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Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014

Warriors win first state playoff match in four years

GROVETOWN - With each booming kill and point-saving dig, Grovetown moved closer to a level its volleyball program hasn't reached in four years, beating Union Grove 3-0 on Thursday night to win its ...
By David Lee

North Augusta, Screven County hope to stay unbeaten

Laney picked up its first win in Region 3-AAA play by beating Butler a week ago. Now the Wildcats want to get to 2-1. To get there, they’ll have to beat Josey for the 12th time in 13 games. 
By Wayne Staats

Byrd is the Player of the Week

After making 18 total tackles and catching a touchdown pass, North Augusta's Rashad Byrd is the Player of the Week.
By Wayne Staats

The Blitz - Week 9

Sports writers Wayne Staats and David Lee preview the high school football matchups in the CSRA for Week 9, including the game of the week Josey at Laney.

Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

Greenbrier roars past LaGrange

Greenbrier battered its way into the second round of the Georgia High School Association Class AAAAA State softball tournament on Wednesday night.
By Scott Rouch Columbia County Bureau

Westside volleyball wins first-round match

Westside came back from a nine-point deficit in the second set that sparked a 3-0 first-round win over Toombs County on Wednesday night.
By David Lee

Autopsy complete on Josey senior

An autopsy was completed Wednesday on T.W. Josey High School senior Recardell Sheppard, but results might not be released for months, the Richmond County Coroner's office said.
By Doug Stutsman

Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

Three area teams find spots in football polls

After a close win on Friday, Screven County football moved into a tie for No. 6 in Class AA.
By Wayne Staats

Josey-Laney is Game of the Week

Laney will try to beat Josey for the 12th time in 13 games in The Augusta Chronicle's Game of the Week.
By Wayne Staats

Monday, Oct. 13, 2014

Aiken finishes regular season with region title; Bland is player of week

Aiken volleyball beat Midland Valley on Thursday for the Region 5-AAA championship, setting up a first-round home match in the Class AAA tournament Oct. 23.
By David Lee

Aiken's Bland is fall sports player of the week

Aiken senior captain Carly Bland is the fall sports player of the week for dominating on the volleyball court Thursday for the Region 5-AAA title.

Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014

Grovetown wins area volleyball title

Tiara Ramey helped Grovetown win the Area 2-AAAAA volleyball title with a 3-1 victory (25-17, 29-27, 24-26, 25-14 ) over Lakeside in the best-of-five championship match.
By Scott Rouch

Irish attack still strong

Home or road, it doesn't matter - Aquinas will score in bunches.

Westminster falls to John Milledge

Cody Miller rushed for 201 yards and four touchdowns as John Milledge Academy knocked off Westminster.

Augusta Prep earns first win of season

Augusta Prep beat the homeschool Augusta Eagles 40-20, earning their first win of the year while the Eagles played a game they can build on.
By Scott Rouch

Predators cruise past Fighting Hornets

Jontae Herrin scored two touchdowns, one on a kickoff return to open the game, and Fox Creek eased past winless Ware Shoals 27-7, sending the Fighting Hornets to their seventh loss this season.
By Jordan Williams

Brentwood rolls past Windsor

SANDERSVILLE, Ga. - Willis Toulson rushed for 237 yards and two touchdowns as Brentwood romped past Windsor Academy.

Friday, Oct. 10, 2014

Silver Bluff remains winless on season

Silver Bluff couldn't hold the lead in the fourth quarter and lost its seventh consecutive game of the season.

Silver Bluff breaks through

CORDOVA, S.C. - DeAngilo Drayton had three touchdown runs and Myles Corbitt scored twice as Silver Bluff won its first game of the year, beating Edisto.

Rebels build big lead, hold on

SALUDA, S.C. - Tyree Stidem threw two touchdown passes and Strom Thurmond jumped out to a 24-point lead en route to a victory over Saluda.
By David Westin

Thoroughbreds are beaten

AIKEN - Irmo broke open a tie game in the third quarter with 21 unanswered points to earn its first victory of the season.

Dre Carr leads Mustangs to victory

CAYCE, S.C. - Dre Carr had two rushing touchdowns as Midland Valley edged Brookland-Cayce.

Lions can't hold lead

Porter-Gaud scored two late touchdowns on pass plays to beat Augusta Christian.

Screaming Devils fall in OT

WARRENTON, Ga. - Warren County went for the win and ended up on the losing end to Georgia Military College in overtime.
By David Westin

Brentwood falls to Monsignor Donovan

SANDERSVILLE, Ga. - Monsignor Donovan scored three unanswered touchdowns in the second quarter and Brentwood could never recover.

Durant powers Chiefs

McCORMICK, S.C. - Mataeo Durant scored six touchdowns and rushed for 235 yards as McCormick routed Calhoun Falls.

Gamecocks hold off Tigers

SYLVANIA, Ga. - Screven County held off a furious Swainsboro rally to remain unbeaten.

Duo lead Crusaders

Christian Reid and Jamil Harris both went over the 100-yard rushing mark as Curtis Baptist handled Colleton Prep.

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