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Large program, large expectations for Jefferson County

Jefferson County Warriors

Updated: 08/12/2015 - The size of the program is large, so are the expectations. It never seems to be anything less for Jefferson County-- state championship football. Head coach JB Arnold and his Warriors wouldn't have it any other way.

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Former Aquinas product Ahmed Hill has leg surgery

Posted: 08/12/2015 - Virginia Tech men’s basketball student-athlete Ahmed Hill underwent successful surgery on his left leg on Tuesday afternoon, August 11. The surgery was performed by Dr. Tony McPherron at LewisGale Montgomery Hospital.

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South Aiken ready for attitude adjustment

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Updated: 08/12/2015 - The attitude adjustment is in place at South Aiken. Winning is the next step. The Thoroughbreds have seven wins in the last three years

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GRU Men’s Basketball to Host 15 Games In 2015-16

Posted: 08/11/2015 - With the 2015-16 GRU Augusta men’s basketball season set to get started on Wednesday Nov. 18 at Claflin University in Orangeburg, S.C., the Jaguars have announced their full 26-game schedule that features 15 regular-season contests in Christenberry Fieldhouse.

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McCormick Chiefs can compete for region

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Posted: 08/10/2015 - Welcome back to the head coaching ranks. Earlier this year, Russ Schneider left Fox Creek football, stepping away for health reasons. Though, the desire to coach didn't go away.

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Grovetown growing, relying on experience

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Updated: 08/10/2015 - Three years without a winning season, Grovetown hopes to end that trend in 2015. The Warriors experience may lead to more wins, if they can keep up in a daunting region.

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Westminster building towards more winning seasons

Updated: 08/08/2015 - After reaching the playoffs and showing signs of improvement Westminister heads into the 2015 season looking to have one of the best years in program history, something that's very doable.

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Garrick returns to Barnwell and hopes to lead them to the post season

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Updated: 08/07/2015 - Whoever coined the phrase you can't go home again, didn't know what they were talking about. At Barnwell, new coach Dwayne Garrick is just doing just that. Garrick, got his start with the Warhorse and is now back on their sidelines as head coach.

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Braves deal Chris Johnson to the Cleveland Indians

Atlanta Braves

Posted: 08/07/2015 - The Atlanta Braves and Cleveland Indians completed a three-player trade this afternoon, as Atlanta acquired outfielders Nick Swisher and Michael Bourn, along with cash considerations, in exchange for infielder Chris Johnson. In addition, the Braves recalled outfielder Todd Cunningham from Gwinnett (AAA). Cunningham will be available for tonight’s game.

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New coach has Evans excited for next step

Evans High School Knights

Updated: 08/06/2015 - Probably the biggest surprise of new coaches in the area came at Evans. After 12 years at the helm, Marty Jackson stepped aside to become athletic director at Grovetown. Then the shocker, as Laney's Lemuel Lackey made the move to Columbia County to run the Knights.

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Strom Thurmond ready to get back to being a title contender

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Updated: 08/06/2015 - For a lot of teams in the area, getting seven wins signifies a good season. In the land of the rebels with Strom Thrumond, seven wins is a down year. Time for them to get back where they usually are, a legit title contender.

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Dome or bust for Aquinas this year

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Updated: 08/05/2015 - For the last two years, besides Washington County, no other team in the area has had as much success as Aquinas. Just a single loss in two years and a state championship to go along with that. They've raised the bar on Highland Avenue and it's Dome bound or bust this fall.

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Big things expected at Cross Creek

Cross Creek Razorbacks

Updated: 08/05/2015 - I know we've said this a lot about Cross Creek in the last few years, but if there's a sleeper team in the area, the Razorbacks may be it. Robert McCarty has athletes and he has depth. Two dangerous combinations.

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GreenJackets to honor Madison Bumgarner

Updated: 08/05/2015 - The Augusta GreenJackets, Single “A” affiliate of the 2014 World Series Champion San Francisco Giants, have announced they will induct former GreenJacket and current San Francisco Giant Madison Bumgarner into the Augusta GreenJackets Baseball Hall of Fame this Friday, August 7th. The Hall of Fame induction ceremony will take place during the pre-game festivities before the GreenJackets take on the Rome Braves at 7:05pm.

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