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Medical experts say sports safety efforts need to start at high school level

...executive committee of the Arkansas Athletic Trainers' Association who led reforms in Arkansas after a high school basketball player died of sudden cardiac arrest in 2008, said that while legislation can be help to move programs forward, it can...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2015-03-27/medical-experts-say-s
Three locals reach the Sweet 16

As the men's and women's NCAA Tournaments get ready for the Sweet 16, three Augusta-area basketball players are still alive in the hunt for a Division I national championship: -Oklahoma's Frank Booker-Baylor's Khadijiah Cave-North...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/wayne-staats/2015-03-24/three-loc
Kevin Ware returns to the NCAA Tournament with a different team

...Georgia State was a logical destination, a place where he could be close to his family but without all the unwanted attention."This closes the book for him," Hunter said. "He can go back to being Kevin Ware, the basketball player."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-03-17/kevin-ware-returns-ncaa-t
Ahmed Hill: Freshman season success and struggles

...to Miami, 59-49, to finish 11-22 on the season. Hill, a former Augusta Chronicle All-Area Georgia Boys Basketball Player of the Year, averaged 8.7 points, 3.7 rebounds and 1.5 assists as a freshman. He was fourth on the team...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/wayne-staats/2015-03-12/ahmed-hil
March Madness features former Augusta stars

...scene, and a handful of local basketball players are hoping to make a run...Chronicle's All-Area Georgia girls basketball player of the year her senior season...former All-Area Georgia girls basketball player of the year at Washington County...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/wayne-staats/2015-03-17/march-mad
What Might Have Been (with a side of Awesome Sauce)

...That was me. All I did in college was work out, play basketball and go to class. It was a dream. I roomed with a basketball player. I drove the men's and women's teams to games and kept statistics. And since my "official" playing days had...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/mike-rosier/2015-03-11/what-might
Late basket lifts Bulldogs over Tide

...going in."When I saw him taking it, I said, 'He's about to win the game,'" Fox said. "He's just a basketball player. If that was practice, he probably would have messed up and made me angry, but when the scoreboard's on this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-02-22/late-basket-lifts-bulldog
Late 3-pointer propels Bulls over Thunder

...want players to again have the age limit for go pro lowered in the next round of collective bargaining.National Basketball Players Association general counsel Gary Kohlman said "quite likely the union will be taking a radically different position...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-03-05/late-3-pointer-propels-bulls-
Greenbrier faculty raves about team manager

...education teacher Barbara Bowman.This year, Powell said goodbye to 29 senior football players and five senior basketball players, but as always, he'll return next season.Every practice.Every game.Every bus ride home.While getting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-02-14/greenbrier-faculty-raves-
Georgia Regents' Roman Hill waiting to start rap career

Earlier this week, Georgia Regents basketball players hustled down both sides of the court during practice. Roman Hill sat alone at midcourt, wearing a protective brace around his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/gru/2015-02-07/georgia-regents-roman