Saw Chandler’s post Monday on the Georgia women’s gymnastics team and it brought back memories. My first foray into sports media was actually covering the team as a student for UGA’s daily RED AND BLACK.
(I also needed chalk - hours later in my locked dorm room)
I remember pining for the gymnastics beat at a R & B staff meeting because the gymnasts, despite some obvious post-pubescent issues, were far and away the hottest females on campus. And that included the putrid-perfumed, annoying-accented sorority members populating Milledge Ave.
(Yoculan was like Cruella, but in a good way, of course!)
That fact was made all the more impressive when you consider every morning on campus you couldn’t swing a dead cat without swiping a hungover hottie heading to her 7:50. Even I cleaned up nicely on the social circuit back then, well before the Detroit Lions-esque losing streak that now plagues me. Read more…