Tuesday kicked off one of Gainesville's favorite traditions amongst kids - free golf.
After an uninspiring series against the Texas Rangers, the Atlanta Braves continue interleague play beginning today, as they open a three-game series with the Toronto Blue Jays at Turner Field.
Heading into the 2011 baseball season, it was known White County would have a competitive team. But the Warriors, led by the pitching duo of seniors David Sosebee and Luke Crumley, ended up reaching heights historic to the program.
Last September in St. Albans, Herts, Habersham Central High graduate and Demorest resident Corey Mote won the MuscleMania 2010 Fitness Britain National Championships.
When Erika Rucker showed up for her first track practices as a freshman at Flowery Branch High four years ago, coach Jimmy Sorrells had no idea who she was.
There was a time when Lanier Speedway saw its bleachers packed, parking lot full and big-time NASCAR races gracing its tracks. But those days are long gone. Now, track owner Donnie Clack is struggling just to keep the place operating, and is on the verge of having to sell the speedway due to poor attendance.
FLOWERY BRANCH - As the NFL lockout reached the 88-day milestone, its ramifications had a noticeable effect on a good cause that took place Wednesday.
Coming in to the 2011 soccer season, Ariel Mejia knew the fate of the Johnson Knights depended largely on him stepping up.
When Megan Poole took up competitive weight lifting as a freshman, it started as hobby. Four years later, the sport has changed the path of her early adulthood.
BUFORD - After the game's final out, Buford pitcher Josh Heddinger simply tossed his glove 30 feet in the air, standing almost subdued as he waited for his ecstatic teammates to charge the mound to help him celebrate.
BUFORD - Pike County ended Buford's string of postseason wins with a 10-3 victory in Game 1 of the Class AA state championship series, but the Wolves forced a Game 3 with a 14-4, six-inning win in Game 2 on Saturday night in front of the home crowd.
LeeAnn Noble is always in the moment and is always looking to the future. So much so, in fact, she doesn't even take time to reflect on her accomplishments. And for the senior Gainesville High golfer, there are many in this season alone. Like at the Region 8-AAA tournament, when she shot a career-best 84 that earned her a second place individual finish and, ultimately, a spot on the North Georgia College and State University ...
For years, the Lake Lanier Rowing Club has had a reputation as a great tutoring facility for beginners, though it hasn't made much of a name for itself in terms of producing competitive champions.
Before Alan Hogan arrived at Lumpkin County three years ago, the tennis program hadn't had much success in its history, which dates back to the 70s.
When the ICF Sprint World Cup competitions open today in Ranice, Czech Republic, the presence of the Lanier Canoe and Kayak Club will be felt, as four of its members will represent Team USA.