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High school football begins tonight for many Augusta-area teams

...football season starts tonight for many area teams.Not every preseason question will be answered...but lost in the Class AAA final. Both teams could be back there again, and the Irish...begin 2014 with a No. 1 ranking. Could teams like Class AA's Washington-Wilkes also...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/football/2014-08-21/high-school-
Former Georgia star Tim Worley gives team hard-earned advice

...Bulldogs before Thursday's practice, he spoke to a team that faced the distraction this offseason of seven...director Greg McGarity.This time he spoke to about 15 team leaders and then the entire team on Thursday.He talked to them about his personal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-08-21/former-georgia-star-tim-w
Jefferson County goes to 2014 with tough non-region schedule, talented D

...they remain steadfast in scheduling some of the best possible teams before region play.That stretch - Thomson, Burke County...Glenn Hills - means Jefferson County will face a mix of talented teams and larger schools as tests before Region 3-AA begins.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/football/2014-08-21/jefferson-co
The Aiken-Augusta Swim League is pipeline to college for swimmers

...their time recruiting from club teams"They're dedicated year-round...who swim for these types of teams. Recruiting is year-round...found that ASL was the best team here," said Jeschke, a senior...Wallace said swimming with a club team helps her become a better leader...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-08-21/aiken-augusta-swim-l
Pittsburgh Steelers' duo play against Philadelphia

...a growing list of sports teams worth more than $1 billion...At that valuation, the team is worth more than twice...values 25 of the 32 NFL teams at $1 billion or more and the lowest-ranked team, the St. Louis Rams...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-08-21/pittsburgh-steelers-duo-play-
First week of the season presents key matchups

...against Lakeside's returning veterans in the secondary. Both teams have new head coaches, too. JEFFERSON COUNTY AT THOMSONKEY...As for Augusta Prep, the Cavaliers lost star power from a team that won the Glory For Christ title. Augusta Prep is now in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/football/2014-08-21/first-week-s
Gamecocks' Mike Davis doesn't expect to miss opener against Texas A&M

...emoticons.He was a second-team all-Southeastern Conference...No. 16 Clemson.ALL-SEC TEAMS: Alabama and Louisiana State...All-Southeastern Conference teams.The Crimson Tide placed eight on the first-team, including Christion Jones...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/clemson/2014-08-21/gamecocks-mike-davis-does
Officials stress safety of football games in Richmond County

...security officers at every game," Williams said. "And depending on the rivalry, number of expected fans and record of the two teams, we could provide more. We sometimes provide 15. All in all, we really don't experience many problems at high school football...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-08-21/officials-stress-safety-f
New football helmets hope to make a dent in reducing concussions

...helmet because it's not yet available to the public. His team tests helmets by purchasing three and then performing 40 tests...rules that outlaw targeting the head and limits on how often teams can have full-contact practices are vital advancements...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-08-21/new-football-helmets-hope
NFL coaches making presence felt in the locker rooms

...them in a one-on-one manner and in team meetings."The events in Miami were...tolerance for players who don't put the team first."The more people get along and...the wood" before games against physical teams.Former players like Rivera and San Francisco's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-08-21/nfl-coaches-making-presence-f