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Lacrosse continues to grow as more colleges add programs

...varsity programs in 2014, bringing the total number of schools playing the game across three divisions to around 450.That spike included Division I men's programs at Boston University, Furman, Monmouth and Richmond, and women's programs at Colorado...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-05-21/lacrosse-continues-g
Ascension Lutheran Church's cross captures Christ's return to heaven

...is crowned with gold thorns, and pieces of dogwood saved from pruning on the church property 10 years ago were made into the spikes in his wrists and feet.The cross was installed in recognition of the church's 60th anniversary last year."Our church...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2015-05-15/ascension-lutheran-churc
Richmond County schools anticipate populations rising as Fort Gordon presence increases

...the school is still approaching its maximum population, the new classrooms and teachers have helped."We haven't had a spike in population, but we are definitely showing growth ... we've gained 25 new students," Ogden said. "But those new classrooms...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-05-10/schools-anticipate-popula
GreenJackets: Grimes' velo shows promise

...only a small amount of run with below-average command. The changeup shows good arm action and enough separation but not a lot of fade. The curveball will probably stay below average unless there's a velo spike that tightens the spin.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2015-05-04/greenjackets
Price spikes for once-cheap generic drugs draw scrutiny from Senate lawmakers

...for decades are seeing unexpected price spikes of up to 8,000 percent, prompting a...experts testifying Thursday said the price spikes reflect broader price increases for generics...where drug shortages have led to price spikes, FDA has approved emergency imports of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-20/price-spikes-once-cheap-ge
Delta's 1Q profit rises on more traffic, lower fuel prices

...share, in the same period last year.The results were hurt, however, by Delta's strategy of hedging against fuel price spikes. That helps when oil prices rise, but hedging contracts lose money when energy prices fall as they did starting last summer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-15/deltas-1q-profit-rises-mor
Usain Bolt sets his hopes high

...season," he said. "My sponsors asked me if I could continue. I'll do one more season, and then I'll hopefully hang my spikes up."Bolt will turn 30 the day the Olympics close ? Aug. 21, 2016.Forbes reported Bolt earned $23.2 million in 2014...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-04-17/usain-bolt-sets-his-hope
Offensive numbers up among SEC baseball teams

...about it. I'm just trying to hit it hard into the gap and fortunately some are leaving the park."Benintendi's huge power spike might be an anomaly, but offensive numbers are up across the Southeastern Conference. The 14 teams have already combined for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-04-22/offensive-numbers-among-
Overtime

...federation suspended the agents of marathon world record holder Dennis Kimetto and other top stars Monday while it investigates the spike in doping among the country's runners.Athletics Kenya president Isaiah Kiplagat said the federation had decided to suspend...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-04-14/overtime
Tesla plugs into new market with home battery system

...and battery system will allow customers to use their home-generated power - and not expensive grid power - when grid prices spike.Many commercial customers already buy power this way, and Tesla also announced battery systems designed for them, along...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-01/tesla-plugs-new-market-hom