Stories by Wayne Staats

Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015

Wildcats rout Warriors

Zep Jasper and Christian Keeling combined for 49 points in Laney's 31-point win against Grovetown.
By Wayne Staats

Friday, Nov. 27, 2015

Irish hang on to beat the Lions

Aquinas moved to the state semifinals with a one-point home win Friday night.
By Wayne Staats

Knights' defense leads to win

Evans held Glenn Hills to only five points in the fourth quarter in a 61-52 win Friday afternoon.
By Wayne Staats

Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015

Irish controlling the line of scrimmage

As Aquinas gets set for Christian Heritage, they go into the quarterfinals with surging offensive and defensive lines.
By Wayne Staats

Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015

Lady Wildcats are again the team to beat

The Laney girls basketball team won a state title this past season. Could the Lady Wildcats do it again?
By Wayne Staats

Friday, Nov. 20, 2015

Irish roll into next round

Aquinas earned a big early lead in an easy 42-7 home win against Brookstone in the state playoffs.
By Wayne Staats

Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015

Talent, depth make Irish offense strong

Injuries haven't really slowed down Aquinas' offense, which looks for a big game against Brookstone in the first round of the state playoffs.
By Wayne Staats

Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015

Mustangs hoping for quarterfinal appearance

With a win on Friday, Midland Valley would reach the state quarterfinals for the first time since 2000.
By Wayne Staats

Musketeers' golfer, track star sign

Two Richmond Academy seniors signed scholarships with Division I colleges on Wednesday.
By Wayne Staats

Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015

Grovetown's Holder resigns as football coach

Rodney Holder, Grovetown's first football coach, has resigned after seven seasons.
By Wayne Staats

Monday, Nov. 16, 2015

Five South Aiken baseball stars ink with colleges

South Aiken baseball players Owen Griffith (Clemson), Alex Holdren (Brevard College), Josh Kiser (USC Lancaster), Alex Mills (USC Aiken) and Trey Polewski (Armstrong State) signed with their ...
By Wayne Staats

Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015

Sluggish offense dooms Wildcats

Laney struggled on offense for most of the game as the Region 3-AAA champions lost at home to Westside (Macon), 21-12, in the first round of the Class AAA state playoffs Friday night.
By Wayne Staats

Friday, Nov. 13, 2015

Border Bowl III honorary coaches named

Two longtime area football coaches have been named Border Bowl III's honorary coaches. John Barnett is Team Georgia's pick while Hubert Morris is Team South Carolina's.
By Wayne Staats

Williams will play hoops for Redbirds

Madison Williams, a senior at Richmond Academy, has signed with Illinois State.
By Wayne Staats

Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015

Laney hopes to follow region title with long playoff run

The Laney football team is hoping to go on a long playoff run as the postseason begins for most GHSA and SCHSL playoff-bound teams.
By Wayne Staats

Durham is the Player of the Week

By rushing for more than 250 yards and getting three touchdowns, Aquinas' D'Angelo Durham is the Player of the Week.
By Wayne Staats

Wildcats' Keeling, Jasper to Division I basketball schools

Laney held a ceremony to celebrate Christian Keeling and Zep Jasper sign basketball scholarships to Charleston Southern and the College of Charleston, respectively.
By Wayne Staats

Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015

Bulldogs leaning on rushing attack to dominate

PETTICOAT JUNCTION — Silver Bluff coach Al Lown is surprised at the kind of rushing yardage his team is grounding out.
By Wayne Staats

Irish and Red Devils open playoffs at home

While Aquinas got a No. 3 seed in the private bracket, Lincoln County is seeded seventh for the public state playoffs.
By Wayne Staats

Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015

Irish up to second in prep football poll

Aquinas is No. 2 in the state after winning another Region 7-A championship.
By Wayne Staats
Search Augusta jobs