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Hot boxing prospect Vasyl Lomachenko makes pro debut Saturday

...treating it like a speed bag in an astonishing display of coordination.As anybody who saw the most accomplished amateur boxer of his generation in the ring in Beijing or London could attest, Lomachenko has an inimitable style. When the two-time...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-10-09/hot-boxing-prospect-
Killer gets 20 years on reduced charges

...reduced charge and received a 20-year prison sentence Friday. The shooting death of Jarvis Carson, a 21-year-old amateur boxer, on the night of Dec. 15, 1991, remained a mystery until 1998, when an anonymous tip to the Richmond County Sheriff's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/28/met_268905.shtml
Metro
Rooney's temper takes toll on success story

...out on how good - or disappointing - the England and Manchester United striker will be. The pug-faced son of an amateur boxer has been making headlines for four years since he scored a spectacular Premier League goal at age 16. Playing for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/10/24/oth_101679.shtml
Other sports
Youngsters get shots in Tyson's sideshow

...McPherson of Cleveland, an up-and-coming middleweight who famed trainer Emanuel Stewart called "America's best amateur boxer" two years ago. Now a professional, McPherson was set to fight Friday night on the undercard before Tyson met Corey...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/10/21/oth_101432.shtml
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Overtime

...Pembroke over the weekend. Boxing Whitfield up for state amateur honor Augusta's Ray Whitfield is a nominee for Georgia Amateur Boxer of the Year at Saturday's Georgia Amateur Boxing Hall of Fame and Awards Banquet in Atlanta. Along with Whitfield...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/29/oth_371150.shtml
Other sports | Augusta State University | University of South Carolina - Aiken
Boxer getting an education outside of ring

...community service and teamwork, according to a news release from USA Boxing. The award is named for a top-ranked amateur boxer who drowned in Lake Superior in 1996. Durden, 20, a graduate of Midland Valley High School, is majoring in secondary...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/13/aik_22399.shtml
XXX Aiken | Midland Valley High School
Additional area news

...Richmond County Superior Court on Aug. 12. According to court testimony, Mr. Fisher gunned down 21-year-old amateur boxer Jarvis Carson for no reason and later bragged about killing a black man. Mr. Carson was a two-time Georgia State...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/05/met_238131.shtml
Metro | Augusta State University | Paine College
Olympians have Augusta ties

...attorney James M. Hull.RAY MERCERFormer Augusta resident Ray Mercer entered the 1988 Olympics in Seoul as a champion amateur boxer. Mercer cruised to the championship fight against South Korean Baik Hyun-Man. Mercer kept the judges from deciding...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-07-21/olympians-have-augusta-ties
Jury to determine motive in shooting

...homicide investigation. Investigator Wayne Bunton didn't know about the shooting death of the 21-year-old champion amateur boxer until then, the detective testified Tuesday. But the same day Ms. Carson went to his office, Investigator Bunton...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/12/met_235777.shtml
Metro | Butler High School
Overtime

...on state media Monday night. He died of heart disease, it added.Considered by some to be the most accomplished amateur boxer in history, Stevenson first won gold in 1972 in Munich and followed that up in 1976 at Montreal. In 1980, he won...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2012-06-11/overtime