View Full Version : Blueblood’s Article Links—Thursday, October 23, 2008

23rd October 2008, 08:28 AM
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1. Football Travels to Western Carolina Saturday

[Georgia Southern Football continues Southern Conference play this Saturday (Oct. 25), traveling to Western Carolina. Kickoff at E.J. Whitmire Stadium is scheduled for 1 p.m.]


2. Ali Campbell Tabbed as CCSA Swimmer of the Week

["Ali had a great meet breaking a school record in the 1,000 Free, then stepping up the very next event and winning the 200 Free," said Head Coach Nathan Kellogg. She was pretty much spent after that, but raced well in the 500 Free. Then she swam the fastest split in our 200 Free Relay. She had a tremendous day."]


3. Column: Scotts driving extra miles for football loyalty

[Dalton has quite a few players who have earned either part- or full-time starting positions. Kicker Adrian Mora (Georgia Southern) is 17-for-17 on extra points and 6-for-7 on field goals with a long of 41 as a redshirt freshman.]


4. Week 8 SoCon Power Rankings

[There was only one small change in the Southern Conference power rankings with Georgia Southern and The Citadel switching spots in the middle. Here’s how Todd Shanesy thinks the league stacks up this week]


5. Cats look to end streaks Saturday against Eagles

[Looking ahead to GSU, he said, “They are the best team with four losses that I’ve ever seen. They look great getting off the bus and look good on the field. They have just fallen short a couple of times. It’s a tribute to their coaching staff and their players the way they have fought in every game. It’d be easy to get down after those close losses and to not perform, but every week they come back and play hard and have done a tremendous job.”]


6. Around FCS: Villanova aims for rare accomplishment

[Other Southern Conference programs have made big strides by hiring some of the best head coaching talent in the FCS ranks in recent years, like Kevin Higgins of The Citadel, Pete Lembo of Elon, Chris Hatcher of Georgia Southern and Pat Sullivan of Samford.]


7. Chicago Bears' most memorable Halloween costumes

[Chicago Bears players Jason McKie, Garrett Wolfe, and Adrian Peterson recall their most memorable and creative Halloween costumes.]


8. Funk on verge of points victory

[Two other area residents appear safe in making PGA Tour reservations for 2009. Jeff Klauk of St. Augustine is eighth on the money list, and Aron Price of Ponte Vedra Beach is 16th.]


9. GWU hopes its momentum continues this week

["We do have to be aware of who the quarterback is," Patton said. "Maypray is one of those athletes where even if everyone doesn't what they're supposed to, he can make something happen and beat you. It's like Tracy Ham was at Georgia Southern. He (Maypray) has done that ever since he's been in the league and now they have Hughes who has had some good passing games."]


10. Walnut Grove H.S. to be a plus

[It’s the same reason Georgia beats Georgia Southern every year. It’s just an unfair matchup due to the size of the two institutions and their programs, and Monroe is now running up against the same issue at the high school level.]