View Full Version : Blueblood’s Article Links—Thursday, January 08, 2009

8th January 2009, 08:26 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. 2008 Football Notes

[Georgia Southern Football registered its 25th winning seasons in 27 years since the program was restarted thanks to a 6-5 record in 2008. The Eagles played five of their 11 games against nationally-ranked opponents.]


2. Men's Basketball Begins Three Game Road Trip Thursday

[“The biggest thing with our team is I want to see them getting better," said head coach Jeff Price. "We’re going to have to create some tempo against The Citadel and force some turnovers and play that way like we always do. I always focus on the opponent but right now we’re just really focused on trying to get our team better. If can continue to improve we have a chance to be pretty good. The last couple of games we’ve made some strides but we can’t take steps back, we just need to keep getting better.”]


3. Eagles begin three game road trip

[Price said. "I think if we continue to improve, we've got a chance to be pretty good."]


4. Lady Eagles fall despite career best from Ogburn

[“They got to learn to play. That’s part of the learning experience,” said Head Coach Rusty Cram.]


5. Foes focusing more on Bulldogs' Nelson

[When Georgia Southern coaches met Tuesday morning to go over their scouting report on The Citadel's basketball team, Demetrius Nelson was a prime topic of discussion. "We were just talking about him and how much he's really developed for them," Eagles coach Jeff Price said of the Bulldogs' 6-8 senior center. "Having missed a year, he's really become a huge factor for them down low. He gives them a whole different dimension that they did not have last year."]


6. Major on cards for chilled out Allenby

[Marc Leishman, Jarrod Lyle, Greg Chalmers and Aron Price also all gained promotions from the Nationwide Tour while James Nitties earned his players card at the US Tour School late last year.]


7. Kauffman Stadium changes taking shape

[The additional winners: Dan Ontiveros as the Art Stewart scout of the year, Class A Wilmington manager Brian Rupp as the Dick Howser player development person of the year, Wilmington pitcher Everett Teaford as the Mike Sweeney winner for organization on and off the field, Wilmington outfielder Derrick Robinson as Willie Wilson base runner of the year, Wilmington second baseman Jeff Bianchi as Frank White defensive player of the year, Northwest Arkansas pitcher Dan Cortes as Paul Splittorff pitcher of the year, and Kila Ka’aihue as the George Brett hitter of the year.]