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Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Tanner climbs into contention with ace

Colton Tanner, who broke his right wrist playing soccer six weeks ago. climbed into contention in the E-Z-GO Vaughn Taylor Championship on Wednesday after recording a first career ace en route to ...
By Chris Gay

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Sharpe rides stretch to lead championship

Bill Sharpe, of Albany, Ga., birdied the first five holes and posted 5-under-par 67 to lead the E-Z-GO Vaughn Taylor Championship after the first round at Jones Creek Golf Club.
By Chris Gay

Monday, July 13, 2015

Burton being remember during junior event

Jim Burton roped his pal, Dan Troutman, into helping start the E-Z-GO Vaughn Taylor Championship - that's what makes this week so difficult.
By Chris Gay

Friday, July 10, 2015

Youngsters go through Drive, Chip and Putt qualifier

About 400 competed in two local Drive, Chip and Putt qualifiers (morning and afternoon) at The First Tee of Augusta on Friday.
By Chris Gay

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Nike Peach Jam has had an illustrious run

Nike Peach Belt alumni include No. 1 draft picks in the NBA Draft, current superstars and others who have gone on to Hall of Fame careers in the NBA.
By Chris Gay

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Olympic hopeful has found home in Augusta

Georgia Regents graduate assistant cross country/track coach Pardon Ndhlovu has qualified to represent his home country, Zimbabwe, in the marathon in the 2016 Olympics.
By Chris Gay

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Flag removal would give USC Aiken chance to hold championships

If South Carolina brings down the Confederate Flag, the move would benefit NCAA Division I and Division II programs throughout the state.
By Chris Gay

Friday, June 26, 2015

Georgia Regents adds seven in men's basketball recruiting class

Georgia Regents coach Dip Metress stayed true to his recruiting philosophy for this year's class.
By Chris Gay

Thursday, June 25, 2015

USC Aiken narrows candidates to replace Alexander

USC Aiken's search committee to replace men's basketball coach Vince Alexander has been narrowed to four finalists.
By Chris Gay

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Georgia Junior players try to deal with heat, Lee

With the temperature reaching triple digits again, golfers in the Georgia Junior Championship looked to recover from the scorching weather in whatever way they could as they pursued leader S.M. Lee.
By Chris Gay

Monday, June 22, 2015

Lee shoots 63, leads at West Lake

S.M. Lee would've played in the Georgia Junior Championship last year, but he missed it for a simple reason. He didn't know about it.
By Chris Gay

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Heat will be a factor at Georgia Junior Championship

Warm weather will be the biggest item junior golfers have to deal with this week at West Lake Country Club.
By Chris Gay

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Siler returns to Augusta after winning two titles

Garret Siler helped lead two teams in two countries to a pair of championships the past three months, and he has hopes of returning to the NBA.
By Chris Gay

Familiar faces to lead Laney, Hephzibah in football

Laney has hired Rodney McFadden as head football coach, while Hephzibah filled its football coaching vacancy with William Harrell.
By Chris Gay

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Kountakis rallies from slow start at Palmetto Amateur

AIKEN - Defending champion Emmanuel Kountakis, of Augusta, began defense of his Palmetto Amateur title with a back-nine rally on Wednesday.
By Chris Gay

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Burkhart ready to resume amateur career

A decade after winning the Palmetto Amateur with his final-round 59, Dane Burkhart is returning to the Palmetto Amateur.
By Chris Gay

Lakeside girls golfer still figuring out college plans

Lakeside golfer Megan Sabol is gaining notice for her play in high school and in amateur events.
By Chris Gay

Friday, May 29, 2015

Whitfield has some eating to do if he wants to fight

Fight night tonight in Augusta is billed as "Drama at the Bell." On Friday evening, it was "Drama at the Holiday Inn Express" during the event's weigh-in.
By Chris Gay

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Campbell becomes Paine head men's basketball coach

Chase Campbell signed a contract Tuesday to be Paine College's interim head men's basketball coach for the 2015-16 season.
By Chris Gay

Campbell named interim Paine coach

Paine College hired Chase Campbell today to be its interim head men's basketball coach for the 2015-16 season.
By Chris Gay
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