Stories by Chris Gay

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Nike Peach Jam has had an illustrious run

Nike Peach Belt alumni include No. 1 draft picks in the NBA Draft, current superstars and others who have gone on to Hall of Fame careers in the NBA.
By Chris Gay

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Olympic hopeful has found home in Augusta

Georgia Regents graduate assistant cross country/track coach Pardon Ndhlovu has qualified to represent his home country, Zimbabwe, in the marathon in the 2016 Olympics.
By Chris Gay

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Flag removal would give USC Aiken chance to hold championships

If South Carolina brings down the Confederate Flag, the move would benefit NCAA Division I and Division II programs throughout the state.
By Chris Gay

Friday, June 26, 2015

Georgia Regents adds seven in men's basketball recruiting class

Georgia Regents coach Dip Metress stayed true to his recruiting philosophy for this year's class.
By Chris Gay

Thursday, June 25, 2015

USC Aiken narrows candidates to replace Alexander

USC Aiken's search committee to replace men's basketball coach Vince Alexander has been narrowed to four finalists.
By Chris Gay

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Georgia Junior players try to deal with heat, Lee

With the temperature reaching triple digits again, golfers in the Georgia Junior Championship looked to recover from the scorching weather in whatever way they could as they pursued leader S.M. Lee.
By Chris Gay

Monday, June 22, 2015

Lee shoots 63, leads at West Lake

S.M. Lee would've played in the Georgia Junior Championship last year, but he missed it for a simple reason. He didn't know about it.
By Chris Gay

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Heat will be a factor at Georgia Junior Championship

Warm weather will be the biggest item junior golfers have to deal with this week at West Lake Country Club.
By Chris Gay

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Siler returns to Augusta after winning two titles

Garret Siler helped lead two teams in two countries to a pair of championships the past three months, and he has hopes of returning to the NBA.
By Chris Gay

Familiar faces to lead Laney, Hepzibah in football

Laney has hired Rodney McFadden as head football coach, while Hephzibah filled its football coaching vacancy with William Harrell.
By Chris Gay

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Kountakis rallies from slow start at Palmetto Amateur

AIKEN - Defending champion Emmanuel Kountakis, of Augusta, began defense of his Palmetto Amateur title with a back-nine rally on Wednesday.
By Chris Gay

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Burkhart ready to resume amateur career

A decade after winning the Palmetto Amateur with his final-round 59, Dane Burkhart is returning to the Palmetto Amateur.
By Chris Gay

Lakeside girls golfer still figuring out college plans

Lakeside golfer Megan Sabol is gaining notice for her play in high school and in amateur events.
By Chris Gay

Friday, May 29, 2015

Whitfield has some eating to do if he wants to fight

Fight night tonight in Augusta is billed as "Drama at the Bell." On Friday evening, it was "Drama at the Holiday Inn Express" during the event's weigh-in.
By Chris Gay

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Campbell becomes Paine head men's basketball coach

Chase Campbell signed a contract Tuesday to be Paine College's interim head men's basketball coach for the 2015-16 season.
By Chris Gay

Campbell named interim Paine coach

Paine College hired Chase Campbell today to be its interim head men's basketball coach for the 2015-16 season.
By Chris Gay

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Crain's legacy carries on at Palmetto Amateur

AIKEN - When the Palmetto Amateur takes place this year, the tournament will do so for the first time without Berry Crain.
By Chris Gay

Monday, May 18, 2015

Burke County's Marchman finishes as runner-up

KEYSVILLE, Ga. - Rylie Marchman was OK with losing to North Oconee's Crockett Floyd on high school golf's biggest stage Monday.
By Chris Gay

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Dooley gives advice at banquet

Vince Dooley told the audience at the Greater Augusta Medals for Excellence in Sports (G.A.M.E.S.) banquet about preparing themselves for opportunities, "because you never know when they're going ...
By Chris Gay

Friday, May 8, 2015

Link departs Paine, heads to Clayton State

After leading the Lions to a 23-7 campaign and a SIAC regular season title this past season, Jimmy Link now heads to Morrow, Ga. to replace Paul Harrison at Clayton State. 
By Chris Gay
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