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Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014

Crusaders back in a title game

For the second year in a row, Curtis Baptist is playing for a state championship.
By Wayne Staats

Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014

Irish carry long streak into playoffs

Aquinas brings a 24-game winning into its first-round matchup with St. Francis on Friday night.
By Wayne Staats

Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014

Three area teams in Class AA move on

It was a good first round day for area Class AA teams on Friday. Three teams advanced to the second round.
By Wayne Staats

Friday, Nov. 14, 2014

Wildcats ousted in first round

No. 7 Westminster (Atlanta) defeated Laney, 35-12, Friday night in the first round of the Class AAA state playoffs.
By Wayne Staats

Fair inks with Bulldogs

Aquinas runner Shannon Fair signed with Mississippi State on Friday.
By Wayne Staats

Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014

Butler star to play for former Augustan in college

Butler boys basketball player Don Coleman signed with Florida Atlantic on Thursday
By Wayne Staats

Baker is player of the week

Darrell Baker caught a 40-yard pass and intercepted a Butler pass in Hephzibah's 14-12 win against the Bulldogs.
By Wayne Staats

North Augusta's 1989 title was one for the books

Twenty-five years ago, North Augusta stunned the state by winning the state championship after a 0-6 start.
By Wayne Staats

Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014

Laney sees Westminster again

The Laney football team will play Westminster for the second time this season. This time it's in the state playoffs.
By Wayne Staats

Local swimmer signs with Nebraska

Jackie Jeschke can get all the red she wants. The local swimmer signed with Nebraska on Wednes­day at the Augusta Aquatics Center.
By Wayne Staats

Aquinas gets No. 2 seed for state playoffs

Aquinas, ranked No. 1 in the state, is the No. 2 seed for the private state playoffs.
By Wayne Staats

Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014

Irish, Golden Hawks still No. 1 in prep football poll

Both Aquinas and Washington County will be ranked No. 1 in the state for the playoffs.
By Wayne Staats

Monday, Nov. 10, 2014

South Aiken football coach resigns

South Aiken football coach Jeremy West has resigned after five years.
By Wayne Staats

Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014

Wildcats win playoff game

Westminster will enjoy the stay in its first Georgia Independent School Association state playoff appearance for just a bit more.
By Wayne Staats

Friday, Nov. 7, 2014

Border Bowl rosters announced

The preliminary rosters for Border Bowl II are set. The contest, scheduled for 1 p.m. on Jan. 10 at Laney’s football stadium, pits the area’s best senior high school football players in an ...
By Wayne Staats

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

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Kettle donations rise in 2014

After a disappointing showing last year, donations to the Salvation Army's local Red Kettle Campaign have risen nearly 20 percent in 2014.
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