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12th August 2009, 07:50 AM
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1. Fall Camp Report #8

[For the first time in fall camp, Georgia Southern Football sat through a weather delay and eventually ended practice an hour early on Tuesday afternoon (Aug. 11).]


2. Expert Instructors Highlight Charlton Young Coaches Clinic Sept. 19

[Class is in session on Saturday, Sept. 19th as distinguished NBA veterans will hold a full-day basketball coaching clinic at Georgia Southern University. Joining Eagle men's basketball head coach Charlton "CY" Young, NBA coaches Michael Curry, Sam Mitchell and NBA player and TV analyst Eric Snow discuss coaching philosophy and motivational tactics, practice pointers and competition preparation.]


3. Georgia Southern Athletics Going Door to Door

["This is the first time we have ever gone door to door to sell for season tickets. We are excited about this opportunity and about the fast approaching seasons. There are a lot of promotional and marketing items for the upcoming 2009 seasons and we want to make sure all of our fans know about the great events planned," said Eagle Sports Marketing Director Brent Jones.]


4. Women’s Tennis Named 2009 ITA All-Academic Team

[“I am very proud of our team for achieving the All-Academic Team Award through the ITA,” said Bonner. “Academic success is a priority of ours and it shows the commitment of our team to not only be winners on the court but in the classroom as well. The entire team contributed to this and it’s great for them to be recognized for their hard work.”]


5. Georgia Southern Athletics Partners Again in Recycling Program

[For the fifth year, Georgia Southern University Athletics has partnered with Keep Bulloch Beautiful for the recycling program at Paulson Stadium. The 'Tailgating Recycling' program will be available starting with the season-opener on Saturday, September 5th.]


6. Creating confusion

[Whatever’s going on before the play, the three-man front is about the only identifiable part of the Eagles’ defense. “It’s a 50, it’s a 3-3-5, it’s a 3-2, it’s a 3-4, it’s a 4-3,” said defensive coordinator Ashley Anders, “all combined into whatever we want to call - same personnel.”]


7. A year later, GSU still optimistic with defensive set

["When you look back on defense, from the Appalachian game on, we played good defense," Hatcher said. "The Furman game, the offense put it together with the defense and the special teams played well. All three phases played well together which made that game standout a little bit more."]


8. Bears set their depth chart

[Garret Wolfe is the No. 3 running back, in front of Adrian Peterson.]


9. Nationwide Tour plays Price Cutter

[Blake Adams has enjoyed an outstanding run of tournaments this season including four consecutive top tens in his last four starts. If he was to break through this week then few would be surprised.]


10. Stevenson, Vena, Kizer, Dillon, Blackwell Earn Semifinal Round Honors

[He connected with Irving Campbell for seven receiving TDs, helping Campbell to a share of the af2 postseason record for TD receptions in a single game.]


11. Stewart a bright spot in loss

[Stewart helped get the B-Mets going early Tuesday. With his team trailing, 3-0, in the second, he drew a walk to give the B-Mets two on with nobody out. He then scored when Harrisburg second baseman Jemel Spearman botched a forceout. It was one of three errors the Senators committed in the inning, allowing the B-Mets to score twice.]


12. Drive Bullpen Falters in Finale with Hot Rods, Lose 5-2

[The right-hander allowed only one run when Jeremy Beckham laced a two-out single in the bottom of the second.]