View Mobile Site

Archive By Section - Staff sports picks


Deputy Stuart Dailey keeping tradition alive, will run 30th Peachtree Road Race

Stuart Dailey spent Monday night the same way he has for the past 19 years. His wife, Tonya, made him pasta for dinner - spaghetti to be exact.

July 03, 2017 | Layne Saliba For The Times | Staff sports picks


Gainesville graduate Spencer Ralston in contention after three rounds at Dogwood Invite golf event

Gainesville High graduate Spencer Ralston carded a third-round 6-under par (66) Friday to take his total to 14-under par (202) and stands in a three-way tie for fourth place - one shot off the lead - at The Dogwood Invitational at the Druid Hills Golf Club in Atlanta.

June 30, 2017 | Times staff reports | Staff sports picks


White County grad Spencer Adams finding his groove as pitcher for Double-A Birmingham Barons

Not long into his start against the Montgomery Biscuits on Sunday, Spencer Adams sensed something was amiss.

June 27, 2017 | Marcus Rodrigue | Staff sports picks


Gainesville native Clay Howarth carving out niche as successful mountain runner

Gainesville native Clay Howarth was thinking about ending his pursuit of mountain running when he developed a painful plantar fasciitis injury to the bottom of his foot in 2016.

June 26, 2017 | By Marcus Etienne The Times | Staff sports picks


Kevin Harvick captures his first win of season at Sonoma

SONOMA, Calif. - Kevin Harvick led a 1-2-3 podium sweep for Ford while proving that veteran experience still counts for something in NASCAR.

June 25, 2017 | By Jenna Fryer Associated Press | Staff sports picks


Kyle Larson holds off Elliott for Monster Energy Cup Series win at Michigan

Kyle Larson took control on a restart with five laps remaining and raced to his second NASCAR Cup Series victory of the season, holding off Chase Elliott on Sunday at Michigan International Speedway.

June 18, 2017 | Noah Trister Associated Press | Staff sports picks


Deshaun Watson, Clemson Tigers national champions honored by President Trump at White House

President Donald Trump is honoring Clemson University's NCAA champion football team, calling its victory a title "for the ages."

June 12, 2017 | Associated Press | Staff sports picks


Former Gainesville High golfer Spencer Ralston aiming higher after stellar freshman year at UGA

For Spencer Ralston, the hardest part of his freshman season with the University of Georgia men's golf team was managing his time.

June 07, 2017 | Marcus Rodrigue | Staff sports picks


Former Johnson basketball star Ty Cockfield commits to Arkansas State following junior college stint

During his lone year playing for the Georgia Highlands College basketball team last season, Ty Cockfield could count how many people were watching in the stands.

May 31, 2017 | Marcus Rodrigue | Staff sports picks


Austin Dillon picks up first Cup win at Coca-Cola 600

Hall of Fame car owner Richard Childress finally let the emotions flow when he looked up at the Charlotte Motor Speedway's scoring board after the Coca-Cola 600 and saw the iconic No. 3 - driven by his grandson Austin Dillon - on top.

May 29, 2017 | By Pete Iacobelli Associated Press | Staff sports picks


Former Gainesville High catcher Michael Curry named First-Team All-SEC as a sophomore with Georgia

Michael Curry never took into account his age, or his own individual aspirations at that matter, when he was appointed team captain before the start of his sophomore season.

May 27, 2017 | Sarah Woodall | Staff sports picks


College rowing championships scheduled for this weekend at Lake Lanier Olympic Park

The American Collegiate Rowing Association National Championships kicks off Saturday at the Lake Lanier Olympic Park.

May 25, 2017 | Times staff reports | Staff sports picks


Kyle Busch claims $1M prize for winning Monster Energy All-Star race

CONCORD, N.C. - In a race built on brave, bold moments, Kyle Busch used one to win NASCAR's annual All-Star race and its $1 million prize.

May 21, 2017 | Associated Press | Staff sports picks


Truex finally wins at Kansas Speedway after late restart

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Martin Truex Jr. finally ended his string of rotten luck at Kansas Speedway, pulling away from Ryan Blaney and Kevin Harvick on a late restart Saturday night to win the NASCAR Cup Series race.

May 14, 2017 | By Dave Skretta Associated Press | Staff sports picks


Mud in your eye: Always Dreaming wins Kentucky Derby in slop

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Always Dreaming splashed through the slop to win the Kentucky Derby by 2 3/4 lengths on Saturday, giving trainer Todd Pletcher and jockey John Velazquez their second victories in the race but their first together.

May 06, 2017 | Beth Harris Associated Press | Staff sports picks


1 2 3 4 5  Next »  Last »

Page 1 of 74

Articles by Section - Staff sports picks


Chestatee High grad, Olympian Arthur passing down weightlifting skills to next generation

Almost one year ago, Jenny Arthur inspired Hall County residents as a member of the U.S. Olympic weightlifting team in Rio de Janeiro.

July 22, 2017 | Marcus Rodrigue | Staff sports picks


North Hall graduate, Mercer football senior Marchman recognized for service work

Thomas Marchman was perceptive to the environment.

July 20, 2017 | By Layne Saliba The Times | Staff sports picks


Devotion on another level: Love of soccer takes Gainesville native Jesse Mendoza across the U.S.

There are fans and fair-weather fans, and then there are the devoted - ones who invest a great deal of their lives exploring and even sharing ...

July 19, 2017 | Sarah Woodall | Staff sports picks


Former Gainesville High golfer Spencer Ralston qualifies for US Amateur

Gainesville High graduate Spencer Ralston, a rising sophomore golfer at the University of Georgia, shot a blistering 7-under par on the opening day of 36 ...

July 19, 2017 | Times staff reports | Staff sports picks


Gainesville High grad Spencer Ralston in contention at The Players Amateur

After proving his worth in the Southeastern Conference during his freshman season at Georgia, Spencer Ralston is solidifying his place among the entire field of ...

July 14, 2017 | Times staff reports | Staff sports picks


Local fans agree Atlanta United provides authentic experience

Just look around Bobby Dodd Stadium on any given match day for Atlanta United FC, and you'll see the city is abuzz with a ...

July 13, 2017 | Sarah Woodall | Staff sports picks


1

Page 1 of 1


Powered by
Morris Technology
Please wait ...