Saturday, Jan. 23, 2010

Mavs to only play exhibitions this year

At the prodding of league officials, the Augusta Mavericks indoor football team decided Thursday night to cancel its 2010 regular season as a member of the Southern Indoor Football League. The ...
By Billy Byler

Friday, Jan. 22, 2010

Mavericks to sit this one out

Indoor football in Augusta will remain dormant for the second year in a row, according to an official with the Southern Indoor Football League's front office.
By Billy Byler

Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2009

Would-be Colts get new squad

The Colts did shut down, but Courtney Singleton and the remaining Colts players will still have a place to play this spring. Atlanta businessman Erick Moore, whose ownership group pulled out of a ...
By Billy Byler

Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2009

Colts back with new ownership

The Augusta Colts, who voluntarily sat out the 2009 season after the inaugural 2008 campaign left the team financially strapped, returned to active status Monday and will field a team for 2010, ...
By Billy Byler

Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2009

Court date set in former Colts coach's contract dispute

Augusta Colts owner John Sisson said he and former head coach Bubba Diggs will go before a Columbia County Magistrate judge Feb. 12 to settle a contract dispute.
By Billy Byler

Friday, Dec. 12, 2008

Coach's resume raises questions

Augusta Colts indoor football coach Cedric Roach did not coach for an arenafootball2 team as he claimed on his resume, The Augusta Chronicle has learned.
By Billy Byler

Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2008

Ex-coach files suit over pay

Former Augusta Colts head coach Bubba Diggs has filed suit against the team's co-owner and general manager, John Sisson, for breach of contract.
By Billy Byler

Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2008

No games for Colts in 2009

Augusta will be without indoor football next spring for the first time since 2005. Augusta Colts majority owner and team president John Sisson confirmed Tuesday that the Colts won't field a team ...
By Billy Byler

Friday, Aug 22, 2008

Diggs excluded from 4 finalists

Former Augusta Colts head coach Bubba Diggs made a move for victory over majority owner John Sisson and the Colts on Thursday, but Sisson and his team have already moved on to another game.
By Billy Byler

Tuesday, Aug 19, 2008

Diggs threatens suit in contract dispute

Former Augusta Colts head coach Bubba Diggs is threatening to sue the indoor football team and majority owner John Sisson for failure to pay what Diggs said is the remaining $15,000 of his contract.
By Billy Byler

Thursday, July 31, 2008

Management change stalls arena negotiations

When July gives way to August on Friday, the Augusta-Richmond County Coliseum Authority will give way to Global Spectrum to manage James Brown Arena and Bell Auditorium.
By Billy Byler

Saturday, July 12, 2008

Colts' head coach not under contract

Augusta Colts president and general manager John Sisson confirmed Friday afternoon that head coach Bubba Diggs was no longer under contract with the team. But Sisson said he hoped to re-sign the ...
By Billy Byler

Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Owner's bringing partners aboard

After a rocky inaugural season, the Augusta Colts solidified their future with the addition of two minority share owners.
By Billy Byler

Sunday, June 22, 2008

Mississippi's Nelson wins battle of backup quarterbacks

A battle of the backups quickly rose to the forefront of the action when the Augusta Colts played host to the Mississippi Mudcats Saturday night in James Brown Arena.
By Billy Byler

Tumultuous season comes to a close

Another indoor football season in Augusta came to an end Saturday night as the Augusta Colts wrapped up their season at James Brown Arena.
By Billy Byler

Saturday, June 21, 2008

Colts trying to tackle team in turmoil in finale

With their final game of the 2008 season scheduled for tonight, the Augusta Colts have prepared all week to face the American Indoor Football Association's South Division champion Mississippi Mudcats.
By Billy Byler

Saturday, June 7, 2008

Sabb makes up for miscue

Football players often can recount the worst 30 seconds and the best 30 seconds of their careers. For Augusta Colts fullback J.K. Sabb, they came back-to-back in the final minute of Friday's game.
By Billy Byler

Friday, June 6, 2008

Colts have slim playoff chance

After a much-needed bye week, the Augusta Colts return to action tonight with a home game against the Carolina Speed.
By Billy Byler

Saturday, May 24, 2008

Colts are muddied at home

For two quarters, the Augusta Colts gave the best team in their division all it could handle. But in a four-quarter indoor football game, a one-point halftime lead meant little in the Colts' 61-33 ...
By Billy Byler

Friday, May 23, 2008

Owner: Colts' future 'looking good'

Only three regular-season games remain in the Augusta Colts' inaugural season after tonight's contest at James Brown Arena. Owner and general manager John Sisson said when the season ends, the ...
By Billy Byler

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