Two more Aquinas players transfer to Grovetown

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.
By Wayne Staats

Augusta Prep senior is playing in U.S. Junior Amateur Championship

Augusta's Jake Forgay begins play on Monday in the U.S. Junior Amateur Championship at The Honors Course in Ooltewah, Tenn.
By Chris Gay

Augusta-area seniors participate in Border Bowl IV combine

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.
By Chris Gay

Local coaches, players gather at annual Coaches and Captains Dinner

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.
By Wayne Staats

Aquinas star receiver transferring

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.
By Wayne Staats

Aiken's Nix retires from SCHSL position

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.
By David Lee

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Lady Wildcats stars celebrate signings

Laney girls basketball players Jazmine Holmon and Gemiya Bowman have both signed with colleges.
By Wayne Staats

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Former Lakeside coach arrested

Former Lakeside High football coach Jody Grooms and his wife Sharon, were arrested Tuesday on charges of theft by taking, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation said.
By Terry Dickson

Monday, May 23, 2016

Greenbrier's Washer to play at Limestone

Greenbrier's Conner Washer has signed to play at Limestone College.

Friday, May 20, 2016

Rebels' bid for state title falls short

SUMTER, S.C. -- Aynor defeated Strom Thurmond 9-6 in Game 3 of the Class AA state championship series Friday night.
By Ian Guerin

Beamon to speak at North Augusta banquet

Former Olympian Bob Beamon will be the special guest at North Augusta's track banquet this Sunday.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Rebels knot series with Jackets

Payton Smith's first-inning grand slam sparked an offensive outburst that carried Strom Thurmond to a 10-4 win over Aynor on Wednesday night in Game 2 of the Class AA State Championship.
By David Lee

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Evans swimmer Hendry signs with Eastern Michigan

Evans swimmer Aaron Hendry signed an NCAA Division I college offer Tuesday to compete at Eastern Michigan University.
By Chris Gay

Area basketball players sign with colleges

Josey girls basketball players Breanna Wilson and Janiah Williams have signed with colleges after successful senior seasons.

Pats' Brown picks Andrew College

Westside baseball's Brandon Brown has signed with Andrew College. Brown hit .

North Augusta finishes fourth in state championship

North Augusta finished fourth and South Aiken placed eighth in the Class AAAA Boys State Championship on Tuesday at Furman University Golf Club in Greenville, S.C.
By David Lee

Monday, May 16, 2016

Rebels drop Game 1 of championship series

AYNOR, S.C. - Strom Thurmond fell to Aynor, 5-4, in Game 1 of the South Carolina Class AA state championship series Monday night.
By Ian Guerin

Brookstone cruises to crown at Forest Hills

Brookstone's state title drought is over. The Cougars didn't win the Class A private boys golf title last year, and that didn't sit well with Hunter Chapman's team. They made up for it Monday.
By John Boyette

Columbus boys run away from field at Bartram Trail

Nolan Miller recorded his low round of the year Monday. The Columbus junior posted 6-under-par 66 to win the Class AAAAA boys championship at Bartram Trail Golf Club.
By Chris Gay

Lady Catamounts take next step, win title

Dalton won the Class AAAAA girls golf title on Monday. Lakeside finished seventh.
By Wayne Staats

Woodward Academy claims Class AAAA girls golf title

Woodward Academy rode a team effort to the Class AAAA Girls State Championship on Monday at Waynesboro Country Club.
By David Lee

Ex-Blackville-Hilda star Brown inducted into SC Hall of Fame

COLUMBIA - Three-time Super Bowl champion Troy Brown couldn't help but smile after once again proving doubters wrong.
By Pete Iacobelli

Saturday, May 14, 2016

North Augusta track team wins state title in relay

The boys 4x400 meter relay team of Isaiah Fuller, Kyle Morrell, Dejuan Bell and Cole Ranson won the Class AAAA state championship Saturday at Spring Valley High School. The winning time was 3:23.06.
By John Boyette

South Aiken falls in tennis state championship

South Aiken's tennis team fell to a familiar foe in Saturday's Class AAAA championship match at Cayce Tennis & Fitness Center. The Thoroughbreds were swept by Spartanburg, 6-0.
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