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Thursday, Aug 21, 2014

High school football begins tonight

The 2014 high school football season starts tonight for many area teams. Not every preseason question will be answered in the first week, but here are five storylines to watch for this season:
By Wayne Staats

Bears lose 2013 star, hopefully not momentum

WAYNESBORO, Ga. -Burke County will search for a new identity now that star quarterback Donquell "Gator" Green is gone.
By Wayne Staats

Officials stress safety of football games

Richmond County schools safety officials take offense at perception among some that attending high school football games is unsafe.
By Doug Stutsman

Off-season of change for high school head coaches

This past high school football offseason was a perfect storm for movement, between coaches retiring or leaving for other jobs. Fourteen of the 46 area schools in the Augusta area have new ...
By Wayne Staats

Warriors have enough back for another playoff season

The classification might change, but don't expect Jefferson County's nonregion games to get any easier.
By Wayne Staats

Season starts with interesting games

It's the first week of the football season, but there are some intriguing games scheduled.
By Wayne Staats

North Augusta's Reece ready to lead team

Trib Reece is no longer the young sophomore blessed with a strong arm and game-breaking receivers. He's a senior now, a veteran working with talented yet inexperienced pass catchers.
By Wayne Staats

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014

Lady Bulldogs rally past Lady Knights

Harlem rallied for four runs in the bottom of the sixth inning and set Evans down in or­der in the seventh for a 7-4 win on Wednesday.
By Scott Rouch

Bulldogs young after suffering heavy losses

PETTICOAT JUNCTION — Forgive Al Lown and Keith Radford if they look across the practice field at Silver Bluff and reminisce about the past four years. Graduation hit the Bulldogs hard.
By John Boyette

Rebels ready to win with new QB, head coach

JOHNSTON, S.C. - The quarterbacks change and, yes, the coaches sometimes do as well, but Strom Thurmond is expected to still be a force in South Carolina,
By Wayne Staats

Lakeside-North Augusta is Game of the Week

The high school football season begins Friday night, and a matchup between Lakeside and North Augusta will be The Augusta Chronicle's Game of the Week.

Game is family affair for Evans' Marshall

Players often talk about a coach being a father figure. It's a little more literal for Evans quarterback Matlin Marshall. His father, Marvin, is his position coach.
By Wayne Staats

Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014

Banks brings new energy to Red Devils

Replacing Larry Campbell is inarguably the toughest act to follow in the history of Georgia high school football. Now comes Kevin Banks, starting his 20th football season at Lincoln County but his ...
By Scott Michaux

Knights ready to take the next step

Evans coach Marty Jackson believes the Knights have the chance to take the next step this year after just missing a playoff berth last season.
By Scott Rouch

Irish, Golden Hawks ranked No. 1 in preseason poll

Aquinas is ranked No. 1 in Class A in the first Georgia Sports Writers Association polls for the 2014 season.
By Wayne Staats

Aquinas' Lindsey eager to live up to team's reputation

When Daniel Lindsey was younger, his nonstop wild energy earned him the nickname "Taz" after the famous cartoon character.
By Wayne Staats

Monday, Aug 18, 2014

Jackets have new faces, same expectations

North Augusta enters the season with new head coach Brian Thomas and several changes at key positions, but expectations remain high.
By David Lee

Aiken looks to continue progression

Aiken is coming off a one-win season, but Brian Neal is continuing to put a stamp on the program as he enters his second year as head coach.
By David Lee

North Augusta's Johnson a force regardless of position

When Victor Johnson plays basketball or football, he knows footwork makes all the difference.
By Wayne Staats

Sunday, Aug 17, 2014

Patriots looking to take next step in playoffs

Quinton Phillips and his Westside teammates are looking to finally break through this season.
By Chris Gay

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