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Augusta missionary Emma Lester had brushes with history

...then there was Emma, who at 21, went to China.It was not the safest of career moves. These were the days just after the Boxer Rebellion of 1898-1901, times in which more than 200 Christian missionaries were killed. She would be away from Augusta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-08-15/augusta-missionary-emma-
Boxers adjusting slowly to fighting without headgear after rule is changed

...positive comments about the move, and said the style of fighting in amateur bouts will change as a result."I think the boxers are now here to box, to keep their head out of the stance," Hallam said. "We believe that with the headguards on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-25/boxers-adjusting-slo
Rants & Raves

Comments from readers: CONGRATULATIONS ON Mr. Spencer, the boxer. I see he put priority of time on hand to care for his new twin daughters and adjusted his training accordingly. What a wonderful...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-23/rants-raves
Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter, a symbol of racial injustice, dies at 76

Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the boxer whose wrongful murder conviction...Carter, told The Associated Press the boxer "didn't have any bitterness or anger...of Carter's plight after reading the boxer's autobiography. He met Carter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-04-20/rubin-hurricane-cart
Beautiful songs live in my head

...Simon's best songs, I think, is The Boxer, because of its lilting beauty...me, leading me, going home."The Boxer is one of the most beautiful things...clothes, I heard the opening guitar of The Boxer. I plopped down on the coffee table...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-09/beautiful-songs-live-my-head
Augusta Boxing Club trio on big stage this week

...champion at the age of 13 who went pro in 2013. He trained here and he was in the same position that I was in. He grew into the boxer that he is now right in this same gym," Hernton said. "Boxing is more mental than physical. My biggest fear is going...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-01-28/augusta-boxing-club-
South Africa bets big on Floyd Mayweather tour to boost boxing in nation

...as guest of honor at the national sports awards last year.The Ministry of Sport and Recreation also said Tuesday that the boxer nicknamed "Money" had not been paid any fee to come.It hopes he can do more than just throw a few jabs and sign a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-01-14/south-africa-bets-bi
Film puts Muhammad Ali, US high court in the ring

...justice in HBO's Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight, debuting Saturday (8 p.m.), a history-textured film that puts the boxer's quest to be recognized as a conscientious objector against Vietnam War service and the high court in the ring...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/television/2013-10-03/film-puts-muhammad-
Readers tell their most beautiful songs

...including Simon and Gar funkel's The Boxer ? I received a call from Gar funk...Evans, and Garfunkel also places The Boxer high on his list of beautiful songs...the Sun, Chet Atkins' cover of The Boxer, Bette Midler's The Rose, Rich...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-23/readers-tell-their-most-beaut
Music by Turner: A lucky few will get to hear Garfunkel perform classics

...Girl as well as the 1934 chestnut Someone to Watch Over Me. You might also get to hear S&G faves April Come She Will, The Boxer, and possibly For Emily in addition to some surprises.All tickets for the Evans concert have been sold, but longtime...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-02-04/music-turner-lucky-fe