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Aquinas in rare spot against Lincoln County

...favorite. As a defending state champion ranked No. 1 in Class A, Aquinas is finally the hunter. Lincoln County, with first-year coach Kevin Banks, is the obvious underdog."It'll be different," Irish coach James Leonard said. "I don't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/football/2014-10-30/aquinas-rare
Ga. pipe-bomber faces drug charges

...for granted," she said.Story gave her three years in prison, followed by three years supervised release with the first year in a halfway house. He said he hopes that gives her enough time to get her problems under control."Yes, I'm very...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-31/ga-pipe-bomber-faces-drug-ch
Ellison leads the way for Georgia Southern vs. Troy

...Nov. 5 and at home against Louisiana-Monroe on Nov. 29 to capture at least a share of the conference title in its first year in the league.Eagles sophomore quarterback Kevin Ellison led the spread option attack with 99 yards and three touchdowns...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-10-30/ellison-leads-way-georgia
Georgia Southern begins Sun Belt stretch run

...66-0.Wins against Troy, Texas State and Louisiana Monroe would give the Eagles at least a share of the title in their first year in the conference and Football Bowl Subdivision play.But Fritz won't look ahead."I don't try to put the cart...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-10-29/georgia-southern-begins-s
SEC dominates initial College Football Playoff rankings

...losing for the first time this season at LSU on Saturday. Ole Miss beat Alabama at home earlier this month.This is the first year for the playoff format in college football, and the list is the first indication of how the committee is evaluating...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-10-28/sec-dominates-initial-col
Georgia's defense is stepping up and making the big plays

...pretty complex schematically in what they do," and has mixed coverage and pressure, but noted one change under first-year coordinator Jeremy Pruitt."They have not given up many big plays," he said. "That's probably as much as anything...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-10-28/georgias-defense-stepping
University of Georgia Bulldogs lead nation in turnovers

...we've been preaching for a while."Swann credited the defense's attitude and its preparation in practice under first-year coordinator Jeremy Pruitt in the turnaround with turnovers.And those practice habits that go into a top turnover margin...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-10-20/university-georgia-bulldo
Kelley Brothers invite friends for golf, music benefit

...Kelley never expected the event to grow this big."This is something, when we were talking about this for the first year, talking about starting small," he said. "We didn't realize that it would get this big this fast."It's made...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-10-23/kelley-brothers-invit
South Carolina, Auburn coaches share common bond

...he was the Tigers offensive coordinator ? and brought them to an SEC title and the national championship game in his first year as head coach.And the past couple of years, Spurrier and Malzahn have bonded about what they do better than most...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-10-23/south-carolina-auburn-coa
Defending champion Fighting Irish picked to win ACC in women's basketball

...Hatchell said. "There's no doubt it's the best women's basketball league in the country."Louisville hopes its first year in the ACC goes as well as Notre Dame's did.The Cardinals return two starters, including all-ACC preseason pick...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-10-22/defending-champion-fighti