The Truett-McConnell College baseball team won the opening game of their three-game series Friday night at Clearwater Christian College by a final score of 6-4.
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.
HAMPTON - The season just started. The calendar hasn't even turned to spring. Yet Jimmie Johnson has all but wrapped up a shot at his record-tying seventh NASCAR Sprint Cup title.
College football fans have entered one of those dreaded "down times" on the annual calendar.
Joey Logano continues his climb up the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series ladder. His victory in the Daytona 500 on Sunday was the latest proof.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Joey Logano, the driver who has spent seven years trying to live up to impossible expectations, raced to his first career Daytona 500 victory Sunday as he continued to reward Roger Penske for catapulting him into one of NASCAR's top stars.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Kurt Busch has lost his appeal to be reinstated for the season-opening Daytona 500.
Another NASCAR regular season is almost upon us. For the third time in four years, somebody other than Jimmie Johnson is the defending champion.
When Dawsonville's Charity Witt decided to try her hand at competitive powerlifting, it came at the urging of her boyfriend, powerlifter and Georgia's Strongest Man winner Landon Jameson, as well as a personal desire to get stronger.
Roquan Smith never wanted to be a trailblazer, a revolutionary. He never set out to be the next Curt Flood, challenging college football's version of baseball's reserve clause.
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