View Full Version : Blueblood’s Article Links—Friday, September 05, 2008

5th September 2008, 06:59 AM
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1. Men’s Soccer Set to Take on Clemson

[“We're very excited about the opportunity to play Clemson again this year. I think they are a fine representation of the quality soccer that you will find in the ACC. Coach Adair always has his teams exceptionally prepared, and we expect a very good challenge on Friday night. I'm hopeful that this game will continue to prepare our team and test us as we prepare for Southern Conference matches in the near future,” said Coach Kennedy.]


2. Women’s Soccer Home Opener is Now Set for Sunday at 3 pm. against Charleston Southern

[“I really appreciate Eric [Terrill] coming down to play us despite the Coastal Carolina tournament being canceled. Charleston Southern has had a great start. They are a very athletic and well coached team that should challenge us on Sunday. I know our girls are looking forward to playing at home and playing in front of a home crowd. We hope to play well and give the fans an enjoyable game to watch,” said Coach Hart.]


3. Injuries sideline GSU players for remainder of season

[Eagles will miss the rest of the season because of injuries and two others will be out at least for Saturday's game against Austin Peay. Sophomore wide receiver Chris Teal and sophomore defensive end Austin Watts will miss the remainder of the football season. Linebacker Justin Callaway will also miss the remainder of the season because of recurring injuries and will remain with the program as a student assistant coach. True freshman defensive lineman Brent Russell suffered a torn ACL against Georgia and will also sit out the season.]


4. Govs prepare for grass

["We only have one game film on them (Austin Peay), and North Dakota State was an awesome team so we don't know much about them (Austin Peay)," Hatcher said. "They didn't show a whole lot so we're going blind into our second game. We're still in a mode where we are worried about ourselves more than anyone else. That's how we're approaching the early part of the season until we get them to how we want them to play. We've just got to start faster than we did against Georgia."]


5. These Bulldogs are built to last

[By then, those 21 Georgia Southern points will be revealed for what they were: A late-game aberration. Georgia led 38-0 before it relaxed, and why wouldn’t it? There’s no call for embarrassing an outmanned in-state opponent whose program was founded by one of the most revered figures in Bulldog annals. (And whose current coach is a famously good guy.) Georgia Southern got 21 points when it didn’t matter.]


6. No Guarantees

[Sure, outmanned programs like Georgia Southern and Youngstown State were little more than sacrificial lambs to power conference teams last week. But every now and then, there’s a humbling lesson for some unexpecting team to learn.]


7. Rants and raves

[WHEN WAS THE last time The Augusta Chronicle truly covered Georgia Southern University sports? UGA isn't the only school around.]


8. 'The Mash': Newspaper Written For Teens By Teens

[Senior Laura Saenz contributed to this week's "Chatter" column where she predicts who will be the Bears MVP. "I chose Adrian Peterson because he's showing a lot of potential in the preseason now," Saenz said.]


9. Scouting the Bears: Offense

[Garrett Wolfe, Kevin Jones, and Adrian Peterson are all well qualified to be the third-down back, but all of them have something that is holding them back from the featured role. Wolfe is too small to be an every down back at this level, Jones takes too long getting to the hole — which would be particularly costly against this defense, and Peterson has yet to show that he's more than a situational player.]


10. Bees: Home runs help River Cats win

[Salt Lake's bats awoke during the seventh inning during a two-out rally that saw Chris Walker's double drive in Terry Evans and Gary Patchett. Brad Coon sent a single to center field as Walker scored.]


11. Salt Lake Bees: River Cats use long ball to tie series

[Chris Walker, Salt Lake's No. 9 hitter, ripped a two-run double in the seventh and then scored on a single by Brad Coon. But that was after the River Cats already had a 5-0 advantage. It proved to be too little, too late.]