Area golfers believe Kennesaw State has what it takes to win

...been difficult for Burton. Right before he was to return to school after the Christmas break, his father ? former Augusta Lynx hockey coach Jim Burton ? passed away on Jan. 5 of a heart attack at age 53. Kelby and his dad played nine holes...

Late coach was friendly marvel, on ice and off

...I marvel at people who do that. And I always marveled at Jim.The popular former coach and general manager of the Augusta Lynx hockey team was only 53 when he passed away unexpectedly this week.Too soon.Many of us lucky enough to spend some...

Former Augusta Lynx coach Jim Burton passes away

Former Augusta Lynx coach Jim Burton died from a heart attack Monday night. He was 53.Burton passed away while at his home in Evans, according...

From music jam to traffic jam

...than a decade ago by a group of Augusta businessmen led by the late Frank Lawrence, who owned Bobby Jones Ford and the Augusta Lynx hockey team, and Morris Communications CEO William S. Morris III.Their concept of a public-private facility along...

Macon takes Augusta hockey team

...that attorneys were still discussing a resolution.The RiverHawks played three seasons in Augusta. Before that, the Augusta Lynx folded in 2008 after 11 seasons.Longtime hockey fan Sam Roney believes it will be a while before hockey returns again...

Owners take personal approach

...previous hockey team shut down two years ago this month with ownership citing a lack of fan support as the reason for the Augusta Lynx's demise. The Kerzners, who brought hockey back to town in October, are seeing similar attendance problems in the...

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New RiverHawks GM out to fill seats

...attendance in the Southern Professional Hockey League.Not quite two years removed from a nasty break that saw the Augusta Lynx leave town two months into the 2008-09 season, hockey's return came two weeks ago in front of 2,542 fans, followed...

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Sellout weekend sought by RiverHawks

...and something that's really about entertainment and not just hockey."Hockey fever hit the city when the ECHL's Augusta Lynx arrived in 1998. More than 7,000 fans showed up for the team's first game, and the Lynx averaged 5,443 fans...

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RiverHawks to debut vs. familiar foe

...suspension handed down by the league after a brawl in the final regular season game last spring.Matt Auffrey, a former Augusta Lynx, leads a group of 11 forwards that includes seven rookies.Ralph kept two goalies on the roster: rookies Jordan McLaughlin...

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Ice issues halt practice

...sure what caused the problem. The hole developed along the boards in the same area where a previous hole delayed an Augusta Lynx game almost three years ago."It's the same spot," Jones said. "We're going to look at our tests and see what...

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