Tuesday kicked off one of Gainesville's favorite traditions amongst kids - free golf.
Gainesville High's Sara Hayes won the state title in the pentathlon for the Lanier Running Club during the state Junior Olympic Championships last weekend in Fayetteville. The Lanier Running Club placed 13 athletes in the Top 5 and qualified for the region competition.
Dannie Dingess and Greg Smith won the first flight of the Royal Lakes Golf and Country Club's member-member championships and then won in a shootout against the winners of the other three flights to emerge as the overall champion Monday in Flowery Branch. Dingess and Smith carded a 64 on the first 18, followed by a 61 during the final round to win the title with a 125.
In the past couple of months, Justin Roper has been on quite an emotional roller coaster, and the worst part of it all is he still knows he has no control over his football future.
The Allen Creek Soccer Complex has hosted numerous tournaments throughout its history, but few are as prestigious and important as this weekend's United States Adult Soccer Association's Under-23 Region III National Cup Championships.
Last September in St. Albans, Herts, Habersham Central High graduate and Demorest resident Corey Mote won the MuscleMania 2010 Fitness Britain National Championships.
FLOWERY BRANCH -- For years, Paul Irby had to travel to Grayson if he wanted his son Chris to participate in sports.
For the second week in a row, Ann Hollobaugh took first place in the low gross of the first flight as the Chattahoochee Ladies Golf Association played at the Chattahoochee Golf Course on Tuesday. Peggy Hall took first place in low net.
There was a time when Lanier Speedway saw its bleachers packed, parking lot full and big-time NASCAR races gracing its tracks. But those days are long gone. Now, track owner Donnie Clack is struggling just to keep the place operating, and is on the verge of having to sell the speedway due to poor attendance.
A handful of runners from Team Endurance are certainly going to help the group live up to its name this weekend.
Although it has had offices and personnel there since 2007, the Skip Barber Racing School is finally ready to call Road Atlanta home.
Ann Hollobaugh took first place in low gross and Violet Reynolds was first in low net score when the Chattahoochee Ladies Golf Association played an individual low gross, low net event Tuesday at the Chattahoochee Golf Course.
When Megan Poole took up competitive weight lifting as a freshman, it started as hobby. Four years later, the sport has changed the path of her early adulthood.
With a time of 5 minutes, 48.7 seconds, Virginia beat Michigan (5:49.5) to win the Men's Varsity Eight Grand race in the American Collegiate Rowing National Championships on Sunday on Lake Lanier.
Don Smallwood, Doug Van, Jerry Johns and Larry Cleek teamed up to take first place as the Luna's Tuesday Golf Group played at Chattahoochee Golf Course this week.
Gainesville High golfer Grant Lasseter shot a 75 on Tuesday to finish tied for ninth after two rounds of the Georgia State Golf Association Junior Championship at The Farm golf course in Rocky Face.
Gainesville High grad Pep Brown sits at 1-under par through seven of the second round's 18 holes at the Southern Junior Championship on Thursday on the Tuckahoe Course at the Country Club of Virginia in Richmond.
Hall County powerlifter Tim Moon took first place in the 44-49 Master's Men's and Open classes of the bench press with a record lift of 756.18 pounds at the World United Amateur Powerlifting's United States Bench Press and Powerlifting National Championships on Sunday in Peoria, Ill.
With one very heavy push, Tim Moon can become a champion once again.
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