View Full Version : Blueblood’s Article Links—Wednesday, April 15, 2009

15th April 2009, 07:31 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. 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.]


2. Georgia Southern Welcomes College of Charleston

[Nearing the end of the 2009 regular season, the Georgia Southern women’s tennis team hosts Southern Conference foe College of Charleston at the Hanner Tennis Complex on Wednesday April 15. First serve is slated for 2:30 p.m. between the rivals.]


3. Cheerleading Squads Finish in Top Five of Championship

[The All-Girl and Co-ed cheerleading squads of Georgia Southern University competed Thursday and Friday, April 9-10, in the 2009 National Cheerleaders Association/National Dance Alliance (NCA/NDA) Collegiate Cheer and Dance Championship in Daytona Beach, Fla. More than 5,000 competitors in 11 divisions vied for a national title performing high-energy routines that include partner stunts, pyramids, tumbling, cheer and dance. The Eagle All-Girl cheerleading team won its first national championship last April.]


4. "Championship people win championships": Charlton Young announced as men's basketball head coach

[With his hiring, Young became the first African-American to lead the Eagles basketball program. “To be quite honest with you, it blows me away. I am so proud to be that guy and I’m also proud of our university for taking that step,” said Young. “But the flip side of it is, I’m more excited about being the best candidate more than anything else. I think as a country we have gotten past the point where that really matters, what color.”]


5. The softball record-setter: Robyne Siliga

[“Siliga’s ability is an inspiration to her teammates, and they work harder to perform in support of her outstanding level of play,” Coach Maggie Johnson said.]


6. Gentry & Vallejo Lead Frisco To Series Win

[Frisco got three straight hits with one out off O'Sullivan. Vallejo's RBI single scored Marcus Lemon from third base, then as Justin Smoak struck out Vallejo swiped second base just ahead of catcher Flint Wipke's throw while Gentry stole home giving Frisco a 2-1 lead.]


7. Rome Braves nip Sand Gnats, 7-6

[Former Georgia Southern star Chris Shehan went 0-for-4. For the Gnats, Jordany Valdespin and Wilmer Flores had two hits apiece. Reliever Eric Beaulac pitched four scoreless innings.]