Stories by Scott Michaux

Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014

Michaux: Swagger is back for Gamecocks

COLUMBIA - The Southeastern Conference East is back in play - not that it ever wasn't - proving that narratives derived from first impressions are typically reckless and off base.
By Scott Michaux

Friday, Sept. 12, 2014

Weather deals Thomson a 17-7 partial 'loss'

One night after McDuffie County school board voted to rename field in honor of former coach Luther Welsh, Thomson's Bulldogs loss 17-7 in a game truncated by lightning.
By Scott Michaux

Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014

Michaux: Mason should follow Belue's blueprint

There are two quarterbacks in the Georgia football fraternity whose names are often invoked in drawing comparisons to current Bulldogs starter Hutson Mason.
By Scott Michaux

Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014

Michaux: Local competitors eye trip to Augusta National

The Drive, Chip and Putt Championship is designed to inspire kids all over the country to get into golf and dream about competing at Augusta National. For some, the dream destination isn't such a ...
By Scott Michaux

Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014

Michaux: Gamecocks in need of turnaround

These are uncertain times in Gamecock Nation - a crossing between the road of relevance South Carolina football fans have become accustomed to traveling and the long, dark secondary byways.
By Scott Michaux

Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014

Michaux: Watson shouldn't have overlooked Kirk

One of the Tom Watson's Captain's picks for the Ryder Cup was a joke.
By Scott Michaux

Saturday, Aug 30, 2014

Gurley, special teams, defense share credit

ATHENS, Ga. — First and foremost, let’s address the elephant on the field. Because that’s what it must have felt like for Clemson defenders trying to tackle Todd Gurley.
By Scott Michaux

Friday, Aug 29, 2014

Tigers extend win streak to 3 over Red Devils

DeAndre Harris passed for four touchdowns and ran for another in Washington-Wilkes relentless hurry-up offense dominated Lincoln County to extend rivalry winning streak to three.
By Scott Michaux

Thursday, Aug 28, 2014

Michaux: Gamecocks need to forget this one

COLUMBIA – Stunning doesn’t begin to describe this. Steve Spurrier immediate assessment was just as harsh as the Gamecocks crowd. “They’re kicking our butts,” the head ball coach said at ...
By Scott Michaux

Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014

Douglas remains relevant in Bulldogs' offense

Brendan Douglas, a sophomore from Aquinas, remains a part of the Bulldogs' gameplan as the No. 3 tailback during UGA's preseason camp.
By Scott Michaux

Tuesday, Aug 26, 2014

Michaux: It's time to apologize for picks now

As college football finally enters the playoff era, there's nowhere to go but up. Same could be said for my preseason predictions.
By Scott Michaux

Saturday, Aug 23, 2014

Being more inclusive would help SEC and ACC

A simple shift in thinking could bring the Southeastern Conference and Atlantic Coast Conference closer than ever.
By Scott Michaux

Creative thinking would solve SEC and ACC schedule issues

College football plan would maintain essential rivalries while establishing more frequent competition within the conferences.
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
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