Stories by Scott Michaux

Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015

Georgia's Trippi was a thorn in the side of Jackets in the mid-1940s

ATHENS, Ga. - When it came to the annual "game you had to win," Charley Trippi had a lot of good days against Georgia's biggest rival.
By Scott Michaux

Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015

Mark Richt's status is still open for debate

ATHENS, Ga. — They honored those playing their final game between the hedges. Mark Richt’s name was not announced among them. A 23-17 overtime win didn’t do much to clear the air on ...
By Scott Michaux

Friday, Nov. 20, 2015

Red Devils falter in first round again

Miscues and a missed 25-yard field goal to tie game in final minute eliminates Lincoln County in the Class A first round for the third consecutive season.
By Scott Michaux

Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015

Michaux: Dabo, Cam show us why football is fun

At its heart, football is still a game. A man's game, for sure, but a game nonetheless. And games should be about fun. It's okay to dance when you're having fun.
By Scott Michaux

Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015

Michaux: Feherty to be on stage, not at course during Masters

David Feherty has given up his annual perch behind the 15th green working for CBS. But golf's comic genius has one more treat in store for Augusta this spring.
By Scott Michaux

Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015

Michaux: Not all college football announcers are sold on product placement

What would Larry Munson think? Imagine those iconic Munson play calls in the current era of product placement live reads on the radio.
By Scott Michaux

Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015

Michaux: Clemson should have smooth ride to semifinals

With the exception of Clemson, which has already passed the toughest tests on its schedule with wins over Notre Dame and Florida State, most of the heavy lifting remains for the playoff contenders.
By Scott Michaux

Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015

Michaux: Missouri sets powerful precedent

Missouri's football team used itspower to stand up to racial injustice. With their success, it's likely other teams will use their power to influence other vital issues.
By Scott Michaux

Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015

Michaux: ACC torch has been passed

CLEMSON, S.C. — The torch has officially been passed in the Atlantic Coast Conference. Clemson took the Atlantic Division crown from the Seminoles with a smashmouth second-half rally Saturday ...
By Scott Michaux

Friday, Nov. 6, 2015

Tigers lose Region 8-AA runner-up battle

Washington-Wilkes can't stop Union County quarterback in a sloppy showdown for the No. 2 seed in Region 8-AA. Tigers will play at Manchester in playoffs.
By Scott Michaux

Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015

Michaux: Ranking shows Clemson is elite program

Dabo Swinney pledged to deliver the grandaddy of all pizza parties on Dec. 6 in Death Valley if his Clemson Tigers are among the four teams invited to the second college football playoff. Come ...
By Scott Michaux

Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015

Michaux: Richt won't let fans' opinion change who he is

ATHENS, Ga. - For 15 seasons, Mark Richt has consistently preached one thing to his players in good times and in bad - ignore the noise.
By Scott Michaux

Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015

Michaux: Player still going strong at 80

Gary Player turns 80 Sunday and isn't slowing down - which for him is the whole point.
By Scott Michaux

Friday, Oct. 30, 2015

Thomson rolls into rematch with Burke

Amassing 344 yards and 56 points in only 30 offensive touches, Thomson routs Windsor Forest to set up Region 3-AAAA rematch showdown with rival Burke County.
By Scott Michaux

Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015

Michaux: Bulldogs in control of their destiny again

We have reached the nearly annual "control our destiny" portion of the Georgia football season - otherwise known as Georgia-Florida week. 
By Scott Michaux

Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015

Michaux: Jackets' win over Seminoles won't be forgotten

Georgia Tech provided one of those perfect sports moments of being present in a shared experience that can be treasured when they're history.
By Scott Michaux

Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015

Michaux: NFC South no longer joke of NFL

Was it really only 10 months ago when the NFC South was football's biggest punch line? Six weeks into the 2015 NFL season and the NFC South has gone from laughing stock to blue-chip stock. 
By Scott Michaux

Friday, Oct. 23, 2015

Red Devils roll to stay unbeaten

Lincoln County routs Georgia Military College to remain undefeated heading into Region 7-A Division B showdown with back-to-back region champs Aquinas.
By Scott Michaux

Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015

Michaux: Jackets' woes cause showdown to lose luster

Florida State versus Georgia Tech on historic Grant Field. A rematch of last year's Atlantic Coast Conference Championship Game. How did this game fall so far off the map?
By Scott Michaux

Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015

Michaux: Dogs seek consistency, return to Big Dance

ATHENS, Ga. - Sustain. Every basketball team wants it. Only a few have ever really possessed it. Georgia has never been one of those teams.
By Scott Michaux
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