Stories by John Boyette

Friday, Oct. 14, 2016

South Aiken turns back North Augusta

AIKEN - South Aiken senior Tancey Richardson scored twice on returns Friday night to lead the Thoroughbreds to a 30-20 victory over North Augusta at the Stomping Grounds.
By John Boyette

Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016

Gamecocks struggle to run the ball

COLUMBIA - South Carolina's inability to execute on offense was illustrated by one play in the fourth quarter Sunday.
By John Boyette

Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016

Thoroughbreds topple rival Hornets

AIKEN - With the game on the line, there was no doubt who South Aiken would turn to when it needed two yards. And Tancey Richardson didn't disappoint.
By John Boyette

Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016

Four-time Masters Tournamentchampion Palmer dies

Arnold Palmer, who won the Masters Tournament four times and helped bring golf to the masses, died Sunday night, according to multiple media reports. He was 87.
By John Boyette

Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016

North Augusta beats Strom Thurmond in four overtime thriller

JOHNSTON, S.C. - North Augusta needed a win Friday night at Strom Thurmond after a couple of tough losses in recent weeks. Three hours and four overtime periods later, the Yellow Jackets (3-2) ...
By John Boyette

Friday, Sept. 16, 2016

Mustangs top Bulldogs in new-look rivalry

LANGLEY - There were plenty of good feelings to go around after Midland Valley defeated Silver Bluff, 35-18, at L.L. Willis Stadium.
By John Boyette

Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016

Lown, Knight adjust to new roles

When Silver Bluff visits Midland Valley on Friday night, a pair of familiar figures will be missing from the sidelines.
By John Boyette

Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016

Cunning earns his fourth career Aiken City Amateur victory

AIKEN - Patrick Cunning doesn't always win the City of Aiken Amateur Championship. It just seems that way. Cunning shot 4-under-par 66 on Sunday at Aiken Golf Club to capture the title for the ...
By John Boyette

Friday, Sept. 9, 2016

Thurmond's Nick fires Rebels to victory

JOHNSTON, S.C. - Tyrece Nick put on a show in front of a big home crowd and a regional TV audience, in the Rebels' 54-7 victory over Midland Valley.
By John Boyette

Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016

MOX costs call for halt to project, official says

The mixed-oxide fuel fabrication project at Savannah River Site has had "very significant cost overruns and delays" and should be replaced with an alternative method, a top Department of Energy ...
By John Boyette

Friday, Aug 26, 2016

Aiken tops Strom Thurmond in overtime

Collin Flanders broke through the line and blocked Strom Thurmond's point after touchdown attempt in overtime, and the Hornets held on for a 27-26 victory Friday night at Hagood Stadium.
By John Boyette

Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016

Conflict 40 will feature numerous area fighters

A handful of local fighters will get exposure in front of a home audience Saturday night at Bell Auditorium.
By John Boyette

Saturday, Aug 20, 2016

Evans youth advances to regional final in Drive,Chip and Putt competition

William Brandenburg is hoping success at one iconic golf venue in a couple of weeks will earn him a trip to another special venue.
By John Boyette

Friday, Aug 19, 2016

South Aiken has easy time with Silver Bluff

AIKEN - South Aiken's football program probably hasn't had this much fun in, well, forever.
By John Boyette

'Jackets returning stronger, more mature

Landon Washington experienced the highs and lows in 2015 that every first-year quarterback goes through.
By John Boyette

Boyette: New features coming for prep coverage

Welcome to another exciting season of high school football. The Augusta Chronicle has some changes that we think will enhance coverage this year.
By John Boyette

Monday, Aug 15, 2016

Able willing to step into 'big ol' shoes' at Silver Bluff

When longtime Silver Bluff coach Al Lown retired following the 2015 season, Burton Able was among many to apply for the head coaching job. He was named the Bulldogs' coach this spring.
By John Boyette

Friday, Aug 5, 2016

Mount Vintage Plantation Golf Club under new ownership

The homeowners' association has purchased the Edgefield County course and town center from Apex Bank in Tennessee, according to board member and Mount Vintage resident Gregg Karlberg.
By John Boyette

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

SRS board votes to officially oppose accepting German spent nuclear fuel

The spent fuel, which comes from two German reactors that have ceased operations, originated in the U.S.
By John Boyette

Monday, July 25, 2016

SRS advisory board to decide stance on accepting new waste

In a subcommittee meeting Mon­day, the nuclear materials committee discussed a draft recommendation to accept the spent fuel, which comes from two German reactors that have ceased operations.
By John Boyette
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