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Friday, Jan. 8, 2016

Saturday Shootout: Queens is off to hot start in Division II

The Queens (N.C.) men's basketball team, of the South Atlantic Conference, are off to a 12-0 start and have shot all the way up the polls to No. 8 in Division II. 
By Chris Gay

Monday, Jan. 4, 2016

Augusta survives last-second shot, defeats Francis Marion

After surviving another wild finish Monday night at Christenberry Fieldhouse, Augusta junior guard Keshun Sherrill made it clear what his team needs to start doing. "We've got to grow up," he ...
By Chris Gay

Francis Marion women snap Augusta's seven-game winning streak

Augusta University women's basketball coach Nate Teymer said his team still has a chance to be a premier Peach Belt Conference team. The Jaguars just didn't look like one.
By Chris Gay

Saturday, Jan. 2, 2016

Jaguar women shoot past Braves

The Augusta University women extended their win streak to seven with a 72-61 victory over UNC Pembroke on Saturday at Christenberry Fieldhouse.
By David Lee

Jaguars survive rally to inch past Braves

Augusta University jumped to a massive first-half lead and held on late to beat UNC Pembroke 73-72 on Saturday at Christenberry Fieldhouse.
By David Lee

Friday, Dec. 18, 2015

Saturday Shootout: Education Day a success for Augusta University

Clint Bryant. Kudos to the Augusta University athletic director on a second successful Education Day earlier in the week.
By Chris Gay

Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015

Sherrill scores 43 points as Augusta defeats Coastal Georgia on Education Day

When Trevor Foreman and his teammates needed an extra push, the 2,500 Richmond County fifth-graders delivered in a big way.
By Chris Gay

Monday, Dec. 14, 2015

Augusta men's basketball to host to 2,500 students

If you're coming to the Augusta University men's game today, coach Dip Metress has a message for you: Bring your earplugs. The Jaguars play host to Coastal Georgia as part of the school's ...
By Chris Gay

Friday, Dec. 11, 2015

Saturday Shootout: Paine center Janisha Wilkerson has big night

Janisha Wilkerson. In case you missed it, the Paine junior center shot 10 for 10 from the field in Monday's win over Lane College.
By Chris Gay

Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015

Jaguar golfers reunite to honor longtime assistant

For many of the almost 20 former Augusta State golfers, their driving ability, iron play and putting touch didn't come to close to matching their collegiate form. Yet they were all in good humor. ...
By Chris Gay

Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015

Augusta stumbles early in loss to Bowie State

Augusta University struggled mightily in the first half and never fully recovered in a 91-81 loss to Bowie State on Saturday night at Christenberry Fieldhouse.
By David Lee

Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015

Trojans outlast Jaguars

Augusta University fought to a close finish against the defending Southeast Regional champions, but Mount Olive outlasted the Jaguars 87-83 on Sunday.
By David Lee

Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015

Sherrill hits milestone in Jaguars win

Augusta's Keshun Sherrill reached 1,000 career points while leading the Jaguars to a 76-59 win over Shaw on Saturday.
By David Lee

Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015

Augusta wins wild shootout with Paine in overtime

When the clock struck zero, the Jaguars emerged with a 117-108 overtime win over Paine in the annual Augusta City Classic
By Chris Gay

Jaguar women keep Lions winless

Augusta never trailed and pulled away with a strong second half to beat Paine 83-68 on Saturday at Christenberry Fieldhouse.
By David Lee

Friday, Nov. 20, 2015

Augusta, Paine to meet in annual rivalry

The Augusta University and Paine College men's basketball teams enter Saturday's rivalry matchup with the same objective - win their first game.
By Chris Gay

Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015


In Greenwood, S.C., Emry Tsitouris hit a shot in the lane as time expired, lifting USC Aiken to a 68-66 victory over Lincoln Memorial on Saturday.

Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015

Metress returns with young Jaguars squad

Entering his 20th season as a head basketball coach, Augusta's Dip Metress has a sense of renewal.
By Chris Gay

Jaguar women looking to improve

Nate Teymer is ready for his team to take the next step.
By Chris Gay

Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015


In Kiawah Island, S.C., Augusta University is tied for second with Virginia after the first day of the Kiawah Classic at Turtle Point Golf Course on Sunday.
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