Life as a Division-I college football player has plenty of demands. There are mandatory meals and study sessions, weight-lifting schedules, team meals and, of course, practices - not to mention the demands of the classroom. At Georgia Southern University, the least they can do is give the team a day off on the first day of classes. "It's definitely distracting, and that's why we don't practice on Monday," GSU coach Jeff Monken said. "We give ...
Saturday morning at Paulson Stadium, it was the first scrimmage of the fall, and that was the case for everyone - players, coaches, even referees.
STATESBORO - Geor- gia Southern's annual Meet the Eagles event is set for Saturday at Paulson Stadium. Members of the men's and women's soccer, volleyball and football teams will sign autographs beginning at 9 a.m., and the football team will scrimmage at 10:30 a.m. Fans also will have an opportunity to meet the cheerleaders, GUS the Eagle and each squad's head coach. Saturday also will be the first opportunity to pick up this season's team ...
FLOWERY BRANCH - As he prepares for his fifth season as starting quarterback of the Atlanta Falcons, Matt Ryan is grateful for all the rest he can get.
Mention quarterback battles to Georgia Southern quarterbacks coach Mitch Ware, who first began coaching the Eagles in 2002, and he'll answer the question before it's even asked.
LONDON - Gabby Douglas. Jessica Ennis. Missy Franklin. Ye Shiwen. And don't forget the Olympics' first female judo fighter from Saudi Arabia.
When you run an option offense, you had better have plenty of running backs. Georgia Southern has a bunch - 16 on the spring roster to be exact - and lost only two of 2011's biggest contributors during the offseason, Nico Hickey to graduation and J.J. Wilcox, who moved to defense. That leaves a lot of people trying to fill out a two-deep roster that has room for only six running backs. "Every one of ...
LONDON - There has, of course, been triumph - sideburned British cyclist Bradley Wiggins and powerhouse Chinese swimmer Ye Shiwen stand out. And defeat in many forms, from the near miss of American gymnast Jordyn Wieber's first, anguishing appearance to the Saudi judoka wiped from the Olympic landscape in just 82 seconds.
Place your bets at the window and take your seats. It's time to watch the Braves as they come roaring down the stretch.
LONDON (AP) - Make it a pair of golds for Gabby Douglas, who added the all-around title to the one she won with the U.S. team two nights ago.
Since the surprising announcement Friday that Georgia Southern University's Director of Athletics Sam Baker is relinquishing his duties, university President Brooks Keel has started looking to the future.
After 17 years as director of athletics at Georgia Southern University, Sam Baker will relinquish his duties as athletic director, according to a statement from the university Friday.
U.S. bantamweight gets boxing off to rousing start LONDON - U.S. bantamweight Joseph Diaz Jr. got the Olympic boxing tournament off to an entertaining start Saturday with a stylish 19-9 victory over Ukraine's Pavlo Ishchenko in the opening bout. An elite pro prospect, Diaz repeatedly snapped back Ishchenko's head with uppercuts and quick strikes during a dominant third round. Diaz earned a second-round bout Wednesday with Cuba's Lazaro Alvarez, the tournament's top-seeded boxer - but ...
ATHENS - Bulldog Nation will be in London for the 2012 Summer Olympics. The Athens Banner-Herald reports (http://bit.ly/MO2FY5 ) among those walking in the parade of athletes in Friday's opening ceremonies are more than two dozen athletes who are playing or played at the University of Georgia. The athletes, who include tennis player John Isner and shot putter Reese Hoffa, will compete in the Olympics starting Saturday. The athletes represent 11 countries and will ...
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Atlanta Falcons are making new plans at middle linebacker after losing Lofa Tatupu for the season because of a chest muscle injury.
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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