View Full Version : Blueblood’s Article Links—Friday, January 16, 2009

16th January 2009, 08:18 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. Eagles Win on Road at UNC Greensboro

[“I thought our press really created tempo and made the game faster. We didn’t score or shoot well in the first half. In the second half we did a good job upping the tempo and getting some easy shots,” said Price.]


2. UNCG's struggles at home continue

[For the first time in ages, Fleming Gymnasium is not home sweet home for UNCG's men's basketball team. The Spartans' 72-63 loss to Georgia Southern on Thursday night was the fourth consecutive loss on their home floor. UNCG hadn't lost four straight at home since dropping seven straight at the end of the 1991-92 seasons and the beginning of 1992-93.]


3. Ogilvy starts well in Sony Open

[Aussie gun Adam Scott shot a one-over-par 71 to be in a tie for 51st place along with countryman Aron Price.]


4. Razorsharks stumble on road

[Alex Harper of the Wilmington Seadawgs (2-2) scored 24 points and 5 rebounds and Cedric McGinnis also came in with 24 points and 2 blocks.]


5. Fred Stokes, Grand Marshal of the 15th Annual MLK Parade

[Fred Stokes of Vidalia is slated to be this year’s Grand Marshal for the 15th Annual MLK Parade. During his first three years of high school he spent time on the football field as a tuba player in the marching band. It was not until his senior year that he joined the football team. His ability to meet the challenge was immediately recognized and his career escalated.]


6. SSU lands running back Franklin Green

["Around September, I decided I wanted to go to Savannah State," Green said. "I had a scholarship to go to Georgia Southern, after I finished at Georgia Military, but I wasn't into only getting two years to play at Georgia Southern. I wanted to go to Savannah State and get three years to play. "I signed with Georgia Southern and I couldn't make it in there because of my SAT score. I made an 820 on the SAT and I was told I could get into SSU with an 820. I needed a 900 to get into GSU."]


7. Golden Wave soccer seniors take pride in team's record

[Heyer, who has committed to play soccer at Georgia Southern, dunked a basketball on a 10-foot rim as a 5-foot-8 16-year-old.]