Former Flowery Branch High and current South Carolina runner Erika Rucker qualified for the International Association of Athletics Federation World Junior Championships after taking second overall in the 400-meter dash at the USA Junior National Championships this weekend.
SAN FRANCISCO - Overlooked for so much of the week, Simpson emerged on a fog-filled Sunday at The Olympic Club with four birdies around the turn and a tough chip out of a hole to the right of the 18th green that he converted into par for a 2-under 68.
The Braves are ready to tackle a three-game series in the Big Apple starting today. But, this time, it isn't against the Mets. Instead, Atlanta is playing an Interleague series against the Yankees. Last week, these two played in Atlanta with the Yankees leaving with a three-game sweep.
BROOKLYN, Mich. - Dale Earnhardt Jr. raced to his first NASCAR Sprint Cup victory in four years, ending a 143-race winless streak Sunday at Michigan International Speedway.
Three years ago, looking for an event to celebrate Father's Day with a specific focus on the kids, the Chateau Elan Golf Club held its first Dad and Junior Scramble Golf Tournament.
OKLAHOMA CITY - Kevin Durant showed LeBron James how to play the fourth quarter in the NBA Finals.
Warner Fusselle, a Gainesville High graduate and the radio voice of the Brooklyn Cyclones Minor League baseball team since 2001, died Sunday night at the age of 68 after suffering a massive heart attack.
OKLAHOMA CITY - After years of nagging Oklahoma City Thunder coach Scott Brooks not to take him out of games, Kevin Durant finally got his wish.
MIAMI - Paul Pierce watched the shot sail just over LeBron James' outstretched arm. And when it swished, he turned toward the Boston bench, shaking his head.
BOSTON - Rajon Rondo had 15 points and 15 assists, and scored the final three points of the Boston Celtics' 93-91 overtime victory over the Miami Heat on Sunday night that evened the Eastern Conference finals at two games apiece.
The Georgia IronDawgs, a powerlifting team based out of Gainesville, swept the team titles at the American Powerlifting Committee 10th Anniversary National Championships on Sunday. They won in the benchpress and powerlifting categories at the Clarion Hotel in Jonesboro.
The Atlanta Braves have lost some ground in the NL East over the past 10 games, but are looking to continue the good work they got in a win against the Nationals on Sunday.
DOVER, Del.- Jimmie Johnson was the mane man at Dover.
For former Gainesville football star A.J. Johnson, the transition to the college game was fairly painless.
The Atlanta Braves open a series with the defending World Series Champion St. Louis Cardinals today in need of a series win.
The Lake Lanier Olympic Venue has attracted yet another major international event.
Weightlifters from the Georgia IronDawgs earned five more world championships in meets on opposite sides of the globe.
It's been a week since the NASCAR Sprint Cup season ended with a dramatic finish as Kevin Harvick earned his first championship in NASCAR's top series.
Scott Adams won the Chattahoochee Men's Golf Association's Stableford points game last Wednesday at the Chattahoochee Golf Course.
CLEMSON, S.C. - Injured Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson won't return this week.