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

Manning leads Broncos past Chargers

DENVER - Peyton Manning threw three touchdown passes to Emmanuel Sanders and the Denver Broncos beat the San Diego Chargers 35-21 on Thursday night.
By Pat Graham

Champions Retreat Golf Club sold

For the first time in its almost 10 years of existence, Champions Retreat Golf Club is no longer locally owned.
By Scott Rouch

Braves make Hart president of baseball operations

ATLANTA - John Schuerholz completed what he called "the best negotiation of my entire career" by convincing his longtime friend John Hart to accept the role of president of baseball operations for the Atlanta Braves.
By Charles Odum

Australian golfer leads Asia-Pacific Amateur

Todd Sinnott of Australia shot 5-under-par 67 on Thursday to take a one-shot lead over 2012 champion Tianlang Guan of China after the first round of the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship at Royal Melbourne.

Five prep games to watch this week

Airport travels to Midland Valley in one of several key region matchups in the area this week.
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

Aiken cruises in first-round win

Aiken cruised to a 3-0 win over Lake City in the first round of the Class AAA volleyball playoffs Thursday night.
By David Lee

Coaches share common bond

Steve Spurrier and Gus Malzahn, who share reputations as college football innovators, will meet Saturday.
By Pete Iacobelli

Don't put tackle boxes away just yet

Thurmond Lake's fisheries have turned on, big time. Striped bass, largemouth bass, white perch, hybrids, crappies, bluegills. . .you name it, it’s being caught during one of the terrific bites of the year.
By Bill Baab

Lakers' Nash is out for the season

Los Angeles Lakers guard Steve Nash has been ruled out for the season because of a back injury, putting the two-time NBA MVP's career in doubt.

Clemson offense has stalled

Clemson offensive coordinator Chad Morris' high-speed attack has stalled this fall as he has spent more time penciling in new starters on depth chart then scheming up complex ways to keep the Tigers moving.
By Pete Iacobelli

Clowney expects to play Sunday

Top overall pick Jadeveon Clowney is expected to play for the Houston Texans this weekend against the Tennessee Titans.

Compton shares lead at the McGladrey Classic

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. - Erik Compton is happy with where he is in golf, and he's not referring to his 5-under-par 65 on Thursday for a share of the lead in the McGladrey Classic.

Prep football coach reinstated, but ritual must end

CHARLESTON, S.C. - A South Carolina high school football coach has been reinstated after he was fired over postgame celebrations that officials said had racial overtones, with players smashing watermelons and making ape-like sounds.

Red Wings rally to stun Penguins in OT

DETROIT - Justin Abdelkader's goal 4:16 into overtime capped a dramatic Detroit rally, giving the Red Wings a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday night.

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The Georgia Regents women’s golf team is ranked in the top 25 in NCAA Division I for the first time since the program’s inception in the 2002-2003 season.

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Sponsoring a bass, crappie, catfish or other fishing tournament? Mail or fax your flier or information to Fishing Editor, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, Ga. 30903-1928. Fax number: (706) 823-3408. Tournament reports must include first and last names of the participants, total numbers of fish and total weight of the catch.
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Charges for sex offender

A man convicted of sex charges in Columbia County, who then went to prison for child molestation in south Georgia is back behind bars.

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