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  1. Travis Jaudon: Georgia Southern football team's option attack has very few optionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 11 | SavannahNow

    A critical difference between Georgia Southern's option offensive attack and Troy's offense was exposed Saturday as the Trojans handled the Eagles 35-21 in Statesboro on senior day for 17 GS football players. Of course, the obvious component to the GS offense which sets it apart from most every other team in the country is its reliance on the running game through a triple-option scheme.

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  2. Georgia Southern football's Shai Werts: Offensive struggles at ULM are 'on me'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | SavannahNow

    A 44-25 loss at Louisiana Monroe on Saturday has the Georgia Southern Eagles picking up the pieces from a bad performance before hosting Troy in a big-time Sun Belt Conference East Division contest at Paulson Stadium at 1 p.m. Saturday. Georgia Southern still controls its destiny in the conference with three games remaining in the regular season before the Dec. 1 championship game.

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  3. Eagle Extras: Georgia Southern awaits first CFB Playoff rankings and more notes on the EaglesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 29 | SavannahNow

    The fruits of the labor from head coach Chad Lunsford and his staff are growing after Georgia Southern's 7-1 start to this football season. At 4-0 in the Sun Belt Conference, Georgia Southern is tied with Troy atop the East Division after the Eagles' big victory over Appalachian State last Thursday.

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  4. Travis Jaudon: Major opportunity awaits Eagles on Thursday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 21 | SavannahNow

    By the time that Georgia Southern takes on No. 25 Appalachian State Thursday night in Statesboro, it will have been 1,492 days since the Eagles last defeated the Mountaineers.

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  5. ELECTION: Stacey Abrams in Savannah, Statesboro today; Buddy Carter and Lisa Ring face off in forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2018 | SavannahNow

    This week, former House Democratic Leader and Democratic nominee for Governor Stacey Abrams launched the “We Are Georgia – Our Voices. Our Votes.

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  6. Eagle Extras: Georgia Southern news, notes and insightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2018 | SavannahNow

    Before the Georgia Southern football team earned its critical 28-21 win over Arkansas State on Saturday in the first Sun Belt Conference game for both teams, another big event took place at the Ted Smith Football Center overlooking Paulson Stadium in Statesboro. Nevaeh Williams, a 9-year-old from Guyton who was diagnosed with cancer in 2017, officially became a member of the Georgia Southern softball team when she signed a letter of intent during an afternoon ceremony.

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  7. Travis Jaudon: After Saturday's win, the Georgia Southern season has officially changedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2018 | SavannahNow

    A thrilling 28-21 victory on Saturday over preseason Sun Belt favorite Arkansas State has changed the entire season for Georgia Southern. The Eagles went into the game as three-point underdogs according to sportsbooks out of Las Vegas but when the lights at Paulson Stadium flicked on, head coach Chad Lunsford's team responded like a team that has its sights set on much more than a few regular season wins.

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  8. St. Pius X High School: Champions on and off the courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2018 | SavannahNow

    When Philip Cooper Jr. spoke to a local church basketball league this year, he showed them his Georgia Interscholastic Association Division A basketball championship trophy. “I showed them we won a state championship back in 1964,” the Savannah dentist said of his 1964 St. Pius X High School boys basketball team.

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  9. High Schools: Quick-strike scoring plays lift Effingham County over StatesboroRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2018 | SavannahNow

    Effingham County and host Statesboro were locked up in a physical defensive battle as the game was scoreless midway through the second quarter Friday night. But in span of 13 seconds, Effingham found the end zone twice to take control of a rugged game the Rebels would hang on to win 20-15 in a non-region match-up.

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  10. Chatham County unveils rebuilt Memorial StadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2018 | SavannahNow

    The new Memorial Stadium football field and surrounding facilities were unveiled to the public Thursday as county officials proudly held a ribbon cutting. The state-of-the art project was funded with SPLOST funds and cost $12.75 million.

