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Augusta 706ers end season due to lack of ticket sales

The team began playing in 2018, holding their home games at the James Brown Arena. As of now, they are suspending the 2018-2019 season indefinitely.

Longtime coworker talks about Cot Campbell’s legacy

Cot Campbell is described as one of the most well-known and respected people in the racing industry. He passed away on Saturday, Oct. 27 at the age of 91.

Augusta Jaguars host ‘Pink Out’ game

The ladies on the Augusta University volleyball team raised over $1,000 for the Georgia Cancer Center as part of their ‘Pink Out’ game.

Conflict MMA coming to Bell Auditorium

Conflict MMA is bringing “Conflict 48” to the Bell Auditorium.

Three generations raced together at the BMX Gold Cup Finals

Phares Parsons, his grandson and his great grandson all qualified and raced in the USA BMX Gold Cup Finals. They are the first family in the history of USA BMX to do so.

USA BMX Gold Cup Finals continue through the rain

Day one of the BMX Gold Cup faced heavy showers. Racers ages 2-84 continued to race in the conditions.

BMX Gold Cup Finals to be held at Blanchard Woods Park

The 2018 BMX Gold Cup Finals will be held the last weekend of September at the award-winning BMX park at Blanchard Woods in Columbia County.

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Bama QB calls for new NCAA football video game

Tua Tagovailoa is a star on the field for Alabama football team. Now, it appears, Tagovailoa wants the option to play out the Tide’s season virtually.

Border Bash 2018 reignites USC / UGA rivalry

The 25th Annual Border Bash gave fans from both sides a chance to start talking smack a little early, while also enjoying a live concert and more. Our FOX 54’s Shaquille Lord joins us live in the Commons.

T.W. Josey softball team gets brand new equipment

The T.W. Josey High School softball team has brand new equipment and uniforms, after their head coach won them a grant. The nonprofit, Pitch In Softball, donated thousands of dollars worth of gear to the lady Eagles on Aug. 29.

Augusta sisters dominate at Peach State Junior tennis competition

Two Augusta sisters are on their way to a doubles tennis championship match after beating out the number one seeded team in Macon. Aleynah and Arien Thomas stood proudly with their coaches from MACH Academy after the win.

Augusta 706ers have a new logo

The Augusta 706ers, the city’s new ABA basketball team, unveiled the team’s new logo Friday, Apr. 20. Augusta Professional Sports, LLC worked with Doug Harris Creative Rooster Design to design the new logo.

Augusta University talks about former student athlete and 2018 Masters winner, Patrick Reed

If you’ve been paying attention to the golf, you would know Patrick Reed is this year’s Masters Tournament champion. But he was a part of a national championship team right here in Augusta. Our FOX 54’s Shaquille Lord joins us live from the Summerville Campus with more.

Patrons describe what it’s like to follow Tiger Woods at the Masters

It’s a different Masters experience when Tiger Woods is playing. There’s a buzz in the air and everyone wants to see how the legendary golfer will perform. FOX 54’s Jake Rakoci tagged along in Tiger’s gallery.

Golf patrons react to newly-announced Augusta National women’s tournament

Augusta National Chairman Fred Ridley announced groundbreaking news for women’s golf at the “State of the Masters”. Women will now have a chance to compete on the course in the newly announced Augusta National Women’s Amateur.

Late Arnold Palmer honored with Honorary Starters ceremony, Arnie’s Army

Thursday’s Honorary Starters ceremony was an emotional moment for golf fans. “The King” Arnold Palmer’s presence was missed as Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player took the first shots. Arnold Palmer died this past September at the age of eighty-seven.

Weather worries blow by 2018 Par 3 Tournament

The Par 3 Tournament saw no shortage of fans this year. This rich tradition is meant to be a stress reliever for these golfers on the eve of the most competitive tournaments of the year.

  Tiger Woods talks about competition at the 2018 Masters

FOX 54 a chance to catch up with Tiger after the practice round. He answered questions about how his injury has impacted his outlook on his career and the stiff competition that’s at this year’s tournament.

GreenJackets, North Augusta unveil parking plans for SRP Park

The Augusta GreenJackets and the City of North Augusta have announced their plans for parking and traffic for opening week at SRP Park.

Augusta’s new ABA team will be called the ‘706ers’

Augusta’s new basketball team finally has a name: the 706ers. Augusta Professional Sports, LLC has been working to bring an American Basketball Association franchise to Augusta and held a contest to name the team.

Harvick captures third straight win in 2018 with win at Phoenix

KEVIN HARVICK STARTS 2018 NASCAR SEASON WITH 3 STRAIGHT WINS. Doug Allan, Spirit of Racing, Fox 54 Avondale, Ariz. – What goes around, comes around. After a week of social media slamming, controversy and penalties, Kevin Harvick slammed the lid on any naysayers. Harvick beat Kyle Busch for the win by.744 seconds to win his third straight Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race of the 2018. After      winning Sunday’s TicketGuardian 500 at ISM Raceway, Harvick …

NASCAR Crowns 2017 champion this weekend

The 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Series will be one that goes down as a benchmark in the series history. Let’s think about it.

