Stories by Wayne Staats

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Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016

Josey boys beat Laney

Donald Jordan and a balanced Josey attack stopped Laney's unbeaten run against fellow Augusta-area schools with a 66-55 home win Saturday evening.
By Wayne Staats

Friday, Jan. 15, 2016

Davis reaches milestone in Cross Creek victory

Cross Creek's Alana Davis proved tough to contain in the post, scoring inside and reaching 1,000 career points Friday night during a 60-33 road win at Richmond Academy.
By Wayne Staats

Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016

North Augusta's Rashad Byrd wins Deon Grant Award

North Augusta's Rashad Byrd won the Deon Grant Player of the Year Award during Thursday night's All-Area Football Banquet, which honors the best high school football players from this past season.
By Wayne Staats

Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016

Muskeeters remain perfect in region play

Even with Greenbrier's efficient outside shooting, Richmond Academy improved to 4-0 in region play with a 69-64 win Tuesday night.
By Wayne Staats

Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016

Welch leads Georgia to Border Bowl III victory

With Liam Welch's four touchdown passes, Team Georgia won Border Bowl III, 35-21.
By Wayne Staats

Friday, Jan. 8, 2016

Josey girls, Westside boys win

Though Josey's boys and girls teams started the night undefeated in region play, only the girls team could beat the Patriots.
By Wayne Staats

Border Bowl III set for Saturday

Many of the best seniors are set to play in Border Bowl III, which is set for noon today at Lucy C. Laney Memorial Stadium in the usual Georgia vs. South Carolina showdown.
By Wayne Staats

Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016

Knight keeping busy with Border Bowl III

AIKEN - Only four weeks ago, Rick Knight was out at practice, coaching Midland Valley during the best playoff run in program history.
By Wayne Staats

McClain resigns as Glenn Hills football coach

After three seasons, Tim McClain is no longer Glenn Hills' football coach.
By Wayne Staats

Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016

Balance carries Richmond Academy

Even when playing with a big lead, Richmond Academy kept charging, rolling at Grovetown, 69-38, Tuesday night to begin Region 2-AAAAA play.
By Wayne Staats

Monday, Jan. 4, 2016

Border Bowl III preparations pick up

Team Georgia had its first practice for Saturday afternoon's Border Bowl III.
By Wayne Staats

Friday, Dec. 25, 2015

Briarwood's Reese is the All-Independent Player of the Year

After rushing for 2,028 yards as a junior, Briarwood's Dakota Reese sped by the mark with 2,445 yards and 30 touchdowns this season and is the Augusta Chronicle's All-Independent Player of the Year
By Wayne Staats

Thursday, Dec. 24, 2015

Jefferson County's T.J. Bell is Georgia football Player of the Year

LOUISVILLE, Ga. - Jefferson County never had a season like this one. But it never had a quarterback like T.J. Bell, either.
By Wayne Staats

Aquinas' Leonard ready to keep building

Debuts can't go any better than an undefeated season ending with the program's first state championship. In many ways, the difficult part is to keep it going, to have staying power.
By Wayne Staats

Friday, Dec. 18, 2015

Wildcats take two from Patriots

Laney's basketball teams both beat Westside on Friday.
By Wayne Staats

Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015

Eagles defeat Bulldogs

Josey's boys and girls basketball teams both beat Butler on Tuesday.
By Wayne Staats

Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015

Irish lose in the Dome

Aquinas lost in Saturday's state title game, finishing one win short of a second championship in three years.
By Wayne Staats

Friday, Dec. 11, 2015

Irish football going for state championship

Aquinas goes for its second state title in three years Saturday in Atlanta.
By Wayne Staats

Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015

Aquinas' Welch brothers have strong bond

Liam and George Welch have grown up a bit since they first played in the family yard. But what started as two brothers playing has turned into two teammates hoping for a state title for Aquinas.
By Wayne Staats

Monday, Dec. 7, 2015

Thomson football star to transfer

Thomson defensive back Christian Tutt is transferring to IMG Academy in Florida.
By Wayne Staats
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