Articles from the Scott Michaux section archive

Saturday, Aug 29, 2015

Michaux: New season brings hope to fans, prognosticators

For all the faults the game of football has - and they are numerous - there is nothing better than this time of season on the sports calendar.
By Scott Michaux

Wednesday, Aug 26, 2015

Michaux: Trio begin quest for Masters Tournament spot

Aiken's Kevin Kisner, Augusta's Charles Howell and North Augusta's Scott Brown begin their quest to make the Tour Championship and earn a Masters Tournament invitation.
By Scott Michaux

Saturday, Aug 22, 2015

Michaux: NeSmith still has Walker Cup hopes

For Matt NeSmith, the early elimination didn't enhance his chances of joining the Walker Cup roster.
By Scott Michaux

Thursday, Aug 20, 2015

Officiating has been a labor of love Huffman family

They've been preparing for months, studding Hudl video and reviewing techniques. All the hard work comes together on the first Friday night of the season in prep football.
By Scott Michaux

Tuesday, Aug 18, 2015

Michaux: PGA provides a perfect finish

The PGA Championship capped off a dramatic and historic major season with a couple new records and a whole lot of promise.
By Scott Michaux

Saturday, Aug 15, 2015

Michaux: Evans native climbing ranks in beach volleyball

I'm not sure what ranks as the last sporting event where you'd expect to find a former Evans High basketball player and Augusta State computer science major, but beach volleyball would be pretty ...
By Scott Michaux

Tuesday, Aug 11, 2015

Michaux: PGA is on course for dramatic week

The PGA Championship returns to Whistling Straits this week for the third time in 11 years - an unprecedented rate of recidivism that is even more impressive considering the course is only 17 ...
By Scott Michaux

Saturday, Aug 8, 2015

Golf's 'Little Louise' was one big star

In a year that has seen the passing of so many of golf’s pioneers and legends, including Charlie Sifford, Calvin Peete, Pete Brown and Billy Casper, the latest loss on Friday hit close to home.
By Scott Michaux

Thursday, Aug 6, 2015

Michaux: Tigers are better than No. 12 ranking

No. 12 - really? Frankly, the only 12 that might be associated with Clemson come the end of the regular season is the number of wins they carry with them into the postseason.
By Scott Michaux

Tuesday, Aug 4, 2015

Michaux: Georgia facing rare QB uncertainty

ATHENS, Ga. - Three quarterbacks walk into a huddle at Georgia football practice ... No, this is not the start of a bad joke. It's the unknown reality the Bulldogs are facing in preseason camp, ...
By Scott Michaux

Saturday, Aug 1, 2015

Michaux: SEC schedule has wrong mix

The Southeastern Conference is mixing up a batch of weak tea and presenting it as a fine southern whiskey.
By Scott Michaux

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Michaux: Teen's next leap is on big stage

Rahmeer Carter, 14, qualified for the maximum four events in the AAU Junior Olympics, which will take place Aug. 3-8 at Norfolk State University in Virginia.
By Scott Michaux

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Michaux: ACC still fighting for respect

Despite a late-season letdown - much of it against the ACC - the Southeastern Conference suffers no such inferiority complex when it comes to football reputation.
By Scott Michaux

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Michaux: Braves' glory days are just about over

After John Smoltz' induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame, we're running out of excuses to keep looking back at the good ol' glory days for the Atlanta Braves.
By Scott Michaux

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Michaux: Spurrier should worry about own team, not 'enemies'

It's best if Steve Spurrier lets South Carolina's performance do the talking for him and stop worrying about what his "enemies" say.
By Scott Michaux

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Michaux: Johnson headed to hall after Open win

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - Sometimes there's not a whole lot of difference between ordinary and extraordinary. Zach Johnson and Jordan Spieth illustrate that.
By Scott Michaux

Monday, July 20, 2015

Spieth's hiccups ends his Grand Slam quest

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland -This is the way the Open ends - not with a slam but the whimpering regret of a relatively anticlimactic three-man playoff that didn't involve Jordan Spieth.
By Scott Michaux

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Spieth has his sights set on the claret jug

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - So many names, including a threesome not be so easily dismissed. There’s Louis Oosthuizen. Jason Day. There’s even a 22-year-old Irish amateur fresh off a ...
By Scott Michaux

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Michaux: St. Andrews is much more than golf

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — There are few places in the world than St. Andrews that are better to spend 10 hours of a glorious sunny day in a weather delay.
By Scott Michaux

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Michaux: Johnson, Spieth meet in playoff that never was

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - What the USGA and Chambers Bay couldn't produce, the R&A and St. Andrews provided Thursday - the playoff that wasn't.
By Scott Michaux

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