Busby's field goal lifts Jackets past Panthers

Blake Busby kicked a 38-yard field goal as time expired to give North Augusta a thrilling 12-10 win over Lakeside in the season opener for both teams Friday night.
By David Lee

Irish dominate Spartans

After a poor snap led to a fumble on the first offensive play of the season, the Class A No. 1-ranked Irish dominated at Glenn Hills, 41-6, Friday night in the season opener for both teams.
By Wayne Staats

Lions outrun Cavaliers in season opener

In the first meeting between the teams, the Augusta Christian Lions got the early series lead with a 42-20 win Friday night.
By Scott Rouch

Marshall leads Evans to victory

Marshall passed for two touchdowns and ran for another as the Knights rolled to a 41-0 win over Westside
By Chris Gay

Rebels hold on for win over Hornets

AIKEN - A new quarterback and a new coach produced a familiar result for Strom Thurmond on Friday night.
By John Boyette

Warriors fumble opener to Bulldogs

Thomson scores all 26 points off turnovers and a blocked punt to beat Jefferson County in season opener.
By Scott Michaux

Jefferson County's Williams expects another strong season

Daylan Williams was a broken record in 2013, making 137 tackles in just 12 games to earn a first team All-Area selection. 
By Wayne Staats

Scott, Tringale are tied at The Barclays

PARAMUS, N.J. - Now that the majors are over, Adam Scott is going after the one big prize remaining this year - a shot at the $10 million FedEx Cup prize.
By Doug Ferguson

Upton's homer in 12th lifts Braves

CINCINNATI - Justin Upton hit a two-run homer in the 12th inning Friday night, rallying the Atlanta Braves to a 3-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds after left-hander Mike Minor came up four outs short of a no-hitter.
By Joe Kay


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Wolfpack roll past Bulldogs in season opener shutout

New Greenbrier head coach Jarrett Troxler used an up-tempo no-huddle offense to keep Harlem on their heels all night.
By Dave Ward

Georgia defense has slimmed down

ATHENS, Ga. - The push made this offseason for Georgia defensive players to slim down to get quicker and recover easier has shown results this preseason.

Record lap has Harvick on pole at Bristol

BRISTOL, Tenn. - Kevin Harvick will start from the pole position Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway. Harvick turned a lap at a track-record 131.362 mph Friday night.

Phelps returns to top of podium in relay win

GOLD COAST, Australia - Michael Phelps helped the United States win the 4x200-meter relay Friday at the Pan Pacific championships.
By John Pye

Ryan Blaney wins Nationwide race

BRISTOL, Tenn. - Ryan Blaney bolted past Kyle Busch on a restart with six laps remaining and won the NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway on Friday night for his second career victory.

Patriots slow down Panthers

Tom Brady threw for 204 yards and two touchdowns, and Stephen Gostkowski kicked a 60-yard field goal as New England beat Carolina 30-7 in a preseason game on Friday night.
By Matthew Carroll

Browns work up package for Manziel

Cleveland Browns coach Mike Pettine is not ruling out the possibility of working backup quarterback Johnny Manziel into games by using a special package of plays designed for him.

Overtime

Lexington sent 10 batters to the plate in the ninth inning, scoring four times, to rally past the Augusta GreenJackets 6-4 on Friday night at Lake Olmstead Stadium.

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