Carl Jackson to be honoree at Mayor's Masters Reception

Augusta native Carl Jackson, who has caddied in a record 53 Masters Tournaments, was selected on Thursday to be the honoree of this year's Mayor's Masters Reception on April 6, the Monday of Masters Week.
By David Westin

Lions fall on road, long winning streak ends

Paine College blew a double-digit lead in the second half and fell at Morehouse, 62-61 on Thursday night, snapping their 13-game winning streak

Super Bowl coaches are polar opposites

Super Bowl coaches Bill Belichick and Pete Carroll have contrasting styles but produce similar results on the field.
By Eddie Pells

Georgia Regents softball enters with more experience

Three seasons removed from a 33-win team full of seniors, Georgia Regents has more experience as the team aims for a better finish in 2015.
By David Lee

Bulldogs' Reid is player of the week

Harlem senior Reggie Reid is the player of the week.
By Wayne Staats

Palmer leads Phoenix Open as Woods struggles

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -Tiger Woods struggles before a record crowd while Ryan Palmer shoots 64 for the first-round lead in the Phoenix Open.
By Doug Ferguson

Top-ranked Gamecocks romp

COLUMBIA - A'ja Wilson scored 17 points, Alaina Coates had 14 points and 10 rebounds and No. 1 South Carolina routed Alabama for the second time this month in a 85-54 victory Thursday night.

Palace Malice training plans altered

Palace Malice's training plans have been altered after the thoroughbred threw a horseshoe during a workout Wednesday.
By John Boyette

Young Elliott to replace Gordon

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Chase Elliott will replace Jeff Gordon in the No. 24 Chevrolet when the four-time NASCAR champion gives up his seat at the end of this season.
By Jenna Fryer

Trout stream dates to be discussed at meetings

The Georgia Wildlife Resources Division is proposing to remove the mountain trout season and open all trout streams to year-around fishing.
By Bill Baab

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College Baseball Preview

Paine expects more success

The Augusta Chronicle provides a three-part preview series on the college baseball season.

Three Hawks make All-Star team

Al Horford, Paul Millsap and Jeff Teague have been picked as reserves for the Eastern Conference All-Star team, giving the sizzling Atlanta Hawks three selections.

Serena to meet Sharapova for title

MELBOURNE, Australia - Serena Williams is on the verge of a 19th major title after beating 19-year-old Madison Keys 7-6 (5), 6-2 on Thursday and setting up an Australian Open final against long-time rival Maria Sharapova.
By John Pye

Georgia Southern to visit Clemson in football

Georgia Southern will travel to play Clemson in a nonconference game in 2018.

High turnover hasn't slowed New England Patriots

The New England Patriots have stayed near the top of the league despite considerable turnover in the past 10 years.
By Howard Ulman

High school basketball statistics

High school basketball statistics for Friday, Jan. 30

Westwood has share of Dubai lead

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Rory McIlroy bogeyed the final hole to miss out on a share of the clubhouse lead during the first round of the Dubai Desert Classic on Thursday.

Overtime

USC Aiken outfielder Tyler Moore, a junior from Evans, has been named a preseason second team All-American by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association.

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Queen takes Classic Open crown

Aboard TGI Playtime, Skip Queen marked the highest score of the show this week - 228 - to claim the Classic Open finals Friday night at James Brown Arena.
By Chris Gay

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