Stories by Chris Gay

Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015

Jaguars keep cool, upset No. 19 UNC Pembroke

Keshun Sherrill scored five of his 20 points in the final 1:07 as Georgia Regents blew a large lead, rallied late and shocked the 19th-ranked Braves, 57-55, at Christenberry Fieldhouse.
By Chris Gay

Jaguar women best Braves

Camille Gee scored 18 points, Hutt had a double-double and the Georgia Regents women defeated UNC Pembroke, 55-47, at Christenberry Fieldhouse.
By Chris Gay

Paine looking to keep win streak alive

Paine College's men's basketball team will look to extend its school-record, 13-game winning streak when it plays at 7:30 tonight at Morehouse.
By Chris Gay

Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015

Shepard looking ahead to 2016 Augusta Futurity

While some top-notch cutters from Texas and Oklahoma have stopped competing in the Augusta Futurity, the Shepards continue to make it a regular stop.
By Chris Gay

Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015

Shepard wins Futurity Open finals

Austin Shepard walked out of James Brown Arena with another memory to add to his collection. The Summerdale, Ala., cutter rung up a score of 222 on Paradox Cat to win the Futurity Open finals ...
By Chris Gay

Ramsey claims Futurity Non-Pro finals

Barnwell Ramsey finally won at his favorite cutting event. On Mia Sugar Baby, Ramsey marked 216 early in the competition and held on to win the Futurity Non-Pro finals by a point at James Brown Arena.
By Chris Gay

Friday, Jan. 23, 2015

Queen takes Classic Open crown

Aboard TGI Playtime, Skip Queen marked the highest score of the show this week - 228 - to claim the Classic Open finals Friday night at James Brown Arena.
By Chris Gay

Bowman wins third Augusta title, claims Classic Non-Pro

Page Bowman made the most of her three chances to win the Classic Non-Pro finals Friday night.
By Chris Gay

Graham wins Area 18 youth finals

Blake Graham competed in the Augusta Futurity earlier in the week, returned to East Laurens Middle School in Dublin, Ga,, and then hurried back Friday afternoon to Augusta.
By Chris Gay

Ex-Steeler great, Pro Football Hall of Famer makes Futurity Non-Pro finals

Former Pittsburgh Steeler great and Pro Football Hall of Famer Mel Blount showed two cutting horses in the Augusta Futurity on Friday and advanced one to Saturday night's Futurity Non-Pro finals.
By Chris Gay

Paine men looking to match school win streak

With a win today, the Paine College men will match the school's longest winning streak, a 12-game campaign believed to be the record set during the 1984-85 season when the school was NAIA. 
By Chris Gay

Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015

Colgrove, 13, claims third Augusta Futurity title

Blakley Colgrove is a year older, wears braces and continues to do what she does best - win in Augusta.
By Chris Gay

Georgia cutter claims amateur title

After struggling in two other events, Jordan Vaughn and Wild Haired Fitz found success in the Unlimited Amateur 4-Year-Old finals at James Brown Arena. The pair marked 213.5 to claim the event by ...
By Chris Gay

Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015

Wimberly returns to Classic Non-Pro finals

Kaitlyn Wimberly returned this week to the Augusta Futurity for the first time in her new role: mother.
By Chris Gay

Shepard, Paradox Cat win Futurity Open go-round

Austin Shepard has 24 horses he brought with him to the Augusta Futurity. One of those horses might just help him take home the show's crown jewel later this week.
By Chris Gay

Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015

LSU graduate breaks through in Augusta Futurity

Amanda Standish had little luck last year at the Augusta Futurity. All that changed Tuesday.
By Chris Gay

Tennessee cutter Arney wins $35,000 Non-Pro Any Age finals

In her first Augusta Futurity appearance, Teri Arney walked away a winner Tuesday. Aboard Sadiereyes, she marked 220 to win the $35,000 Non-Pro Any Age finals by 3.5 points.
By Chris Gay

Shepard wins Classic Open go-round

Austin Shepard is back in Augusta making noise in the event he seems to enjoy the most.
By Chris Gay

Monday, Jan. 19, 2015

Bagley making most of Augusta Futurity opportunity

When her mother underwent cancer for a second time, Jessica Bagley started to appreciate showing cutting horses a little more. On Monday, Bagley and Cloud Nine DNA marked 219 to capture the ...
By Chris Gay

Tama Boon, McClure win $50,000 Amateur go-round

Hali McClure and Tama Boon marked 219 to win the $50,000 Amateur Any Age go-round, the first event of the 36th annual Augusta Futurity.
By Chris Gay
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