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Saturday, April 9, 2016

Spieth takes one shot lead into Masters final round

Defending Masters champ Jordan Spieth shot a 1-over par 73 Saturday to maintain his leading heading into Sunday's final round.
By Chris Gay

Spieth still sitting setting pace in third round

Spieth leads at 5-under in the Masters Tournament. Hideki Matsuyama is three shots behind, while Soren Kjedlsen, Scott Piercy and Rory McIlroy are tied at 1-under.
By Chris Gay

Friday, April 8, 2016

Echols led Grovetown girls to their best season

After his team lost in the second round of the state tournament in February, Grovetown girls basketball coach Jaime Echols went home that evening and began making out lineups for next season.
By Chris Gay

Spieth still going strong in second round

The defending Masters champ has a four-shot through his first seven holes.
By Chris Gay

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

After the Masters, other Augusta-area tournament come to the forefront

A future Masters Tour­nament participant could be playing in a tournament in the coming weeks in the Augusta area. When the Masters ends, several other tournaments will be preparing to begin.
By Chris Gay

Sunday, April 3, 2016

Day focused on practice, trying to make US Olympic Trials

Despite finishing his high school career two months ago at the state meet, Brennan Day continues to practice six days a week with a major goal in mind: Swimming with the best of the best in the ...
By Chris Gay

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Break helps Augusta Prep girls in soccer match

Augusta Prep scored two quick goals in their return to the wet field after a delay and went on to defeat Westminster, 2-0, on Thursday night.
By Chris Gay

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Taylor hopes PGA Tour victory will help boost junior tournament

PGA Tour winner Vaughn Taylo spoke Tuesday afternoon at a news conference in advance of the sixth annual E-Z-GO Vaughn Taylor Championship July 11-14, at Jones Creek.
By Chris Gay

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Aquinas boys, Lakeside girls win on opening day of Invitational

Crimmins Hankinson drilled a 45-yard goal in the second half to help lift Aquinas to a 1-0 victory over Augusta Prep in the opening round of the Regions Border Classic Soccer Invitational on ...
By Chris Gay

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Border Classic sees 'higher quality' teams

When the second annual Regions Border Classic Soccer Invitational starts today, it's expected to be even greater than it was a year ago.
By Chris Gay

Grovetown's Jean signs preferred walk-on offer with Georgia Tech

Ben Jean turned down a few football opportunities from smaller schools, choosing another route instead. On Wednesday afternoon, the Grovetown standout signed a preferred walk-on offer with ...
By Chris Gay

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Lakeside girls lacrosse team extends win streak to four

With just three seniors on the roster, the Lakeside girls lacrosse team is starting to find its groove. With their 15-1 defeat of Evans on Tuesday, the Pan­thers extended their winning streak ...
By Chris Gay

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Greenbrier sweeps Grovetown in soccer

Greenbrier teams take pair of soccer matches from Grovetown
By Chris Gay

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Harlem rallies for nine-inning win at Lakeside

At the smallest public school in Columbia County, Harlem coach Jimmie Lewis said he doesn't mind playing larger schools. In fact, he schedules them on purpose.
By Chris Gay

Saturday, March 5, 2016

Greenbrier dedicates baseball field after coach Holder

With hundreds of his family, friends and supporters in attendance, Greenbrier High School officially dedicated its baseball field after the legendary coach. The top of the scoreboard just past the ...
By Chris Gay

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Lakeside boys continue dominance; girls teams run out of light

The Lakeside boys won their tennis match against Evans, while the girls match was suspended because of darkness.
By Chris Gay

Friday, Feb. 26, 2016

Brown's goal gives Evans plenty to cheer about in lacrosse opener

The first game in the history of the Evans girls lacrosse program will be remembered for much more than the outcome. While an experienced Dunwoody squad won, 20-1, the Lady Knights left the field ...
By Chris Gay

Saturday Shootout: Augusta men finish regular season strong

The Augusta University men closed the regular season with four wins in a row, the last three coming on the road. Whether this young team is starting to mature or not will be seen in the Peach Belt ...
By Chris Gay

Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016

Wolfpack rally past Bulldogs

Greenbrier overcame seven errors with a two-run rally in the bottom of the seventh to knock off a feisty Thomson squad, 9-8.
By Chris Gay

Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016

First-half goal holds up for Evans girls

The Evans girls soccer team held on for a 1-0 victory over Lakeside on Tuesday night.
By Chris Gay
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