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...

Augusta no longer majoring in minor sports

...city's progress as a sports destination. The Augusta Green Jackets, a minor league baseball team, were thriving. The Augusta Lynx, a minor league hockey team, had just started to plenty of fanfare. And an arenafootball2 franchise, the Augusta...

Billy Rangos breaks through with Regions win at Houndslake

...here," he said. "That's what I wanted to get out of it."Burton, whose father Jim was a head coach for the Augusta Lynx hockey team, started the day with a three-shot lead.He put it on cruise control after making birdies on the first...

Ronald Russell

...working and playing at the Gordon Lakes Golf Course. He was a big fan of hockey and served on the Booster Club for the Augusta Lynx and Riverhawks. He was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He was 'Dad' to Jeannett and David Maskell...

Global Spectrum brings 11 sold-out shows

...beleaguered former authority board managed the venues and sold 207,700 tickets, a number that included admissions to Augusta Lynx hockey and Augusta Colts indoor football games. Both teams shut down operations in 2008.Jones said the 2010 numbers...

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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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