Lopsided foul calls hurt AU against No. 16 UNG

Center Kennedi Manning (24) powers to the basket for two of her 20 points for the Jaguars against the Nighthawks. (photo by Carlos Rodriguez)

By Carlos Rodriguez |
Sports editor

The Augusta University women’s basketball team suffered an 87-76 non-conference loss to the NCAA Division II No. 16 ranked University of North Georgia, Tuesday night, Dec. 8, at Christenberry Fieldhouse. Continue reading “Lopsided foul calls hurt AU against No. 16 UNG”

West leads AU women to win over UNC Pembroke

Zairya West (0) led the Jaguars with 17 points and three assists in the 77-51 win over UNC Pembroke. (photo by Carlos Rodriguez)

By Jack Johnson |
Contributor

The Augusta University women’s basketball team defeated the University of North Carolina at Pembroke 77-51 at Christenberry Fieldhouse on Dec. 5 in the Jaguars’ second game of the season. Continue reading “West leads AU women to win over UNC Pembroke”

Do films get book adaptations right?

By Brett Swain |
Staff writer

There have been many movie adaptations of books. “Into the Wild” is based on Joe Krakauer’s book; “The Graduate” is based on Charles Webb’s novel; and “Jaws” is based on Peter Benchley’s novel. Movies have nearly every time changed the books’ plots and characters. The question is: Why do movies do this? Continue reading “Do films get book adaptations right?”

Georgia College downs Jaguars in PBC Tournament opener

Rafael Monteiro (22) goes up for two of his 19 points in the PBC quarterfinal loss to Georgia College. (photo by Viraj Bulla)

By Carlos Rodriguez |
Sports writer

The Augusta University men’s basketball team suffered an 85-75 loss to Georgia College in the first round of the Peach Belt Conference Tournament on Wednesday, March 4, at Christenberry Fieldhouse. Continue reading “Georgia College downs Jaguars in PBC Tournament opener”

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”

AU basketball teams sweep Francis Marion in PBC action

Tyshaun Crawford (0) slams home two of his 17 points as the Jaguars handled Francis Marion’s Patriots 94-81. (photo by Carlos Rodriguez)

By Carlos Rodriguez |
Sports writer

The Augusta University men’s and women’s basketball teams both picked up conference wins over Francis Marion on Wednesday night, Jan. 15, at Christenberry Fieldhouse. The women’s team edged FMU in overtime 74-69, while the men’s team won 94-81. Continue reading “AU basketball teams sweep Francis Marion in PBC action”

Monteiro leads Jags to 98-81 victory at Clayton State

Rafael Monteiro (22) scored 23 points to lead Augusta past Clayton State in a Peach Belt Conference game. (photo by Viraj Bulla)

Staff report |

The Augusta University men’s basketball team received 23 points and 11 rebounds from senior Rafael Monteiro as the Jags downed Clayton State 98-81 in Morrow on Saturday, Jan. 4, in a Peach Belt Conference contest. Continue reading “Monteiro leads Jags to 98-81 victory at Clayton State”

Jaguars solidify hold on second place in PBC with win over Francis Marion

Tyvez Monroe (13) gets a jump shot off in AU’s 75-70 win over Francis Marion at Christenberry Fieldhouse. Monroe scored 14 points. (photo by Sarah Tychsen)

By Leeroy Francis Jr. |
Sports editor

The Augusta University men’s basketball team defeated Francis Marion 75-70 on Wednesday, Feb. 20, in a tight Peach Belt Conference matchup, and the Jaguars now have extended their winning streak to seven games with three games left in the regular season. Continue reading “Jaguars solidify hold on second place in PBC with win over Francis Marion”

Behind Williams, Jaguars extend win streak to six with 102-82 victory at Clayton State

Senior Deane Williams (shooting the ball) had 31 points in the win at Clayton State and was named Peach Belt player of the week. (staff photo)

By Leeroy Francis Jr. |
Sports editor

 The Augusta University men’s basketball team defeated Clayton State 102-82 on Monday, Feb. 19, in a Peach Belt Conference matchup, and the Jaguars extended their winning streak to six games. Continue reading “Behind Williams, Jaguars extend win streak to six with 102-82 victory at Clayton State”

Jaguars prepare to play at Flagler in PBC hoops action

Sophomore Troy Cracknell (21) scored 19 points as AU picked up a home victory over Lander. Cracknell hit 5-of-8 three-point tries. (photo by Viraj Bulla)

By Caleb Miller |
Contributor

The Augusta Jags will play Flagler in St. Augustine, Fla., at 7:30 tonight (Feb. 6), hoping to pass Francis Marion for sole possession of third place in the Peach Belt Conference (PBC). Continue reading “Jaguars prepare to play at Flagler in PBC hoops action”