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.
FALL RIVER, Mass. - Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez was found guilty Wednesday of first-degree murder in a deadly late-night shooting, sealing the downfall of an athlete who once had a $40 million contract and a standout career ahead of him.
History will remember the 2015 Masters as Jordan Spieth's Masters Tournament, and that's a good thing.
AUGUSTA - Jordan Spieth tapped in his final putt to cap off a record performance and bent over in relief. He just as easily could have been taking a bow.
FORT WORTH, Texas - Jimmie Johnson led 128 laps to get his fifth career NASCAR Sprint Cup victory at Texas Motor Speedway on Saturday night.
AUGUSTA - Every eye in the world is on you, Jordan Spieth.
AUGUSTA - Jordan Spieth walked off the 18th green Saturday with another Masters record, a four-shot lead and a solemn look that suggested he knew he was still a long way off from being measured for a green jacket.
The Chattahoochee Men's Golf Association played a three best ball, aggregated net strokes game last Wednesday at the Chattahoochee Golf Course.
AUGUSTA - How do you stop Jordan Spieth?
AUGUSTA - Jordan Spieth is making the Masters look easy.
"I believe in fate. Fate has dictated another championship here, as it has done so many times" – Ben Crenshaw, after the 1995 Masters.
AUGUSTA - Jordan Spieth pulled off the unthinkable Thursday. With the best opening round in 19 years, he managed to make the Masters about a lot more than the Grand Slam bid of Rory McIlroy and the curious return of Tiger Woods.
It's inevitable. You'll hear plenty about Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods this week.
"It's been a dream of mine to be in contention with Tiger Woods in a major championship at Augusta … to try and take Tiger down on the back nine of Augusta," Jordan Spieth said Tuesday.
AUGUSTA - Tiger Woods was the exception. Ben Crenshaw was closer to the rule.
Some people, particularly my young daughters, wish every day was Christmas.