Articles from the Scott Michaux section archive

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Busy month awaits Aiken golfer

If you think your summer schedule is a little hectic, consider Aiken golfer Kevin Kisner's first two weeks of June.
By Scott Michaux

Saturday, May 31, 2014

California Chrome faces tall task in Triple Crown pursuit

All eyes will be on California Chrome this week
By Scott Michaux

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Local golfers hope to learn from NCAA experience

Nobody but repeat winner Alabama went home from the NCAA Championships at Prairie Dunes happy, but four local golfers returned from Kansas inspired by the experience.
By Scott Michaux

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Michaux: New York racing stewards made right call on California Chrome

New York's racing stewards made the prudent call this week for the Belmont Stakes, opting to end its prohibition on equine nasal strips to make room for a historic opportunity.
By Scott Michaux

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Michaux: Biggest win of Donnan's came in courtroom

Winning 40 games in five seasons at the Georgia Bulldogs helm lost Jim Donnan his job in 2000. Winning not guilty verdicts on 41 charges stemming from an alleged Ponzi scheme gave him his life back.
By Scott Michaux

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Michaux: Who is looking out for best interests of student-athletes?

One day soon when the NCAA's restrictive policies of indentured servitude come crashing down upon it - and that day is soon coming - schools like Georgia Tech will be relieved of their collective ...
By Scott Michaux

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Soccer titles signal shift in power to Augusta area

To understand how far and how fast Augusta Prep's girls soccer team had to come to win its first state championship, coach Tom Norton only needs to think back to his first season in 2010.
By Scott Michaux

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Michaux: Playing for Cowboys is a 'blessing' for former Silver Bluff star

Silver Bluff's Demarcus Lawrence felt like he'd won the lottery when he answered his phone Friday and heard team owner Jerry Jones say "you're now a Dallas Cowboy; we just picked you."
By Scott Michaux

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Michaux: Moment of truth arrives for NFL

The next two days provide a moment of truth for the NFL - a judgment day on the league's collective judgment.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Watson is out to inspire

In the month between his Masters victory and his return to the course at this week's Players Championship, Bubba Watson took his green jacket on a different kind of victory tour.
By Scott Michaux

Saturday, May 3, 2014

Moore has good timing at UConn

Ricky Moore’s association with Connecticut is proving to be an unbeatable combination.
By Scott Michaux

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Tigers' 'voice' latest pro to be silenced

The "Voice Of" era in college football is definitely over. The precise time of death is a matter of debate.
By Scott Michaux

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Michaux: SEC's failure to alter schedule hurts fans

Securing the self interests of coaches and athletic directors instead of the desires of fans, the SEC will continue to play an eight-game conference schedule with one permanent crossover rivalry.
By Scott Michaux

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Junior Invitational at Sage Valley needed this kind of finish

GRANITEVILLE - In four installments of the Junior Invitational, Sage Valley Golf Club has succeeded in creating a Masters Tournament-like environment for the teenage crowd.
By Scott Michaux

Friday, April 25, 2014

Michaux: Campbell's legacy is rich

It won't be the same on Friday nights at Buddy Bufford Field without longtime Lincoln County coach Larry Campbell presiding.
By Scott Michaux

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Pinehurst changes bring rave reviews

The contrast between the season's first and second major venues will never be more stark than when the U.S. Open returns to a restored Pinehurst No. 2 in June.
By Scott Michaux

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Michaux: Chance to witness history was denied at Masters

Letting go of a lost chance at history takes time. It’s still hard to think about the 2009 British Open when Tom Watson was a par away from winning a sixth claret jug. A week ago, the Masters ...
By Scott Michaux

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Soccer should stick in Atlanta

With a glamorous new stadium and a multi-ethnic population base, Arthur Blank, the owner of Atlanta's new MLS team, believes this team will have a chance to stick.
By Scott Michaux

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Drama was hard to find at the 2014 Masters

The 2014 Masters Tournament was not a keeper.
By Scott Michaux

Saturday, April 5, 2014

Michaux: Palmer remains as relevant as ever in the modern world

Arnold Palmer's enduring legacy has been immortalized in a three-night documentary film by the Golf Channel simply called Arnie. The network didn't have to look very far for the perfect subject to ...
By Scott Michaux

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