Stories by Scott Michaux

Friday, Aug 22, 2014

Warriors fumble opener to Bulldogs

Thomson scores all 26 points off turnovers and a blocked punt to beat Jefferson County in season opener.
By Scott Michaux

Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014

Banks brings new energy to Red Devils

Replacing Larry Campbell is inarguably the toughest act to follow in the history of Georgia high school football. Now comes Kevin Banks, starting his 20th football season at Lincoln County but his ...
By Scott Michaux

Saturday, Aug 16, 2014

Michaux: Dreams realized for U.S. Amateur finalists

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. - The real pressure of the U.S. Amateur came in Saturday's semifinals, when lifelong dreams get realized or dashed.
By Scott Michaux

Friday, Aug 15, 2014

New Thomson coach familiar with championship expectations

Rob Ridings was a big part of Thomson's last state championship in 2002 as offensive coordinator. He hopes to be a bigger part of the next state title as head coach.
By Scott Michaux

Wednesday, Aug 13, 2014

Ryder Cup will cap off former Jag's strong year

As 12-month windows go, few in golf other than Rory McIlroy could match Patrick Reed's for overall value. It would be fair to say his last year ranks "top five."
By Scott Michaux

Tuesday, Aug 12, 2014

Ex-Greenbrier, North Augusta golfers qualify for U.S. Amateur match play

Former Greenbrier golfer Chris Waters and former North Augusta golfer Matt NeSmith qualified for the match-play stage of the U.S. Amateur at Atlanta Athletic Club in Johns Creek, Ga.
By Scott Michaux

Monday, Aug 11, 2014

Michaux: McIlroy's star shone brightest in dark

Finally, a show worthy of a major. After a string of relative duds an all-star cast conspired to make the PGA Championship a classic until the very last shot in the dark.
By Scott Michaux

Saturday, Aug 9, 2014

Michaux: Autonomy for Big Five spells end to status quo

College sports underwent a pretty massive upheaval this week. To be honest, it’s hard to figure out whether it's good or bad. The only thing that seems certain is it’s irreversible. 
By Scott Michaux

Wednesday, Aug 6, 2014

Howell makes his return at the PGA

Partially by design and partially by circumstance, Charles Howell believes he’s never been more rested and prepared to take on his lone major opportunity of the season.
By Scott Michaux

Tuesday, Aug 5, 2014

Michaux: McIlroy, not Woods, is now man to beat in majors

There's a new narrative that Rory McIlroy has overtaken Tiger Woods as golf's most dominant player - and the facts support it.
By Scott Michaux

Saturday, Aug 2, 2014

Michaux: Thomson should honor its legend, too

Lincoln County wasted no time in doing the right thing barely more than three months after Larry Campbell announced his retirement. We’re still waiting for Thomson to do the same. 
By Scott Michaux

Friday, Aug 1, 2014

Many skeptics were slow to embrace idea of putting punter in Hall of Fame

The long-running saga of Ray Guy breaking the glass ceiling for punters in the Pro Football Hall of Fame was a case of perception vs. reality - and proving they were one.
By Scott Michaux

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Michaux: Palace Malice keeps Campbell on his game

Cot Campbell is enjoying the ride with Palace Malice
By Scott Michaux

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Michaux: NFL sends wrong message with Rice punishment

Fortunately for Baltimore Ravens star running back Ray Rice, he didn't kick his dog or shoot himself in the leg or he might have really drawn the ire of the league office.
By Scott Michaux

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Michaux: Braves' dominance is being rewarded

It was only a matter of time before the Atlanta Braves trio of Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Bobby Cox got their due in Cooperstown. And this is only the beginning.
By Scott Michaux

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Clemson looking to USC game

If you're counting at Clemson, it's 127 days until the one Saturday that seems to matter most to the Tigers - its annual game with South Carolina.
By Scott Michaux

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Michaux: McIlroy finds what once was lost

Walking away prematurely from the 2013 British Open at Muirfield, Rory McIlroy was about a million miles away from ever hoisting a claret jug. Whatever was lost was found when he returned to ...
By Scott Michaux

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Michaux: Gamecocks must take advantage of open SEC

Steve Spurrier calls it "talking season," and few talk the talk better than the Gamecocks' ol' head ball coach. But talking won't mean anything if South Carolina can't walk the walk to the SEC ...
By Scott Michaux

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Michaux: Woods' play encouraging

Typically only insomniacs turn on the television to watch golf at 4 a.m. in a desperate effort to go back to sleep. On Thursday, golf junkies were actually waking up intentionally to do just ...
By Scott Michaux

Saturday, June 28, 2014

Michaux: Redskins nickname has to go

It's past time for the Washington Redskins to change their nickname
By Scott Michaux
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