FORT MYERS, Fla. - Georgia Southern softball picked up a historic victory Friday afternoon with a 1-0 win over Southern Illinois in the opening game of the FGCU/LaQuinta Inn at the Airport Tournament. Junior Sarah Purvis tossed the first perfect game in program history in the weekend's opening game, facing the minimum of 21 batters. In game two, the Eagles took advantage of a late Wichita State error to force extra innings and won, 4-3, in eight innings.
Georgia Southern's baseball team is coming off a second-straight appearance in the Southern Conference Tournament championship game and its third in the past four years.
Annie Smith set the bar pretty high in her first year as Georgia Southern's softball coach.
When you ask Georgia Southern's new athletic director, Tom Kleinlein, what skill is most important for any AD, he quickly answers with one word: "Communication."
Super Bowl sets a record for TV ratings NEW YORK (AP) - The Baltimore Ravens' victory over the San Francisco 49ers has set a record for highest overnight ratings in Super Bowl history, the Nielsen company reported Monday. Nielsen reported the game scored a 48.1 rating and 71 share in its select measurement of big cities. That's 1 percent over a similar measurement in last year's game. For three years in a row, the Super ...
NEW ORLEANS - Working separately, John and Jim Harbaugh guided their teams to the Super Bowl. They will be on opposite sidelines Sunday, John as head coach of the Baltimore Ravens and Jim with the San Francisco 49ers.
NEW ORLEANS - The Baltimore Ravens' reputation for trash-talking arrived at the Super Bowl before they did.
ATLANTA - Construction began Monday on the new College Football Hall of Fame in downtown Atlanta.
OWINGS MILLS, Md. - Maybe Delaware is the new Quarterback U. When Joe Flacco takes the field with the Baltimore Ravens against San Francisco, he'll be the second former Blue Hens quarterback to start a Super Bowl. Rich Gannon was the first with Oakland 10 years ago. That's more than powerhouses USC, Texas, Oklahoma and Florida combined. It's one more than Miami, Michigan, Tennessee, Penn State, Florida State, Syracuse, Nebraska and Pitt. Stanford, UCLA, BYU, ...
FLOWERY BRANCH - Mike Smith walked into the room, rubbed his white hair and sat down at the podium.
This Super Bowl will be filled with firsts - and one significant last. The Harbaughs, San Francisco's Jim and Baltimore's John, will be the first pair of brothers to coach against each other in the NFL title game. Quarterbacks Colin Kaepernick of the 49ers and Joe Flacco of the Ravens each will be playing in his first Super Bowl - where success is the ultimate measure of elite QBs. It'll be Baltimore's first crack at ...
ATLANTA - Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank will watch his team host an NFC championship game for the first time Sunday, and if he gets his way, he'll soon be sitting in the owner's box of a $1 billion, retractable-roof stadium downtown.
LAIE, Hawaii - People in the small Hawaii hometown of Manti Te'o are offering support for the Notre Dame linebacker, after the story of his girlfriend and her death from leukemia were revealed as a hoax.
The Georgia Southern Dugout Club membership drive is in full swing. Membership starts at $35 and at the triple level includes a 30-game flex plan. The single level includes a GSU baseball sticker and a GSU Dugout Club hat, while the double level adds a GSU magnet and free admission to a monthly pre-game social as well as an autographed baseball for a $75 donation. The home run level includes a GSU baseball polo and ...
AUSTIN, Texas - Lance Armstrong has finally come clean. Armstrong confessed to doping during an interview with Oprah Winfrey taped Monday, just a couple of hours after a wrenching apology to staff at the Livestrong charity he founded and has now been forced to surrender. The day ended with 2 1/2 hours of questions from Winfrey at a downtown Austin hotel, where she said the world's most famous cyclist was "forthcoming" as she asked him ...
DECATUR, Ill. -Georgia Southern head football coach Jeff Monken is among six people in 2013 induction class for the Millikin University Athletic Hall of Fame.
Georgia Southern opens its final season of Southern Conference play at 7 p.m. Saturday when it faces Wofford at Spartanburg, S.C., in a battle of ranked teams.
STATESBORO - Brittany Northcutt led Georgia with 11 kills as the Bulldogs held Georgia Southern to an .078 hitting percentage to earn a 3-0 volleyball victory over the Eagles on Tuesday night in Hanner Fieldhouse.
Georgia Southern remained at No. 10 in the Sports Network football poll this week after Saturday's 59-17 win over St. Francis in Statesboro, according to gseagles.com.
Georgia Southern will seek its second straight win to open the season when it hosts St. Francis (Pa.) at
As the 2013 season approaches, it's starting to sink in for the Eagle Nation that there will be 11 games for the Georgia Southern Eagles, no more, no less.
Three years in the weight room can do you a lot of good. Just ask Garrett Frye.
Georgia Southern's scrimmage on Saturday at Paulson Stadium wasn't about scoring, it was about filling out the depth chart on the final day of fall camp.
It wouldn't be too much of a stretch to refer to Georgia Southern as "Defensive Back U."
There were some new faces getting in on the action Saturday morning when the Georgia Southern Eagles held a scrimmage at Paulson Stadium.
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