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  • North Augusta Native Ties Clemson Record with Four-under 68

    North Augusta Native Ties Clemson Record with Four-under 68

    Monday, September 15 2014 7:52 PM EDT2014-09-15 23:52:16 GMT
    Sophomore Jessica Hoang tied the Clemson single round scoring record with a four-under par 68 to lead Clemson to a 291 team score on Monday at the Powerade Cougar Classic at Yeamans Hall Golf Club in Charleston.  
    Sophomore Jessica Hoang tied the Clemson single round scoring record with a four-under par 68 to lead Clemson to a 291 team score on Monday at the Powerade Cougar Classic at Yeamans Hall Golf Club in Charleston.  
  • GreenJackets and San Francisco Giants Announce 2-Year Extension

    GreenJackets and San Francisco Giants Announce 2-Year Extension

    Monday, September 15 2014 1:21 PM EDT2014-09-15 17:21:21 GMT
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    The Augusta GreenJackets and the San Francisco Giants, announced a two-year extension of the Player Development Contract (PDC) between the two organizations today.
    The Augusta GreenJackets and the San Francisco Giants, announced a two-year extension of the Player Development Contract (PDC) between the two organizations today.
  • NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell At Masters When Ray Rice Video Arrived

    PHOTO: NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell At Masters When Ray Rice Video Arrived

    PHOTO: NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell At Masters When Ray Rice Video Arrived

    Thursday, September 11 2014 1:32 PM EDT2014-09-11 17:32:09 GMT
    Photo of a Tweet from WJBF Sports director Matt Zahn duing this year's Masters tournament of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell at the MAsters wearing a Green Jacket at the time the NFL received video of Ray Rice punhcing his then fiancee.Photo of a Tweet from WJBF Sports director Matt Zahn duing this year's Masters tournament of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell at the MAsters wearing a Green Jacket at the time the NFL received video of Ray Rice punhcing his then fiancee.
    Several national media outlets are posting a tweet from WJBF News Channel 6 Sports director Matt Zahn from Masters week.
    Several national media outlets are posting a tweet from WJBF News Channel 6 Sports director Matt Zahn from Masters week.
  • Pair of Local Golfers Take Shot at Making it to Augusta National

    Pair of Local Golfers Take Shot at Making it to Augusta National

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 6:51 PM EDT2014-09-10 22:51:42 GMT
    13-year-old Madison Harwell and 10-year-old Emma Chen of Augusta are getting set to play in a regional final of the 2015 Drive, Chip, and Putt Championship.
    13-year-old Madison Harwell and 10-year-old Emma Chen of Augusta are getting set to play in a regional final of the 2015 Drive, Chip, and Putt Championship.
  • Sarah Harrison and Michael Stallings head to Pebble Beach Week of September 22nd

    CSRA Teens Selected to Play With Pro Golfers On Champions Tour At Pebble Beach

    CSRA Teens Selected to Play With Pro Golfers On Champions Tour At Pebble Beach

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 12:54 PM EDT2014-09-10 16:54:35 GMT
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    The First Tee of Augusta is sending Sarah Harrison and Michael Stallings to compete in the 2014 Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach, an official Champions Tour event.
    The First Tee of Augusta is sending Sarah Harrison and Michael Stallings to compete in the 2014 Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach, an official Champions Tour event.
  • Enterovirus Confirmed in Augusta; Doctors Unsure of Strain

    Enterovirus Confirmed in Augusta; Doctors Unsure of Strain

    Enterovirus Confirmed in Augusta; Doctors Unsure of Strain

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 6:49 PM EDT2014-09-09 22:49:13 GMT
    Photo of a child being treated at Children's Hospital of Georgia, in Augusta.Photo of a child being treated at Children's Hospital of Georgia, in Augusta.
    A dangerous virus is hitting children across the country, including Georgia. Enterovirus cases have been confirmed in Augusta, but doctors do not know the strain of the virus yet. WJBF News Channel's Nicole Snyder has the story.
    A dangerous virus is hitting children across the country, including Georgia. Enterovirus cases have been confirmed in Augusta, but doctors do not know the strain of the virus yet. WJBF News Channel's Nicole Snyder has the story.
  • Aiken's Palace Malice to Retire

    Aiken's Palace Malice to Retire

    Friday, September 5 2014 3:49 PM EDT2014-09-05 19:49:38 GMT
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    Dogwood Stables put out a release Friday announcing that 2013 Belmont Stakes winner Palace Malice is retiring from horse racing.
    Dogwood Stables put out a release Friday announcing that 2013 Belmont Stakes winner Palace Malice is retiring from horse racing.
  • Cowboys rookie and Silver Bluff alum Lawrence out at least half the season

