Rising senior Verenzo Holmes Jr., a defensive back, and rising junior running back D'Angelo Durham are making the from Aquinas to Grovetown, where they will join former Irish receiver Justin Gibbs.
Augusta's Jake Forgay begins play on Monday in the U.S. Junior Amateur Championship at The Honors Course in Ooltewah, Tenn.
A large contingent of Augusta-area high school seniors worked out at the second annual Augusta Chronicle/WJBF News Channel 6 Border Bowl Combine held in conjunction with Ryan Bowers' AthElite Sports Training Academy at Evans High School.
Before the rush to the season intensifies, area high school football coaches and players joined for the annual The Augusta Chronicle/WJBF News Channel 6 Coaches and Captains Dinner, held Thursday evening at Legends Club and sponsored by McDonald's and Milton Ruben.
Justin Gibbs, one of the area's top receivers, is transferring from Aquinas to Grovetown. The 6-foot-2, 196-pound Gibbs had 646 receiving yards and seven touchdowns as a junior as the Irish reached the GHSA Class A private state championship game.
Aiken native Dru McPherson Nix is retiring from full-time duty as associate commissioner of the South Carolina High School League, where she made her mark on prep sports in the state.