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Five qualify for Columbia County commission race

...195 fee Monday at the Columbia County Board of Elec tions Office in Evans.No others have publicly declared an interest in the race, but the door to enter remains open until noon Wednesday, when qualifying closes.All five qualified to run as Republicans...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-08-31/five-qualify-columbia-co
Jason Day's win at Barclays adds name to race for No. 1

...like the accuracy has pulled in. ... I feel like Jordan Spieth with how I'm putting. It's a good feeling."Another race is shaping up that could prove more compelling.A year ago, when McIlroy won the final two majors with a World Golf Championship...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-08-31/jason-days-win-barclays-adds
Fryer: Scott Dixon a fitting IndyCar champ

...have wanted us to go out and race," he said.That's exactly...too brittle.The inaugural race in New Orleans was a rainy mess...broken part from his crashed race car pierced one of his legs...he said. "We put on amazing races, and the talent that we have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-08-31/fryer-scott-dixon-fi
Georgia Tech taking same approach despite high expectations

...season and its first Southwestern Athletic Conference title since 1993, Johnson said he's not assuming the Yellow Jackets will race out to a big lead, giving the backups a chance for plenty of playing time."I hope I have that problem. Then I can figure...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-08-31/georgia-tech-taking-same-
Boshears Skyfest | The Augusta Chronicle

...shutdown, which includes parts of the Federal Aviation Administration, ... After a deadly plane crash last month at an air race in Reno, Nev., Boshears' organizers and pilots said safety guidelines set will continue to provide the show a good safety...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/boshears-skyfest
American Pharoah's future uncertain after stunning loss in Travers Stakes

...earlier.Still, the Triple Crown winner's defeat at Saratoga Race Course on Saturday didn't diminish his legacy or appeal...wait until the final workout Aug. 23 before committing to the race."If I had to do it again, I would have brought him here...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-08-30/american-pharoahs-fu
Wisconsin's Paul Menard wins Xfinity Series race in his home state

...Paul Menard took advantage of a lengthy late-race caution and held off Ryan Blaney to win the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Road America on Saturday.Menard, a Sprint Cup regular, made a mid-race pit stop and was informed by his crew that he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-08-29/wisconsins-paul-menard-win
Scott Dixon captures IndyCar crown with win at Sonoma

...led the points from the season-opening race right until the final lap Sunday. But he finished the race in sixth, which allowed Dixon to tie him...two. The New Zealand driver entered the race third in the standings, 47 points behind...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-08-30/scott-dixon-captures
Jason Day, Sangmoon Bae share Barclays lead

...Championship winner Jason Day is one round away from being in the race for No. 1 in the world.The FedEx Cup playoffs suddenly are...for most on the PGA Tour this year, and allow him to join the race for No. 1 going into the final month of the tour season.Spieth...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-08-29/jason-day-sangmoon-bae-share
Overtime

...his first Melbourne Cup with Light Fingers in 1965 and his last with Viewed in 2008. In 1965, 1966, 1974, 1975 and 1991, Cummings trained both the first- and second-place horses in Australia's richest and most prestigious race.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-08-30/overtime