Georgia Southern’s 2006 Homecoming Parade Friday afternoon set the mood for a long weekend of events. Eagles donned their pirate hats and embraced the pirate spirit during their “Shipwrecked at Southern” parade that snaked its way across campus Friday afternoon. Original floats and decorated vehicles cut a path from Paulson Stadium to Sweetheart Circle. This year’s week of events was the largest ever and next year is expected to be even bigger.Campus organizations grabbed up their swords and spears in the name of school spirit and rallied support for the Eagles as the team prepares for their Homecoming matchup against App State today at noon. The game will be televised live by SportSouth.