The Portal Panther basketball teams capped off their seasons on a high note Saturday night, sweeping away ECI's squads by scores of 39-33 for the girls and 50-38 for the boys to end their regular season.
In the span of two days, Georgia Southern lost both its undefeated Sun Belt record and its two-game lead atop the conference standings.
HOUSTON - The quarterback served as ringmaster for "The Greatest Show on Turf." The running backs were known simply by their initials: LT and TD. And the receiver also known by two letters - TO - was on the outside looking in again.
HOUSTON - Matt Ryan and the Dallas Cowboys were big winners Saturday night.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Tiger Woods withdrew from the Dubai Desert Classic on Friday with back spasms after shooting an opening-round 77 a day earlier, marking another frustrating start to his return to golf from a lengthy injury layoff.
HOUSTON - It may have been a blip, explained as much by the must-watch presidential debates as by some wholesale turn away from football. Or, decades from now, 2016 could be remembered as the season fans started falling out of love with the NFL.
American wrestler Jordan Burroughs saw this month's tournament in Iran as a chance to redeem himself after a rough performance at the Rio Olympics.
There are many steps on the road to the third state title in a row for Bulloch Academy, and the next-to-last step was taking their region to task.
STATESBORO, Ga. -Alexis Sams scored a season-high 14 points, including the last eight of the game for Georgia Southern, to lift the Eagles to a 63-60 Sun Belt Conference women's basketball victory over Louisiana Thursday night in Hanner Fieldhouse.
MIAMI - Ask anyone in the Miami Heat locker room how this is happening, and the answers will all be largely the same.
Standing tall in the Ted Smith Family Football Center Wednesday afternoon, a large billboard proudly displayed the names of the 22 newest Eagles to join the Georgia Southern football team. Final evaluations from various recruiting services will continue to trickle in throughout the week, but the Eagles figure to have pulled down one of the top-3 recruiting classes in the Sun Belt for 2017.
MELBOURNE, Australia - Rafael Nadal took five sets and almost five hours to fend off "Baby Fed" and revive a classic Grand Slam final against the one-and-only Roger Federer.
SAN DIEGO - The return of Tiger Woods felt more like a celebration Thursday at Torrey Pines.
Join Statesboro Herald sports editor and Georgia Southern beat writer Mike Anthony, along with Herald sportswriter Chris Stanley with analysis, opinion and discussion about sports in the Eagle Nation.
South Georgia Tormenta FC turned plenty of heads nationwide in its first season of competition in the Premier Development League. A solid team on the field and an immensely popular hit within the Statesboro community, Tormenta was named the PDL's 'New Franchise of the Year' at the league meetings in December.
Georgia Southern is never without a competitive golf team. Considering that, The Eagles are always able to draw great competition in the annual Schenkel Invitational.
Georgia Southern turned an inauspicious start to its Sun Belt season into a fun Friday night.
The early days of this week have been filled with low temperatures that have apparently served as the entirety of Statesboro's winter.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - The Atlanta Falcons have bolstered their defensive line by agreeing to terms with two-time Pro Bowler Dontari Poe.
ATHENS, Ga. - The decisions by running backs Nick Chubb and Sony Michel to return for their senior seasons left a thin class of Georgia prospects ...
Georgia Southern extended its basketball season by taking part in the opening round of the College Basketball Invitational Wednesday evening. Unfortunately for the Eagles, this ...
Since dropping their first two games of the season, Southeast Bulloch's been the hottest teams in the county.
This year's NCAA Tournament has a chance to be just as good as 2016, when Kris Jenkins capped March Madness the most dramatic way ...
The NCAA Tournament gives top players from one-bid leagues the opportunity to share the spotlight with the major-conference performers who have garnered more attention all ...
ORLANDO, Fla. - The photo was never published out of respect for Arnold Palmer.
For the first time since 2006, Georgia Southern will be playing postseason, national tournament basketball.
INDIANAPOLIS - J.J. Redick vividly recalls how it began, with some hecklers at his first road game for Duke. Over time, Redick remembers the chants ...
SAN ANTONIO - Spurs forward LaMarcus Aldridge will be out indefinitely due to a minor heart arrhythmia, the latest occurrence of heart issues for the five-time ...
Entering the postseason, it was clear that Georgia Southern had caught a bit of a break.