Stories by Joey Jones

Friday, Sept. 14, 2012

Falcons to honor Reese Hoffa

The Atlanta Falcons will recognize Reese Hoffa for his bronze-medal winning performance at the London Olympics during a pregame ceremony at the Georgia Dome on Monday night.
By Joey Jones

Monday, Feb. 27, 2012

Paine enters tourney on high note

The Paine men and women are both riding two-game winning streaks into this week's SIAC tournament in Atlanta.
By Joey Jones

Monday, Oct. 17, 2011

Fall Player of the Week: Greenbrier's Casey Rowland

The senior helped the Wolfpack stay alive in the playoffs with a pair of clutch homers.
By Joey Jones

Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011

Road playoff opener is a first for Greenbrier softball

Greenbrier travels to Hardaway on Wednesday for the first round of the Class AAAA playoffs. It's the first time Greenbrier enters the state playoffs as anything other than a region champion.
By Joey Jones

Monday, Oct. 10, 2011

Cross Creek's Rouse is Player of the Week

Razorbacks junior Megan Rouse was clutch in the region title game.
By Joey Jones

Monday, Oct. 3, 2011

Fall Player of the Week: Lakeside cross country runner Sid Vaughn

Vaughn won the Aubrae Gunderson Invitational on Sept. 24 to lead the top-ranked Panthers to another win.
By Joey Jones

Monday, Sept. 26, 2011

Laney's Newton is the Fall Sports Player of the Week

Newton blew away the field in the first Richmond County meet of the season. His time of 17 minutes, 1 second was 37 seconds faster than his next closest competitor.
By Joey Jones

Monday, Sept. 19, 2011

Bentley is the Player of the Week

Bentley combined to go 7 for 10 from the plate in victories over Thomson and Aquinas. She was also the winning pitcher in both games, improving to 9-2 this season.
By Joey Jones

Monday, Sept. 12, 2011

Fall Sports Player of the Week

Natasha Dicks led the Hornets to a win over Lakeside and a sweep at a tournament in Sumter, S.C., last week.
By Joey Jones

Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2011

Player of The Week

Berns had four kills and recorded team highs in blocks (eight) and assists (21) as the Wolfpack, off to a 10-1 start, picked up a victory over Lakeside on Thursday.
By Joey Jones

Tuesday, Aug 30, 2011

Fall Sports Player of the Week

Brooke Sarver limited Harlem to one run in a 2-1 complete-game victory Thursday night. She also drove in a run.
By Joey Jones

Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2010

Senior led state champ Hornets

On the way to the school's first state championship, Jessica Ray, The Augusta Chronicle All-Area Volleyball Player of the Year, did a little bit of everything.
By Joey Jones

Sunday, Dec. 19, 2010

Tanner hauled in region titles

No one was able to transform the Golden Hawks back to what they were when they won multiple region titles in the 1980s and early 90s. That is, until RaShaun Tanner showed up.
By Joey Jones

Monday, Nov. 8, 2010

Perseverance paid off in title for Aiken

Trailing 2-1 heading into the fourth game of the Class AAAA state championship Saturday, Aiken volleyball coach Malynda Young decided to put her team under the guidance of a higher power.
By Joey Jones

Player of the week: Anna Bowles

Anna Bowles won the GHSA Class AAAA girls state cross country title for the second year in a row, finishing in 18 minutes, 34 seconds.
By Joey Jones

Monday, Nov. 1, 2010

Player of the Week: Jessica Ray

Jessica Ray recorded a match-high 11 kills in the Hornets' second-round victory over James Island.
By Joey Jones

Rebels golfer runs away with state championship

Before her high school career is over, Strom Thurmond's McKenzie Talbert might very well enter the conversation about the best prep golfers in South Carolina history -- male or female.
By Joey Jones

Monday, Oct. 25, 2010

Player of the Week: Hannah Wilson

Hannah Wilson was 3 for 5 with two home runs, four RBI and four runs scored in the Lady Bulldogs' second-round sweep of Locust Grove.
By Joey Jones

Time off after midseason slump gave Thomson softball new life

After Thomson staggered through a seven-game stretch in the middle of the season in which it lost six times, softball coach Jason Osborn felt like his team needed a rest.
By Joey Jones

Monday, Oct. 18, 2010

6 local teams still in softball playoffs

Six of the nine local squads to reach the postseason advanced to the second round, and all did so with sweeps in their best-of-three series.
By Joey Jones

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Marijuana-based drug works differently

Georgia Regents University and the state of Georgia have worked for months to land a marijuana-derived drug clinical trial for children with difficult seizure disorders. 
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