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  11. Twenty indicted in federal drug trafficking, weapons investigation in StatesboroRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | SavannahNow

    Nineteen Statesboro-area residents and a  Mexican national were indicted on multiple felonies including drug distribution, illegal firearms possession and related offenses resulting from a more than two-year joint operation of federal, state and local law enforcement agencies. The multi-agency investigation began in 2015 as a result of citizen complaints about drug-trafficking activities and violent crime in Screven County and surrounding communities, including an unsolved homicide case, said spokesman Barry Paschal.

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  12. Georgia Southern presidential search panel hosts listening session at Armstrong campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2018 | SavannahNow

    One student showed up at a listening session the Georgia Southern University search committee held Tuesday on the Armstrong campus to solicit feedback and ideas about what characteristics the committee should look for in a new university president. Fortunately, he wasn't just any student.

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  13. JAUDON: New-look Georgia Southern offense is rollingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2018 | SavannahNow

    The obsession with the option-offense is apparent as soon as you cross into the Statesboro city limits. If you don't like the option-offense, you can just go ahead and see your way out.

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  14. Suspect in Statesboro kidnapping, sexual assault found dead in MetterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2018 | SavannahNow

    Bradley Justin Cochran, wanted in connection with a kidnapping and sexual assault, was found dead in Metter on Monday from an apparent suicide.  The  Candler County Sheriff's Office Georgia Bureau of Investigation on Sunday to investigate a kidnapping and sexual assault that occurred in Bulloch and Candler Counties. Preliminary information indicates that Cochran, armed with a knife, forcefully entered a vehicle occupied by three females at a grocery store in Statesboro, GBI spokeswoman Nelly Miles said.

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  15. Georgia Southern has scrimmage, fan fest Friday in SavannahRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2018 | SavannahNow

    As Georgia Southern prepares for the season-opening game on Sept. 1 at home versus South Carolina State, the Eagles will travel from Statesboro east on Interstate 16 on Friday to conduct the team's final scrimmage at the Armstrong Campus in Savannah in front of local fans.

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  16. Georgia Southern: Inside the Eagle option offense with Bob DeBesseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2018 | SavannahNow

    Georgia Southern fans have a special place reserved in their hearts for the option offense. More specifically, the Eagle faithful tend to prefer the triple-option attack be run from under center and not from shotgun – new offensive coordinator Bob DeBesse says his offense will operate as an option attack, but it will not be the same as a typical under-center option.

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  17. Savannah woman gets life for stabbing, killing boyfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | SavannahNow

    A Savannah woman on Friday was sentenced to life plus five years in prison for her murder conviction in the 2016 slaying of her boyfriend during a quarrel over her leaving him. Annette Collins Flood, 55,will be eligible for parole after serving at least 30 years of her term under the sentence imposed by Ogeechee Judicial Circuit Judge John R. Jones of Statesboro.

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  18. Georgia Southern's fall camp opens with first practice Friday as season opener approachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2018 | SavannahNow

    At 7:45 a.m. Friday, the Georgia Southern football team officially began its 2018 football season with the first of 25 fall camp practices before hosting South Carolina State in the Sept. 1 opener.

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  19. Travis Jaudon: First-year Eagles coach Lunsford heads to first media day with veteran demeanorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2018 | SavannahNow

    When Chad Lunsford took over the Georgia Southern football program last season on an interim basis, he set out to change a culture that had been molding quickly under the direction of former coach Tyson Summers. With only six games remaining after the dismissal of Summers following Georgia Southern's 55-20 loss at Massachusetts, Lunsford's Eagles went 2-4 down the stretch and improved a previously dismal offense along the way.

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  20. Editorial: GSU's Nickel looks to turn jeers into cheersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2018 | SavannahNow

    Eighteen short months ago, about 150 students, faculty and staff showered the woman then known as the University System of Georgia's “consolidation czar” with boos during an on-campus public meeting. They saw Nickel as the face of a hostile takeover - the merger of Armstrong with Georgia Southern.

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