Stories by Donald Heath

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Monday, Dec. 10, 2012

Eagles attack won't surprise Bison

Georgia Southern usually has an advantage by running its unique triple-option offense against unsuspecting foes. Not against North Dakota State.
By Donald Heath

Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012

Georgia Southern's resilient season continues

NORFOLK, Va. — A game that could have gotten away Saturday didn’t, and a season that was already satisfactory is blooming toward spectacular.
By Donald Heath

Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012

Eagles rally to reach FCS semis

NORFOLK, Va. — Georgia Southern rallies to beat Old Dominion and reach the FCS semifinals.
By Donald Heath

Friday, Dec. 7, 2012

Georgia Southern prepares for shootout

Fifth-seeded Georgia Southern (9-3) uses the Football Championship Subdivision's top ground attack. Fourth-seeded Old Dominion (11-1) counters with the FCS's leading passing game.
By Donald Heath

Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012

Eagles' Wright has faced Old Dominion QB before

STATESBORO, Ga. - Georgia Southern's sophomore cornerback Nic Wright has some experience playing against Old Dominion quarterback Taylor Heinicke.
By Donald Heath

Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012

Eagles up against record-setting QB

Old Dominion quarterback Taylor Heinicke, an Atlanta native, will likely break the FCS single-season passing record during the quarterfinal game against Georgia Southern on Saturday.
By Donald Heath

Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012

Georgia Southern advances in playoffs

STATESBORO, Ga. — Georgia Southern defeated Central Arkansas 24-16 on Saturday in the FCS playoffs.
By Donald Heath

Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012

Georgia Southern hopes experience pays off

Coach Jeff Monken hopes the experience provides an edge when fifth-seeded Georgia Southern plays host to Southland Conference champion Central Arkansas on Saturday at 2 p.m. at Paulson Stadium.
By Donald Heath

Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012

Chop block turned game in Georgia's favor

A chop-penalty late in the first half swung the momentum in Georgia's favor in the victory over Georgia Southern.
By Donald Heath

Monday, Nov. 12, 2012

AD named at Georgia Southern

Tom Kleinlein was named Georgia Southern University's next athletic director.
By Donald Heath

Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012

No. 1 Eagles fall at home

Appalachian State quarterback Jamal Jackson hit Tony Washington with a 23-yard touchdown with 11:25 to play in the fourth quarter and the Mountaineers upset No. 1 Georgia Southern 31-28 Saturday.
By Donald Heath

Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012

Ex-Thomson defender stars at Georgia Southern

You have no reason to doubt Georgia Southern's Darius Eubanks when he says he doesn't know his statistics this season.
By Donald Heath

Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012

Ga. Southern explodes in second half

In dire need of a wakeup call, the alarm went off and so did Georgia Southern on Saturday afternoon at Paladin Stadium.
By Donald Heath

Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012

Eagles prevail over Terriers

STATESBORO, Ga. - Georgia Southern wore special camouflage uniforms as part of Military Appreciation Day on Saturday night at Paulson Stadium, and the Eagles came prepared to battle.
By Donald Heath

Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012

Ga. Southern QB makes most of start

STATESBORO, Ga. — Georgia Southern coach Jeff Monken wouldn’t commit to a starting quarterback. Sophomore Ezayi Youyoute finally got the nod. Good choice.
By Donald Heath

Thursday, Aug 30, 2012

Expectations high for Georgia Southern

The Sports Network and the FCS Coaches top 25 preseason polls ranked Georgia Southern third. Media and coaches in the Southern Conference picked the Eagles as favorites to win the league.
By Donald Heath

Thursday, April 5, 2012

Jackets season starts 'sloppy'

Savannah beat Augusta 3-2 in the season opener.
By Donald Heath

Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012

Ga. Southern fills offensive, secondary needs

STATESBORO, Ga. - Nardo Govan just felt like he belonged at Georgia Southern. He got that feeling after spending a recruiting trip weekend in Statesboro.
By Donald Heath

Saturday, Dec. 17, 2011

Eagles' run ends in rout

Georgia Southern struggled to finish drives in a semifinal loss to North Dakota State.
By Donald Heath

Friday, Dec. 16, 2011

Georgia Southern counting on experience

STATESBORO, Ga. - Georgia Southern's football players are a year older, a year wiser and a year hungrier. And they hope that will make all the difference this season.
By Donald Heath

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