Georgia Southern tabs Burg as new men’s basketball coach

Georgia Southern is reportedly set to name Texas Tech assistant Brian Burg as the new men's basketball coach in Statesboro.

  SCHSL further suspends sports after McMaster’s order

Eagle AD Benko talks COVID-19 impact, men’s hoops coaching search

Panthers officially release Cam Newton

  COVID-19 concerns cross borders for Tormenta FC

  41st annual St. Patrick’s Day regatta races go on as planned

Former Gamecock details ordeal to get home from overseas

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Georgia Southern football issues “quarantine combine” challenge

  Lowcountry sports teams feel impact of RBC Heritage cancellation

Details of Georgia Southern Athletic Director Jared Benko’s contract

Mark Byington leaving Georgia Southern to be next head coach at James Madison University

Tom Brady joins the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Saints head coach Sean Payton tests positive for coronavirus

Savannah Bananas 2020 season going on as planned

Thursday the owners of the Savannah Bananas, Jesse and Emily Cole, gave an update on their upcoming season in light of the coronavirus.

Eagle baseball superfan reacts to season’s cancellation

Having attended "thousands" of Georgia Southern baseball games in his life, Parker Wynn is sad to see the 2020 season end due to the coronavirus.

GHSA suspends athletic activities through March 31

The Georgia High School Association is suspending all athletic events for the next two weeks, but isn't canceling the spring seasons yet.

PGA Tour canceling more events, including the RBC Heritage

he PGA Tour has decided to cancel more upcoming events, including the RBC Heritage held in Hilton Head.

Panthers give Cam Newton permission to seek trade

Six-time Super Bowl champion Tom Brady leaving Patriots

Sun Belt cancels athletics for remainder of 2019-20 academic year

Area golfers play through COVID-19 concerns

SCHSL suspends sports through April 5

Cost of canceling: pause on sporting events impacts officials, tournament directors

  The game goes on: Bluffton High hosts softball double-header amid COVID-19 concerns

As sporting events worldwide are cancelled or postponed due to the coronavirus, Bluffton High School was an exception today.

  Eagles host Pro Day hours before NFL pulls plug

NFL teams came from all over the country to watch kicker Tyler Bass, cornerback Kindle Vildor, and the rest of the Eagles.

Area schools respond to GHSA recommendation to suspend sports

Southeast Georgia school districts are repsonding to the GHSA's call to indefinitely suspend sports due to coronavirus.

  The Masters, NASCAR races postponed due to coronavirus

Augusta National said Friday that next month’s The Masters golf tournament has been postponed.

Start of season delayed for Tormenta FC; Savannah United suspending all activities

USL League One has decided to suspend preseason activities and the start of the 2020 league season due to concerns of spreading COVID-19.

  PGA Tour canceled in latest of suspended sporting events

While the NBA and NHL are suspending their seasons, other organizations such as NASCAR are limiting attendance.

Savannah State University Athletics cancels all games in response to COVID-19

Savannah State University Athletics has canceled all games for the remainder of the 2019-20 academic year and suspended practices until further notice in response to COVID-19.

Savannah Golf Championship canceled by PGA Tour

The PGA Tour has canceled all events through April 5, including the Savannah Golf Championship.

  Scrubbed: March Madness leads long list of canceled sports

Several basketball conferences announced cancellations on Thursday amid a coronavirus pandemic.

  GHSA recommending schools suspend spring sports activities

The Georgia High School Association is postponing the State Literary competitions and recommending all member school suspend spring sports activities until further notice.

Sun Belt cancels basketball tournament, ending Eagles’ season

The Sun Belt has canceled the remainder of the men's and women's basketball tournaments in New Orleans, effectively ending the season of the Georgia Southern men's team.

Blue beats Orange in SSU spring game

The blue team earned spring game bragging rights with a 18-12 overtime victory over the orange team in Wednesday's spring game.

