Marvin Vanover, Ron Spry to be honored

...coaching legends will get their due tonight.Former Augusta College coach Marvin Vanover and former Paine College coach Ron Spry will be honored as this year's Augusta City Classic Hall of Fame recipients at 7 tonight at the Augusta Marriott. At...

Garret Siler extra, Ron Spry milestone and basketball polls

Here's some pre-Thanksgiving local basketball news and notes to digest.SPRY GOES FOR NO. 500: Paine coach Ron Spry will go for No. 500 on Saturday at Lane. What are his chances of winning that game? Well if this is an indicator...

Defense is difference for Paine men

While Ron Spry is trying to get his team to play better offense, little is wrong with...72-46. "We depend on our defense to give us offense," Paine coach Ron Spry said. "We're used to being at the top in the conference in defense...

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Win total for Spry is uncertain

When Paine men's basketball coach Ron Spry began the 2006-07 season, he seemed to be within reach...gay@augustachronicle.com. BY THE NUMBERS A look at Ron Spry's overall coaching record, according to the NCAA statistics...

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Recent success has SIAC taking notice of Paine

Any clandestine efforts by Ron Spry to keep opposing teams from noticing Yari Scott this season probably...State, 62-57 in first round of Division II Tournament. COACH: Ron Spry, 22nd season RETURNING STARTERS: G Vinson Winfrey (6-2, Jr...

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Spry's decision could hurt Paine later

Paine College Athletic Director Ron Spry's recent refusal to approve funding so that his golf...commit such an injustice to its own student athletes. Ron Spry's awkward explanation for not funding the trip offers...

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Spry has 500th win in scope

At a recent practice, longtime Paine head coach Ron Spry laughed out loud. When his assistant coaches sometimes...gay@augustachronicle.com. PAINE LIONS HEAD COACH: Ron Spry, 29th season (498-349) 2007-08 RECORD: 14-15...

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Lions look for new leaders

A framed number 23 Paine College uniform rests in Ron Spry's office. Spry retired Yari Scott's jersey after last...State, 77-69, in first round of SIAC Tournament COACH: Ron Spry, 23rd season RETURNING STARTERS: C Kelly Winstead (Sr...

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Expectations are sky high for Paine, Spry this season

History will be made tonight at Carter Gym. But Ron Spry doesn't seem too concerned with his team's first-ever...Lane, 63-52 in first round of SIAC Tournament COACH: Ron Spry, 26th season (474-321) PROBABLE STARTERS: G Cervantes...

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Paine suffers setback at home

...Paine owned three victories in its past four games. Coach Ron Spry expected his players to continue their success Monday night...with the same intensity we had on Saturday," Paine coach Ron Spry said. "We didn't execute on offense." Julian English...

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