• Bobcat Athletics Puts 93 on PBC Presidential Honor Roll
    June 21, 2010
    Bobcat Athletics Puts 93 on PBC Presidential Honor Roll MARTINEZ, Ga. - The Peach Belt Conference (PBC) announced its Presidential Honor Roll recipients, with 93 Georgia College & State University student-athletes making the list. The program honors all student-athletes with a GPA of 3.0 or higher for the 2009-10 academic year.
  • Georgia College Wins Second-Straight PBC Commissioner’s Cup
    June 02, 2010
    Georgia College Wins Second-Straight PBC Commissioner’s Cup HILTON HEAD, S.C. – In 2008-09, the Georgia College & State University Athletic Department was awarded the Peach Belt Conference’s (PBC) all-sports trophy, the Commissioner’s Cup, for the first time in school history. So what does Bobcat Athletics do for an encore? Georgia College made it back-to-back, capturing the coveted cup for the second-straight season.
  • Cross Country’s Raines Named One of GCSU’s Top Active Student Volunteers
    March 30, 2010
    Cross Country’s Raines Named One of GCSU’s Top Active Student Volunteers MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – As part of National Volunteer Week, Georgia College & State University’s GIVE Center and director Kendall Stiles recently released the school’s Top 30 Active Volunteers list, with Bobcat cross country standout Heather Raines (Lawrenceville, Ga.) earning a spot.
  • Bobcats Land Six on USTFCCCA National All-Academic Team
    March 16, 2010
    Bobcats Land Six on USTFCCCA National All-Academic Team NEW ORLEANS – The Georgia College & State University women’s cross country team put six runners on the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) National All-Academic Team, the organization announced recently. Georgia College was one of just eight schools in the country with six players on the list.
  • Bobcat Cross Country Teams Selected to National All-Academic Teams List
    March 15, 2010
    Bobcat Cross Country Teams Selected to National All-Academic Teams List NEW ORLEANS – Both of the Georgia College & State University cross country teams were chosen to the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) National All-Academic Teams, the organization announced recently.
  • Four Bobcat Student-Athletes Named to Who’s Who
    December 22, 2009
    Four Bobcat Student-Athletes Named to Who’s Who MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Four Georgia College & State University student-athletes were selected to appear in the 2008 edition of "Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.”
  • GCSU Women’s Cross Country Puts Seven on PBC All-Academic
    December 10, 2009
    GCSU Women’s Cross Country Puts Seven on PBC All-Academic MARTINEZ, Ga. – The Georgia College & State University women’s cross country team and head coach Joe Samprone continue to have one of their best seasons in program history, adding the accolade of a league-best seven harriers on the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Women’s Cross Country All-Academic Teams.
  • Bobcat Athletics Second in Fall Commissioner’s Cup Standings
    December 05, 2009
    Bobcat Athletics Second in Fall Commissioner’s Cup Standings MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Georgia College & State University’s defense of the 2008-09 Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Commissioner’s Cup is off to a great start, as the Bobcats stand second after the tabulation of the fall season sports.
  • GCSU Cross Country’s Raines Helps Garner National PRSSA Award
    November 19, 2009
    GCSU Cross Country’s Raines Helps Garner National PRSSA Award MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Senior Heather Raines (Lawrenceville, Ga.) of the Georgia College & State University cross country team recently picked up some hardware off the course, as she led a team in the National CW/Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) Competition to a first-place finish.
  • Raines Dashes Away with GCSU Athlete of the Week Honors
    November 10, 2009
    Raines Dashes Away with GCSU Athlete of the Week Honors MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Senior Heather Raines (Lawrenceville, Ga.) of the women’s cross country team at Georgia College & State University was named GCSU Athlete of the Week for the week ending Nov. 8, the sports information office announced today (Nov. 10). This is the third award for Raines and the fourth for the women’s cross country team.
  • GCSU Women Take 4th at NCAA Cross Country Southeast Regional
    November 07, 2009
    GCSU Women Take 4th at NCAA Cross Country Southeast Regional WINGATE, N.C. – Posting the best finish in school history, the Georgia College & State University women’s cross country team took fourth at the NCAA Southeast Regional Championship today (Nov. 7) hosted by Wingate University.
  • Balkcom Selected GCSU Athlete of the Week
    October 27, 2009
    Balkcom Selected GCSU Athlete of the Week MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Senior Virginia Balkcom (Fayetteville, Ga.) of the Georgia College & State University women’s cross country team was named GCSU Athlete of the Week for the week ending Oct. 25, the sports information office announced today (Oct. 27). This is the first such honor for Balkcom and the third for the Bobcat women’s harriers this season.
