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Jirsa to coach Bulldogs

...athletic director Vince Dooley named Bulldog assistant Ron Jirsa as the university's 18th head basketball coach Monday...the NCAA Tournament's Sweet 16. "I am so happy for Ron Jirsa. This couldn't have happened to a better, more deserving...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/05/20/oth_208626.shtml
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Coach Mark Fox loses his star, but has depth for a change

...conference play. This is Year 5 of his tenure at a school that has never shown a long leash with its basketball coaches. Ron Jirsa lasted only two years before he was dumped in the 1990s. Fox's predecessor, Dennis Felton, didn't make it through...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/uga/2013-11-07/coach-mark-fox-loses-his-star
Purnell names coaching assistants

CLEMSON, S.C. -- Clemson coach Oliver Purnell is bringing his three assistants from Dayton to the Tigers. Ron Jirsa, Josh Postorino and Frank Smith will follow Purnell, the university announced Tuesday. Jirsa has 15 years of Division...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/30/cle_371172.shtml
Clemson
Charlotte assistant joins Clemson staff

...recruiting," said newly hired coach Oliver Purnell. Nickelberry will replace Josh Postorino, who left with Tiger assistant Ron Jirsa when Jirsa got the head coaching job at Marshall. Before coming to Charlotte, Nickelberry was an assistant for three...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/09/cle_380624.shtml
Clemson
A clue, a clue, their kingdom for a clue

...bellowed late Sunday afternoon at Stegeman Coliseum, "get a (bleepin') clue!" His target did not respond. Instead, Ron Jirsa, the first-year head coach of the Bulldogs, kept standing impassively along the home sideline, arms folded, silently...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/01/19/met_220838.shtml
Metro
Georgia, Tech Clemson in NIT

...16-11). Both games will be played Wednesday night. "We're appreciative for the chance to play," Georgia coach Ron Jirsa said. "I think the players are very excited about the chance to play again. Certainly, it's a challenge to go against...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/08/nca_255541.shtml
College basketball
Dawgs, Jackets look beyond NIT in 1999

...Having settled for the NIT this season, both schools face critical crossroads in 1999. The pressure will be intense for Ron Jirsa and the Bulldogs to reclaim their Tubby-era prominence, while Tech coach Bobby Cremins must turn a rebuilding job into...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/04/02/oth_225341.shtml
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Georgia will find lane full

...with 4.4 per game."I think we have got to be a better passing team, but we can still penetrate," Georgia coach Ron Jirsa said. "We just have to recognize their personnel. Whether it's defending a great shooter or driving the lane against...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/03/24/oth_224759.shtml
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Two-sport player to shift focus

...which kicks off spring practice Tuesday. "Larry Brown gets my vote for athlete of the year," Georgia basketball coach Ron Jirsa said. "To be able to excel in two sports in the Southeastern Conference at this level of competition is . . . amazing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/03/26/oth_224903.shtml
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Tubby Smith to coach against Georgia

...Athens, Jan. 18). "The thing for us is we've got to come out from the beginning ready to play," Georgia coach Ron Jirsa said. "We've got to be ready, particularly on the defensive end, because we're playing a team with an awful lot...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/01/06/oth_220158.shtml
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