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Saturday, Aug 13, 2016

Jackson tells stories, signs book during appearance

Former professional baseball player Ransom Jackson made an appearance in Augusta on Saturday to tell stories of his playing career and sign copies of his book, Accidental Big Leaguer.
By David Lee

GreenJackets seek playoff berth with crucial series looming

The Augusta GreenJackets entered Saturday leading the South Atlantic League's Southern Division by 3 1/2 games in the second half.
By David Lee

Friday, Aug 12, 2016

Mustangs' Boyd finds groove in jamboree

Midland Valley quarterback D.J. Boyd found a rhythm in his second drive as the Mustangs showed their offensive potential Friday night in the Aiken County Jamboree.
By David Lee

Thursday, Aug 11, 2016

Hornets to play host to Aiken County Jamboree

Aiken's Hagood Stadium will be the host site for the annual Aiken County Jamboree on Friday. Gates open at 5:45 p.m., and the first game starts at 6:30.
By David Lee

Wednesday, Aug 10, 2016

Young leads Lady Razorbacks past Patriots

Cross Creek's Ericka Young threw four no-hit innings as the Lady Razorbacks shut down Westside 9-0 in five innings Wednesday in the season opener for both teams.
By David Lee

Saturday, Aug 6, 2016

Indians prospect Mejia rides record hit streak

Cleveland Indians catching prospect Francisco Mejia, a 20-year-old in the Carolina League, set a modern minor league hit-streak record at 46 games Thursday.
By David Lee

GreenJackets' Clark takes lessons from major league hit

Augusta GreenJackets hitting coach Doug Clark fondly remembers his one career hit in the major leagues. He also uses it as a lesson to younger players.
By David Lee

Tuesday, Aug 2, 2016

Jaguars name Howell head baseball coach

Augusta University announced Chris Howell as the next head baseball coach during a news conference Tuesday.
By David Lee

Saturday, July 30, 2016

Braves' Peterson vaults up prospect lists

Atlanta Braves prospect Dustin Peterson is having a strong season at Double-A Mississippi, enough to position himself as a legitimate prospect.
By David Lee

Atlanta-based Team Elite claims Nike Nationals title

The Atlanta-based Team Elite program beat TN Flight 54-47 on Saturday for the Nike Nationals title at Riverview Park.
By David Lee

Friday, July 29, 2016

Augusta Flyers to send group to Junior Olympics

The Augusta Flyers track club will send a group of track and field athletes to the AAU Junior Olympics to be held July 30-Aug. 7 in Houston.
By David Lee

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Former Gamecock Lattimore speaks in Augusta

Former South Carolina star running back Marcus Lattimore spoke on overcoming adversity during an Augusta Exchange Club meeting at First Baptist Church in Augusta on Thursday.
By David Lee

Bus crews work all year to deliver 'most special type of package'

Keeping school buses in tip-top shape doesn't end on the last day of class. School transportation workers across the area spend their summer months answering to state guidelines and inspections to ...
By David Lee

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

GreenJackets return home with division lead

The Augusta GreenJackets are set for a seven-game homestand at Lake Olmstead Stadium starting Thursday.
By David Lee

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Nike Nationals return to Riverview Park

The Nike Nationals, a girls EYBL event, returns to North Augusta's Riverview Park this week as many of the top girls high school basketball players compete.
By David Lee

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Phillips, 16, is youngest Palmetto Amateur champion

Trent Phillips birdied three of his last five holes to win the Palmetto Amateur by three strokes at 9-under, becoming the youngest winner in the event's history.
By David Lee

Augusta-area pitcher, umpire work on same field

The Augusta area was represented in a unique way on a minor league field this week when South Aiken product Taylor Widener pitched for Staten Island and former Josey player Dexter Kelley called ...
By David Lee

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Garrard speaks on Augusta baseball history

Local baseball historian Lamar Garrard spoke on Augusta's baseball history and presented his memorabilia Thursday at the Augusta-Richmond County Library.
By David Lee

McBride fires 61 to lead Palmetto Amateur

N.C. State's Jake McBride shot 9-under-par 61 on Thursday in the second round of the Palmetto Amateur to lead by four strokes.
By David Lee

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Palmetto Amateur features diverse field

The 41st annual Palmetto Amateur will be held Wednesday-Saturday at Palmetto Golf Club. This year's event features one of the strongest, most diverse fields, officials said.
By David Lee
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