Hard-working Grovetown beats Evans in volleyball

Grovetown didn't play a perfect match Tuesday. Still, the Lady Warriors pulled out a 25-15, 25-20 victory over Evans in a nonregion contest.
By Chris Gay

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Friday, Aug 19, 2016

Wildcats enter with high expectations

Laney was forced from the Class AAA playoffs in the first round the past two seasons, but a longer postseason run is the goal with a senior-heavy team this year.
By David Lee

Border Bowl IV to return

Border Bowl IV will be held at noon on Saturday, Jan. 14 at Lucy C. Laney Memorial Stadium.

Games to Watch in 2016

Here are 12 high school football games to watch in 2016.

Columbia County teams step up in class

Coaches and players in Colum­bia County are cautiously optimistic about their much-improved playoff chances.
By Chris Gay

Thomson's Tutt wants to carry on his brother's legacy

THOMSON - Former Thomson football star Chris Tutt died on a foggy road in Columbia County in June. Christian Tutt plans to make sure nobody forgets his brother's name at the Brickyard.
By Scott Michaux

Irish look to young faces in key spots

Graduations and transfers dominated the off-season news around Aquinas, but coach James Leonard sees it as an opportunity for young players within a strong system.
By David Lee

Boyette: New features coming for prep coverage

Welcome to another exciting season of high school football. The Augusta Chronicle has some changes that we think will enhance coverage this year.
By John Boyette

Dream 16: Brayton Sanders, Aiken

On offense, Brayton Sanders will play quarterback, bringing both running and throwing prowess. On defense, he will play safety as a veteran in the secondary.
By Wayne Staats

High school football is back

The high school football season begins for most area teams tonight.
By David Lee

Thursday, Aug 18, 2016

Decisions count tonight for new Grovetown coach

Everything starts for real tonight for Grovetown and new head coach Damien Postell.
By Chris Gay

Dream 16: Tancey Richardson, South Aiken

Tancey Richardson can score on long kickoff returns. He can also deliver on the ground as running back or catch passes for downfield damage. But he likes to be a defensive back the most.
By Wayne Staats

Wednesday, Aug 17, 2016

Wildcats, Bulldogs to meet in rare matchup

Laney and Thomson are two traditionally successful area programs, but the two haven't met since 1999. That will change Friday night in the season opener.
By David Lee

Dream 16: Nick Reid, Lakeside

Some shy away from the bright lights and the big stage. Quarterback Nick Reid not only expects it, he embraces it.
By Wayne Staats

Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016

Greenbrier claims season-opening victory over Grovetown

Greenbrier opened the season Tuesday with a five-set volleyball victory over Grovetown.
By Chris Gay

Region 4-AA full of competitive area teams

The GHSA's reclassification efforts resulted in one large Augusta-area region, Region 4-AA, consisting of teams like Laney, Jefferson County and Screven County.
By David Lee

Dream 16: Strom Thurmond's Tyrece Nick

Tyrece Nick has already left an impact on Strom Thurmond, and he isn’t done yet. 
By Wayne Staats

Jefferson County, Thomson ranked in preseason polls

Jefferson County and Thomson are ranked in their respective classifications in the Georgia Sports Writers Association preseason high school football polls released Tuesday.

Monday, Aug 15, 2016

Able willing to step into 'big ol' shoes' at Silver Bluff

When longtime Silver Bluff coach Al Lown retired following the 2015 season, Burton Able was among many to apply for the head coaching job. He was named the Bulldogs' coach this spring.
By John Boyette

Dream 16: Barnwell's Marcus McKethan

No, that isn’t a mountain on the Barnwell offensive line. It’s Marcus McKethan.
By Wayne Staats
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