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Georgia Southern Head Coach Mark Byington resigns in favor of James Madison

Amanda Arnold and Elijah Jackson

March 20, 2020

On Friday, Mark Byington resigned as Head Coach of the men’s basketball program in favor of James Madison University after seven years at Georgia Southern.“We want to thank Mark for his seven years of service to Georgia Southern...

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NCAA committee recommends eligibility relief for spring sport student-athletes

March 13, 2020

NCAA cancels March Madness along with remaining winter and spring championships

Elijah Jackson

March 12, 2020

The NCAA has announced that the Division I men’s and women’s 2020 basketball tournaments, as well as all remaining winter and spring NCAA championships have been cancelled in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19). The d...

Men’s basketball post season run cut short by the coronavirus

Elijah Jackson

March 12, 2020

The Sun Belt has decided to cancel the remaining games of the 2020 Sun Belt Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships in light of the concerns surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19).The announcement comes just an hour afte...

Jake Maples: From junior college to one of the top golf tournaments in the country

Amanda Arnold

March 11, 2020

If you’ve ever driven on Hood Road, you probably remember that you felt like you were in the middle of nowhere. The Georgia Southern University golf facility is located about ten minutes away from the campus and on one of the dee...

Women’s basketball takes early exit from Sun Belt Tournament

Amanda Arnold

March 11, 2020

The Georgia Southern women’s basketball team saw its season come to a close on Tuesday against Louisiana during the first round of the Sun Belt Tournament.“We dug ourselves into a hole in the first quarter, but we didn't g...

Georgia Southern baseball upsets No.3 Georgia for the second time this season, grabs series victory

Elijah Jackson

March 11, 2020

Game 1Georgia Southern baseball took down No. 4 Georgia, 6-3, at Foley Field in the first game of the three game series last Tuesday. Tyler Owens pitched almost seven inning innings for the Eagles in the first game. He allowe...

PREVIEW: Eagles travel to Lafayette for the first round of Sun Belt Tournament

Elijah Jackson

March 10, 2020

The Georgia Southern women’s basketball team will travel to play the University of Louisiana at Lafayette at 7 p.m. for the first round of the Sun Belt Tournament. On Saturday, GS played their final regular season game agai...

Weekend of March 6: What you missed in Georgia Southern athletics

Mitch Smith

March 10, 2020

Here’s what you missed this weekend in Georgia Southern Athletics…Men’s Basketball The men’s basketball team played Arkansas State last Tuesday and lost 76-75 by a late free throw. Women’s BasketballThe women’s basketball team p...

Eagles defeat Louisiana after huge comeback and advance to conference quarterfinals

Amanda Arnold

March 9, 2020

The Georgia Southern men’s basketball team defeated Louisiana, 82-81, in the second round of the Sun Belt Tournament at home on Monday after a valiant and collaborative comeback.“One of the things, special things, about the...

Spain-bred tennis player goes from playing in the Spanish Federation to Sun Belt

Sarah Smith

March 9, 2020

“In Spain, you compete for yourself,” Senior Paula Boixader said. She knew that things would be different when she left everything she knew in Barcelona, Spain to play tennis at the collegiate level in America. She didn’...

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