    Cowboys rookie and Silver Bluff alum Lawrence out at least half the season

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 9:21 PM EDT2014-09-03 01:21:06 GMT
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    DeMarcus Lawrence will miss at least half the season after being placed on the short-term injured list because of a broken right foot.
    DeMarcus Lawrence will miss at least half the season after being placed on the short-term injured list because of a broken right foot.
  • GreenJackets Finish Season on a High Note

    GreenJackets Finish Season on a High Note

    Monday, September 1 2014 4:48 PM EDT2014-09-01 20:48:59 GMT
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    The Augusta GreenJackets (62-76) finished their 2014 season with a win against the Charleston RiverDogs (71-69) on Monday afternoon at Lake Olmstead Stadium.
    The Augusta GreenJackets (62-76) finished their 2014 season with a win against the Charleston RiverDogs (71-69) on Monday afternoon at Lake Olmstead Stadium.
  • Augusta Electrical Suns: 2014 National Basketball Champions

    Augusta Electrical Suns: 2014 National Basketball Champions

    Thursday, August 28 2014 4:47 PM EDT2014-08-28 20:47:51 GMT
    Coach Henry Brown and the members of the 2014 Electrical SunsCoach Henry Brown and the members of the 2014 Electrical Suns
    The Augusta Electrical Suns are made up of young men between the ages of 13 to 18 who have dreams of being apart of an elite group of professional athletes such as Kevin Durant, Derrick Rose, Jeremy Lin, Chris Paul, and Kobe Bryant. But it wasn't just that long ago that they were dreaming of accomplishing another big goal, which was to bring a national championship to the Garden City, and that dream came true. This summer, Brown's Electrical Suns of Augusta, Georgia took to the hoops of Myrtl...
    The Augusta Electrical Suns are made up of young men between the ages of 13 to 18 who have dreams of being apart of an elite group of professional athletes such as Kevin Durant, Derrick Rose, Jeremy Lin, Chris Paul, and Kobe Bryant. But it wasn't just that long ago that they were dreaming of accomplishing another big goal, which was to bring a national championship to the Garden City, and that dream came true. This summer, Brown's Electrical Suns of Augusta, Georgia took to the hoops of Myrtl...
  • Swainsboro Alum Has Big Night as Georgia St. Snaps Losing Streak

    Swainsboro Alum Has Big Night as Georgia St. Snaps Losing Streak

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 11:53 PM EDT2014-08-28 03:53:36 GMT
    Wil Lutz kicked a 26-yard field goal with 4 seconds left and Georgia State won for the first time as an FBS member, beating Abilene Christian 38-37 on Wednesday night.
    Wil Lutz kicked a 26-yard field goal with 4 seconds left and Georgia State won for the first time as an FBS member, beating Abilene Christian 38-37 on Wednesday night.
  • Augusta's Coble Wins GSGA Senior Women's Championship

    Augusta's Coble Wins GSGA Senior Women's Championship

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 9:08 PM EDT2014-08-27 01:08:45 GMT
    Laura Coble of Augusta wins the GSGA Senior Women's Championship at even-par 144 (71-73), four strokes ahead of Brenda Pictor of Marietta, who finished at 4-over-par 148 (72-76) for runner-up honors.
    Laura Coble of Augusta wins the GSGA Senior Women's Championship at even-par 144 (71-73), four strokes ahead of Brenda Pictor of Marietta, who finished at 4-over-par 148 (72-76) for runner-up honors.
  • GreenJackets Fall to Crawdads Strong Pitching

    GreenJackets Fall to Crawdads Strong Pitching

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:57 PM EDT2014-08-20 02:57:46 GMT
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    Strong pitching by the Hickory Crawdads (73-54) secured the win for their team on Tuesday night as they beat the Augusta GreenJackets (58-68), 2-1.
    Strong pitching by the Hickory Crawdads (73-54) secured the win for their team on Tuesday night as they beat the Augusta GreenJackets (58-68), 2-1.
  • Locals Advance in Drive, Chip, and Putt Championship

    Locals Advance in Drive, Chip, and Putt Championship

    Monday, August 18 2014 6:33 PM EDT2014-08-18 22:33:44 GMT
    The First Tee of Augusta played host to a sub regional for the 2015 Drive, Chip, and Putt Championship.
    The First Tee of Augusta played host to a sub regional for the 2015 Drive, Chip, and Putt Championship.
  • Taylor Recounts "Scary" Moments After His Boat Overturned on Thurmond Lake

    Taylor Recounts "Scary" Moments After His Boat Overturned on Thurmond Lake

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 7:12 PM EDT2014-08-13 23:12:57 GMT
    Augusta's Vaughn Taylor is in Knoxville for a Web.com Tour event just 2 days after a scary incident on the water in the CSRA.
    Augusta's Vaughn Taylor is in Knoxville for a Web.com Tour event just 2 days after a scary incident on the water in the CSRA.
  • Local Players Fall in Match Play at US Amateur

