JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Georgia Southern Baseball team (15-11) scored a run in the ninth inning, but left the bases loaded in a 4-2 loss to Jacksonville Tuesday, March 29th at Sessions Stadium in Jacksonville, Fla. A single bad inning cost the Eagles and dropped Justin Hess (Panama City, Fla.) to 0-2 on the season. The Dolphins scored three runs in the fourth inning on four consecutive hits to take an early 3-0 lead.
Georgia Southern's defensive line had plenty of star power in 2010.
CHARLESTON, S.C. - Georgia Southern (15-10, 6-3) jumped out to an early 3-1 after the third inning and added four insurance runs in the eighth inning to earn its first road series win against the College of Charleston (16-9, 3-3) since the 2001 season. The win also marked the 500th career victory for Head Baseball Coach Rodney Hennon. Hennon earned 419 of those wins at GSU and picked up the first 81 at his alma mater, Western Carolina.
J.J. Wilcox came to Georgia Southern to be a wide receiver.
CHARLESTON, S.C. - Both teams helped each other out, but in the end, College of Charleston was the one that helped itself.
CHARLESTON, S.C. - They got a little bit of help, but the Georgia Southern Eagles grabbed Game 1 against College of Charleston.
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.
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.
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.
The NCAA has made things a lot easier for a first-year head football coach to install his system.