High School Football


Prep statistics due Wednesday

The Augusta Chronicle publishes weekly statistical leaders compiled from the area’s high school football teams.

Coaches are asked to submit statistics each week by fax to (706) 823-3408 or by e-mail to wayne.staats@augustachronicle.com.

Leaders in kicking, interceptions, passing yards, punting average, rushing yards, receiving yards, sacks, tackles, and total touchdowns will be tracked.

Call staff writer Wayne Staats at (706) 823-3425 with any questions.


Riley takes lead in senior event

In St. Simons Island, Ga., Mary Riley, of Perry, leads the GSGA Senior Women’s Championship after Monday’s opening round, posting a 3-over-par 75 at King and Prince Golf Course.

Riley is one stroke ahead of four-time defending champion Brenda Pictor,of Marietta, who posted 4-over-par 76 on Monday.

Three players are tied at 77: Donna Eaton and Charlotte Grant, both of Greensboro, and Betsy Butler, of Atlanta. Alice Richardson, of Alpharetta, shot 79. Karen Stewart, of Columbus, Liz Butler, of Greensboro, Jodie Shepard, of Newnan, and Gwen Young of Cochran each shot 88.

Local participants Jan Cross, of Evans, and Carolyn Hooks, of Augusta, are tied for 17th and 39th, respectively.


Jamison signs with Clippers

Antawn Jamison might have improved his odds of winning a first NBA title by moving to a team with zero championships.

The veteran free agent agreed to a one-year contract with the Los Angeles Clippers on Monday for the veteran’s minimum of about $1.4 million, bolstering a bench that last season was among the best in the league.

• Free-agent forward Ronnie Brewer agreed to a two-year contract with the Houston Rockets.

Last season, he split the season between the New York Knicks and Oklahoma City Thunder, averaging three points and 2.3 rebounds.


Hearings begin in Cup scandal

An international jury has begun hearings into what could be one of the biggest scandals in the 162-year history of the America’s Cup.

The panel is investigating an admission by defending champion Oracle Team USA that it illegally modified two of three prototype boats it sailed in four warmup regattas last year and earlier this year.

The jury held a hearing Monday for individuals being investigated under Rule 69 of the Racing Rules of Sailing, which deals with gross misconduct. The jury has scheduled a hearing for Thursday dealing with Protocol Article 60, which is aimed at protecting the reputation of the America’s Cup.

The jury could impose unprecedented punishment, including Oracle Team USA having to forfeit races in the best-of-17 America’s Cup match against Team New Zealand starting Sept. 7.


Stuttgart coach fired after loss

Stuttgart fired coach Bruno Labbadia after four consecutive losses to start the season and appointed former player Thomas Schneider as his successor.

The 40-year-old Schneider has been coaching Stuttgart’s Under-17 team since 2011. His first match with the Bundesliga club will be Thursday against Rijeka.

- From staff and wire reports



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