    Local Players Fall in Match Play at US Amateur

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 5:18 PM EDT2014-08-13 21:18:56 GMT
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    2005 Greenbrier graduate Chris Waters, who now works as an accountant in the Atlanta area, and North Augusta alum and current Gamecocks rising junior Matt NeSmith both finished in the top 64 after 2 rounds of stroke play to advance to the match play portion of the event.
    2005 Greenbrier graduate Chris Waters, who now works as an accountant in the Atlanta area, and North Augusta alum and current Gamecocks rising junior Matt NeSmith both finished in the top 64 after 2 rounds of stroke play to advance to the match play portion of the event.
  • Pair of Local Golfers Advance to Match Play at U.S. Am

    Pair of Local Golfers Advance to Match Play at U.S. Am

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 10:58 PM EDT2014-08-13 02:58:23 GMT
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    2005 Greenbrier graduate Chris Waters and North Augusta alum and Gamecocks rising junior Matt NeSmith have both advanced to the match play portion of the 2014 US Amateur at the Atlanta Athletic Club.
    2005 Greenbrier graduate Chris Waters and North Augusta alum and Gamecocks rising junior Matt NeSmith have both advanced to the match play portion of the 2014 US Amateur at the Atlanta Athletic Club.
  • Vaughn Taylor has Scare on Thurmond Lake

    Vaughn Taylor has Scare on Thurmond Lake

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 3:40 PM EDT2014-08-12 19:40:14 GMT
    A spokesman with the Army Corps of Engineers tells WJBF that Taylor's boat overturned Monday near the powerhouse at the dam.
    A spokesman with the Army Corps of Engineers tells WJBF that Taylor's boat overturned Monday near the powerhouse at the dam.
  • 3 Share Lead at U.S. Amateur in Atlanta

    3 Share Lead at U.S. Amateur in Atlanta

    Monday, August 11 2014 11:14 PM EDT2014-08-12 03:14:02 GMT
    Local collegian Jimmy Beck, 21, of Columbus, Ga., Sam Horsfield, 17, of England, and Taylor Moore, 21 of Edmond, Okla., each shot 6 under par Monday at Atlanta Athletic Club to share the lead after the first day of stroke-play qualifying at the 2014 U.S. Amateur Championship.
    Local collegian Jimmy Beck, 21, of Columbus, Ga., Sam Horsfield, 17, of England, and Taylor Moore, 21 of Edmond, Okla., each shot 6 under par Monday at Atlanta Athletic Club to share the lead after the first day of stroke-play qualifying at the 2014 U.S. Amateur Championship.
  • The Highs And Lows Of 2013 In The CSRA

    The Highs And Lows Of 2013 In The CSRA

    Thursday, May 15 2014 3:56 PM EDT2014-05-15 19:56:59 GMT
    In this special edition of The Means Report we take a look back at the events that made headlines in 2013. (Part 1 of 3)
    In this special edition of The Means Report we take a look back at the events that made headlines in 2013. (Part 1 of 3)
  • UPDATED: Border Bowl Kicks Off At 1:00 P.M.

    UPDATED: Border Bowl Kicks Off At 1:00 P.M.

    Thursday, May 15 2014 3:56 PM EDT2014-05-15 19:56:57 GMT
    Click to watch the 1st annual Border Bowl live online.
    Click to watch the 1st annual Border Bowl live online.
  • Sand Gnats fall to Augusta to End Homestand

    Sand Gnats fall to Augusta to End Homestand

    CLICK ON THE VIDEO LINK TO SEE THE HIGHLIGHTS:RELEASE FROM THE SAVANNAH SAND GNATS:JACKETS' 8-IRON DROPS GNATS 8-3 Savannah, GA – The Augusta GreenJackets hung an eight spot on the Sand Gnats in the third
    CLICK ON THE VIDEO LINK TO SEE THE HIGHLIGHTS:RELEASE FROM THE SAVANNAH SAND GNATS:JACKETS' 8-IRON DROPS GNATS 8-3 Savannah, GA – The Augusta GreenJackets hung an eight spot on the Sand Gnats in the third
  • Palace Malice Wins Jim Dandy Stakes

    Palace Malice Wins Jim Dandy Stakes

    Saturday, September 7 2013 9:03 PM EDT2013-09-08 01:03:02 GMT
    SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) - Belmont Stakes winner Palace Malice pressed front-running Moreno from the outset, then took command in the stretch to win the $600,000 Jim Dandy Stakes on Saturday at Saratoga
    SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) - Belmont Stakes winner Palace Malice pressed front-running Moreno from the outset, then took command in the stretch to win the $600,000 Jim Dandy Stakes on Saturday at Saratoga
  • GreenJackets avoid sweep with 9-1 victory

