View Full Version : Blueblood’s Article Links—Tuesday, December 16, 2008

16th December 2008, 07:54 AM
Each day we strive to find article links involving Georgia Southern athletics and former Georgia Southern athletes. Should you find we missed an article link, please reply to help keep the Eagle Faithful informed:

1. Holiday Inn of Statesboro to be the title sponsor for the Baseball, Softball, and Volleyball Tournaments

[Georgia Southern Athletics has announced a new partnership with the Holiday Inn of Statesboro, including naming rights to the upcoming baseball and softball tournaments this spring and volleyball tournament in fall 2009.]


2. Eagles Suffer Loss to Owls

[“We weren’t here to play,” said head coach Rusty Cram. “They beat us at every aspect and we didn’t step up; my hats off to Kennesaw tonight. They were here for a purpose and we weren’t.”]


3. RBs show special-teams mettle

[It was Peterson who, in the 2006 NFC Championship Game against New Orleans, set up a second-quarter field goal by forcing a fumble on a punt return. It was not the spot Peterson envisioned when the Bears drafted him six years ago, but he says he takes it every bit as seriously as running the ball. “Playing special teams is my job,” Peterson said. “You have to adapt to your situation.”]


4. Fore! Porter's best Open

[Cronulla's Jamie Arnold just made the cut, before finishing on 295, while his brother, amateur Scott Arnold, just missed the cut along with the shire's Aron Price, who advances from the Nationwide to the full PGA Tour next year.]


5. Chris Kemple Wins Inaugural Matt Minker Award

[The Carolina League also created its own Matt Minker Community Service Award in 2008 that goes to a league player who does the best job of serving his club's community during each season. Wilmington pitcher Everett Teaford claimed that trophy in August.]