  • Bobcat Women’s Runners Climb to #5 in Region
    October 27, 2009
    Bobcat Women’s Runners Climb to #5 in Region NEW ORLEANS – On the strength of a runner-up finish at the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Championships over the weekend, the Georgia College & State University women’s cross country team jumped five spots to No. 5 in the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Southeast Region Poll.
  • GCSU Women’s Cross Country Takes Runner-Up Spot at PBC Championships
    October 24, 2009
    GCSU Women’s Cross Country Takes Runner-Up Spot at PBC Championships LUMBERTON, N.C. – Senior Virginia Balkcom (Fayetteville, Ga.) took 10th place at the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Championships today (Oct. 24) earning All-PBC Second Team status and pacing the Bobcats to a runner-up finish. The second-place marks the best PBC meet finish for the Georgia College women’s cross country program.
  • GCSU Cross Country Teams Geared up for PBC Championships
    October 23, 2009
    GCSU Cross Country Teams Geared up for PBC Championships LUMBERTON, N.C. – The GEICO Peach Belt Conference Cross Country Championship starts Saturday, beginning with the women’s race at 8:30 a.m., and the Georgia College & State University cross country teams are looking to obtain that first elusive PBC title on both sides.
  • GCSU Cross Country Teams Remain in Top-10 Regional Rankings
    October 21, 2009
    GCSU Cross Country Teams Remain in Top-10 Regional Rankings MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. - The United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association of America (USTFCCCA) recently released its week 6 Southeast Region rankings, with the Georgia College & State University teams both taking spots in the top-10. The men took ninth and the women 10th.
  • Raines Named GCSU Athlete of the Week
    October 20, 2009
    Raines Named GCSU Athlete of the Week MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Senior Heather Raines (Lawrenceville, Ga.) of the Georgia College & State University women’s cross country team was named the GCSU Athlete of the Week for the week ending Oct. 18, the sports information office announced today (Oct. 20). This is the second consecutive honor for Raines as well as the women’s cross country team.
  • Raines Nearly Nabs Record, Bobcats Run Strong at SMC Invite
    October 16, 2009
    Raines Nearly Nabs Record, Bobcats Run Strong at SMC Invite COLCHESTER, Vt. – The Georgia College & State University women’s cross country team couldn’t have hoped for a better tune-up race to finish the regular season than to take second at the SMC Invitational, hosted by St. Michael’s College. Senior Heather Raines (Lawrenceville, Ga.) finished six seconds off the school record in the 5K, leading the team to finish tops among non-Division I schools in the race.
  • Georgia College Cross Country Teams Rest in Region’s Top-10
    October 14, 2009
    Georgia College Cross Country Teams Rest in Region’s Top-10 NEW ORLEANS – The Georgia College & State University’s men’s and women’s cross country teams held their ground in the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association of America (USTFCCCA) week five Southeast Region rankings released yesterday, Oct. 13. The men remained in the No. 9 slot, while the women rested in the No. 10 position.
  • Raines Runs Away With GCSU Athlete of the Week
    October 13, 2009
    Raines Runs Away With GCSU Athlete of the Week MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Senior Heather Raines (Lawrenceville, Ga.) of the Georgia College & State University women’s cross country team was named GCSU Athlete of the Week for the week ending Oct. 11, the sports information office announced today. This is the first such honor for both Raines and the Bobcat women this season.
  • Bobcat Women, Raines Take Titles at Southern Challenge
    October 11, 2009
    Bobcat Women, Raines Take Titles at Southern Challenge MARIETTA, Ga. – Georgia College & State University women’s cross country took six of the top eight individual finishes at the Southern Challenge Saturday (Oct. 10) hosted by Chattahoochee Tech, en route to the second race title in as many years for the Bobcat women.
  • Bobcat Cross Country Teams Keep Top-10 Slots
    October 07, 2009
    Bobcat Cross Country Teams Keep Top-10 Slots NEW ORLEANS – The United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association of America (USTFCCCA) recently released its week 4 Southeast Region rankings, with the Georgia College & State University teams both taking spots in the top-10. The men owned the No. 9 slot, while the women occupied the No. 10 position.
  • GCSU Cross Country Squads Remain in Region Top-10
    October 02, 2009
    GCSU Cross Country Squads Remain in Region Top-10 NEW ORLEANS – The United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association of America (USTFCCCA) recently released its week 3 Southeast Region rankings, with the Georgia College & State University teams both taking spots in the top-10. The men owned the No. 7 slot, while the women occupied the No. 10 position.
  • Rentz Selected for Leadership Certificate Program
    October 01, 2009
    Rentz Selected for Leadership Certificate Program MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Senior Caroline Rentz (Columbus, Ga.) of the Georgia College & State University women’s cross country team was recently honored with a selection to participate in the Leadership Certificate Program (LCP) at GCSU.
