Stories by Chris Gay

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Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Black golf pioneer honored with 21-ball salute

At Augusta Municipal Golf Course on Wednesday, former pro golfer Jim Dent headed up a group of seven golfers memorializing pioneer Pete Brown with a 21-ball salute at the practice range.
By Chris Gay

Georgia Regents women's golf team begins play in regional

The Georgia Regents women's golf team is back in the postseason for the second consecutive year.
By Chris Gay

Monday, May 4, 2015

The Bus stops for Boy Scouts dinner in Augusta

Jerome Bettis described the phone call announcing his election into the Pro Football Hall of Fame as "amazing."
By Chris Gay

Friday, May 1, 2015

Fritz brings ring to GSU Coaches Caravan meeting

After a successful first season as coach of Georgia Southern's football team, Fritz was rewarded last month with a ring that reads: Sun Belt Champions.
By Chris Gay

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Richt, Fox make appearance in Augusta

Georgia football coach Mark Richt and basketball coach Mark Fox stopped in Augusta for the UGA Day event at the Augusta Marriott and Convention Center.
By Chris Gay

Monday, April 27, 2015

Boxing champ guest hosts Burger Battle

Former heavyweight boxing champ Evander Holyfield visited with children and later served as the guest host of the popular Burger Battle.
By Chris Gay

Friday, April 24, 2015

First-timer Madappa leads Junior Invitational

GRANITEVILLE - Long-hitter Viraj Madappa from India posted 5-under-par 67 for a two-shot lead in his first appearance in the Junior Invitational at Sage Valley.
By Chris Gay

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Horsfield, Kinhult tied for Junior Invitational lead

In windy conditions at Sage Valley Golf Club, Marcus Kinhult posted 3-under-par 69 and is tied atop the Junior Invitational leaderboard with Sam Horsfield.
By Chris Gay

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

First-timer at Junior Invitational at Sage Valley is impressed

GRANITEVILLE - Gabriel Lench is making his first appearance this week in the Junior Invitational at Sage Valley. So far, he's impressed.
By Chris Gay

Monday, April 20, 2015

Junior Invitational officials ready for dry weather

GRANITEVILLE - Sage Valley Golf Club superintendent Chuck Green was hopeful any possible thunderstorms would miss the course, especially after last week.
By Chris Gay

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Junior Invitational features another strong field

The Junior Invitational at Sage Valley returns this week for the fifth consecutive year, and the field remains as prestigious as ever.
By Chris Gay

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Two other big golf tournaments to be held in April

At a March news conference, tournament chairwoman Barb Shelley thanked everyone involved in her event, a long list after the tournament's long run.
By Chris Gay

Sunday, April 5, 2015

UGA's McCoy goes low, wins 3M Augusta Invitational

Lee McCoy overcame a heavy heart Sunday afternoon to continue his hot stretch. The Georgia junior closed the 3M Augusta Invitational at Forest Hills Golf Club with a bogey-free, 8-under-par 64 for ...
By Chris Gay

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Jaguars three shots back

After finishing strong in its previous tournament, Georgia Regents backed up its play Saturday. The Jaguars posted rounds of 278-283 and are three shots back entering today's final round of the 3M ...
By Chris Gay

Friday, April 3, 2015

Jaguars ready for home golf tournament this weekend

Georgia Regents coach Jack O'Keefe has fewer worries entering this year's 3M Augusta Invitational.
By Chris Gay

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Clinic for moms puts accent on proper tackling

A group of 87 area moms learned footwork and other techniques in five different drills teaching proper tackling Tuesday night.
By Chris Gay

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Schaeffner, Coastal Carolina win Jaguar Intercollegiate

Lena Schaeffner, a Coastal Carolina junior, posted four birdies on the final seven holes for 3-under-par 68 on Sunday to win the 3M Jaguar Intercollegiate by one shot at Forest Hills Golf Club.
By Chris Gay

Friday, March 13, 2015

Georgia Regents trio has final shot at ring

Georgia Regents seniors Devonte Thomas, D'Angelo Boyce and Devon Wright-Nelson, have one more chance to add a ring as the Jaguars begin play in the NCAA Division II Tournament.
By Chris Gay

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Georgia Regents' women's golf team seeks spark on home course

Georgia Regents coach Kory Henkes gave her team a clear message for this week's home tournament - don't freak out.
By Chris Gay

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Starke, Gamecocks win Palmetto Intercollegiate

South Carolina junior Will Starke closed with 3-under-par 67 to help lead the Gamecocks to a one-shot win over Clemson in the Palmetto Intercollegiate. 
By Chris Gay
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