Suggested t-shirt for the inaugural SoCon FanFest – My top basketball team made me millions and all I could think of was this event.
After posting this pop quiz last week, we found comments from the commish on the origin of that ‘big’ August party – Davidson. The D-Cats’ NCAA run made the league $4.5 million in never to be seen again unexpected revenue. With all that new money laying around, the league brainstormed how best to spend it.
. . . → Read More: How would you spend that SoCon money
It’s been three years, so 3Peat Nation should know the drill. When thinking ahead to the annual App State Bowl FCS National Title game in the Dirty ‘Nooga, you must:
1) Reserve lodging ASAP 2) Purchase tickets the day App State (fingers crossed) makes the playoffs 3) Brainstorm your great sign 4) Decorate your wheels
Time to add one more item to the to-do list – pack some heat. That, or some quality Kevlar.
General Sessions Court . . . → Read More: Just when you thought it was safe to return to the Dirty 'Nooga
Tonight is yet another edition of The Bunn and The Bachelorette. Prior to the big sleep-over night is a ‘reunion’ of the booted – those desperate brave men who have been shown the limo. Among those wounded lovers is former App State point guard Graham “The Man with Abs and A Hot” Bunn. /chokes back tears
Last week’s sad, sad farewell will be revisited, only this time with even more DRAMA!
DeAnna and Graham will both be put . . . → Read More: DeAnna couldn't help thinking outside the Bunn
T-Cats loss included deja vu. Richie Williams comes off the bench to ‘trigger a touchdown.’
LSU may be short one speedster. Holliday looking to Olympics.
Flipping for some flops. When trends combine.
Why Radford left VaTech for App State. They wanted to make him a defensive back.
The Human Blur hits ebay. Well, his first pro trading card did.
Champs turn teachers. See the gold. Be the gold.
Rockhold again a champion. Express take division title, now look to . . . → Read More: APP-prope links
Pop quiz! Multiple choice. One question only. No time limit.
Yes, you must show your work.
You’re the commissioner of one of the strongest FCS conferences in the land. Your league is coming off a historic season, so to kick off 2008-09 you decide to organize a SoCon Fan Fest! It’s open to one and all. You bill it as the first Tailgate Party of the Year! Music! Food! Prizes! Kiss the commish! (Scratch that last one)
Where . . . → Read More: The new center of the SoCon mini-verse
The SoCon announced its SportsSouth TV schedule yesterday. Last season’s co-champions App State and Wofford get three shows apeice, yet oddly enough not one together. One of the three App State games will be from the please be done partially renovated KBS (Homecoming with The Citadel). The other two are at The Stink and the ‘Whee.
So with less than three months before kickoff (64 days and counting!), five of our 12 games this upcoming season will be . . . → Read More: App State becoming TV Must See
The Missoulian has posted part one of a four-part series on “the viability of Montana moving up to big-time college football.” Today’s intro is really just that, setting the stage for exploring two I-A FBS programs (one “strugging,” one not) and then evaluating where Montana would fit in with the big boys.
And yes, 3Peat Nation is mentioned, and honorably.
In the meantime, Montana would need to come up with funding for two more women’s sports – complete with . . . → Read More: It's mid-June, perfect time to argue I-A
The Canadian Football League season begins tonight with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats mixing it up with the Montreal Alouettes. Two weeks ago the contest promised a sweet App State reunion – Richie “The Man” Williams suiting up against The TD Machine Kevin Richardson.
Sadly, it ain’t gonna happen.
Richie will be on the field tonight, albeit as the backup QB. As for K-Rich, he’s back to looking for a job. He was given up by ze French last week.
. . . → Read More: CFL kicks off tonight and I want revenge
Taken from the Bluefield Daily Telegraph
That’s former App State baseball standout turned MLB draft pick Jason Rook looking professional. He’s now playing with the Bluefield Orioles and is doing quite well.
In the first five games of his professional baseball career, Jason Rook hit with a .294 average and scored three runs. His on-base percentage is .478 and slugging percentage is .294 for a solid .772 OPS. He attributed the hot start to his obsessive work . . . → Read More: AppFan Photo of the Day
Last season Garry Tharrington was often injured, but never out. Pain rarely kept him on the sidelines long. Depressingly, it appears grades will.
The Bionic End is out for 2008.
Coach Jerry Moore said yesterday that Tharrington has been declared academically ineligible for the 2008 season.
“I hope that Gary learns from this and becomes a better man because of it,” Moore said. “I personally think that he will. He has been a great contributor to our program and . . . → Read More: This is gonna hurt
The upcoming season of SoCon football already promises to showcase an excellent class of quarterbacks – App State’s Armanti Edwards, Elon’s Scott Riddle and The Citadel’s Bart “Bart!” Blanchard. (Seriously, those are three good QBs).
How will SoCon foes compete? The traditional way – by going shopping! Of course!
Georgia Southern and Lil’ Sammy recently announced they’ve signed prospective leaders, and both come from I-A FBS.
Lil’ Sammy landed Matt Malouf of Memphis, while the legacy of Jayson Foster . . . → Read More: Newest Eagle comes looking for a good time
Sorry, can’t resist. As seen on last night’s the Bunn and the Bachelorette, one of the photos of a young Graham Bunn on display at his parents’ home.