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Hayes wins pentathlon at state Junior Olympics

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.

June 20, 2011 | From staff reports | Community sports


Local golf: Dingess, Smith win Royal Lakes event

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.

June 18, 2011 | From staff reports | Community sports


Area players undrafted by NFL ponder futures

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.

June 17, 2011 | Bill Murphy | Community sports


Allen Creek welcoming soccer national championships

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.

June 16, 2011 | Jonathan Zopf | Community sports


Building on a dream: Mote to compete in MuscleMania championship

Last September in St. Albans, Herts, Habersham Central High graduate and Demorest resident Corey Mote won the MuscleMania 2010 Fitness Britain National Championships.

June 15, 2011 | Adam Krohn | Community sports


Field of Dreams program growing, parents hope it's here to stay

FLOWERY BRANCH -- For years, Paul Irby had to travel to Grayson if he wanted his son Chris to participate in sports.

June 14, 2011 | Jonathan Zopf | Community sports


Local golf: Hollobaugh takes first at Chattahoochee

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.

June 11, 2011 | From staff reports | Community sports


Lanier National Speedway: Fallen on hard times

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.

June 10, 2011 | Adam Krohn | Community sports


Local runners taking to the Appalachian Trail

A handful of runners from Team Endurance are certainly going to help the group live up to its name this weekend.

June 09, 2011 | Bill Murphy | Community sports


Skip Barber Racing School relocating to Road Atlanta

Although it has had offices and personnel there since 2007, the Skip Barber Racing School is finally ready to call Road Atlanta home.

June 07, 2011 | Jonathan Zopf | Community sports


Local golf: Hollobaugh takes first in CLGA event

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.

June 04, 2011 | From staff reports | Community sports


Poole set to compete in Malaysia

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.

June 01, 2011 | Adam Krohn | Community sports


Virginia wins rowing title at Lanier

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.

May 30, 2011 | From staff reports | Community sports


Local golf: Smallwood takes first in Luna's outing at Chattahoochee

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.

May 28, 2011 | From staff reports | Community sports


Brenau softball places 2 on All-American team

Brenau University softball players Tiffany Schandera and Jenny Shepherd have been named to the 2011 All-American first team, announced Friday by the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics.

May 27, 2011 | From staff reports | Community sports


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Nix leads after Day 1 of City Golf Championship at Chattahoochee

After the first round of the Gainesville City Golf Championship, Morgan Nix holds a three-shot lead after firing a 2-under-par 70 on Friday in the three-day event at the Chattahoochee Golf Club. Tied for second are 2013 Champion Stuart Moore and Ricky Brown, both at 1-over par.

July 18, 2014 | Times sports reports | Community sports


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