Matt, Jason Childers moved up baseball ranks together

...grew up the youngest of four boys, along with one sister. Their father, Terry Childers, was a former professional baseball player and college coach, including a stint at Augusta College.Matt had to persevere and earn his way during backyard games...

The Way We Were: Allen Park

...and was the home field for Richmond Academy baseball led by legendary Coach A.L. (Al) Williams. Every aspiring baseball player in town wanted to play for Coach Williams. All who made his teams were forever "his boys."During my seven years...

Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods deliver at British Open

...shin-high grass left of the 17th fairway. Walking to his next shot, he snapped his gap wedge over his thigh like a baseball player who had just struck out with the bases loaded.Through all this activity, two names came to the forefront ? McIlroy...

City administrator candidates talk strange line

...said she's active in her church, writes and follows her son throughout the South east watching him develop as a baseball player."You don't play golf, do you?" Smith asked."I'm sorry. I do not play golf," she said with a laugh...

Fox Creek's Darshon Broadwater named South Carolina baseball player of the year

...North-South All-Star Game.Broadwater's big year has earned him The Augusta Chronicle All-Area South Carolina Baseball Player of the Year."I enjoyed my team for the last three years," Broadwater said. "It was the best team I could have...

Former Augusta State star Sam Barth works hard to accomplish goals

Between life and baseball, when former Augusta State baseball player Sam Barth puts his mind to achieving a goal, it gets accomplished.

Greenbrier's Sandlin stars with sidearm as player of the year

...Nick Sandlin into a sidearm star.The Greenbrier baseball player was set to be a reliever, filling the role previously...Sandlin is The Augusta Chronicle All-Area Georgia Baseball Player of the Year."Every day coming out here was a lot...

New trailer for James Brown biopic online

...On Up was filmed in Natchez and Jackson, Miss.Chadwick Boseman, a native of Anderson, S.C., who portrayed baseball player Jackie Robinson in the movie 42, stars as Brown. Directed by Tate Taylor, who previously directed The Help, the...

LeBron James opts out of contract with Miami Heat

...anyone, that's what we all would like," James said last week. "That's in any sport, for a football player, a baseball player, a basketball player, to have flexibility and be able to control your future or your present. I have a position...

Hagerstown's Lucas Giolito flashes elite-potential stuff as first-round pick

The possibility of seeing an elite-potential baseball player in his professional infancy doesn't come along in Class A baseball very often.For those at Lake Olm stead Stadium this past...