USC Aiken senior first baseman Chad Jacobsen has been named this week’s Peach Belt Conference baseball Player of the Week, the conference office announced Tuesday afternoon.
The Glenn Hills boys advanced to the Class 3-A state quarterfinals Tuesday night by knocking off defending state champs Jordan 52-49.
There's no questioning how rich the history of horses in Aiken. But for the past month, Aiken has also played host to some of the elite riders in the world, Olympic caliber to be exact. .
Freshman third baseman Nick Aranas became the first player since Bradley Key in 2004 to hit for the cycle as #19 USC Aiken (11-3, 2-1 PBC) claimed Sunday’s rubber match with North Georgia (6-7, 1-2 PBC) 18-10 to win their first Peach Belt Conference series of 2008. The 19th-ranked Pacers have won eight of their last nine.
Columbus State got a solid pitching performance from Danny Davidson and 11 hits in Sunday's first game of a doubleheader to defeat Augusta State 7-2, but could not complete the sweep in the nightcap as the Jaguars took a 9-5 win to salvage a split.
Another slow start plagued the Augusta Lynx on Sunday, this time it was against 2nd place Gwinnett as the Gladiators used three 1st period goals to ulitimately defeat the Lynx, 3-1.
Tiger Woods wins the Accenture Match Play championship, routing Stewart Cink (sink) 8-and-7 in the 36-hole final. Woods, who has won five straight tournaments, captures his 15th World Golf Championship. He holds all three world titles for the first time.
Both the USC Aiken men and women's team picked up wins Saturday night in downing Columbus State at the Convocation Center. With the win for the men, they maintain their one game lead in the PBC.
Led by 26 saves from goaltender #1 Gerald Coleman, the Augusta Lynx snapped a three-game losing skid by defeating the South Carolina Stingrays on Saturday night, 4-1 in front of 3,283 fans at the James Brown Arena.
Augusta State men ran their win streak to eight straight as they downed North Georgia as the Lady Jags also posted a victory on the road.
Tiger Woods and Stewart Cink will play in the 36-hole final of the Accenture Match Play Championship.
Tiger Woods, Henrik Stenson, Stewart Cink and Justin Leonard survived early wake-up calls and posted quarterfinals victories this morning at the World Golf Championship.
The South Coast League of Professional Baseball announced today plans for a four team league heading into its second season. The 2008 season will have the Anderson Joes, Aiken Foxhounds, Macon Music, and 2007 League Champion South Georgia Peanuts competing in the new league alignment.
Behind a 4-2 win on Friday, the Florida Everblades took the season series from the Augusta Lynx four games to three.
Tiger Woods had to earn his spot in the next round of the Accenture Match Play Championship. He made 12 birdies in 20 holes and needed every one of them to defeat Aaron Baddeley. The win sends Woods into the quarterfinals.
USC Aiken and Augusta State both moved up in this week's Division two basketball poll. The Pacers are up to fifth while the Jags are now 8th.