Alexis Mercer was named a Silver Scholar by the Peach Belt Conference, one of 89 Armstrong Atlantic State University athletes to be named to the PBC presidential honor roll.
Georgia Southern's new videoboard and sound system at Allen E. Paulson Stadium was installed nearly one year exactly to the date of the demolition of the old scoreboard.
Ryan Frederick was one of 16 Georgia Southern University student-athletes to be placed on the Southern Conference's academic all-conference team for the spring semester.
It's likely been a busier offseason than Willie Fritz thought he'd have when he took over as head coach of the Georgia Southern football program in January. It started with a clean slate.
The movement on Georgia Southern's football two-deep has continued into the offseason, as the loss of a running back has appeared to cause a chain reaction on offense.
Kickoff times for Georgia Southern's two Thursday night games on ESPNU have been announced with both games set for 7:30 p.m. eastern starts. Both the Eagles' Sun Belt Conference home opener vs. Appalachian State on Sept. 25 and Oct. 30 contest vs. Troy place Georgia Southern on the national network during prime time.
For years, Georgia Southern and Georgia State competed as conference rivals, going head-to-head in every sport. Even after Georgia Southern left the now-extinct Trans America Athletic Conference, the two programs battled almost yearly in baseball, though they haven't met since 2007 - a two-game Georgia Southern sweep. They last met in basketball this past season, though they didn't go head-to-head for nearly 14 years.
The state's three newest Division I football programs are finding that their schools' other athletic achievements are helping to cast a light on their endeavors.
MACON-It's a season of change for the Georgia Southern University football team.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Georgia Southern's run through the postseason finally ran out of steam.
Winning the first game in the NCAA regionals makes things a whole lot easier, there's no doubt about that. Drop the first one, and you're facing elimination for the rest of the weekend.
Georgia Tech, which Sunday claimed the program's second ACC title in three years and ninth overall, has earned its 30th all-time berth in the NCAA Tournament. The Yellow Jackets are the No. 3 seed in Oxford, Miss., and will face No. 2 seed Washington today at 4 p.m. on ESPN3 at Oxford-University Stadium.
Georgia Southern University head football coach Willie Fritz has announced the dates for seven Eagle Invasion football evaluation camps in June, with locations across the state. Fritz and the Eagle coaching staff will direct the camps and provide college-level instruction with practices to emphasize the competitive physical and technical skills required for college student-athletes.
Season tickets for Georgia Southern University's inaugural home campaign in the Football Bowl Subdivision and Sun Belt are on sale online at GSEagles.com, by phone at 1-800-GSU-WINS and in person at the athletics ticket office at 203 Lanier Dr. in Statesboro.
Georgia Southern University Athletic Director Tom Kleinlein made a bold prediction during a visit Thursday with Effingham County's Eagle Club.
Georgia Southern Eagles fans are welcome to view Georgia Southern's six national championship trophies in their new home following the football operations center ribbon cutting Saturday at 9 a.m. Self-guided tours through the new facility begin at 9:30 a.m. and conclude 15 minutes prior to the start of the "Meet the Eagles" autograph signing event at 11 a.m. on the Paulson Stadium north concourse.
STATESBORO-It's fair to say that after Georgia Southern's first fall scrimmage, there's competition for the quarterback spot. Kevin Ellison showed his command of the offense, but Favian Upshaw put his speed and agility on display on Saturday morning at Paulson Stadium.
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.
Join Georgia Southern University student-athletes at the Statesboro Mall on Saturday and have a chance to win Georgia Southern football tickets.
If the Georgia Southern Eagles wanted to, they could start a senior at each position on the offensive line.
A new starting quarterback and a new defensive coordinator don't have University of Georgia head football coach Mark Richt fretful in the least bit.
There are plenty of reasons Paul Johnson is eager to start the 2014 football season. And putting behind what has been a busier-than-usual offseason may not have a lot to do with it.
Scott Farmer has a unique perspective on Georgia Southern's transition from the Football Championship Subdivision to the Football Bowl Subdivision Sun Belt Conference.
NEW ORLEANS - The one word that was thrown around all day was "unknown."
NEW ORLEANS-Georgia Southern University eniors Garrett Frye and Edwin Jackson were named Monday to the Sun Belt preseason football all-conference second team on offense and defense, respectively.
After tying for the regular season championship last year, UL Lafayette and Arkansas State have been picked to finish first and second in the 2014 Sun Belt football preseason coaches' poll.
Six new members will be inducted into the Georgia Southern University Athletics Hall of Fame on Oct. 11.
Matt Mumme wasn't looking to become a head coach under the circumstances by which he took over the LaGrange College football program.
Georgia Southern Director of Golf Larry Mays has announced he has named Emily Kuhfeld women's golf coach.
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