Stories by Chris Gay

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Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016

Ironman of the Day: Chad Gossett

Chad Gossett, a 45-year-old from Evans, says he hopes to finish the Ironman 70.3 Augusta in six hours or fewer.
By Chris Gay

Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016

Panthers sweep matches against Irish, Knights

Lakeside defeated Evans 25-22, 25-20 before defeating Aquinas, 25-17, 25-19 during Tuesday's volleyball tri-match.
By Chris Gay

Ironman of the Day: Wendy Kutlin

Wendy Kutlin, a former softball player at Seton Hall, said preseason workouts helped spawn her running
By Chris Gay

Monday, Sept. 19, 2016

Ironman of the Day: Natalie Kurilko

After her husband Christian competed in likely his last Ironman 140.6 event in October 2015 in Louisville, Ky., Natalie asked her husband to train her for her first Augusta compe­tition.
By Chris Gay

Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016

Ironman of the Day: Wade Payton

Wade Payton competed in short triathlons 25 years ago. When the first Ironman 70.3 Augusta took place in 2009, he wanted to give it a try because of his brother, Daryl, who is six years younger.
By Chris Gay

Friday, Sept. 16, 2016

Washington County bounces back, beats Evans

Corteveyas Mitchell and Darius Tucker combined for 250 rushing yards as the Golden Hawks knocked off Evans, 20-19.
By Chris Gay

Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016

Harlem blanks Westside on Senior Night

Harlem remained unbeaten in Region 4-AA play after knocking off Westside, 10-0, on Tuesday night.
By Chris Gay

Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016

Augusta Prep girls win their meet

The Augusta Prep girls successfully defended their home ground in Saturday morning's cross country event.
By Chris Gay

Surprising Wolfpack stay perfect

Greenbrier routed Harlem 34-9 on Friday, improving to 3-0 for the first time in 19 years.
By Chris Gay

Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016

Augusta Prep's volleyball team tunes up for tournament with split

Augusta Prep coach Rich Bland found the benefit of losing to Lakeside and later defeating Westside on Wednesday night.
By Chris Gay

Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016

Evans rallies to defeat Laney

Levin Lackey said it was "exciting" playing again in his old stadium. The former Laney quarterback created his own excitement Saturday, scoring two touchdowns in the fourth quarter, as Evans ...
By Chris Gay

Friday, Sept. 2, 2016

Ex-Laney coach returns with Evans team

Lemuel Lackey makes his return to Laney for the first time since his departure.
By Chris Gay

Monday, Aug 29, 2016

Harlem takes positives from lightning-shortened game

Harlem left Grovetown without an official win Monday. Instead, the Lady Bulldogs departed with plenty of good feelings.
By Chris Gay

Saturday, Aug 27, 2016

North Augusta holds off Evans to remain undefeated

North Augusta coach Brian Thomas was quick to point out his team has several mistakes to fix. Nonetheless, the Yellow Jackets will go into their bye week still undefeated after pulling out a 28-20 ...
By Chris Gay

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016

Hard-working Grovetown beats Evans in volleyball

Grovetown didn't play a perfect match Tuesday. Still, the Lady Warriors pulled out a 25-15, 25-20 victory over Evans in a nonregion contest.
By Chris Gay

Monday, Aug 22, 2016

Cavaliers roll to first win over Lions

Clayton Seigler and B.J. Stone combined for 283 rushing yards as Augusta Prep rolled to a 44-0 victory over Augusta Christian on Monday night.
By Chris Gay

Saturday, Aug 20, 2016

Burke County defeats Grovetown

Burke County scored three times in the final 14 minutes of the first half and never looked back in a 29-7 victory over Grovetown.
By Chris Gay

Friday, Aug 19, 2016

Augusta Prep looks to build upon success

Two years ago, the Augusta Prep football players took their lumps. The Cavaliers won just one game in 2014 with a team full of underclassmen. Now, those players are juniors and seniors.
By Chris Gay

Columbia County teams step up in class

Coaches and players in Colum­bia County are cautiously optimistic about their much-improved playoff chances.
By Chris Gay

Thursday, Aug 18, 2016

Decisions count tonight for new Grovetown coach

Everything starts for real tonight for Grovetown and new head coach Damien Postell.
By Chris Gay
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