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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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3 years 3 days ago

Glad to see you guys were paying attention. Total brain fart. Sorry about the omission. I like Charles. Had a great conversation with...

3 years 16 weeks ago

Michael was a great student and great teammate at UGA. I don't think he turned professional, though.

3 years 24 weeks ago

University of Augusta

3 years 27 weeks ago

@rkbelch, the national championship reference pertains to golf. There's no mention of baseball in the article.

3 years 29 weeks ago

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

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