View Full Version : Blueblood’s Article Links—Friday, September 12, 2008

12th September 2008, 07:10 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. Volleyball Hosts Bash in the Boro this Weekend

[The Georgia Southern volleyball team will try to end a three-match skid when they host the Bash in the Boro this weekend at Hanner Fieldhouse.]


2. Men’s Soccer Set to Face Campbell on Saturday

[“We're very excited to have the opportunity to play Campbell this weekend. This is a team that won the Atlantic Sun Conference last year and advanced to the NCAA tournament. I understand that they are a disciplined and well coached team, and they have a number of players that are able to cause problems,” said Coach Kennedy.]


3. Women’s Tennis Prepares for the Thomasville Invitational

[“We are looking forward to competing this weekend in Thomasville. It’s a tournament we have never attended and we will be playing against some good competition,” said Coach Bonner.]


4. Jean Russell, wife of Erk, dies

[Jean Russell, beloved wife of the late Erk Russell, passed away Thursday at her home in LaGrange. After living in Statesboro for more than 25 years, Russell moved to LaGrange in April to be closer to her family.]


5. Alan Willis gets a call he’ll never forget

[Willis took baseball coach Dave Katz’s advice and enrolled at Georgia Southern University. “Coach Katz knew the Georgia Southern coach. I went south so I could play baseball year round,” said Willis. “We played against teams like Florida, Florida State, Miami; top-notch baseball teams. It was a very good experience for me. Among Alan’s teammates during his four years in college included future major leaguers Scott Fletcher and ex-Boston Red Sox pitcher John Tudor. “John and I were good friends. We played intramural basketball together. I was glad to see him go on and enjoy a good major league career,” Alan quipped.]