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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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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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Lee Knox falls back at midway point of Georgia Amateur

Golf

Posted: 07/08/2011 - Bill Jones III of Albany shot a second-round 68 and, with a 36-hole total of 3-under-par 137, owns a one-shot lead over three players after the second round of the Georgia Amateur Championship

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ASU hoops adds Maryland guard to the roster

Posted: 07/08/2011 - Augusta State head men’s basketball coach Dip Metress announced Friday the third addition to the Jaguar program for the 2011-12 season.

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Bulldogs Caleb King academically ineligable for fall semester

Posted: 07/08/2011 - University of Georgia senior tailback Caleb King has been declared academically ineligible for the fall semester and will not be with the Bulldog football team this fall according to an announcement Friday by head coach Mark Richt.

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Finals rematch with RiverHawks to start SPHL season

Augusta Riverhawks

Posted: 07/08/2011 - The Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) announced today that it will drop the puck for its eighth season on Thursday, October 20 as the Augusta RiverHawks will host the Mississippi Surge in a rematch of last season’s President’s Cup Finals.

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Duvall with a 9th inning grand slam in GreenJackets win

Posted: 07/07/2011 - Adam Duvall had been hitting everything hard for the Augusta GreenJackets on Thursday night but he saved his best for last. Duvall drilled a two-out, two-strike offering over the fence in left-center with the bases full in the ninth inning to give the GreenJackets a 7-4 lead as Augusta held on to defeat the Asheville Tourists on Duvall’s eventual game-winner.

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Young tennis star on the rise

Tennis (racquet and ball on court background)

Posted: 07/07/2011 - The goal of any athlete is to play on the biggest stage the sport has. Football, Super Bowl, baseball, World Series, basketball, NBA Championships. Now imagine you're ten years old and you've kind of accomplished that already. Meet tennis player Falkner Hain.

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Georgia's Butler again on Ray Guy Award list

Football

Posted: 07/07/2011 - For the third consecutive year, Georgia senior place-kicker Blair Walsh has been named to the Lou Groza Award Watch List while senior punter Drew Butler has been included on the Ray Guy Award Watch List, according to announcements on Thursday.

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Late rally comes up short in GreenJacket loss

Posted: 07/06/2011 - The Augusta GreenJackets missed out on the chance to sweep the Charleston RiverDogs for the second time this year in a three-game series as the GreenJackets fell 5-4 in the series finale between the two teams on Wednesday night. Augusta still took two of three from the RiverDogs in the series and is 10-4 against Charleston this season.

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New A.D. at Paine College hits the ground running

Posted: 07/06/2011 - If you drive over near and around Paine College you'll see things are starting to happen. The new man in charge of the athletic department, Tim Duncan is looking forward to the changes.

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Sanford shines as GreenJackets down Charleston

Posted: 07/05/2011 - The Charleston RiverDogs know it’s going to be a bad day when they wake up and realize that they’re playing the Augusta GreenJackets and that Shawn Sanford is the starting pitcher for Augusta. Sanford fired his second straight masterpiece against the RiverDogs and is now 3-0 in four starts this year against Charleston, the latest a 4-1 win on Tuesday night.

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