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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


Heavy lifting: Local man aims for 725-pound press

What is 725 pounds?

May 29, 2012 | David Mitchell | Community sports


LCKC paddler Hornsby earns Olympic berth to Summer Games

Tim Hornsby's journey for the Olympics started in earnest in 2003. He saw it to fruition Sunday in Duisburg, Germany when he qualified for the 2012 Summer Olympics in London in the one-man (K-1) 200-meter race at the World Cup No. 2.

May 27, 2012 | From staff reports | Community sports


College rowing championships underway at Lanier

It may be a lot of work, but the members of the Lake Lanier Rowing Club are already asking for more.

May 26, 2012 | Zac Taylor | Community sports


Local golf: Dale wins at Chattahoochee

The Dedicated Players Group played matches on Monday at Chattahoochee Golf Course, and Wednesday and Friday at Chicopee Woods Golf Course. Terrence Dale finished in first place on Monday, followed by Martha Shell in second and Horace Smallwood in third. Doug Padgett finished in first place on Wednesday, Charley Kilby came in second, and Al Crego got third. Jerry Shell finished in first place on Friday, Norm Phillips came in second, and Terrence Dale and Steve Knowles tied for third.

May 26, 2012 | From staff reports | Community sports


Harrison has a healthy outlook on life after battling illness

Bert Harrison learned a lot about what is important in life while confined to a hospital bed.

May 25, 2012 | Bill Murphy | Community sports


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Articles by Section - Community sports


Local golf: Chattahoochee Men's Golf Group plays individual tournament

Gene Weschler took first place Wednesday in the first flight of the Individual Flighted tournament for the Chattahoochee Men's Golf Association at the Chattahoochee ...

May 27, 2017 | Times staff reports | Community sports


Robert Sapp Baseball Camp planned for June 12-16 in Flowery Branch

The 37thannual Robert Sapp Baseball Camp will be held June 12-16 at the Hog Mountain Baseball Complex in Flowery Branch. The camp is ...

May 22, 2017 | Times staff reports | Community sports


Gainesville's Tim Moon bench presses 805 pounds to win national title in Illinois

Gainesville's Tim Moon captured another national championship in the bench press, locking out 805 pounds at the World United Amateur Powerlifters US Nationals on ...

May 22, 2017 | Times staff reports | Community sports


Lanier Canoe and Kayak Club earns several top finishes on final day of National Team Trials

The Lanier Canoe & Kayak Club had seven competitors earn top finishes on the final day of the US Canoe & Kayak Flatwater National Team Trials on ...

May 21, 2017 | Times staff reports | Community sports


Lanier Canoe & Kayak Club has solid showing on first day of National Team Trials

The US Canoe & Kayak Flatwater National Team Trials kicked off with a solid showing from athletes from the Lanier Canoe & Kayak Club on Saturday at ...

May 20, 2017 | Times staff reports | Community sports


Local golf: Chattahoochee Golf Men's Group holds three-best-ball event

The team of Bill Adams, Bob Pyne, Carlyle Cox and Parvis Khosravi took first place in a net-strokes, three-best-ball competition for the Chattahoochee Men's ...

May 20, 2017 | Times staff reports | Community sports


Top athletes looking to make US squad at Canoe and Kayak Nationals on Lake Lanier

There's a lot of work that goes into hosting an event at Lake Lanier Olympic Park, but the hardest part may be getting the ...

May 19, 2017 | By Layne Saliba For The Times | Community sports


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