    GreenJackets avoid sweep with 9-1 victory

    Thursday, July 11 2013 11:46 PM EDT2013-07-12 03:46:35 GMT
    After struggling to produce runs in the last four games, the GreenJackets' offense came through Thursday night in Savannah. Augusta (47-40) used 13 hits to defeat Savannah (52-37) 9-1 at Historic Grayson
    After struggling to produce runs in the last four games, the GreenJackets' offense came through Thursday night in Savannah. Augusta (47-40) used 13 hits to defeat Savannah (52-37) 9-1 at Historic Grayson Stadium.
  • Top Players in the Country in Town for the Peach Jam

    Top Players in the Country in Town for the Peach Jam

    Thursday, July 11 2013 8:20 PM EDT2013-07-12 00:20:05 GMT
    North Augusta, SC (WJBF) -- The Peach Jam is in full swing over at the Riverview Park Activities Center in North Augusta. The 17 and Under tournament got underway Thursday featuring some of the top talent
    The big name coaches are here as well and we asked them about the positives and negatives of the summer basketball circuit.
  • Big Name Basketball Coaches in the CSRA

    Big Name Basketball Coaches in the CSRA

    Wednesday, July 10 2013 9:56 PM EDT2013-07-11 01:56:54 GMT
    Augusta, GA (WJBF) -- The Peach Jam (and now 2 other tournaments in the area) attract many of the best high school basketball players in the southeast. That of course means many of the biggest names in
    Many of the highest profile college basketball coaches first hit the links and then the gym as a big week for basketball in the CSRA gets going.
  • From the Farm to the Links, Louisville's Cobb Leads eGolf Event

    From the Farm to the Links, Louisville's Cobb Leads eGolf Event

    Wednesday, July 10 2013 8:44 PM EDT2013-07-11 00:44:33 GMT
    Kannapolis, NC – Brandon Cobb of Louisville, GA could have shot 26 or 27 on his closing nine during Wednesday's opening round of the eGolf Tour's ninth annual Southern Open. Instead, he finished with a
    Brandon Cobb continues his transformation from a farmer to a professional golfer.
  • Southern Nationals Canceled

    Southern Nationals Canceled

    Wednesday, July 10 2013 7:04 PM EDT2013-07-10 23:04:07 GMT
    AUGUSTA, GA (WJBF) - The world's richest drag boat race is no match for mother nature this year. The 2013 Augusta Southern Nationals scheduled for July 19-21 have been canceled due to the current conditions
    The 2013 Augusta Southern Nationals scheduled for July 19-21 have been canceled due to the current conditions of the Savannah River.
  • UPDATED ON 6: 2013 Augusta Southern Nationals Drag Boat Races Cancelled

    UPDATED ON 6: 2013 Augusta Southern Nationals Drag Boat Races Cancelled

    Wednesday, July 10 2013 6:53 PM EDT2013-07-10 22:53:38 GMT
    The race chairman of the Augusta Southern Nationals drag boat races, Dayton Sherrouse, has released a statement on the cancellation of this year's races, which would have been the event's 28th year.
    The race chairman of the Augusta Southern Nationals drag boat races, Dayton Sherrouse, has released a statement on the cancellation of this year's races, which would have been the event's 28th year. Click to read the statement.
  • GreenJackets lose 8-1 to Sand Gnats

    GreenJackets lose 8-1 to Sand Gnats

    Tuesday, July 9 2013 11:48 PM EDT2013-07-10 03:48:04 GMT
    For the third-straight game, the Augusta GreenJackets struggled to put runs on the board. After dropping 4-1 to the Charleston RiverDogs on Thursday night and 2-0 on Friday in Augusta, the GreenJackets
    For the third-straight game, the Augusta GreenJackets struggled to put runs on the board.
  • Justin Upton leads Braves past Marlins 6-4

    Justin Upton leads Braves past Marlins 6-4

    Tuesday, July 9 2013 11:44 PM EDT2013-07-10 03:44:47 GMT
    MIAMI (AP) - Justin Upton homered, doubled twice and scored three runs to help the Atlanta Braves earn their 27th comeback victory when they beat the Miami Marlins 6-4 Tuesday night.    The Braves overcame
    Justin Upton homered, doubled twice and scored three runs to help the Atlanta Braves earn their 27th comeback victory when they beat the Miami Marlins 6-4 Tuesday night.
  • Augusta Christian's Taylor Competes in Peach Jam

