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ASU's Kevin McPherson to take over men's golf team

Augusta State Coach

Updated: 07/25/2011 - While the official announcement won't come until Wednesday, Augusta State has found their man to replace men's golf coach Josh Gregory. And they didn't have to go far. Women's coach Kevin McPherson will take over the program.

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Stranded runners haunt Jackets in 5-1 loss

Posted: 07/24/2011 - The Augusta GreenJackets left more men on the Jersey Shore than MTV’s Snooki on Sunday afternoon, stranding 12 on the basepaths in a 5-1 loss to the Lakewood BlueClaws.

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Chipper could rejoin Braves on Monday

Atlanta Braves

Posted: 07/24/2011 - Braves third baseman Chipper Jones could come off the disabled list for the start of a series Monday against the Pittsburgh Pirates.

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GreenJackets win in Jersey, beat Lakewood

Posted: 07/23/2011 - After losing Adam Duvall to a hamstring injury on Thursday, the Augusta GreenJackets knew they’d have to step up as a team to fill the void left by the loss of their biggest run-producer. They did that in a big way on Saturday night, picking up 15 hits in a 4-1 win over the Lakewood BlueClaws.

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McCurdy wins Palmetto Amateur in playoff

Golf

Posted: 07/23/2011 - The 36th Palmetto Amateur was concluded with a sudden death playoff for the second year in a row. Nicholas Reach and Will McCurdy were tied at 10 under par after regulation play was completed.

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Nelson wins Scratch Golf Championship at Woodside Plantation

Golf

Posted: 07/23/2011 - Ryan Nelson (Dickinson, TX) pared the fourth playoff hole (the par-4 10th) to defeat Clark Klaasen (Grand Rapids, MI) and Seung-su Han (Tustin, CA) and win his first career eGolf Tour title, and the $26,000 first-place prize.

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Aaron McGill back with the RiverHawks

Augusta Riverhawks

Posted: 07/22/2011 - The Augusta RiverHawks Hockey Club has announced that Aaron McGill has re-signed for the 2011-12 season. The team also announced the signing of defenseman Quinn Waller to a Try-Out Agreement.

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GreenJackets swept in doubleheader ending win streak

Posted: 07/21/2011 - The Augusta GreenJackets saw their season-long and league-best 11-game winning streak snapped in a doubleheader sweep by the Hagerstown Suns. The Suns extinguished Augusta 4-2 in the opener and the GreenJackets were shutout for the ninth time this season in the nightcap by a 3-0 score

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EGolf Tour veteran takes the lead in Aiken

Golf

Posted: 07/21/2011 - With nearly 90 career starts on the eGolf Tour, Paul Brown has been a study in perseverance with the patience of Job through the game’s ups and downs. At the tour’s inaugural Scratch Golf Championship this week, the Hartsville, SC native has positioned himself nicely at the event’s halfway point to not only capture his first top-10, but possibly his first tour win.

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Pacers men release basketball schedule

Posted: 07/21/2011 - University of South Carolina Aiken head men’s basketball coach Vince Alexander released the 2011-12 Pacer men’s basketball schedule on Thursday, July 21, 2011.

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NFL owners vote to end lockout, players up next

National Football League

Posted: 07/21/2011 - NFL owners voted overwhelmingly in favor of a tentative 10-year agreement to end the lockout, pending player approval. The vote was 31-0 with the Oakland Raiders abstaining from the ratification, which came after a full day of meetings at an Atlanta-area hotel.

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Junior Invite at Sage Valley donates $200,000 to First Tee

Junior Invitational at Sage Valley Golf Club

Posted: 07/21/2011 - The economic impact of the number one ranked junior golf tournament in the world according to Golfweek magazine continues to grow in local magnitude as tournament directors for the 2011 Junior Invitational at Sage Valley Golf Club today presented a gift of $200,000 to the First Tee nonprofit organizations of Augusta, Aiken and the National Chapter.

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Cortland Lowe regains confidence on the links

Golf

Posted: 07/21/2011 - Round two of the Scratch Golf Championships at Woodside Plantation is in the books. One guy in the mix at the half way point, former Augusta Prep and Wake Forest standout Cortland Lowe.

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Jackets benifit from mistakes for 11th straight win

Posted: 07/20/2011 - Two costly Hagerstown Suns errors in the eighth inning propelled the Augusta GreenJackets to four runs in the inning and a come-from-behind 5-2 win over the Suns on Wednesday night – Augusta’s 11th in a row and 13th in their last 14 games.

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Augusta product Corltand Lowe leads EGolf Tour event in Aiken

Posted: 07/20/2011 - Cortland Lowe of nearby Augusta, GA had been struggling with his game until hooking up with a new instructor recently. Changes in his swing and a return to fast Bermuda grass greens helped Lowe post nine birdies on Wednesday en route to a course-record-tying 63 and the first-round lead at the eGolf Tour’s inaugural Scratch Golf Championship.

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Sage Valley champ leads Palmetto Amateur

Golf

Posted: 07/20/2011 - Round one of the Palmetto Amateur is in the books and what a way to start the tournament off with a bang. Nicholas Reach is the round one leader.

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USC Aiken releases women's basketball schedule

Posted: 07/20/2011 - University of South Carolina Aiken head women’s basketball coach Mike Brandt unveiled the 2011-12 Pacer women’s basketball schedule on Wednesday, July 20, 2011.

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Players prep for NFL lockout to end

Atlanta Falcons

Posted: 07/19/2011 - 126 days. That's how far we are into the NFL lockout, a record number for the sport. For the first time in awhile, though, it looks like there's a light at the end of the tunnel.

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Volunteers needed for ESI Ironman

Augusta Ironman competition

Updated: 07/19/2011 - The Augusta Sports Council is seeking volunteers for the upcoming ESi Ironman 70.3 Augusta triathlon, Sunday, September 25. According to event organizers over 1,200 volunteers will be needed for the event.

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Jackets grab first place with 10th straight win

Posted: 07/18/2011 - For the first time in any half of the 2011 season, the Augusta GreenJackets have reached the top of the standings in the South Atlantic League’s Southern Division.

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