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Wednesday's Central Georgia Daily News 'n Notes: Season previews for Georgia College, FVSU; UGA set for Dooley name ceremony; Braves, Falcons, state college FB

Michael A. LoughComment
Wednesday's Central Georgia Daily News 'n Notes: Season previews for Georgia College, FVSU; UGA set for Dooley name ceremony; Braves, Falcons, state college FB

Wednesday's Central Georgia - and of interest to Central Georgia - news and notes, compiled from staff reports, email reports, the web, and social media.

 

Coming Thursday

          The Sports Report’s predictions for the week, latest statewide polls, Maxwell Ratings updates, and a combo high school/college/Loughdmouthings column.

          In or to come to The Latest Coverage.

 

Dooley Field at Sanford Stadium, coming Saturday

Players pushed for Dooley honor

Politics involved in the name addition? Naww

Dooley more than just a great coach

Birthday on Wednesday, naming on Saturday

 

Georgia College volleyball eye next step

          The Bobcats finished second in the Peach Belt tournament a year ago, and will be led by all-conference and all-tournament standout Libby Bochniak as they try for the hardware.

          Four other key players return, and will be in action when Georgia College hosts Tusculum Friday night, and then Limestone and Lindenwood on Saturday.

 

Seniors to lead FVSU volleyballers

          Five seniors, along with junior India King of Warner Robins, will lead Fort Valley State when it opens the volleyball season on Friday at Middle Georgia State.

          FVSU, which hosts Albany State on Tuesday, went 5-17 last year. Nia Bell leads the group of seniors, with King – second on the team in kills – providing a boost.

 

‘New’ is the key word for Georgia College soccer

          A new head coach and a number of new players will be on the pitch for Georgia College when it starts the season Friday at Eckerd.

          Tinna Gallagher takes over, and has a roster of seven freshman, including Carlie Harriger of Howard.

 

Braves Report

Time for a series with a real pennant-race feel

And more of that to come

Both teams are hot

Next: Thursday, vs. Washington, 7:20 p.m., MLBN/FSSE; Friday, vs. Washington, 7:20 p.m., FSSO; Saturday, vs. Washington, 7:20 p.m., FSSO, Sunday, vs. Washington, 1:20 p.m.; FSSO; Monday, at Philadelphia, 7:05 p.m., FSSE/MLB; Tuesday, at Philadelphia, 7:05 p.m., FSSE; Wednesday, at Philadelphia, 7:05 p.m., FSSE; at Philadelphia, 7:15 p.m., FOX; Friday, at Washington, 7:05 p.m., FSSO

 

Falcons Report

Game with Eagles will have live betting angle

Ryan ready for the season, and for no more Julio Watch

More Julio Watch talk

Same ol’ Matt Bryant

This is not a young team

 

Peach State college football Report

UGA: Herrien earned his shot

UGA: Notebook

UGA: OT Wilson banged up

 

Tech: What to do against USF

Tech: USF’s offense not so hot

Tech: You’ll see all three QBs again this week

 

Georgia State: Welcoming hurricane evacuees

Georgia Southern: Game still on

Kennesaw State: Work to do