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September events expected to generate $9 million in tourist spending

...topped out its registration at 3,500 athletes. The event runs from Sept. 23-28. Adding families to the athletes, attendance is estimated at 6,000...It is obviously a favorite for the athletes because once again it has more registrations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-09-01/september-e
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
Darlington Raceway gets Labor Day weekend race back in 2015

...a challenge for anyone who doesn't think drivers aren't athletes: Race 500 laps at the Bristol Motor Speedway.Logano won...shape we can, to get through it."But who says we're not athletes? I disagree with that, especially today. You've got to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-08-27/darlington-raceway-gets-la
Washington-Wilkes, Lincoln County meet again

...dominant stretches.After Washington-Wilkes won four in a row (1999-2002), the Red Devils won nine of the next 10."Athletes come in cycles. That's got a lot to do with it," Tigers coach Robby Robinson said about the reason for long streaks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/football/2014-08-28/washington-w
Across the region

...were reported.TEXAS GOV. RICK PERRY is coming to South Carolina this week. Perry will speak to a Fellowship of Christian Athletes event at a high school today and headline a barbecue fundraiser for South Carolina Rep. Kirkman Finlay before heading to the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-27/across-region
Tigers dominate Red Devils to extend win streak

...Lincoln County quarterback LaKeith Lockhart into an intentional grounding from the back of the end zone."Just get it to the athletes and let them make plays," said Harris.The Red Devils avoided worse damage in the first half with a pair of interceptions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/football/2014-08-29/tigers-exten
Being more inclusive with their schedules would help SEC and ACC

...good games. We also have a (TV) network. We also have season-ticket holders. ... What I really like is that every athlete in the Big Ten who plays football will play every opponent inside the four-year period. That's what I like."Asked if...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-08-23/being-more-inclusive-thei
UGA great Dan Magill dies at 93

...all the other sports for us to win when he won in tennis because he built that up from nothing. I saw that happen here as an athlete here and as a coach. It gave me hope."Bauerle thought so highly of him that he named one of his sons Magill."He enjoyed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-08-24/uga-great-dan-magill-dies
UGA legend Magill remembered by friends

...Magill was in attendance for Miller's induction into the UGA Circle of Honor ? the highest honor for former coaches and athletes at Georgia.Miller and Magill's relationship spanned 33 years, and what began as an occasionally rocky player/coach tenure...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-27/uga-legend-magill-remembered
Do Georgia colleges need so many sports?

...sports could bring insights. But Fuchko said his staff isn't going to tackle the most controversial one, the angling of athletes to form labor unions in order to win financial compensation.And he cautioned the regents not to expect a list of simple policy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-08-23/do-ga-colleges-need-so-ma