  NBA suspends season after player tests positive for virus

NBA suspending season after Wednesday night’s games until further notice because of the coronavirus concerns.

Only essential staff and limited family at NCAA tournaments

NCAA President Mark Emmert says NCAA Division I basketball tournament games won’t be open to the general public because of concerns about the spread of coronavirus.

NASCAR announces event operational changes due to coronavirus fears

NASCAR is announcing event operational changes due to coronavirus fears after the virus was declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization.

Big events banned in Seattle, San Francisco as virus hits NBA, MLB

Golden State will play Brooklyn in an empty arena, and the Seattle Mariners are looking for a temporary home as sports teams try to slow the coronavirus outbreak.

Benko introduced as Eagles’ athletic director

New Georgia Southern athletic director Jared Benko offered his thoughts on the Eagles' future and why he took the job during Monday's introductory press conference.

  Ninth annual Darius Rucker Intercollegiate wraps up final round on HHI

On International Women’s Day, a strong field of women’s golfers took to the course at Long Cove Club on Hilton Head Island for the final round of the 9th annual Darius Rucker Intercollegiate tournament.

  Savannah Christian renames baseball facilities after longtime coach

Savannah Christian renamed their baseball facilities to honor long-time Coach Carl Carter on Saturday.

Glynn Academy girls finish as state runner-up, local stand-out wins dunk contest

The Glynn Academy Terrors as state runner-up in the GHSA girls 5A state basketball tournament.

  Whale Branch can’t upset Gray in title game

Whale Branch brought the fight to the two-time defending state champion, but couldn't ultimately upset the War Eagles in the Class AA state championship.

  Darius Rucker Intercollegiate boasts another strong field

Ten of the nation's top 20 women's college golf teams are among those competing in the strong field at the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate this weekend.

Bulldogs fall in state title game

Beach had a lead entering the fourth quarter, but were unable to hold off a GACS rally in the Class AAA state title game.

  Swainsboro claims 1st state hoops title since 1996

Swainsboro rallied from an early fourth quarter deficit to win the program's first state title in 24 years.

Georgia Southern names new director of athletics

Jared Benko will officially start in his new role on April 1.

Tigers out to end dominant season with title

Swainsboro believes a state title will only further validate them as the best team in the state of Georgia.

GHSA adding bass fishing as official sport in 2020-21

The Georgia High School Association is making bass fishing an official sport beginning in the 2020-2021 school year, and will hold the first official competition later this month.

First day of Eagles’ spring practice washed out

Georgia Southern's first day of spring practice never happened after heavy rains forced the Eagles to postpone their plans.

PODCAST: Time for state championship basketball

The GHSA state basketball championships tip off this week in Macon and southeast Georgia will see a few teams try to bring home titles Thursday.

Eagles go wire-to-wire for Colleton River win

Georgia Southern picked up their second win of the 2019-2020 season close to home, going wire-to-wire at the Colleton River Collegiate in Bluffton.

  Bulldogs’ title run inspired by Gordon’s fight

The Beach girls are using the hope and fight they see their head coach showing as a motivation for this week's state title game.

  Savannah State men’s basketball picks up first-round win in SIAC Tournament

The Savannah State Tigers men’s basketball team picked up their first post-season victory during their first year of competition within the SIAC with a 79-66 win over Spring Hill at the Rock Hill Sports and Events Complex.

  Savannah State football halfway through spring practice

Savannah State’s football team is coming off their best season in more than a decade.

Lowcountry wrestlers place at SCHSL state tournament

Saturday, the SCHSL state wrestling tournament wrapped up at the Anderson Sports and Entertainment Center.

  Saturday’s area high school basketball playoff scores and state final match-ups

Ten Coastal Empire and Lowcountry high school basketball teams played for either a State Championship, or for a chance to play in the title game on Saturday.

  “Basketball is basketball:” Mackey talks legacy as woman coaching boys basketball

After stepping down from New Hampstead after eight seasons, Tonya Mackey spoke with WTOC's Jake Wallace about her legacy as the first woman to coach varsity boys' basketball in Savannah.

