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Gainesville's Emily House qualifies for Powerlifting National Championship

Emily House is part of an elite group of people who have qualified for a national championship in two different sports.

August 10, 2015 | Bill Murphy | Community sports


Banks County's Jackson Ramey achieving great success in weightlifting, football

After weeks of travel, hundreds of drills and thousands of hours spent in the weight room, a moment of clarity hit Jackson Ramey like a speeding defensive lineman.

August 01, 2015 | David Thackham | Community sports


Johnson High's Will Crain wins gold, silver at Special Olympics World Games

In front of one of the largest crowds that he can remember watching him out on the water, Will Crain pushed aside nerves to win the race of his young life.

August 01, 2015 | David Thackham | Community sports


Local golf: Chattahoochee Ladies Golf Association holds weekly event

The Chattahoochee Ladies Golf Association played a low gross, low net event on Tuesdsay. The first flight low gross winner was Martha Shell. Second place went to Joyce Stephens. The low net winner was Mona White.

August 01, 2015 | Times sports reports | Community sports


Northeast Georgia lifters perform well at Georgia Games weightlifting meet

Northeast Georgia lifters led the way in the 25th Anniversary Georgia Games powerlifting competition held Saturday at The Iron Beast Gym in Gainesville. It was the fifth straight year for the Iron Beast to host the Games, but the first at their new location on Grove Street.

July 18, 2015 | Times sports reports | Community sports


Local golf: Wednesday Dogfight group competes at Chicopee Woods

The Wednesday Dogfights at Chicopee Woods Golf Course were a best-three net scores out of four.

July 11, 2015 | Times sports reports | Community sports


Lanier Canoe & Kayak Club sending 4 to Pan American Games

Local representation at the Pan American Games is just another feather in the cap for the athletes the Lanier Canoe & Kayak Club produces.

July 07, 2015 | Bill Murphy | Community sports


Ty McCormack excited for chance to run in World University Games

Ty McCormack knows his experience next month in South Korea will be like an official transition from college running greatness to his work as a business professional.

June 29, 2015 | Bill Murphy | Community sports


Local golf: CLGA golfers earn flight wins

The Chattahoochee Ladies Golf Association played a par 3 and 5 count event on Tuesday. It was a low gross and low net event. The first flight winners were Mona White in low gross and Martha Shell in low net. The second flight winners were Beulah Land in low gross and Kirsten Coleman in low net. Closest to pin winners were Carolyn Palmer (No. 3) and Martha Shell (No. 17).

June 27, 2015 | | Community sports


North Hall grad Paul Powers making strides in swimming career

Paul Powers was in for a surprise in February when he opened an email from Lindsay Mintenko, the USA Swimming National Team Managing Director. It was an opportunity that Powers, a North Hall High grad and University of Michigan freshman swimmer, didn't see coming.

June 25, 2015 | Bill Murphy | Community sports


Moon secures national title for Georgia IronDawgs

Tim Moon secured a national title after lifting 360 kilograms (794 pounds) at the WUAP/USA National Championships last Saturday in East Peoria, Illinois.

June 23, 2015 | Times staff reports | Community sports


Local golf: Luna's Tuesday group plays at Chattahoochee

The Luna's Tuesday golf group played at Chattahoochee Golf Course this week. First place went to the team of Bud Black, Daryl Dunckel, Richard Strickland and Tommy Lowery.

June 20, 2015 | Times sports reports | Community sports


Lakeview Academy grad Ralston Cash using baseball platform for good cause

Baseball fans of a more seasoned age will immediately connect Ralston Cash's black mustache to that of Hall of Fame closer Rollie Fingers. Cash's facial hair, a true handlebar, he said, is thin and rounded at the end, similar to the one sported by Fingers, who rose to fame in the early 1970s as a closer for the Oakland A's.

June 17, 2015 | Bill Murphy | Community sports


Flowery Branch grad Hope Stockel pleased with strong showing at Junior World Championships

Hope Stockel's life revolves around clean living and lifting heavy weight.

June 15, 2015 | Bill Murphy | Community sports


Local golf: Luna's Tuesday group played at Crystal Falls

The Luna's Tuesday golf group played at Crystal Falls Golf Course this week. Finishing in a three-way tie for first place was the team of Tommy Aaron, Tom Sexton, Jerry Johns, and Don Rogers; the team of Joe Roberts, Bud Black, Tommy Lowery, and Doug Van; and the team of Stan Davidson, Jr., Richard Strickland, Leggs Clark, and Chris Blauvelt.

June 13, 2015 | Times sports reports | Community sports


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Clermont Cupcake Challenge 1K and 5K scheduled

The seventh annual Clermont Cupcake Challenge 1K and 5K road races start at 7:45 a.m. Sept. 19, as part of the Clermont Days ...

August 18, 2015 | | Community sports


Local golf: Luna's Tuesday Group played at Chestatee

The Luna's Tuesday golf group played at the Chestatee Golf Course this week. First place went to the team of Gene Weschler, Tom Sexton ...

August 15, 2015 | Times sports reports | Community sports


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