Stories by Wayne Staats

Saturday, Aug 1, 2015

Irish take part in first day of full-pads practice

Saturday morning marked the first day area GHSA programs could practice in full pads. Every player must first complete five conditioning practices before moving on to full-pads practice.
By Wayne Staats

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Musketeers' Hughes resigns for new position

Richmond Academy will have an interim coach this season after head coach Chris Hughes resigned for an administrative position.
By Wayne Staats

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Seniors take part in Border Bowl Combine

Nearly 100 area high school senior football players participated in the Border Bowl Combine at Evans High School on Saturday.
By Wayne Staats

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Coaches, players attend dinner

Many of the area's best high school coaches and players joined up to enjoy Thursday night's Coaches and Captains Dinner.
By Wayne Staats

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Georgia Stars win Peach Jam

NORTH AUGUSTA - The Georgia Stars rolled to the 2015 Nike EYBL Peach Jam championship with a 104-77 win against the St. Louis Eagles on Sunday at the Riverview Park Activities Center.
By Wayne Staats

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Elite prospect Porter surrounded by the game

Even when he's not using his 6-foot-9 frame to gobble up rebounds or score, basketball is not far from Michael Porter, Jr. when he's off the court.
By Wayne Staats

Friday, July 10, 2015

Brownell, Curry, share thoughts on area players

Brad Brownell and former Glenn Hills star Michael Curry, two college basketball coaches, share thoughts on two local basketball players.
By Wayne Staats

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Top recruit Harry Giles ready for title run in Peach Jam

NORTH AUGUSTA - After winning a gold medal at the FIBA U19 World Championship, Harry Giles is looking for another title at the Peach Jam.
By Wayne Staats

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Team Power starts busy stretch

Though Team Power lost Wednesday night, the local-dominant team has more games ahead to impress college coaches.
By Wayne Staats

Nike Peach Jam is back for 20th season

The Nike Peach Jam makes its annual return to the area this week.
By Wayne Staats

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Former Josey coach Morgan dies

Bernard Morgan, coach of the 1978 state champion Josey boys basketball team, has died.
By Wayne Staats

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Border Bowl Combine set for July 18

All local high school football seniors are welcome to participate in the Border Bowl Combine on July 18.
By Wayne Staats

Monday, June 29, 2015

Newman Tennis Center's director to retire

After serving as Newman Tennis Center's manager and director for 25 years, Dick Hatfield is retiring on Tuesday.
By Wayne Staats

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Tar Heels star Gray granted release

North Carolina women's basketball star Allisha Gray, a Washington County graduate, has been provided her release to talk with other schools.
By Wayne Staats

Monday, June 15, 2015

Laney's Harris leaving for Baldwin

Laney boys basketball coach Buck Harris is leaving for Baldwin.
By Wayne Staats

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Dunagan takes title second year in a row

Lakeside's Hunter Dunagan is the All-Area boys golfer of the year
By Wayne Staats

Saturday, June 6, 2015

Pack's Dewyea is pick for player of the year

After helping to lead Greenbrier to the state semifinals, Luke Dewyea is the All-Area boys soccer player of the year
By Wayne Staats

Freace is coach of the year

Westminster's Mike Freace is the All-Area boys soccer coach of the year.
By Wayne Staats

Norton is the girls soccer coach of the year

Augusta Prep's Tom Norton is the All-Area girls soccer coach of the year.
By Wayne Staats

Friday, June 5, 2015

Wolfpack's Rose wins honor

Greenbrier girls soccer player Raven Rose is the All-Area girls soccer player of the year.
By Wayne Staats
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