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Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014

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

Pick your spot to cheer on Ironman athletes

About 3,600 participants are expected for another edition of the sixth annual intermedix Ironman 70.3 Augusta. The popular half-Ironman event begins at 7:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 28.
By Chris Gay

Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014

Ironman of the Day: Lisa Goolsby

Pine Hill Middle School seventh-grade language arts teacher and girls track coach Lisa Goolsby started running when she was in the Army.
By Chris Gay

We'll know soon if Mississippi State is for real

Mississippi State rocketed all the way to No. 14 in the rankings after their upset win at Louisiana State. The Bulldogs have a bye this week before facing Texas A&M.
By Chris Gay

Monday, Sept. 22, 2014

Peach Belt forum addresses violence and sex assault

Dr. Debbie Wilson, the primary author of the new NCAA policy regarding sexual assault and interpersonal violence, spoke on Monday to a gathering of college athletes and women's administrators.
By Chris Gay

Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014

Ironman of the day: Haley Chura

Working as an auditor, Haley Chura accepted a challenge from her boss to compete in a Half Ironman event. She was so enthralled by the competition she became a professional Ironman competitor in ...
By Chris Gay

Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014

Lions suffer close loss in SIAC opener

Behind the end zone, Paine coach Greg Ruffin sat in a chair dazed at what transpired. The Dragons scored 11 points in the final quarter to upend the Lions, 18-16, in their Southern ...
By Chris Gay

Ironman event has 'year-round impact'

Training for the Intermedix Ironman 70.3 Augusta has made the Garden City a popular spot throughout the year.
By Chris Gay

Ironman of the Day: Winston Wang

Winston Wang, a 37-year-old ICU nurse at Georgia Regents University Medical Center, is the Ironman of the Day.
By Chris Gay

Friday, Sept. 19, 2014

Wildcats' offense sputters in loss

Laney coach Lemuel Lackey left Friday night’s game pondering his offense’s future. Laney committed five turnovers in a 40-20 loss to Elbert County on Friday night.
By Chris Gay

Paine opens SIAC schedule

For Paine football coach Greg Ruffin, today's game against Lane is important, but not because the Lions are playing his alma mater.
By Chris Gay

Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014

Notre Dame off to fast start this season

Notre Dame. The Irish are back in the top 10 - ranked ninth - after a 3-0 start to the season
By Chris Gay

Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014

GRU women ready to start golf season

The Georgia Regents women's golf team is loaded with underclassmen, but don't let that fool you. Fourth-year coach Kory Thompson has her sights set high this season.
By Chris Gay

Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014

Grading the Gamecocks

South Carolina makes passing grades against UGA
By Chris Gay

Grading the Bulldogs

Georgia gets poor grades against the Gamecocks.
By Chris Gay

South Carolina upsets Georgia

COLUMBIA — Fighting for its season, South Carolina rolled up almost 450 yards of offense and made a key defensive stand late to upset No. 6 Georgia, 38-35.
By Chris Gay

Patriots pound Red Devils

Joshua Reynolds rushed for 189 yards, while Quinton Phillips scored on a pair of touchdowns as the Patriots pounded Lincoln County, 40-7, on Friday night.
By Chris Gay

Friday, Sept. 12, 2014

Lions hope to have city behind them in opener

The wait is over for Paine College football fans. The Lions play host to their first home football game since 1962 when they face Livingstone College at Lucy C. Laney Stadium.
By Chris Gay

Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014

Jaguars men's golf team begins fall season

Robin Petersson and his Georgia Regents teammates open their season today when they begin play in the Tar Heel Intercollegiate. The 54-hole tournament runs through Sunday.
By Chris Gay

Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014

Paine seeking first win this week

Paine will have an opportunity to record its first victory when it plays host to Livingstone College at 4 p.m. Saturday at Lucy C. Laney Stadium. 
By Chris Gay
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