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McCain wins Atlanta Open at Chattahoochee

Seth McCain, a PGA apprentice at Jennings Mill Country Club in Bogart, won the Yamaha Atlanta Open on Tuesday at the Chattahoochee Golf Club in Gainesville.

June 12, 2012 | From staff reports | Community sports


Davis leads, locals in hunt at Atlanta Open at Chattahoochee

Russ Davis, PGA Director of Instruction at the Cherokee Town & Country Club, made six birdies against two bogies and went on to fire a 4-under par 68 to pace the field in the first round of the Yamaha Atlanta Open at the Chattahoochee Golf Club in Gainesville.

June 11, 2012 | From staff reports | Community sports


Local athletes win at USA Track and Field event

Three local athletes won events at the USA Track & Field Georgia Association Junior Olympic preliminary meet in Douglasville this weekend.

June 11, 2012 | From staff reports | Community sports


IronDawgs place at Georgia's Strongest Man

Less than a week after winning his class at the APC Nationals, Kevin Eubanks of Bogart finished second in the 200-pound Masters' class at the Georgia's Strongest Man competition at the Fitness Depot in Douglasville on Saturday. With that finish, Eubanks qualified for the North American Strongman Nationals.

June 11, 2012 | From staff reports | Community sports


Sterling tournament raises $10,000 for charity

More than 175 tennis players and spectators convened May 18-20 in Flowery Branch for Sterling on the Lake's Fourth Annual Member-Guest Tennis Tournament .

June 11, 2012 | From staff reports | Community sports


This week: Summer in the City tennis tourney opens

The annual Summer in the City tennis tournament, put on by Gainesville Parks and Recreation, opens Tuesday night at Longwood Park in Gainesville.

June 11, 2012 | Zac Taylor | Community sports


Blair and Power team to win Royal Lakes tourney

Steve Blair and Danny Power won the Royal Lakes 2012 Member-Member tournament Sunday, besting a field of 40 two-man teams competing in five flights. The winners of each flight advanced to a shootout, where Blair and Power outlasted Andy Todd and Tony Weyenberg.

June 10, 2012 | From staff reports | Community sports


Local golf: Smith, Dingess lead Flight 1 at Royal Lakes

In the opening round of the Member-Member golf tournament at Royal Lakes Golf & Country Club in Flowery Branch, the team of Greg Smith and Dannie Dingess led the way in the first flight, followed by the teams of Grant Cagle/Steve Garner and Jared Cagle/Randy Bailey in second and David Wilder/Greg Hurley and Michael Stephens/David Tewksbury in third.

June 09, 2012 | From staff reports | Community sports


Young drivers look to make their mark at Gresham

Dylan Kwasniewski is part of the future generation of NASCAR. He's a young and eager driver who's willing to cut his teeth by going from track to track during the summer on the NASCAR K&N East Pro Series, which is racing at Gresham Motorsports Park in Jefferson tonight.

June 08, 2012 | Bill Murphy | Community sports


Tiger Baseball attracting the best

Skyler Weber was eager to jump on board with what the Tiger Baseball program had to offer. Weber, a rising senior catcher at Gainesville High, knew the long-term benefits that could come from playing under the direction of Tigers program director Shane Monahan, a former All-American at Clemson University and major league outfielder with the Seattle Mariners.

June 08, 2012 | Bill Murphy | Community sports


Jefferson grad Beck selected by Chicago White Sox in 2nd round of draft

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University junior Chris Beck, a Jefferson High graduate, was selected No. 76 overall by the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday in the second round of the MLB First Year Player Draft.

June 05, 2012 | From staff reports | Community sports


Special Olympics swimmers bring home gold

For the past six years, Bobbie Young has coached the Gainesville Parks and Recreation Masters contingent of the Special Olympics of Georgia.

June 05, 2012 | David Mitchell | Community sports


Local paddlers win medals in Germany

Last weekend, the Lanier Canoe and Kayak Club sprint team raced at the Sprint Sachsen, Anhalt Offen and Magdeburg Regatta in Magdeburg, Germany. LCKC athletes won 16 medals overall, including two golds, seven silvers and seven bronzes.

June 04, 2012 | From staff reports | Community sports


Local golf: Hollobaugh claims first in CLGA event

Ann Hollobaugh took first place in the low gross division and Mona White and Carolyn Palmer tied for second in the Chattahoochee Ladies Golf Association's blind six event on Tuesday.

June 02, 2012 | From staff reports | Community sports


Endurance team brings together local athletes

When Jack Haire was first approached by president Mike Mansfield to start a new endurance team at Mansfield Oil in Gainesville, he jumped at the opportunity.

May 29, 2012 | Zac Taylor | Community sports


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Local golf: Ron Melin earns individual points title in dogfight

The Wednesday Dogfights played stableford scoring this week at Chicopee Woods Golf Course. The individual points winner in the A Flight was Ron Melin at ...

April 30, 2016 | | Community sports


Trio of LCKC athletes shine at US Team Trials, qualify for Pan American Games

Three local athletes are a step closer to realizing their Olympic dreams after victories Friday at the U.S. National Team trials at the Lake ...

April 29, 2016 | By David Purdum For The Times | Community sports


Group of LCKC athletes vying for spot in Pan American Games

For a group of local Olympic hopefuls, the next four weeks are the biggest of their paddling careers, and they'll have home-lake advantage.

April 28, 2016 | By David Purdum For The Times | Community sports


Local amputee kayaker Nikiha Miller to compete in U.S. National Team Trials

When Gainesville native Nikiha Miller slipped a prosthesis on his right leg and prepared to go through his regular walking exercises, he felt spurred on ...

April 27, 2016 | Colin Ochs | Community sports


Local golf: Shell, Keller, Viola earn first place in best ball event

The Chattahoochee Ladies Golf Association played a best ball team, low net, event on Tuesday. The first place team was Martha Shell, Linda Keller and ...

April 23, 2016 | | Community sports


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