View Full Version : Blueblood’s Article Links—Wednesday, April 08, 2009

8th April 2009, 07:33 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 Drop Decision at Georgia Tech

[Georgia Southern jumped out to a 2-0 lead, but eighth-ranked Georgia Tech scored eight unanswered as the Eagles dropped an 8-4 decision Tuesday night (April 7). The loss drops 26th-ranked Georgia Southern to 21-8 overall.]


2. Eagles Close Out Last Regular Season Homestand with College of Charleston

["This is an important match in terms of conference standings and also for the seniors who will compete for the last time at home. Both teams will be fired up and intense and that is what makes college tennis exciting,” said head coach Justin Miles.]


3. Athletic Media Relations Blog

[Last weekend was one of the most exciting since I arrived at Georgia Southern in October 2004. The Blue-White game was a big success, and what a great day to watch a football game after getting rained out last year. But it all started Friday night and the incredible come-from-behind win against our baseball rival College of Charleston. Think about it, down 13-4 in the bottom of the seventh then guys like Roman Grimaldi (first career grand slam, career-high four hits) and Jonathan King hit homers to cut the deficit to one. Then to see Ty Wright launch the first pitch of the ninth outta there to tie it was exciting. I have to admit, I called it because I knew if the Charleston pitcher was going to throw a first pitch fastball Wright would drill it. The bullpen did a great job of keeping in check a potent Cougar offense, then once again Wright comes through for his first-ever walk-off hit in the 14th. The Eagles carried that momentum through the rest of the weekend, and hopefully will continue to do so this week and beyond. Not only was it the first regular season series win over Charleston, it was also the first-ever sweep – 51 runs on 60 hits, wow.]


4. Verizon Wireless Weekend April 17th-19th

[During the Georgia Southern Baseball series against Southern Conference foe Davidson April 17th-19th at J.I. Clements Stadium, Eagle Sports Marketing and Verizon Wireless are pleased to present the Verizon Wireless $1 admission weekend.]


5. Youth Day at Baseball on April 15

[Eagle Sports Marketing and Georgia Southern Baseball are pleased to present “Youth Day” at J.I. Clements Stadium on Wednesday, April 15. Youth between the ages of 3-12 will be admitted for $1 as the Georgia Southern Eagles play host to Jacksonville. First pitch is scheduled for 6 p.m. and gates open at 4.]


6. Royals' top prospect to start season with Blue Rocks

[The Rocks return seven hurlers and add six newcomers. Back are Everett Teaford, Jason Godin, Aaron Hartsock, Ray Liotta, Mario Santiago, Chris Chavez and Ben Swaggerty. Teaford led the Rocks with 1441¼3 innings and 116 strikeouts.]


7. New Dunwoody football coach has big plans

[This past week, Dunwoody football players and parents were finally able to meet new head coach Michael Youngblood. Youngblood played linebacker at Georgia Southern when the team won back-to-back national championships. He graduated from Georgia Southern with a bachelor’s degree in sports management and a minor in business. He later obtained his master’s in foundations of education in 2006 from Troy State University.]