012 football season.
By MATT YOGUS
When the top two teams in the conference face off, the one that strikes first usually has the upper hand.
Elon has been doing it all year long.
He's hit more home runs than anybody else in the country.
Georgia Southern picked a good day to put it all together.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Georgia Southern's Juan Melian Puigventos has been named Southern Conference Men's Tennis Player of the Year as announced Tuesday by the league office.
Amazingly enough, despite injuries to five probable defensive starters and two offensive starters before or during spring camp, it looks like we'll have a pretty good idea who will be out there for the Georgia Southern Eagles when the 2011 season kicks off.
CULLOWHEE, N.C. - Georgia Southern (22-15, 11-4) survived a high-scoring 16-13 affair for the series victory over Western Carolina (14-19-1, 5-13) on Sunday, April 17th. Three home runs, four multi-hit performances and 16 hits provided the offense for the Eagles to score their 16 runs.
FLORENCE, S.C – Playing in his first Southern Conference Championship, junior Lewis Gruber looked quite at home, firing a 4-under 68 to finish in a first-place tie in the individual standings after day one. Gruber's performance, coupled with three Eagles playing inside the top-25 individual standings, guided Georgia Southern to a three-way tie for first place after the first round of the 75th SoCon Golf Championship.
Georgia Southern received a pair of great pitching performances from Brianna Streetmon and Allie Miles Saturday afternoon on the softball diamond.
The consensus seemed almost unanimous last month at the Sun Belt Football Media Day in New Orleans - whoever has a quarterback and plays defense will win the Sun Belt.
Georgia Southern men's soccer opened preseason training camp Monday with a pair of practices at the Fair Road Training Complex.
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It's fair to say that after Georgia Southern's first fall scrimmage, there's competition for the quarterback spot.
During Jeff Monken's four years as Georgia Southern's head coach, the Eagles didn't shy away from contact in practice.
Once toe meets leather and the Georgia Southern Eagles play N.C. State on Aug. 30, one of the more interesting storylines to follow will be who trots out there to play defensive line.
Any time a new coach inherits a wide receiver coming off a 1,000-yard season, it's a good reason to be excited. When the entire team barely cracked 1,000 receiving yards, one might think it would be a cause for concern.
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.
If the Georgia Southern Eagles wanted to, they could start a senior at each position on the offensive line.
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.