Inaugural game at SRP Park announced

The Augusta GreenJackets have announced the very first game to be played at the still-under-construction SRP Park. On Tuesday, April 10, Clemson University will host the University of Georgia for the park’s inaugural event.

2017 Augusta International Raceway Racers Reunion

The 14th annual Augusta International Raceway Preservation Society Racers Reunion will be held Friday, Sept. 15 and Saturday, Sept. 16. Events start Friday night at 6 p.m. with the Hall of Fame banquet and induction ceremony. Price per ticket is $20.

GreenJackets lose both games of doubleheader against Tourists

The GreenJackets came up empty on Wednesday in Asheville losing both games of a doubleheader against the Tourists.

Augusta National Chairman Billy Payne announces retirement, names successor

Augusta National Golf Club and Masters Tournament Chairman Billy Payne has announced his retirement. He will continue to serve in his current position until October 16, when he will be succeeded by Fred Ridley, the current Competition Committees Chairman for the Masters Tournament.

Ewing has strong day at the plate, GreenJackets top RiverDogs 3-1

Skyler Ewing’s bat led the GreenJackets to a 3-1 win over the RiverDogs on Sunday night in Charleston.

GreenJackets can’t complete sweep, fall to Tourists 11-2

The GreenJackets missed an opportunity to sweep the Tourists on the road, falling to Asheville’s team 11-2 on Sunday.

GreenJackets finish suspended game, beat Tourists 8-6

The GreenJackets continued on their winning ways, beating the Tourists 8-6 in Asheville.

GreenJackets blow chance to sweep Fireflies, fall 6-4 in extras

It looked like the GreenJackets were on their way to sweeping the Fireflies, but instead they fell in extra innings at Lake Olmstead Stadium on Sunday night.

GreenJackets win both games of doubleheader against Fireflies

The GreenJackets continued their recent dominance against the Fireflies by beating them in both games of a doubleheader on Saturday at Lake Olmstead Stadium.  Augusta is now on a three-game winning streak and is 8-2 in their last ten games against Columbia.

GreenJackets bats take over in 10-4 win against Fireflies

The GreenJackets offense came up big on Thursday night, as they beat the Fireflies 10-4 in Columbia.  Augusta’s win ended their 3-game losing streak.

GreenJackets lose late lead, fall to Suns 7-6

The GreenJackets pitching let another one get away, as they lost to the Suns 7-6 on Monday night at Lake Olmstead Stadium.

GreenJackets drop first game of Homestand to Shorebirds 3-1

The GreenJackets lost the first game of their Homestand to the Shorebirds 3-1.  Delmarva held Augusta to just one run on four hits at Lake Olmstead Stadium on Wednesday night.

2017 Augusta Southern Nationals canceled

The 31st Augusta Southern Nationals has been canceled. Lucas Oil Drag Boat Racing, the sanctioning body for the Augusta Southern Nationals, has canceled half of the remaining races in the 2017 season, including the one here in Augusta.

GreenJackets lose 7-1 to Tourists

The GreenJackets lost 7-1 to the Asheville Tourists on Monday night.  Augusta hoped to even the 4-game series, but lost the final game of their homestand at Lake Olmstead Stadium.

GreenJackets Take Two from Fireflies

The GreenJackets are going for the sweep on Thursday, after they took the first two games of their series against the Columbia Fireflies.

GreenJackets lose in extra innings to end Homestand

The Augusta GreenJackets dropped the final game of their Homestand on Thursday night.  The West Virginia Power beat them 6-5 at Lake Olmstead Stadium.

GreenJackets series against WV Power canceled

For the third night in a row, the Augusta GreenJackets have had to cancel their game due to inclement weather, canceling their three-game series against the West Virginia Power. GreenJackets officials say the games will not be made up.

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Dustin Johnson withdraws from 2017 Masters

Dustin Johnson withdraws from Masters, walking off 1st tee a day after world No. 1 injured back in fall down staircase.

CSRA high school football scores 11/18/16

This story contains the final scores for the CSRA’s high school football games on 11/18/16.

CSRA high school football scores 11/11/16

This story contains the final scores for the CSRA’s high school football games on 11/11/16.

CSRA high school football scores 11/4/16

This story contains the final scores for the CSRA’s high school football games on 11/4/16.

CSRA high school football scores 10/28/16

This story contains the final scores for the CSRA’s high school football games on 10/28/16.

  CSRA high school football scores 10/21/16

This story contains the final scores for the CSRA’s high school football games on 10/21/16.

CSRA high school football scores 10/14/16

This story contains the final scores for the CSRA’s high school football games on 10/14/16.

CSRA high school football scores 10/7/16

This story contains the final scores for the CSRA’s high school football games on 10/7/16.

CSRA high school football games rescheduled due to Hurricane Matthew

Due to the threat of severe weather from Hurricane Matthew, several schools in the CSRA are rescheduling football games planned for later in the week.

