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GSU wins SoCon title 31-10 over Wofford E-mail
The Georgia Southern Eagles captured their 1st Southern Conference title in 7 years as they knocked off Wofford 31-10 in Spartenburg behind a 3 TD effort from QB Jaybo Shaw.
GSU falls to Appalachian State 24-17 E-mail
The Georgia Southern offensive struggles combined with the defense giving up a few big plays proved costly as the #1 Eagles fell in Boone NC to #5 Appalachian State 24-17.
Georgia Southern over Presbyterian 48-14 E-mail
The Georgia Southern Eagles avoided looking ahead to next weeks matchup with Appalachian State as they knocked off Presbyterian 48-14. The Eagles erupted for 4 TD's and a field goal in the 2nd quarter and were able to rest their starters for most of the 2nd half in piling up over 500 yards of offense in the win.
GA Southern over Furman 50-20 E-mail
The #1 ranked Georgia Southern Eagles scored the most points against the Furman Pallidins in the 2 schools long history as they defeated the Pallidins 50-20 behind a balanced offensive attack led by Johnathan Bryant who had 95 yards rushing and 1 score while Jaybo Shaw added 2 touchdowns on the ground.
GSU survives winning 28-27 over UTC E-mail
The Georgia SOuthern Eagles built a 21-7 halftime lead but had to hold off a 2nd half Chattanooga rally as a failed 2 point conversion with less than 2 minutes to play gave the undefeated Eagles a 28-27 win.
Georgia Southern rolls past WCU 52-20 E-mail
The Georgia Southern Eagles rolled up nearly 700 yards of total offense and had 3 backs rush for over 100 yards and other rush for 99 as the #1 ranked Georgia SOuthern Eagles defeated Western Carolina 52-20 Saturday at Paulson Stadium
GSU rolls past Tusculum 62-21 E-mail
In a game reminicent of Georgia Southern games of old the Eagles pulled out to an early 21-0 lead over Tusculum, the Pioneers rallied for 2 score and then the Eagles put them away in the 2nd hald in route to a 62-21 victory that improved GSU to 2-0 on the season. A balances attack was led by JJ Wilcox on the ground with 97 yards rushing and 1 TD and Jaybo SHaw through the air with 181 yards passing and 1 TD, The Eagles piled up 530 total yards of offense in the game and had 7 different players score TD's.
GA Southern downs Samford 31-17 E-mail
The Georgia Southern Eagles overcame a sluggish statr and 4 fumbles as they pulled away from the Samford Bulldogs in the 2nd half and went on for a season opening 31-17 victory.  Robert Brown led the way with 140 yards and 1 td while Jerrick McKinnon played both slotback and quarterback in picking up 80 yards and 2 scores as the Eagles aso snapped a 3 game losing streak to Samford in the process.
Statesboro downs Brunswick 35-14 E-mail
The last 3 meetings between Statesboro High and Brunswick have gone down to the wire.  Friday's match up looked to be much the same as Brunswick opened an 8-0 lead.  Statesboro responded with 14 unanswered points followed by Brunswick tying the game and Statesboro retaking a 21-14 halftime lead.  The Blue Devils seemed to make some halftime adjustments and shut out the Pirates 14-0 in the 2nd half en route to a 35-14 win.  DeQuan Daniels scored 2 TD's as did Michael Summers while the Statesboro defense picked off 4 passes in helping the offense with field position.  Statesboro will next head out of town and out of region play as they travel to Washington County.
Portal shuts out Southeast Bulloch 9-0 E-mail
The David NeSmith era got off on a winning note as the Portal Panthers won the Battle of Bulloch County by a score of 9-0 in Brooklet Friday night. Corey Walker scored the lone touchdown for the Panthers who will next host Metter Sept. 2.
Statesboro High begins volleyball program E-mail
Bob Massee has coached football and soccer in Bulloch County but his real love is volleyball. A highly regarded beach volleyball player Massee now has the oportunity he's been waiting for as he is heading up the first ever girls volleyball team at Statesboro High School.
Area football coaches look to beat the heat E-mail

With temperatures soaring to triple digits on a regular basis area football coaches are taking measures to beat the heat including special heat sensors in the helmets of Georgia Southern football players.

