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Friday, Nov. 7, 2014

Irish beat Trojans

No. 1 Aquinas won the region title with a 49-21 home win Friday night.
By Wayne Staats

Roundtree commits to UGA

Lakeside defensive back Rashad Roundtree committed to the University of Georgia on Friday.
By Wayne Staats

Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014

Irish play fellow unbeaten team for region title

The No. 1 Irish of Aquinas play at 7:30 p.m. Friday at home against No. 6 Tattnall Square for the Region 7-A championship. Both teams are perfect at 9-0.
By Wayne Staats

Silver Bluff's Corbitt stars in last game

Silver Bluff's Myles Corbitt is the Player of the Week.
By Wayne Staats

Postseason futures get clear after Friday games

Area high school teams play for region titles, playoff seeding or playoff lives on Friday.
By Wayne Staats

Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014

Crusaders marching into state playoffs again

Despite moving from the Georgia Independent School Association to the South Carolina Independent School Association, the 2014 Curtis Baptist football team has extended the program’s growth this ...
By Wayne Staats

Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014

Irish, Golden Hawks remain at top of polls

Both Aquinas and Washington County are ranked No. 1 going into the final week of the regular season.
By Wayne Staats

Monday, Nov. 3, 2014

Aquinas is Game of the Week

One week after winning at rival Lincoln County, Aquinas is playing at home for the region championship.
By Wayne Staats

Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014

Laney handles Westside

Make that four playoff appearances, four first-round home games for the Laney seniors.
By Wayne Staats

Fox Creek set for home playoff game

The SCHSL released brackets for all but Class AAAA on Saturday. The largest classification finishes up the regular season this upcoming week.
By Wayne Staats

Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

Irish beat Red Devils

Daniel Lindsey's interception clinched Class A No. 1 Aquinas' 15-13 win at Lincoln County.
By Wayne Staats

Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

Pats junior wins weekly honor

After scoring a touchdown three different ways, Westside's Josh Reynolds is the Player of the Week.
By Wayne Staats

Irish take favorite role

After decades of losing to Lincoln County, Aquinas is now the huge favorite in Friday's game.
By Wayne Staats

Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

'Cats, Pats get extra day to prepare

Laney wasn't spooked into moving its game from a Halloween Friday. Instead, it wanted a Homecoming Saturday.
By Wayne Staats

Monday, Oct. 27, 2014

Aquinas-Lincoln County is the Game of the Week

Aquinas and Lincoln County meet Friday in The Augusta Chronicle's Game of the Week.
By Wayne Staats

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

Irish rout one Devils, gear up for another

The Aquinas starters walked off the field after the horn sounded to end the first half, but it might as well have been the last whistle. There were two quarters remaining, but the job was done.
By Wayne Staats

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

Clarity still to come for Region 2-AAAAA

Only the top four teams from Region 2-AAAAA will qualify for the Class AAAAA state playoffs, and it’s currently a mess with only three regular season weeks to go. 
By Wayne Staats

Titus pitches Greenbrier into Elite Eight

The Greenbrier softball team used Kirsten Titus’ pitching and one big inning to knock off Woodland, 5-2, on Thursday in the decisive game of the three-game series.
By Wayne Staats

Daggett stars as quarterback, defensive back

Richmond Academy's Tony Daggett is the Player of the Week after throwing two touchdown passes and intercepting two more.
By Wayne Staats
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