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Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015

Blatter defies calls from sponsors to resign

Sepp Blatter defied calls from FIFA sponsors Budweiser, Coca-Cola, McDonald's and Visa on Friday to quit immediately as president of world soccer's governing body rather than clinging on until the ...
By David Westin

USC Aiken falls in volleyball

In Montevallo, Ala., USC Aiken couldn't keep up its strong start and lost a Peach Belt Conference match to Montevallo 3-1.
By David Westin

Flagler rallies past Augusta University

Flagler rallied from a 2-0 deficit to beat Augusta University 3-2 on Friday at Christenberry Fieldhouse.
By David Westin

Friday, Oct. 2, 2015

Swainsboro rocks East Laurens

DUBLIN, Ga. - Jalyn Williams scored four touchdowns as Swainsboro rolled past East Laurens.
By David Westin

Unbeaten Northside handles Richmond Academy

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. - Top-ranked Northside- Warner Robins remained unbeaten with a Region 2-AAAAA victory over Richmond Academy.
By David Westin

Brentwood is edged by Bulloch

SANDERSVILLE, Ga. - Lanier Olliff passed for two touchdowns and Jarves Williams scored on a game-winning 66-yard run as Bulloch Academy edged Brentwood.
By David Westin

Durant fires McCormick

MCCORMICK, S.C. - Mataeo Durant scored three touchdowns as McCormick rolled past Dixie.
By David Westin

Lakeside beaten on the road

MACON, Ga. - Powerful Jones County built a 31-0 halftime lead en route to a Region 2-AAAAA victory over Lakeside.
By David Westin

Midland Valley wins region opener

In Gilbert, S.C., Midland Valley opened its Region 5-AAA schedule with a victory over Gilbert.
By David Westin

Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015

Evans resident, 64, shoots 58

When a senior amateur golfer has made 22 hole-in-ones, what's left to accomplish? For Evans resident Roger Tant, that answer was easy: breaking 60 on his home course.
By David Westin

Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015

Jefferson County takes care of Screven County

SYLVANIA, Ga. - T.J. Bell rushed for 89 yards and scored three touchdowns as Jefferson County eased past Screven County. Bell also passed for 73 yards.
By David Westin

Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015

Hempel wins Montenyohl Championship

Brooke Hempel ended Mary Helen McElreath's eight-year winning streak in the CSRA Women's Golf Association's Montenyohl Championship on Thursday, completing a wire-to-wire victory.
By David Westin

Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015

Meldrum repeats as City of Aiken Amateur golf winner

AIKEN - Chad Meldrum changed his strategy in the second round of the City of Aiken Amateur Championship, going for broke off the tees and it resulted a victory.
By David Westin

Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015

Burke County upsets Griffin

GRIFFIN, Ga. - Burke County went on the road to knock off No. 4 Griffin.
By David Westin

Sunday, Aug 30, 2015

Wade bests buddies at Jones Creek

After a shocking turn of events near the end of Sunday's Jones Creek Classic, John Wade emerged as the winner.
By David Westin

Friday, Aug 28, 2015

Swainsboro rallies past ECI

SWAINSBORO, Ga. - Lance Eldridge tossed a 13-yard touchdown pass to Michael Franklin with 13 seconds left in the game to give Swainsboro a come-form-behind victory over ECI.
By David Westin

Brentwood edges Edmund Burke

WAYNESBORO, Ga. - Payton Massengale scored both touchdowns as Brentwood slipped past Edmund Burke in a game in which all the scoring occurred in the first half.
By David Westin

Saturday, Aug 22, 2015

Virginia golfer wins Kandy Waters Memorial Classic

NORTH AUGUSTA - Lanto Griffin rolled in a 14-foot birdie on the first hole of sudden-death - No. 18 at the River Golf Club - to win the Swing Thought Tour's Kandy Waters Memorial Classic on ...
By David Westin

Sunday, Aug 16, 2015

Roberts fires 65 to win at Houndslake

AIKEN - On what he called a magical day, Aiken's Jeff Roberts came from way back to win the senior division of the Peak Amateur Series event at Houndslake Country Club. on Sunday.
By David Westin

Friday, Aug 7, 2015

Hogan returns to site of his long-awaited victory

Of all the winners of Peak Amateur Series golf events, it's doubtful many appreciated the victory as much as Augusta's David Hogan did a year ago.
By David Westin
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