View Full Version : Blueblood’s Article Links—Thursday, September 11, 2008

11th September 2008, 08:27 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. Football Continues Homestand This Saturday

[Georgia Southern Football continues its four-game homestand, playing host to Northeastern this Saturday (Sept. 13). Kickoff is scheduled for 6 p.m. at Paulson Stadium.]


2. Donate Tickets for Military Appreciation Day

[Eagle Fans donate your unused tickets to the Military for Military Appreciation Day for Wofford on September 27. Georgia Southern Athletics is asking for all fans that have purchased tickets but are unable to attend to donate their tickets to the great men and women of the armed services by sending them to:]


3. Women’s Soccer Heads to Macon to Face the Mercer Bears

[The Georgia Southern Women’s Soccer team travels to Macon, Ga. Friday to face the Mercer Bears (1-3-1).]


4. Southern Rugby Hosts North Georgia

[Georgia Southern Rugby will kick off their 2007 season by hosting North Georgia College & State on Saturday at 2 p.m. at the RAC.]


5. Local college football notebook: Shippy taking flight

[“I didn’t really expect (to start), but Coach (Chris Hatcher) said before the season that all of us in the freshmen class had an opportunity to do it,” Shippy said. “Everyone was given the chance, and I just made the most of mine.”]

http://www.goupstate.com/article/20080910/NEWS/809110278/1088/SPORTS&title=Local_college_football_notebook__Shippy_taki ng_flight

6. Cashing big paychecks makes it worth taking the lumps for some college football teams

["I'm sure money has a lot to do with it," said Georgia Southern Coach Chris Hatcher, whose team lost 45-21 against Georgia and received $260,000. "And I sure wouldn't want to play Georgia and Auburn and LSU and Florida and Michigan if they [weren't] going to give us some type of funds to go do it."]


7. Australasians in Action

[Greg Chalmers who is number four on the Money List won the event in 2005. Aron Price who is playing this week and is at number 16 finished T7 last year.]


8. Georgia State for the Big East in 2017

[However, I see two non-football obstacles to gridiron success: less than ten percent of the students live on campus and cross-state academic rivals Georgia Tech and the University of Georgia will not want the newest player on the block to have a favorable long term agreement to play in the Georgia Dome if the Panthers go big time. There might also be similar sparks of jealousy at Georgia Southern, a more likely rival, if the Panthers stay put.]