CSRA high school football scores 9/30/16

This story contains the final scores for the CSRA’s high school football games on 9/23/16.

T.W. Josey High Eagles Fall to Glenn Hills Spartans 21-14

It’s Friday night and that means football teams everywhere are going head to head to advance through the season and tonight, Shaquille Lord went out to T.W. Josey High School to watch the Spartans take on the Eagles.

CSRA high school football scores 9/23/16

This story contains the final scores for the CSRA’s high school football games on 9/23/16.

CSRA high school football scores 9/16/16

This story contains the final scores for the CSRA’s high school football games on 9/16/16.

CSRA high school football scores 9/9/16

This story contains the final scores for the CSRA’s high school football games on 9/9/16.

CSRA high school football scores 8/26/16

This story contains the final scores for the CSRA’s high school football games on 8/26/16.

CSRA high school football scores 8/19/16

Despite rain and the threat of severe weather, high school football in the CSRA carried on after a delay.

SLIDESHOW: Discontinued Olympic events

Check out this slideshow of sports that were once part of the Olympics, but have since been discontinued. Copyright 2016 WFXG. All rights reserved.

SRNS employees volunteer for ‘Buddy Baseball’

Some employees from Savannah River Nuclear Solutions recently stepped up to the plate for Buddy Baseball, a volunteer-run baseball league in Aiken for special needs children.

Man puts Masters tickets in his will

Masters tickets are some of the hardest tickets to get in sports. So if you have lifetime tickets, you want to keep them in the family for as long as you can.

Tiger Woods to play in Par 3 Contest

Tiger Woods will play in the Par 3 Contest Wednesday at Augusta National for the first time in 11 years.

Ben Crenshaw to take place of Arnold Palmer in Par 3 Contest

Ben Crenshaw will take the place of Arnold Palmer in the Par 3 Contest Wednesday, Augusta National Golf Club announced Monday.

4 boys, 4 girls crowned champions of Drive, Chip & Putt National Finals

Eight golfers – four boys and four girls – were crowned as champions of the second annual Drive, Chip Putt National Finals held Sunday at Augusta National Golf Club.

Jordan Spieth wins the Masters

Jordan Spieth won his first major championship Sunday at the Masters.

What not to bring to the Masters Tournament

Masters week is in full swing, but there are certain items patrons are not allowed to bring into the Augusta National Golf Club.

Tiger Woods to play in 2015 Masters Tournament

Tiger Woods will play in the 2015 Masters Tournament, he announced Friday.

Junior golfers qualify for 2015 Drive, Chip and Putt Championship in Augusta

Eighty junior golfers representing 30 U.S. states and three Canadian provinces have earned an invitation to Augusta National Golf Club to compete in the second annual Drive, Chip and Putt Championship National Finals on April 5, 2015 prior to the start of the Masters Tournament.

Golfers to compete in Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship for spot in Masters Tournament

More than 100 amateur golfers will compete in the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship in Australia Oct. 23-26. The winner will get an invitation to play in the 2015 Masters Tournament.

Former Atlanta Braves player to sign autographs in Evans

Former Atlanta Braves player Dale Murphy will be meeting with fans and signing autographs in Evans on Aug. 30.

Augusta Riverhawks officially moving to Macon

The Augusta Riverhawks are officially moving to Macon and will be known as Macon Mayhem.

Golf fan attends Masters Tournament for first time

Two diehard golf fans who actually make a living as photographers at various PGA Tour events are in Augusta this week for the Masters.

USC Aiken softball team splits with GRU

The University of South Carolina Aiken softball team split a pair of games against rival GRU Augusta Tuesday, winning by a 3-0 count in the opener before falling by the same score in the nightcap.

Tiger Woods to miss Masters Tournament

Tiger Woods will miss the Masters Tournament this year, according to a release on his professional website.

2 events scheduled to kick off Masters week in Augusta

Two events are planned to kick off Masters week in Augusta: a family-friendly celebration and a concert along the river.

USC Aiken men’s basketball falls just short in national semifinal

In a game for the ages, the No. 5 University of South Carolina Aiken men’s basketball team came up just short in the 86-83 loss to West Liberty in the national semifinal Thursday evening.

USC Aiken Pacers capture Southeast Regional Championship

The No. 5 University of South Carolina Aiken men’s basketball team led from start to finish en route to an 84-73 victory over third-seeded Montevallo Tuesday evening to earn a spot in the NCAA Division II Elite Eight.

USC Aiken mourns death of women’s basketball standout

USC Aiken’s all-time scoring basketball player Meredith Legg Stapleton has died.

Atlanta Motorsports Park Celebrates Groundbreaking

With final permitting and zoning approved, Atlanta Motorsports Park (AMP) broke ground and moves closer to motorsports enthusiasts taking the green flag. The 152-acre world class driving facility, which is being created with the “green” objective of reducing our carbon footprint, will feature a 2-mile road course with nearly 120 feet of elevation changes designed by the famed Formula 1 racing circuit architect Hermann Tilke.

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