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Across the region

...jet for athleticsCOLUMBIA - Clemson University received legislators' initial permission Wednesday to buy a private jet for athletics, expected to cost that department an additional $400,000 yearly in operations.The Joint Bond Review Committee approved...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-22/across-region
Columbia County couple builds lasting relationships through exchange program

...motivated to learn English since she was 5 to study abroad in U.S. schools, which she has noticed place more emphasis on athletics, career advancement and the arts.She spent two days in New York City for orientation before flying to Augusta..Maite...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-22/columbia-county-couple-builds
Royals manager Ned Yost insists team is not to blame for string of fights

...Sale hit Mike Moustakas.Ventura was thrown out after the fight. On Saturday, after he allowed a three-run homer to the Athletics' Josh Reddick, he hit Brett Lawrie and was ejected.The four others tossed Thursday were Cain and pitcher Edinson Volquez...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-04-24/royals-manager-ned-yost-
Sam Threefoot Jr.

...and special recognition from the Louisiana Regional Medical Program. Dr. Threefoot was a devoted supporter of the Tulane Athletics. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 PM on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at Temple Sinai, 6227 St. Charles Avenue, New...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174735363
Overtime

...suspends top stars' agents In Nairobi, Kenya, Kenya's athletics federation suspended the agents of marathon world record holder...investigates the spike in doping among the country's runners.Athletics Kenya president Isaiah Kiplagat said the federation had decided...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-04-14/overtime
Jackson tapped as Grovetown athletic director

...the Grovetown principal, is happy to see Jackson's promotion."Coach Jackson brings a ton of experience and passion for athletics as a whole, not just for football," Baker said. Jackson noted past experience."I've been an athletic director for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/football/2015-04-15/jackson-tapp
Brazil's athletes are trying to catch up in time for 2016 Games

...sports such as volleyball, beach volleyball, judo and sailing. It also has had success with a few athletes in swimming, athletics and equestrian events. The goal in Rio will be to contend in more sports. There is already hope for medals in soccer, handball...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-04-17/brazils-athletes-are-try
Augusta has its share of celebrities

...Guy and William Perry; baseball players Phil Cockrell of the Negro League World Series; Lou Brissie of the Philadelphia Athletics and Cleveland Indians; and Ty Cobb; 1936 Olympics track star Forrest "Spec" Towns; golfers Eileen Stulb, Jim Dent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-04-11/augusta-has-its-share
Braves: Johnson shows solid stuff early

...follow them. They're two good role models." Johnson was picked up off the scrap heap after a 7-plus ERA between the Athletics and Tigers last season. He had lost movement and effectiveness, but he has quickly regained it under the eye of Braves pitching...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2015-04-15/braves-johns
High school: O'Shields catch leads ESPN top plays

It's been quite an impressive past few weeks for Midland Valley athletics. The Mustangs boys basketball team won the South Carolina Class AAA State Championship in Columbia on March 7 in its first trip...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2015-03-20/high-school-