Melton strengthening Eagle football program E-mail
Most head coach's 1st phone calls upon being hired are to potential offensive and defensive coordinators.  For Georgia Southern head coach Jeff Monken his 1st call was to one of his fellow assistants under Paul Johnson Tom Melton whom he wanted to head up the Eagle strength and conditioning program.  That call has proved very benefitial as the football players continue to improve in the weight room and on the football field.
Monkey Joes opens doors to special needs families E-mail

Statesboro's Monkey Joes is already a hot spot  for area kids, it's also becomming a popular place for families with special needs children as the 1st Tuesday of each month Monkey Joes closes their doors to the general public, and opens their doors for free admission to families with special needs children.

Pennington takes over at Julia P. Bryant E-mail

With Shawn Haralson leaving to take over the reigns at Portsl Middle/HS the Bulloch County BOE didn't have to look far for his replacement as assistant principal Nate Pennington was named as the new JPB principal.

Amy Jackson 1st visit to court E-mail
Former Bulloch County teacher Amy Jackson is still waiting on her arraignment and this week she had her first day in court as she met with Deputy Magistrate Karen Jones. Jackson now awaits a bond hearing and remains in custody at the Bulloch County Jail.
Haralson takes over at Portal Middle/HS E-mail

Portal Middel/High welcomed students back to school and also welcomed new Princpal Shawn Haralson as their new Principal.

1st Day of school in Bulloch County E-mail
Bulloch County once again saw long lines outside area schools as Monday marked the 1st day of school for area public schools.
Teacher arrested for having sex with student E-mail
Amy Jackson a 35 year old Language Arts teacher at William James Middle School was arrested Wednesday and charged with among other things statutory rape and child molestation of her 14 year old student.  Bulloch County supertendent of schools Dr. Lewis Holloway held a press conference Wed. afternoon addressing the matter where among other things he said the school board may soon institute stricter rules regarding social networking between students and teachers.
GSU golfer Sharkey dies in house fire E-mail

The Georgia Southern golf team lot one of their few returning players this week as Thomas Sharkey died in a fire in his parents home in Scotland.  The fire, which has been ruled arson, also claimed the life of his 8 year old sister and left both his parents in critical condition. Sharkey was scheduled to play in the Scottish Amateur beginning Tuesday. He competed in seven events for Georgia Southern during the 2010-11 season, including his best outing at the Schenkel Invitational at Forest Heights Country Club in Statesboro.

Georgia Southern holds womens soccer camp E-mail
1st year Georgia Southern head coach Lyndsey Vanderspiegel has yet to coach a game in Statesboro but has already found success on the field as she had around 100 high school age players on hand for her 1st ever camp at Georgia Southern.
Carol White kicking academy held at Georgia Southern E-mail
The annual Carol White kicking academy was held this week on the Georgia Southern campus.  White was hired in 1985 by then GA Tech head coach Bill Curry and became the 1st female head coach at the Division 1 level.  She now travels the Southeast holding various academys where she gives kicking and punting instruction.
4th of July celebration held at Mill Creek Park E-mail
The annual Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department's ndependence day celebration was held this week at Mill Creek Regional Park
GSU breaks ground on Biology building E-mail
Georgia Southern kicked off contruction of a new $37 million building that  will upgrade their biology classrooms and labs with a groundbreaking that featured Governor Nathan Deal.
Author of Seal Team 6 in Statesboro E-mail
Howard Wasdin the author of the book Seal Team 6 was recently in Statesboro as he spoke to members of the Georgia Boys State who were on the Georgia Southern campus.
BA sees to Gator athletes sign letters of intent E-mail
2 Bulloch Academy athletes have decided where they will be heading to college next fall.  Baseball standout Win Lee will be playing for the same school his grandfather both coached and played at at Georgia Southern, while football standout James Brack is heading up to Kentucky Christian where he'll be playing for former NFL defensive back/receiver Mike Furrey.
GSU baseball falls to No. Florida 7-3 E-mail
The Georgia Southern Eagles finished with a midweek non-conference split as after beating Jacksonville 20-7 they lost to North Florida Wednesday night 7-3.  Up next the Eagles travel to Western Carolina this weekend for a 3 game Southern Confewrence series.
GSU baseball pounds Jacksonville 20-7 E-mail
The Georgia Southern Eagles don't play Jacksonville in football for another 2 years but the baseball team put up football like numbers as they beat the Dolphins 20-7 Tuesday evening.
Local youngsters Stirrup Some Fun thanks to SBCPRD E-mail

