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Islamic extremists committing 'cultural genocide' in cradle of civilization

...Iraqi heritage, what then? "THE BIRTHPLACE of human civilization is being destroyed," Kino Gabriel, a Syrian Christian and rebel leader, lamented to Britain's Guardian newspaper. "We are speechless. Murder of people and destruction is not enough...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-05-30/islamic-extremis
Clemson eliminated from NCAA baseball regional by Pepperdine

...State Bakersfield (37-23-1) over Mississippi (30-28) in an elimination game.Errol Robinson had three hits for the Rebels. COASTAL CAROLINA 4, TEXAS SOUTHERN 1In College Station, Texas, Andrew Beckwith pitched shutout ball into the ninth inning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/clemson/2015-05-30/clemson-eliminated-ncaa-b
Night at the Movies

...loner Mad Max (Tom Hardy) joins forces with Furiosa (Charlize Theron) as they get caught up in the exodus of a clan of rebels. Evans, Exchange, Aiken (ends 5/28), MonettaMCFARLAND, USA (PG): A high school football coach leads a track team...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-05-28/night-movies
Many Triple Crown bids have left lasting memories

...car dealer from Pennsylvania, he's recovered from fracturing his skull, and he wins a $5 million bonus by capturing the Rebel, Arkansas Derby and Kentucky Derby. And then he wins the Preakness by 11½ lengths. He's sent off at 3-10 by the Belmont...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-05-23/many-triple-crown-bi
American Pharoah is dominant at Rebel Stakes

...to the track appear easy Saturday, winning Oaklawn Park's Rebel Stakes by 6¼ lengths despite a loose shoe on a sloppy track.The victory gave trainer Bob Baffert his fifth Rebel victory in six years and moved the Zayat Stables colt to fifth...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-03-14/american-pharoah-dom
Best & Brightest: Antonia Adams, Strom Thurmond High School

...Business Leaders of America, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Rebel Regiment Marching Band, Strom Thurmond High School mock trial...HONORS: Aiken Electric Youth Representative, State Champion Rebel Regiment Marching Band, Best Witness awards for district mock...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-18/best-brightest-antonia-adams-
American Pharoah wins Preakness Stakes in a romp

...didn't affect American Pharoah, a sweet-striding 3-year-old. The colt dealt with similar conditions in winning the Rebel Stakes in March.Part of the record crowd of 131,680 might have missed the race as they fled the infield and huddled under...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-16/american-pharoah-wins-preakn
Owner saw something special in American Pharoah

...relief, it was more of just happiness to see him back, proud of him."The comeback was a splashing success. He romped in the Rebel over a sloppy track at Oaklawn Park in Arkansas, winning by 6 1/4 lengths. Then he clobbered the field by eight lengths...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-05-14/owner-saw-something-
American Pharoah draws rail for Preakness

...Preakness with five impressive wins in a row, two last year to be voted 2-year-old champion and three this year, in the Rebel, the Arkansas Derby and then the Kentucky Derby.Dortmund, with Martin Garcia aboard, is looking to avenge the only defeat...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-05-13/american-pharoah-dra
Night at the Movies

...loner Mad Max (Tom Hardy) joins forces with Furiosa (Charlize Theron) as they get caught up in the exodus of a clan of rebels. Exchange, Evans, Aiken, MonettaPITCH PERFECT 2 (PG-13): The collegiate a cappella group vows to take the top prize...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-05-15/night-movies