Stories by Chris Gay

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Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Westside coach's health issue is 'straightened out'

Westside coach Scott Tate wants to keep the focus on this week's game, not on his health.
By Chris Gay

Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014

Lions break through on homecoming

Quarterback Loranzo Hammonds engineered a pair of second-half scoring drives and Paine's big-play defense stuffed Edward Waters in a 38-14 homecoming win Saturday at Lucy C. Laney Stadium.
By Chris Gay

Friday, Oct. 17, 2014

Daggett leads ARC to win over Evans

Tony Daggett threw two touchdown passes and intercepted a pair of passes after halftime as Richmond Academy knocked off Evans, 24-21.
By Chris Gay

Paine seeks first victory on homecoming

Paine College football coach Greg Ruffin is hoping divine intervention comes into play Saturday.
By Chris Gay

Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

Local college basketball teams begin practice

Entering his 19th season as a head coach, Georgia Regents' Dip Metress knows how to keep things fresh. When the start of basketball season officially kicked off Wednesday, Metress began practice ...
By Chris Gay

Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

Richt had Dogs ready after loss of star back

WHO'S HOT Mark Richt.
By Chris Gay

Friday, Oct. 10, 2014

Westside defeats Hephzibah

Joshua Reynolds scored on two touchdown runs to help lead Westside to a 28-7 win over Hephzibah on Friday night.
By Chris Gay

Paine hits the road still seeking its first win

Paine College faces a mirror image Saturday on the gridiron. Still seeking their first win, the Lions play at Limestone.
By Chris Gay

Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014

Rams keep Lions winless with shutout

Paine College committed four turnovers and generated little offense in a 17-0 loss to Albany State on Saturday at Lucy Laney Stadium.
By Chris Gay

Friday, Oct. 3, 2014

Burke County defeats Thomson

Burke County rushed for 273 yards, including Caleeb Roberson's go-ahead, 33-yard score midway through the third quarter.
By Chris Gay

Turnovers have hurt Paine College

A lot is going right for Paine College through four games, except in the win column. Still, Paine is seeking its first win when it plays host to Albany State at 4 p.m. today at Lucy Laney ...
By Chris Gay

Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014

High-scoring Cougars off to a fast start

WHO'S HOT Brigham Young. The No. 18 Cougars are off to a 4-0 start thanks to their high-powered offense. It has defeated the likes of Texas and Virginia.
By Chris Gay

Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014

Friends compete in support of Seigler

Peggy Seigler is battling a rare form of cancer and can't compete in Ironman 70.3 Augusta, but three friends are participating in her honor.
By Chris Gay

Lions remain winless

After dropping its first three games by a combined nine points, Paine College watched Morehouse score 10 unanswered points in the fourth quarter for a 20-10 defeat at Lucy Laney Stadium.
By Chris Gay

Friday, Sept. 26, 2014

Lakeside shocks Houston County

The Lakeside defense made big plays in the second half as the Panthers shocked No. 9 Houston County, 24-20.
By Chris Gay

Paine College seeks first win

When Paine plays host to Morehouse Saturday at Lucy Laney Stadium, the Lions will be looking for their first win.
By Chris Gay

Ironman of the day: Meredith Johnston

Competing in her first Ironman 70.3 Augusta, Johnston said finishing will be a big accomplishment. As for a time goal, she said she’d like to finish in less than six hours.
By Chris Gay

Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014

Ironman of the Day: Stuart Carpenter

Stuart Carpenter, 44, says he has two goals for the Intermedix Ironman 70.3 Augusta. To finish, and to do so in less than 6 hours.
By Chris Gay

Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014

Ironman of the Day: Devon Kijewski

Devon Kijewski, 27, will be competing in her third Ironman 70.3 Augusta, so she knows what to expect.
By Chris Gay

Paine likely to start a new quarterback

Coach Greg Ruffin said Paine is "going to work a new quarterback in" as the Lions prepare for Saturday's Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference game against Morehouse.
By Chris Gay

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Turkeys get taste of own medicine

I got up and out of my sickbed so I could write this column because it’s time for the annual Turkey of the Year awards, the highlight of the holiday season.
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