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Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

Paine seeks first SIAC win in football

Paine goes for its first Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference victory today when it travels to Clark Atlanta for a 2 p.m. game.

Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

Lions fall on road

FORT VALLEY, Ga. - Fort Valley State topped Paine in a low-scoring tussle 23-10 on Saturday in the Wildcats' homecoming game.
By James Simpson II

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

Paine seeks its second win

Coming off last week’s homecoming victory over Edward Waters, the Lions travel to face Fort Valley State at 2 p.m.
By Chris Gay

Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014

Lions break through on homecoming

Quarterback Loranzo Hammonds engineered a pair of second-half scoring drives and Paine's big-play defense stuffed Edward Waters in a 38-14 homecoming win Saturday at Lucy C. Laney Stadium.
By Chris Gay

Friday, Oct. 17, 2014

Paine seeks first victory on homecoming

Paine College football coach Greg Ruffin is hoping divine intervention comes into play Saturday.
By Chris Gay

Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

Local college basketball teams begin practice

Entering his 19th season as a head coach, Georgia Regents' Dip Metress knows how to keep things fresh. When the start of basketball season officially kicked off Wednesday, Metress began practice ...
By Chris Gay

Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014

Paine remains winless

GAFFNEY, S.C. - Paine had struggled with turnovers, and those struggles continued Saturday afternoon at Limestone as the Lions turned the ball over five times and were 2 of 5 on fourth down in a ...
By Matt Connolly

Friday, Oct. 10, 2014

Paine hits the road still seeking its first win

Paine College faces a mirror image Saturday on the gridiron. Still seeking their first win, the Lions play at Limestone.
By Chris Gay

Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014

Rams keep Lions winless with shutout

Paine College committed four turnovers and generated little offense in a 17-0 loss to Albany State on Saturday at Lucy Laney Stadium.
By Chris Gay

Friday, Oct. 3, 2014

Turnovers have hurt Paine College

A lot is going right for Paine College through four games, except in the win column. Still, Paine is seeking its first win when it plays host to Albany State at 4 p.m. today at Lucy Laney ...
By Chris Gay

Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014

Lions remain winless

After dropping its first three games by a combined nine points, Paine College watched Morehouse score 10 unanswered points in the fourth quarter for a 20-10 defeat at Lucy Laney Stadium.
By Chris Gay

Friday, Sept. 26, 2014

Paine College seeks first win

When Paine plays host to Morehouse Saturday at Lucy Laney Stadium, the Lions will be looking for their first win.
By Chris Gay

Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014

Paine likely to start a new quarterback

Coach Greg Ruffin said Paine is "going to work a new quarterback in" as the Lions prepare for Saturday's Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference game against Morehouse.
By Chris Gay

Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014

Lions suffer close loss in SIAC opener

Behind the end zone, Paine coach Greg Ruffin sat in a chair dazed at what transpired. The Dragons scored 11 points in the final quarter to upend the Lions, 18-16, in their Southern ...
By Chris Gay

Friday, Sept. 19, 2014

Paine opens SIAC schedule

For Paine football coach Greg Ruffin, today's game against Lane is important, but not because the Lions are playing his alma mater.
By Chris Gay

Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014

Paine falls short in home opener

Paine scored 21 fourth-quarter points behind the arm of Loranzo Hammonds, but Livingstone survived to beat the Lions 48-45 on Saturday at Lucy C. Laney Memorial Stadium.
By David Lee

Paine home opener generates buzz

After five decades Paine College football returned to Augusta on Saturday and Lions fans couldn't be more excited.
By Travis Highfield

Friday, Sept. 12, 2014

Lions hope to have city behind them in opener

The wait is over for Paine College football fans. The Lions play host to their first home football game since 1962 when they face Livingstone College at Lucy C. Laney Stadium.
By Chris Gay

Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014

Paine seeking first win this week

Paine will have an opportunity to record its first victory when it plays host to Livingstone College at 4 p.m. Saturday at Lucy C. Laney Stadium. 
By Chris Gay

Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014

Lions fall just short in debut

ROME, Ga. - Paine College's first official football game since the program went dormant in 1962 ended in defeat Thursday night, but head coach Greg Ruffin had reason to be pleased.

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Historic building on Laney campus demolished

The demolition of the 89-year-old Cauley-Wheeler building on the Lucy C. Laney High School campus is over, but the plan for a building that will act as a link to the former site and its story has ...
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