MILLEN - The Portal Panthers came into Friday night's matchup with the Jenkins County Eagles with nothing to prove. A playoff spot already secured, the Panthers could do no worse than the No. 3 seed in region 3-A regardless of the outcome.
Junior quarterback Jordan Walker threw four first-half touchdown passes as Bulloch Academy jumped out to a 35-0 halftime lead and cruised to a 49-22 victory over GISA Region 2-AA rival Memorial Day School Friday night.
No doubt, 10th-ranked Furman has a lot on the line in today's matchup against Georgia Southern. And despite their highly unexpected 3-6 record, so do the Eagles.
When Furman and Georgia Southern meet there's usually something more than pride at stake.
Tonight at Fred Shaver Field in Brooklet, two football teams with two different goals will meet in their regular season finale. For the homestanding Yellow Jackets of Southeast Bulloch, tonight is senior night, and one last chance at a win. For the Gamecocks of Screven County, a win could mean a trip to the postseason and revenge for last year's loss in Sylvania to rival SEB.
Going out on a positive note will be the aim of the Bulloch Academy Gators tonight as they host Memorial Day School at Gator Alley.
Though the Portal Panthers are already assured a playoff spot. Don't expect them to take tonight off against the struggling Eagles of Jenkins County.
Nesbitt drafted by Los Angeles of NBA-D league SECAUCUS, N.J. - Former Georgia Southern men's basketball all-American Elton Nesbitt has been selected in the sixth round of the 2006 NBA Development League Draft by the Los Angeles D-Fenders. The first-year franchise, associated with the Los Angeles Lakers of the NBA and led by Coach Dan Panaggio, opens play Nov. 24 at Anaheim. Nesbitt was named the Southern Conference Player of the ...
When it comes to Georgia Southern football, there's nothing quite like the Eagles' rivalry with Furman.
With the 2006 regular season of high school football officially drawing to a close Friday night, two area teams have clinched a playoff spot and another still has its hopes riding on the season finale. Here's a look at all the possibilities. Statesboro Statesboro is 9-0 and 8-0 in region 3-AAAA. All that means right now is that the No. 2 Blue Devils will be home for at least the first ...
Now that Appalachian State has its ticket to the postseason, the top-ranked Mountaineers have a new goal - securing home-field advantage for the playoffs.
Tiffany Brown is back. After spending the second half of the 2005-2006 season off the team due to an academic suspension, Brown has rejoined the Georgia Southern Lady Eagles for her junior season, and has already been named to the preseason All-Conference team. "I'm glad to be back," said the 5-foot-5 guard from Waxhaw, N.C. "I'm ready to get back out and play and win some games." As a freshman in 2004, ...
GREENVILLE, S.C. - Three different Spartans scored in a 3-0, UNC Greensboro victory over the Eagles, Sunday afternoon, en route to a repeat, Southern Conference Tournament Championship at Eugene Stone Stadium. Georgia Southern finished its outstanding season as the runner-up.
Apparently, there is an option. And on Saturday, Wofford's option offense ran over Georgia Southern as the Terriers cruised to a 28-10 win before a season-low 12,486 fans at Paulson Stadium. The loss - the Eagles' third straight and sixth of the season- guaranteed just the second losing season in Georgia Southern's modern era. The defeat was the fourth home loss this year under first-year Eagle coach Brian VanGorder. Prior to ...
Of Georgia Southern's 14 possessions Saturday, one drive pretty much summed up the Eagles' day.