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23rd February 2009, 08:06 AM
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1. Eagles Complete Season-Opening Sweep of Presbyterian

[“Anytime you can sweep a series you have got to feel good. I am proud of our team, we had a lot of different guys step up throughout the weekend and do some good things,” said head coach Rodney Hennon. “We made some mistakes in all areas and have some improvements to make but overall it was a good weekend.”]


2. Eagles Net Dolphins, 5-2

[“It was a tight match on both ends. The windy weather conditions were not favorable for play, but we held strong and came away with a win,” said head coach Justin Miles.]


3. Blondell Leads Eagles to Third Place Tie after First Round of John Hayt Invitational

[“We played well today with a total team effort,” said head coach Larry Mays. “The team handled the wind and the tough golf course today.”]


4. Softball Rallies to Defeat Oakland

[“We were able to answer them both times that they scored four runs,” said head coach Maggie Johnson. “That was big for us.”]


5. Lady Eagles Begin Final Road Series with Trip to Wofford

[The Georgia Southern women’s basketball team begins its final two-game stretch on the road when they first travel to Wofford. Tip-off in Benjamin Johnson Arena in Spartanburg, S.C. is slated for 4 p.m. on Monday, February 23. The Lady Eagles are looking to stop a two-game skid and complete a regular season sweep over Wofford.]


6. Eagles sweep Blue Hose with 10-8 victory

[“I have not been seeing the ball that well,” commented Pierce. “The pitcher just gave me a ball right across the plate and I went for it. I was feeling aggressive today.”]


7. Sea Dawgs' win pulls them within half-game of 1st place

[The Sea Dawgs' Cedric McGinnis (left) drives past Battle Creek Knight's Coleco Buie during their game Sunday at Cape Fear's Schwartz Center.]


23rd February 2009, 11:01 AM
GSU falconer bridges divide between man, nature

[A bald eagle flapped from atop the Paulson Stadium press box to the football field below.
Its trainer, Steve Hein, stood at the 30-yard line wearing a gauntlet on his right arm, waiting for the raptor to land on his fist.
Fans cheered the pre-game flight of Georgia Southern University's mascot one Saturday afternoon last fall.
Hein appreciated their interest]