View Full Version : Blueblood’s Article Links—Monday, June 15, 2009

15th June 2009, 06:55 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. Padres Draft Interview: Griffin Benedict

[Griffin Benedict, son of Bruce Benedict - a major leaguer who played with the Atlanta Braves from 1978 to 1989 - was selected by the San Diego Padres in the 16th round. MadFriars.com caught up with Benedict to discuss his bloodlines, his ability as a catcher, and what his strengths, among other topics.]


2. Cruises to St Jude win

[Nathan Green and Aron Price both had good weeks and finished in a share of 14th, both earning cheques for US$95,000.]


3. McKenzie misses playoff by one

[McKenzie tied for third with America Blake Adams.]


4. Clinton LumberKings Rout the Beloit Snappers Using Longball

[Blake Nation(W, 1-1) did not allow a single baserunner and struck out two over 3.0 innings in relief of Lorin.]


5. Rome Braves still feisty

[Chris Shehan’s RBI groundout tied the game, and a Charleston fielding error allowed the go-ahead run to score.]


6. Drillers arrive in Springdale for playoff chase

[Monday, left-hander Everett Teaford, making his first start for the Naturals, takes the ball opposite right-hander Brandon Durden.]


7. Anthony Rizzo Hits Seventh Inning Homer That Propels Greenville Drive to 6-4 Victory Over Bowling Green Hot Rods

[The first three batters all reached base as Mike McCormick doubled, Jeremy Beckham singled, and Anthony Scelfo loaded the bases with a single before Tim Beckham smacked a two-run double.]


8. Zabroske outputts Smith for win

[Ryan Zabroske's frustrating spring has given way to a fulfilling summer. The same player who couldn't crack the Georgia Southern golf team's starting lineup earlier this year became a two-time winner on the 2009 Skeadas Cup amateur golf circuit Sunday with a victory in the Savannah Match Play Open.]


9. Five games that should have happened in ‘09

[For instance, if you speak with Kansas State coach Bill Snyder, the first few games of the year shouldn’t be anything tougher than the product Georgia Southern would put on the field. If you talk to Pete Carroll, all comers are welcome.]


10. Three area girls make all-star team

[Terry, who will play at Georgia Southern next season, will be coached in the East-West game by Gastonia Forestview's Ken Beaty, whose team she helped beat in the 3-A state finals.]