Augusta hosts its annual Guitar Pull concert

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The James Brown Arena is dressed in colorful lights with a decorated stage for the Guitar Pull concert. (photo by Taylor Ferguson)

By Taylor Ferguson |
Staff writer

Augusta hosted its annual Guitar Pull concert on Monday, Nov. 18. This concert consisted of five well-known country singers: Luke Bryan, Luke Combs, Riley Green, Runaway June and Rodney Atkins.

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Challenges of college life while handicapped

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Anthony discusses the hardships on campus as a disabled student. (photo by Anthony Williams)

By Anthony Williams |
Contributor

College life has a lot of up and downs, you learn to adapt to your environment. There is one problem about the college life for me: I am a disabled college student and college is not set up for us to be successful.

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Carson-Newman gets past Augusta in Southeast Region volleyball final

Chloe Allen makes an attack for the Jaguars, who finished the campaign with a school best 29 wins. (photo by Viraj Bulla)

By Erin Burditt |
Sports writer

WINGATE, N.C.—Augusta University’s volleyball team fell to the Carson-Newman Eagles in three sets in the NCAA Division II Southeast Regional final on Saturday, Dec. 7, at Cuddy Arena. Continue reading “Carson-Newman gets past Augusta in Southeast Region volleyball final”

AU features student authors in Writer’s Showcase

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Assistant Professor Jim Minick poses with the four featured authors for the Writers’ Showcase. Pictured left to right: Montanna Wilber, Ansley Simmons, Jim Minick, Jessica Wilkinson, Trey Nevard.

By Terry L. Wilber |
Contributor

Augusta University’s Department of English and Foreign Languages held their Writers’ Showcase on Dec. 2. An audience of approximately 50 people gathered to listen as the four featured authors presented their works under the guidance of Assistant Professor Jim Minick, creative writing instructor at AU.

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Augusta sweeps city rival Paine in basketball

Sophomore guard Miguel Arnold (5) goes in for a layup for the Jaguars in their 98-68 triumph over Paine College. (photo by Viraj Bulla)

By Tyvez Monroe and Cameron Windley |
Sports writers

Augusta University men’s basketball team routed hometown rival Paine College on Saturday, Dec. 7 at Christenberry Fieldhouse. The Jags won 98-68 and improved to 5-3 on the season, finishing their non-conference schedule. Paine still has yet to win a game in six outings this season. Continue reading “Augusta sweeps city rival Paine in basketball”

Jags’ volleyball team upsets Wingate in NCAA Division II Southeast Regional

Kylie Martin (13) had nine kills and 15 digs to help lead Augusta past Wingate in the NCAA regional. (photo by Viraj Bulla)

Staff report

WINGATE, N.C.—Behind the play of Nicolette Ramos, Chloe Allen and Kylie Martin, the fourth-seeded Augusta University volleyball team shocked top-seeded Wingate in the semifinal of the NCAA Division II Southeast Regional at Cuddy Arena on Friday night, Dec. 6. Continue reading “Jags’ volleyball team upsets Wingate in NCAA Division II Southeast Regional”

The Sports Squad: SEC championship game edition

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The eight and last edition of the Sports Squad for Fall 2019 touches on the Georgia-LSU SEC championship game, to be played in Atlanta on Saturday, Dec. 7. River Gracey talks with Erin Burditt and Dr. David Bulla about the title tilt. They trio also discuss the other major conference championship games in college football and touch briefly on AU basketball and volleyball. This Season 2, Episode of the Sports Squad. The producer is Dr. Luis Rocha Antunes.

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Jaguar volleyball team beats USC Aiken, advances in Southeast Regional

Augusta University’s Madison Malloch prepares for a kill against USC Aiken; Malloch had seven kills in the quarterfinal win over the Pacers. (photo by Viraj Bulla)

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WINGATE, N.C.—The Augusta University volleyball team swept USC Aiken in the opening round of the NCAA Division II Southeast Regional on Thursday, Jan. 5 at Cuddy Arena. Continue reading “Jaguar volleyball team beats USC Aiken, advances in Southeast Regional”

Emmanuel edges Jaguars on breath-taking three-point buzzer beater

Tyree Myers drives against Emmanuel’s Jackson Bailey in the Lions’ 74-71 win over AU. (photo by AU Athletics)

By Tyvez Monroe |
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Augusta University men’s basketball team came up short in a thriller against the Emmanuel College Lions on Thursday, Dec. 5 when Tyonn Stuckey nailed a three-pointer at the buzzer for a 74-71 Lions’ victory on the annual Education Day that AU hosts. Continue reading “Emmanuel edges Jaguars on breath-taking three-point buzzer beater”

AU opens NCAA regional volleyball play against rival USC Aiken

Julieanne Saliba serves for the Jaguars during the Peach Belt Tournament final. (photo by Viraj Bulla)

Staff report

The Augusta University volleyball team, the Peach Belt Tournament champion, will play rival USC Aiken in the first round of the NCAA Division II Southeast Regional at Wingate, N.C., on Dec. 5 at 5 p.m. Continue reading “AU opens NCAA regional volleyball play against rival USC Aiken”