Monthly Archives: April 2013

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Apr. 30, 2013

Adam Mitchell had good reason to think he’d slipped back in time on Tuesday. - Full Story

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Georgia’s men and women will begin their quest for NCAA tennis championships in the friendly confines of the Dan Magill Tennis Complex. - Full Story

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Georgia and Georgia Tech are set to play in men’s basketball on the earliest date in the season of any time in series history. The Yellow Jackets will visit Stegeman Coliseum on Nov. 15, according to a contract obtained by the Athens Banner-Herald under an open records request. The rivals have never played that early […] - Full Story

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Apr. 29, 2013

Four months away from Georgia’s first trip to Clemson’s Death Valley in a decade, some former Bulldogs players sized up this year’s highly anticipated matchup. - Full Story

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Collegiate athletes spend so much time in high-level training that they sometimes lose track of how difficult those things can be for those who don’t have that gift. Georgia student-athletes and Clarke County’s special-needs athletes got together on Monday at Foley Field and exchanged notes on how to run, jump and throw in the fourth […] - Full Story

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The road home will take the No. 16 Georgia women’s golf team to Palo Alto, Calif., for the NCAA West Regional. The Bulldogs will be the No. 6 seed among 24 teams competing at the Stanford University Golf Course May 9-11. The top eight teams and the top two individual finishers from non-advancing teams at […] - Full Story

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Some notes, quotes and thoughts on Georgia players after the NFL draft wrapped up over weekend: –Seven of the eight Bulldogs drafted were defensive players. Think NFL teams like taking players from a defense coached by Todd Grantham, who spent 11 years coaching in the league? Here’s what Bengals defensive backs coach Mark Carrier told […] - Full Story

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Apr. 28, 2013

Heavy rain washed out Game 3 between Georgia and Arkansas on Sunday at Foley Field. The teams were minutes away from the 2 p.m. start when the skies opened and forced the tarp back onto the field. The rain fell steadily for about 90 minutes until officials made the call to send the teams home. […] - Full Story

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South Georgia Classic sponsor exemption Adam Mitchell fired a 5-under 67 and moved up to finish T15, which also earned him a spot in next week’s tournament in Athens, where he was a member of the Bulldog golf team and an All-America selection. Mitchell graduated from Georgia in 2009 and was a member of the […] - Full Story

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Apr. 27, 2013

On the third and final day of the NFL draft, Tavarres King was getting restless. - Full Story

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Russell Henley made a dramatic chip and putt on the 18th hole there to win in 2011, and while still a University of Georgia student, proved he could play with the best. - Full Story

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DES MOINES, Iowa — Georgia sophomore Carly Hamilton topped a 29-year-old school record Saturday with the fastest time in the nation this year during the final day of the 104th running of the Drake Relays. - Full Story

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The No. 23 Georgia softball team fell 5-2 to the second-ranked Florida on Saturday in the second game of the three-game series. - Full Story

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The wait for defensive end Cornelius Washington and safety Bacarri Rambo from Georgia ended late Saturday afternoon when they were taken in the sixth round of the NFL draft. The Chicago Bears drafted Washington with pick No. 188 and the Washington Redskins nabbed Rambo soon after at pick No. 191. “I thought everybody had forgotten […] - Full Story

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Five starters from Georgia’s defense went off the board in the NFL draft before Tavarres King gave the Bulldogs’ offense some representation on Saturday. Denver picked the wide receiver in the fifth round with the 161st pick. “I know we’ve got guys on our defense that are phenomenal,” King said from his home in Baldwin. […] - Full Story

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Georgia’s season of poor luck and hard knocks took another punch to the gut Saturday. - Full Story

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Sanders Commings was the first of what could be several players from Georgia to get picked Saturday in the NFL draft. The cornerback was at his Augusta home with his parents and brother when he got word that Kansas City had selected him with the first pick of the fifth round, the No. 134 selection […] - Full Story

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Apr. 26, 2013

It was a quiet Friday night for Georgia players in the NFL draft until things got busy more than halfway through the third round. That’s when New Orleans selected nose guard John Jenkins and Cincinnati tabbed safety Shawn Williams two picks later The Saints traded to get the No. 82 overall pick and took the […] - Full Story

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The first two Georgia batters of the game got hits against Arkansas starter Barrett Astin. The Bulldogs needed seven more innings to get two more against him. Astin keyed a six-hit shutout as Arkansas beat Georgia 2-0 on Friday at Foley Field in Game 1 of the weekend series. “The first inning was good,” Georgia […] - Full Story

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A five-star tailback revealed plans Friday to play for Georgia, where he could be next up at the position after Todd Gurley and Keith Marshall. Sony Michel from American Heritage in Plantation, Fla., announced on ESPNU that he’s committed to Georgia, picking the Bulldogs over Miami and Notre Dame. “Georgia was a wonderful place,” Michel […] - Full Story

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Apr. 25, 2013

Three years ago, Jarvis Jones was searching for a place to play football again. He landed back home at Georgia, where he built a reputation as a relentless pass rusher while putting his name in the Bulldogs’ record books. The outside linebacker now has a new team in the pro ranks. The Pittsburgh Steelers selected […] - Full Story

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Baseball doesn’t allow much time to sulk about losses. - Full Story

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They held a farewell reception on campus earlier this week for outgoing University of Georgia president Michael Adams, who still has a little more than two months to go before he steps down. Among his list of things to do in the weeks ahead, he said, won’t be getting athletic director Greg McGarity another raise […] - Full Story

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The Georgia men’s tennis team won the 2013 Southeastern Conference tournament on Sunday. - Full Story

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Three singles matches went unfinished in Georgia’s loss to Florida in the conference tournament title match on Sunday. - Full Story

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