The COVID Report with David Blake: College outbreaks

Tuesday, Sept. 1

University System of Georgia colleges are back in town, and COVID is spreading at some of them.

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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”

Monteiro leads Jaguar men to win over Georgia College in overtime thriller on Senior Day

Senior Rafael Monteiro (22) puts in two of his 25 points to lead Augusta to an overtime win over Georgia College. (photo by Carlos Rodriguez)

By Carlos Rodriguez |
Sports writer

For the fourth time this season, the Augusta University men’s basketball team avenged a loss they suffered on the road. This time it was against Georgia College who defeated AU back on Jan, 25, in Milledgeville, 69-66. Continue reading “Monteiro leads Jaguar men to win over Georgia College in overtime thriller on Senior Day”

Strong second half secures victory for AU women over Georgia College Bobcats

Zairya West (0) goes in for two of her team-high 17 points in the Jaguar women’s 65-51 win over Georgia College on Senior Day. (photo by Carlos Rodriguez)

By Carlos Rodriguez |
Sports writer

The Augusta University women’s basketball team defeated Georgia College 65-51, on Saturday, Feb. 29, at Christenberry Fieldhouse. Continue reading “Strong second half secures victory for AU women over Georgia College Bobcats”

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. 29, 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”

Jags bounce back with blowout win over UNG, ending two-game losing streak

Rafael Monteiro goes up for two of his 24 points in the Jaguars’ victory over North Georgia. (photo by Carlos Rodriguez)

By Carlos Rodriguez |
Sports writer

The Augusta University men’s basketball team defeated the University of North Georgia Nighthawks 83-58 Wednesday night, Jan. 22, at Christenberry Fieldhouse. Continue reading “Jags bounce back with blowout win over UNG, ending two-game losing streak”

AU Volleyball team beats Ga. College for their third straight victory

Holland Martin (blue) bumps that ball as Madison Malloch (17), Jessica Hedrick (5) and Rachel Hill look on for the Jaguars. (photo by AU Athletics)

By Erin Burditt |
Sports writer

Augusta University’s volleyball team improved to 5-3 in the Peach Belt Conference and 21-7 overall after beating the Georgia College Bobcats 3-1 on Tuesday, Nov. 5 in Milledgeville.  Continue reading “AU Volleyball team beats Ga. College for their third straight victory”

AU volleyball team gets victory over Flagler in four sets

Jessica Hedrick (5) sets the ball for Augusta; Payton Murchie (12) and Holland Martin (14) look on, as Nedu Evans (2) prepares for the kill. (photo by Brian Mitchell)

Staff report

Kylie Martin had 15 kills and 11 digs to lead Augusta University to a 3-1 victory over Flagler in a Peach Belt volleyball match on Nov. 2 at Christenberry Fieldhouse. Continue reading “AU volleyball team gets victory over Flagler in four sets”

Jaguars defeat Columbus State 89-65 in PBC quarters

Forward Deane Williams goes up for two of his 26 points in the Peach Belt Conference Tournament quarterfinal with Columbus State. (staff photo)

By Carlos Rodriguez |
Special to the Bell Ringer

The Augusta University men’s basketball team defeated Columbus State 89-65 in the quarterfinals of the Peach Belt Conference tournament Wednesday night, March 6, at Christenberry Fieldhouse. The win marks the 11th consecutive victory for the nationally ranked Jaguars (24-5). Continue reading “Jaguars defeat Columbus State 89-65 in PBC quarters”

Jaguars capture PBC regular-season championship

Deane Williams (24) had 24 points and 10 rebounds to lead AU past Lander University and to a PBC regular-season title. (staff photo)

Staff report |

GREENWOOD, S.C.—The Augusta University men’s basketball team was crowned Peach Belt Conference regular-season champion after defeating Lander University 87-67 on Saturday, March 2, at Finis Horne Arena. Continue reading “Jaguars capture PBC regular-season championship”