For teams like the Flowery Branch boys and individual runners like White County's Jenna Gearing, the state cross country meet is a chance to repeat past success. Other area programs like Chestatee see this weekend's races in Carrollton as a chance to make some noise and perhaps even take home a trophy for the first time.
Stan Davidson Jr. recorded a hole-in-one on the No. 7 at the Village with the Luna's Tuesday golf at Chicopee Woods Golf Course. Blake Nix, Bud Black, Doug Van and Richard Strickland finished in first place as a team. Davidson Jr., Royce Deaton, Don Smallwood and Don Rogers came in second.
Marcus Gouthro won the Region 8-AA boys individual cross country title with a time of 17:01.99, leading Riverside Military to a second place team finish on Wednesday at its home course in Gainesville.
Lakeview Academy's boys cross country team finished second in the Region 8-A meet in Athens on Thursday.
COLUMBUS - Buford's softball team continued its winning ways on Thursday, winning a pair of games to open the Class AAA state softball tournament in Columbus.
Gainesville High golfer Nathan Williams shot a tournament-low round of 64, including nine birdies, to card a two-day total of 139 and win the boys' 16-18 age division of the Gainesville City Junior Open on Sunday at Chattahoochee Golf Course.
Gainesville standout Spencer Ralston will take a one-shot lead into today's final round of the boys 16-18 division of the Gainesville City Junior Open at the Chattahooche Golf Club.
Current Auburn junior and North Hall and Clemson University graduate Ty McCormack won the men's 8K race at the Crimson Classic on Friday in Tuscaloosa, Ala.
Buford grad and running back at the University of Central Florida, Storm Johnson, was named the American Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Week, announced Monday.
The Carolina Panthers claimed rookie wide receiver and former Georgia Bulldog Tavarres King off waivers, announced Monday.
The future of racing is being shaped right here in Northeast Georgia. And, during the Petit Le Mans this weekend at Road Atlanta, one possible future will be on display.
The American Le Mans Series returns to Hall County for one final visit this weekend.
The eighth-annual Run for Your Life 5K benefitting the Family Life Center of Gainesville First Baptist Church is at 9 a.m. Saturday at the American Legion in Gainesville.
Michael Gordy, Bud Black, Richard Strickland and Jerry Johns won the Luna's Tuesday golf group's event last week at Chestatee Golf Course in Dawsonville.
Bob Arendt, father of Chicopee Woods head golf professional Jim Arendt, scored a hole-on-one Saturday at Chicopee Woods Golf Course.
Tommy Calhoun, Dan Arthurs, Ken Dooley and Scott Thompson finished at 19-under par to take first place in last week's Wednesday dogfight event at Chicopee Woods Golf Course.
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