View Full Version : Blueblood’s Article Links—Thursday, September 18, 2008

18th September 2008, 06:57 AM
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1. Men’s Soccer Loses Hard Fought Match 1-0

[“I felt like the last 60 minutes of the game were some of the best soccer we have played all year,” said Coach Kennedy.]


2. Football Begins SoCon Play Against Elon

[Georgia Southern Football, in the midst of a four-game stretch at Paulson Stadium, opens Southern Conference play this Saturday (Sept. 20) playing host to Elon. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. and the game will be televised live on Comcast/Charter Sports Southeast (CSS).]


3. SoCon power rankings — Week 3

[This week’s showdown at home against Elon should show whether the Eagles are ready to contend again. The Eagles and Phoenix are neck-and-neck in the national polls.]


4. LIBERTY REPORT: Week 4 picks

[No. 13 Elon at No. 25 Georgia Southern: Phoenix offense on a roll. GSU continues to struggle with teams it should beat easily at home. Elon 36, Georgia Southern 28.]


5. Scoring binge gives Elon confidence

[Lembo said Elon will be confronted with "a completely different animal" this weekend in Statesboro, Ga. He said athletically Georgia Southern checks in "somewhere between scary and frightening on the continuum," but admitted that last week's dominance formed valuable positive vibes entering such a challenge. "It was a big step for us," Taylor said. "Hopefully it'll carry over to Georgia Southern and on down the road, because playing in the SoCon is like playing a playoff team every time you step on the field."]


6. Around FCS: Hysteria Builds for App State/JMU

[No. 17 Elon rolls into Statesboro, GA. to meet No. 16 Georgia Southern in a game that could be an early separation between contenders and pretenders in the Southern Conference. The Phoenix scorched Presbyterian for 52 in the first half and 66 in the game last week as quarterback Scott Riddle and receivers Terrell Hudgins and Maurice Williamson came up big.]


7. Bobby Bowden: National treasure

[Yes, the Seminoles have obliterated a pair of bad Southern Conference teams to open the season (please note Appalachian State, Elon, Wofford and Georgia Southern were nowhere to be seen in Tallahassee).]


8. The Drive for "The 25" is on!

[Lyle sits atop the Aussie charge for the Top 25 positions in second place, just over $US12,000 behind Money Leader Brendon de Jonge. Greg Chalmers is in fourth place, followed by Aron Price in 18th position.]


9. Pulaski Mariners 2008 Year in Review

[Blake Nation would be the team leader with 11 saves, while Phillip Roy added five.]



[“From what I have heard, [Minker] was a great person who did a lot for the city of Wilmington and the Blue Rocks,” Teaford said. “It’s a great award and I’m honored to be the first winner. But, getting involved in the community is not about winning an award. You should just do it to help other people.”]