There were several moments that old-school Georgia Southern fans must've smiled Saturday when Willie Fritz's Georgia Southern Eagles played North Carolina State.
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Liberty County eked out a 10-9 win over Bradwell on Friday at Olvey Field in a game filled with mistakes and penalties. But there were some positives for both squads.
The Long County High School football team fell to Tattnall County, 23-14, on Friday in Ludowici.
First Presbyterian Christian Academy fell to 0-2 Friday by losing to Briarwood Academy, 52-20, in Warrenton.
The Long County High School softball team's skid continued Thursday as the Lady Tide fell to Bacon County, 1-0, for their third loss in a row.
The Bradwell Institute Lady Tigers fell to the South Effingham Lady Mustangs, 11-0, in three innings Thursday in Springfield.
RALEIGH, N.C. - Georgia Southern's Kevin Ellison fumbled on the 1-yard line trying to score a touchdown that would have put the game away, and N.C. State scored a pair of touchdowns in the final 6:55 to beat the Eagles, 24-23, on Saturday at Carter-Finley Stadium.
RALEIGH, N.C. - After Kevin Ellison fumbled on the 1-yard line in the fourth quarter Saturday against N.C. State - a play that resulted in a 99-yard touchdown drive and a momentum swing that led to a 24-23 win for the Wolfpack - Georgia Southern head coach Willie Fritz didn't want to challenge the ruling.
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According to the Sydney Morning Herald and Libertyballers.com, former Liberty County high School and University of Tennessee basketball star Jordan McRae has signed with Australia's Melbourne United.
The Lady Panther softball team went 1-1 on Thursday in their Region 3-AAAA home opener - a double-header against Burke County.
The fifth annual Sunbury 5K, to benefit the Wounded Warriors Project and the American Diabetes Association, has been set for 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, and organizer Patrick Boyle said he can't believe participants will be marking the race's fifth anniversary.
The Long County High School football team fell Friday, 23-14, to cross-county rival Tattnall County.
Liberty County High School gets to keep the Commissioner's Cup one more year after beating Bradwell, 10-9, at Olvey Field on Friday night.
Bradwell Institute alum LaBaron Anthony and former Liberty County High School Panther Jeremy Caldwell-Fabregas had good weekends on the field for the University of West Alabama Tigers' football team.
After suffering a 29-0 loss to Wayne County last Friday in Jesup in its Region 3-AAAA opener, Liberty County gets to rest their wounds with a bye week.
The Bradwell Institute Lady Tigers fell to the Statesboro High Lady Blue Devils, 10-6, in a Region 3-AAAAA makeup game Saturday in Statesboro.
There's at least one trend being reversed at Georgia Southern by first-year head coach Willie Fritz, who came to Statesboro with 21 years of experience.
NEW ORLEANS - Georgia Southern sophomore quarterback Kevin Ellison earned his second Sun Belt Conference Offensive Player of the Week honor Monday after leading the Eagles to a 2-0 mark with a 34-14 win over Appalachian State Thursday night.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern softball head coach Annie Smith has named Chelsea Leonard to the program's coaching staff as the new pitching coach.