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'Do not swim' ban could be lifted Tuesday

Athletes training for this month's Ironman 70.3 Augusta triathlon should be able...Savannah River, he said.Testing the waters is an important facet of any athlete's pre-triathlon training, he continued, especially for those who aren't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-15/do-not-swim-ban-could-be-lif
Augusta Prep volleyball off to successful start

...She's second in digs and third in aces, providing the program an all-around athlete who shows an advanced level of comfort on the court."She's a natural athlete and very coachable," Bland said. "She has taken her very high-level tennis...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2014-09-15/augusta-prep-volleyba
South Aiken High School | The Augusta Chronicle

...in the 2013 Best & Brightest Awards. South Aiken's Andrew Faulkner will likely be the top draft pick among Augusta-area athletes today when Major League Baseball conducts rounds 2 through 30 of the draft. Don't Miss Databases: Search public records...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/organizations/education/aiken-county-board-e
Oscar Pistorius convicted of culpable homicide

...after sentencing.The judge convicted the 27-year-old athlete of illegally firing a gun in a public place when a friend's...the fact that her daughter is gone.Still, she said, the athlete's story is hard to believe."She died a horrible death...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-09-12/oscar-pistorius-conv
Judge: Oscar Pistorius not guilty of murder but was negligent

...globally admired celebrity who competed against able-bodied athletes at the 2012 Olympics in London. His brother, Carl, was there...Steenkamp, a 29-year-old model, had been seeing the star athlete for only a few months before he killed her by shooting four...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-09-11/judge-oscar-pistoriu
Kevin Steele: Watch out for Bandini Mountain

...successfully completing several face-plants along the way.In another, a pole-vaulting attempt goes awry, leaving the athlete both dazed and soiled. In still another, a professional motocross driver takes on the challenge of Bandini Mountain only...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-09-12/kevin-steele-watch-out-b
Unclear future for guarantee games in college football playoff era

...a positive from a competitive standpoint," McNeese State coach Matt Viator said. "And I think it enhances the student-athlete experience at McNeese to have (this) opportunity. We open with Nebraska this year. We're at LSU to start the next season...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-09-12/unclear-future-guarantee-
NCAA lifts Penn State sanctions

...for our current and future student-athletes."Mitchell said the school had made...of the penalties that affect student-athletes, many of whom stayed at Penn State despite...instituted, I believe these student-athletes should have the opportunity to play in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-09-08/ncaa-lifts-penn-state-san
Winning tradition has big role in Georgia Southern football

...me."It all seems to be a far cry from four years ago when then first-year coach Jeff Monken exhorted Georgia Southern athletes to play confidently during his halftime speech against Navy in 2010."We're Georgia Southern," Monken said. "We're...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-09-07/winning-tradition-has-big
Michaux: Gamecocks in need of turnaround

...proven model this off-season.For the first time in a long time, they don't have a stash of blue-chip All-American athletes dotting the defensive side of the roster like Jadeveon Clowney, Kelcy Quarles, Melvin Ingram, Stephon Gilmore or Chris Culliver...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/scott-michaux/2014-09-04/michaux-gamecocks-n