    Augusta Christian's Taylor Competes in Peach Jam

    Tuesday, July 9 2013 7:52 PM EDT2013-07-09 23:52:32 GMT
    The Nike Peach Jam is officially underway at Riverview Park and it's shaping up to be a memorable week for Augusta Christian rising junior Calvin Taylor. The 6'9" center is playing for the Atlanta based
    The Nike Peach Jam is officially underway at Riverview Park and it's shaping up to be a memorable week for Augusta Christian rising junior Calvin Taylor. The 6'9" center is playing for the Atlanta based
  • North Augusta Gears up for 2013 Peach Jam

    North Augusta Gears up for 2013 Peach Jam

    Monday, July 8 2013 9:51 PM EDT2013-07-09 01:51:43 GMT
    NORTH AUGUSTA, SC - On Tuesday, North Augusta will be the center of the basketball recruiting world. 24 of the top AAU teams in the will make their way to Riverview Park for the Nike Peach Jam Finals,
    NORTH AUGUSTA, SC - On Tuesday, North Augusta will be the center of the basketball recruiting world. 24 of the top AAU teams in the will make their way to Riverview Park for the Nike Peach Jam Finals,
  • GreenJackets Bats Silenced Again

    GreenJackets Bats Silenced Again

    Friday, July 5 2013 11:17 PM EDT2013-07-06 03:17:10 GMT
    Augusta, GA (WJBF) -- On Thursday night, the GreenJackets didn't get their first hit until the 7th inning. Friday night wasn't much better.The GreenJackets were held hitless into the 6th and fell to the
    For the 2nd straight night, Charleston pitchers took a no-hitter into at least the 6th inning.
  • No Offensive Fireworks for the GreenJackets

    No Offensive Fireworks for the GreenJackets

    Thursday, July 4 2013 10:56 PM EDT2013-07-05 02:56:42 GMT
    Augusta, GA (WJBF) -- Dan Camarena completely shut down the GreenJackets for 6 innings as the RiverDogs beat the GreenJackets 4-1 in a rain-shortened game Thursday night.Camarena didn't give up a hit in
    Dan Camarena completely shut down the GreenJackets for 6 innings as the RiverDogs beat the GreenJackets 4-1 in a rain-shortened game Thursday night.
  • Border Bash To Celebrate Its 20th Anniversary On September 6th

    Border Bash To Celebrate Its 20th Anniversary On September 6th

    Wednesday, July 3 2013 6:05 PM EDT2013-07-03 22:05:05 GMT
    Border Bash celebrates the event's 20th anniversary at the Augusta Common Friday, September 6th where gates will open at 4:00 p.m.
    Border Bash celebrates the event's 20th anniversary at the Augusta Common Friday, September 6th where gates will open at 4:00 p.m.
  • GreenJackets Start "Augusta for A-Rod" Campaign

    GreenJackets Start "Augusta for A-Rod" Campaign

    Wednesday, July 3 2013 2:30 PM EDT2013-07-03 18:30:27 GMT
    AUGUSTA, GA. – Alex Rodriguez has caused a buzz in Charleston. On Tuesday, Rodriguez started for the Charleston RiverDogs in his first rehab start since having surgery on his left hip. While it's still
    The Augusta GreenJackets are starting an Augusta for A-Rod campaign in hopes of encouraging New York Yankees General Manager, Brian Cashman to continue Alex Rodriguez's rehab stint with the Charleston RiverDogs in Augusta.
  • Eller To Lead Jaguar Baseball

    Eller To Lead Jaguar Baseball

    Monday, July 1 2013 6:24 PM EDT2013-07-01 22:24:59 GMT
    AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Jason Eller has been appointed the new head coach of the Georgia Regents University Augusta Baseball program, according to an announcement Monday afternoon from GRU Augusta Director
    Jason Eller has been appointed the new head coach of the Georgia Regents University Augusta Baseball program, according to an announcement Monday afternoon from GRU Augusta Director
  • No More ASU Jags

    No More ASU Jags

    Monday, July 1 2013 4:21 PM EDT2013-07-01 20:21:40 GMT
    It's officially an end of an era.As of today, Augusta State is no longer attached to Georgia Regents University athletic teams.  Augusta State, Augusta, ASU, as well as the "A" logo, are no longer being
    It's officially an end of an era.As of today, Augusta State is no longer attached to Georgia Regents University athletic teams.  Augusta State, Augusta, ASU, as well as the "A" logo, are no longer being
  • Brinkley Brothers Host Camp 54 in Thomson

    Brinkley Brothers Host Camp 54 in Thomson

    Saturday, June 29 2013 6:47 PM EDT2013-06-29 22:47:42 GMT
    THOMSON, GA - Before Jasper Brinkley went on to star at South Carolina and then in the NFL, he was making tackles at the Brickyard in Thomson and helping the Bulldogs to a 2002 state championship.This
    THOMSON, GA - Before Jasper Brinkley went on to star at South Carolina and then in the NFL, he was making tackles at the Brickyard in Thomson and helping the Bulldogs to a 2002 state championship.This
  • Mize 3 off the Lead at Senior Players Championship

