AU’s Everett birdies first hole of sudden-death playoff to win NCAA championship

Broc Everett, left, with his NCAA championship and Arnold Palmer Individual Champion trophies. AU Coach Jack O’Keefe stands next to the national champion. (photo by Taylor Lamb, Augusta University Athletics)

By Leeroy Francis Jr. |
Staff Writer

Broc Everett captured Augusta University’s first-ever individual championship in men’s golf on Monday evening, May 28 in Stillwater, Okla. Continue reading “AU’s Everett birdies first hole of sudden-death playoff to win NCAA championship”

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AU’s Everett wins NCAA golf championship

Broc Everett, who recently graduated with an MBA degree from AU, captured the NCAA national championship at Oklahoma State on Monday. (Photo by Leeroy Francis)

By Leeroy Francis Jr. |
Staff Writer

Update: Broc Everett of Augusta University birdied the first hole of sudden-death playoff Monday evening to capture the NCAA men’s golf championship’s individual title. It came at Karsten Creek, where Patrick Reed, the recent Masters champion, helped lead the Jaguars to their second team title in 2011. Everett’s 14-footer beat Auburn’s Brandon Mancheno by a stroke. More to come … Continue reading “AU’s Everett wins NCAA golf championship”

Jags’ Everett finishes third round tied for third entering stroke play final

Broc Everett shows his putting form during the third round of the NCAA Division I men’s golf championship at Oklahoma State. (photo by Taylor Lamb, AU Athletics)

By Leeroy Francis Jr. |
Staff Writer

Senior Broc Everett finished the third round of the NCAA National Championship at Karsten Creek Golf Club in Stillwater, Okla., in a tie for third place in the 156-man field with a third straight 70. Continue reading “Jags’ Everett finishes third round tied for third entering stroke play final”

Jags struggle in Stillwater during first round of NCAA championships

The Jaguar men’s golf team gets ready for the first day of action in the NCAA Division I championship at Oklahoma State. (photo by Taylor Lamb, AU Athletics)

By Leeroy Francis Jr. |
Staff Writer

Update: Augusta University senior Broc Everett shot a 2-under-par 70 Saturday and was in eighth place after the second round of the NCAA Division I men’s golf championship. The Jaguars as a team shot 300 and dropped to 30th place in the tournament at Oklahoma State. Texas Tech moved into first place after 36 holes, followed by host OSU and then Alabama. Duke and Oklahoma are tied for fourth. The third round is Sunday, May 27. AU tees off at 1:50 p.m. CST. Continue reading “Jags struggle in Stillwater during first round of NCAA championships”

AU employee stalked on downtown campus

Professional Building 1 on Laney Walker Boulevard at the Health Sciences campus of Augusta University, where the stalking incident occurred on May 22. (staff photo)

By Madison Brown |
Editor in Chief

A white male was apprehended on Tuesday afternoon, May 22 on the Health Sciences campus by Augusta University employees after the man followed an AU female employee from a parking lot to her office in Professional Building 1 , according to University Police. Continue reading “AU employee stalked on downtown campus”

Legendary writer Tom Wolfe dead at 88; one of the masters of the New Journalism

Some of Tom Wolfe’s books in the stacks at Reese Library, including “The Bonfire of Vanities” and “A Man in Full.” (staff photo)

By Madison Brown |
Editor in Chief

Tom Wolfe, the author and journalist whose innovative and fiery style gave birth to classics like the “The Right Stuff” and “The Bonfire of the Vanities,” died on May 12 at age 88 in New York. Continue reading “Legendary writer Tom Wolfe dead at 88; one of the masters of the New Journalism”

Whiskey Bar an inviting watering hole on Broad Street

Whiskey Bar is located on Broad Street next to Metro Coffeehouse. (staff photo)

By Jacob Boland |
Contributor

So downtown Augusta has a history of amazing stores and restaurants having a great opening, but within a year they shutter. Continue reading “Whiskey Bar an inviting watering hole on Broad Street”

After record final round in regionals, Jag golfers are heading to Oklahoma for NCAA championships

Coach Jack O’Keefe has the Jaguars back in the NCAA national men’s golf tournament, which will be played at Oklahoma State. (Photo by Leeroy Francis)

By Leeroy Francis Jr. |
Staff Writer

The Augusta University men’s golf team received an automatic bid to the NCAA Division I regionals with their fourth straight MEAC Championship on April 21. With that bid, the Jaguars took advantage. Continue reading “After record final round in regionals, Jag golfers are heading to Oklahoma for NCAA championships”

Retiring Professor Pukis leaves strong legacy for communication

By Emily Daughtry |
Contributor

Associate Professor Rick Pukis, left, speaks during COMM FEST 2018 in the Maxwell Theatre on April 20. Colleagues Debbie Reddin van Tuyll, David Bulla, Will Bryant and Todd Bennett watch on. The Department of Communication gave Pukis a lifetime achievement award that day. (Photo by Aleighna Guajardo)

It is always a sad time when professors leave the university. Continue reading “Retiring Professor Pukis leaves strong legacy for communication”

Jags advance to NCAA Division I regionals in Raleigh

By Leeroy Francis

Staff Writer

The Jaguars won the MEAC Championship by 33 shots over Bethune-Cookman with a team total of 861 (3 under par). Team members are, left to right: Ryan Johnson, Gustav Andersson, Broc Everett, Coach Jack O’Keefe, Laken Hinton, Alex Shead and Olof Gunnarsson. (photo by Augusta University Athletics)

The Augusta University men’s golf team captured the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Championship for the fourth consecutive year on April 21 at Crosswinds Golf Club in Savannah. Continue reading “Jags advance to NCAA Division I regionals in Raleigh”