AU men’s track team wins Cougar Invitational

Jacob Poston led Augusta University to first place int the team standings with a double in the 1,500 and 3,000. (staff photo)

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Behind an outstanding performance by Jacob Poston, the Augusta University men captured the Cougar Invitational track and field meet at Smiths Station, Ala., on Feb. 22. Continue reading “AU men’s track team wins Cougar Invitational”

Winning streak continues as Jaguars get commanding win over USC-Aiken, 91-69

Tyshaun Crawford dunks in the Augusta’s win over rival USC Aiken, producing another 20-win season for Coach Dip Metress. (photo by Carlos Rodriguez)

By Carlos Rodriguez |
Sports writer

On Jan. 26, the Augusta University men’s basketball team defeated Peach Belt rival USC-Aiken on the road, 79-74, which would be the start to a winning streak for the Jaguars. On Wednesday, Feb. 26, at Christenberry Fieldhouse, AU obtained their ninth consecutive win after defeating Aiken again, this time by a score of 91-69. Continue reading “Winning streak continues as Jaguars get commanding win over USC-Aiken, 91-69”

Crawford leads Augusta men past Young Harris for eighth straight victory

Tyshaun Crawford goes up for two of his 28 points in the Jaguars’ 96-89 victory over Young Harris; he also had 14 boards. (photo by Viraj Bulla)

By Erin Burditt |
Sports writer

The Augusta University men’s basketball team defeated Young Harris College, 96-89, on Saturday afternoon, Feb. 22, at Christenberry Fieldhouse. The Jaguars (14-4 in the Peach Belt Conference, 19-7 overall) continued their winning ways as their winning streak has now reached eight games. Continue reading “Crawford leads Augusta men past Young Harris for eighth straight victory”

The Sports Squad: Season 2, Episode 12

The Sports Squad: S2, E12 (<–Click Here)

Bell Ringer sports writer Carlos Rodriguez leads the latest episode of the Sport Squad. Joining him at Chad Cook, the publisher of AUG_Bball, and Erin Burditt, an intern for Media Relations in AU Athletics. On the menu this week is college, high school and professional basketball. The producer is Dr. Luis Rocha Antunes. The Sports Squad is a production of Bell Ringer Media. Continue reading “The Sports Squad: Season 2, Episode 12”

Pi Kappa Phi fraternity is back for the gold in step show

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The 2020 Jaguar Mania Step and Dance Competition will be hosted by comedian Darren Brand. It is the last Homecoming event before the Homecoming basketball game on Feb. 22 at 3:30 p.m. (Bell Ringer graphic)

By Skylar Ackerman |
Contributor

Augusta University’s Gamma Psi chapter of Pi Kappa Phi fraternity will participate in the 2020 Jaguar Mania Step and Dance Competition to defend their winning title on Friday, Feb. 21 at 7 p.m. at Christenberry Fieldhouse.

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Winning streak stretches to seven as Jags pick up dominant win at UNG

Jaguar guard Darren Lucas-White follows through on a jump shot in Augusta’s win over North Georgia. (photo by Chad Cook, special to the Bell Ringer.)

By Carlos Rodriguez |
Sports writer

Behind senior Rafael Monteiro’s 26 points and sophomore Miguel Arnold’s 23, the Augusta University men’s basketball team defeated the University of North Georgia on the road 92-65 on Wednesday night, Feb. 19. Continue reading “Winning streak stretches to seven as Jags pick up dominant win at UNG”

Jaguars defeat Braves, 75-65, and the streak continues

Rafael Monteiro (22 in white) goes to the hoop in the first half of AU’s 75-65 win over UNC Pembroke; Monteiro finished with 18 points. (photo by Viraj Bulla)

By Ravyn Chatmon|
Online editor

The Augusta University men’s basketball team defeated UNC-Pembroke 75-65 on Saturday afternoon, Feb. 15, at Christenberry Fieldhouse. The Jaguars (12-4 in the Peach Belt Conference, 17-7 overall) upped their winning streak to six games and now are just one game out of first place.

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Ask Oakley: How to handle Valentine’s Day weekend

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This is Oakley! He is so wise and will answer all of your questions objectively. #OakleyDontJudge (stock photo)

By Oakley the Cat|
Advice column

The Bell Ringer is proud to present a new feature for your reading pleasure: Ask Oakley! Whether online or in print, Oakley will be there for you! Who is Oakley, you ask? Oakley is the cat we all have inside of us. He loves to take naps, eat food and rarely does anything productive. He loves long walks to the fridge, and of course, he loves to cuddle up and watch Netflix while someone plays with his hair (AKA fur). He is what we all want to be like: sweet, speaks his mind and always cares for you! Welcome to Ask Oakley! For our premier column, we had Oakley’s friends send him questions that come up during this special time of year. Continue reading “Ask Oakley: How to handle Valentine’s Day weekend”

Valentine’s Day date spots in Augusta

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Valentine’s Day is approaching. Here are some great date spots! (photo by Grace Adams)

By Callie Sirmans and Grace Adams|
Staff writers

Valentine’s Day is filled with so much love and sweetness. Although, sometimes, it can be hard to find the perfect place to spend with your person. At the end of the day, the best part about Valentine’s day is getting to spend time with the people you love and care most about. We want to make this Valentine’s Day a little easier by helping you plan the perfect date! If you’re still in need of Valentine’s Day plans, look no further. Grab your sweetheart and enjoy one of these fun local activities below!

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Strong second half lifts Augusta past Francis Marion for fifth straight win

Tyshaun Crawford (0) totaled 20 points and 10 rebounds to help lead AU past Francis Marion, 87-67, in a PBC contest. (photo by Shelby Foster)

By Carlos Rodriguez |
Sports writer

The Augusta University men’s basketball team defeated Francis Marion 87-67 on Wednesday night, Feb. 12, in Florence, S.C. The Jaguars (16-7 ,11-4) improved their winning streak to five games. Continue reading “Strong second half lifts Augusta past Francis Marion for fifth straight win”