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Friday, Jan. 29, 2016

Augusta's Metress closing in on 400th career win

WHO'S HOT Dip Metress. The Augusta men's head coach is turning his program around at the right time. The Jaguars have won eight of their past 10 games, with one of the losses occurring in double ...
By Chris Gay

Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016

Augusta softball turns to veteran arms

The Augusta University softball team lost five starters from last year's lineup, but three veteran pitchers return as the Jaguars seek another winning season.
By David Lee

Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016

Jaguar women fall late to Saints

Flagler's women took advantage of an ill-timed scoring drought to beat Augusta University 68-62 on Saturday.
By David Lee

Augusta routs Flagler to take care of business

Augusta University took the lead midway through the first half and never looked back to beat Flagler 84-73 on Saturday.
By David Lee

Monday, Jan. 18, 2016

Mountain Lions' clutch shots down Jaguars

After multiple game-saving 3-pointers, Young Harris put Augusta University away in double overtime to win 105-99 on Monday.
By David Lee

Jaguar women charge past Mountain Lions

For the second consecutive game, Augusta University's women toiled early before turning on the jets in the third, leading to a 68-55 win over Young Harris.
By David Lee

Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016

Jaguar men upset nationally-ranked Cougars

Augusta University took a step toward maturing as a team by upsetting No. 21 Columbus State 81-77 on Saturday at Christenberry Fieldhouse.
By David Lee

Augusta women knock off Columbus State

The Augusta University women established themselves as a conference contender with a 79-72 win over No. 13 Columbus State on Saturday at Christenberry Fieldhouse.
By David Lee

Friday, Jan. 15, 2016

Augusta University's Fields is hitting his stride

Augusta University's Tamyrik Fields has become an offensive presence.
By Chris Gay

Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016

Lander knocks off Augusta, 72-64

Augusta struggled at the foul line, missed layups at times and had several defensive lapses in a 72-64 loss to Lander at Christenberry Fieldhouse.
By Chris Gay

Lander knocks Augusta women out of first place

After a 67-61 loss Saturday to Lander at Christenberry Fieldhouse, the Jaguars are going to go back to basics in practice.
By Chris Gay

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

Tuesday, Jan. 5, 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

Monday, Jan. 4, 2016

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
 
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