North Florida University guard and former Chestatee standout Parker Smith was named the Atlantic Sun Conference Player of the Week on Tuesday.
It was Jan. 25, 1981, and Gainesville resident Chuck Clausen was coaching in the Super Bowl.
North Hall grad and Clemson University sophomore Ty McCormack won a pair of races at the New Balance Invitational in New York on Friday and Saturday.
SAN DIEGO - Former Gainesville star Micah Owings and the San Diego Padres have agreed to a $1 million, one-year contract.
General manager Josh Byrnes says the Padres are talking with reliever Micah Owings, a Gainesville High graduate.
Wednesday is National Signing Day for high school athletes across the country. As part of our comprehensive coverage, The Times will be posting photos from signing ceremonies in Northeast Georgia throughout the day.
After an exciting finish to the Hall County duals championships on Saturday, area wrestling teams will hit the mats again, this time for area traditionals tournaments.
The Gainesville boys have Tuesday's game against Walnut Grove (17-3, 7-1 Region 8-AAA South) circled on the calendar.
Gainesville High graduate A.J. Johnson was named to the Freshman All-America Team by Football Writers Association of America (FWAA) after recording 80 tackles and starting 10 games as a freshman linebacker for the University of Tennessee this season.
NEW ORLEANS - Turns out, Alabama was the better team all along.
ORLANDO, Fla. - Flowery Branch grad and University of South Carolina quarterback Connor Shaw threw for 230 yards and, along with a stingy defense that shut out No. 21 Nebraska in the final three quarters, led the Gamecoacks to a 30-13 win at the Capital One Bowl on Monday.
As we turn the calendar to 2012, we can look back on all the local sports storylines that were on the radar prominently last year.
Mary Mancin deserves a break.
Mary Mancin deserves a break.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Tony Stewart will return to Sprint Cup competition Sunday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway, ending a three-race hiatus taken after he struck and killed a fellow driver during a dirt-track race.
ALBANY - Walter Hope of Gainesville tied for seventh in the Georgia Senior Championship at Doublegate Country Club.
NEW YORK - NFL players will be subject to a six-week suspension for a first domestic violence offense and banishment from the league for a second under a new policy outlined by Commissioner Roger Goodell.
Wil Lutz kicked a 26-yard field goal with 4 seconds left and Georgia State won for the first time as an FBS member, beating Abilene Christian 38-37 on Wednesday night.
NASCAR was chasing buzz rather than being concerned with a true champion when it made points system changes in the offseason.
BRISTOL, Tenn. - Joey Logano surged past Matt Kenseth with 44 laps to go and won for the first time in his career at Bristol Motor Speedway, foiling Kenseth's gambling attempt to secure a spot in NASCAR's playoffs.
SEC Media Days? That's a misnomer.
Bud Black, Sam McGee, Frank Waggoner and Don Rogers won last week's Luna's Tuesday golf group's match at Crystal Falls Golf Course.
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