  • GCSU Women Fifth at Mercer RunFit Invite, Beat Three PBC Squads
    September 26, 2009
    GCSU Women Fifth at Mercer RunFit Invite, Beat Three PBC Squads MACON, Ga. – The Georgia College & State University women’s cross country squad isn’t used to seeing its name listed above reigning Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Champion Columbus State University, but the Bobcats did edge the Cougars at today’s Mercer RunFit Sports Invitational, taking fifth in the meet hosted by Mercer University.
  • Both GCSU Cross Country Squads Remain Regionally Ranked
    September 23, 2009
    Both GCSU Cross Country Squads Remain Regionally Ranked NEW ORLEANS – The United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association of America (USTFCCCA) recently released its week 2 Southeast Region rankings, with the Georgia College & State University teams both taking seventh.
  • Raines Named First PBC Women’s Runner of the Week in GCSU History
    September 21, 2009
    Raines Named First PBC Women’s Runner of the Week in GCSU History MARTINEZ, Ga. – Senior Heather Raines (Lawrenceville, Ga.) of the Georgia College & State University women’s cross country team was named Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Runner of the Week, the conference office announced today (Sept. 21). Raines is the first Bobcat women’s runner to ever be named to this weekly honor, which started in the 2005 season.
  • Bobcat Women Take Second at UT-San Antonio
    September 18, 2009
    Bobcat Women Take Second at UT-San Antonio SAN ANTIONIO – The Georgia College & State University women’s cross country squad took runner-up honors to host University of Texas-San Antonio at the Ricardo Romo UTSA Six Flags Fiesta Texas Classic. Senior Heather Raines (Lawrenceville, Ga.) led the Bobcat quintet with a top-10 finish as all five runners finished in the top-20.
  • Men and Women Harriers Both Regionally Ranked in Top-10
    September 16, 2009
    Men and Women Harriers Both Regionally Ranked in Top-10 NEW ORLEANS – The United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association of America (USTFCCCA) recently released its second batch of region rankings this season, with both Georgia College & State University cross country teams remaining in the top-10.
  • Bobcat Harriers Kick off 2009 at Berry Invite, Women Take Sixth
    September 12, 2009
    Bobcat Harriers Kick off 2009 at Berry Invite, Women Take Sixth BERRY, Ga. – After a ‘false start’ of postponing the first meet of the season, the Georgia College & State University cross country squads travelled to Berry College to start the 2009 season today (Sept. 12). The women’s team took sixth of the 20-team field on the 5K race.
  • Georgia College Hires Staton as Athletic Director
    August 28, 2009
    Georgia College Hires Staton as Athletic Director MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Georgia College & State University President Dr. Dorothy Leland and Dr. Bruce Harshbarger, Vice President for Student Affairs announced today the hiring of Wendell Staton as Director of Athletics for the University’s 10-sport Division II athletic department.
  • Bobcat Women’s Harriers Picked Fifth in Region
    August 28, 2009
    Bobcat Women’s Harriers Picked Fifth in Region NEW ORLEANS – The United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association of America (USTFCCCA) recently released its region rankings, with the Georgia College & State University women’s team taking fifth.
  • Cross Country Postpones Bobcat Invitational
    August 24, 2009
    Cross Country Postpones Bobcat Invitational MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College & State University cross country program and head coach Joe Samprone has postponed the Bobcat Invitational, originally scheduled for Friday, Aug. 28 at 5 p.m. No reschedule date has been set.
  • Cross Country Names Dobson as GA Coach
    August 24, 2009
    Cross Country Names Dobson as GA Coach MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College & State University cross country program and head coach Joe Samprone recently announced the hiring of Richard Dobson as graduate assistant coach.
  • Georgia College Cross Country Squads Each Predicted Third in PBC
    August 19, 2009
    Georgia College Cross Country Squads Each Predicted Third in PBC MARTINEZ, Ga. – Both the men’s and women’s cross country teams at Georgia College & State University were selected third in the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Preseason Coaches Poll, the conference office released Aug. 18.
  • Bobcat Cross Country Releases 2009 Schedule
    July 20, 2009
    Bobcat Cross Country Releases 2009 Schedule MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College & State University cross country program and head coach Joe Samprone released its 2009 schedule today (July 20), featuring six regular-season races including one home meet.
  • Bobcat Athletics Lands 92 on PBC Presidential Honor Roll
    June 25, 2009
    Bobcat Athletics Lands 92 on PBC Presidential Honor Roll MARTINEZ, Ga. – The Peach Belt Conference (PBC) announced its Presidential Honor Roll recipients with 92 Georgia College & State University student-athletes making the list. The program honors all student-athletes with a GPA of 3.0 or higher for the 2008-09 academic year.