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Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014

Garnett is player of the week

After rushing for 328 yards and three touchdowns, Aquinas' Ruben Garnett is the Player of the Week.
By Wayne Staats

Social media helps high school football players gain exposure

High school students spend much of their free time putting pictures on Instagram or sharing retweets and vines on Twitter. But social media, especially Twitter, takes an increased importance for ...
By Wayne Staats

Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014

Irish still No. 1 after rallying to win

After scoring with 10 seconds to go to survive, the Aquinas football team was still the No. 1 team in Class A.
By Wayne Staats

Monday, Sept. 22, 2014

North Augusta-Strom Thurmond is Game of the Week

North Augusta and Strom Thurmond, two of the area's best programs, to play again Friday at Strom Thurmond.
By Wayne Staats

Friday, Sept. 19, 2014

No. 1 Irish survive upset bid

Ruben Garnett scored with 10 seconds to go. With the ensuing extra point from Justin Thompson, Aquinas won 28-27 Friday night.
By Wayne Staats

Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014

Jefferson County's Jordan is player of the week

Jefferson County quarterback Will Jordan is the Player of the Week.
By Wayne Staats

Five big games hold interest in high school football

The Golden Hawks are a strong No. 1 in Class AAA again, and now they take that to Waynesboro, Ga.
By Wayne Staats

Panthers, Knights ready to go

The winner of Friday's Lakeside-Evans game should get a big boost to playoff hopes.
By Wayne Staats

Monday, Sept. 15, 2014

Evans, Lakeside is Game of the Week

It’s still early in the season, but the winner would position itself as the area’s playoff threat from the region. The meeting is The Chronicle’s Game of the Week.
By Wayne Staats

Evans-Lakeside is Game of the Week

This year's Evans-Lakeside game is the Game of the Week.
By Wayne Staats

Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014

Warriors slow down No. 2 Tigers

Jefferson County's defense stood tall against previously unbeaten Washington-Wilkes.
By Wayne Staats

Irish have little trouble with Bobcats

Playing with the No. 1 ranking at home for the first time, Aquinas easily beat Our Lady of Mercy 44-20 on Friday night. The Irish, who led 27-7 after the first quarter, have now won 17 games in a row.
By Wayne Staats

Friday, Sept. 12, 2014

Thomson to name field after former coach Welsh

The Thomson football team will name its field after former head coach Luther Welsh.
By Wayne Staats

Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014

Five biggest area football games

It’s been a wait of 19 years, but Burke County and North Augusta are set to meet again. Not many area teams can compare to the recent results the Bears and Yellow Jackets have had.
By Wayne Staats

Bears, Jackets finally meet again

For the first time since 1995, the Burke County and North Augusta football teams play one another.
By Wayne Staats

Westminster's Eaddy is Player of Week

Westminster's Nygl Eaddy is the Player of the Week after scoring five touchdowns in a win against Briarwood.
By Wayne Staats

Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014

Aquinas still No. 1 in Class A

The Aquinas football team will be No. 1 going into Friday's home opener.
By Wayne Staats

Monday, Sept. 8, 2014

Burke County-North Augusta is Game of the Week

Two of the area's best high school teams meet at North Augusta at 7:30 p.m. this Friday for the first matchup since 1995 in The Augusta Chronicle Game of the Week.
By Wayne Staats

Friday, Sept. 5, 2014

Miscue doom Laney in loss

The Laney football team got in its own way too many times in losing at home to Class AAA No. 9 Westminster, 14-6, Friday night.
By Wayne Staats

Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014

Burke County defense to face test

Burke County's defense, which has yet to give up a touchdown in two games, faces high-scoring Griffin tonight.
By Wayne Staats
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