Monthly Archives: June 2013

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Jun. 30, 2013

Georgia’s Melanie Margalis, Andrew Gemmell and Chase Kalisz earned bronze medals on Saturday as the USA Swimming Phillips 66 National Championships concluded. Margalis, a rising senior, came in third in the 200-yard individual medley with a time of 2:12.34. Gemmell, also a rising senior, took third in the 800-meter freestyle as he stopped the clock […] - Full Story

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Fred Corral has been named an assistant coach for the Bulldogs, Georgia coach Scott Stricklin announced Thursday. Corral, 47, comes to Georgia to direct the pitching staff after spending the past four seasons as pitching coach at the University of Memphis. During his career, he has served as an assistant coach in charge of the […] - Full Story

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Georgia track and field signee and Kell High School graduate Kendell Williams has been named the 2012-13 Gatorade National Girls Track & Field Athlete of the Year. Williams, a native of Marietta, is coming off a performance last week where she scored 5,481 points to win the heptathlon at the USA Junior Track & Field […] - Full Story

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Georgia track and field senior Lucie Ondraschkova has been named to the 2013 Capital One Academic All-America Third Team, it was announced Thursday. Ondraschkova, a native of Opava, Czech Republic, is the only member of the Southeastern Conference on the Third Team and one of six women selected to the three Academic All-America teams who […] - Full Story

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Jun. 28, 2013

Another Georgia freshman defensive back will miss this season after undergoing surgery. Safety Paris Bostick from Tampa, Fla., will take a redshirt after undergoing recent toe surgery, according to Georgia. Freshman cornerback Reggie Wilkerson already is lost for the season after undergoing knee surgery after being injured in summer workouts. Wilkerson had earned a spot […] - Full Story

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Jun. 27, 2013

The NBA draft sent Kentavious Caldwell-Pope to the Motor City and left him in more rare company for a Georgia player. When Detroit selected the shooting guard with the No. 8 overall pick on Thursday night, Caldwell-Pope became the second-highest drafted Bulldog in program history behind only Dominique Wilkins, the No. 3 selection of Utah […] - Full Story

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Ready or not, Georgia will have to rely on incoming freshmen in the secondary out of the gates against Clemson beyond starting safety Tray Matthews. The good news, at least according to junior receiver Chris Conley, is that two new kids on the block at cornerback are holding their own so far in summer passing […] - Full Story

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The main reason that Kentavious Caldwell-Pope is expected to be a lottery pick in the NBA draft tonight is because he’s one of the best shooters available. It’s not the only reason. Caldwell-Pope’s defense didn’t get as much attention because the 6-foot-6 guard led Georgia in just about every statistical category on offense. Yet he […] - Full Story

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Jun. 26, 2013

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope’s lead up to the NBA draft included workouts for several teams in the top half of the first round including Milwaukee, which holds the No. 15 overall pick. - Full Story

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Georgia is planning to dig deeper into using its backups on its defensive line in the post-Rodney Garner era. So I asked Garner, the former Bulldogs D-line coach who was in Athens on Tuesday night to speak to the local Auburn club, about talk that Georgia should have subbed more last season. Coach Mark Richt […] - Full Story

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Jun. 25, 2013

Rodney Garner returned Tuesday to the city he called home for the previous 15 years, but the setting was decidedly orange and blue and there were some ‘War Eagle’ chants. - Full Story

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Jun. 24, 2013

Georgia’s swimming program will be well represented at USA Swimming’s Phillips 66 National Championships, which opens on today. - Full Story

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Former Georgia football player Matt Stinchcomb, appearing Monday at a news conference to promote the `Countdown to Kickoff’ charity event July 13 in Athens, didn’t dance around where he stood in the lawsuit being heard in a U.S. District Court in California against the NCAA. “What we should just do is say, `I don’t know. […] - Full Story

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Georgia coaches were doing something close to the Twitter equivalent of backflips on Sunday after Louisville linebacker commitment Detric Dukes from Tucker flipped to Georgia. A sample: “Great day to be a DAWG #CommitToTheG,” inside linebackers coach Kirk Olivadotti tweeted. “I heard THE Good News this morning and then lo and behold I come to […] - Full Story

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Jun. 23, 2013

Georgia added its 11th commitment for the class of 2014 on Sunday with a verbal pledge from Tucker linebacker Detric Dukes. - Full Story

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Jun. 22, 2013

There aren’t many high schools in the state of Georgia that Brian Bohannon hasn’t set foot in. - Full Story

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Jun. 21, 2013

INDIANAPOLIS — The injury-depleted Indiana Fever signed former Georgia women’s basketball player Jasmine Hassell on Friday as a replacement player. - Full Story

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Jun. 20, 2013

Inside linebackers Amarlo Herrera and Ramik Wilson are entering their third seasons at Georgia. Reggie Carter has 15 spring practices under his belt. - Full Story

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The $63 million in planned stadium enhancements at the site of the Georgia-Florida football game in Jacksonville are not expected to impact the seating capacity in the annual rivalry, UGA athletic director Greg McGarity said Thursday. Gator Bowl president and CEO Rick Catlett spoke to McGarity Tuesday, the day before the Jacksonville Jaguars and the […] - Full Story

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Jun. 19, 2013

AUGUSTA — More than a year ago — 54 weeks, to be exact — Scott Parel left Raleigh, N.C., following one of the toughest defeats of his career. - Full Story

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Jun. 18, 2013

We’re four weeks away from what’s the unofficial start of the college football season in these parts. Yep, SEC Media Days. Already. I had to look twice when I saw that the talkfest of Southeastern Conference football coaches and players in suburban Birmingham, Ala., begins the same day as Major League Baseball’s All-Star game. Either […] - Full Story

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Georgia junior Maho Kowase is the female recipient of the 2013 Southeastern Conference Sportsmanship Award. She will now be the league’s nomination to the NCAA for its national sportsmanship award, to be announced in July. This is the latest SEC honor for Kowase, a native of Kashiwa, Chiba, Japan, after being selected by a vote […] - Full Story

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Former Georgia Lady Bulldog Teresa Edwards will be enshrined in the FIBA Hall of Fame this Wednesday in ceremonies in Mies, Switzerland. “What can I say? It took me all around the world,” Edwards said. “Now the FIBA Hall of Fame is calling me home to stay forever. Who in their right mind wouldn’t be […] - Full Story

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Georgia’s 2012-13 athletics year included celebrating an NCAA women’s swimming and diving championship, finishing five yards away from reaching the BCS national title football game and reaching another men’s tennis national semifinal. Those highlights contributed to Georgia being poised for a top-10 finish in the Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup standings for the first time since […] - Full Story

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Jun. 14, 2013

Georgia’s recruiting class could be reaching its midway point thanks to a flurry of commitments, including a pledge from the top quarterback in South Carolina. Jacob Park (6-foot-3, 200 pounds), a four-star quarterback from Stratford High School in Goose Creek, picked the Bulldogs over Alabama, according to his high school coach. He is ranked by […] - Full Story

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