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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


Gainesville High grad, UGA golfer Spencer Ralston earns SEC All-Freshman Team honors

University of Georgia men's golfer and Gainesville High graduate Spencer Ralston landed on the SEC All-Freshman Team, the league announced Wednesday.

May 03, 2017 | Times staff reports | Staff sports picks


Joey Logano claims Monster Energy Series victory at Richmond

Joey Logano pulled away after a restart with about 20 laps to go to win the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Richmond International Raceway on Sunday.

April 30, 2017 | Hank Kurz Jr. Associated Press | Staff sports picks


Gainesville graduate Deshaun Watson picked 12th overall by the Houston Texans in NFL draft

Deshaun Watson is the newest quarterback for the Houston Texans.

April 28, 2017 | Kristie Rieken Associated Press | Staff sports picks


Deshaun Watson’s high school coaches say NFL teams that pass on him will ‘regret it’

Michael Perry plans to be in the stands for Deshaun Watson's NFL debut. He'll probably find out Thursday night what city that game will be in as Watson is likely to be selected in the first round of the NFL Draft.

April 26, 2017 | Clark Leonard | Staff sports picks


Sergio Garcia wins in playoff at the Masters for first major victory

Sergio Garcia finally showed he has what it takes to win a major, and he has a green jacket to prove it.

April 09, 2017 | Doug Ferguson Associated Press | Staff sports picks


Teeing Off: My walk through the final holes of 2017 Masters

"Sergio's done."

April 09, 2017 | Vince Johnson For The Times | Staff sports picks


Jimmie Johnson slips past Logano late for Monster Energy Series win in Texas

Jimmie Johnson got his first win of the season, going from the back for the field to Victory Lane on Sunday at a Texas track that has changed since his first six wins there.

April 09, 2017 | Stephen Hawkins Associated Press | Staff sports picks


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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 ...

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


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