Students adjust to life during COVID-19 suspension

Augusta University students and the community prepare and adjust to changes during grocery store panic and new class platforms due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Pexels stock)

By River Gracey|
Staff writer

If you try going into any general store in the greater Augusta area this week, you will notice that all the hand sanitizer, Lysol sprays and, in many places, toilet paper have completely run out.

With the rapid spread of COVID-19, the Augusta area and its students have started to feel the impact on their lives.

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The Sports Squad: SEC championship game edition

The Sports Squad, S2, E8 (<–Click Here)

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.

The Sports Squad, S2, E8 (<–Click Here)

Braves chopped out early by Cardinals (opinion)

The Atlanta Braves posted a 97-65 regular-season record, winning the NL East by four games over the Washington Nationals. (staff photo)

By River Gracey |
Sports writer

The Atlanta Braves’ 2019 season game to a humiliating finish after a 13-1 rout by the St. Louis Cardinals in the decisive Game 5 of the National League Divisional Series on Tuesday, Oct. 8. The Cardinals, who advanced to the National League Championship Series (losing the first game to the Washington Nationals on a near no-hitter), used a record-setting first inning that saw every Cardinal starter score a run as it was 10-0 before the third out was recorded. Continue reading “Braves chopped out early by Cardinals (opinion)”

AU baseball comes out swinging with September tryouts

AU Coach Chris Howell hopes his Jaguar baseball team can improve on last season’s 18-31 record. Tryouts are set for Sept. 4. (photo by River Gracey)

By River Gracey |
Sports writer

The Augusta University baseball team tryouts are right around the corner, and it is interesting to see how the team will do after last year’s disappointing last place finish. Continue reading “AU baseball comes out swinging with September tryouts”