Eagles named to AP FCS team
Two Georgia Southern football players were named to the Associated Press FCS All-America team Thursday.
Senior offensive lineman Brett Moore was a first-team selection, while defensive lineman Brent Russell was a second-team pick.
Georgia Southern takes on North Dakota State in an FCS semifinal game Saturday. The game will be televised by ESPNU.
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Dooley to sign books in Macon
Former Georgia head football coach Vince Dooley will conduct a meet-and-greet to promote his new book, “History and Reminiscences of the University of Georgia,” from 4-6 p.m. on Tuesday at the Kroger located at 220 Tom Hill Sr. Blvd. in Macon.
According to a news release, Dooley’s book details the history of the university from 1785 through the present. The 160-page book is illustrated by Steve Penley, is published by Looking Glass Books of Decatur and is distributed by John F. Blair, Publisher, of Winston-Salem, N.C.
The list price for Dooley’s book is $45.
Georgia college men fall in overtime
The Georgia College men’s basketball team dropped its Peach Belt Conference opener at North Georgia on Wednesday, losing 53-52 Wednesday in overtime.
Senior guard Jared Holmes led all scorers with 14 points. Ryan Aquino added 11 points.
Georgia College (6-2) takes on Mars Hill at 3 p.m. on Dec. 30 in Savannah.