    Mize 3 off the Lead at Senior Players Championship

    Thursday, June 27 2013 11:45 PM EDT2013-06-28 03:45:24 GMT
    PITTSBURGH (AP) - John Huston shot a 5-under 65 on Thursday to take the first-round lead in the Senior Players Championship.    Huston started on No. 10 and was even par halfway through his round before
    The 1987 Masters Champ is in search of his first major victory on the Champions Tour.
  • Project Jackson: Comparing NA Plans to Greenville, SC Stadium

    Project Jackson: Comparing NA Plans to Greenville, SC Stadium

    Thursday, June 27 2013 6:58 PM EDT2013-06-27 22:58:28 GMT
    North Augusta officials compare Project Jackson to the minor league baseball stadium in Greenville, South Carolina.
    North Augusta officials compare Project Jackson to the minor league baseball stadium in Greenville, South Carolina.
  • GreenJackets Fail to Make a Splash on Kids Day

    GreenJackets Fail to Make a Splash on Kids Day

    Wednesday, June 26 2013 11:29 PM EDT2013-06-27 03:29:40 GMT
    Augusta, GA (WJBF) -- It was a rare weekday day game for the GreenJackets Wednesday afternoon at Lake Olmstead Stadium. In fact they have only 2 of them scheduled all season. This one was a special one
    On Super Splash Day at Lake Olmstead Stadium, the GreenJackets offense only managed 1 run in a loss to Savannah.
  • Greenjackets Splash Day

    Greenjackets Splash Day

    Wednesday, June 26 2013 9:43 PM EDT2013-06-27 01:43:20 GMT
    Some kids had a chance to cool off in the heat today at an Augusta Greenjackets baseball game.
    Some kids had a chance to cool off in the heat today at an Augusta Greenjackets baseball game.
  • Following 1st Win, Augusta's Parel Eyeing PGA Tour Dream

    Following 1st Win, Augusta's Parel Eyeing PGA Tour Dream

    Tuesday, June 25 2013 9:17 PM EDT2013-06-26 01:17:13 GMT
    Augusta, GA (WJBF) -- Scott Parel's dream is now within reach, but as he said there's still work to be done.The 48-year-old Augustan picked up his first career Web.com Tour win a week and a half ago in
    At age 48, Augusta's Scott Parel is trying to earn his PGA Tour card for the first time in his career.
  • Tuesday’s GreenJackets game postponed

    Tuesday’s GreenJackets game postponed

    Tuesday, June 25 2013 8:31 PM EDT2013-06-26 00:31:13 GMT
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – Due to the inclement weather, the Augusta GreenJackets Two-For-Tuesday game versus the Savannah Sand Gnats has been postponed. Wednesday's Super Splash Day is still scheduled for tomorrow
    Wednesday's Super Splash Day is still scheduled for tomorrow with gates opening at 11:00 a.m. and the first pitch scheduled for 12:05 p.m.
  • Sage Valley Makes Big Donation to First Tee Program

    Sage Valley Makes Big Donation to First Tee Program

    Monday, June 24 2013 11:43 PM EDT2013-06-25 03:43:37 GMT
    Graniteville, SC (WJBF) -- The Junior Invitational at Sage Valley is know as one of the premier junior tournaments in the nation. Thanks to the success of the event, organizers are able to give back to
    Monday morning at Sage Valley, sponsors and club members presented The First Tee programs of Augusta and Aiken with identical checks for two hundred thousand dollars.
  • Harold Doby "Excited" to be Back with the Jaguars

    Harold Doby "Excited" to be Back with the Jaguars

    Monday, June 24 2013 5:41 PM EDT2013-06-24 21:41:30 GMT
    Augusta, GA (WJBF) -- After what he describes as "a long six months," Harold Doby is back at GRU Augusta and back with the Jaguars men's basketball team. He made the announcement via email Monday afternoon.Doby
    The suspended men's basketball player sent out an email Monday saying he's back with the GRU Augusta Jaguars.
  • Pete Igel's Family Honored at Annual Swim Meet

    Pete Igel's Family Honored at Annual Swim Meet

    Saturday, June 22 2013 10:57 PM EDT2013-06-23 02:57:23 GMT
    AUGUSTA, GA - For 25 years the name Pete Igel has been linked with club swimming in the CSRA. A tireless advocate of the sport, Igel passed away early last year at the age of 71 - but the tournament he
    AUGUSTA, GA - For 25 years the name Pete Igel has been linked with club swimming in the CSRA. A tireless advocate of the sport, Igel passed away early last year at the age of 71 - but the tournament he
  • Swim Meet to Honor former Founder

