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.

June 2, 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.”

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.

December 5, 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.

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.

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.

November 7, 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

October 7, 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.

October 2, 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.

October 1, 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.