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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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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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