    Swim Meet to Honor former Founder

    Friday, June 21 2013 11:07 PM EDT2013-06-22 03:07:37 GMT
    Augusta, GA (WJBF) -- The Springlakes swim team has hosted a relay meet in Augusta for the past 25 years. The meet annually draws the best competition from around the region.This year's meet will be extra
    Augusta, GA (WJBF) -- The Springlakes swim team has hosted a relay meet in Augusta for the past 25 years. The meet annually draws the best competition from around the region.This year's meet will be extra
  • Local Rugby Club Hosting Tournament Saturday

    Local Rugby Club Hosting Tournament Saturday

    Friday, June 21 2013 10:41 PM EDT2013-06-22 02:41:19 GMT
    Augusta, GA (WJBf) -- The Augusta Rugby Club is hosting a big event on Saturday. They're a club that's been around longer than you might think.The Augusta Rugby Club was founded in 1972 by students at
    The club is hosting the 4th annual Back Nine 7's Tournament on Saturday at North Augusta Middle School.
  • Lakeside's Yi Finishes 3rd in Girls Tournament

    Lakeside's Yi Finishes 3rd in Girls Tournament

    Wednesday, June 19 2013 11:16 PM EDT2013-06-20 03:16:52 GMT
    JOHNS CREEK, Ga. - Bailey Tardy of Norcross carded a steady 1-under-par 71 during the final round at Atlanta Athletic Club to win the 34th annual Georgia Girls' Championship with a 6-under-par 210 54-hole
    Yi is fresh off winning the individual title at the state high school championships, while leading Lakeside High to the Class 5A title.
  • Waynesboro's Mobley Finishes 6th at Georgia Junior Championship

    Waynesboro's Mobley Finishes 6th at Georgia Junior Championship

    Wednesday, June 19 2013 11:14 PM EDT2013-06-20 03:14:55 GMT
    ROCKY FACE, Ga. - Marcus Byrd of Dunwoody made his par putt on the final hole at The Farm to clinch the 48th annual Georgia Junior Championship with a 1-under-par 215 score. Although Byrd posted a 2-over-par
    Carter Mobley struggled to a final round 80 and had to settle for a 6th place finish.
  • Local Golfer's Memory & Amazing Accomplishments Honored

    Local Golfer's Memory & Amazing Accomplishments Honored

    Tuesday, June 18 2013 6:50 PM EDT2013-06-18 22:50:10 GMT
    Thomson, GA (WJBF) -- When John Alley passed away from ALS in January at the age of 77, his friends at Belle Meade Country Club in Thomson knew they had to do something to honor his memory and his amazing
    A special granite bench marks the 17th hole at Belle Meade C.C. in Thomson where John Alley hit 11 hole-in-ones.
  • Siler's NBA Dream Still Alive

    Siler's NBA Dream Still Alive

    Monday, June 17 2013 7:44 PM EDT2013-06-17 23:44:10 GMT
    Garret Siler's name will forever be attached to the great Augusta State basketball teams that contended for National Championships in the late 2000's. Since graduating from ASU, Siler's dream of playing
    Garret Siler's name will forever be attached to the great Augusta State basketball teams that contended for National Championships in the late 2000's. Since graduating from ASU, Siler's dream of playing
  • Augusta native Scott Parel earns first Web.com Tour win

    Augusta native Scott Parel earns first Web.com Tour win

    Sunday, June 16 2013 10:54 PM EDT2013-06-17 02:54:37 GMT
    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Scott Parel won the Air Capital Classic on Sunday to become the fourth-oldest winner in Web.com Tour history, closing with a 7-under 64 for a three-stroke victory.    The 48-year-old
    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Scott Parel won the Air Capital Classic on Sunday to become the fourth-oldest winner in Web.com Tour history, closing with a 7-under 64 for a three-stroke victory.    The 48-year-old
  • Masters City Little League Wins District Title

    Masters City Little League Wins District Title

    Friday, June 14 2013 7:17 PM EDT2013-06-14 23:17:25 GMT
    AUGUSTA, GA - The Masters City Little League All-Stars won their first Rookie League district championship over the weekend. The 7-8 year olds came from behind to beat Washington Wilkes in the title game
    AUGUSTA, GA - The Masters City Little League All-Stars won their first Rookie League district championship over the weekend. The 7-8 year olds came from behind to beat Washington Wilkes in the title game
  • Howard's Rock Vandalism Shocks Local Fans