The Statesboro Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department is once again saddling up for their therapeutic horse riding program known as Stirrup Some Fun which gives children with various degrees of disabilities a chance at riding horses.

Sea Island Bank honors graduates E-mail

Sea Island Bank helped congratulate all honors graduates in Bulloch County with the 30th annual honors luncheon held Tuesday at 1st Baptist Church.

Georgia Southern ROTC honored E-mail

The Georgia Southern football team is known for winning back to back championships having completed that task 3 different times.  Recently the GSU ROTC joined them in that accomplishment as they were awarded the MacArthur Award.

Georgia Southern University’s Army ROTC program has been named one of the best in the nation by the U.S. Army Cadet Command and the Gen. Douglas MacArthur Foundation.

The Eagle Battalion has been honored with the MacArthur Award.  The award is given to only eight ROTC battalions nationwide every year. This is the second year in a row that the Eagle Battalion has received the award.

Eagles hold final scrimmage of Spring E-mail
The Georgia Southern football team held their final scrimmage of the Spring in preparation for Friday night's Blue/White game.  Facing a rash of off season injuries Head Coach Jeff Monken is just hopefull to get through the next few days with the team as healthy as possible.
Former Blue Devil Justin Houston in Statesboro E-mail
Former Statesboro Blue Devil and current University of Georgia standout linebacker Justin Houston was recently in Statesboro amd spoke about being up for a number of Conference and National awards as well as his possible future at UGA.
The Clubhouse at Hackers family fun opening Friday E-mail
Splash in the Boro water park gives people in the Bulloch and surrounding area family fun in the Summer but starting Friday Oct. 18 there will be family fun year round at The Clubhouse at Hackers Golf Park. The family fun center features a 20 lane bowling alley, lazer tag, arcade games, and a full sevice restraunt with something for everyone.
Price in hunt at McGladrey Classic E-mail
Former Georgia Southern golfer Aron Price continues to improve his chances at securing a PGA Tour card for 2011 as he fired a 4 under 66 in the opening round of the McGladrey Classic at St. Simons Island.
OTC hosts Chamber education luncheon E-mail
Ogeechee Technical College was the site for the annual Statesboro Bulloch Chamber of Commerce education luncheon featuring our area education leaders: OTC President Dr. Dawn Cartee, GSU President Dr. Brooks Keel, East GA College President Dr. John Black and Buloch County superintendent of schools Dr. Lewis Holloway.
Controversy at City Hall E-mail
The saga of whether or not members of Statesboro City Council plan on voting out City Manager Shane Haynes continued this week as a meeting in executive session to discuss Haynes removal was postponed and it looks as though a resolution will finally occur at the next planned meeting next month.
Evidence of Civil War POW Camp found thanks to GSU effort E-mail

Evidence of a Civil War POW Camp in Millen's Magnolia Springs State Park was recently found thanks to an effort from Georgia Southern University's anthropology faculty and staff.

Mill Creek Elementary makes AYP 11th straight year E-mail

Mill Creek Elementary has seen 3 different principals over the past 11 years but one thing remains the same, they've made AYP for 11 straight years.

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