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Columbia County skate park opens Friday

The new skate park in Columbia County is expected to open Friday.The skate park in Blanchard Woods Park in Evans is slated to open at 4 p.m.Until lights are installed, the park will close at dark. When they are in place, the park will stay...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-08/columbia-county-skate-park-o
Ashley Wagner wins third US figure skating title

...triples. Her 148.98 points for the free skate and 221.02 overall were U.S. Championships...an arm in the air in celebration as her skate hit the ice.Wagner was the two-time...nationals. She fell twice in her free skate to finish a distant fourth, making the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-01-24/ashley-wagner-wins-t
NHL All-Stars, Buckeyes share stage in Columbus

...Nearby, just behind an old stone arch that is one of the city's symbols, a large ice rink sits outside. There are free skates for the general public and the occasional hockey game. The skaters can warm up with coffee and hot chocolate at one of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2015-01-22/nhl-all-stars-buckeyes-sha
Jason Brown captures men's title at US Figure Skating Championships

...the short program, Brown had no massive mistakes in the free skate to finish with 274.98 points, a record for the event and enough...hands in front of him. He choked back tears after his free skate score of 187.77, a U.S. Championships record that temporarily...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-01-25/jason-brown-captures
Americans getting used to clap skates

...squad's newfangled clap skates. Cruikshank finally...struggled learning how to skate on these new clap skates. I made a couple of...spend six hours on my skates, train at night...trying to master the clap skate is Casey FitzRandolph...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/29/oth_219789.shtml
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Sport skates into area

...little hope of lacing up skates and learning ice sports...asked my mom, `Can I skate?"' said 10-year-old...is $90 or $106 with skate rental. For more information...5 or younger: $3. Skate rental: regular skates, $2; hockey skates...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/08/11/app_294934.shtml
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Montreal's Subban is bold, not 'selfish'

...could call home to see if his son P.K. was up for a moonlight skate at the rink outside Toronto's City Hall.Skip a night and...father said. "The hockey players would come out once the public skate ended. And P.K., ... would say, 'Daddy, I want to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2015-01-07/montreals-subban-bold-not-
Teen charged with BMX track damage pleads not guilty

...others drove onto the BMX track in a 2001 Jeep Cherokee.The contractor charged with constructing the BMX track and nearby skate park estimated it will take $53,000 to regrade the BMX track, repair ruts, replace sod and repair underground drains that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-09/teen-charged-bmx-track
New Jersey Devils to go with three-man coaching staff the rest of the season

...handle the forwards and Stevens will oversee the defense, Lamoriello said at a news conference before Saturday's morning skate."I'll go on the bench to make sure it works for now," Lamoriello said. "It's a unique way of approaching things...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2014-12-27/new-jersey-devils-go-three
New Jersey Devils fire head coach Pete DeBoer

...coach until he speaks Saturday with the players, who are on a three-day Christmas break. The Devils will have a pregame skate at the Prudential Center on Saturday morning before playing the Rangers in New York that night.There are a number of potential...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2014-12-26/new-jersey-devils-fire-hea