Stories by Chris Gay

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Sunday, Aug 17, 2014

Patriots looking to take next step in playoffs

Quinton Phillips and his Westside teammates are looking to finally break through this season.
By Chris Gay

Friday, Aug 15, 2014

Paine selects Kohn as athletic director

Selina Kohn made history today when she was tapped to replace Tim Duncan as Paine College's athletic director.
By Chris Gay

Thursday, Aug 14, 2014

Laney looking to keep run going

When talking about Laney's program through the years, Lemuel Lackey surprised himself.
By Chris Gay

Wildcats' program is making strides

Westminster is known for its high-caliber boys and girls soccer programs. But now with football in its fifth season, junior middle linebacker Ethan Lynch is starting to see his sport break through.
By Chris Gay

Tuesday, Aug 12, 2014

Lions eager to strap on pads

Paine College started fall practice in just helmets as the team prepares for their Division II opener at Shorter on Sept. 4. Friday, the players will start practicing in full pads.
By Chris Gay

Saturday, Aug 9, 2014

James Brown, I.M. Pei connect Rock Hall of Fame to Augusta

CLEVELAND - Situated next to Lake Erie and the Cleveland Browns’ FirstEnergy Stadium, the the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame stands out on its own with its glass, triangular architecture reminiscent ...
By Chris Gay

Saturday, Aug 2, 2014

Guy says Hall has 'a complete team'

CANTON, OHIO - Wearing a gold and black tie underneath his gold jacket, Ray Guy made Pro Football Hall of Fame history Saturday night.
By Chris Gay

Guy's friends make Canton trip

CANTON, OHIO - At least 25 people from Thomson attended Saturday night's Pro Football Hall of Fame induction, along with several people from Augusta.
By Chris Gay

Guy greets Hall of Fame

CANTON, Ohio — Ray Guy slipped on the jacket Friday night. A perfect fit.
By Chris Gay

Friday, Aug 1, 2014

Ex-Falcon finally gets his wish

CANTON, Ohio - Whether he is the first true Atlanta Falcon to get inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame is up for debate. Claude Humphrey is just happy to get enshrined.
By Chris Gay

Guy's impact on NFL continues to be felt

Ray Guy's meeting with Rick Sang led to a new career for Guy after his illustrious 14-year career with the Raiders.
By Chris Gay

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Guy's legend grows in college

The legend of Ray Guy didn't stop in Thomson. It continued to grow at his new home 500 miles away from his old stomping grounds, at Southern Mississippi.
By Chris Gay

Guy's ability to punt added a new phrase to football lexicon: hang time

After accomplishing myriad athletic feats in high school and college, Ray Guy continued to amaze NFL fans with his punting ability. The story of him punting a ball into the scoreboard in the ...
By Chris Gay

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Cal Storm rallies to win in overtime

Behind Andee Velasco's 19 points, Cal Storm rallied late to shock the Tree of Hope in overtime, 65-60, in the Nike Nationals Elite Youth Basketball League championship.
By Chris Gay

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Expectations low for Paine football team

At the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Con­ference Media Day last week, Paine College coach Greg Ruffin expected low projections around the league for his football program.
By Chris Gay

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Stories about Guy's exploits at Thomson live on

THOMSON — The Ray Guy stories from his youth are almost endless – and most of them are true.
By Chris Gay

Davidson graduate earns spot on Falcons' cheerleading squad

Cara Peoples Miller, a Davidson Fine Arts Magnet School graduate, earned a spot this summer as an Atlanta Falcons cheerleader. Miller and Evans High School graduate Cayla Hale are two of the 12 ...
By Chris Gay

Monday, July 21, 2014

Longtime Masters City volunteer dies

Ralph Herndon, who died Sunday at 83, was a longtime fixture at Masters City Little League.
By Chris Gay

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Golfer from China leads Vaughn Taylor event

Xue-Wen Luo has been in the United States just two months. While he's still learning English, he let his golf do his talking Wednesday.
By Chris Gay

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Local players off the pace in Vaughn Taylor Championship

Greenbrier teammates Tyler Barker and States Fort and Lakeside's Hunter Dunagan will have to rally in the final two rounds if they want to be the first area golfer to win.
By Chris Gay
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