Ashley Brown, Sports Columnist

Sports Columnist - Ashley, or “A.B.” as he is known, was born and raised in the Augusta Area, graduating from Lakeside High School in 1989. Ten years later, he was invited back to give the Commencement Address at the School’s Graduation Ceremony. He attended Columbus State University on a basketball scholarship. Following his college career, he moved back to Augusta and began a career as a radio talk show host that lasted for 21 years. He has also written more than 2,000 columns for local publications and serves as the color analyst for WJBF’s Game Night Live Football Broadcast. “A.B.” resides in Evans with his wife, Rebecca and children, John Chandler and Kendall.
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Bailey Restores Order at Josey

What a feeling it must have been for Jawan Bailey when the final horn sounded at the Macon Coliseum and his Josey Girls basketball team claimed the program’s first state crown since 1998.

Recognizing Athletics Accomplishments Around the CSRA

So far, my columns have focused on one person or individual. Today, I am doing something a little different… a sports potpourri. In the last few weeks, we have seen many great accomplishments by local students and coaches and I wanted to recognize as many of these athletes and achievements as possible.

Knights, Baseball Community Honor Halliday

On Thursday, Evans hosted Greenbrier in baseball. However, this was not a normal regular-season game between two rivals. On this afternoon the Evans would be...

Shugarts Has Senior Year to Remember

Sports are in Beau Shugarts' blood. He performs with a passion and competitive fire that most young men his age simply cannot muster. The Greenbrier...

The Truth About Westside’s Coach Wiley

Last week a few social media posts made by a former local high school football coach and some of his supporters caused quite a stir...

D’Ante Smith Should Be Early NFL Draft Pick

“Smith showed out at The Senior Bowl. We talked a lot about him on The Prospects Prophet. He’s arguably the most impressive lineman in Mobile.” -...

Andruw Jones Is the Rodney Dangerfield of Major League Baseball

No player garnered the necessary 75 percent of votes from the Baseball Writers Association of America to earn induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame,...

Former Pastor, Athlete Jack Robinson Is Local Hero

Have you ever met someone that made you truly question the life you have led? They touched so many lives, they seemed to go from...

Douglas Hoping for More Big Days in Athens

Former Aquinas Football Star Brendan Douglas was a four-year contributor for the University of Georgia football team and a fan favorite during his collegiate career....

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