This Week's Top Sports Stories

Weighmaster Bob Flocken weighs in a king mackerel during the event July 7-8.
Holy Mackerel! These guys are serious
On the surface, a 30-pound fish doesn't stand much of a chance against three men, a boat and a powerful engine. At 64 pounds, even the largest king mackerel ever caught in Georgia faced long odds. -more-

Chaplin lifts
himself to
the top

Onward to New Orleans,
then to Sydney

When Oscar Chaplin III was in the third grade, he received his first set of weights. His father, Oscar Chaplin Jr., an avid weightlifter in his own right, had no idea just how far the younger Chaplin would travel. -more-

Oscar Chaplin III, a member of Team Savannah and an Olympic hopeful, took first place in the Junior World Weightlifting Championships July 7 in Prague.

Robbie Smith takes a big swing at beep ball during July 5 action at Grayson Stadium.
Beep ball a big hit for players
rea athletes who are totally or partially visual impaired participated in the Beep Baseball game sponsored by the Savannah Lions Club at Grayson Stadium. The baseball used in the contest has a beeping mechanism in it, which helps the athletes (who are blindfolded) hear the ball advancing toward them. -more-

Fishin' With Miss Judy: "Surface fishing tops the angling charts"
Read the weekly fishing update by Captain Judy Helmey.

SCAD Athletic Schedule
Lists the Savannah College of Art and Design's fall
sports schedule including sports such as volleyball, men's soccer, women's soccer, cross country, men's golf, men's
baseball and equestrian games.

Weekly Sports Calendar
View the sports schedules for area teams in the Savannah area
including the Savannah Panthers Football, high school football and more.



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