    Howard's Rock Vandalism Shocks Local Fans

    Friday, June 14 2013 7:06 PM EDT2013-06-14 23:06:57 GMT
    AUGUSTA, GA - On Wednesday when Clemson officials confirmed that the iconic Howard's Rock had been vandalized, Tiger fans around the nation were shocked - including those right here in the Augusta area.With
    AUGUSTA, GA - On Wednesday when Clemson officials confirmed that the iconic Howard's Rock had been vandalized, Tiger fans around the nation were shocked - including those right here in the Augusta area.With
  • Former Greenbrier Star to Make MLB Debut

    Former Greenbrier Star to Make MLB Debut

    Friday, June 14 2013 5:39 PM EDT2013-06-14 21:39:05 GMT
    Former Greenbrier pitching star Brandon Cumpton will make his major league debut on Saturday. He's getting the start for the Pittsburgh Pirates in their game against the Dodgers, first pitch is at 4:05
    Brandon Cumpton is getting the start for the Pittsburgh Pirates in their game against the Dodgers, first pitch is at 4:05 p.m.
  • NBA Legend Bill Walton Visits Doctors Hospital

    NBA Legend Bill Walton Visits Doctors Hospital

    Friday, June 14 2013 11:52 AM EDT2013-06-14 15:52:53 GMT
    As the NBA Finals rolled into game four on Thursday, an NBA legend rolled into Augusta. Hall of Famer Bill Walton was at Doctors Hospital to give a speech at a spinal health seminar.
    As the NBA Finals rolled into game four on Thursday, an NBA legend rolled into Augusta. Hall of Famer Bill Walton was at Doctors Hospital to give a speech at a spinal health seminar.
  • Raisin' Kane: Popular GreenJackets P.A. Announcer Hangs Up The Mic

    Raisin' Kane: Popular GreenJackets P.A. Announcer Hangs Up The Mic

    Tuesday, June 11 2013 1:26 PM EDT2013-06-11 17:26:42 GMT
    After being the voice of the Augusta GreenJackets for more than a decade, Scott Skadan recently called his final game as the GreenJackets public address announcer.
    After being the voice of the Augusta GreenJackets for more than a decade, Scott Skadan recently called his final game as the GreenJackets public address announcer.
  • All Equine Eyes on Aiken: What Started Aiken's Rich Horse History?

    All Equine Eyes on Aiken: What Started Aiken's Rich Horse History?

    Monday, June 10 2013 8:54 PM EDT2013-06-11 00:54:29 GMT
    After Palace Malice's big Belmont Stakes win, some of you are asking what started Aiken's rich equine tradition. Our Aiken County Bureau chief, Ashley Bridges, goes after the answers.
    After Palace Malice's big Belmont Stakes win, some of you are asking what started Aiken's rich equine tradition. WJBF News Channel 6's Aiken County Bureau chief, Ashley Bridges, hit the training track in her galoshes to get you answers.
  • Cot Campbell back in Aiken after Belmont Stakes win

    Cot Campbell back in Aiken after Belmont Stakes win

    Sunday, June 9 2013 9:57 PM EDT2013-06-10 01:57:46 GMT
    AIKEN, SC - Ask anybody in the horse racing community, and you will hear nothing but good things about Dogwood Stables and it's legendary president Cot Campbell. So when Palace Malice torched the field
    AIKEN, SC - Ask anybody in the horse racing community, and you will hear nothing but good things about Dogwood Stables and it's legendary president Cot Campbell. So when Palace Malice torched the field
  • SOUTH CAROLINA ROUTS UNC 8-0; FORCE DECIDING GAME 3 MONDAY

    SOUTH CAROLINA ROUTS UNC 8-0; FORCE DECIDING GAME 3 MONDAY

    Sunday, June 9 2013 7:54 PM EDT2013-06-09 23:54:06 GMT
    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Jordan Montgomery twirled a four-hit shutout and the South Carolina offense parlayed eight hits, nine walks and five stolen bases into eight runs, as the Gamecocks cruised to an 8-0
    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Jordan Montgomery twirled a four-hit shutout and the South Carolina offense parlayed eight hits, nine walks and five stolen bases into eight runs, as the Gamecocks cruised to an 8-0
  • Aiken's Palace Malice scores upset in Belmont Stakes

    Aiken's Palace Malice scores upset in Belmont Stakes

    Saturday, June 8 2013 10:10 PM EDT2013-06-09 02:10:46 GMT
    NEW YORK (AP) - Palace Malice took charge on the turn for home and won the Belmont Stakes on Saturday, holding off Preakness winner Oxbow and Kentucky Derby winner Orb.    The win gave Todd Pletcher his
    NEW YORK (AP) - Palace Malice took charge on the turn for home and won the Belmont Stakes on Saturday, holding off Preakness winner Oxbow and Kentucky Derby winner Orb.    The win gave Todd Pletcher his
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