Eagles end 28-year drought with win at Georgia State

The Eagles get their first win at Georgia State since 1992, and take over third place in the Sun Belt Conference standings with one regular season game to play.

Eagles release 2020 football schedule

Georgia Southern released their full 2020 schedule on Friday, highlighted by a tough start and changes to the annual rivalry game with Appalachian State.

Thursday’s area high school basketball playoff scores scores

Private school teams in both Georgia and South Carolina tried to play their ways to the state championships Saturday.

Tormenta out to find identity for 2020 season

Tormenta FC is out to set their focus for their second professional season.

Johnson boys, Beach girls are Final Four bound

The Johnson Atom Smasher boys and Beach Bulldog girls will make their way to Valdosta for the Class AAA state semis after road victories in the Elite Eight Wednesday night.

Mackey resigns as New Hampstead boys basketball coach

Tonya Mackey was the first woman to coach boys varsity basketball in Savannah. She is stepping down as New Hampstead's head coach due to health concerns.

  Beaufort Co. superintendent dusts off boots for kickaround with May River High School

A tournament for defending high school soccer champions in Beaufort County was crashed this week.

Tuesday’s state basketball playoff scores

High school basketball teams in the Coastal Empire and Low Country aimed to clinch spots in the Final Four Tuesday night.

Sharks accomplish goal, advance to Lower State Championship; other state playoff scores

May River will face Marion Saturday in the Class AAA Lower State Championship in Florence.

Pan returns to Harbour Town, set on defending title

C.T. Pan returned to the site of his first career PGA Tour victory Monday for RBC Heritage Media Day.

Bananas, Grayson Stadium going ad-free in 2020

The Savannah Bananas believe Grayson Stadium will be the first known sports stadium to go completely advertisement-free.

  Georgia Southern ends Eagle Round Robin tournament with a win

Today the Georgia Southern softball team played a double-header in Statesboro to wrap up the Eagle Round Robin tournament.

Jeff Davis cheerleaders win title

The Jeff Davis Yellow Jacket cheerleaders spirit and competition squad won the 1-A 2-A Game Day GHSA State Invitational Saturday night at Columbus State University.

  Georgia Southern’s Adrian Peterson inducted into Georgia Sports Hall of Fame

The Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 2020 class was inducted Saturday night at the Macon City Auditorium in front of a sold-out crowd.

  SCAD Men’s Lacrosse partners with Lace up with Lax

The number ten SCAD men’s lacrosse team was in action Saturday afternoon hosting LaGrange College at the SCAD Athletics Complex.

  SCAD Cycling team gets 2019 National Championship rings

During halftime of Saturday’s lacrosse game, the SCAD Cycling team was recognized and presented their national championship rings

  Savannah State men’s and women’s basketball end regular season at Tiger Arena

The Savannah State men’s and women’s basketball teams rounded out their regular season with a double-header against Fort Valley State in Tiger Arena on Saturday afternoon.

Thursday’s state basketball playoff scores

Area high school basketball teams aimed to keep their seasons alive Thursday night as the state playoffs rolled on in Georgia and South Carolina.

Eagles out to add to early season confidence

Georgia Southern's confidence is already riding high, and a few good performances this week at their home Round Robin Tournament could only improve it.

Wednesday’s high school basketball playoff scores

Teams in Georgia and South Carolina tried to survive and advance Wednesday as there was GHSA, SCHSL, and GISA state basketball playoff action all across the Coastal Empire and Low Country.

UGA, Clemson to meet in 2021 season opener in Charlotte

Georgia and Clemson will renew their old rivalry in the 2021 season opener, squaring off in Charlotte.

HHI’s Driessen named to SC Athletic Hall of Fame

Hilton Head Island native and former Cincinnati Reds star Dan Driessen will be inducted into the South Carolina Athletic Hall of Fame this May.