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Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015

McElwain has Gators in playoff mix

WHO'S HOT Florida Gators. The Gators found the right guy to turn their program around in Jim McElwain. Florida has essentially wrapped up a spot in the Southeastern Conference championship game.
By Chris Gay

Friday, Oct. 30, 2015

Laney defeats Westside, clinches region title

Laney had cause to celebrate, though, winning its fifth game in a row and clinching the Region 3-AAA title. The Wildcats (7-2) locked up home-field advantage for the first two rounds of the playoffs.
By Chris Gay

Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015

Augusta men's basketball team ranked No. 23

Jaguars are ranked No. 23 in preseason poll The Augusta University men's basketball team will enter the season ranked in the NCAA Division II top 25.
By Chris Gay

Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015

College football midweek: Ohio State remains hot

The top-ranked Buckeyes gave quarterback J.T. Barrett his first start of the season and he delivered against Rutgers with five total touchdowns. 
By Chris Gay

Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015

Wildcats' defense comes up big

On the strength of several big plays and a relentless defense, Laney knocked off Hephzibah, 36-0.
By Chris Gay

Friday, Oct. 23, 2015

Big-play Thomson offense rolls past Wayne County

A big-play Thomson offense featuring Billy Mance, Trey Parker and Rashad Sturgis helped Thomson get back on track Friday night, as the Bulldogs rolled to a 35-19 win over Wayne County at the ...
By Chris Gay

Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015

Wolfpack to regroup before Game 3

Greenbrier rolled past Creekview 7-1, but dropped the second game 7-6 in the second round of the GHSA Class AAAAA softball playoffs Wednesday.
By Chris Gay

Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015

Baylor on hot streak, Georgia Tech on slide

Second-ranked Baylor (6-0), led by coach Art Briles, hs scored 62 or more points in every game except the opener.
By Chris Gay

Friday, Oct. 16, 2015

Patterson scores 3 touchdowns in Lakeside win over Grovetown

Lakeside quarterback Nick Patterson had a hand in three touchdowns as the Panthers beat Grovetown 37-14.
By Chris Gay

Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015

Excitement abounds for Augusta University's men's basketball team

Augusta University coach Dip Metress' passion for basketball remains as strong as ever as he enters his 20th year as a head coach.
By Chris Gay

Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015

Despite loss, A.R. Johnson makes strides in volleyball

While West Hall defeated A.R. Johnson 25-16, 24-26, 25-12, 25-18 in the first round of the GHSA Class AAA playoffs, the match was more than just the score.
By Chris Gay

Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015

Utah looking like a College Football Playoff team

Utah is unbeaten and has the look of a serious contender in the Pac-12.
By Chris Gay

Friday, Oct. 9, 2015

Welch lead Aquinas on Senior Night

Aquinas quarterback Liam Welch made the most of another home contest, accounting for three touchdowns in a 48-0 win over Georgia Military College.
By Chris Gay

Benedict football team has an Augusta flavor

Coach Mike White and former Laney standouts Craig Hinson and George Myers are among those with Augusta ties onthe Benedict team playing in the Augusta City Classic on Saturday.
By Chris Gay

Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015

Campbell, Curry inducted into City Classic Hall of Fame

On Thursday night, former Lincoln County coaching legend Larry Campbell and former Augusta basketball great Michael Curry were inducted into the Augusta City Classic Hall of Fame.
By Chris Gay

Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015

McElwain has Florida looking like a contender

First-year coach Jim McElwain has Florida looking like a team that could easily win the Southeastern Conference East Division this season.
By Chris Gay

Friday, Oct. 2, 2015

Gamecocks bounce back, thump 'Dogs

HARLEM — Jermany Hawkins rushed for 208 yards and a pair of touchdowns as Screven County rolled to a 41-0 victory over Harlem.
By Chris Gay

Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015

LSU's Fournette looks like an early Heisman Trophy contender

With 631 rushing yards and eight touchdowns through three games, LSU running back Leonard Fournette is getting a ton of Heisman Trophy hype.
By Chris Gay

Jaguar athletic teams to use Augusta University effective immediately

After weeks of confusion, the Jaguar athletic teams will compete as Augusta University effective immediately.
By Chris Gay

Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015

After beating cancer, Kaufman runs in Ironman 70.3 Augusta

Marsha Kaufman competed in her first triathlon Sunday, but the Ironman 70.3 Augusta won't count toward her ultimate goal. Kaufman wants to complete the 50 states, 50 marathons challenge.
By Chris Gay
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