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Benjamin Tankersley

Site Manager - From the Rumble Seat

My name is Benjamin Tankersley. I am currently a fourth-year Journalism major at the University of Georgia. I'm also working on a communication studies minor and the sports media certificate.
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Twitter: @FTRSBen
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Work from UGA

Atlanta Journal-Constitution
03/15/2016
Georgia women seek another NCAA swim crown

The Bulldogs, who recently stumbled to a third-place finish in the SEC championships, will seek to win their third national title over the past four seasons.

Athens Banner-Herald
03/08/2016
UGA women's swimmers & divers lead NCAA championships

ATLANTA | After leading for the first three days, Georgia's women's swimming and diving team is pleasantly surprised with its top position heading into tonight's NCAA championship finals at the McAuley Aquatic Center.

Flagpole

Flagpole Magazine
06/24/2015
A Crackdown on Beer Sales Threatens the Future of AthFest

A quirk in state and local alcohol laws for special events has some Athens nonprofit directors reaching for the bottle. A discrepancy between state and local permitting requirements to serve alcohol at special events shut down the Twilight Criterium's beer gardens in April, putting the popular bike race in financial peril.

Flagpole Magazine
06/08/2015
Aldi Is Coming to the Eastside

Following a meeting of the Athens-Clarke County Planning Commission on Thursday, Aldi's proposal to add a second Athens store at the intersection of Barnett Shoals Road and College Station Road is moving forward. The area in which the discount grocery store-which already has a location on Atlanta Highway-is proposed to be built is a five-acre plot currently inhabited by an old service station.

From the Rumble Seat

From The Rumble Seat
04/21/2015
Zach Laskey Brings A Lot to the Table as an NFL Prospect

Our NFL Draft Scouting Reports continue with a fan favorite who brings a lot to the table and has drawn significant intrigue from multiple NFL teams. Laskey's stats could have been much better over the course of his career, but he never really got the chance to be the go-to guy at B-back for the entire season.

From The Rumble Seat
11/15/2014
Georgia Tech Football: Deshaun Watson goes Down, Tech takes Advantage, Wins 28-6

It was a great day for the Georgia Tech Defense. It's only appropriate that on the way back from the stadium following Tech's 28-6 victory over Clemson, I heard Led Zeppelin's "Ramble On." Tech rambled on during Senior Day. "It was huge," LB Quayshawn Nealy said. "It was Senior Day, a lot of emotion.

From The Rumble Seat
12/15/2014
Georgia Tech Football: Breaking Down Mississippi State's Schedule

We take a look at Mississippi State's schedule and what it could mean for Georgia Tech in the Orange Bowl. Today, as a start to FTRS' pre-game coverage of the Orange Bowl, we break down Mississippi State's schedule game-by-game and determine what that could mean for us when we play them in a couple weeks.

From The Rumble Seat
02/25/2016
Beesball: Reviewing Tech's Victory over Southern

The Yellow Jackets won in extra innings last night. What did we learn from the game? WP: Keyton Gibson (1-0) || LP: Byron Yelverton (0-1) ||S: Jake Lee (1) 1. Cole Pitts looks to be the midweek starter, but...

Barrow County News and Gaineville Times

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