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Classes begin at North Augusta schools

...completed. Teachers continued to walk the halls, meeting with school administrators and planning their next lessons.Football players began practice while other students lingered on the school grounds, trying to catch rides home or talking with friends...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/back-school/2014-08-18/classes-begin
Legal experts say challenging cap limit might be NCAA's best bet

...athletes.She said schools should be allowed to put up to $5,000 per year of competition into a trust fund for football players and men's basketball players, money that could be collected once they are finished with school.Legal experts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-08-18/legal-experts-say-challen
Notre Dame looking at four football players in academic probe

Notre Dame barred four football players from practice and games Friday, announcing an investigation into "suspected academic dishonesty" after allegations surfaced...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-08-15/notre-dame-looking-four-f
NASCAR adds rule on exiting cars after crashes

...Now, as a parent, if my child's hero was out there shooting the bird to another ballplayer, baseball player or football player or whatever it was, I'd probably try to steer my kids away from that. So, it depends."I don't think that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-08-15/nascar-adds-rule-exiting-c
Georgia might lean on newcomers Jeb Blazevich, Joe Ledbetter at tight end

...Blazevich and Joe Ledbetter aren't all that different ? both fighting through their first fall camp as Georgia football players.The expectations are high for Blazevich, the 6-foot-5, 235-pound Charlotte, N.C., native who turned...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-08-15/georgia-might-lean-newcom
Augusta Prep looks to rise up in 2014

...will play tailback and linebacker."The future looks very bright," Bacheller said. "We have great students and football players that have played before. Overall we're better athletically, although we're still very, very young."Junior...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2014-08-12/augusta-prep-looks-ri
Augusta Prep Cavaliers found their stride during championship season

...starting quarterback position."The future looks very bright," Bacheller said. "We have great students and football players that have played before. Overall we're better athletically, although we're still very, very young."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/football/2014-08-14/augusta-prep
College career over for Georgia fullback Merritt Hall

...ARIZONA STATE: Offensive lineman Edward Sarafin has told a magazine he is gay, making him the first active Division I football player to come out.A fifth-year senior, Sarafin told Phoenix-based Compete, a magazine for gay sports, that he began...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-08-13/college-career-over-georg
Overtime

...four hits in seven innings. FootballPrep player dies of overhydrationIn Dougasville, Ga., a Georgia high school football player is dead after drinking too much fluid during practice.Relatives of 17-year-old Zyrees Oliver had him removed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-08-11/overtime
Douglas County football player dies

DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. - A Georgia high school football player is dead after drinking too much fluid during practice.Relatives of 17-year-old Zyrees Oliver had him removed from life support...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2014-08-11/douglas-county-footba