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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

Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016

Grovetown girls fall short against Mays in second round

Despite falling to Mays, 84-72, in the second round of the Class AAAAA Tournament on Friday night, the Grovetown girls had plenty to be happy about.
By Chris Gay

Friday, Feb. 19, 2016

Metress' 400th win key in other ways for Augusta

Augusta University men's basketball coach Dip Metress finally notched career win No. 400 on Wednesday night, but the victory was significant on other levels.
By Chris Gay

Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016

Greenbrier soccer team opens region play with win over Lakeside

Greenbrier's Jacob Vaiden recorded two assists on a pair of corner kicks in the first half as Greenbrier defeated Lakeside, 2-0, at Blanchard Woods Park.
By Chris Gay

Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016

Grovetown girls win state playoff opener

Kwajelin Farrar and Destiny Marshall combined for 42 points as Grovetown jumped on Camden County early in a 75-25 victory Tuesday night in the first round of the Class AAAAA Tournament.
By Chris Gay

Monday, Feb. 15, 2016

Knights' bats warm up in chilly opener

HARLEM - Evans put together eight hits, just enough for a 6-0 win at Harlem in both teams' season opener Monday night.
By Chris Gay

Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016

Richmond Academy falls short in region championship

While Richmond Academy didn't leave Grovetown High School with a region championship, the Musketeers returned home knowing they don't have to travel Wednesday. Richmond Academy will play host to ...
By Chris Gay

Grovetown girls rally, win Region 2-AAAAA championship

Elizabeth Metress scored 15 of her 16 points in the second half to help the Lady Warriors come back to defeat Cross Creek, 71-54, in the Region 2-AAAAA championship at Grovetown.
By Chris Gay

Friday, Feb. 12, 2016

Richmond Academy bests Cross Creek

Madison and Jason Williams combined for 34 points Friday night as Richmond Academy rolled to an 82-48 win over Cross Creek in the Region 2-AAAAA semifinals at Grovetown High School.
By Chris Gay
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