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GreenJackets Shawn Sanford named pitcher of the week

Updated: 07/05/2011 - Augusta GreenJackets starting pitcher Shawn Sanford was named South Atlantic League Pitcher of the Week for the week of June 27th-July 3rd in an announcement made late this afternoon by league president Eric Krupa.

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Gary Player to be honorary starter at The Masters

Masters

Updated: 07/05/2011 - Billy Payne, Chairman of Augusta National Golf Club and the Masters Tournament, announced today that three-time Masters champion Gary Player will join Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus as an Honorary Starter beginning with the 2012 Masters.

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Jackets struggles with Savannah continue

Posted: 07/01/2011 - The Savannah Sand Gnats broke a 2-2 tie in the seventh inning to defeat the Augusta GreenJackets by a 3-2 score on Friday night at Lake Olmstead Stadium.

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Ray Whitfield ready to get back into the ring

Posted: 07/01/2011 - For the last year, Ray Whitfield hasn't been fighting for himself. He's been fighting for the Augusta Boxing Club. Stingray took control of the club and is now in charge for good, but where does that leave his career in the ring?

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Josh Gregory named national coach of the year

ASU men's golf team with national championship trophy

Posted: 07/01/2011 - For the second consecutive season, Josh Gregory has been named the National Coach-Of-The-Year and earned the Dave Williams Award, according to a release from the Golf Coaches Association of America.

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South Carolina State's top football boss in town

Football

Posted: 06/30/2011 - Augusta has been a destination point for the various college coaches over the years. We've seen Georgia, South Carolina and Georgia Southern pay a visit this summer, now add another with South Carolina State coming to town.

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Sanford shines in GreenJacket win

Posted: 06/30/2011 - Shawn Sanford got early run support and delivered perhaps the finest start of the season by any Augusta GreenJackets starter as the GreenJackets salvaged a series split with the Charleston RiverDogs in a 5-1 win on Thursday night.

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Bryan Narcisse ready for senior season at Clemson

University of Clemson Tigers

Posted: 06/30/2011 - While summer may be in full swing, a number of area college athletes will be heading back to campus in the next week or two for summer school to get a jump on things. One of those guys, North Augusta product and Clemson swing man Bryan Narcisse.

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Local boxer hopes to make Olympic team

Updated: 06/30/2011 - No doubt about it, for an amateur athlete the top goal is to represent your country in the Olympics. With the Summer Games only a year away, athletes are fighting to make it to the Olympic trials, and one Augusta boxer could be on his way.

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Gamecock celebration set for Wednesday

Gamecocks Garnet

Updated: 06/29/2011 - The South Carolina Department of Athletics is hosting a celebration for the 2011 National Champion Gamecock baseball team at the Colonial Life Arena Wednesday.

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Gamecocks win National Title for second straight year

University of South Carolina Gamecocks

Posted: 06/28/2011 - Michael Roth pitched 7 2-3 innings on three days' rest, and South Carolina won its second straight national championship with a 5-2 victory Tuesday night that completed a two-game sweep over Florida in the College World Series finals.

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GreenJacket ace overcomes early setbacks to be successful

Posted: 06/28/2011 - Many times you can't tell a book by its cover. Welcome to the pitching career of greenjacket ace Taylor Rogers. One of the league's best, Rogers has come a long way since he grew up in Texas.

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GreenJackets shutout for second straight night

Posted: 06/27/2011 - The All-Star Break ended on Friday for the Augusta GreenJackets but their offense is still lying on a beach somewhere. The GreenJackets were shutout for the second straight night and the seventh time this season in a 3-0 setback at the hands of the Charleston RiverDogs in front of 3,860 at Lake Olmstead Stadium on Monday night.

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GreenJackets split doubleheader in Savannah

Posted: 06/24/2011 - Josh Mazzola’s three-run home run turned the tide for the Augusta GreenJackets in the fifth inning of Game 2 of a doubleheader against the Savannah Sand Gnats. The three-run blast – Mazzola’s fifth – gave the GreenJackets a lead they didn’t lose in a 4-2 win and allowed Augusta to salvage a split in the twinbill after dropping a 2-1 decision in the opener.

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More honors for ASU golfers

ASU men's golf team with national championship trophy

Posted: 06/23/2011 - Augusta State’s Patrick Reed and Henrik Norlander were recently honored by Golfweek by being named All-Americans by the national golf publication.

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Jags basketball roster taking shape

Posted: 06/23/2011 - Augusta State head men’s basketball coach Dip Metress announced Thursday the second addition to the Jaguar program for the 2011-12 season.

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Greyson Sigg takes care of business in Junior Championship

Golf

Posted: 06/22/2011 - Greyson Sigg of Augusta wins the Georgia Junior Championship at Augusta Country Club with a 3-under-par 207 (68-70-69) total score. The 16-year-old finished three strokes ahead of the runner-up, Justin Connelly of McDonough, who turned in an even-par 210 54-hole score.

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First national cycling titles handed out

Posted: 06/22/2011 - The USA Cycling Juniors, U23, Elite & Para Road National Championships opened on Wednesday with the first five national titles awarded in the junior road races. Just under 200 of the nation’s top young road cyclists took to the 11-kilometer loop course around Augusta’s Fort Gordon as temperatures rose into the mid-90s.

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