Stories by Wayne Staats

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Augusta Pride puts focus on life for annual events

Augusta Pride will celebrate love and community during this weekend's Pride events as the nation continues to heal after the mass shooting at an Orlando gay nightclub.
By Wayne Staats

Sunday, June 19, 2016

Richardson commits to Gamecocks

South Aiken football star Tancey Richardson committed to South Carolina on Sunday.
By Wayne Staats

Jackets football star commits to Tennessee

North Augusta defensive lineman Tre Lawson committed to Tennessee on Saturday.
By Wayne Staats

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Irish looking at QB options

Three-year starting quarterback Liam Welch is gone, but the Aquinas football team has plenty of options and help.
By Wayne Staats

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Hepzhzibah's Baker goes out on top in long jump

One year after coming in second in the long jump, Hephzibah's Darrell Baker took first in the long jump (23 feet, 7.5 inches) for Class AAA at this year's state track and field meet in Jefferson.
By Wayne Staats

Butler track star captured pair of state titles

Tyreon Coleman could have felt satisfied after her first state championship. After all, most participants don't get to leave as a winner. But Coleman wasn't done quite yet - she wanted more.
By Wayne Staats

Saturday, June 4, 2016

Augusta Prep's Powell is player of the year

Thanks to a busy and productive postseason, Augusta Prep's Jessica Powell is the All-Area Girls Soccer Player of the Year.
By Wayne Staats

Washer kept scoreboard clean for Wolfpack

Greenbrier goalkeeper Conner Washer's decision to play soccer helped pave the way for him to become The Augusta Chronicle's All-Area Boys Soccer Player of the Year his senior season.
By Wayne Staats

Westminster's Freace has a system that works

Mike Freace is The Augusta Chronicle's All-Area Boys Soccer Coach of the Year.
By Wayne Staats

Augusta Christian's Gladden is girls soccer coach of the year

Russ Gladden is The Augusta Chronicle's All-Area Girls Soccer Coach of the Year for leading the Augusta Christian girls to new heights.
By Wayne Staats

Friday, May 27, 2016

Tutt excited for future in the SEC

Back at Richmond Academy, Britto Tutt could celebrate his signing at home. The 2015 high school graduate, who signed with Arkansas almost two months ago, had most recently played for Ventura ...
By Wayne Staats

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Wildcats' Hunter signs with Alabama A&M

Laney baseball player Njike Hunter will play Division I baseball at Alabama A&M.
By Wayne Staats

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Lady Wildcats stars celebrate signings

Laney girls basketball players Jazmine Holmon and Gemiya Bowman have both signed with colleges.
By Wayne Staats

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

School sees first class of graduates

Richmond County Technical Career Magnet School had its inaugural graduation Tuesday morning at the James Brown Arena, as almost 100 students became part of the new school's history.
By Wayne Staats

Saturday, May 21, 2016

May to represent the US in Table Tennis Championships in Spain

The reality of representing the United States in the World Veteran Table Tennis Championships in Spain hit Pete May when he got his uniforn in the mail.
By Wayne Staats

Monday, May 16, 2016

Lady Catamounts take next step, win title

Dalton won the Class AAAAA girls golf title on Monday. Lakeside finished seventh.
By Wayne Staats

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Jenkins ready for Mustangs' job

Midland Valley football won’t look the same with longtime coach Rick Knight’s retirement and the graduation of stars Daniel Carr and Xavier Leaphart, among others. But that doesn’t mean ...
By Wayne Staats

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Patriots bow out in quarterfinals

Westside lost a doubleheader to Westminster of Atlanta in the state quarterfinals.
By Wayne Staats

Seneca coordinator is new Midland Valley coach

Seneca offensive coordinator Andrew Jenkins will be Midland Valley's new head football coach.
By Wayne Staats

Monday, May 9, 2016

Mustangs fall in Lower State bracket

Midland Valley softball lost to Hanahan, 2-0, Monday night.
By Wayne Staats
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