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The Augusta Chronicle | Sports Writer

  • Relationship Status: Married
  • Children: 3 (A wonderful set of triplets -- two daughters, one son)
  • Location: Augusta
  • Education: BA - Communications, Augusta State University
  • Profession: Sports Writer
  • Birthday: Feb. 27

About Me

Former left fielder whose dream of playing for the Atlanta Braves never came to fruition. Instead, worked my way through college and got a degree in journalism, pulling off a rare feat: working in the field of my degree. Began working at The Augusta Chronicle in 1998 and have covered many exceptional events since then (12 Masters Tournaments, the 2001 PGA Championship, 1998 Peach Bowl, 2002, 2010 and 2011 SEC Championships, two of USC Aiken's three golf national championships, Augusta State's 2010 and 2011 NCAA Division I golf national championships and four of Augusta State's Division II Elite Eight appearances (men-2008-2010; women-2004) and 12 Augusta Futurities -- along with myriad high school state championship games). In 2008, had a streak of 100 consecutive days of stories in the paper (from January-April). Honored to win first place in the Georgia Press Association's Sports Writing contest in 2009. I live in Augusta with my beautiful wife and our wonderful triplets.

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29 weeks 1 day ago

Paine has more than 100 players on the team. The NCAA Division II scholarship limit is 34; Paine is expected to offer about 27 - the...

35 weeks 16 hours ago

Just to clarify, Hale was featured recently in our sister publication, The Columbia County News-Times....

39 weeks 2 days ago

Thanks, @bdouglas

1 year 12 weeks ago

Have the coach call the newspaper after every game. We've been taking basketball box scores for decades, and nothing has changed. Send...

1 year 22 weeks ago

@thingsyoumissed, Wayne Staats did a great job covering a day in the life of Lincoln County football. No disrespect, but the point of...

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