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28th October 2008, 06:47 AM
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1. Patrick Bolen Named 'Special Teams Player of the Week'

[Georgia Southern senior kicker Patrick Bolen (Guyton/South Effingham) was named the Southern Conference’s ‘Special Teams Player of the Week’, announced by the league office on Monday. Bolen received his first-ever SoCon weekly award.]


2. Southern Boosters Announces Fund Raising Highs

[At the previous Southern Boosters Board of Directors Meeting, the staff presented the Board of Directors with final fund raising numbers for the 2007-08 fiscal year and 2008 Annual Campaign. For the fiscal year ended June 30, 2008, the organization exceeded the $2.3 million raised mark.]


3. Swimming and Diving was Named an Academic All-American Team

["Our team knows why they are here, and that's to get a degree,” said coach Kellogg. “We stress that they work hard to achieve academic success and this is recognition of their outstanding focus and hard work."]


4. Hatcher dismisses three from team

[Georgia Southern coach Chris Hatcher announced the dismissal of three players from the football program Monday. All three - running back Samair Baker and wide receivers Nick Bass and Demarcus Watts - were true freshmen and had been solid contributors during the season. "We have a certain way of doing things at Georgia Southern, and they didn't fit in," Hatcher said. "We believe in 'big Eagle, little me,' and they did not want to fly with the Eagles."]


5. Layson helps spark Eagles' turnaround

["He's a redshirt freshman making his living on special teams right now," Hatcher said. "He played for Coach (Barney) Hester at Tattnall Square, and Coach Hester was on the first staff here at Georgia Southern with Coach (Erk) Russell, so (Layson has) a lot of Georgia Southern ties."]


6. PGA Mail- keeping the industry posted

[THERE were mixed fortunes among the Aussies chasing a top 25 money list ranking to clinch a PGA Tour card from the Nationwide PGA Tour at the weekend’s Miccosukee Championship in Florida. With Jarrod Lyle at No. 2 and Greg Chalmers five, safe, Aron Price, with $381,000 dropped three spots from 16 to 19 and Marc Leishman stayed at 23 on about $345,000.]


7. Around FCS: Destiny's Darlings?

[The Southern Conference had explored some unprecedented territory the past couple of weeks, with three of its teams ranked in the top four of the FCS poll. Even in the heady days of the "Big Three," (Georgia Southern, Furman and Appalachian State), the league had never experienced that type of acclaim.]


30th October 2008, 07:27 AM
This was fun to read!