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Summers, Eagles trying to turn it around in 2017

When it comes to Sun Belt media day, those interested in Georgia Southern never have to dig too far to find a big story.

July 24, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Spieth back on top

SOUTHPORT, England - Jordan Spieth was happy enough to see his name on the claret jug without wondering where he fit in among the rest of the British Open champions whose names are engraved on the oldest trophy in golf.

July 24, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Spieth takes lead into final round

SOUTHPORT, England - Jordan Spieth is one round away from the third leg of the career Grand Slam, and one year removed from a reminder that it won't be easy.

July 22, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Eagle Fan Fest set

The annual Meet the Eagles Fan Fest will be held on Friday, Aug. 4 at Allen E. Paulson Stadium. Gates will open at 5 p.m. and the football team will hold an open scrimmage from 6-8 p.m. at Paulson Stadium before the event. The Fan Fest will begin shortly after the scrimmage is completed and will last approximately 90 minutes. The public is invited to the scrimmage and fans will be allowed to come on the field at 8 p.m., or when the scrimmage is over. The North Concourse will be the only side open and fans ...

July 22, 2017 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Hot, humid weather to play big part in PDL championship

South Georgia Tormenta FC and Statesboro are ready to host the Premier Development League's Eastern Conference playoffs. And while the semifinal matches don't kick off until tonight, the competition is already underway.

July 21, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Freeze's fall at Ole Miss partially traced to Nutt's suit

The man whom Hugh Freeze replaced as Mississippi's football coach was at least partially responsible for Freeze's stunning downfall.

July 21, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Dempsey at home 1 goal from record; US team in Gold Cup semi

ARLINGTON, Texas - Clint Dempsey is back in his home state of Texas, one goal away from a national scoring record for the United States team that is one win from playing in another CONCACAF Gold Cup final.

July 21, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Countdown to kickoff: Burning questions for every SBC team

This is the first installment in a series of 'Countdown to kickoff' columns that will run over the next month. In the series, each Sun Belt team will go under the microscope in respect to questions for the 2017 season, strengths and weaknesses, predicted records and more.

July 20, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Top teams in Eastern Conference square off in the Boro

Some of the best amatuer soccer in the country will make its way to Erk Russell Athletic Park this weekend as Statesboro plays host to the Premier Development League's Eastern Conference playoffs on Saturday and Sunday.

July 20, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


The Alps behind him, Froome has one hand on Tour win No. 4

COL D'IZOARD, France - On the highest mountain-top finish of the 104th Tour de France, in a rocky moonscape where the air thins, only the hardiest organisms survive. A few pine trees, tough old grasses, some stubborn flowers and, now joining that rare breed, Chris Froome.

July 20, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Alex Bowman to replace Earnhardt Jr. in No. 88 car in 2018

INDIANAPOLIS - Dale Earnhardt Jr. got the replacement he wanted. Alex Bowman got his dream job.

July 20, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Statesboro STEAM getting serious about sports

Residents of Bulloch County are well aware of the Statesboro STEAM Academy, even if they have no idea what actually goes on inside the building on Northside Drive across from University Tire.

July 19, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Georgia Tech's Dedrick Mills named to preseason All-ACC football team

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Defending national champion Clemson leads all schools with five selections to the 2017 All-Atlantic Coast Conference Preseason Football Team announced on Wednesday.

July 19, 2017 | ACC Media Relations | Sports


Earnhardt Jr.'s wife says competing in Clash not worth risk

Anyone hoping to see Dale Earnhardt Jr. race in the Clash at Daytona next February got their answer from his wife.

July 19, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


GATAcast: Tyson Summers

July 18, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


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GATACast: 8.29.17 - Tyson Summers

Mike will sit down with Georgia Southern head football coach Tyson Summers each week throughout the Eagles' season.

August 29, 2017 | | Sports


Four days away

Just a little less than eight months after Georgia Southern ended its 2016 season with an upset victory over Troy, it's finally game week ...

August 28, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Flooding forces Astros; Texans to move home games

HOUSTON - Hurricane Harvey has forced both the Houston Astros and Houston Texans to play home games miles away from the flood-stricken city with players wondering ...

August 28, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Williams wins at US Open to stay in No. 1 hunt; Konta out

NEW YORK - Venus Williams stayed in the crowded hunt for the No. 1 ranking - even though she had no idea that she has a shot ...

August 28, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Smarter stats: Statesboro's offense awakens

Moral victories aren't for everyone, but in the case of Statesboro High School you'd like to think you'll take any morsel of ...

August 26, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


How will the SBC shake out?

This is the fifth and final installment in a series of 'Countdown to kickoff' columns that are leading up to Georgia Southern's season opener ...

August 26, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Bach says no immediate concerns for Pyeongchang Winter Games

BEIJING- International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach said Saturday he sees "no reason for any immediate concern" about tensions on the Korean Peninsula affecting next ...

August 26, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Snagged: AP sources say Cavs reviewing Irving-Thomas trade

CLEVELAND - Just when it appeared the Cavaliers' chaotic summer had calmed, there's a flare-up.

August 26, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Players Weekend means Yankees break with uniform tradition

NEW YORK (AP) - Batting cleanup and playing right field: All Rise.

August 25, 2017 | By MIKE FITZPATRICK AP Sports Writer | Sports


GS volleyball splits first two matches of season

FT. MYERS, Fla. – Lauren Reichard tallied 30 kills and 11 blocks as Georgia Southern split a pair of volleyball matches at the FGCU Hilton Garden ...

August 25, 2017 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Bizzare in Brooklet

Hardly ever is a two hour delay worth waiting out for a high school softball game, but Wednesday's matchup between Southeast Bulloch and Jenkins ...

August 23, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


UFC: Champ Jon Jones flagged for another failed doping test

LAS VEGAS - Jon Jones could face a lengthy suspension from mixed martial arts after the UFC light heavyweight champion was notified Tuesday of his second ...

August 23, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Supporters want Colin Kaepernick signed by NFL season start

NEW YORK - Supporters of former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who refused to stand for the national anthem to protest police brutality against blacks ...

August 23, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Photo Gallery: 2015 Georgia Southern Football

December 19, 2015 | Scott Bryant | Sports


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