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Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Greenbrier's veterans push Wolfpack to championship

After getting close but not tasting a championship, Greenbrier baseball's experienced players came through in a Game 3 win.
By Wayne Staats

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Wolfpack seeking first title since 2007

The Greenbrier baseball team is two wins away from its first state championship since 2007. The Wolfpack will face Gainesville in the Class AAAAA finals Monday.
By Wayne Staats

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Defending champs stop Patriots' playoff run

Westside's playoff run ended Tuesday in the Class AAA state semifinals with 3-2 and 6-0 defeats to Blessed Trinity. The defending state champions stopped Westside's deepest run since 2005.
By Wayne Staats

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Wolfpack, Pats to serve as semifinal hosts

Both the Greenbrier and Westside baseball teams are home in Monday's state semifinals.
By Wayne Staats

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Lady Wildcats enjoy parade

The Laney girls basketball team was honored for its state title with a Saturday afternoon parade.
By Wayne Staats

Thoroughbreds fall in title match

For the second year in a row, South Aiken lost to Spartanburg in the last match of the season, going down 5-1 Saturday morning in the Class AAAA state championship at Cayce Tennis and Fitness Center.
By Wayne Staats

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Patriots reach semifinals for first time in 10 years

Backed by a strong outing from pitcher Aaron Gonzalez and a quick start from the bats, Westside advanced to the Class AAA state semifinals by beating Hart County, 9-3, in Game 3.
By Wayne Staats

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Pats split with Bulldogs

After splitting a Tuesday doubleheader, Westside will play Game 3 Wednesday afternoon.
By Wayne Staats

Saturday, May 9, 2015

Wildcats repeat as state champions

The Westminster boys soccer team won a state title for the second year in a row.
By Wayne Staats

Lady Cavs topple rival, claim state title

The Augusta Prep girls soccer team beast Westminster 4-1 to win the GISA state championship.
By Wayne Staats

Friday, May 8, 2015

Wildcats blank Cavs, advance to final

The Westminster boys soccer team beat Augusta Prep Friday night to advance to the GISA state title game.
By Wayne Staats

Wildcats, Cavaliers to meet for title

The Augusta Prep and Westminster girls soccer team will play one another for a state title Saturday after posting wins in Friday's GISA state semifinals at Blanchard Woods Park.
By Wayne Staats

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Hephzibah's Bowen heads to Cross Keys

Hephzibah football coach John Bowen, who for the past 10 years has been the Rebels’ coach, is taking over as coach at Atlanta’s Cross Keys High.
By Wayne Staats

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Patriots sweep Lions in state playoffs

Westside beat Central (Carrollton) in the second round of the state playoffs, winning a doubleheader.
By Wayne Staats

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Spartans on playoff push in soccer

The Glenn Hills boys soccer team is enjoying a successful season that still isn't done yet. The Spartans not only won the Region 3-AAA title, but they also beat Towers 3-2 in the first round of ...
By Wayne Staats

Lackey taking over as Evans coach

Laney football coach Lemuel Lackey is Evans' new coach.
By Wayne Staats

Saturday, May 2, 2015

Left-hander does it all as Wolfpack advance

The Greenbrier baseball team advanced to the second round of the state playoffs with an 11-2 home win Saturday.
By Wayne Staats

Friday, May 1, 2015

Patriots offense takes over in doubleheader sweep

The Westside baseball team routed Cedar Grove in a Friday playoff doubleheader.
By Wayne Staats

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Irish girls soccer moves to second round

After being held scoreless for the first 20 minutes, the Irish girls soccer team piled up seven goals in the final hour of play to beat Strong Rock Christian, 7-0.
By Wayne Staats

Laney coach Hunter helping baseball program grow

Laney coach Jerry Hunter has seen triumph in baseball after seeing dramatic success in basketball at the school.
By Wayne Staats
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