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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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2 years 18 weeks ago

Burke County's football team will be celebrating in its basketball gym about 10:30 tonight, per athletic director Wade Marchman.

2 years 18 weeks ago

What about John Boyette's book about the 1986 Masters?

2 years 18 weeks ago

@junkyardpig, I don't know what "news sources" you're talking about. We cover about 50 schools in the area. It's impossible to give one...

2 years 31 weeks ago

Defense didn't lose the game by itself for Georgia. Those three turnovers did, along with that punt-fake run.

2 years 37 weeks ago

Vito45, I've heard a lot of rumors about Ray's situation and I don't want to speculate.
Techfan, I ran the numbers on an inflation...