Phillip Dutton has been selected to ride in every Olympics and World Equestrian Games since 1994, so he’s known his share of success including two team gold medals with Australia in the Atlanta and Sydney Games.
Dutton, however, called Tuesday’s bronze medal for three-day eventing as an American in Rio “personal,” and not just because it was his first individual medal in six Olympics.
The largest military softball tournament in the world comes to Augusta this weekend for a big athletic and economic boost to the area.
The USSSA World Military Softball Tournament will be held at Diamond Lakes Regional Park and Fort Gordon’s softball complexThursday-Sunday. Sanctioned by the United States Specialty Sports Association, the tournament is in its 15th year, including its first in Augusta.
University System of Georgia Chancellor Hank Huckaby, who helped push through the consolidation of universities in Augusta that eventually became Augusta University, announced today he will be retiring at the end of the year.
In a statement released by the system, Huckaby said he will step down Dec. 31 after having served as chancellor for more than five years.
Two Evans High School students have been suspended after their discussion about a school shooting alarmed students and parents Tuesday.
Columbia County sheriff’s Maj. Steve Morris said police interviewed 18-year-old students Nathan Harding, of Grovetown, and Kaleb Smith, of Martinez, and searched their homes Tuesday evening, but no weapons or evidence to support the threat were found.